NSF Rethinks Its Digital Library

  title={NSF Rethinks Its Digital Library},
  author={Jeffrey Mervis},
  pages={54 - 58}
A $175 million investment by the U.S. National Science Foundation has fostered collaboration and created vast amounts of material. But the digital world is changing. 

Peer-Review of Digital Educational Resources—A Rigorous Review Process Developed by the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN)

Ten review processes developed to evaluate digital geoscience educational resources are reviewed and a rigorous iterative peer-review process recently developed by the Climate Literacy and Energy Awareness Network (CLEAN) project is focused on.

Applying the Quadratic Usage Framework to Research on K-12 STEM Digital Learning Resources.

It is concluded that many traditional issues relating to access, skill, policy, and motivation emerge clearly from the literature corpus, and new areas relating to resource curation, information seeking, educational data mining, and personalization provide particularly promising areas for further research.

Investigating Impacts of Technology-Related Teacher Professional Development Designs: A Comparative Case Study

Using a comparative case study design, this paper explores the impacts of two technology-related professional development (TTPD) designs, aimed at helping teachers design classroom activities using

Teacher Design Using Online Learning Resources: A Comparative Case Study of Science and Mathematics Teachers

It is suggested that participants used a variety of personally relevant design strategies when applying TTPD concepts to their contexts and that teachers’ perceptions of impacts on student learning were affected.

Factors affecting faculty use of learning object repositories

  • Hong Xu
  • Education
    Electron. Libr.
  • 2015
This study identified the factors that motivate or impede faculty use of LORs from actual faculty users’ perspectives, so these factors more accurately reflect LOR’s’ values to faculty in teaching and course design and the barriers for faculty use in a practical environment.

Online Teaching Tool Simplifies Faculty Use of Multimedia and Improves Student Interest and Knowledge in Science

An Adobe ColdFusion– and Adobe Flash-based system for simplifying the construction, use, and delivery of electronic educational materials in science and found the OMTT was rapidly adapted by multiple professors, and its use by undergraduate students was consistent with the interpretation that theOMTT improved performance on exams and increased interest in the field of neuroscience.

Museum-Based Teacher Professional Development: Peabody Fellows in Earth Science

ABSTRACT The Peabody Fellows in Earth Science program was a professional development opportunity for middle and high school teachers to enhance their knowledge of, and teaching skills in, the Earth

OpenHelix: bioinformatics education outside of a different box

Effective bioinformatics education formats will address a broad range of scientific needs, will be aimed at a variety of user skill levels, and will be delivered in a number of different formats to address different learning styles.

Engaging students with plant science: the Plant Science TREE.