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Immersive Learning Environment Using 3D Virtual Worlds and Integrated Remote Experimentation

Roderval Marcelino, Juarez Bento da Silva, Vilson Gruber, Simone Meister Bilessimo
2013 International Journal of Online Engineering (iJOE)  
of teaching support, speed of access and foremost motivation for students to continue in scientific study of the technology areas.  ...  The proposed architecture is based on a model implemented fully featured open source and open hardware.  ...  A laboratory for educational purposes should also be seen as a "community of learning", favouring all sorts of interactions between teachers and students, and among students themselves, in particular.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijoe.v9is1.2353 fatcat:bls544acg5f5nlbxapbzpoqzgy


Kristina Groth, Sinna Lindqvist, Cristian Bogdan, Tobias Lidskog, Yngve Sundblad, Ovidiu Sandor
2006 Proceedings of the 20th conference of the computer-human interaction special interest group (CHISIG) of Australia on Computer-human interaction: design: activities, artefacts and environments - OZCHI '06  
In our work with teachers in an archipelago school distributed over six islands we have focused on encouraging communication using a digital notice board, providing for handwritten, quickly written notes  ...  For people working in situations with few colleagues around, information technology could be used for increased communication with colleagues at other places.  ...  for good co-operation, and all teachers in the archipelago school for the time they have given us during the project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1228175.1228224 dblp:conf/ozchi/GrothLBLSS06 fatcat:owl76jzadvgztkhhfrcniwdupi


Najmunnisa Khan , Victoria Joseph, Rabia Aslam
2021 Pakistan journal of educational research  
An electronic selfdeveloped phenomenological survey questionnaire was distributed through Whatsapp/Email, Moreover 10 parents were also interviewed for triangulation.  ...  A phenomenological survey was used in the study. 171 parents from South Asia were selected through convenience and purposive sampling technique.  ...  Geographical asymmetry or underdevelopment also provides a framework for empathetic the processes that create injustice. Due to geographic location, the organization imposed location discrimination.  ... 
doi:10.52337/pjer.v3i2.37 fatcat:gcqz6b2lovgnjp4fipt5kf52gq

Tutors' Forum: engaging distributed communities of practice

Rosemary Beaumont, Jeannette Stirling, Alisa Percy
2009 Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning  
development for teachers working at a distance from the subject coordinator and other members of the teaching team.  ...  We examine strategies for engaging multi-location teachers as key contributors to a quality learning experience for students and provide an analysis of how identified teaching needs and professional development  ...  Not least, was the need for a sense of community among geographically-dispersed teaching teams.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02680510902879478 fatcat:lhbdffm6pbf5xa5xbv4n4lbu6e

Role of geography teacher in forming the pupils' cartographic competence

2021 Studies in Geography  
Since it is impossible to study geography without a geographic map as a forming factor for spatial thinking, the authors of the article conducted an empirical research.  ...  of subject competence in cartography among pupils with the use of proper and relevant methodological instruments for teaching pupils' cartographic competence.  ...  map signal the failure of geographical research"; "Map contributes to the discovery of geographical patterns, that is, the laws of space distribution, correlation, combination and interaction of phenomena  ... 
doi:10.48128/pisg/2021-66.2-03 fatcat:c7hrbst5f5djbfmvjz24lifxrm

Elements for Academic Leadership in a Virtual Space

Dustin M. Hebert, Myra Lovett, Louisiana Tech University, University of Louisiana Monroe
2021 Journal of Higher Education Policy And Leadership Studies  
Here, we apply those traits to personal experiences between March 2020 and May 2021 to propose a model for leadership in a virtual space.  ...  The themes of creating a culture of trust, teambuilding and collaboration, and communication emerged in the literature as traits of effective leaders.  ...  Building trust in a virtual space requires technology access that fits the specific academic setting, creating a sense of community with shared purpose and allowing for collaboration amidst institutional  ... 
doi:10.52547/johepal.2.3.180 fatcat:47blxt2xqnegtitb2cv3jrsaza

Exploring Perceptions Related to Teacher Retention Issues in Rural Western United States

Heather Williams, Boise State University, Janet Williamson, Carl Siebert, Boise State University, Boise State University
2022 Education in rural Australia  
Additional research is needed to understand the interconnection of rural spaces and teacher retention.  ...  The purpose of this study was to understand the perceptions of educational stakeholders in a rural region of the western United States as they relate to retaining teachers in rural school communities that  ...  For instance, feeling valued, self-perception of success as a teacher, and a sense of self-worth correlate with teacher retention (Blase, 2009) .  ... 
doi:10.47381/aijre.v32i2.331 fatcat:4g2xy75cojbdxp2qw3o6633zia

"I don't think that word means what you think it means": A proposed framework for defining learning communities

Richard E. West, Gregory S. Williams
2017 Educational technology research and development  
In this paper we address the obfuscation surrounding the concept of learning communities by operationalizing community according to four characteristics that serve as boundaries for defining a community  ...  In addition to defining and discussing learning community boundaries, we share insights for researching learning communities.  ...  For example, in co-working spaces, such as Open Gov Hub in Washington D.C., different companies share an open working space, creating in a physical sense a very real community, but members of these separate  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11423-017-9535-0 fatcat:ztuudyy42jdbjab474iff5mmki

School projects in priority educational territories - geographical experiences in University of Oporto (Portugal)

Elsa Pacheco, Laura Soares, Salomé Ribeiro
2020 Didáctica Geográfica  
In this sense, a group of higher education teachers implemented Project Based Learning with students from elementary and secondary schools enrolled in the Educational Territories Program for Priority Intervention  ...  Current education must prepare students for a global, uncertain and rapidly changing world, and this is not achieved with the excessive fragmentation of knowledge that occurs in school subjects.  ...  better teaching-learning process, contributing to increase educational success and equity among all students.  ... 
doi:10.21138/dg.546 fatcat:e3oxzbtyhzhwxkakb4ozbnhnoq

Mission and mandates: school leaders' and teachers' professional discretion in enacting education for democracy

Eivind Larsen
2021 International Journal of Leadership in Education  
The findings suggest that interpretations and legitimizations are cross-curricular based on an internalized code of ethics; there is a large discretionary space for teachers but the schools experience  ...  A main argument is that instrumental approaches to education and an increased focus on individual rights may undermine a broad interpretation and translation of the democratic purpose of education over  ...  It's a bit of an unsettling feeling, and external pressure, and I feel I then get less space [to enable real participation]. (Teacher 1, Valley).  ... 
doi:10.1080/13603124.2021.1893390 fatcat:jtte2zl7yzdobm7tzgeummlbrq

Affective Assessment Using Social Media

Khaerudin Khaerudin, Sudji Munadi, Supianto Supianto
2020 Universal Journal of Educational Research  
The four assessment methods can be an alternative that can be chosen by the teacher in assessing students using social media.  ...  The industrial revolution 4.0 has changed the way humans communicate and obtain information. Social interactions occur on social media, like in the real world.  ...  Social Media Social media is the social interaction among people where they create, share, or exchange information and ideas in a community and virtual network [19] .  ... 
doi:10.13189/ujer.2020.080720 fatcat:yykpmp54czhtdansxyxldeqnqq

Tactile Universe makes outreach feel good

Nicolas J Bonne, Jennifer A Gupta, Coleman M Krawczyk, Karen L Masters
2018 Astronomy & Geophysics  
develop ideas, with the goal of holding a public event for the VI community in Portsmouth.  ...  Several other projects exist to engage the VI community with general topics in astronomy, such as A Touch of the Universe, AstroSense and Touching Space.  ... 
doi:10.1093/astrogeo/aty028 fatcat:6fgdxd2as5aadaim2qugdicl7a

Five years with vocational teacher education online

Steinar Karstensen, Runar Oudmayer
2020 Nordic Journal of Vocational Education and Training  
In short, online study has helped us to achieve a larger geographical spread of students. The students experience online study as flexible, as they do not have to meet on campus every week.  ...  The workload also appears to be manageable for teachers who are engaged in the online class environment.  ...  With separation, there is a psychological and communicative space to be crossed, a space of potential misunderstanding between the inputs of teachers and those of the learners.  ... 
doi:10.3384/njvet.2242-458x.20101137 fatcat:px4vfilzvndwpbbftzguhrp34i

Comparing Asynchronous and Synchronous Video versus Text Based Discussions in an Online Teacher Education Course

Cynthia Clark
2015 Online Learning  
A switched replications design was used and halfway through the semester students switched platforms.  ...  Implications of the added value of video, both in synchronous and asynchronous contexts, are discussed and recommendations for further study are provided.  ...  Teaching presence is distributed among group members and is not strictly the purview of the instructor (Akyol, 2014) .  ... 
doi:10.24059/olj.v19i3.668 fatcat:52hyzx7qergilbe6hn3bwoktdi

Nurturing Opportunities for Educational Leadership: How Affordance and Leadership Interconnect

Ilana Margolin
2013 Higher Education Studies  
superintendents; teacher-educators; mentor-teachers and graduates.  ...  The ultimate goal is to create distributive leadership in which the practice of leadership is shared and realized within extended formal top-down and informal bottom-up groupings and networks, and endures  ...  Creating, and utilizing spaces Thus, creating conditions and opportunities for learning and working in teams became one of the main tasks of the leadership perception of teachers, principals, superintendents  ... 
doi:10.5539/hes.v3n3p77 fatcat:qs7myjtocvhfxdwnpllafy5him
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