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International Journal of Quality Assurance in Engineering and Technology Education (IJQAETE) Volume 3, Issue 4

Book Description

The International Journal of Quality Assurance in Engineering and Technology Education (IJQAETE) is an international refereed journal focusing on the best practices in the management of change and improvement in higher education. This journal adds value to the scholarly literature in engineering and technology education and also provides valuable resources for academics and experts to publish in engineering education journals worldwide. Advancing theory, research, and practices in the field, this journal provides a platform for the international exchange of scholarly and practical insights to improve quality assurance of engineering and technology education.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • A Brief History of Networked Classrooms to 2013: Effects, Cases, Pedagogy, and Implications with New Developments
  • The Strengths and Weaknesses of a “Learning While Earning” Variation of Work-Integrated Learning
  • Problems First, Second, and Third

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Masthead
  3. Call For Articles
  4. A Brief History of Networked Classrooms to 2013:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PERSONAL BACKGROUND
    4. EARLY HISTORY OF RESPONSE SYSTEMS AND LEARNING RESULTS
    5. TWO LUCKY ACCIDENTS
    6. ROOTS OF DOUBT AND SKEPTICISM
    7. NEED FOR A WORKABLE SYSTEM AND GREATER VISIONS
    8. A POWERFUL RESEARCH TEAM AND TECHNICAL ACHIEVEMENT
    9. PEDAGOGICAL FERMENT, RESEARCH RESULTS, AND FURTHER BARRIERS
    10. FROM WILDEST DREAMS TO A SERIOUS POSSIBILITY
    11. THE CHASM AHEAD
    12. CROSSING THE CHASM
    13. THE NEXT STEPS: IT’S ABOUT MORE THAN RESPONSE SYSTEMS
    14. TI’S ODYSSEY AND WHY IT WAS ONLY THE FIRST LEG OF A LONG JOURNEY
    15. IT’S THE PEDAGOGY, STUPID – TECHNOLOGY’S JUST A TOOL
    16. THE “SUGAR” GRANT
    17. NETWORK ACTIVITIES WITH THE “WOW” FACTOR: SIMCALC, AND PARTICIPATORY SIMULATIONS
    18. FOUR KEY PROBLEMS REMAIN
    19. SMALL STEPS TOWARDS GEN2
    20. THE FASCINATING FALLOUT FROM THE “SUGAR” GRANT
    21. SRI, STANFORD UNIVERSITY, AND DOING OUR HOMEWORK
    22. THE FIRST PRODUCTION GEN 2 CLASSROOM NETWORK: TI-NAVIGATOR 2.0
    23. THE CATAALYST CONFERENCE
    24. “GOLD STANDARD” EXPERIMENTS
    25. NATIONWIDE RANDOMIZED CONTROL TRIAL IN THE TEACHING OF ALGEBRA
    26. CAUGHT UP IN POLITICS
    27. STUCK AT GEN2
    28. CONCLUSION
    29. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    30. REFERENCES
    31. ENDNOTES
  5. The Strengths and Weaknesses of a “Learning While Earning” Variation of Work-Integrated Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
    4. GENERAL DISCUSSION
    5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
    6. REFERENCES
  6. Problems First, Second, and Third
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PROBLEM-SOLVING
    4. GRAPHICAL PROGRAMMING
    5. SOFTWARE INDUSTRY-ORIENTED RELEVANCE
    6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
  7. Call For Articles