Citations with the tag: VIRTUAL classrooms

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  • WiFi to Go.
     // T H E Journal; Sep2010, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p6 

    The article gives information about a pilot program in Hawaii where students at the Myron B. Thompson Academy, an online public charter school, receive mobile devices with the WiFi standard for Internet capability.

  • Reviews.
    Geitgey, Gayle A. // Technology Connection; Dec97, Vol. 4 Issue 7, p37 

    Reviews the book `Virtual Classrooms: Educational Opportunity Through Two-Way Interactive Television,' by Vicki Hobbs and J. Scott Christianson.

  • Pacific Womens College: Unique Experience.
    Geitgey, Gayle A. // Women in Higher Education (10608303); May2012, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p4 

    The article reports on the launch of an online program just for women by the Pacific Womens College and plans to expand to physical classrooms in Hawaii in 2012.

  • 4 Keys to Designing a Virtual Desktop Environment.
    Alander, Link // T H E Journal;  

    An excerpt from the article about desktop virtualization published on the digital edition of "Campus Technology" journal as of September 2013 is presented. INSET: COMMUNICATING THE BENEFITS OF DESKTOP VIRTUALIZATION.

  • States Roundup.
    Alander, Link // India -- West; 11/12/2010, Vol. 35 Issue 51, pA44 

    The article offers news briefs in India including the rumors of blast in the Hanamkonda area in Andhra Pradesh, the plan of the Kerala Forest and Wildlife Department in Kerala to train snake-catchers, and the plan of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India to introduce virtual classroom...

  • Teaching Avatars.
    Sawchuk, Stephen // Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook; Mar2011, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p4 

    The article reports that teacher-candidates at the University of Central Florida in Orlando can practice in a virtual classroom that uses a system called TeachME in which students are avatars, computer-generated characters whose movements and speech are controlled by a professional actor.

  • Video Buffs.
    Rebora, Anthony // Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook; Mar2011, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p12 

    The article discusses results of the "Deepening Connections" annual survey of teachers' technology which showed that 76 percent of teachers use video content for classroom instruction, an increase from 55 percent in 2007.

  • A Virtual Experiment.
    Saleem, Rukhsar // Dataquest; 4/1/2012, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p67 

    The article presents a case study which examines virtual classes technology of Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon, India. It states that the objective behind this study was to create a classroom experience for students attending classes from multiple locations away from the campus....

  • SES Showcases Satellite Technology at Africa E-Learning Conference in Uganda.
    Saleem, Rukhsar // Wireless Satellite & Broadcasting; May2014, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p4 

    The article reports that SES Broadband Services has launched its latest broadband solution via a demonstration of a virtual classroom streamed live via satellite from a Munich university at the eLearning Africa conference in Kampala, Uganda.

  • Book reviews: Science & technology.
    Gillespie, Thom // Library Journal; 1/1/1998, Vol. 123 Issue 1, p134 

    Reviews the book `Creating the Virtual Classroom: Distance Learning with the Internet,' by Lynette R. Porter.

  • Jigsaw Teaching Platform.
    Gillespie, Thom // Language Magazine; Aug2013, Vol. 12 Issue 12, p45 

    The article offers information on the Jigsaw Meeting virtual classroom platform by Jigsaw Meeting.

  • How do I enhance motivation to learn and higher order cognition among students of Science through the use of a virtual learning environment?
    McMahon, Mary // Educational Journal of Living Theories; 2010, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p170 

    In this paper I explore the capacity of Moodle to enhance the teaching and learning of Leaving Certificate Biology within a small urban secondary school. I simultaneously investigate the potential of the technology to enhance higher-order cognition and motivation to learn among the students....

  • Communication and Collaboration in the Digital Age.
    McAnear, Anita // Learning & Leading with Technology; Feb2012, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p4 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the author discusses the topics of various articles published in the issue including one on virtual classrooms, one regarding the use of student videos in learning, and one about student web design projects.

  • Interoperability of Educational Systems - Editorial of Special Issue.
    Olmedilla, Daniel; Saito, Nobuo; Simon, Bernd // Journal of Educational Technology & Society; Apr2006, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p1 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including personalized adaptive learning, author-defined data storage and the virtual campus approach.

  • Save Money With ASSE's Virtual Classroom.
    Olmedilla, Daniel; Saito, Nobuo; Simon, Bernd // Professional Safety; Jun2011, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p8 

    The article offers information on the Virtual Classroom developed by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) in the U.S.

  • top 10 WEB STORIES.
    Olmedilla, Daniel; Saito, Nobuo; Simon, Bernd // Technology & Learning; Apr2013, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p8 

    A list of the top 10 online news and statistics affecting the K-12 education technology community as of April 1, 2013, including the use of ForAllRubrics for grading student work, the advantages of using the Penultimate application for taking handwritten notes on the iPad, and how social media...

  • Common Features of a Virtual Classroom Software Program.
    Huggett, Cindy // Learning Circuits; 2010, p2 

    The article describes the usual features of a virtual classroom software applications. Document sharing is commonly utilized by programs , where it involves uploading a file into a viewing window that can be seen by computer screens of participants. Chat allows users to converse with...

  • Fairfax County (Va.) district considers starting a virtual high school.
    Huggett, Cindy // American School & University Exclusive Insight; 4/13/2012, p5 

    The article cites a report from "The Washington Post" on the possibility for the Fairfax County district in Virginia to become the first in the Washington, D.C. region to create a virtual public high school which would enable students to take all their classes at home from a computer.

  • Dance of democracy.
    Huggett, Cindy // India Today; 8/15/2011, p20 

    The article reports on the launching of virtual classrooms developed by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corp. with the participation of artists Madhuri Dixit and Uddhav Thackeray.

  • Three Free Podcasts.
    Huggett, Cindy // Professional Safety; Dec2013, Vol. 58 Issue 12, p6 

    The article features three free podcasts for virtual classrooms.

  • The development of plurilingual competence through authentic assessment and self-assessment: case study.
    Downing, Raquel Hidalgo // Vigo International Journal of Applied Linguistics; 2012, Issue 9, p63 

    In this article we present a case-study of authentic assessment carried out with learners taking part in an online plurilingual learning programme. The procedure of authentic assessment chosen here was to propose the learners to elaborate a Portfolio. The learning context consists of a programme...

  • Hershey Launches U.S.-Ghana Learning Program.
    Downing, Raquel Hidalgo // Progressive Grocer (India Edition); Mar2013, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p110 

    The article informs that food company Hershey Co. has launched a unique distance-learning program linking schoolchildren in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and cocoa producing Ghana through real-time, high-definition technology that creates a common virtual classroom.

  • Attitude: A Determinant of Agricultural Graduates' Participation in Videoconferencing Technology.
    Meena, M. S.; Singh, K. M.; Meena, H. R.; Kanwat, Manish // Journal of Agricultural Science (1916-9752); Jan2012, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p136 

    The study envisaged to evaluate the attitude of agricultural graduates towards Videoconferencing (VC) technology. Study focused at persuasion stage of adoption process of innovations. A Likert-type-scale was developed, which consisted of 23-items. The scale instrument had four sections, viz.,...

  • Zombie apocalypse: children's problem solving in a virtual world.
    Meena, M. S.; Singh, K. M.; Meena, H. R.; Kanwat, Manish // English 4--11; Summer2013, Issue 48, p7 

    The article offers information on collaborative research work that investigates how virtual worlds might be used within school literacy and is partly funded by the United Kingdom Literacy Association. It informs that Barnsborough, a secure and virtual world environment has been designed to...

  • Cowboy Logic.
    Taylor, Ryan M. // North Dakota Horizons; Winter2013, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p6 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of attending a virtual classroom to learn Norwegian language.

  • Virtual Teaching And Strategies: Transitioning From Teaching Traditional Classes To Online Classes.
    Barrett, Bob // Contemporary Issues in Education Research; Dec2010, Vol. 3 Issue 12, p17 

    As more technology has become available in man), parts of the globe, a new type of student population has emerged. The traditional student image of higher learning has been somewhat limited in many countries, but given the impact of the Internet, this traditional "student body" has changed....

  • Experiencia en la Aplicaci�n del Aprendizaje Basado en Problemas en la Asignatura Proyecto de Licenciatura en Qu�mica.
    Lorenzo, Rosa A.; Fern�ndez, Purificaci�n; Carro, Antonia M. // Formaci�n Universitaria; 2011, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p37 

    The design and implementation of a virtual classroom on the WebCT platform for the course Chemistry Project at the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain are described. Problembased learning has been implemented in this course. The topic of the course belongs to the experimental training...

  • Digital Content Use is Not Yet Widespread.
    Lorenzo, Rosa A.; Fern�ndez, Purificaci�n; Carro, Antonia M. // Electronic Education Report; 5/16/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 10, p5 

    The article offers information survey for Project Tomorrow entitled "The New 3 E's of Education: Enabled, Engaged, Empowered" concerning the use of digital content in the classroom. According to the survey, teachers in grades K-5 frequently use skill development software with their students,...

  • Class acts.
    Capaldi-Drewett, Tracy // e.learning age; May2011, p18 

    The article discusses several steps for effective implementation of virtual classrooms. In a survey conducted by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) in 2011, the use of virtual classrooms suggested a reduction in externally-provided learning options and an increase use of...

  • Fatigue evaluation in maintenance and assembly operations by digital human simulation in virtual environment.
    Ma, Liang; Chablat, Damien; Bennis, Fouad; Zhang, Wei; Hu, Bo; Guillaume, Fran�ois // Virtual Reality; Mar2011, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p55 

    Virtual human techniques have been used a lot in industrial design in order to consider human factors and ergonomics as early as possible, and it has been integrated into VR applications to complete ergonomic evaluation tasks. In order to generalize the evaluation task in VE, especially for...

  • VLIV TR�DN�HO UCITELE NA KLIMA �KOLN� TR�DY.
    Calonov�, Darina // Media4u Magazine; 2011, Issue 4, p29 

    The article discusses the influence of class teachers in the class climate as a current topical subject. The issue of class climate is widely represented in literature, the influence and importance of the class teacher is less frequent, even though it is undoubtedly one of the major actors...

  • Rethinking citizenship.
    Van Zoost, Steven // Aviso; Fall2011, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p28 

    The article offers a discussion on what grade students in Nova Scotia think about citizenship through a collaborative online classroom. The students expressed their thoughts on how citizenship may be demonstrated in the digital world. Among the behaviors that demonstrate citizenship are using...

  • La educaci�n universitaria on-line en el Periodismo desde la visi�n del estudiante.
    G�mez-Escalonilla, G.; Sant�n, M.; Mathieu, G. // Comunicar; 2011, Vol. 18 Issue 37, p73 

    The advance in new technologies has changed the educational model considerably. On-line education has arrived with a bang at university and those degree courses linked to the field of communication have adopted this type of technologies. In just a few years, the number of courses available in...

  • Feasibility and accuracy of medication checks via Internet video.
    Bradford, Natalie; Armfield, Nigel R.; Young, Jeanine; Smith, Anthony C. // Journal of Telemedicine & Telecare; Apr2012, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p128 

    We investigated the feasibility and accuracy of using Internet-based videoconferencing for double-checking medications. Ten participants checked 30 different medications using a desktop PC and a webcam. The accuracy of the video-based checks was compared with 'face-to-vial' checks. The checks...

  • Letter to the editor: The electronic learning habits of radiology trainees in London and South East England.
    BURKE, C. J.; THOMAS, R. H.; FASCIA, D.; HOWLETT, D.; HEENAN, S. // British Journal of Radiology; Sep2011, Vol. 84 Issue 1005, p867 

    The article discusses the electronic learning habits of radiology trainees in London, England and South East England. It notes on the use of electronic and Internet applications, noting that they provide a valuable information resource for radiologists in training. It also mentions the Radiology...

  • Improving Student Retention through Technology in India.
    Baruah, Trisha Dowerah // Asian Journal of Distance Education; Dec2011, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p15 

    This paper aims to find out the impact and assessment of E-learning Technologies on student retention in ODL system. E-Learning refers to using electronic applications and processes which include web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classrooms and digital collaboration. Such...

  • SPLETNA UCILNICA MOODLE PRI USPOSABLJANJU UCITELJEV.
    Kac, Liljana // Iskanja; 2010, Vol. 28 Issue 37/38, p137 

    Web learning system Moodle is nowadays as a virtual open source tool firmly established in education - both in the world and in Slovenia. The article presents the use of Moodle at the inservice teacher training, organised by Zavod RS za �olstvo (National Education Institute of Republic of...

  • Pulling the silos together.
    Perring, David // e.learning age; Nov2012, p30 

    The article discusses the importance of mobile learning and integrated management talent. It mentions the joined-up organisational approach for performance, learning and recruitment in contrast with the call for creating a greater strategic impact and connected user experience. It also notes the...

  • A New Way to See Eye-to-Eye.
    MONGELUZO, ANTHONY // New Jersey CPA; Mar/Apr2013, Issue 38, p29 

    The article offers information on several software applications in video conferencing in businesses. It discusses some of the popular video conference products including FaceTime, Google+ Hangouts, and Skype. The author also presents cautions and limitations of using video conferences, such as...

  • Using videoconferencing in a school-scientist partnership: students' perceptions and scientists' challenges.
    Falloon, Garry // Research in Learning Technology; 2012, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p1 

    This research studied a series of videoconference teaching workshops and virtual labs, which formed a component of a school-scientist partnership involving a New Zealand science research institute and year 13 students at a Wellington high school. It explored students' perceptions of the...

  • Potencial y Problemas de la Simulación en Ambientes Virtuales para el Aprendizaje.
    Fredes, Claudio A.; Hernández, Juan P.; Díaz, Daniel A. // Formación Universitaria; 2012, Vol. 5 Issue 1, p45 

    This article provides information to establish a basis for discussing the development of teaching software based on virtual environments, to be used by administrators and students of the technical area of manufacture in Chile. The main objective was to analyze the potentiality and the problems...

  • Free Podcasts From ASSE's Virtual Classroom Available.
    Fredes, Claudio A.; Hernández, Juan P.; Díaz, Daniel A. // Professional Safety; Jul2012, Vol. 57 Issue 7, p29 

    The article reports on the free podcasts available at the virtual classroom of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).

  • The Classroom as a Virtual Community: An Experience with Student Backchannel Discourse.
    Cronin, John J. // Business Education Innovation Journal; 2011, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p56 

    Backchannel discourse is defined as electronic communication between students in an "on-ground" class. Since students in many classes are likely to engage in back-channel discourse anyway, instructors should consider using it for their benefit, and perhaps even proactively encourage it. The...

  • Small team - where to start?
    Tuckwood, Debbie // Credit Management; Jun2013, p56 

    The article offers advise on how to build skills and the needed approach for small teams to manage credit. It cites some of the approach which includes maximising the benefit of any learning experience, not underestimating the power of qualifications, and building motivation for personal...

  • ACTIVE LEARNING IN ASYNCHRONOUS DISTANCE EDUCATION.
    Koppelman, Herman // Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on Cognition &; 2009, p392 

    Active learning plays a dominant role in contemporary education. Many effective techniques and practices have been described, but usually they are directed at face-to-face classes. In this paper we investigate some of these techniques and practices, and apply them to an asynchronous distance...

  • Modelling a Peer Assignment Review Process for Collaborative E-learning.
    Kahiigi, Evelyn Kigozi; Vesisenaho, Mikko; Hansson, Henrik; Danielson, Mats; Tusubira, F. F. // Journal of Interactive Online Learning; Summer2012, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p67 

    The educational culture in most developing countries is lecturer-centred with lecturers as providers of information and students as receivers of information. This approach has impacted on student's ability to seek and create knowledge to support their learning process. A collaborative learning...

  • Is E-learning Based On Learning Theories? A Literature Review.
    Pange, Apostolia; Pange, Jenny // World Academy of Science, Engineering & Technology; Aug2011, Issue 56, p62 

    E-learning aims to build knowledge and skills in order to enhance the quality of learning. Research has shown that the majority of the e-learning solutions lack in pedagogical background and present some serious deficiencies regarding teaching strategies and content delivery, time and pace...

  • Integración de redes sociales y entornos virtuales de aprendizaje.
    Carlos Torres-Diaz, Juan; Inés Jara, Dunia; Valdiviezo, Priscila // Revista de la Educación a Distancia; Jan2013, Issue 35, p1 

    In this article a new learning model based on social networks integrated in a Moodle environment is presented. Social network concept is the base for informal learning to be part of a formal course. The proposed model has two formats, the first one allows students to freely add comments in a...

  • The box-ticking time wasters.
    Waller, Vaughan // e.learning age;  

    The author questions the significance of the mandatory assessment that comes at the end of every compliance course in Great Britain. He shows that answers to these tests are sometimes shared by learners who have already completed the electronic learning course. He argues that scenario-based...

  • Australian Academia - A Perfect Storm?
    Benson, Stephen // Annual International Conference on Business Strategy & Organizat;  

    This paper provides a situational analysis of the Australian University system and argues that it is a crisis in potentio. The following significant threats are examined: the ageing academic workforce, massive open online courses (MOOCs), a culture of managerialism and a "user pays" philosophy....

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