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Tarleton State University
Tarleton State University
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 19, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 455–467
This study combined the use of student authored books and the use of children's literature with a process created by Conden and McGuffee (2001) described as e-publishing, which uses students authoring book software called RealeWriter. The purpose of ...
Topics: Social Studies, Children, Software, Computers, Literacy, Educational Technology, Achievement, Integration, eLearning, Schools, Human Computer Interaction, Teaching Methods, Creativity, Research Methods, Social Sciences, Library, Middle School Education, Learning Disabilities, English Language Arts, High Risk, Inclusive Education, Socialization
The Impact of Portable Spell Checkers on Vocabulary Acquisition of Elementary Students with Learning Disabilities, Limited English Proficiency, and Mental Retardation: Case Study Analyses
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 3607–3612
Learning disabled (LD), limited English proficiency (LEP), and mentally retarded (MR) students struggle with language skills and vocabulary acquisition (Council for Children with Learning Disabilities, 2004; Hardman, Drew, and Egan, 2005; Waring and ...
Administrative Issues Journal: Education, Practice, and Research Vol. 4, No. 1 (2014)
In an era of increasingly hyped Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) that seem to evoke feelings of both promise and peril for higher education, many institutions are struggling to find their niche among top-tier Ivy League schools offering courses...
The impact of e-publishing assistive technology in an inclusive sixth grade social studies classroom on special needs, regular education, and gifted students' content learning, writing, spelling, and motivation: A descriptive comparison
The impact of e@-publishing assistive technology in an inclusive sixth grade social studies classroom on special@needs, regular education, and gifted students' content@learning, writing, spelling, and motivation: A descriptive comparison (2005) pp. 1–321
Content literacy is eclectic in nature (Vacca & Vacca, 2005). Today, with a legal mandate, schools are serving more students in an inclusive environment (Swiderek, 1998; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997). Research into assistive...
Journal on School Educational Technology Vol. 4, No. 1 (2008) pp. 45–50
This study surveyed 103 professional K-12 educators representing rural and urban independent school districts in north central Texas concerning educational technology perceptions and its use in their classrooms. Descriptive statistics were utilized...
Journalism Quarterly Vol. 58, No. 3 (1981) pp. 371–74
Details a study showing that copyeditors working on newspapers that have had video display terminals for at least two years edited more slowly, but made fewer errors than those who edited on paper. (FL)
TEACHING Exceptional Children Plus Vol. 5, No. 2 (November 2008)
This case study examines the use of two assistive technologies, the Franklin Language Master 6000b and Microsoft PowerPoint 2003, as visual support systems to aid in the vocabulary acquisition skills of a student with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). ...
Administrative Issues Journal: Education, Practice, and Research Vol. 6, No. 1 (2016) pp. 22–37
Classroom management is a challenge for beginning teachers. To address this challenge, a model to provide support for beginning teachers was developed, consisting of a one-day workshop on classroom management, followed with online support extending...
Textbook Preferences: The Possibilities of Individualized Learning in Social Studies With an Individualized Textbook
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 493–510
This study investigated the ideology and perspectives of sixth grade students, parents, and teachers concerning four district approved social studies textbooks from the state adoption list. Student participants were selected using a stratified...
Topics: Multimedia, Curriculum, Social Studies, Attitudes, Teachers, Interaction, Computers, Instructional Design, Change, eLearning, Instructional Materials, Computer Sciences, Human Computer Interaction, Students, Middle School Education, Networking Technologies