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LEARNING THROUGH GAMES Students can develop a meaningful understanding of mathematical ideas through games before they move toward abstractions (Dienes, 1971). Ernest (1986) identified three educational uses of games: gain skill-based fluency, develop conceptual understanding, and refine problem...
Poster for the 2012 University of Alberta Campus Data Summit.
From Triage to the Big Picture: Developing a Comprehensive Information Literacy Program for a Medical FacultyDownload
The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta is large and diverse. Liaison librarians at the health sciences library are evaluating the information literacy (IL) instruction being delivered to the Faculty, in order to identify current strengths and gaps in instruction,...
This case study builds off previous research into the serious leisure practices of home cooks to understand what information blog readers seek, and share, in the comment section of a popular food blog. Current literature suggests that home cooks consult online sources more often than physical...
In recent years, computational modeling has proved to be an essential tool for investigating cognitive processes underlying speech perception (see, e.g., Scharenborg & Boves, 2010). Here we address the question of how an end-to-end computational model that uses the acoustic signal as input...
In computer-based tutoring systems, it is important to assess students’ mastery of different skills and provide remediation. In this study, we propose a novel neural network approach to estimate students’ skill mastery patterns. We conducted a simulation to evaluate the proposed neural network...
An electronic survey was distributed to all pharmacists serving as preceptors for the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada in the Winter and Fall 2010 terms. The survey questions addressed use of and access to information resources, barriers to accessing electronic resources,...