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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1469–1470
Teacher candidates enrolled in social studies methods were assigned to create a web-based scavenger hunt on a topic in elementary social studies. Twenty teacher candidates volunteered to have their web-based scavenger hunt course assignment sent to...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 4182–4184
Student teachers in an undergraduate elementary education program volunteered to allow social studies methods students to create web-based scavenger hunts to use with their students. The student teachers chose the content, in conjunction with their...
Professional Twitter for Preservice Teachers: Getting Started with a Professional Presence on Social Media
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 761–763
Education majors at a midsize university in the Northeastern United States arrive to their first professional education course as college sophomores, with a plethora of personal social media accounts. However, they have no professional social media...
Topics: Implementation Experiences
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1233–1237
Teacher candidates spend considerable time online during their final semester in their student teaching placement planning lessons, researching background knowledge, choosing apps or websites for student use, and assessing students’ work. Using that ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 1454–1461
Teacher candidates discovered lessons about collaboration, technology integration, and the power of reflection in a technology professional learning community. The researchers led three years of technology professional learning communities with...
Two studies were conducted of students in grades 1-12 in Washington state to determine how children at various grade levels perceived males' and females' interest in using computers. A 46-item instrument was field tested using 124 students from...
Business Education Forum Vol. 38, No. 5 (1984) pp. 32–35
Discusses 12 computer programs designed to aid in analyzing written text. They point out weaknesses in communications, giving students an opportunity to evaluate and revise their papers before submitting them for grading. Includes an instrument and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 2088–2090
Effective learning communities connect participants so that they can share knowledge and experience in a safe, collegial setting. This presentation describes the process and outcomes of building a technology learning community to increase teacher...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4242–4245
The introductory course to the middle-level teacher certification program is an appropriate time to begin using technology with middle- level teacher candidates, but to what extent? Currently, the authors are infusing technology into every...
Wired To Work: A Qualitative Analysis of Assistive Technology Training for People with Visual Impairments
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 97, No. 11 (2003) pp. 1–36
This article details the qualitative results of focus groups with adults who are visually impaired and received assistive technology (AT) training (n=55) and with AT trainers (n=48). Participants described the state of AT training at the beginning...
Language Teaching Research Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2013) pp. 409–432
A fundamental goal of any L2 teacher education program is to move novice teachers toward greater levels of professional expertise, both in terms of what they know and what they can do with what they know. Yet, it is less clear how the activities...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1912–1915
Successful learning communities connect participants so that they can share ideas and construct knowledge in a safe, collegial atmosphere. The benefits included reduced isolation as a result of educators from multiple constituencies working...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 8, No. 2 (1997) pp. 109–25
Courseware was developed to facilitate knowledge transfer between lecture and laboratory for general chemistry at the University of Notre Dame (Indiana). One project uses a tutorial strategy. Another uses tool-based courseware for modeling and...
International Electronic Journal of Elementary Education Vol. 4, No. 1 (2011) pp. 19–31
Throughout the United States, many middle and high school students struggle to comprehend science texts for a variety of reasons. Science texts are frequently boring, focused on isolated facts, present too many new concepts at once, and lack the...
Evaluating the Effectiveness of Teacher-Implemented Video Prompting on an iPod Touch to Teach Food-Preparation Skills to High School Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities Vol. 28, No. 3 (September 2013) pp. 147–158
A multiple-probe-across-behaviors design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of video prompts delivered on an iPod Touch to teach food-preparation skills to two high school students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and intellectual disability....
Using collaborative inquiry to prepare preservice teacher candidates who have integrity and trustworthiness
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 78, No. 1 (February 2019) pp. 75–84
Mari L. Boor; Karen Bergh; Karen L. Alexander; Barbara Allison; Virginia Clark Johnson; Sue Couch; Debra DeBates; Julie Johnson
Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Vol. 104, No. 4 (2012) pp. 8–14
Approximately 5 million secondary students take family and consumer sciences (FCS) classes in the United States each year (AAFCS, 2012). Most states reported a shortage of FCS teachers (Werhan & Way, 2006). Programs to prepare FCS teachers are...
Journal of College Science Teaching Vol. 32, No. 1 (2002) pp. 64–69
Uses the case study approach to introduce students to the relationship between science and society. Develops an awareness of ethics, specifically on DNA research, through computer simulations and Internet conferencing. (Contains 20 references.) (YDS)
Using an iPod Touch to Teach Social and Self-Management Skills to an Elementary Student with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders
Education and Treatment of Children Vol. 34, No. 3 (August 2011) pp. 299–321
A ten year-old boy exhibiting frequent off-task and disruptive behavior during small group math instruction was taught to use an iPod Touch for video modeling and self-monitoring purposes. A single-subject changing conditions (A-B-BC) design was...
Increasing Interest, Confidence and Understanding of Ethical Issues in Science through Case-Based Instructional Technology
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1999 (April 1999)
Software designed to promote the use of open-ended investigations in science education was evaluated in a study of whether using case-based simulation enhances students' understanding of ethical issues and data interpretation in science. The...
School learning environment, organizational structures and effectiveness: A synthesis of research in 443 schools
Chad D. Ellett; Connie S. Logan; Joseph G. Claudet; Karen S. Loup; Bob L. Johnson; Sheila W. Chauvin
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 27, No. 4 pp. 273–282
This chapter is a synthesis of findings from five research studies linking school learning environment and organizational characteristics to multiple indices of school effectiveness. Descriptions of a variety of new measures of school level...
Leanne M. Mauriello; Mary Margaret H. Driskell; Karen J. Sherman; Sara S. Johnson; Janice M. Prochaska; James O. Prochaska
Journal of School Nursing Vol. 22, No. 5 (2006) pp. 269–277
This article describes the development and pilot testing of a computer-based, multiple-behavior obesity prevention program for adolescents. Using the Transtheoretical Model as a framework, this intervention offers individualized feedback based on...
Rebecca Zittle; Frank Zittle; Karen Lesher; Elvira Bitsoi Largie; Don Fischer; Moni Short; J. Nathaniel Southerland; Karina Roessel; Toni Rivera; Florian Johnson
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 764–772
This study presents evidence that web based multimedia Mathematics, Science and Reading lessons for 3rd, 4th, 5th and 8th grade students appear to enhance learning in low English proficient and low-income Native American learners. Since 1999 the...
Implementation of an interprofessional error disclosure experience: A multi-institutional collaboration
Carla Dyer; Erin Abu-Rish Blakeney; Eric Johnson; Sarah Shrader; Gretchen Gregory; Andrew Knight; Sarah Shannon; Karen McDonough; Les Hall; Brenda Zierler
Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Vol. 9, No. 1 (December 2017) pp. 5–11
Creation of educational experiences to promote interprofessional education (IPE) and collaborative practice team skills can be resource-intensive and beyond the capacity of many institutions. Implementation of developed IPE curricular elements to...
Parental Support for Language Development during Joint Book Reading for Young Children with Hearing Loss
Jean L. DesJardin; Emily R. Doll; Carren J. Stika; Laurie S. Eisenberg; Karen J. Johnson; Dianne Hammes Ganguly; Bethany G. Colson; Shirley C. Henning
Communication Disorders Quarterly Vol. 35, No. 3 (May 2014) pp. 167–181
Parent and child joint book reading (JBR) characteristics and parent facilitative language techniques (FLTs) were investigated in two groups of parents and their young children; children with normal hearing (NH; "n" = 60) and children with ...