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Gao, Jinzhu; Hargis, Jace – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2010
This paper describes specific active learning strategies for teaching computer science, integrating both instructional technologies and non-technology-based strategies shown to be effective in the literature. The theoretical learning components addressed include an intentional method to help students build metacognitive abilities, as well as…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Computer Science Education, Technology Uses in Education, Learning Strategies
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Hargis, Jace; Jensen, Scott; Kohn, Carolynn; Normand, Matthew; Schooler, Deborah – Journal of Effective Teaching, 2008
The iPod digital music player has been available since late 2001, and even in higher education, its presence has been seen, although mostly in the hands of students and rarely for outcomes-based educational purposes. In 2004, Duke University provided free iPods to all 1,650 first year students, which subsequently enabled faculty to create learning…
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, Learning Strategies, Handheld Devices, College Faculty