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Paolini, Allison – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
This manuscript will focus on cyber-bullying, which has become an epidemic in this country amongst children and teenagers of all different races, backgrounds, socioeconomic status, and religious beliefs. Using virtual mediums to harass, taunt, tease, threaten, and bully has become pervasive due to the availability of technology, the incredible…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Mass Media Effects, Counselor Role
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Thomas, Joy; Brevetti, Melissa – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
With the recent publication of "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis," Robert Putnam, renowned social scientist, exposed the new class divide as an urgent issue, based upon new quantitative and qualitative data (2015). Research shows that students from struggling backgrounds have little likelihood of graduating from colleges and…
Descriptors: School Effectiveness, Educational Improvement, Educational Technology, Disadvantaged Schools
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Hamel, Cheryl J.; Ryan-Jones, David – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2002
Discussion of online learning and standards for web-based and computer-based courseware focuses on learning objects, defined here as small, stand-alone units of instruction that can be tagged with descriptors and stored for reuse in various instructional contexts. Presents principles of learning object design and guidelines for assuring that…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Development, Courseware, Guidelines
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Saxena, Anshu; Kothari, D. P.; Jain, Sudhir K.; Khurana, Amulya – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2002
Discusses the use of hypermedia in education and argues that the dominant hypermedia models of electronic literacy are too limited to do justice to new media and changing views of literacy in the electronic age, especially in terms of their recourse to postmodern theories of representation. (Contains 70 references.) (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Hypermedia, Internet, Models
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Goldman, Juliette D. G.; Torrisi-Steele, Geraldine – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2002
Describes a CD-ROM written by faculty in an Australian university that is based on principles of a constructivist theory of learning. Examines three examples of appropriate interactivity to indicate the variety, relevance, pedagogical principles, and interest that can be generated to enhance student learning by using multimedia. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: CD ROMs, Constructivism (Learning), Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Andrews, Trish; Klease, Greg – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2002
Discusses a virtual faculty as an alternative to extending learning opportunities for students in regional universities or universities where specializations of interest may not be offered. Describes an Australian project that explored the viability of establishing a virtual faculty using videoconferencing, and discusses the importance of…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Learning Strategies
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Lim, Cher Ping – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2002
Explores successful integration of online learning in schools by drawing a parallel between the introduction of Internet technologies and the introduction of a new vaulting pole to pole-vaulting. Highlights the need for a paradigm shift in learning to build a learning culture in schools and a strategic plan to enculturate students to be lifelong…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Internet, Lifelong Learning, Online Courses
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Williams, Sean; Pury, Cindy – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2002
Reports the findings of a study conducted on Clemson University's electronic collaboration tool "Collaborative Learning Environment" in order to determine student opinions, and specifically why they didn't collaborate with each other in a discussion but instead repeated the teacher-as-questioner and student-as-answerer paradigm. Outlines…
Descriptors: Discussion (Teaching Technique), Higher Education, Instructional Design, Online Courses
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Janicki, Thomas N.; Schell, George P.; Weinroth, Jay – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2002
Discusses the increasing amount of educational content on the Internet for both educational and business applications and reviews basic learning theories, instructional design theories, and factors affecting successful Web-based tutorials. Proposes a model synthesizing instructional design pedagogy and Web design concepts. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Instructional Design, Internet, Learning Theories
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Ray, Beverly – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2002
Discusses the use of PDAs (personal digital assistants) by elementary and secondary students and teachers, focusing on technology integration and student-centered learning. Highlights include ideas for activities using PDAs; database applications; spreadsheet applications; Internet access; Web publishing; word processing; storing reference…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Databases, Electronic Publishing, Elementary Secondary Education
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Downey, Steve – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2001
This practitioner-oriented article addresses some of the more commonly overlooked areas of online instructional development. Five sections discuss specific aspects of online program planning and development: (1) Building a Strategic Plan; (2) Technology Planning and Selection; (3) Systemic Instructional Design Considerations; (4) Training and…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Development, Educational Planning, Educational Technology
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Schoenfeld-Tacher, Regina; Persichitte, Kay A. – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2000
Analyzes the differential skills and competencies required of faculty teaching distance education courses via the World Wide Web. The faculty perceptions of needed skills and competencies varied greatly and were found to be primarily influenced by their prior knowledge of instructional design strategies and distance education theories. Survey…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Computer Assisted Instruction, Distance Education, Educational Theories
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Irani, Tracy – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2000
Describes a study that examined the effect of direct experience on traditional aged college students' attitudes, perceptions and intentions toward distance education. Used a repeated measures design, set up to measure before and after effects of direct experience and peer influences on a sample of undergraduates. (Contains 26 references.)…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Higher Education, Measurement Techniques, Peer Influence
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Klassen, Johanna; Drummond, Damon – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2000
Describes and evaluates the design and development of an interactive multimedia simulation package for management education called Business Simulation which combines the concepts of case study methods with business simulation games. It is designed to provide students with skills-based training in human resources management, particularly…
Descriptors: Administrator Education, Business Administration Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Computer Simulation
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Hogan, Maureen P. – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2000
This is a case study of two sixth-grade teachers from Illinois who participated in a semester-long inservice to learn about Chickscope, a supercomputing application that allows students and teachers remote access to magnetic resonance images of chicken embryos. Shows how they produced an inquiry-based unit on chicken weight and measurement.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Class Activities, Grade 6, Inquiry
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