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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 1790–1792
This poster session will present an overview of on-going research on digital mini-games (i.e., mini-role plays, simulations, and/or strategy games) appropriate for use in K-12 classrooms. In particular, the session will offer insight into the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2209–2211
Real Media Slideshow software can be used to promote hands-on, peer-to-peer learning and collaboration in a variety of secondary social studies classroom settings. Social studies teachers and secondary students can use the software to create...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3228–3230
High school students have typically obtained numerous technology skills by the time they reach junior and senior status. This paper addresses how and from whom high school juniors and seniors acquire technology skills and how best to present new...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 4, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 43–57
Educators seek effective methods of teaching concepts in ways that engage the learner. One potential method involves the use of simulations, including online simulations. In this exploratory study, researchers examined the pretest and posttest...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4840–4844
This presentation examines the use of a collaborative lesson planning project in a K-8 social studies methods course. The goal of the project was to assist prospective elementary and middle school social studies teachers in acquiring the knowledge,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 2791–2795
The presentation explores K-12 educators? perspectives regarding coding as an instructional tool. Preliminary findings of a larger exploratory study, using quantitative and qualitative measures, will be shared. Research examines whether and to what...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2658–2667
Instructors designing online learning environments that promote creative expression and reflective practice may find Weblogs a useful tool. This session will preview the findings of a research study examining how PK-16 educators use Weblogs to...
Comparing Instructional Methodologies in Sixth-Grade Science: Traditional Textbook, Integrated Science, and Integrated Science with technology Enhancement
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4661–4666
This study examined three different methodologies used to present science content to sixth-grade students in order to determine which methodology benefited students most with regard to the student achievement. The three methodologies examined were...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2531–2535
Hand held devices, such as Palm Pilots, have the potential to revolutionize the science classroom. These small, inexpensive devices make it possible for science teachers to grade students' laboratory and group projects in real time. A team of...