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Blending cognitive rule-based, process-based, and context-based theories in the development of online grammar instruction
(Virginia Tech, 2008-10-28)
This study proposes to blend contemporary educational research in order to design an online instructional environment. The goal was to create an environment that would better educate learners about grammar use in higher ...
Metaphor and Content: An Embodied Paradigm for Learning
(Virginia Tech, 2003-03-21)
Through a direct application of two cognitive science theories, conceptual metaphor (Lakoff & Johnson, 1980, 1999) and structure mapping (Gentner, 1983, 1989; Gentner & Markman, 1995), this project defined an ...
The Design, Development and Evaluation of a Problem-based Learning Module: Implications for Teaching Digital Technology Skills to Middle School Students
(Virginia Tech, 2008-03-21)
With the call for a change in the way students are prepared to meet the demands of the 21st century, new teaching methods are under investigation. Problem-based learning is one such method believed to encourage the skills ...
The Inclusion of an Online Wellness Resource Center Within an Instructional Design Model for Distance Education
(Virginia Tech, 2001-11-29)
The purpose of this study was (a) to determine which student support service resources should be included in an Online Wellness Resource Center (OWRC) available within an online course and (b) to create a paper-based ...
Instructional Design Thought Processes of Expert Nurse Educators
(Virginia Tech, 2006-11-10)
This study explores how expert nurse educators design instruction. Six female expert nurse educators volunteered to participate. Each participant had over ten years experience teaching, and all were recognized for their ...