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(2012) pp. 1–150
This instrumental case study explored the knowledge and skill set levels of adult learners over the age of 35 with an emphasis in emerging educational technologies. The case study focused on EdD students in four cohorts at the Drexel University...
Because Wisdom Can't Be Told: Using Comparison of Simulated Parent-Teacher Conferences to Assess Teacher Candidates' Readiness for Family-School Partnership
Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 63, No. 1 (2012) pp. 62–75
This study used text-related, video-based case materials to assess teacher candidates' readiness to communicate with families. Participants (N = 141) rated their efficacy for home-school communication and then responded to a description of a...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 654–661
This paper presents a case study of faculty-librarian collaboration in an online program over three years. Based on interviews with the faculty and the librarian, challenges are discussed and suggestions are made for best practices in faculty...
Developing A New Librarian Role: A Plan to Prepare Teacher Education Students for Using SMART Technologies
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4168–4171
In Florida, K-12 classrooms are being equipped with interactive whiteboards and software. Once provided by the school districts, training is now being provided by one academic library that supports a teacher education program at a Florida College...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 35, No. 1 (August 2013) pp. 66–74
Over the years, the minimum dropout age has been raised to 18 in 21 states. Although these policy changes are promoted for their educational benefits, they have been shown to reduce crimes committed by youths in the affected age groups. However, an...