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Curriculum and Instruction

Online learning

2014

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A Socratic Café For Critical Inquiry, Jody Piro, Gina Anderson Sep 2014

A Socratic Café For Critical Inquiry, Jody Piro, Gina Anderson

Jody Piro

This presentation will explore the completed research inquiry that developed from our overt attempt to promote critical thinking in an online forum. The implications for advancing critical inquiry in online formats for interdisciplinary university content areas will be addressed. The objectives of this session are twofold: 1) to introduce participants to the nine intellectual standards (Elder & Paul, 2007) used to analyze the critical thinking and Socratic questioning in our research, and 2) to discuss the structuring of critical analysis in participants' own classrooms. Participants can expect to participate in a cooperative learning activity to practice the use of Intellectual Standards ...


Electronic Reading And Digital Library Technologies: Understanding Learner Expectation And Usage Intent For Mobile Learning, Jack A. Hyman, Mary T. Moser Jan 2014

Electronic Reading And Digital Library Technologies: Understanding Learner Expectation And Usage Intent For Mobile Learning, Jack A. Hyman, Mary T. Moser

Mary T. Moser

Mobile information technology is changing the education landscape by offering learners the opportunity to engage in asynchronous, ubiquitous instruction. While there is a proliferation of mobile content management systems being developed for the mobile Web and stand-alone mobile applications, few studies have addressed learner expectations and usage intent in consuming digital documents from online content providers and digital libraries with specific emphasis on formal instruction. Understanding usage intent and actual usage of a mobile learning agent as a result of ease of use and usefulness of mobile devices will be addressed in this study. A research framework for Instructional Technology ...