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Clark, Jeffrey; Crandall, Philip G.; Pellegrino, Robert; Shabatura, Jessica – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2019
The present study evaluated active, hands on foodservice training delivered through smart glasses compared to passive, strictly video-based training. Handwashing performance variables were measured, including frequency and efficacy. Participants in the strictly video-based group (N = 24) were four times more likely to wash hands than the smart…
Descriptors: Food Service, Teaching Methods, Video Technology, Hygiene
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Peters, Adrienne M. F.; Costello, Jane; Crane, Daph – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2018
As the use of social media in post-secondary education expands, so does the research literature examining its effectiveness in engaging students. Studies have examined the use of Twitter as an assessment and engagement tool, and since this is a broad and growing research area, better understanding whether Twitter can promote these outcomes in an…
Descriptors: Social Media, Teaching Methods, Sociology, Handheld Devices
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Paskevicius, Michael; Knaack, Liesel – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2018
This paper presents the case of how a department of applied science went about implementing a tablet initiative in a two-year diploma program. Tablets were a required tool for entry into the program with a goal of reducing textbook purchase costs for students, mirroring industry standard practices in mobile device usage, and enabling collaborative…
Descriptors: Forestry, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices
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Hopper, Timothy; Fu, Hong; Sanford, Katherine; Monk, David – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2018
Professional programs in postsecondary education have long been using electronic portfolios (ePs) for diverse purposes, for example, assessment, certification, showcasing, and learning. However, in our practices of using ePs in teacher education for the past several years, we have found that the question of "what is an eP?" requires…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing, Teacher Education Programs, Technology Uses in Education
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Robinson, Daniel B.; Randall, Lynn – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2017
This article highlights results from a recent study that investigated Atlantic Canadian physical educators' adoption and implementation of various digital technologies. Employing a mixed-methods research design (survey participants, n = 206; focus group participants, n = 12), the research intended to provide a clear overview of physical educators'…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Physical Education, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Goodnough, Karen; Murphy, Elizabeth – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2017
The purpose of this paper is to make sense of the professional learning of four teachers implementing a flipped classroom approach in their grade six mathematics class. The professional learning took place within a two-year Action Research (AR) project that engaged teachers in collaborative and iterative planning, implementation, observation and…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Educational Technology
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Jenson, Jennifer; de Castell, Suzanne; Muehrer, Rachel; McLaughlin-Jenkins, Erin – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2016
There is a great deal of enthusiasm for the use of games in formal educational contexts; however, there is a notable and problematic lack of studies that make use of replicable study designs to empirically link games to learning (Young, et al., 2012). This paper documents the iterative design and development of an educationally focused game,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Video Games, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology
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Thiessen, Janice – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2016
Distance learners determine the time and place for their studies--those engaged in self-paced study may also choose the rate at which they proceed through their courses. However, it is difficult to incorporate purposeful learner-learner interaction into self-paced study. A multiple-case study included three open universities with in-house design…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Web 2.0 Technologies, Technology Uses in Education, Case Studies
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Neustifter, Ruth; Kukkonen, Tuuli; Coulter, Claire; Landry, Samantha – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2016
Backchannel technology can be used to allow students in large lecture courses to communicate with each other and the instructor during the delivery of lecture content and class discussions. It can also be utilized by instructors to capture, summarize, and integrate student questions, ideas, and needs into course content both immediately and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Mediated Communication
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Snow, Kathy – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2016
Sustainable pre-service teacher education is needed to encourage academic success for under-represented populations, through both culturally responsive and alternative programming options (Carr-Stewart, Balzer, & Cottrell, 2013). In 2013, the Western Canadian University that served as the basis for this case study, implemented a blended…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Multicultural Education
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Carter, Lorraine; Hanna, Mary; Warry, Wayne – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2016
Nurses in Canada face diverse challenges to their ongoing educational pursuits. As a result, they have been early adopters of courses and programs based on distance education principles and, in particular, online learning models. In the study described in this paper, nurses studying at two northern universities, in programs involving online…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nurses, Nursing Education, Electronic Learning
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Kalyaniwala-Thapliyal, Carmenne – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2016
This paper describes the collective activity of a group of four students who created a digital story as a teaching resource that was to be used for teaching English as a foreign language. It uncovers and analyzes the actual processes underlining the activity as it unfolds from one stage to another. Four processes, viz., sociocognitive…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Story Telling, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Karsenti, Thierry – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2016
Over the past five years, the interactive whiteboard (IWB) has been massively introduced into schools across the province of Quebec, Canada. This study explores how the IWB is being used, and the associated benefits and challenges. Data on 11,683 students (from 4th year elementary to grade 12) and 1,131 teachers were collected with five…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interactive Video, Bulletin Boards, Educational Technology
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Chen, Bodong – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2015
Combining data from a school principal survey with student demographics and achievement data, the present study aimed to develop a much needed understanding of ICT usage in Ontario's K-12 public schools. Results indicated equitable first-order access to technology for schools, early integration of ICT from the earliest grades, frequent application…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Public Schools, Administrator Surveys
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Mirriahi, Negin; Vaid, Bhuvinder S.; Burns, David P. – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2015
This paper reports on a subset of findings from a larger study investigating resistance from academic staff to the integration of technology with on-campus foreign language teaching at one North American higher education institution. The study revealed that the factors influencing technology adoption paralleled Davis' Technology Acceptance Model's…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, College Faculty
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