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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 843–845
For the two years our research has examined the implementation of computer technologies in schools across Canada, focusing on the problem of managing change within what we see as a transitional period in education. This paper will report on one...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) p. 497
This presentation focuses on the challenges, lessons learned, and best practices surrounding a non-profit corporation's integration of technology to provide online learning to nearly 850 employees. Initially, fundamental insufficiencies in training ...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 4 (2002) pp. 481–96
Investigates the role of professional development in the implementation of computer technologies in Canadian schools. Examines three examples of professional development; identifies issues encountered when teachers participate in large- and small...
Teacher Technology Use: A three year comparison to determine predictors of teacher use of technology for instruction and student computer use for learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 3387–3388
The purpose of this study is to determine predictors in the use of technology for instruction in elementary and middle school classrooms. This collaboration between the College of Education and the local school system is as a result of the need for...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2001 (April 2001)
This paper examines the implementation of computer technologies in schools across Canada, focusing on the problem of managing change. The first section discusses what policy is and how policy is made in a global age. The second section addresses...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 1799–1802
The "education revolution" must be understood as a critically important part of a more general information revolution-one front in a larger campaign. Policies addressing the implementation and use of new technologies within education find themselves ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 897–902
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 4 (2002) pp. 481–496
This study investigates the role of professional development in the implementation of computer technologies in schools across Canada and elsewhere. Three examples of professional development in Canada are examined, each functioning at a different...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 971–973
Research that has focused on technology use in schools over the last five years has been dominated by "best practice" discourses. These discourses have tried to describe the most appropriate, or "best" uses of computer technologies might be, and to...
Predictors of Student Technology Use: A Three-Year Comparison of Instructional Strategies in Technology-Integrated Activities
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 4719–4721
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between instructional strategies and student use of technology in the classroom. Standardized survey data collected over three academic years (2009-2011) from a U.S. Southeastern public...
Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 50, No. 10 (December 2013) pp. 1207–1231
This article focuses on the use of Toulmin's argumentation scheme to investigate the characteristics of student group argumentation in Peer-Led Guided Inquiry sessions for a General Chemistry I course. A coding scheme based on Toulmin's ...
Research and Teaching: Use of Toulmin's Argumentation Scheme for Student Discourse to Gain Insight about Guided Inquiry Activities in College Chemistry
Journal of College Science Teaching Vol. 43, No. 5 (May 2014) pp. 78–86
Although student production of arguments in group learning environments has been shown to promote scientific reasoning and understanding of science concepts, little previous work has examined the relationship of the structure of curricular materials ...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 23, No. 6 (August 2007) pp. 775–794
Ajzen's Theory of Planned Behavior is used to examine continuing teachers’ plans to remain or resign and the likelihood of resigned teachers to return to teaching in the next 3 years. Specifically, this study examined factors that encourage or...
Gordon Fox; Scott Campbell; Arcadii Grinshpan; Xiaoying Xu; John Holcomb; Catherine Bnteau; Jennifer Lewis; Kandethody Ramachandran
Journal of STEM Education Vol. 18, No. 3 (Oct 03, 2017)
This paper describes the development of a program of project-based learning in Calculus courses at a large urban research university. In this program, students developed research projects in consultation with a faculty advisor in their major, and...
Katia Hildebrandt; Patrick Lewis; Claire Kreuger; Joseph Naytowhow; Jennifer Tupper; Alec Couros; Ken Montgomery
Journal of Social Science Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (2016) pp. 17–26
This paper presents the findings of a research project that sought to interrogate the possibilities of digital storytelling as a pathway towards a more complete understanding of treaties and the treaty relationship in western Canada. This research...
Journal of Educators Online Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 1–29
As the number of online degree programs continues to grow, one of the greatest challenges is developing a sense of community among learners who do not convene at the same time and place. This study examined the sense of community among medical...
Matthew Lewis; Jennifer L. Steele; Lucrecia Santibañez; Brian M. Stecher; Laura Hamilton; Susannah Faxon-Mills; Mollie Rudnick
Proficiency-based or competency-based approaches to education are undergoing a resurgence in both K-12 and higher education settings, spurred in part by advances in digital learning technologies. These approaches allow students to progress at their...