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Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 26, No. 3 (2009) pp. 232–239
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe the design and implementation of an open access, graduate education course where openness, connectivism, and social learning are guiding principles. The described experience aims to offer insight...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology Vol. 2011, No. 1 (2011)
There has been much hype in the past several years about this 'social media' phenomenon – blogs, wikis, Twitter, and the like. Techno-utopianists tell us that these new democratizing tools will change everything we know about education, teaching,...
Increasing Instructional Technology Competencies for Faculty and Students in an Education Preservice Program
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1290–1295
Education Faculties around the world continue to struggle to develop instructional technology strategies to build and promote their respective undergraduate Teacher Education programs. Successful implementation of instructional technology (IT) is...
(2006) pp. 1–222
This dissertation reports the results of a two-year long study focused on describing and coming to understand the perceptions and beliefs of a group of educators immersed in open source culture (OSC). The study was conducted using grounded theory...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 316–321
This paper examines some aspects of a graduate course in educational technology at the University of Regina, Canada. The focus of the course (offered in the Fall 1999 semester) was to examine how aspects of learning theory can impact the use of ...
Topics: Educational Technology
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1495–1500
The Faculty of Education at the University of Regina has, for the past 10 years, explored alternative and innovative approaches to enabling student teachers to become familiar with effective and appropriate technology use and integration throughout...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2498–2500
The iTeacherEd project is a three-year action research process in a Faculty of Education at a Canadian University. The overall goal of the project is to develop a model for the integration of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) into the ...
Spaces of Interaction: An Online Conversation on Improving Traditional Conferences (February 2009)
Katia Hildebrandt; Patrick Lewis; Claire Kreuger; Joseph Naytowhow; Jennifer Tupper; Alec Couros; Ken Montgomery
Journal of Social Science Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (2016) pp. 17–26
This paper presents the findings of a research project that sought to interrogate the possibilities of digital storytelling as a pathway towards a more complete understanding of treaties and the treaty relationship in western Canada. This research...
Developing an Instructional Technology Integration Model for Teacher Education Programs to Enhance School Classroom Teaching and Learning: An Action Research Project
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 27–30
With the support of project funding by Industry Canada, this Faculty of Education is conducting a three-year action research project to develop a collaborative model for integrating ICT into teacher education with the goal of distributing the model...