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Nova Southeastern University

FDLA Journal

2014

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Factors Influencing The Selection Of An Adaptive Learning Technology Within University And K-12, John Raible, Luke Bennett, Rohan Jowallah Jan 2014

Factors Influencing The Selection Of An Adaptive Learning Technology Within University And K-12, John Raible, Luke Bennett, Rohan Jowallah

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Technology continues to shape the landscape of higher education, universities and K-12, therefore, need to design programs that accommodate the diverse needs of their students. As universities and K-12 consider pathways for meeting these needs, it will be fundamental that consideration is given to sound pedagogical principles for teaching and learning within these changing landscapes. This position paper reports on the key principles and factors influencing the selection of an adaptive learning system within universities. An extensive literature review demonstrates the benefits when an adaptive learning system gives equal consideration to technology and pedagogical issues.


Warp Speed Ahead! Developing A Spoc To Measure Teacher Completer Impact On K-12 Student Learning, Denise Starbek Jan 2014

Warp Speed Ahead! Developing A Spoc To Measure Teacher Completer Impact On K-12 Student Learning, Denise Starbek

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Teacher preparation programs are charged with providing evidence of teacher completers demonstrating positive impact on K-12 students’ learning. The purpose of this paper is to share an initiative that one university is taking to meet this need. A Small Private Online Course (SPOC) is being developed this fall of 2014 for graduate teacher completers to take after receiving training on curriculum reading applications and provide data on the implementation of the K-12 student’s reading progress. Details on how to setup a similar initiative are outlined.


Creating Ebooks Using Open Source Tools, John Raible Jan 2014

Creating Ebooks Using Open Source Tools, John Raible

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The availability of digital materials has exploded with the popularity of mobile devices. Based on current trends it is a natural evolution; digital materials will be included into all levels of education . Subsequently, it will be imperative that consideration be given to the integration of digital materials. To begin the integration of digital materials, Florida State statute section 1006.282 (2011) established a pilot program for the transition to electronic and digital instructional material to facilitate the transition to instructional materials from printed to an electronic or a digital format for K-12 public schools. By the 2015-2016 school year, the ...