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.
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.
- 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.
- Pacific Womens College: Unique Experience.
Rebora, Anthony // 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.
- States Roundup.
Rebora, Anthony // 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...
- Jigsaw Teaching Platform.
Rebora, Anthony // Language Magazine;
The article offers information on the Jigsaw Meeting virtual classroom platform by Jigsaw Meeting.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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....
- 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...
- Zombie apocalypse: children's problem solving in a virtual world.
Huggett, Cindy // 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...
- 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.
- 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.,...
- Dance of democracy.
Meena, M. S.; Singh, K. M.; Meena, H. R.; Kanwat, Manish // 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.
- 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 Aplicaciï¿½n del Aprendizaje Basado en Problemas en la Asignatura Proyecto de Licenciatura en Quï¿½mica.
Lorenzo, Rosa A.; Fern�ndez, Purificaci�n; Carro, Antonia M. // Formaciï¿½n 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 TRï¿½DNï¿½HO UCITELE NA KLIMA ï¿½KOLNï¿½ TRï¿½DY.
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 educaciï¿½n universitaria on-line en el Periodismo desde la visiï¿½n 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...
- Camera tracking by online learning of keypoint arrangements using LLAH in augmented reality applications.
Uchiyama, Hideaki; Saito, Hideo; Servi�res, Myriam; Moreau, Guillaume // Virtual Reality; Jun2011, Vol. 15 Issue 2/3, p109
We propose a camera-tracking method by on-line learning of keypoint arrangements in augmented reality applications. As target objects, we deal with intersection maps from GIS and text documents, which are not dealt with by the popular SIFT and SURF descriptors. For keypoint matching by keypoint...
- 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...
- Knowledge Practices Laboratory.
Vasileva, Tania Krumova; Tchoumatchenko, Vassiliy Platonovitch // Annual Journal of Electronics; 2010, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p161
The paper presents the Knowledge Practices Laboratory (KP-Lab) Project. The objective of KP-Lab is to develop a novel theoretical approach, tools and services, and practical models to elicit deliberate creation of knowledge and advance corresponding knowledge practices. Based on a brief...
- 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...
- The development of plurilingual competence through authentic assessment and self-assessment: case study.
Downing, Raquel Hidalgo // Vigo International Journal of Applied Linguistics; 2012, Vol. 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...
- Microsoft honors Two Indian Startups with $30,000.
Downing, Raquel Hidalgo // Siliconindia; Jul2012, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p10
The article reports on the two Indian virtual classroom business startups Aurus Network and NowFloats Technologies.
- 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 ï¿½olstvo (National Education Institute of Republic of...
- Portal de Servicios AVIP en la UNED.
Rodrigo, Covadonga; Alonso, Vanesa; Vázquez, Noé; Santos, Martín; Novo, María; Gago, David; Vázquez, Marta; García, José; Martínez, Darío // CISTI (Iberian Conference on Information Systems & Technologies ; Jun2012, p590
This paper discusses the progress in the management interface and access to AVIP (Audiovisual technology over IP) of UNED (National University of Distance Education). The new Website ensures more accessible and easier access to services. This Site is focused on the Virtual Classroom...
- 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...
- CHALLENGES ENCOUNTERED BY A DISTANCE LEARNING ORGANISATION.
Malik, Sangeeta // Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education (TOJDE); Jul2012, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p17
Distance learning as the name indicates is a learning, learner gets from distant places. In this learning system, learner and educators are separated by space & time. Lots of distance learning organizations are spreading to meet the increased demand of current & future needs of adult education....
- Virtualizing With Vigor.
Malik, Sangeeta // Campus Technology Magazine; Sep2011, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p22
An interview with John Mullen, vice president and general manger for education, state and local government of Dell Inc., is presented. Mullen mentions the benefits of virtualization which include improvement in patches management, update software, and manage user profiles. He says that virtual...
- 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...
- Three steps to TinCan heaven.
Leteney, Fiona // e.learning age; Mar2013, p22
The article discusses three phases to Experience API, also known as Project TinCan. The initial phase is said to replace SCORM with the Experience API so that some of the annoying issues currently experienced with SCORM can be overcome. The second phase demands the development of learning record...
- 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 SimulaciÃ³n en Ambientes Virtuales para el Aprendizaje.
Fredes, Claudio A.; Hernández, Juan P.; Díaz, Daniel A. // FormaciÃ³n 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...
- A Virtual Success at VALIC.
Lang, Annamarie // Learning Circuits; 2011, p1
The article reports on the success of VALIC, a member company of SunAmerica Financial Group, in using a virtual classroom. It details how the economic slowdown drove organizations to use virtual classrooms in place of traditional training programs. It describes the virtual session offered by...
- 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...