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  1. Bringing Data to Life into an Introductory Statistics Course with Gapminder

    Dai-Trang Le

    Teaching Statistics: An International Journal for Teachers Vol. 35, No. 3 (2013) pp. 114–122

    "Gapminder" is a free and easy to use software for visualising real-world data in multiple dimensions. The simple format of the Cartesian coordinate system is used in a dynamic and... More

    pp. 114-122

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  2. Using Computer-Based Writing Software to Facilitate Writing Assignments in Large Political Science Classes

    John Ishiyama & Wendy L. Watson

    Journal of Political Science Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (2014) pp. 93–101

    It is generally accepted in the literature that writing assignments, even short ones, increase both student writing ability and comprehension of the material covered in the assignments. As class... More

    pp. 93-101

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  3. The Effect of Geometry Instruction with Dynamic Geometry Software; GeoGebra on Van Hiele Geometry Understanding Levels of Students

    Tamer Kutluca

    Educational Research and Reviews Vol. 8, No. 17 (Sep 10, 2013) pp. 1509–1518

    The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of dynamic geometry software GeoGebra on Van Hiele geometry understanding level of students at 11th grade geometry course. The study was... More

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  4. Successful Use of CALL Software: An Investigation from the User's Perspective

    Norma Scagnoli, Ruth Yontz & Jinhee Choo

    E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 3 (2014) pp. 278–290

    This study explores the use and implementation of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) software in graduate professional education. The investigation looked into self-reported information on ... More

    pp. 278-290

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  5. Use of a Wiki-Based Software to Manage Research Group Activities

    Ting Wang, Dmitri V. Vezenov & Brian Simboli

    Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship Vol. 77 (2014)

    This paper discusses use of the wiki software Confluence to organize research group activities and lab resources. Confluence can serve as an electronic lab notebook (ELN), as well as an information... More

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  6. Use of Doceri Software for iPad in Online Delivery of Chemistry Content

    Lee J. Silverberg, John Tierney & Matthew J. Bodek

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 91, No. 11 (November 2014) pp. 1999–2001

    Doceri software for iPad is useful for both synchronous online and asynchronous online delivery of chemistry course content. Using the Doceri wireless connection between the iPad and a personal... More

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  7. Cyclic Voltammetry Simulations with DigiSim Software: An Upper-Level Undergraduate Experiment

    Stephania J. Messersmith

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 91, No. 9 (September 2014) pp. 1498–1500

    An upper-division undergraduate chemistry experiment is described which utilizes DigiSim software to simulate cyclic voltammetry (CV). Four mechanisms were studied: a reversible electron transfer... More

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  8. Qualitative Assessment of a 3D Simulation Program: Faculty, Students, and Bio-Organic Reaction Animations

    Adalet B. Günersel & Steven A. Fleming

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 90, No. 8 (August 2013) pp. 988–994

    Research shows that computer-based simulations and animations are especially helpful in fields such as chemistry where concepts are abstract and cannot be directly observed. Bio-Organic Reaction... More

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  9. Exploration of Thermochromic Materials Using Experimental and Theoretical Infrared and UV-Visible Spectroscopy

    Kelsey Costello, Kevin Thinh Doan, Kari Lynn Organtini, John Wilson, Morgan Boyer, Greglynn Gibbs & Lorena Tribe

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 91, No. 6 (June 2014) pp. 883–888

    This laboratory was developed by undergraduate students in collaboration with the course instructor as part of a peer-developed and peer-led lab curriculum in a general chemistry course. The goal... More

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  10. Using Computational Chemistry Activities to Promote Learning and Retention in a Secondary School General Chemistry Setting

    Joseph W. Ochterski

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 91, No. 6 (June 2014) pp. 817–822

    This article describes the results of using state-of-the-art, research-quality software as a learning tool in a general chemistry secondary school classroom setting. I present three activities... More

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  11. KinChem: A Computational Resource for Teaching and Learning Chemical Kinetics

    Jose´ Nunes da Silva, Mary Anne Sousa Lima, Eduardo Henrique Silva Sousa, Francisco Serra Oliveira Alexandre & Antonio Jose´ Melo Leite

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 91, No. 12 (December 2014) pp. 2203–2205

    This paper presents a piece of educational software covering a comprehensive number of topics of chemical kinetics, which is available free of charge in Portuguese and English. The software was... More

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  12. Software for Demonstration of Features of Chain Polymerization Processes

    Stanislaw Sosnowski

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 90, No. 6 (June 2013) pp. 793–795

    Free software for the demonstration of the features of homo- and copolymerization processes (free radical, controlled radical, and living) is described. The software is based on the Monte Carlo... More

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  13. "FluSpec": A Simulated Experiment in Fluorescence Spectroscopy

    Stephen W. Bigger, Andrew S. Bigger & Kenneth P. Ghiggino

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 91, No. 7 (July 2014) pp. 1081–1083

    The "FluSpec" educational software package is a fully contained tutorial on the technique of fluorescence spectroscopy as well as a simulator on which experiments can be performed. The... More

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  14. Simulated Analysis of Linear Reversible Enzyme Inhibition with SCILAB

    Manuel Antuch, Yaquelin Ramos & Rubén Álvarez

    Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 91, No. 8 (August 2014) pp. 1203–1206

    SCILAB is a lesser-known program (than MATLAB) for numeric simulations and has the advantage of being free software. A challenging software-based activity to analyze the most common linear... More

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  15. Teaching Probability with the Support of the R Statistical Software

    Robson dos Santos Ferreira, Verônica Yumi Kataoka & Monica Karrer

    Statistics Education Research Journal Vol. 13, No. 2 (November 2014) pp. 132–147

    The objective of this paper is to discuss aspects of high school students' learning of probability in a context where they are supported by the statistical software R. We report on the... More

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  16. Teachers' Use of Transnumeration in Solving Statistical Tasks with Dynamic Statistical Software

    Hollylynne S. Lee, Gladis Kersaint, Suzanne R. Harper, Shannon O. Driskell, Dusty L. Jones, Keith R. Leatham, Robin L. Angotti & Kwaku Adu-Gyamfi

    Statistics Education Research Journal Vol. 13, No. 1 (May 2014) pp. 25–52

    This study examined a random stratified sample (n = 62) of teachers' work across eight institutions on three tasks that utilized dynamic statistical software. We considered how teachers may... More

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  17. Interaction Patterns in Synchronous Online Calculus and Linear Algebra Recitations

    Greg Mayer & Cher Hendricks

    Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2 (2014)

    This study describes interaction patterns observed during a pilot project that explored the use of web-conferencing (WC) software in two undergraduate distance education courses offered to advanced... More

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  18. Teaching Classical Mechanics Using Smartphones

    Joel Chevrier, Laya Madani, Simon Ledenmat & Ahmad Bsiesy

    Physics Teacher Vol. 51, No. 6 (September 2013) pp. 376–377

    A number of articles published in this column have dealt with topics in classical mechanics. This note describes some additional examples employing a smartphone and the new software iMecaProf.... More

    pp. 376-377

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  19. The Singing Rod (in the Modern Age)

    B Lasby, J M. O'Meara & M Williams

    Physics Teacher Vol. 52, No. 2 (February 2014) pp. 86–87

    This is a classic classroom demonstration of resonance, nodes, anti-nodes, and standing waves that has been described elsewhere. The modern age twist that we are advocating is the coupling of this ... More

    pp. 86-87

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  20. Factors that Affect Emergent Literacy Development When Engaging with Electronic Books

    Lynda G. Salmon

    Early Childhood Education Journal Vol. 42, No. 2 (March 2014) pp. 85–92

    This article reviews extant literature with the purpose of identifying factors that affect the potential efficacy of electronic books to support literacy development during early childhood.... More

    pp. 85-92

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