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International Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 3, No. 1 (2002)
Discusses the use of PDAs (personal digital assistants) by elementary and secondary students and teachers, focusing on technology integration and student-centered learning. Highlights include ideas for activities using PDAs; database applications;...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 4, No. 2 (2005)
Handheld computers have gone beyond the world of business and are finding their way into the hands of teachers and students. The empirical evidence suggests that the integration of handheld technology into the K-12 classrooms promotes 1) teacher...
Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education Vol. 26, No. 3 (2010) pp. 92–100
This research examined the change in the perceptions of preservice teachers regarding the use of digital minigames to support middle school level social studies learning. The results of a Wilcoxon Signed Ranks Test for matched pairs revealed that...
Using Social Impact Games (SIGS) to Support Constructivist Learning: Creating a Foundation for Effective Use in the Secondary Social Studies Education
American Secondary Education Vol. 41, No. 2 (2013) pp. 60–70
This paper examines how Social Impact Games (SIGs) can provide important instructional support in secondary social studies classrooms. When used within the framework of the constructivist teaching philosophy and teaching methods, as recommended by...
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...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 1 (2008) pp. 6–26
Reflection is considered an important aspect of teacher practice. Researchers examined 21 teacher-created language arts blogs to determine whether randomly selected entries within the blogs demonstrated reflection on professional practice. In...
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 23, No. 1 (2006) pp. 11–18
This paper describes the findings of a qualitative research study examining the perceptions and practices of inservice teachers who blog. Open-ended interviews and electronic dialogues were conducted with 16 K-12 bloggers to identify emergent themes....
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (2002) pp. 49–61
With the implementation of national standards addressing technology, teacher preparation programs are faced with the issues of preparing teachers to effectively use and to seamlessly integrate technology across content areas. A team teaching...