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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 901–904
Student’s attitudes toward information technology have been shown to be a major factor affecting their success in learning and using such technologies (Francis & Evans, 1995; Freedman & Liu, 1996; & Liu, 1997a). The most common studies relating to...
Journal of Research in International Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (August 2010) pp. 124–140
This qualitative study based on Gee's (2001) identity theory examined and compared how American and Chinese middle school students develop identities towards science, culture and technology in an intercultural web-assisted scientific inquiry project....
Computers in the Schools Vol. 18, No. 2 (Jun 24, 2002) pp. 79–95
A study of methods to assess student learning in instructional technology courses was conducted using an IT learning model that consists of four dimensions. Static assessment and dynamic assessment methods were employed to assess student (a)...
Web 2.0 Articles: Content Analysis and a Statistical Model to Predict Recognition of the Need for New Instructional Design Strategies
Computers in the Schools Vol. 25, No. 3 (October 2008) pp. 314–328
This article presents a study of Web 2.0 articles intended to (a) analyze the content of what is written and (b) develop a statistical model to predict whether authors' write about the need for new instructional design strategies and models. Eighty...
Journal of Educators Online Vol. 12, No. 2 (July 2015) pp. 142–165
Technology enabled learning is becoming more popular and pervasive in education. While the effectiveness of distance learning versus traditional classroom education is strongly debated, human factors such as students' perception of their professors...
Age Difference in Research Course Satisfaction in a Blended Ed.D. Program: A Moderated Mediation Model of the Effects of Internet Self-Efficacy and Statistics Anxiety
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 20, No. 2 (2017)
This study identified the moderated mediation relationship among age, Internet self-efficacy, and statistics anxiety on student satisfaction after controlling for demographics and technology experiences in research methods courses in a blended...
Technology to Enhance Mathematics and Science Instruction: Changes in Teacher Perceptions after Participating in a Yearlong Professional Development Program
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 33, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 73–101
The purpose of this study is to examine the extent to which teachers of mathematics or science who were engaged in a year-long initiative to help them integrate technological tools were (a) familiar with generic and mathematics- or science-specific ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 619–624
This presentation will present the results of a content analysis of the literature related to blended education in teacher education and compare it with an analysis of the literature on blended education in general education. Leximancer, an...
European Journal of Engineering Education Vol. 34, No. 3 (June 2009) pp. 229–234
Remote and virtual laboratories are increasingly prevalent alternatives to the face-to-face laboratory experience; however, the question of their learning outcomes is yet to be fully investigated. There are many presumptions regarding the...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 58, No. 6 (November 2014) pp. 90–98
Higher education institutions are using virtual telepresence systems to engage in collaborative course redesign and research projects. These systems hold promise and challenge for inter-institutional work in STEM areas. This paper describes a case...
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 24, No. 1 (2010) pp. 21–39
This study investigates and compares the relative importance of Web module design dimensions and their attributes as perceived by student participants in a research study and those defined by a selected group of researchers in the literature. We aim ...
Computer Science Education Vol. 23, No. 4 (2013) pp. 315–331
Computer science proficiency continues to grow in importance, while the number of students entering computer science-related fields declines. Many rich programming environments have been created to motivate student interest and expertise in computer ...
Differences in Student Information and Communication Technology Literacy Based on Socio-Economic Status, Ethnicity, and Gender: Evidence of a Digital Divide in Florida Schools
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 45, No. 4 (2013) pp. 291–307
This research examines student information and communication technology (ICT) literacy and its relationships to a student's socio-economic status (SES), gender, and ethnicity of middle school students. We recruited 5,990 students from 13 school...
Understanding the Connection between Cognitive Tool Use and Cognitive Processes as Used by Sixth Graders in a Problem-Based Hypermedia Learning Environment
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 31, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2004) pp. 309–334
The purpose of this study was to examine the connection between sixth graders' cognitive tool use and the cognitive processes they engage in as they solve a complex problem in a hypermedia learning environment. The three research questions were: (1) ...
An Analysis of Social Network Websites for Language Learning: Implications for Teaching and Learning English as a Second Language
CALICO Journal Vol. 32, No. 1 (2015) pp. 113–152
Although educators are excited about the potential of social network sites for language learning (SNSLL), there is a lack of understanding of how SNSLL can be used to facilitate teaching and learning for English as Second language (ESL) instructors...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 43, No. 4 (July 2015) pp. 463–485
Mathematical fluency is important for academic and mathematical success. Fluency training programs have typically focused on fostering retrieval, which leads to math performance that does not reliably transfer to non-trained problems. More recent...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 1336–1340
This panel joins researchers of Educational Foundations, Curriculum and Instruction, and Digital Media and Learning, with program development experience spanning K-12 and higher education, in local and international contexts, detailing successes and ...
Journal of Educational Research Vol. 101, No. 3 (2008) pp. 148–157
The authors investigated the effects of student spatial ability, as measured by Raven's Progressive Colored Matrices (J. C. Raven, 1938) and type of instructional program on geometry achievement. Sixth-grade students worked through either 6...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 29, No. 4 (2012) pp. 355–374
This study was situated within a year-long, statewide technology integration initiative designed to support technology integration within science, technology, engineering, and math classrooms. It examined the elements used in student artifacts in an ...
Singapore Students' and Teachers' Perceptions of Computer-Supported Project Work Classroom Learning Environments
Angela F. L. Wong; Choon-Lang Quek; Shanti Divaharan; Woon-Chia Liu; Jarina Peer; Michael D. Williams
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 38, No. 4 (2006) pp. 449–479
The computer-supported Project Work classroom learning environment discussed in this paper represents a paradigm shift from teacher-centered to student-centered teaching and learning in Singapore schools. Besides the face-to-face weekly lessons in...
The 2016 NMC Technology Outlook for Chinese K-12 Education: A Horizon Project Regional Report reflects a collaborative research effort between the New Media Consortium (NMC) and the Smart Learning Institute of Beijing Normal University to inform...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 40, No. 1 (2009) pp. 111–139
The purpose of this study was to use multiple data sources, both objective and subjective, to capture students' thinking processes as they were engaged in problem solving, examine the cognitive tool use patterns, and understand what tools were used...