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14-09-2021 | Original Paper

Investigating the Flipped Classroom Model in a High School Writing Course: Action Research to Impact Student Writing Achievement and Engagement

The purpose of this action research was to evaluate implementation of the flipped classroom model in a high school English classroom. The flipped classroom model is a specific blended teaching and learning approach that has been shown to increase …

06-09-2021 | Original Paper

Novice Instructional Designers’ Attitudes towards the Best Possible Self Activity and the Correlation with Personality and Subjective Well-Being

The effectiveness of positive psychology interventions relies heavily on participants’ buy-in and personality traits. The Best Possible Self (BPS) intervention asks participants to envision their ideal future, supposing that everything goes …

31-08-2021 | Original Paper

Preparing for Virtual Student Teaching: a Presence + Experience Design Case

As online classrooms become more commonplace in K-12 education, teacher education programs seek to better prepare candidates for these contexts and are considering ways to address this additional preparation within their curricula. This article …

31-08-2021 | Original Paper

Mobile Social Network Sites (MSNSs) for Iranian EFL Teachers’ Professional Development

The purpose of the study reported in this article was to investigate the contribution of engaging in an online Teacher Professional Development (oTPD) course to improving different facets of English as Foreign Language (EFL) teachers’ Professional …

30-08-2021 | Original Paper

Lifelong Learning of Instructional Design and Educational Technology Professionals: a Heutagogical Approach

Lifelong learning is an important but often implicit part of the job for instructional designers and educational technologists (ID/ETs). While literature discusses improving on-the-job learning experiences of others, relatively little has been …

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