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Educational Media International Vol. 35, No. 3 (1998) pp. 192–96
Provides background information on the evolution of a large instructional Web site, "A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust" that was designed and developed by graduate students at the University of South Florida (USF). Design considerations, screen...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (1995) pp. 69–84
Factors driving the shift from analog to digital video storage and retrieval are discussed, including improved compression techniques, reduced hardware costs, and increased network demands. Characteristics of digital video and various compression...
Journal of Interactive Instruction Development Vol. 8, No. 3 (1996) pp. 13–17
Offers practical advice for designing documents for the World Wide Web. Suggestions cover page content such as titles, dates, legal notices, and methods for feedback; use of graphics; text styles and contrasts; creating and monitoring hyperlinks;...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (2003) pp. 128–42
Presents an overview of the features of course management systems as they pertain to teaching online courses. Specifically, it identifies tools and techniques related to the effective use of management features, assessment options, instructional...
Educational Media International Vol. 30, No. 1 (1993) pp. 9–13
Provides an overview for educators of video repurposing. Benefits of repurposing are considered; the videodisc development process is discussed; and repurposing tools, including barcode generators, video report makers, and authoring systems, are...
Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication Vol. 41, No. 4 (1994) pp. 763–64
Discusses issues encountered in converting a booklet to electronic format. (SR)
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (1999) pp. 57–68
Describes the University of South Florida's Virtual Instructional Team for the Advancement of Learning, a program that combines the expertise of existing campus resources with the necessary services and support for faculty interested in technology...
Training for Telecommunications: Examining the Effects of Video- and Computer-Based Instruction on Preservice Teachers' Achievement, Near-Transfer Performance, and Perception of Instruction
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 13, No. 3 (1997) pp. 23–29
Discusses the results of two different delivery methods (video and computer-based instruction) for teaching preservice educators how to use an electronic mail system. Analysis of student questionnaires and achievement found significant differences...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 22 (Jul 12, 2005)
Laptop computers and Type II applications can provide powerful tools for elementary classrooms, especially if they are combined with authentic instruction. This article provides information and lessons learned from a laptop initiative in an urban...
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 25, No. 3 (1993) pp. 277–89
Discussion of digital audio in computer-based training (CBT) focuses on a study at the University of Central Florida that was conducted to determine whether the addition of audio to CBT had positive effects on undergraduates' cognitive achievement...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 21, No. 3 (2006) pp. 23–30
In 2002, the National Center for Educational Statistics reported that 99% of public schools had Internet access and 86% of those schools had a web site or web page (Kleiner & Lewis, 2003). This study examined accessibility issues on elementary...
Kappa Delta Pi Record Vol. 34, No. 4 (1998) pp. 152–54
Explains how teachers can take advantage of the Internet to create classroom projects. The process involves locating collaborating partners via the World Wide Web, then determining which projects would be worthwhile to students. Presents guidelines...
Are Gender Differences in Perceived and Demonstrated Technology Literacy Significant? It Depends on the Model
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 61, No. 4 (August 2013) pp. 639–663
This paper examines gender differences related to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) literacy using two valid and internally consistent measures with eighth grade students (N = 1,513) from Florida public schools. The results of t test...
Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning Vol. 17, No. 1 (February 2009) pp. 83–102
This article focuses on an evaluation of the Microsoft Peer Coaching (MPC) program in Florida, USA. First, the design of the MPC materials was analyzed using characteristics of exemplary peer coaching and technology integration models. Second,...
Conjoint Processing of Time-Compressed Narration in Multimedia Instruction: The Effects on Recall, but Not Recognition
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 44, No. 2 (2011) pp. 203–217
Although previous research shows verbal recall of time-compressed narration is significantly enhanced when it is accompanied by a representational adjunct picture (Ritzhaupt & Barron, 2008), the reason for this increased performance remains unclear. ...
Differences in Student Information and Communication Technology Literacy Based on Socio-Economic Status, Ethnicity, and Gender: Evidence of a Digital Divide in Florida Schools
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 45, No. 4 (2013) pp. 291–307
This research examines student information and communication technology (ICT) literacy and its relationships to a student's socio-economic status (SES), gender, and ethnicity of middle school students. We recruited 5,990 students from 13 school...
Connecting schools, community, and family with ICT: Four-year trends related to school level and SES of public schools in Florida
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 1 (August 2010) pp. 391–405
Community and family involvement in schools is a well-documented antecedent to student success; yet, educators often find it challenging to increase involvement with parents and members of diverse communities. One solution is to use information and...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 42, No. 4 (2010) pp. 361–389
This article provides an overview of the development and validation of the Student Tool for Technology Literacy (ST[superscript 2]L). Developing valid and reliable objective performance measures for monitoring technology literacy is important to all ...
Educational Media International Vol. 44, No. 4 (December 2007) pp. 305–321
This case study investigated the integration of laptop computers into an elementary classroom in a low socioeconomic status (SES) school. Specifically, the research examined classroom management techniques and aspects of authentic learning relative...
Kathryn Ann Loggie; Ann E. Barron; Elizabeth Gulitz; Tina N. Hohlfeld; Jeffrey D. Kromrey; Phyllis Sweeney
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 8, No. 2 (2007) pp. 109–125
This study describes an investigation of the intellectual property policies of a stratified random sample of public and private Carnegie Doctoral Research-Extensive Universities. University policies were examined to determine whether or not they...
An Examination of the Relationships between Student Conduct and the Number of Computers per Student in Florida Schools
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 32, No. 1 (1999) pp. 98–107
Examines the relationship between computer use (numbers of computers used for instruction) in Florida schools and student conduct, focusing on these conduct violations related to schooling: assault/battery/robbery, breaking and entry/theft/vandalism,...
International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership Vol. 3, No. 8 (2008) pp. 1–17
This empirical research investigates trends in technology planning and funding in Florida's K-12 public schools between the 2003-04 and 2005-06 academic years. Survey items that focused on funding and planning issues on Florida's statewide school...
Examining the digital divide in K-12 public schools: Four-year trends for supporting ICT literacy in Florida
Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 1648–1663
While there is evidence that access to computers in schools has increased, there remain questions about whether low socio-economic status (SES) schools provide students with equitable supports for achieving information communication technology (ICT) ...
Topics: Digital Divide
Kathryn Ann Loggie; Ann E. Barron; Elizabeth Gulitz; Tina N. Hohlfeld; Jeffrey D. Kromrey; Melissa Venable; Phyllis Sweeney
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 5, No. 3 pp. 224–242
This study describes an investigation of the intellectual property policies of a stratified random sample of public and private Carnegie Doctoral Research-Extensive Universities. Current copyright law was reviewed as well as the status of the "...
Laptop Computers in Teacher Preparation: Lessons Learned from the University of South Florida Implementation
Ann E. Barron; Carine M. Feyten; Melissa Venable; Amy Hilbelink; Kristine Y. Hogarty; Jeffrey D. Kromrey; Thomas R. Lang
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 20, No. 1 (September 2008) pp. 95–117
This article provides an overview of the successful laptop implementation in the College of Education at the University of South Florida (USF). The pilot initiative began with one cohort of preservice teachers in 2003; since then, the program has...