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In-service and Pre-service Teachers Using Today's Tools to Help Students Meet Content Learning Objectives
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1468–1473
In this session participants will become familiar with a technology integration project that involved two school districts, six K-12 schools, and the teacher education program at a state university. The project was composed of several specific...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4126–4131
Handheld computers represent a recent addition to the technology equipment available for productivity, teaching and learning. There are hundreds of programs available for handheld computers. Since the typical cost of a handheld computer is between ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 1297–1300
This paper presents a constructivist perspective of the use of computer technology in the classroom. What is the level of technology integration expected in constructivist classes where instructors use computer technology? Often, courses where...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) p. 3484
In examining some ways in which technology can assist teachers in the classroom, especially in areas where students are known to have more challenges (such as math and science), sometimes Web-based instruction can provide supplemental content. This ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1667–1670
Constructivism is a pedagogical strategy just like technology is a tool. Even so, to ensure meaningful learning, it is essential that we place pedagogy above technology. Students do not learn from the technology; they learn from competent...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 1290–1296
Distance learning continues to be popular because of its ability to provide greater convenience, time flexibility and self-paced learning to students while avoiding travel time and cost. It can also accommodate learning styles not suited to...
The Implementation of Distance Education at Four Institutions: The Tools, Support, and Faculty Development
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) p. 672
During the session the presenters, from four (4) different universities, will share the technology and processes used to implement distance education on their campuses, with a special emphasis on the use of distance education for the initial and...