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Using Blackboard in an Educational Psychology Course to Increase Preservice Teachers' Skills and Confidence in Technology Integration
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 3, No. 4
An important education issue that needs to be addressed in teacher education is the gap between the continuing and increasing technology demands placed on new teachers entering K-12 classrooms and the training that they receive during their college...
(2006) pp. 1–117
There has been a significant increase in online learning in recent years. The popularity and demand has prompted an increase in online courses and online degree offerings available from universities and colleges throughout the world. With that...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 49, No. 2 (2005) pp. 22–65
The St. Louis, Missouri Educational Museum has its roots in the 1904 Centennial Exposition, held at Forest Park on the edge of the city. The theme of the exposition was education and technology. Seventy thousand local school children visited the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1378–1384
Group Interaction Simulation Theory states that it is possible to simulate complex group behaviors and environments using virtual objects, programmed with skill sets, objectives, and goals that react to a virtual environment while placed in the...
(2010) pp. 1–129
Historically, the technology education profession has had difficulty coming to consensus on what to teach in K-12 and higher education. This lack of agreement is not just limited to new curriculum ideas, but also when to eliminate less relevant and...
A study of the professional development needs of Ohio principals in the area of educational technology
A study of the professional@development @?needs of Ohio principals in the area of educational@technology (2003) pp. 1–124
Recent studies suggest that the most important issue in the effective integration of educational technology in schools “is the presence of informed and effective leadership” (Gibson, 2001, p. 43). However, many experienced administrators are not...
Using Web-Enhanced Discussion to Increase Pre-Service Teachers' Skills and Confidence in Technology Integration
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2698–2703
An important education issue that needs to be addressed in teacher education is the gap between the continuing and increasing technology demands placed on new teachers entering K-12 classrooms and the training that they received during their college ...
Evaluation Review Vol. 19, No. 1 (1995) pp. 64–83
Cobb's Cusp Surface Analysis Program (CUSP) provides a way to estimate empirically and test a nonlinear cusp catastrophe model. A model of emotion during problem solving is used to introduce catastrophe theory modeling and is discussed in...
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 67, No. 9 (1990) pp. 766–69
Computer assisted instruction (CAI) as an optional enrichment versus required component is described. Discussed are making CAI an integral component of freshman chemistry, program requirements, need for user modification of programs, staff and...
Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education Vol. 27, No. 3 (2011) pp. 109–114
Education traditionally has been defined as a one-way relationship between teacher and learner. However, new technologies are dramatically changing that relationship in a multitude of ways. In this article, the authors describe some of these changes ...
Education Vol. 129, No. 3 (2009) pp. 556–560
For many students with disabilities to be successful learners in the general education curriculum, they must receive supplemental aids and services. Assistive Technology commonly referred to as AT, fits both the definition of supplemental aids as...
Delta Pi Epsilon Journal Vol. 44, No. 1 (2002) pp. 59–68
Among 220 business students who had taken online tests, freshmen's perceptions of online testing were significantly higher and sophomores' were considerably lower. Overall, attitudes were positive and there were no differences based on gender, age,...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 31, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 61–85
From 2004-2007, the University of Memphis carried out the NSF-funded Tri-P-LETS (Three P Learning Environment for Teachers and Students) project to improve local high-school computer science curricula. The project reached a total of 58 classrooms...
Stephen P. Wanger; Robin Starr Minthorn; Kathryn A. Weinland; Boomer Appleman; Michael James; Allen Arnold
American Indian Culture and Research Journal Vol. 36, No. 4 (2012) pp. 127–151
This exploratory case study examines the participation of Native American students in study abroad and institutional policies and practices that either impede or enhance participation. The study surveys all Native students enrolled at the American...
Testing in a Computer Technology Course: An Investigation of Equivalency in Performance between Online and Paper and Pencil Methods
Journal of Career and Technical Education Vol. 18, No. 1 (2001) pp. 69–80
Students in a computer technology course completed either a paper-and-pencil test (n=40) or an online test in a proctored computer lab (n=43). Test scores were equivalent, but the online group, particularly freshmen, completed the test in less time. ...