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Conceptualizing the emerging field of smart learning environments

Description: This article suggests that a convergence of advances and developments in epistemology, psychology, and technology provide a foundation for the planning and implementation of smart learning environments. It includes an approach for the evaluation of smart learning environments.
Date: October 16, 2014
Creator: Spector, J. Michael
Item Type: Article

Developing an Empirically-based Framework of Metadata Change and Exploring Relation between Metadata Change and Metadata Quality in MARC Library Metadata

Description: This paper from International Conference on Knowledge Management, IKCM 2016 conference proceedings seeks to test and refine the metadata change framework initially developed for characterizing the change in digital library metadata, in the study of traditional library metadata.
Date: September 27, 2016
Creator: Zavalina, Oksana; Zavalin, Vyacheslav; Shakeri, Shadi & Kizhakkethil, Priya
Item Type: Article

Emerging educational technologies: Tensions and synergy

Description: This article conducts a review of high level sources with regard to new and emerging technologies, including a critique using established principles pertaining to learning and instruction, and a recommended curriculum for advanced learning technologies
Date: November 4, 2013
Creator: Spector, J. Michael
Item Type: Article

Technology Enhanced Formative Assessment for 21st Century Learning

Description: This article is based on the deliberations of the Assessment Working Group at EDUsummIT 2015 in Bangkok, Thailand. All of the members of Thematic Working Group 5 (TWG5) have contributed to this synthesis of potentials, concerns and issues with regard to the role of technology in assessment as, for and of learning in the 21st century.
Date: July 2016
Creator: Spector, J. Michael; Ifenthaler, Dirk; Sampson, Demetrios; Yang, Lan (Joy); Mukama, Evode; Warusavitarana, Amali et al.
Item Type: Article

Value and Pricing of MOOCs

Description: This article reviews the potential for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to transform higher education delivery, accessibility, and costs.
Date: May 27, 2016
Creator: Baker, Rose M. & Passmore, David L.
Item Type: Article

Tools to support interpreting multiple regression in the face of multicollilnearity

Description: This article argues that rather than using one technique to investigate regression results, researchers should consider multiple indices to understand the contributions that predictors make not only to a regression model, but to each other as well.
Date: March 14, 2012
Creator: Kraha, Amanda; Turner, Heather; Nimon, Kim F.; Zientek, Linda Reichwein & Henson, Robin K.
Item Type: Article

Challenges for Educational Technologists in the 21st Century

Description: This article describes the challenges that 21st century educational technologists are, and will be addressing as they undertake the effective integration of new technologies into K-12 educational systems and learning environments.
Date: September 17, 2015
Creator: Mayes, Robin; Natividad, Gloria & Spector, J. Michael
Item Type: Article

Sociodemographic characteristics and sexual behavior as risk factors for human papillomavirus infection in Saudi Arabia

Description: This article seeks to determine the prevalence and the sociodemographic characteristics and sexual behavior risk factors for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in a hospital-based cohort of women in Saudi Arabia.
Date: April 3, 2016
Creator: Alhamlan, F.S.; Khayat, H.H.; Ramisetty-Mikler, Suhasini; Al-Muammar, T.A.; Tulbah, A.M.; Al-Badawi, I.A. et al.
Item Type: Article

Personal Account by Abdullah on Fighting with a Bear

Description: Recording of Abdullah sharing a personal account entitled “Fighting with a Bear” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this recollection, Abdullah recalls working in a great field in Kaceli with a team from France, and a bear was disturbing everyone in the area. One night the bear approached his tent, and Abdullah had to scare the bear away for a bit.
Date: June 26, 2010
Creator: Abdullah
Item Type: Sound

Conversation with Abdullah over Useful Objects

Description: Recording of Abdullah discussing the tools and utensils created and used by older Burusho generations. Spoken in the Nagar dialect, Abdullah recalls the names and uses of several utensils, such as watermills, mousetraps, digging sticks, stone grinders to name a few.
Date: June 26, 2010
Creator: Abdullah
Item Type: Sound

Story of The Sea Sand Pot recited by Ibrahim

Description: Recording of Ibrahim reciting “The Sea Sand Pot” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. In this popular story a King tells all of his subjects to kill their old parents, but an obedient son hides his father in a trench. Afterward, the King orders the subjects to make a sea sand pot, or a sand chidin, which is a large iron pot used to make food for a thousand people for festivals. None of the villagers knew how, so they approached the hidden father, who told them that it was an impossible task. They told the King that the task was accomplished, but this wisdom proved to the King that an elderly person was saved.
Date: October 15, 2012
Creator: Ibrahim
Item Type: Sound

Story of Surung Thuku recited by Abida

Description: Recording of Abida reciting “Surung Thuku” in the Nagar dialect of Burushaski. This popular story is told to kids. A man named Surung Thuku is taken captive by an evil grandmother who wishes to eat him, but he tricks her into eating her granddaughter instead, and escapes
Date: July 28, 2010
Creator: Abida
Item Type: Sound