Ecology exemplar

June 12, 2008

An example of home grown foodHere is an example of home grown food.  This raised garden has peas, lettuce, and various herbs. To listen to the audio track please select Ecology report #0. Click <Play> to start the audio then minimize it so you can look at the picture as you listen.


Articles regarding cell phones etc in education

June 5, 2008

These came from a quick literature search. I don’t know how good any of them are. Hopefully there will be something useful in some of them.

Andone, D., Dron, J., Pemberton, L., & Boyne, C. (2007). E-learning environments for digitally-minded students. Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 18(1), 41-53. elearning-environments

Boettcher, J. 2007. Ten Core Principles for Designing Effective Learning Environments: Insights from Brain Research and Pedagogical Theory. Innovate 3 (3). innovate_-ten-core-principles

Chen, J., & Kinshuk. (2005). Mobile technology in educational services. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 14(1), 89-107. mobile-tech-in-ed-services

Kohl, L. (2006). From toy to tool: Audioblogging with cell phones. Learning and Leading with Technology: The ISTE Journal of Educational Technology Practice and Policy (34) 3. 16-20. audioblogging-with-cell-phones

Librero, F., Ramos, A. J., Ranga, A. I., Trinona, J., & Lambert, D. (2007). Uses of the cell phone for education in the philippines and mongolia. Distance Education, 28(2), 231-244. cell-phone-for-ed1

Lim, K. Y. T., & Wang, J. Y. Z. (2005). Collaborative handheld gaming in education. Educational Media International, 42(4), 351-359. collaborative-handheld-gaming-mobile-phones

Martinez-Torres, M. R., Toral, S. L., Barrero, F., & Gallardo, S. (2007). Improving learning performance in laboratory instruction by means of SMS messaging. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 44(4), 409-422. sms-for-lab-instruction

McAnear, A. (2005). The best defense is a good offense. keep the focus on knowledge generation and communication. Learning and Leading with Technology, 32(7), 4. focus-on-knowledge-generation

Prensky, M. (2005) What can you learn from a cell phone? Almost anything!. Innovate 1 (5). innovate_-what-can-you-learn-from-a-cell-phone

Repman, J., Zinskie, C., Carlson, R.D. (2005). Effective use of CMC tools in interactive online learning. Computers in the Schools, 33(1-2). 57-69. effective-use-of-cmc1

Rau, P. P., Gao, Q., & Wu, L. (2008). Using mobile communication technology in high school education: Motivation, pressure, and learning performance. Computers & Education, 50(1), 1-22. cellphones-for-teaching-hs

Wagner, E. D. (2005). Enabling mobile learning. EDUCAUSE Review, 40(3), 41-42,44,46-52. enabling-mobile-learning

Walsh, S. P., White, K. M., & Young, R. M. (2008). Over-connected? A qualitative exploration of the relationship between australian youth and their mobile phones. Journal of Adolescence, 31(1), 77-92. overconnected-with-cellphones

Wei, F., Chen, G., Wang, C., & Li, L. (2007). Ubiquitous discussion forum: Introducing mobile phones and voice discussion into a web discussion forum. Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 16(2), 125-140. cellphones-for-online-discussion

My very first blog entry

May 30, 2008

I have created my blog and this is my first entry.