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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 3008–3009
Academic Literacy for All is a cooperative program between the University of New Mexico's College of Education, the Albuquerque Public Schools, and the Los Lunas Schools funded by the US Department of Education. Faculty from the Language, Literacy...
(2007) pp. 1–195
This dissertation looks at the early history of instructional and educational computing. The basic research questions ask about the origins of using computers for learning. Where did the idea come from and how was it implemented. How did the early...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1050–1057
A mixed methods evaluation was conducted of the new North Carolina Virtual Public School (NCVPS), revealing significant student expectations for teachers in virtual school environments. While students generally agreed their teachers provided a high...
Distance Education Vol. 30, No. 1 (May 2009) pp. 23–45
A recent evaluation of the new North Carolina Virtual Public School (NCVPS) in the USA revealed numerous expectations for virtual school teachers from secondary students. Specifically, students expected their teachers to actually teach rather than...
NASSP Bulletin Vol. 94, No. 3 (September 2010) pp. 213–226
In this technological age, the definition of private, public, and protected speech and expression for today's school employees is largely misunderstood and unclear. This article addresses the current legal standards as well as some recent case law...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2551–2553
The results of this online study aims to examine and identify the educational uses and benefits of Ning, a new and emerging social networking tool recently adopted by a College of Education. Ning (http://www.ning.com/) is an online tool that allows ...
Ning in Education: Can non-commercial, education-based social networking sites really address the privacy and safety concerns of educators?
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 528–531
The emergence and growth of social networking sites (SNSs) has been extensive and widespread over the past few years. Yet despite their popularity, recent media coverage has drawn attention to some major concerns associated with using these sites by ...
Distance Education Vol. 31, No. 1 (May 2010) pp. 55–75
Eight teams of elementary and middle school teachers developed pilot online courses for the North Carolina Virtual Public School (NCVPS) in the USA. A qualitative case study with focus groups and a follow-up survey helped to identify common needs of ...
The Use of Alternative Social Networking Sites in Higher Educational Settings: A Case Study of the E-Learning Benefits of Ning in Education
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 9, No. 2 (2010) pp. 151–170
Distance education as a primary means of instruction is expanding significantly at the college and university level. Simultaneously, the growth of social networking sites (SNS) including Facebook, LinkedIn, and MySpace is also rising among today's...