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Gifted Child Today Magazine Vol. 22, No. 4 (1999) pp. 24–31
Describes a unit of study for gifted fifth graders that connects architecture to the content areas of history, mathematics, and science. Emphasis was on problem solving of real-world problems as recommended in major reports on mathematics...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 382–386
The purpose of paper is to examine user feedback and usage patterns of the Course Submission System, a web based environment for the facilitation of online multimedia seminar classes. Three courses were taught in succession using the same online...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 158–161
The purpose of this paper is to discuss the development of a web-based asynchronous whiteboard system used as part of an online collaborative system. The whiteboard system has been designed to perform in a manner similar to that of threaded...
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 44, No. 3 (2013) pp. 377–387
This study explores the use of Group Explorer in an undergraduate mathematics course in abstract algebra. The visual nature of Group Explorer in representing concepts in group theory is an attractive incentive to use this software in the classroom....
It?s Blog! It may be old news to some, but it may be perceived as a welcome alternative to the discussion board in online digital media courses.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 179–183
Read the chapter. Take a quiz. Write a discussion post based on the prompt. Reply to two classmates. We've all seen it done in online and hybrid education. What happens when we ditch the discussion and move to another mode of written communication ...
Topics: Distance/Flexible Education
Roeper Review Vol. 26, No. 3 (2004)
More universities are offering online instruction for students though we know little about effective online learning. Some have found online instruction increases student participation while others have reported that students prefer the traditional...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 300–307
The growing nationwide teacher shortage and the disparity between the number of candidates prepared by teacher education programs and the demand for teachers have educational leaders and policymakers exploring alternatives to traditional on-campus...
Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning Vol. 34, No. 4 (1997) pp. 421–36
A study of instructional technology use by 367 faculty at a medium-sized public university found males rated their knowledge and expertise with some innovative technologies higher than did females. Little difference was found in frequency of use;...
Developing Pedagogical Technology Integration Content Knowledge in Preservice Teachers: A Case Study Approach
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 23, No. 4 (2007) pp. 143–150
This research examined the effects of case-based instructional strategies on the development of Pedagogical Technology Integration Content Knowledge (PTICK) in alternative teacher preparation students. The study was part of the Crossroads Project...
Longitudinal Evaluation of a Scale-up Model for Teaching Mathematics with Trajectories and Technologies: Persistence of Effects Three Years after the Treatment
Douglas H. Clements; Julie Sarama; Carolyn Layzer; Fatih Unlu; Christopher B. Wolfe; Mary Elaine Spitler
Education needs generalizable models to scale up evidence-based practices and programs and longitudinal research evaluating the persistence of the effect of their implementation. This is particularly important given the "deep, systemic...
Laura Silversteyn; Tina Vonhaz; Bridgette Christopher; Jason Tuckerman; Pete Spanos; Mary Dolansky; Mamta Singh; Anne Rusterholtz; Alli Heilman
Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice Vol. 1, No. 2 (June 2015) pp. 74–75
The Genomics Education Partnership: Successful Integration of Research into Laboratory Classes at a Diverse Group of Undergraduate Institutions
Christopher D. Shaffer; Consuelo Alvarez; Cheryl Bailey; Daron Barnard; Satish Bhalla; Chitra Chandrasekaran; Vidya Chandrasekaran; Hui-Min Chung; Douglas R. Dorer; Chunguang Du; Todd T. Eckdahl; Jeff L. Poet; Donald Frohlich; Anya L. Goodman; Yuying Gosser; Charles Hauser; Laura L. M. Hoopes; Diana Johnson; Christopher J. Jones; Marian Kaehler; Nighat Kokan; Olga R. Kopp; Gary A. Kuleck; Gerard McNeil; Robert Moss; Jennifer L. Myka; Alexis Nagengast; Robert Morris; Paul J. Overvoorde; Elizabeth Shoop; Susan Parrish; Kelynne Reed; E Gloria Regisford; Dennis Revie; Anne G. Rosenwald; Ken Saville; Stephanie Schroeder; Mary Shaw; Gary Skuse; Christopher Smith; Mary Smith; Eric P. Spana; Mary Spratt; Joyce Stamm; Jeff S. Thompson; Matthew Wawersik; Barbara A. Wilson; Jim Youngblom; Wilson Leung; Jeremy Buhler; Elaine R. Mardis; David Lopatto; Sarah C. R. Elgin
CBE - Life Sciences Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (2010) pp. 55–69
Genomics is not only essential for students to understand biology but also provides unprecedented opportunities for undergraduate research. The goal of the Genomics Education Partnership (GEP), a collaboration between a growing number of colleges...