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University of Missouri-Kansas City USA
GEOWORLDS: Utilizing Problem-Based Scenarios in Second Life to Develop Advanced Geosciences Knowledge
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 1813–1818
Abstract: In this proposal we describe the design of an advanced geosciences program that uses Second Life Teen World to develop problem-based learning abilities and geosciences concepts in urban students. GeoWorlds are complex problem-based...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3044–3046
The purpose of this study was to describe and evaluate how four teachers in Missouri implemented an innovation cluster that paired an emerging technology with a unit design framework. The motivating question for the study originated from prior...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1081–1088
The purpose of this study was to describe how four teachers in four different cities in Missouri implemented an innovation cluster that paired an emerging technology with a unit design framework. The motivating question for the study originated from ...
The mediated action of educational reform: An inquiry into collaborative online professional development and unit implementation
The mediated action of educational reform: An inquiry into collaborative online professional development and unit@implementation (2003) pp. 1–299
The purpose of this study was to understand how teachers participate in collaborative professional development in order to implement a reform-based unit. The study participants were three 4 th and one 5 th grade teacher...
Understanding Innovative Professional Development for Educators Through the Analysis of Intersubjectivity in Online Collaborative Dialogues
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 3, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 25–38
Effectiveness of professional development is affected by the quality of social interaction. This study examines how online collaborative dialogues might influence teachers’ decisions in their classrooms—sometimes hurting when not appropriated well....
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 8, No. 1 (2005) pp. 38–53
The purpose of this study was to describe how four teachers in four different cities in Missouri implemented a constructivist-based learning environment (CBLE) that included an innovation cluster that paired an emerging online technology with a unit ...
Teaching Functional Use of an iPod-Based Speech-Generating Device to Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
Larah van der Meer; Debora Kagohara; Donna Achmadi; Vanessa A. Green; Christina Herrington; Jeff Sigafoos; Mark F. O'Reilly; Giulio E. Lancioni; Russell Lang; Mandy Rispoli
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 26, No. 3 (2011) pp. 1–11
Anecdotal reports suggest that individuals with developmental disabilities who lack speech may be enabled to communicate through the use of a new iPod-based communication device. However, there appear to be limited empirical data demonstrating...
Teaching Advanced Operation of an iPod-Based Speech-Generating Device to Two Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Donna Achmadi; Debora M. Kagohara; Larah van der Meer; Mark F. O'Reilly; Giulio E. Lancioni; Dean Sutherland; Russell Lang; Peter B. Marschik; Vanessa A. Green; Jeff Sigafoos
Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders Vol. 6, No. 4 (2012) pp. 1258–1264
We evaluated a program for teaching two adolescents with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to perform more advanced operations on an iPod-based speech-generating device (SGD). The effects of the teaching program were evaluated in a multiprobe multiple ...