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This paper shares some ideas regarding the use of computers by persons who use their gerontology training in direct service to older persons and their families. It proposes that, as professionals serving older persons and their families look toward...
Baby Got Flash: A Multimedia Approach to Research and Instruction in Children's Phonological Processing
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2650–2655
A methodology is presented which uses Macromedia Flash animations to study children's phonological working memory. The children interact with cartoon-like talking babies and respond to the words the babies speak. The project was initially...
Exploring New Technology Tools to Enhance Astronomy Teaching & Learning in Grades 3 – 8 Classrooms: Year One Implementation
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4556–4567
Research has clearly documented the challenges faced by students in developing understandings and explanations of astronomy phenomena (Bailey &Slater, 2003; Kavanagh, Agan, & Sneider, 2005; Plummer & Krajcik, 2010). Work by the National Research...
Technology, Knowledge and Learning Vol. 20, No. 3 (2015) pp. 277–297
The need for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors for our future workforce is growing, yet fewer students are choosing to major in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics areas, and many are underprepared, in part...
Journal of STEM Education Vol. 16, No. 2 (Jul 17, 2015)
To date, there has been a wealth of research on participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields, but most research focuses on the implementation of programs and whether these programs work or not. Such research can...
Hollylynne Lee; Keith Leatham; Timothy Young; Bruce Farnsworth; Cindy Grabe; Mark Guy; Tina L. Heafner
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4386–4407
Since fall 2000, SITE has been collaborating with teacher education associations representing the content areas of mathematics, science, social studies , and English language arts education through the National Technology Leadership Initiative (NTLI)...
Students' Confidence and Perceived Value for Participating in Cross-Cultural Wiki-Based Collaborations
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 59, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 213–228
An international wiki-based collaboration was integrated into a large introductory educational technology course enrolling 346 students, divided into 43 teams. Student teams participated in a 5-week project in which they created wiki chapters about...
Facilitating students' global perspectives: Collaborating with international partners using Web 2.0 technologies
Peggy A. Ertmer; Timothy J. Newby; Ji Hyun Yu; Wei Liu; Annette Tomory; Young Mi Lee; Emine Sendurur; Polat Sendurur
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 14, No. 4 (September 2011) pp. 251–261
This research was designed to explore the impact of a wiki-based international collaboration project on pre-service teachers' 1) cultural competencies, 2) comfort using technology, including Web 2.0 tools, to interact and collaborate with unknown...