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Distributed learning for students at Belmont Senior Secondary and Port Renfrew, in School District #62
(2000) pp. 1–116
The focus of this research project was to explore the viability of introducing a distributed learning model program into the context of a traditional, large, comprehensive secondary school. The rationales for exploring a distributed learning model...
LEAPINGS into the Future: Using Instructional Design to Develop an Integrated Preservice Teacher Education Computer Curriculum
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1994 (1994) pp. 161–164
Since 1987 the School of Education at Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville (SIUE) has been involved in building an undergraduate teacher education curriculum integrating computer-related technology. The original impetus for this move was the ...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) p. 1764
A few years ago we were asked to make a staff development presentation at a rural school district in Central Illinois. We were asked to focus our presentation on helping teachers to use the Internet as an information-gathering tool for both...
Chronicles of Teaching: A Computer-Based System To Support Communication and Reflection about Teaching
Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 11, No. 3 (1995) pp. 649–60
Discussion of how to teach novice teachers about practical theories and the reflective process of teaching focuses on a hypermedia software system called Chronicles of Teaching. The software features prespecified cases for analysis as well as the...
Selected Research and Development Presentations at the 1994 National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology Sponsored by the Research and Theory Division (1994)
Multimedia computer technology and modified case methodologies were used to encourage and facilitate the process of reflection by beginning teachers. A computer-based multimedia system was developed and tested that features prespecified cases for...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1766–1767
Introduction The University of Houston PT3 grant, Action Communities for Teaching Excellence, has adopted a multi-faceted approach to address and facilitate preservice technology integration. Following an action research model, the PT3 team has...
Increasing Access to Teacher Preparation: The Effectiveness of Traditional Instructional Methods in an Online Learning Environment
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 15, No. 2 (2000) pp. 37–46
This study compared the effectiveness of online instruction and traditional classroom instruction with 58 preservice education students in a course on educational technology integration using three traditional instructional methods: lecture, guided...
Supporting learning with content, tools and community: Thinking outside of the learning management system box
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 405–408
This paper summarizes a comprehensive project that provides tools, content and community to assist learners to achieve state teacher certification standards. The project uses a commercial learning management system (WebCT) in new ways that allow...
The University of Houston iPAQ Project: Exploring Ways to Use Handheld Computers in Teacher Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1490–1495
During the summer of 2002, graduate students in the Instructional Technology Program at the University of Houston began working on an initiative in which they learned the basic operation of an iPAQ handheld computer and developed training resources...
Educational Gerontology Vol. 42, No. 9 (2016) pp. 635–645
This study investigated the redundancy effect on older and younger persons' cognitive performance in a caregiver video training. Participants (N = 92) were recruited from one research-intensive university and three senior centers in a midsize city...