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Virtual Field Trips As An Educational And Motivational Strategy To Teach Iowa History, Karl Harven Hehr Jan 2014

Virtual Field Trips As An Educational And Motivational Strategy To Teach Iowa History, Karl Harven Hehr

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

There is a lack of research surrounding the use of virtual field trips (VFT) in education, specifically social studies education. This study seeks to examine the VFT as a possible instructional tool that will motivate students, increase understanding and promote deeper learning. The research focuses on three specific questions: In what ways do virtual field trips motivate students to learn about social studies and history? What is the nature of learning in a virtual field trip? How is student achievement impacted as measured by student achievement improve as measured by traditional assessments (multiple choice exams or written tests) after participating ...


Under The Asabe Umbrella — Engineering Degree Programs Need Curriculum Reform, D. Raj Raman, Amy L. Kaleita Jan 2014

Under The Asabe Umbrella — Engineering Degree Programs Need Curriculum Reform, D. Raj Raman, Amy L. Kaleita

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Publications

The first-ever issue of Transactions of the ASAE, published in 1907, opens with a talk given by Howard W. Riley (after whom Riley-Robb Hall at Cornell University would later be named) that's modestly titled "The Courses in Agricultural Engineering that Should be Offered." Responses from several other luminaries, including J. B. Davidson (after whom Davidson Hall at Iowa State University would later be named), are included and make for fascinating reading for any student or practitioner of our discipline.