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Journal on School Educational Technology

2008 Volume 4, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. A Critique of the Brave New World of K-12

    Mohammad Ali Salmani-Nodoushan

    Over the past few decades has changed so rapidly that remote areas of the Earth are now inhabited by human beings. Technology has also developed and people can stay at home and have access to... More

    pp. 1-6

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  2. Some Quality Considerations in the Design and Implementation of Learning Objects

    Tom Page & G. Thorsteinsson

    This paper presents the reflections of teachers regarding the use of ICT in teaching and their implications for students' quality of learning as well as on quality of teaching behaviours. The... More

    pp. 7-13

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  3. A Descriptive Study of Technology Use in an Urban Setting: Implications for Schools Change

    Berhane Teclehaimanot

    Technology is an integral part of educational goals today. A study of technology use in a large urban Midwestern school district found that teachers have equipment available to them, but it is... More

    pp. 14-28

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  4. Better Quality in Assessments: Consideration of Contextual Effects on Item Bias and Differential Item Functioning

    Brandon K. Vaughn

    This study considers the importance of contextual effects on the quality of assessments on item bias and differential item functioning (DIF) in measurement. Often, in educational studies, students ... More

    pp. 29-39

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  5. Parent Perceptions of the Efficacy of Electronic School-Home Communication Methods Used by the Faculty and Administration of a Rural High School in Southern Georgia

    Arlie Parker & Dana Sparkman

    The purpose of this study was to determine parent perceptions of the efficacy of the use of three forms of electronic school-home communication used by faculty and staff in a rural high school in... More

    pp. 40-54

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  6. Assistive Technology in a Failing School: Innovative Strategies for Implementation

    Laura Rader

    Educators in today's classroom face increasing challenges which include the changing complexities of student needs, the intricacies of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), the demands of high... More

    pp. 55-63

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  7. Developing a Tool to Measure the Impact of E-Learning on the Teachers of Higher Education

    M. Rajesh Kumar & R. Krishna Kumar

    The trend of using e-learning as a teaching tool is now rapidly expanding into education. Although e-learning environments are becoming popular there is minimal research on the impact of e-learning... More

    pp. 64-68

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