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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 7, No. 1 (1988) pp. 29–33
Provides an introduction to the mathematics and art of the complex plane. Includes two computer programs written in GW BASIC to facilitate a reader's initial investigation. Identifies additional software resources. Stresses the appeal to future...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 5–10
This paper addresses three issues critical in the development of high-quality distance education courses in mathematics, science, and engineering: Creating stakeholder partnerships; reforming the content of mathematics and science education; and...
European Educational Research Journal Vol. 13, No. 2 (2014) pp. 235–256
Scholars in many knowledge domains rely on sophisticated information technologies to search for and retrieve records and publications pertinent to their research interests. But what is a scholar to do when a search identifies hundreds of documents,...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 8, No. 3 (1989) pp. 25–31
Discusses dimensionality in Euclidean geometry. Presents methods to produce fractals using LOGO. Uses the idea of self-similarity. Included are program listings and suggested extension activities. (MVL)
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4570–4577
For many undergraduates (including future teachers), geometry is a body of knowledge to be memorized. What happens to this expectation when students are empowered to make authentic mathematical discoveries? This presentation will discuss the use...
Mathematics Teacher Vol. 92, No. 7 (1999) pp. 569–72
Describes one teacher's effort to change the classroom environment in order to create student-directed exploratory learning. Presents a lesson in which students use the computer program Lesson Graph to study the effects of coefficients on linear...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 25, No. 3 (October 2008) pp. 199–210
The World Wide Web is evolving in response to users who demand faster and more efficient access to information, portability, and reusability of digital objects between Web-based and computer-based applications and powerful communication, publication,...
Communication Between Problem Solving Groups in an On-line Geometry Course: Results and Lessons Learned
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 65–70
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between communication and achievement among cooperative learning groups performing problem-solving activities in a WWW-based Geometry for Teachers distance education course. This paper...
Topics: Distance Education
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 4, No. 1 (1981) pp. 33–45
The field tested, data based, criterion referenced curriculum includes procedures for individualized education programs, data collection and recording, formative and summative evaluation, a transdisciplinary component, as well as a comprehensive...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 31, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 268–279
This study uses national survey data to examine why charter school teachers are more likely to turnover than their traditional public school counterparts. We test whether the turnover gap is explained by different distributions of factors that are...
Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education Vol. 12, No. 4 (October 2014) pp. 339–355
Lecture capture technologies (LCT) such as Echo360, Mediasite, and Tegrity have become very popular in recent years. Many studies have shown that students favor the use of such technology, but relatively little research has studied the impact of LCT ...
Educational Leadership Vol. 48, No. 8 (1991) pp. 41–44
Motivated by American Federation of Teachers President Al Shanker, St. Paul, Minnesota, educators created a retooled, transformed school requiring all students to become responsible for their own learning. The result is a technology-rich, textbook...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 361–365
MathML and the Java programming language offer mathematicians and mathematics educators powerful new tools for publishing WWW-based mathematics materials. In particular, these technologies now make it possible to present both geometric...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 549–554
The Network Montana Project and the NASA CERES Project at Montana State University have created extensive on-line educational resources for K-12 science education on the themes Earth System Science and Astronomy and Planetary Sciences. In addition ...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 6, No. 3 (1997) pp. 161–71
Examines the implementation of a laserdisk-based science curriculum in an elementary school. Issues discussed include ownership of the classroom discussion, constraints on activities, and the teacher's response to the teaching tools. Also examines...
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 38, No. 3 (2010) pp. 313–340
A growing trend in post-secondary education is the supplementing of classroom discourse with online discourse. This new discourse is often situated in social networking and course management applications. There are several reasons for the move...
Lack of Interaction between Sensing-Intuitive Learning Styles and Problem-First versus Information-First Instruction: A Randomized Crossover Trial
Advances in Health Sciences Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (March 2009) pp. 79–90
Background: Adaptation to learning styles has been proposed to enhance learning. Objective: We hypothesized that learners with sensing learning style would perform better using a problem-first instructional method while intuitive learners would do...
Examining the Use of Adaptive Technologies to Increase the Hands-On Participation of Students with Blindness or Low Vision in Secondary-School Chemistry and Physics
Chemistry Education Research and Practice Vol. 17, No. 4 (2016) pp. 1174–1189
To determine whether a suite of audible adaptive technologies would increase the hands-on participation of high school students with blindness or low vision in chemistry and physics courses, data were examined from a multi-year field study conducted ...
Information Systems Vol. 24, No. 2 (1999) pp. 71–98
Describes the programming interface and implementation of the repository engine and the Open Information Model for Microsoft Repository, an object-oriented meta-data management facility that ships in Microsoft Visual Studio and Microsoft SQL Server. ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 3 (September 2015) pp. 255–264
Although we would agree that the components of STEM do not need to be taught all together, all the time, authentic exemplary integrated STEM curricula are difficult to find. When educators refer to integrated STEM teaching and learning, they often...
Michael Mandrusiak; M David Rudd; Thomas E. Joiner; Alan L. Berman; Kimberly A. Van Orden; Tracy Witte
Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior Vol. 36, No. 3 (June 2006) pp. 263–271
The issue of suicide warning signs on the Internet is considered. In addition to reviewing some of the relevant conceptual issues about warning signs, a random sample of Internet sites was selected and reviewed. Warning signs were grouped and...
Cary A. Supalo; Thomas E. Mallouk; Christeallia Amorosi; Lillian Rankel; H. David Wohlers; Alan Roth; Andrew Greenberg
Journal of Science Education for Students with Disabilities Vol. 12, No. 1 (2007)
A number of tools and techniques have been developed to assist students with blindness and visual impairment who are studying in secondary and post-secondary science laboratories. Commercial electronic probes and their associated software packages...
Jim Knight; Barbara A. Bradley; Michael Hock; Thomas M. Skrtic; David Knight; Irma Brasseur-Hock; Jean Clark; Marilyn Ruggles; Carol Hatton
Journal of Staff Development Vol. 33, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 18–23
New technologies can dramatically change the way people live and work. Jet engines transformed travel. Television revolutionized news and entertainment. Computers and the Internet have transformed just about everything else. And now small video...
Drawing on Experience: How Domain Knowledge Is Reflected in Sketches of Scientific Structures and Processes
Benjamin D. Jee; Dedre Gentner; David H. Uttal; Bradley Sageman; Kenneth Forbus; Cathryn A. Manduca; Carol J. Ormand; Thomas F. Shipley; Basil Tikoff
Research in Science Education Vol. 44, No. 6 (December 2014) pp. 859–883
Capturing the nature of students' mental representations and how they change with learning is a primary goal in science education research. This can be challenging in spatially intense domains, such as geoscience, architecture, and engineering. ...
Anhedonia Predicts Poorer Recovery among Youth with Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Treatment-Resistant Depression
Dana L. McMakin; Thomas M. Olino; Giovanna Porta; Laura J. Dietz; Graham Emslie; Gregory Clarke; Karen Dineen Wagner; Joan R. Asarnow; Neal D. Ryan; Boris Birmaher; Wael Shamseddeen; Taryn Mayes; Betsy Kennard; Anthony Spirito; Martin Keller; Frances L. Lynch; John F. Dickerson; David A. Brent
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Vol. 51, No. 4 (April 2012) pp. 404–411
Objective: To identify symptom dimensions of depression that predict recovery among selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) treatment-resistant adolescents undergoing second-step treatment. Method: The Treatment of Resistant Depression in...