Glenn Gordon Smith

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This research investigated the possible impacts of computers on Turkish fourth-grade students' geometry scores and further geometric learning. The study used a pretest–intervention–posttest experimental design. Results showed that students who did not have computers at home initially had lower geometry scores. However, these differences were minimised with(More)
Differences in curriculum and teaching styles across disciplines in higher education courses are also evident in online courses. This study used two widely available sources of data, CMS tool usage logs and course evaluations, to analyze differences between online courses in disciplinary quadrants (hard-pure, hard-applied, soft-pure, soft-applied) at a(More)
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Keywords: English as a foreign language Computer games eBooks Instructional design Vocabulary a b s t r a c t This study investigated how Chinese undergraduate college students studying English as a foreign language learned new vocabulary with inference-based computer games embedded in eBooks. The investigators specifically examined (a) the effectiveness of(More)
The One Health approach investigates the complexities surrounding the interplay between the animal, human and environmental domains. Zoonotic pathogens, such as Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157, which have animal reservoirs, also have direct impact on public health. Cattle are the primary reservoir of E. coli O157, however infection with this bacterium is(More)
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