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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 8, No. 4 (1989) pp. 31–38
Examines 92 Canadian secondary school teachers for their familiarity with categories of educational computer applications. Reports relationship of variables such as teacher age, gender, subject area specialization, and teaching experience as they...
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 23, No. 4 (1991) pp. 475–96
Describes a survey of secondary school teachers that was conducted to determine their perceptions of their own computer needs and those of their students. The questionnaire, which was completed by 92 teachers, focused on their computer attitudes,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1996 (1996) pp. 725–729
What is Technology Enhanced Instruction (TEI)? How can inservice TEI teacher training be provided at a distance? How can matters related to facilities and cost, teaching strategies, learning strategies, and outcomes be effectively communicated to...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 7, No. 2 (1991) pp. 165–87
Examines and compares the characteristics of four computer attitude scales: (1) Stevens'"Computer Survey"; (2) Reece and Gable's "Attitudes toward Computers"; (3) Gressard and Loyd's "Computer Attitude Scale"; and (4) Griswold's "Computer Use...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 11, No. 4 (1994) pp. 307–38
Describes results of a study that investigated development of attitudes toward computer utilization over time of a group of secondary school students from grade 8 to grade 11. Tests indicated that gains in attitudes were independent of gender,...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 5, No. 3 (1986) pp. 34–45
Describes the use of the Apple Macintosh and MULTIPLAN spreadsheet to record and analyze test data. Provides step-by-step instructions on data entry, item difficulty and discrimination calculations, test reliability, score distribution, and graphing ...
Computers & Education Vol. 14, No. 5 (1990) pp. 421–32
Describes study of preservice teachers that measured their attitudes toward computers and their perception of locus of control over factors which determine academic success. Computer literacy is discussed, hypotheses tested are explained, and the...
Computers & Education Vol. 16, No. 3 (1991) pp. 247–56
Describes a study of student teachers that examined determinants of achievement in a computer literacy course. Correlations with measures of computer attitudes, perceived locus of control, gender, age, and prior word processing and computer...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1994 (1994) pp. 579–584
Computer-based technology gives science teachers access to a wealth of textual and graphic information, new instructional strategies, and sophisticated laboratory and simulation tools. In 1993, the University of British Columbia (UBC) introduced a...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 559–564
This paper describes the practices of seven senior secondary science teachers who have successfully developed ways of teaching in a technology enhanced environment and transformed their classrooms as a result of these practices. Their teaching...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 193–199
This paper describes the results of a study which examined the impact of interactive assessment practices on science teaching and learning at the secondary level. Interactive assessment, in the context of this paper, consists of students taking...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 6, No. 3 (1987) pp. 27–37
Reports on a study designed to investigate the attitudes of practicing teachers and student teachers regarding the educational use of computers. Results indicated that both groups of teachers surveyed believed their students should be computer...
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 25, No. 2 (1992) pp. 200–19
This pretest/posttest study measured the change in computer literacy and attitudes toward computers among 36 preservice teachers enrolled in an introductory computer training course that was focused on developing programing skills. Independent...
Computers & Education Vol. 35, No. 1 (2000) pp. 51–63
This case study explores a popular assertion, namely that success in technology enriched science classrooms is gender dependent. We investigate how students respond to substantive changes that accompany a comprehensive integration of technology with ...
An Examination of How Science Teachers' Experiences in a Culture of Collaboration Inform Technology Implementation
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 7, No. 2 (1998) pp. 127–34
Illustrates how a culture of collaboration may contribute to significant technological reform and foster conceptual change leading to distinctive pedagogy and praxis. Presents a case study exploring a collaborative effort between a teacher and a...
Teaming Technology Enhanced Instruction in the Science Classroom and Teacher Professional Development
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 2 (1999) pp. 131–143
This paper describes a qualitative case study of Technology Enhanced Secondary Science Instruction (TESSI); a collaborative effort between teachers and researchers to advance technology implementation in high school science classrooms. The case...
Technology, Text, and Talk: Students' Perspectives on Teaching and Learning in a Technology-Enhanced Secondary Science Classroom
Science Education Vol. 82, No. 5 (1998) pp. 569–89
Reports on a case study that examines the teaching and learning impact of technology from the perspective of students participating in a long-term study of technology implementation. The study is situated within the context of the Technology...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 23, No. 1 (2000) pp. 15–39
Describes an evaluation program designed to assess the effectiveness of technology enhanced instruction within the context of the Technology Enhanced Secondary Science Instruction (TESSI) project, a field-based research program of technology...