Search results for author:"Elsa Billings"
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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2733–2737
This study investigated the development of an online Community of Inquiry (COI) amongst a cohort of 21 California teachers enrolled in an online professional development course on diversity preparation. The course was one of a year-long course...
@?Preparing to @?teach English@language@learners: An analysis of teachers' online@interactions (2004) pp. 1–375
Emerging technologies such as the Internet, online video, and synchronous/asynchronous communication tools show promise in addressing problematic issues in teacher education and professional development (Eastmond, 1998), including addressing the gap ...
I Get to Use an iPod in School? Using Technology-Based Advance Organizers to Support the Academic Success of English Learners
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 21, No. 4 (August 2012) pp. 494–503
This study investigated the impact of technology-based advance organizers (TBAOs) on the academic performance of 240 4th grade English learners (ELs) participating in a science class in School in the Park (SITP), a museum-school collaboration. While ...
The Effect of Primary Language Advanced Organizer PodCasts on English Language Learners’ Academic Performance
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 138–143
This study examined the effect of Spanish language instructional podcasts on 3rd grade English language learners’ academic performance during subsequent English-only instruction. Significant differences were found between the podcast and control...