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Journal of Research on Technology in Education

2008 Volume 40, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Supporting Social Studies Reading Comprehension with an Electronic Pop-Up Dictionary

    Sara Winstead Fry & Ross Gosky

    This study investigated how middle school students' comprehension was impacted by reading social studies texts online with a pop-up dictionary function for every word in the text. A quantitative... More

    pp. 127-139

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  2. The Role of Teacher Questioning in Promoting Dialogic Literary Inquiry in Computer-Mediated Communication

    Susan L. Groenke & Trena Paulus

    This article reports research from an innovative university-secondary school partnership, the Web Pen Pals Project, which pairs preservice English teachers in online chat rooms with local middle... More

    pp. 141-164

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  3. Transformative Pathways: Inclusive Pedagogies in Teacher Education

    Hafdis Guojonsdottir, Marcelle Cacciattolo, Eva Dakich, Anne Davies, Claire Kelly & Mary C. Dalmau

    This paper reports a three-year study of Praxis Inquiry based developments in teacher education undertaken by an international consortium of university colleagues who have worked in Australia,... More

    pp. 165-182

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  4. Advancing Acquisition of Business Know-How: Critical Learning Elements

    Timo Lainema & Kirsi Lainema

    The turbulent business environment requires business expertise from ever-larger personnel groups. The required business know-how is a combination of knowledge and several different skills, and it... More

    pp. 183-198

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  5. Acquisition of Physics Content Knowledge and Scientific Inquiry Skills in a Robotics Summer Camp

    Douglas C. Williams, Yuxin Ma, Louise Prejean, Mary Jane Ford & Guolin Lai

    Despite the growing popularity of robotics competitions such as FIRST LEGO League, robotics activities are typically not found in regular K-12 classrooms. We speculate that, among other reasons,... More

    pp. 201-216

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  6. Accommodating Individual Differences in the Design of Online Learning Environments: A Comparative Study

    Mahnaz Moallem

    The purpose of this paper is to report the results of a comparative and descriptive study that examined the relationship and effects of incorporating students' learning styles in the design of... More

    pp. 217-245

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  7. Impact of Problem-Based Learning (PBL) on Teachers' Beliefs regarding Technology Use

    Sung Hee Park & Peggy A. Ertmer

    Although computers are now commonplace within our lives, integration within schools is much less ordinary. While access and training are no longer considered significant barriers, attention has... More

    pp. 247-267

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