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University of North Carolina at Charlotte
An Evaluation of the 2003 Diversity in Information Technology Institute Workshop for Teachers and Counselors
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2216–2217
To increase the involvement in information technology (IT) of traditionally under-represented groups (e.g., women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and people in traditionally non-technical fields), the Diversity in Information Technology...
Topics: Middle School Education
Active Learning in Higher Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (2007) pp. 219–231
This study explored the impact of performance assessment versus traditional paper-and-pencil assessment on graduate students' achievement and motivation to learn while enrolled in a 16-lesson course on program evaluation methods. Students in two...
Different systems—Similar challenges? Factors impacting the motivation of German and U.S. teachers to become school leaders
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 48, No. 5 (2009) pp. 299–306
In the United States and Germany, effective school leadership is pivotal to a school's success. Yet in each country, attracting and retaining qualified school leaders is a formidable challenge. This study compares the influence of possible...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 720–722
Social desirability responding (SDR) on surveys administered on the World Wide Web (WWW) and on paper was examined using 178 graduate and undergraduate students randomly assigned to a 2 (survey's administration mode: WWW and paper) 2 ...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 49, No. 1 (2001) pp. 5–13
Examines social desirability responding (SDR) on surveys administered on the World Wide Web and on paper to graduate and undergraduate students. Discusses response bias; describes use of the Balanced Inventory of Desirable Responding; and reports...
The World Wide Web’s Effect on Social Desirability Responding: An Investigation of the Motivation of Survey-Takers
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 2, No. 3 (2003) pp. 5–12
Social desirability responding (SDR) is the tendency to provide answers on surveys that make the respondent look good. The growing popularity of the Internet suggests that World Wide Web (WWW or Web)-administration of surveys will continue to...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 123–143
In the US and many other industrialized nations, far fewer females and minorities enter Information Technology (IT) fields than do males and majority populations. Research has revealed that unsupportive educational environments reinforced by...
Topics: Integration, Technology integration, technology, instruction, Professional Development, teacher training, Computer-Based Training, Teaching Methods, faculty development, Inclusive Education, Intercultural
Exploring the relationship between certification sources, experience levels, and classroom management orientations of classroom teachers
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 23, No. 7 (October 2007) pp. 1206–1216
Teachers continue to report that classroom management is one of their greatest challenges in the classroom. Classroom management involves teacher's efforts to oversee classroom activities such as learning, social interaction, and student behavior....
Effects of Instructional Strategies and Conceptual Levels on Students' Motivation and Achievement in a Technology Course
Journal of Research and Development in Education Vol. 33, No. 3 (2000) pp. 187–94
Investigated the impact of teachers' instructional strategies (direct or non-direct) and college students' conceptual levels (high or low) on students' achievement and motivation to learn. Students in the nondirect instruction group, regardless of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2782–2783
"Physical world hyperlinking" occurs when a tangible object is connected to an on-line resource. In Japan, 2D barcode camera phone scanning is a popular way to accomplish that process. A cell phone equipped with a camera takes a picture of the...