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Fields, C. J.; Demchak, MaryAnn – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
School-based microenterprises and vocational training opportunities represent an effective approach to developing transferable vocational skills in students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The authors describe the implementation of an online, school-based microenterprise at a rural high school that emphasizes functional digital…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Training, Skill Development, Job Skills
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Cordie, Leslie; Sailors, Jamie; Barlow, Becky; Kush, John S. – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2019
In this paper, we describe the use of ePortfolios at a public, land-grant university and document how the ePortfolio has been used to develop more authentic learning experiences. We discuss the best practices for ePortfolios and its varied use as a teaching and learning tool. In addition, we discuss the challenges of implementing ePortfolios. For…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Career Choice, Portfolios (Background Materials), Authentic Learning
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Li, Kun; Darr, Kent; Gao, Fei – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2018
Researchers have recognized the role that microblogging tools play in enhancing the effectiveness of communication and interaction in the classroom. However, few studies have specifically examined how to use microblogging tools to bring educational resources into the classroom to enrich the student learning experience. The exploratory case study…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Web Sites
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Bugawa, Afaf Mubarak; Mirzal, Andri – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2018
This article describes how the use of Web 2.0 technologies in the field of learning is on the rise. By their nature, Web 2.0 technologies increase the interactivity between users where interactivity is considered to be a key to success in traditional classrooms. This article reviews recent studies in the field of Web 2.0 technologies for learning…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Web 2.0 Technologies, College Students, Student Experience
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Bandalaria, Melinda dela Peña – Journal of Learning for Development, 2018
This paper is an attempt to describe the situation of higher education in Asia including the challenges it faced as well as the open and distance elearning initiatives by different countries and universities. Data gathering was done through review of online documents and websites as well as documentation of the different initiatives especially by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Barriers, Distance Education
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Choi, Grace Y. – Educational Media International, 2018
Although online education is popularized, it is in a developing stage that continues to struggle with communicating and engaging with students. The question remains on how students can be better engaged in online educational materials that are presented in asynchronous media, especially in lecture videos. Thus, using engagement theory, the present…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Lecture Method, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Dailey-Hebert, Amber – Journal of Educators Online, 2018
We are incredibly fortunate to live in a time of accessible information and rampant knowledge transfer. However, a double-edged sword exists with the extensive scope and breadth of content that is available and which requires keen skills to cull the valid from invalid. Consequently, it is our obligation and responsibility to hone and refine our…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Educational Resources, Technology Uses in Education
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Leung, Javier – Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 2018
Teachers have many options for continuing education and professional development. Online platforms are 1 option that can provide 24/7 access to professional development. This article describes an analysis of utilization patterns of resources and site features in 1 online professional development platform for K-12 teachers in the state of Missouri…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Faculty Development, Professional Continuing Education, Elementary School Teachers