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Cleveland State University
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3844–3849
Many pre-service teachers report having had little exposure on the use of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics. Without guidance on the appropriate use of technology, prospective teachers are left to form their own beliefs about...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 20, No. 1 (February 2011) pp. 17–25
Despite the promise of technology in education, many practicing teachers face several challenges when trying to effectively integrate technology into their classroom instruction. Additionally, while national statistics cite a remarkable improvement...
AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 113–125
Rapid increases in knowledge and technology call for the use of such tools as a personal digital assistant (PDA) to increase the quality of education and student performance. PDAs evolved from personal organizers, but today’s handhelds can be...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 17, No. 6 (December 2008) pp. 560–565
Political and institutional support has enabled many institutions of learning to spend millions of dollars to acquire educational computing tools (Ficklen and Muscara, "Am Educ" 25(3):22-29, 2001) that have not been effectively integrated into the...
AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 293–306
Many preservice teachers report having had little exposure on the use of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics. Without guidance on the appropriate use of technology, prospective teachers are left to form their own beliefs about...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 6, No. 3 (July 2010) pp. 1–10
One of the unprecedented benefits of campus-wide distance learning strategies has been the incorporation of more technology-based pedagogy into traditional classrooms, thus, increasing faculty and student teaching and learning opportunities. This ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2060–2063
Using technology mediums in the classroom provides rich resources that students can explore to solve complex problems. However, despite the promise of technology in education, many educators are faced with the challenge of facilitating...
International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education Vol. 15, No. 4 (2008) pp. 151–155
Teacher education programs continue to be challenged to prepare prospective teachers to integrate technology into the day-to-day instruction and to strive to instil dispositions of openness to experimentation with ever-evolving technological tools...
AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 77–92
This article attempts to provide a review of literature pertaining to computer technology use in education. The authors discuss the benefits of learning with technology tools when integrated into teaching. The argument that introducing computer...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 2060–2063
The rapid advances in educational technology has allowed for the growth of collaborative e-learning experiences unconstrained by time and space. Even so, students do not learn from technology; they learn from competent instructors who have been...
Selma Vonderwell; Patrick Wachira; Robert Ferguson; Scott Sowell; Hoe Kyeung Kim; Debbie Jackson; Anne Price
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 3195–3197
This paper describes a professional learning community that was developed through Ohio Learning Network's Learning Communities Initiative grant. The purpose of this community was to develop and implement inquiry-based learning experiences in...