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West Chester University
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 3130–3133
Planning, adopting, and maintaining a new instructional method can be a challenging endeavor. This paper focuses on how the authors fine-tuned a blended learning or hybrid delivery approach in a large section of an undergraduate education course. ...
Helping Students become Successful Online Learners: Lessons Learned from Eight Semesters of an Action Research Study
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 298–303
This paper is based on the results of eight semesters of an action research study about student perceptions of a blended, flipped instructional strategy used in an undergraduate education course. Learner characteristics that were found to be major...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 1209–1214
The journey instructors take when adopting a new instructional method can be challenging. Blended, flipped instruction is a new way of teaching and a new style of learning for many faculty and students, and change can often be a difficult process. ...
Topics: Teaching/Learning Strategies
The Evolution of a Blended Learning Instructional Approach in an Undergraduate Education Course: Findings from an Action Research Study
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 621–626
This paper describes the author’s adoption of a blended or hybrid learning approach in her undergraduate introductory educational psychology course. Blended learning uses a combination of online learning and face-to-face instruction. The author...
Adopting a Blended Learning Approach: Challenges Encountered and Lessons Learned in an Action Research Study
Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks Vol. 15, No. 1 (February 2011) pp. 45–57
Adopting a new teaching approach is often a daunting task especially if one is an early adopter in a limited-resource environment. This article describes the challenges encountered and the strategies used in pilot testing a blended instructional...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 483–486
The USE Tech Partners Program at West Chester University is geared toward full-scale integration of educational technology in teacher preparation. This program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education's "Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers To Use...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1807–1809
The 14 universities of the State System of Higher Education of Pennsylvania are funded by a NSF Program named the Collaborative for Excellence in Teacher Preparation (CETP-PA). A level II CETP-PA NSF grant awarded to West Chester University...
Using WebQuest Lessons to Develop Preservice Teacher Knowledge and Maintain School-University Partnerships
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2751–2754
This paper describes the use of WebQuests in the West Chester University of Pennsylvania teacher preparation program as a technology integration strategy that has significant benefits for preservice teachers as well as for K-12 teachers in...
Keep the Ball Rolling: Ways to Sustain the Positive Changes from an Innovative Faculty Technology Training Initiative
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1227–1232
Abstract: Working insights will be shared from a five-year follow-up of a faculty technology-training initiative at West Chester University. This campus-wide faculty development program included “hands-on” cooperative learning during a week-long,...
Forming a Cadre of Learners: Effective Educational Technology Integration in a Teacher Preparation Program
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2039–2041
West Chester University's USE-Tech Partners (PT3) program has been a catalyst for increasing interest in and cooperation for preparing technology proficient teachers. Project activities during the capacity-building year included monthly participant...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 2953–2956
During the past few years, work has begun on using portfolios as a learning tool in teacher preparation classes at West Chester University (WCU) of Pennsylvania, the largest provider of new teachers in the Commonwealth. However, to date, efforts...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3363–3368
The United States Department of Education's, Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) grant program has offered funded support to teacher preparation institutions, by competitive proposal, since 1999. This paper follows the use of...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 482–487
BluePrint for Transformation is a conceptual model underlying a one-year long study called eTeaching and eLearning at West Chester University, devoted to professional development at the university to educate, enable, and empower faculty to use...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3252–3256
The purpose of this paper and presentation is to share a successful partnership model that has allowed West Chester University's PT3 project to enhance the development and training of aspiring teachers. This session will also include strategies to...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 3128–3129
The purpose of this paper is to document the efforts of one teacher education program to create video content for a neighboring school district. This paper describes the design of an authentic video production project for undergraduate teacher...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2930–2931
Abstract This paper describes the development and implementation of the WCU PT3 Portal, http://www.wcupt3.org , funded by a US Department of Education, Preparing Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) grant awarded to West Chester University of...
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