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Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 47, No. 4 (1999) pp. 27–28
Provides an overview of this special issue that focuses on the overlap between instructional technology and teacher education. Explains that political and economic realities have blurred distinctions between the two fields, and discusses the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2629–2633
The process of implementing a three-year PT3 (Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology) at a school of education at a small southern public university grant provides examples of both first and second generation policy implementation research...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 4316–4320
Course management systems (CMSs) support thousands of courses at colleges and universities worldwide, delivering fully online courses as well as supplementing traditional face-to-face instruction. It is possible that CMSs have introduced so much new ...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 9, No. 4 (2008) pp. 415–425
Course management systems (CMSs) support thousands of courses at colleges and universities worldwide, delivering fully online courses as well as supplementing traditional face-to-face instruction. While quite a few studies have focused on the...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 52, No. 1 (2004) pp. 19–32
This study investigated the effect of students' ability and type of instructional program, structured and unstructured, on easy and difficult posttest items. Seventh-grade students worked through 14 instructional activities in The Geometer Sketchpad,...
Games and Multimedia in Foreign Language Learning -Using Back-story in Multimedia and Avatar-based Games to Engage Foreign Language Learners: A Pilot Study
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 3, No. 3 (Sep 21, 2008) pp. 40–44
We set about to facilitate the learning of basic phrases in Mandarin Chinese among US college students in an interactive online environment. We designed two interactive web-based instructional modules that included animated movies, â??listen and repeat
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2887–2889
This proposal will describe the four-year efforts by a medium sized public university and its partners to better prepare graduates to integrate technology into their teaching. It will focus on big picture - lesson learned and implications for...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3444–3449
Web-Based Learning (WBL) has increased dramatically in the past 10 years. Issues facing WBL include learner needs, instructional process, issues of access, and the changing roles of teachers and students. Instructors' ability to address these issues ...
International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning Vol. 12, No. 6 (2008)
This article synthesizes findings from a technology audit to evaluate technology use and integration in the district of a moderate-sized suburban school district in a mid Atlantic state in the U.S. Survey and interview data were analyzed from...
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (1999) pp. 7–13
Examined 12 public school teachers' attitudes, beliefs, and expectancies about learning environments to see whether they could be affected by a series of three graduate technology courses. Data from two surveys found no causal relationship between...
Using Animations, Back Story, and Avatar-based On-line Games to teach Mandarin Chinese to undergraduates
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 4381–4385
We set about to facilitate the learning of Mandarin Chinese (basic phrases and simple sentences for using common directions) among US college students in an interactive online environment. We designed (in Macromedia Flash and HTML) two interactive...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1466–1468
This paper discusses a research study conducted with seventh grade students, in which the students solved a series of open-ended mathematical investigations about geometry. A computer-based tutorial was provided for all of the students. The study...
Journal of Research in International Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (August 2010) pp. 124–140
This qualitative study based on Gee's (2001) identity theory examined and compared how American and Chinese middle school students develop identities towards science, culture and technology in an intercultural web-assisted scientific inquiry project....
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 52, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 46–50
Course management systems (CMSs) are software systems designed to manage course content and course activities. These tools integrate technological and pedagogical features into a web-based system that allows instructors, even those who are...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3895–3896
The purpose of this roundtable is to demonstrate and discuss a web-based decision making model to be used to select appropriate teaching and learning activities and strategies. The program/model uses interactive technologies to allow an individual...
Topics: Learning Objects
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) p. 1815
This paper identifies the professional development model developed at the College of William and Mary to close the gaps between its strategic vision for the teacher education program and its capacity. The College's vision is to produce teachers...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) p. 664
An Academic Technology Initiative for Teacher Preparation Candidates: Implications for Pre-service Teacher Programs
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1343–1348
Schools of education are experiencing both increased pressure and support to prepare teacher candidates for the effective and innovative integration of technologies such as laptops to support student learning. The Academic Technology Initiative ...
Educational Technology Vol. 33, No. 6 (1993) pp. 26–31
Examines reasons why some elementary and secondary school teachers resist computers and discusses the changing role of teachers who do use computers. Topics addressed include a historical perspective on educational technology focusing on...
Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 1676–1682
Technology-enhanced learning environments (TELEs) deliver instructional content and provide an array of scaffolding features designed to support independent student learning. TELEs also support teacher efforts to guide student inquiry within these...
Journal of Educational Research Vol. 92, No. 1 (1998) pp. 3–12
Investigated the effects of student working-memory capacity, preference for amount of instruction, spatial problem-solving ability, and school mathematics grades on eighth graders' recall of factual information and conceptual understanding. Pairs of ...
An Academic Technology Initiative for Teacher Preparation Candidates: Implications for Preservice Teacher Programs
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 23, No. 3 (2007) pp. 99–104
Schools of education (SOEs) are experiencing increased pressure to prepare teacher candidates for the effective and innovative integration of technologies. Lack of both ubiquitous on-campus access and effective modeling by SOE faculty are two often...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 43, No. 1 (1995) pp. 19–30
Describes a study that investigated the effects of learner control and program control, and lean and full modes of instructional programs, on the achievement, use of options, time on task, and attitudes of high-ability and low-ability students from...
Computer-Based Instruction's (CBI) Rediscovered Role in K-12: An Evaluation Case Study of One High School's Use of CBI to Improve Pass Rates on High-Stakes Tests
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 56, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 147–160
Patriot High School (PHS) adopted a remediation strategy to help its 10th-grade students at risk of failing the Math portion of MCAS, the state's end of year competency exam. The centerpiece of that strategy was a computer-based instructional (CBI)...
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 20, No. 3 (2004) pp. 97–105
The current study investigated six teachers, three in second grade and three in fourth grade, and their beliefs about learning, instruction, and technology. The first significant finding was that the teachers who held objectivist notions about...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 153–159
This study investigated the reliability and validity of an ecologically grounded student teacher E-folio evaluation rubric (Sulzen et al. 2007) consisting of eight scales and designed for providing formative and summative feedback on student teacher ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3887–3894
There seems to be a consensus in the education community that the promise of technology has not been realized. Despite large investments in hardware, software, and infrastructure, technology is not widely integrated. Most use is mechanical and...
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 24, No. 2 (2008) pp. 49–54
An instructional team at a public university redesigned a large "core" course in special education required of all undergraduates in a teacher education program. The new design, which blended online instruction with face-to-face meetings,...
Journal of Educational Research Vol. 94, No. 3 (2001) pp. 132–44
Examined teacher and student roles in, and reactions to, a student-centered instructional geometry program using the Geometer's Sketchpad booklet. Seventh graders worked cooperatively using the computer-based instructional tutorial. Observation,...
Journal of Educational Research Vol. 101, No. 3 (2008) pp. 148–157
The authors investigated the effects of student spatial ability, as measured by Raven's Progressive Colored Matrices (J. C. Raven, 1938) and type of instructional program on geometry achievement. Sixth-grade students worked through either 6...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 26, No. 1 (2009) pp. 63–81
This study investigated whether using multimedia-based instructional material in a problem-based social studies simulation enhances student learning about world issues, increases interest in social studies, and generates positive attitudes toward...