Virtual School Meanderings

June 23, 2017

Don’t Miss Out On Updates From Your Mendeley Network

Another item from one of my open scholarship networks.

Hi Michael,Don’t miss out on things happening in your network. Find the key highlights below.
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June 19

Integrating geoscience and sustainability: Examining socio-techno-ecological relationships within content designed to prepare teachers

Journal of Geoscience Education

Michael Barbour The reality of virtual schools: A review of the literature has been cited on June 14 by

The roles of learning strategies and motivation in online language learning: A structural equation modeling analysis

Computers and Education

Michael Barbour "Everybody is their own Island" Teacher disconnection in a virtual schoolhas been cited on June 12 by

Institutional factors for supporting electronic learning communities

Online Learning Journal

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June 19, 2017

Megan Just Uploaded A Full-Text Citing You

Note this K-12 online and blended learning article that came through one of my open scholarship.

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June 18, 2017

IRRODL Announcement 18.4

From the inbox on Friday…  Note the number of open education items.

IRRODL Issue 18(4)
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Hello Readers,

We are delighted to offer you this special issue on the Outcomes of Openness: Empirical Reports on the Implementation of OER, edited by John Hilton III.  Special issues such as this allow us more insight into areas of interest to our field.



Vol 18, No 4 (2017)

Special Issue: Outcomes of Openness: Empirical Reports on the Implementation of OER

Table of Contents


Editorial – Volume 18, Issue 4
John Hilton III

Research Articles

David Annand, Tilly Jensen
Sarah Goodier
Jessie R Winitzky-Stephens, Jason Pickavance
Marcela Chiorescu
David Wiley, Ashley Webb, Sarah Weston, DeLaina Tonks
Daniel Patrick Kelly, Teomara Rutherford
Christina Hendricks, Stefan A. Reinsberg, Georg W Rieger
Feng-Ru Sheu, Meilun Shih
Eulho Jung, Christine Bauer, Allan Heaps
Lane Fischer, David Ernst, Stacie L Mason
Cailean Cooney
Gabrielle Vojtech, Judy Grissett
Rajiv Sunil Jhangiani, Surita Jhangiani
SuBeom Kwak

Notes from the Field

Jonathan Lashley, Rebel Cummings-Sauls, Andrew B. Bennett, Brian L. Lindshield
Kim Grewe, William Preston Davis
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June 14, 2017

“The Intersection of Online And Face-to-Face…” And More Articles On Mendeley

From one of my open scholarship networks on Monday.

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Here are personalised suggestions for articles to read based on your Mendeley library
The Intersection of Online and Face-to-Face Teaching: Implications for Virtual School Teacher Practice and Professional Development
Amy Garrett Dikkers
Journal of Research on Technology in Education (2015)
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Reasons for student dropout in an online course in a rural K–12 setting
Claire de la Varre, Matthew J. Irvin, Adam W. Jordan et al.
Distance Education (2014)
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Do Learners Really Know Best? Urban Legends in Education
Paul A. Kirschner, Jeroen J.G. van Merriënboer
Educational Psychologist (2013)
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June 12, 2017

Roles And Responsibilities Of Parents Of Online School Students With Disabilities –

Note these open access items.
Mary F Rice Mary F Rice
Bookmarked by Lisa Hasler-Waters

Roles and Responsibilities of Parents of Online School Students with Disabilities

When a child changes enrollment from a brick-and-mortar setting to a fully online one, the educational experience is quite different for the child and his or her parents/guardians. Among the most important differences involves the parent’s role in instructional activities. As part of the transition to online education from traditional settings, parents must determine what having their child complete coursework at home or another non-school location means for their parental roles and responsibilities. This situation is especially true considering the potentially conflicting messages parents…

Scott  Schaffer Scott Schaffer
Purdue UniversityBrian Lamb School of Communication, Adjunct

Supporting Technology Integration Across the Teacher Education System

Danielle  Boulden Danielle Boulden
North Carolina State UniversityTeacher Education and Learning Sciences, Graduate Student

Implementing Digital Tools to Support Student Questioning Abilities: A Collaborative Action Research Report

This collaborative action research project was conducted in a second-grade classroom to determine the impact that digital web-based tools would have in helping a school media coordinator scaffold her students’ understanding of productive versus nonproductive questions. The digital tools Kahoot, Quizizz, and Socrative were used by the students to help them recognize the difference between productive and nonproductive questions, as well as support them in the ability to generate their own productive questions. While results related to student learning outcomes showed minimal increases, the…

Allan Collins Allan Collins
Bookmarked by Patrick Lowenthal

Design Issues for Learning Environments

In designing any learning environment, there are a number of tradeoffs that a designer should consider. The paper discusses a large number of these tradeoffs and the issues that should be considered in making design decisions with respect to each tradeoff. The framework developed is directed toward developing a new kind of instructional design theory for constructivist learning environments.

Matt Grimes Matt Grimes
Bookmarked by Patrick Williams

FROM PROTEST TO RESISTANCE: British anarcho -punk ‘zines (1980-1984) as sites of resistance and symbols of defiance

This chapter focuses on the role that alternative publications played in the cultural, political and ideological practices of the British anarcho-punk movement between 1980 and 1984. I explore the way these ‘zines disseminated the central ideas of anarcho-punk and the way that the editors mediated a shifting notion of anarcho-punk. In doing so I seek to move beyond the simpler notion that ‘zines acted simply as channels of communication, but to the idea that discourses of resistance and defiance are constructed and reinforced through the embodiment and undertaking of ideological work of…

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