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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.

Enjoy!

Dianne

Vol 18, No 4 (2017)

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

Table of Contents

Editorial

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 10, 2017

LearnTechLib Table of Contents Alert: CITE Journal 17:1

Also from Friday’s inbox…

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LearnTechLib Table of Contents Alert: CITE Journal 17:1

Dear Michael Barbour,

The latest issue of Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education is now available on LearnTechLib, the Learning & Technology Library.

Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

Vol. 17 , No. 1 (March 2017)

Table of Contents

  1. Building Reflective Practice Through an Online Diversity Simulation in an Undergraduate Teacher Education Program

    Jamie Manburg , Nova Southeastern University, ; Rashid Moore , Nova Southeastern University, ; David Griffin , Nova Southeastern University, ; Marvin Seperson , Nova Southeastern University,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/148452/

  2. Teachers’ Engagement with New Literacies as Support for Implementing Technology in the English/Language Arts Classroom

    Melody Zoch , University of North Carolina at Greensboro, ; Joy Myers , James Madison University, ; Joy Myers , University of North Carolina at Greensboro,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/151010/

  3. Content Analysis of Science Teacher Representations in Google Images

    Daniel Bergman , Wichita State University,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/151973/

  4. The Presentation of Technology for Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Textbooks: Content Courses for Elementary Teachers

    Dustin Jones , Sam Houston State University, ; Victoria Hollas , Sam Houston State University, ; Mark Klespis , Sam Houston State University,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/172188/

  5. TPACK in Special Education: Preservice Teacher Decision Making While Integrating iPads Into Instruction

    Susan Anderson , Texas Christian University, ; Robin Griffith , Texas Christian University, ; Lindy Crawford , Texas Christian University,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/173323/

  6. Reflections on Preparing Educators to Evaluate the Efficacy of Educational Technology: An Interview with Joseph South

    Glen Bull , University of Virginia, ; J. Michael Spector , University of North Texas, ; Kay Persichitte , University of Wyoming, ; Ellen Meiers , Columbia University,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/177270/

  7. Preliminary Recommendations Regarding Preparation of Teachers and School Leaders to Use Learning Technologies

    Glen Bull , University of Virginia, ; J. Michael Spector , University of North Texas, ; Kay Persichitte , University of Wyoming,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/178221/

  8. Commentary: Response to Preliminary Recommendations Regarding Preparation of Teachers and School Leaders to Use Learning Technologies

    Joseph South , Educational researcher and technology consultant,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/178222/

  9. Commentary: Response of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education to “An Interview With Joseph South” Regarding the Preparation of Educators to Evaluate the Efficacy of Educational Technology

    Charles B. Hodges , Georgia Southern University, ; Jeffrey P. Carpenter , Elon University, ; Arlene C. Borthwick , National Louis University,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/178223/

  10. Commentary: Response of SITE to “An Interview With Joseph South” Regarding the Preparation of Educators to Evaluate the Efficacy of Educational Technology

    David Slykhuis , James Madison University,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/178224/

  11. Table of contents for this issue: https://www.learntechlib.org/j/CITE/v/17/n/1/

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June 9, 2017

Online Learning Consortium’s Call for Articles in the Online Learning Journal

Note this call for articles – which includes some focus on K-12 – that may be relevant to readers.

Good Morning,

The Online Learning Journal, formerly the Journal of Asynchronous Learning, wishes to invite the presenters at the 2017 AERA Annual meeting to publish in a special issue devoted to the Online Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group (OTL-SIG).  The Online Learning Journal (OLJ) is the Online Learning Consortium’s (OLC) scholarly journal providing readers with rigorous peer-reviewed research in a variety of educational contexts from k-12 to higher education in the US and internationally. The journal is currently in the midst of an extended effort to further develop quality and rigor in systematic inquiry in online learning in support of the larger mission of the Online Learning Consortium. OLC is the leading professional organization devoted to advancing quality online learning by providing professional development, instruction, best practice publications and guidance to educators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world.

About the Special Issue: Topics for the special issue include but are not limited to research on:

  • Strategies for student engagement
  • Virtual or online K-12 schools
  • Community of Inquiry, including Social Presence, Teaching Presence and Cognitive Presence
  • Online Interaction (e.g. Instructor, peer-to-peer)
  • MOOCs
  • Strategies for online discussions
  • Online group work
  • Blended learning and flipped classrooms
  • Integration of tools for online learning environments
  • Retention in online courses and programs
  • Instructor readiness
  • Designing for the online environment
  • Assessment strategies and issues

Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research articles are welcome.

Submission Guidelines

If you would like to be considered for inclusion in the Special Issue, please complete the following form: https://goo.gl/forms/G7Pks01ckV4Nc71x2 .

  • Then, please submit manuscripts through the Open Journal System (OJS), the OLC journal system. Please select the Special Conference Issue: AERA Online Teaching and Learning SIG within the OJS submission process.
  • Author Guidelines include general APA Style 6th edition except for single-spacing requirement. Papers should be about 6,000-8,000 words. The Guide for Authors can be found here: http://onlinelearningconsortium.org/read/guide-authors/
  • For detailed assistance with APA style, refer to Purdue Online Writing Lab: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/
  • Please note that contributors will also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Preliminary Timeline:

  • Intention to submit June 20th
    • send author and contact information, abstract from AERA presentation or updated abstract
  • Invited authors notified June 16-30th
  • Submission of full manuscript through the OLC journal system July 31st
  • Send out manuscripts for review on Aug 1st-4th
  • Return to editors on August 28th
  • Feedback from special issue editors on Sept 8th
  • Revised articles due back to editors by September 25th
  • Send manuscripts for copyediting on October 15 (absolute last day to be included)
  • Special Issue published December 15th (anticipated)

 

*Final acceptance notifications will not be delivered until after revised manuscripts have been submitted.

Special Issue Editors:

Dr. Jennifer C. Richardson (jennrich@purdue.edu)
Dr. Karen Swan (kswan4@uis.edu)
Marquetta Strait (straitm@purdue.edu)

Attachment: OLC Call for Articles from Online Teaching and Learning SIG_2017

June 2, 2017

LearnTechLib Table of Contents Alert: CITE Journal 17:1

Also from Tuesday’s inbox…

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LearnTechLib Table of Contents Alert: CITE Journal 17:1

Dear Michael Barbour,

The latest issue of Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education is now available on LearnTechLib, the Learning & Technology Library.

Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

Vol. 17 , No. 1 (March 2017)

Table of Contents

  1. Building Reflective Practice Through an Online Diversity Simulation in an Undergraduate Teacher Education Program

    Jamie Manburg , Nova Southeastern University, ; Rashid Moore , Nova Southeastern University, ; David Griffin , Nova Southeastern University, ; Marvin Seperson , Nova Southeastern University,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/148452/

  2. Teachers’ Engagement with New Literacies as Support for Implementing Technology in the English/Language Arts Classroom

    Melody Zoch , University of North Carolina at Greensboro, ; Joy Myers , James Madison University, ; Joy Myers , University of North Carolina at Greensboro,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/151010/

  3. Content Analysis of Science Teacher Representations in Google Images

    Daniel Bergman , Wichita State University,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/151973/

  4. The Presentation of Technology for Teaching and Learning Mathematics in Textbooks: Content Courses for Elementary Teachers

    Dustin Jones , Sam Houston State University, ; Victoria Hollas , Sam Houston State University, ; Mark Klespis , Sam Houston State University,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/172188/

  5. TPACK in Special Education: Preservice Teacher Decision Making While Integrating iPads Into Instruction

    Susan Anderson , Texas Christian University, ; Robin Griffith , Texas Christian University, ; Lindy Crawford , Texas Christian University,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/173323/

  6. Reflections on Preparing Educators to Evaluate the Efficacy of Educational Technology: An Interview with Joseph South

    Glen Bull , University of Virginia, ; J. Michael Spector , University of North Texas, ; Kay Persichitte , University of Wyoming, ; Ellen Meiers , Columbia University,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/177270/

  7. Preliminary Recommendations Regarding Preparation of Teachers and School Leaders to Use Learning Technologies

    Glen Bull , University of Virginia, ; J. Michael Spector , University of North Texas, ; Kay Persichitte , University of Wyoming,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/178221/

  8. Commentary: Response to Preliminary Recommendations Regarding Preparation of Teachers and School Leaders to Use Learning Technologies

    Joseph South , Educational researcher and technology consultant,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/178222/

  9. Commentary: Response of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education to “An Interview With Joseph South” Regarding the Preparation of Educators to Evaluate the Efficacy of Educational Technology

    Charles B. Hodges , Georgia Southern University, ; Jeffrey P. Carpenter , Elon University, ; Arlene C. Borthwick , National Louis University,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/178223/

  10. Commentary: Response of SITE to “An Interview With Joseph South” Regarding the Preparation of Educators to Evaluate the Efficacy of Educational Technology

    David Slykhuis , James Madison University,

    Abstract: https://www.learntechlib.org/p/178224/

  11. Table of contents for this issue: https://www.learntechlib.org/j/CITE/v/17/n/1/

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May 26, 2017

Inviting Contributions From i-manager’s Journal On School Educational Technology. (Mar-May’17 issue of JSCH)

Note this call for articles from an outlet that has been friendly for K-12 distance, online, and blended learning articles.

Dear Prof. Michael K. Barbour,

Greetings from i-manager Publications!

We take pleasure in informing you regarding the forthcoming issue (March – May 2017) of the Journal. Kindly find attached the Call for Paper for the overall topics and subject coverage.

We invite your contribution towards this issue on any one of the given topics relevant to your field of specialization and solicit you to enrich our readers with your acumen.

You can submit your papers in the online portal http://www.imanagerpublications.com/AuthorLoginPage.aspx  by using your existing Username and password to enter the Author Home page. By clicking on the link Contribute Article/RP you can submit the papers online.

Alternatively you can send it via email to submissions@imanagerpublications.com. 

We look forward to receiving your articles\research papers.

Warm regards,

Sd/-

Mr. S. Venkadesan
Senior Editor
i-manager’s Journal on School Educational Technology (JSCH)
Phone: +91-4652-231675
Email: editor_school@imanagerpublications.com
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Attachment: cfp-jsch.pdf

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