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Facilitating Technology-Enhanced Problem-based Learning (PBL) in the Middle School Classroom: An Examination of How and Why Teachers Adapt
Peggy A. Ertmer; Krista D. Glazewski; Donna Jones; Anne Ottenbreit-Leftwich; Yuksel Goktas; Kelly Collins; Aslihan Kocaman
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 35–54
Despite the challenges inherent in adopting problem-based learning (PBL) in the middle school classroom, successful PBL teachers are able to find suitable solutions. In this exploratory study we examined the perceptions and practices of five...
Increasing the Impact of Vicarious Learning Experiences through the Use of Small Group Discussions and Question Prompts
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1685–1689
This study investigated the impact of group discussions and question prompts on students' vicarious learning experiences. Vicarious experiences were delivered to 65 pre-service teachers via VisionQuest, a website that provided examples of successful ...
Using Electronic Models To Increase Preservice Teachers' Ideas And Confidence For Technology Integration
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1314–1318
Given the difficulty involved in trying to arrange successful classroom technology experiences for preservice teachers, this study was designed to examine whether electronic models of exemplary technology-using teachers, presented via CD-ROM, could...
One Pixel Short of a Frame: Lessons Learned from a Large-scale (Underfunded) Multimedia Development Project
AACE Journal Vol. 10, No. 2 (2002) pp. 3–27
Multimedia development in an academic environment poses both benefits and challenges to project directors and team members due to increased levels of flexibility and changing project roles. Based on our experiences designing and developing a CD...
Technology Leadership: Shaping Administrators' Knowledge and Skills through an Online Professional Development Course
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 482–486
This research examined changes in administrators' ideas about technology integration and technology leadership while participating in an online professional development course. Eight administrators, enrolled in a semester-long course, participated...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 833–839
The professional development model proposed here builds on and extends the use of VisionQuest © , a CD-ROM teacher development tool designed to help teachers envision and achieve technology integration. The VisionQuest © model is based on the...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 1 (2000) pp. 69–84
The intent of this project was to create a community of learn-ers to facilitate the implementation of computer technologies in the elementary school curriculum. Our project plan was designed to lessen or eliminate common barriers to technolo-gy...