Designing multimedia artifacts to enhance students' conceptual understanding of Climate Change

Karahan, Engin
Roehrig, Gillian
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference


Constructing Media Artifacts in a Social Constructivist Environment to Enhance Students’ Environmental Awareness and Activism
Karahan, Engin; Roehrig, Gillian (2015-02-01)
© 2014, Springer Science+Business Media New York.Current science education reforms and policy documents highlight the importance of environmental awareness and perceived need for activism. As “environmental problems are socially constructed in terms of their conceptualized effects on individuals, groups, other living things and systems research based on constructivist principles provides not only a coherent framework in which to theorize about learning, but also a context for understanding socially construc...
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The self-construal concept, which describes the self as separate from others or as connected with others, basically divides the self into two aspects as independent and interdependent. Considering the individualistic and collectivistic dimensions of culture, the self-construal concept has been well documented in many cross-cultural studies. However, the literature is mostly dominated by quantitative studies. This study differentiates from other studies in terms of applying two qualitative research methodolo...
Designing and developing an accessible web-based assistive technology for students with visual impairment
KAMALI ARSLANTAŞ, TUĞBA; Yıldırım, İbrahim Soner; ALTUNAY, BANU (2022-04-01)
This article introduces the design principles of a web-based assistive technology (WAT) developed for students with visual impairment (VI). The pedagogical goal guiding the development process was the enhancement of vocabulary knowledge for students studying English as a foreign language (EFL) in terms of their spelling and semantics. The study attempted to overcome the problems of individuals with VI through provision of an accessible and suitable learning environment. A design-based research (DBR) framewo...
Designing a constructivist vocabulary learning material
Daloğlu, Ayşegül; Yıldırım, İbrahim Soner (Information Science Reference, 2009-01-01)
This chapter outlines how the constructivist approach can be implemented in Web-based vocabulary teaching, characteristics of effective Web-based vocabulary teaching materials, and a model for effective Web-based vocabulary teaching and recycling. In WEBVOCLE which stands for Web-Based Vocabulary Learning, contextual presentation of the words has been enriched with audible vocabulary and repeated with interactive exercises, games, and puzzles in 'spaced revisions' in a constructivist Web-supported environme...
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E. Karahan and G. Roehrig, “Designing multimedia artifacts to enhance students’ conceptual understanding of Climate Change,” presented at the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, New Orleans, Amerika Birleşik Devletleri, 2013, Accessed: 00, 2022. [Online]. Available: