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  • Determining the Efficacy of Immediate Feedback Delivered to Students Enrolled in an Online Educational Research Course 

    Packard, Abbot L.; Holmes, Glen A.; Rowland, Stacey; Kayanuma, Bryce Platt (University of West Georgia Distance & Distributed Education Center, 2022-07-25)
    This paper will present and discuss the analysis of research findings to determine the efficacy of immediate feedback delivered in an online educational research course. Feedback delivered via two instructional strategies ...
  • Moral injury and psychosocial functioning in healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic 

    Weber, Marcela C.; Smith, Andrew J.; Jones, Russell T.; Holmes, Glen A.; Johnson, Alicia L.; Patrick, Rafael; Alexander, M. David; Miyazaki, Yasuo; Wright, Hannah; Ehman, Anandi C.; Langenecker, Scott; Benight, Charles C.; Pyne, Jeffrey M.; Harris, J. Irene; Usset, Timothy J.; Maguen, Shira; Griffin, Brandon J. (American Psychological Association, 2023-02)
    Studies of moral injury among nonmilitary samples are scarce despite repeated calls to examine the prevalence and outcomes of moral injury among civilian frontline workers. The purpose of this study was to describe the ...
  • Rural secondary STEM teachers’ understanding of the engineering design process: Impacts of participation in a Research Experiences for Teachers program 

    Shume, Teresa; Bowen, Bradley D.; Altimus, Jewel; Kallmeyer, Alan (2022-11-04)
    Though STEM teacher professional development is known to be beneficial, it is not available equally to educators in all geographic regions. Rural educators face unique challenges not often experienced by their urban and ...
  • Technology Education Curriculum 

    Bowen, Bradley D.; Coats, Teena; Guseman, Christine (2022-05)
    Technology education is a field with specific content knowledge that embeds a variety of problem-solving process to create solutions to technological challenges. Using the Standards for Technological Literacy as its ...
  • Elementary teacher self-efficacy with design-based learning in virtual and blended educational settings 

    Sain, Jessica I.; Bowen, Bradley D. (Institute of STEM Education and Research, 2022-09-08)
    This study investigates the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on teacher self-efficacy with delivering design-based learning to elementary students in online or blended settings. This study also identifies what resources and ...
  • Novice teachers and embracing struggle: Dialogue and reflection in professional development 

    Stewart, Trevor Thomas; Jansky, Timothy A. (Elsevier, 2022-12)
    This article explores the challenges shared by novice teachers in a year-long series of professional development workshops, which were designed to help novice teachers notice, unpack, and respond to the difficulties they ...
  • Building a Community of Practice in the Workplace: A Case Study at a University Information Technology Call Center 

    Zhang, Qing; Lockee, Barbara B. (IGI Global, 2022)
    This study adopts Wenger's (1998) community of practice (CoP) framework to understand the relationships and professional learning community formed at an information technology call center at a large research university in ...
  • Formative Assessment in Hands-On STEM Education 

    Peterson, Bryanne; Hipple, Britton T. (IGI Global, 2020)
    This chapter serves as an introduction to transdisciplinary learning, Integrative STEM Education, and current methods for infusing formative assessment into hands-on instruction at the elementary level. Subscribing to the ...
  • Ensuring Virtual Success: Graduate Preparation to Teach Online in the K-12 Context 

    Lockee, Barbara B.; Bond, Mark Aaron; Johnson, Alicia Leinaala (IGI Global, 2021)
    Very few academic programs in pre-service teacher education include opportunities for current and future K-12 educators to develop the necessary skills to teach in an online setting. While limited research has been done ...
  • Ubuntu as Reflected in the Kgotla System of the Government in Botswana 

    Tlou, Josiah S. (IGI Global, 2021)
    The chapter illustrates the application of Ubuntu to governance through a democratic system called “Kgotla.” The chapter places and defines Ubuntu as a unique African philosophy and worldview. The author explains how it ...
  • Growing Up in a Society Practicing Ubuntu 

    Mukuni, Joseph Siloka (IGI Global, 2021)
    In this chapter, the author looks back at his life as a child growing up among a Bantu-speaking society in which life is guided by Ubuntu values. Ubuntu refers to a philosophy that teaches the interconnectedness of humans ...
  • Using Virtual Book Clubs to Elevate Discussion and Diverse Voices 

    Fortune, Donna; Horst, Paige; Kessler, Meghan A.; Tackett, Mary E.; Pennington, Lisa K. (IGI Global, 2021)
    Preservice teachers in educator preparation programs (EPPs) are rarely cognizant of programmatic structures outside their own EPP. This lack of awareness isolates preservice teachers within their own programs and university ...
  • The Forgotten Many: Rural Gifted Learners 

    Kuehl, Rachelle; Callahan, Carolyn M.; Azano, Amy Price (IGI Global, 2022)
    Limited economic resources and geographic challenges can lead rural schools in areas experiencing poverty to deprioritize gifted education. However, for the wellbeing of individual students and their communities, investing ...
  • Reflections of an Academic Father: A Dialogic Approach to Balancing Identity 

    Stewart, Trevor Thomas (IGI Global, 2022-04-15)
    This chapter discusses the complexity of balancing the professional and personal goals and identities that can often seem incongruent as teacher educators manage the demands of life in the academy. The author explores that ...
  • Fiction Unit_Introduction 

    Center for Rural Education (Virginia Tech, 2022-11-08)
    This is a component of the Fiction Unit of the place-based language arts curriculum developed by the Appalachian Rural Talent Initiative.
  • Fiction Unit_Lesson 01 

    Center for Rural Education (Virginia Tech, 2022-11-08)
    This is a component of the Fiction Unit of the place-based language arts curriculum developed by the Appalachian Rural Talent Initiative.
  • Fiction Unit_Lesson 02 

    Center for Rural Education (Virginia Tech, 2022-11-08)
    This is a component of the Fiction Unit of the place-based language arts curriculum developed by the Appalachian Rural Talent Initiative.
  • Fiction Unit_Lesson 03 

    Center for Rural Education (Virginia Tech, 2022-11-08)
    This is a component of the Fiction Unit of the place-based language arts curriculum developed by the Appalachian Rural Talent Initiative.
  • Fiction Unit_Lesson 04 

    Center for Rural Education (Virginia Tech, 2022-11-08)
    This is a component of the Fiction Unit of the place-based language arts curriculum developed by the Appalachian Rural Talent Initiative.
  • Fiction Unit_Lesson 05 

    Center for Rural Education (Virginia Tech, 2022-11-08)
    This is a component of the Fiction Unit of the place-based language arts curriculum developed by the Appalachian Rural Talent Initiative.

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