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Journal of Research on Technology in Education

2006 Volume 39, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Effects of a Long-Duration, Professional Development Academy on Technology Skills, Computer Self-Efficacy, and Technology Integration Beliefs and Practices

    Jonathan Brinkerhoff

    A variety of barriers relating to resources, institutional and administrative policies, skills development and attitudes can hinder the effectiveness of technology professional development... More

    pp. 22-43

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  2. Using a Functional Approach to Change Preservice Teachers' Understanding of Mathematics Software

    Terri L. Kurz & James A. Middleton

    This study examined the structure of two preservice teachers' understandings of educational software in mathematics using repertory grid techniques. Specifically, the study focused on how teacher... More

    pp. 45-65

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  3. Examining the Effect of Small Group Discussions and Question Prompts on Vicarious Learning Outcomes

    Yekyung Lee & Peggy A. Ertmer

    This study investigated the effect of group discussions and question prompts on students' vicarious learning experiences. Vicarious experiences were delivered to 65 preservice teachers via... More

    pp. 66-80

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  4. Using Rogers' Theory to Interpret Instructional Computer Use by COE Faculty

    Ismail Sahin & Ann Thompson

    The purpose of this research study was to develop a theory-based methodology for exploring instructional computer use by faculty members in one College of Education (COE) and implementing this... More

    pp. 81-104

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  5. Using Virtual Reality with and without Gaming Attributes for Academic Achievement

    Jennifer J. Vogel, Adams Greenwood-Ericksen, Jan Cannon-Bowers & Clint A. Bowers

    A subcategory of computer-assisted instruction (CAI), games have additional attributes such as motivation, reward, interactivity, score, and challenge. This study used a quasi-experimental design... More

    pp. 105-118

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