Category Archives: Commentary-Scholarly

Scholarly commentary that is useful – and authoritative.

Effect of Instructor-Personalized Multimedia in the Online Classroom

This article provided an experiment using the role of multimedia during an online class. Online learning and distance education are becoming more popular at universities, especially for students who live far away that may find it difficult to physically attend … Continue reading

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Assessing the Impact of Cloud Computing and Web Collaboration on the Work of Distance Library Services

Web collaboration and cloud computing have become commonplace in many aspects of academic life. Students skype to discuss research and create Google Documents to manage group work on a weekly basis each semester. The web has redefined the way that … Continue reading

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Postgame analysis: using video-based coaching for continuous professional development

Medical Researchers collaborated with multimedia technologist to develop video based training tools. The tools were designed to help monitor the growth process of doctors and medical surgeons in the field of study, primarily performance. The research consisted of surgeons watching … Continue reading

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Mobile Technology Used in an Adventurous Outdoor Learning Activity: A case study

In this study, two groups within the age range of ten to fourteen, were formed to experiment with Geocaching, a treasure hunting activity. Using a PDA (personal digital assistant) equip with GPS, students were asked to navigate outdoors through a … Continue reading

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Learning from Other Countries – Developing a Valued Teaching Profession!

Article: Raising teacher quality around the world Do you know that other high-performing countries spend a higher proportion of their education dollar on teachers than we do here in the United States? In this article Vivian Stewart illuminates various strategies … Continue reading

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