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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 844–847
This paper presents the preliminary results of a study-in-progress on the impact of virtual mentoring in an education technology course on teaching and learning. This presentation will include a description of the virtual mentoring program that is...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3395–3396
This paper presents the results of a study on the impact of virtual mentoring in an education technology course on pre-service teachers. This presentation will include a description of the virtual mentoring program that is integrated into the...
Social@networks in online learning environments (2006) pp. 1–92
This study addresses issues central to the improvement and design of online learning environments by furthering the research on one of the main issues in online courses, that is, social interactions. Social interaction in online courses is desirable ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3835–3836
The purpose of this presentation is to discuss the results of a quasi-experiment to determine the effect of a web based software application on student learning, performance, and satisfaction in a Freshmen Calculus course, Math 160 (N=144). Though...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 1825–1832
Would students find the subject matter more inherently interesting and enjoyable because of playing digital games in the class? In this study, we seek to clarify the relationship between games and the type of motivation that it develops, and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4283–4284
Most teacher education programs now have some form of technology programs to meet the requirements of the national education technology standards (NETS). As a result, these candidates are much more proficient and prepared to integrate technology in ...
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 32, No. 2 (1999) pp. 220–38
Discussion of technological innovation and the process of design focuses on the design of computer software. Offers a framework for understanding the design process by examining two computer programs: FliPS, a multimedia program for learning complex ...
Indicators of Effective Professional Development: A Framework for Evaluation of Technology Professional Development in Schools
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2224–2225
The primary purpose of this poster is to report findings of a framework for evaluating technology professional development efforts in schools. The study addressed the critical issues of how professional development efforts should be evaluated, what...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 44, No. 4 (2001) pp. 348–54
Notes that teachers see the computer as a tool to help them teach better, while students use computers to play games, chat, and design Web sites. Describes the after-school program Kids Learning In Computer Klubhouses (KLICK!) that operates...
The Non-Neutrality of Technology: A Theoretical Analysis and Empirical Study of Computer Mediated Communication Technologies
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 30, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2004) pp. 23–55
Arguing against the common perception of technology as passive, neutral, and universal, this article presents a theoretical analysis of a commonly used and frequently studied technology--Computer Mediated Communication (CMC)--to illustrate how a...
What Makes the Difference? A Practical Analysis of Research on the Effectiveness of Distance Education
Teachers College Record Vol. 107, No. 8 (August 2005) pp. 1836–1884
This article reports findings of a meta-analytical study of research on distance education. The purpose of this study was to identify factors that affect the effectiveness of distance education. The results show that although the aggregated data of...