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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 751–752
Handheld computers are showing up in classrooms across the country as school systems are searching for technology that is affordable, versatile, and portable. The Research Center for Educational Technology (RCET) at Kent State University has been...
Social Education Vol. 77, No. 2 (2013) pp. 99–101
One of the challenges that social studies educators face daily is how to make student learning relevant. Digital technologies can play an important role by connecting what happens in the classroom to the world beyond. One way to do this is by...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) p. 1572
Handhelds are becoming more commonplace in K-12 classrooms. This session provides attendees with practical examples of handheld use in K-12 classrooms in subject areas such as math, science, language arts, and social studies.
Technology and the Prospective Teacher: Exploring the Use of the TI-83 Handheld Devices in Social Studies Education
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 1 (March 2006) pp. 99–119
Using technology to enhance student learning in social studies has become an important area for discussion and study within the field of social studies education. Handheld devices are one of the recently emerging technologies. This article describes ...
Topics: Research Methods, Inclusive Education, pre-service teacher education, research, Technology integration, teacher education, Integration, Social Studies, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development
Ubiquitous Computing and Changing Pedagogical Possibilities: Representations, Conceptualizations and Uses of Knowledge
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 36, No. 4 (2007) pp. 481–515
This article reports on preliminary findings from an ongoing study of teaching and learning in a ubiquitous computing classroom. The research employed mixed methods and multiple measures to document changes in teaching and learning that result when...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 30, No. 4 (Apr 01, 2004) pp. 295–311
Handheld devices have the potential to make a large impact on K-12 educational settings, due to their relative low cost, high mobility, and interactive learning capabilities. This article, the outcome of a large-scale project examining the use of...
Inquiry-Based Instruction Through Handheld-Based Science Activities: Preservice Teachers’ Attitude and Self-Efficacy
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 501–529
This study investigates conditions and factors that affect preservice teachers' decisions to use handheld computers in scientific investigations and explores aspects of student learning and classroom practices that would be affected by handheld-...
Topics: Technology integration, Integration, Educational Technology, Preservice Teacher Education, teacher preparation, Science, Science Education, computer mediated communication, Computer-supported collaborative learning, Inclusive Education
Comparison of Motivation Factors in the Participation of Networked Learning between American and Asian Students
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 2402–2409
This study examines the motivation factors among ESL students in Asia and K-12 students in the United States. Interestingly, there are more similarities than differences in the motivation factors in both groups of students. The main factors that...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3310–3319
This research explores how the use of student response systems (SRS) effects elementary and middle school students' engagement in and learning from classroom lessons. A pilot study, which compared third graders' engagement in lessons involving the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3336–3343
This paper reports on preliminary findings from an ongoing study of teaching and learning in a ubiquitous computing classroom which employs multiple measures and mixed methods to document changes in teaching and learning therein. It particularly...