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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1932–1935
This paper describes a Visual Basic simulation designed to provide participants with an opportunity to plan lessons for unmotived students and then to compare their planning decisions with those of classmates and/or other teacher cohorts. The...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1912–1915
Over the past eighteen years, computer-based teaching simulations have been used by over 2,000 pre-service teachers at the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education. Recent simulations have focused on a two-part lesson-planning activity in...
The Effects of Cooperative Participation on Preservice Teachers' Lesson Planning in a Computer-based Simulation
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1539–1542
This study explored the effects of collaboration versus non-collaboration on preservice teacher performance on a computer-based simulation. The simulation focused on planning a short language arts lesson for a small class of fifth-grade pupils who ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1624–1627
Participants in the Diffusion of Technology: Policy and Practice explored the nature of the to educationaltechnology policy process in two states, enriched by voices and experiences across a span of a thousand miles. This presentation by graduate...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 1193–1197
How can fledgling teachers and administrators begin to develop the habits of professional collegiality and collabo ration when the “closed door” mentality, symbol of the traditional K-12 classroom isolation, is also alive and well in schools of...
Mining for Success Online: A Case Study of Challenges in Literacy Education Instruction and Course Transformation from Face-to-face to Online Teaching
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 573–580
This case study examines the transformation of a face-to-face literacy education course for graduate students to an online format. Literacy education professionals appreciate the influence new media and technology has had on literacy development...
Addressing the Special Education Teacher Shortage in West Virginia via Online Learning: A Case Study
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 531–539
There is an ongoing special education teacher shortage in West Virginia. One potential solution to this problem is to provide online courses to prepare more special education teachers. The authors of this paper discuss a case study of how an...
Who, What, When, Where, Why: How to Select and Implement Appropriate Tools to Enhance Interaction and Achieve Desired Outcomes in Online and Hybrid Courses
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 2076–2081
Developing an online course requires a sensible and sensitive approach to choosing suitable instructional and communication media. With new technology constantly emerging, evaluating and selecting appropriate tools for use in an online course...