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Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas Vol. 73, No. 4 (2000) pp. 225–29
Reviews research and literature on gender and technology. Looks at computer equity themes of the 1980's and early 1990's, and argues that middle school is the place to make a difference. Lists recommendations in the literature for assisting girls...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 28, No. 8 (November 2012) pp. 1206–1220
This article presents an in-depth case study of a complex community of inquiry. In this community, teachers worked collaboratively to build from situated assessments of students'learning through reading to refine and monitor practices designed to...
Co-constructors of data, co-constructors of meaning: Teacher professional development in an age of accountability
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 24, No. 3 (April 2008) pp. 725–750
This research examines how engaging teachers in collaboratively constructing situated assessments enhances teacher professional development, fosters meaningful shifts to practice, and supports productive conceptions of accountability. We conducted...
Understanding the Impact of Guiding Inquiry: The Relationship between Directive Support, Student Attributes, and Transfer of Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviours in Inquiry Learning
Ido Roll; Deborah Butler; Nikki Yee; Ashley Welsh; Sarah Perez; Adriana Briseno; Katherine Perkins; Doug Bonn
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 46, No. 1 (2018) pp. 77–104
Guiding inquiry learning has been shown to increase knowledge gains. Yet, little is known about the effect of guidance on attitudes and behaviours, its interaction with student attributes, and transfer of impact once guidance is removed. We address...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 20, No. 5 pp. 435–455
This paper describes a professional development model with promise for supporting meaningful shifts in practice. We begin by introducing the theoretical principles underlying our professional development model, with a focus on explicating the...
Pattern of Task Interpretation and Self-Regulated Learning Strategies of High School Students and College Freshmen during an Engineering Design Project
Oenardi Lawanto; Deborah Butler; Sylvie C. Cartier; Harry B. Santoso; Wade Goodridge; Kevin N. Lawanto; David Clark
Journal of STEM Education Vol. 14, No. 4 (2013) pp. 15–27
The objective of this exploratory study was to describe patterns in self-regulated learning (SRL) for both high school students and college freshmen while engaged in a design activity. The main research question guiding this study was: How did high...