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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 2121–2128
The goal of the Teaching Engineering Concepts to Harness Future Innovators and Technologists (TECHFIT) project was to foster middle school student enthusiasm for STEM disciplines by equipping them with the skills to become innovators of interesting, ...
A Methodological Evaluation of an Environmental Education Survey: Is There a Technological Advantage
Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership Vol. 9, No. 3 (2017) pp. 275–279
Environmental education represents a conceivable way to counter the effects of youth's lack of exposure to the natural environment. However, the effectiveness of these programs is often not evaluated, and when they are, the methods for doing so are...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4217–4220
Neural prostheses are biomedical devices implanted into the central nervous system to supplement neurological function. We address the development of a neural prosthetic for the treatment of medication resistant depression. Medication resistant...
Jim Knight; Marti Elford; Michael Hock; Devona Dunekack; Barbara Bradley; Donald D. Deshler; David Knight
Journal of Staff Development Vol. 36, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 10–12
In this article the authors describe a three-step instructional coaching cycle that can helps coaches become more effective. The article provides the steps and related components to: (1) Identify; (2) Learn; and (3) Improve. While the instructional...
Measuring the Impact of Robotics and Geospatial Technologies on Youth Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Attitudes
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3331–3340
The Nebraska 4-H organization has developed a robotics and geospatial technologies instructional program for middle school youth (ages 11 to 15 years). Research and evaluation results across the three years of the project have shown that the program ...
Journal of Behavioral Education Vol. 21, No. 2 (June 2012) pp. 163–174
The National Assessment of Educational Progress found that only 25% of 4th, 8th, and 12th grade students were at grade-level writing proficiency (Greenwald et al. 1999). Insufficient writing skill is a major contributor to lack of school and college ...
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 4 (May 2010) pp. 927–931
Students often “multitask” with electronic media while doing schoolwork. We examined the effects of one form of media often used in such multitasking, instant messaging (IM). We predicted that students who engaged in IMing while reading a typical...
Joshua J. Cogliati; Frances W. Goosey; Michael T. Grinder; Bradley A. Pascoe; Rockford J. Ross; Cheston J. Williams
Journal on Educational Resources in Computing Vol. 5, No. 2 (June 2005)
Progress on a hypertextbook on the theory of computing is presented. The hypertextbook is a novel teaching and learning resource built around web technologies that incorporates text, sound, pictures, illustrations, slide shows, video clips, and-...
Jennifer L. Chiu; Peter T. Malcolm; Deborah Hecht; Crystal J. DeJaegher; Edward A. Pan; Michael Bradley; M. David Burghardt
Computers & Education Vol. 67, No. 1 (September 2013) pp. 142–155
Introducing engineering into precollege classroom settings has the potential to facilitate learning of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) concepts and to increase interest in STEM careers. Successful engineering design projects ...
Jim Knight; Barbara A. Bradley; Michael Hock; Thomas M. Skrtic; David Knight; Irma Brasseur-Hock; Jean Clark; Marilyn Ruggles; Carol Hatton
Journal of Staff Development Vol. 33, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 18–23
New technologies can dramatically change the way people live and work. Jet engines transformed travel. Television revolutionized news and entertainment. Computers and the Internet have transformed just about everything else. And now small video...