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  1. The Influence of Different Virtual Manipulative Types on Student-Led Techno-Mathematical Discourse

    Katie Anderson-Pence, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, United States; Patricia Moyer-Packenham, Utah State University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 35, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 5–31

    This exploratory study examined the influence of different virtual manipulative (VM) types on the nature of student pairs’ techno-mathematical discourse (TMD). Three fifth-grade student pairs... More

    pp. 5-31

  2. Revisiting Past, Current,& Future of Instructional Theory

    Abdulmenaf Gul & Tugba Kamali Arslantas, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1072–1078

    The purpose of this study is to discuss the instructional theory’s past, current, and future from a critical lens by pointing out the Snelbecker (1983)’s article. Firstly, instructional theory’s... More

    pp. 1072-1078

  3. Online Instructor Toolkit: Building a Support Resource for Faculty

    Iryna Loboda, Joan Thomas & Jean Derco, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1020–1021

    This presentation discusses the Online Instructor Toolkit, a web-based support resource for University of Tennessee, Knoxville, faculty who want to transform their courses and move them to an... More

    pp. 1020-1021

  4. Collaborative Learning Through Drawing on iPads

    Michael Spitzer, Social Learning, Graz University of Technology, Austria; Martin Ebner, Department of Social Learning / Graz University of Technology, Austria

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 806–815

    Teamwork and collaboration skills are very important for improving learning efficiency and experience. Therefore an innovative iPad app, called Teamsketch, was developed to provide a collaborative ... More

    pp. 806-815

  5. Engaging College Students in Global Interaction via Digital Media: Setting the Stage for the International Writing Exchange (IWE) Project

    Lyudmila Smirnova, Mount Saint Mary College, United States; Nellie Deutsch, University of Phoenix, Canada

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 802–805

    Abstract Robust literature and experience with distant collaboration demonstrate the promise of globally connected classrooms. In the world of digital media and emerging technologies, it is easy to... More

    pp. 802-805

  6. Collaboration Scenario-based Scale for Emotion Regulation: Measuring Learners’ Agency to Regulate Own, Others’ and Group Emotions

    Ritsuko Oshima & Jun Oshima, RECLS, Shizuoka University, Japan

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 796–801

    We report our preliminary attempt to develop a new interview instrument for evaluating university students’ knowledge and skills in collaborative learning. By combining point-scale items in... More

    pp. 796-801

  7. An Agile Learning Model

    Natalie Senjov-Makohon, Deakin University, Australia

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 144–148

    In one Australian university, sessional and permanent academics and support staff have been involved in Digital Literacy (DL). This paper reflects on an agile and creative model developed to... More

    pp. 144-148

  8. ComunicARTE: Developing communicative competences in Primary through teaching thinking and cooperative work

    Sonia Lara & Mª Carmen González-Torres, Universidad de Navarra, Spain; Alvaro Gonzalez & Nicolás Muracciole, Irabia-Izaga Primary and Higher School, Spain

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 16–21

    The purpose of this communication is twofold: Firstly, to present the project ComunicARTE as a teaching-Learning system (which implements mobile devices) designed to develop thinking skills and... More

    pp. 16-21

  9. Social Media, Online Collaboration, and Mobile Devices: Tools for Demonstrating Digital Literacy

    Mark Frydenberg, Bentley University Computer Information Systems Department, United States; Diana Andone, University of Timisoara Politehnica, Romania

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 6–15

    The authors' previous work in studying of how digital students use technology for collaboration as members of international teams is updated with the strong use of social media. The authors... More

    pp. 6-15

  10. Ditch the Lecture, Add Active Learning

    Elizabeth Mcalpin, Global Learning and Innovation at NYU IT, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1849–1853

    Imagine you have to teach a semester long course to over 300 graduate students. Instead of lecturing to 300 students in a large lecture hall you have to lecture to 35 students in a small classroom ... More

    pp. 1849-1853

  11. Semantic Text Theme Generation in Collaborative Online Learning Environments

    Andrew Lumpe, David Wicks, Robin Henrikson & Nalline Baliram, Seattle Pacific University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1837–1842

    Online students' ability to self-regulate led to focused attention and time on-task. Given a need for more theoretical work in this area, as well as the potential practical benefits, we sought to... More

    pp. 1837-1842

  12. Using Technology to Support Active Learning and Group Collaboration in a Multi-Campus Environment

    Min Liu & Emily McKelroy, Univ. of Texas at Austin, United States; Doris Adams, Patrick Davis, Kamran Ziai & Donna Burkett, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1821–1830

    In this study, we investigated the types of technology tools used by third-year professional students enrolled in a Pharm D course in Fall 2014; and examined which tools were most helpful to... More

    pp. 1821-1830

  13. Case Study: Use of Blackboard Wiki in an Online Graduate Course to Foster Transactional Interactions

    Shahrzad (Sherry) Vafa & Mary Lasater, University of Houston - Victoria, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1635–1638

    The aim of this paper is to demonstrate the use of an available feature in Blackboard course management, Wiki, to foster collaboration, communication, and interaction in a graduate level course... More

    pp. 1635-1638

  14. The Effectiveness of Online Professional Development for Teachers

    Ali Suwayied Alqarni, Southern Illinois University (SIUC), United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1384–1390

    The paper is to examine whether online professional development for teachers is effective or not. The effectiveness the researcher looked into was through an overview of many studies that identify... More

    pp. 1384-1390

  15. Utilizing emerging web standards designing a Synchronous Shared Workspace

    Stefan Nilsson, University West, Sweden

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1157–1161

    This brief paper is part of a larger project aimed at innovating mediated collaboration in higher education. In this paper, we will discuss technology needed to be able to develop a web based... More

    pp. 1157-1161

  16. An Investigation of Technology-Supported Collaborative Problem Solving among Students of Interdisciplinary Teams

    Xun Ge & Qian Wang, University of Oklahoma, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1092–1099

    In this presentation we will report a qualitative study examining the role of technologies in supporting interdisciplinary collaborative problem solving (ICPS). The participants were university... More

    pp. 1092-1099

  17. Collaborative activity in an online bilingual exchange: social presence in an emergent collaborative community.

    Ute Gerda Walker, Massey University, New Zealand

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1057–1062

    The paper explores the discursive construction of social presence in an international online collaboration of distributed language learners from different cultural, institutional and linguistic... More

    pp. 1057-1062

  18. Working Together with Purpose in Online Learning Environments

    Toni Rader, Washoe County School District, United States; Shawn Pennell, Rod Case, David Crowther & Jacque Ewing-Taylor, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1049–1050

    Washoe County School District and the University of Nevada, Reno provide e-learning courses for educators working with second-language learners, many of whom are the course participants. Activities... More

    pp. 1049-1050

  19. “I Attend University, but I Live on the Internet.” Perceived Disparities between Collaborative Online Learning and Offline Learning at the University.

    Jasmin Bastian, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 746–748

    Interest is in designing online courses, projects and activities that focus on the process of learning and the learning community tending to put lower priority on instructional aspects and instead ... More

    pp. 746-748

  20. Reflections on Significant Learning in a Two-Course Sequence Capstone for Information Systems and Information Technology

    Kimberly W. Bartholomew & Keith R. Mulbery, Utah Valley University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 543–548

    Describes the structure and delivery of an upper-division two-course Systems Analysis Design and Implementation sequence where students in the Information Systems and Information Technology... More

    pp. 543-548