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Plotts, Courtney – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2018
Many Latino/a students select online learning as a viable option for completing a college degree. Yet, Latino/a perspectives regarding online social presence is unknown. This study explored Latino/a students' perceptions of social presence in online courses as related to their culture perspectives of interpersonal communication, values, norms and…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Case Studies, Hispanic American Culture, Online Courses
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Bussert-Webb, Kathy; Henry, Laurie A. – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This case study took place during an after-school program in a public Texas school district along the U.S./Mexico border. We explore a focal participant's technology access and use as part of our larger digital literacy research. We asked: What in- and out-of-school digital literacy skills, access, and experiences did Robot Boy (pseudonym)…
Descriptors: Case Studies, After School Programs, Access to Computers, Educational Technology
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Ryder, Robert; Machajewski, Szymon – International Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This qualitative case study reports the adoption of gamification in a college level foreign language courses. An exploratory approach allows the authors to describe how gamification was applied and what results were documented. A custom mobile app was adopted to increase engagement and interest of students in the specific field of study. External…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Educational Games, Teaching Methods
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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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Kang, Inae – International Journal of Educational Technology, 1999
Discusses problem-based learning (PBL) and its effects on the development of sociomorality, based on a case study of first graders in a Korean elementary school. Discusses constructivism and the four principles of PBL environments, including experiential learning, collaborative learning, authentic learning, and the role of the teacher. (Contains…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Constructivism (Learning), Elementary Education, Experiential Learning