You are here:

American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

April 2000

Search this issue

Table of Contents

Number of papers: 96

  1. Portals: A Window into Telemonitoring Relationships in Project-Based Computational Science Classes

    Kallen Tsikalas, Katherine McMillan-Culp, Wendy Friedman & Margaret Honey

    The Portals project examined the roles, functions, and strategies that students, teachers, and mentors bring to complex on-line, project-based learning experiences. Data for the study consisted of ... More

    View Abstract
  2. Learning Partnerships in a Remote Rural Setting

    Colin Boylan & Andrew Wallace

    The New South Wales (Australia) Department of Education and Training has been employing distance education for remote students since the 1950s, using high-frequency radio supplemented by printed... More

    View Abstract
  3. Current Trends and Future Prospects for Archiving Scholarly Communication: The Case of Electronic Journals

    Robert V. Labaree

    The development of stand-alone, Web-based electronic journals began shortly after the Internet became widely accessible among researchers. These journals represented one of the first attempts to... More

    View Abstract
  4. Modern Media and Instructional Technology in Vocational Education: Some Experiences of the Diffusion of New Technology in the Adult Education Institutions

    Saija Maki-Komsi & Eero Ropo

    A study investigated teachers' experiences of educational and cultural change in adult education institutions. The initial assumption of the study was that the institutional shift from traditional ... More

    View Abstract
  5. The APA Task Force on Statistical Inference (TFSI) Report as a Framework for Teaching and Evaluating Students' Understandings of Study Validity

    Bruce Thompson

    Web-based statistical instruction, like all statistical instruction, ought to focus on teaching the essence of the research endeavor: the exercise of reflective judgment. Using the framework of the... More

    View Abstract
  6. To Avoid Conflicts: A Multimedia Training Concept for Reflected Communication

    Michael Henninger, Heinz Mandl, Maria Linz & Andreas Horfurter

    A multimedia training concept was developed which aims at reducing misunderstandings and thus avoiding conflicts by fostering a more differentiated understanding of utterances. Based upon the... More

    View Abstract
  7. Electronic Portfolios in Teacher Education Reading Methods Courses

    Carla Hagen Piper

    The question of how to use technology effectively in the assessment of teacher candidates to demonstrate achievement of course objectives based on state certification standards led to the... More

    View Abstract
  8. Strategies To Support Self-Directed Learning in a Web-Based Course

    Katherine S. Cennamo & John D. Ross

    This study investigated techniques for supporting college students' self-regulation within a core course in child development. The course incorporated Web-based instructional elements as ancillary ... More

    View Abstract
  9. Building a Case for Conducting Technology Surveys On-Line

    Jon J. Denton & Arlen Strader

    A Technology in Texas Public Schools 1998 Survey instrument was integrated into a Web-based response system enabling the instrument to be accessed, completed, submitted, and instantaneously... More

    View Abstract
  10. Online Education as a Means for Workplace Learning: A Case Study

    Dorothy L. Finley

    A review of the research on online education was conducted to determine whether online education could serve the self-development requirements of the U.S. Army's Armored Forces Research Unit. Self-... More

    View Abstract
  11. Teachers Learning To Use Technology within the Context of a Laptop Learning Initiative: The Interplay of Personal Histories, Social Dynamics and Institutional Culture

    Kurt Sahl & Mark Windschitl

    This study examined how middle school teachers co-constructed norms and practices related to classroom use of laptop computers, focusing on a school that gave laptop computers to teachers, provided... More

    View Abstract
  12. Predictors of Ohio K-4 Student Competencies on the National Educational Technology Standards

    Teresa Franklin

    Beginning in 1994, the Ohio SchoolNet Program has worked to place computers in the Ohio Public Schools, and the SchoolNet Plus Initiative has provided at least one interactive computer workstation ... More

    View Abstract
  13. Achieving Equality of Student Internet Access within Schools

    Janet Ward Schofield & Ann Locke Davidson

    One benefit often expected to flow from Internet use in schools is an increase in equality of educational opportunity as all kinds of schools gain access to the same extraordinary set of resources ... More

    View Abstract
  14. Overview of Mentoring: Exploring Possibilities

    Pedro Portes, Robert Longwell-Grice & Peter Chan

    This paper outlines a project by the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division C to pair graduate students seeking mentors with willing mentors on different campuses. Mentoring has ... More

    View Abstract
  15. Internet Use and Teacher Change

    Janet Ward Schofield & Ann Locke Davidson

    This paper explores the impact of Internet access in schools on teachers' professional lives, experiences, and capabilities. The research was conducted within the context of Common Knowledge:... More

    View Abstract
  16. Convergence on the Guidelines for Designing a Web-Based Art-Teacher Education Curriculum: A Delphi Study

    Yu Nu Yang

    The rise of the World Wide Web as a new information processing technology has attracted the attention of educators worldwide. The purpose of this study was to seek a consensus among art education... More

    View Abstract
  17. Deeper than Blueberries: A Reciprocal Teaching Method Approach to Narrative Text in an Electronically Supported Learning Environment

    Bart Pisha & Mary Brady

    This paper describes a five-phase, 20-week, computer supported reading comprehension instruction process, which begins with access to powerful supports and direct teacher-mediated instruction. The ... More

    View Abstract
  18. Are We Ready To Abandon the Classroom? The Dark Side of Web Instruction

    LeoNora M. Cohen

    This paper discusses four assumptions and four concerns regarding instruction using the World Wide Web. The assumptions address: the novice status of the Web course developer; the developer's... More

    View Abstract
  19. "I Don't Have Enough Time": Teachers' Interpretations of Time as a Key to Learning and School Change

    Vivienne Collinson & Tanya Fedoruk Cook

    This study investigated inner-city middle school teachers' perceptions of the importance of time in learning and sharing information. Participating teachers were involved in a technology... More

    View Abstract
  20. Technology-Using Teachers: Comparing Perceptions of Exemplary Technology Use to Best Practice

    Peggy A. Ertmer, Sangeetha Gopalakrishnan & Eva Ross

    In this exploratory study, researchers compared characteristics and teaching practices of teachers, perceived by themselves to be exemplary technology-users, with characteristics and teaching... More

    View Abstract