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University of Houston
University at Buffalo SUNY
Educational Applications of Video: Creating Educational Video with Pre-service Teachers to demonstrate Classroom Management Strategies
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2540–2542
This paper will describe a joint project between PT3 grant team members, an Instructional Technology graduate course, a pre-service teacher core course, and pre-service teachers which resulted in video clips that are currently being used to...
Listservs Facilitate a Cross-sectional Study of an Instructional Technology Class for Preservice Teachers
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1744–1748
As a major part of its Preparing Tommorrow's Teachers for Technology (PT3) grant, the University of Houston PT3 team has restructured the instructional technology class for its pre-service teachers. The original three-hour class became three one...
Journal of STEM Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (Mar 04, 2008)
Freshman Pre-Orientation Programs (FPOPs) can be powerful outreach tools for incoming college students and provide an exciting introduction to the field of engineering. The benefits reach not only the first year students, but also the upperclassmen...
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 22, No. 1 (2005) pp. 31–36
This paper presents a new model for the required preservice technology integration course. We situate our model within the literature on the dominant stand-alone model, as well as the alternative models that have been explored. We then detail our...
An Investigation of the Effectiveness of an Evaluation Instrument Designed for Use with Modular Masters Courses in a Range of International Contexts
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education Vol. 21, No. 1 (1996) pp. 55–68
A British master's program in education using distance learning and independent study for candidates employed in schools overseas was evaluated using an instrument designed to measure participant satisfaction with instructional modules. Results...
Re-Conceptualizing the Undergraduate Core Curriculum: Integrating Multimedia Technology with Thematically-Linked Content
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2530–2535
This paper describes an initiative to re-conceptualize the core curriculum for university freshmen. A cross-disciplinary team of faculty members has created linked English and American history courses in which students investigate and write about...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1864–1865
For anyone restructuring their undergraduate technology course for pre-service teachers, an important consideration should be the inclusion of a communication tool that promotes positive peer interactions. Using their recent award of a PT 3 grant...
Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) 1999 (April 1999)
In computerized adaptive testing (CAT), new or experimental items are frequently administered alongside operational tests to gather the pretest data needed to replenish and replace item pools. The two basic strategies used to combine pretest and...
Bringing simulation to life through a therapeutic encounter: a pedagogical approach used for associate degree nursing students
Teaching and Learning in Nursing Vol. 7, No. 1 pp. 2–5
Human patient simulation is oftentimes incorporated in the educational process for instructing nursing students and has proven to be instrumental in narrowing the gap between theoretical foundations and clinical practice within a safe learning...
Collected from the cutting room floor: An examination of teacher education approaches to digital video editing as a tool for shifting classroom practices.
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 1 (March 2011) pp. 118–148
Four separate approaches to employing digital video editing were examined with preservice and in-service teachers in an attempt to find common themes. Though selected from a variety of teacher preparation content areas (special education, literacy, ...
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 19, No. 4 (2004) pp. 49–56
Cognitive disability entails a substantial limitation in one's capacity to think, including conceptualizing, planning, and sequencing thoughts and actions, remembering, interpreting subtle social cues, and understanding numbers and symbols....
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 23, No. 4 (2008)
Students with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) have a degenerative disease that requires ongoing changes in assistive technology (AT). The AT team needs to be knowledgeable about the disease and its progression in order to meet these students'...
Data-Driven Usability Assessment: Using Multiple Forms of Online Feedback to Improve E-Learning Design
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1134–1137
Data drives educational decisions that allow instructors to immediately respond to learner needs. This paper will demonstrate how the use of online tools, both transparent and user-initiated, can yield data to guide not only the maintenance of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2128–2133
The primary focus of this paper is the perceptions of currently enrolled students regarding a new course format. Data has been gathered from students currently participating in CUIN 3111, Technology in the Classroom, through a qualitative ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1820–1822
The year 2000 continued the unprecedented trend toward stakeholders from PreK-16 education, the community, business, and government joining forces to reconfigure teacher education to include the intelligent use of technol-ogy by our future teachers. ...
Education and Treatment of Children Vol. 35, No. 4 (November 2012) pp. 521–546
Research suggests a compelling correlation between teacher behavior and effective learning environments. Focusing on the evidence-based teaching skill of offering behavior-specific praise (BSP), the researchers worked with three elementary-level...
Child & Youth Care Forum Vol. 37, No. 3 (June 2008) pp. 127–137
This research used a structured storytelling narrative methodology to capture the lived experience of youth participants to identify effective factors that helped them in three programs in Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties, California. Thirty-nine...
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...