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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 2710–2711
This Round Table session will highlight the process used to identify appropriate iPad academic tools, games, and simulations for use in a high school cross-categorical classroom. The classroom is made up of 9 students, grades 9-12, who were...
SchoolArts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers Vol. 107, No. 1 (2007) pp. 38–39
Computers have changed the ways students study components of design. Once on the computer, students tend to get so excited that they usually neglect to make preliminary sketches. Rather than rely on design software to provide visual solutions, this...
Community Stories and Institutional Stewardship: Digital Curation's Dual Roles of Story Creation and Resource Preservation
portal: Libraries and the Academy Vol. 11, No. 4 (October 2011) pp. 895–914
Our institutions of record are facing a new digital knowledge management challenge: stakeholder communities are now expecting customized Web interfaces to institutional knowledge repositories, online environments where community members can...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 40, No. 6 (1997) pp. 486–91
Discusses the definition, purposes, and advantages and disadvantages of electronic books. Notes the types of embedded resources present in them, offers an example of an electronic book, and suggests three steps to evaluate and select electronic...
Computer-Based Concept Mapping: Enhancing Literacy with Tools for Visual Thinking (Technology Tidbits)
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 40, No. 4 (1997) pp. 302–6
Shares details about two prewriting strategies (brainstorming and synthesizing information), and discusses some practical issues related to the use of computer-based concept mapping in the classroom. (SR)
Reading Research Quarterly Vol. 42, No. 1 (2007) pp. 153–160
To gain meaningful access to the curriculum, students with reading difficulties must overcome substantial barriers imposed by the printed materials they are asked to read. Technology can assist students to overcome these challenges by enabling a...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2007 (2007) pp. 75–81
Career Development for Exceptional Individuals Vol. 22, No. 2 (1999) pp. 185–212
Describes the use of computer-supported studying as an approach to helping students with disabilities develop and apply skills needed for successful transition from secondary to postsecondary education. Vignettes of three students with learning...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 35, No. 1 (August 2013) pp. 66–74
Over the years, the minimum dropout age has been raised to 18 in 21 states. Although these policy changes are promoted for their educational benefits, they have been shown to reduce crimes committed by youths in the affected age groups. However, an...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2007 (2007) pp. 82–84
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3095–3100
At Michigan State University, an interdisciplinary team of faculty are collaborating on a PT3 grant to improve the integration of technology in the teacher education (TE) program by promoting Fluency with Information Technology (FITness.) The...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 24, No. 3 (2009) pp. 45–61
This study investigated the effects of text notes and voice notes on the comprehension of science texts by fifth grade students. The study was conducted to determine whether digital note taking was an effective reading strategy, and whether one form ...
Liz Bacon; Lachlan MacKinnon; Mark Anderson; Börje Hansson; Anne Fox; Mariano Cecowski; Tor Atle Hjeltnes; Demosthenes Stamatis
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 53–63
Abstract: The recent development of massively open online courses (MOOCs) has led to a plethora of courses being offered to the general public, as students, but these have had extreme issues of retention and completion with MOOCs typically returning ...
Glen Bull; Marshall George; Melanie Shoffner; Cheryl Mason Bolick; John Lee; Janice Anderson; David Slykhuis; Joe Garofalo; Robin Angotti; Elizabeth West; Mary Herring; Sara Dexter; Abbie Brown; Mark Hofer
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 2 (June 2012) pp. 115–121
Representatives from ten specialty professional associations affiliated with the National Technology Leadership Coalition (NTLC) are collaborating with Microsoft Corporation to develop an innovative professional development opportunity for teacher...