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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) p. 727
In the last seven years of teaching interface and / or multimedia tools courses, I often find out a situation that a student really want to learn knowledge about some certain software, for example flash or Dreamweaver . However, she or he cannot...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2017 (Oct 17, 2017) pp. 196–202
E-learning exists in multiple formats, such as the asynchronous and the synchronous format A recent survey report from (Quality Matters and Eduventures, 2017) shows that the asynchronous delivery and the Learning Management Systems (LMS) still...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 214–217
In an adult learning environment, it is very important to focus on developing a hands-on learning environment and easy access to course content for students, rather than trying to force them to memorize information from lectures. In this research,...
Open Learning Vol. 27, No. 2 (2012) pp. 149–167
This paper describes the effect of teacher comments, students' demographic information and learning management system utilisation on student final scores in algebra courses in a K-12 virtual learning environment. Students taking algebra courses in a ...
High Enrollment Course Success Factors in Virtual School: Factors influencing student academic achievement
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 10, No. 4 (September 2011) pp. 393–418
This paper describes a study of success factors in high enrollment courses in a K-12 virtual school learning environment. The influence of variables: time student spent in the learning management system (LMS), number of times logged into the LMS,...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5298–5301
The usage of 3D presentation of molecules in chemistry and biology classrooms is limited by the Central Processing Unit (CPU) computation speed of the computer system and the relative low output image quality. With the development of Graphics...
Pre-service Elementary Teachers’ Use of Social Media: Highlighting the Importance of Educational Technology Courses
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4226–4231
Abstract: This pilot project explored elementary preservice teachers’ use of social media for personal use, educational use when required by their professors, and educational use when not required by their professors. Their use of social media for...
A Pilot Study on Concurrent Learning/Teaching Model (CLTM) for Online and In-Class Informatics Students
Annual Meeting of the Association Supporting Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) 2017 (2017)
The Informatics program at Mercer University is offered at four regional academic centers located throughout the state of Georgia. We serve non-traditional students who have primary responsibilities such as caring for family, working, and...
Technology to Enhance Mathematics and Science Instruction: Changes in Teacher Perceptions after Participating in a Yearlong Professional Development Program
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 33, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 73–101
The purpose of this study is to examine the extent to which teachers of mathematics or science who were engaged in a year-long initiative to help them integrate technological tools were (a) familiar with generic and mathematics- or science-specific ...
Leaders of School Technology Innovation: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Change Facilitator Style Questionnaire (CFSQ)
Journal of Educational Administration Vol. 51, No. 5 (2013) pp. 576–593
Purpose: This paper aims to describe a construct validation study of the Change Facilitator Style Questionnaire (CFSQ), an instrument designed to measure the leadership style of school principals as change facilitators. Design/methodology/approach:...
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 9, No. 2 (2010) pp. 105–132
Parental involvement has been recognized as an important factor for student achievement in traditional school settings. The lack of research regarding the effect of parental involvement on student achievement in virtual schooling is, in part, due to ...
Differences in Student Information and Communication Technology Literacy Based on Socio-Economic Status, Ethnicity, and Gender: Evidence of a Digital Divide in Florida Schools
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 45, No. 4 (2013) pp. 291–307
This research examines student information and communication technology (ICT) literacy and its relationships to a student's socio-economic status (SES), gender, and ethnicity of middle school students. We recruited 5,990 students from 13 school...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 11, No. 2 (2010) pp. 91–104
Individual and social benefits accrue when high school graduation rates increase. One approach to increasing graduation rates is to design learning environments that serve students with disabilities through the 5Cs known to increase school...
AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 155–179
Professional qualifications for men and women are equivalent across disciplines, however, women tend to be underrepresented in technology-related fields. The purpose of this study is to analyze the content of seven journals published by the...
Using TPCK as a lens to study the practices of math and science teachers involved in a year-long technology integration initiative
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 32, No. 4 (October 2013) pp. 395–422
The purpose of this study was to examine the ways teachers enact technological, pedagogical and content practices in math and science lessons and to document the change with teachers involved in a year-long technology integration initiative. Six...
Using Wikis to Collaboratively Prepare for Qualifying Examinations: An Example of Implementation in an Advanced Graduate Program
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 54, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 25–32
This article focuses on the experiences of seven Ph.D. students implementing a wiki to collaboratively prepare for qualifying examinations in the educational technology program at a large southeastern university. Concomitant study for such a...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 11, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 246–254
Facebook is currently the most popular social networking service in the world. With such tremendous influence on community networks, Facebook has been attracting considerable attention both from the media and academia. A review of the literature...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 29, No. 4 (2012) pp. 355–374
This study was situated within a year-long, statewide technology integration initiative designed to support technology integration within science, technology, engineering, and math classrooms. It examined the elements used in student artifacts in an ...