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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 313–316
Technology is often cited as a cause for a more impersonal world. Technology has created speed and efficiency at the cost of personal encounters, long gone are conversations with real live phone operators. We have been inundated with recorded...
A Case Study of Design-Based Research for Creating a Vision Prototype of a Technology-Based Innovative Learning Environment
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 75–93
Design-based research is a burgeoning research paradigm holding the promise of introducing more socially responsible studies to transform education. However, there is a lack of methodological standards and established research processes to inform...
New Directions for Teaching and Learning Vol. 91 (2002) pp. 19–30
Uses a question-and-answer format to define three distinct areas of assessment in Web-based instruction (monitoring student progress, promoting learning, and evaluating course effectiveness) and to identify the tools with which to conduct these...
Novice Use of a Dimensional Scale for the Evaluation of the Hypermedia User Interface: Caveat Emptor
Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 11, No. 3 (1995) pp. 429–37
Discusses a dimensional scale for the evaluation of the multimedia user interface. Reports on a study of the use of the scale by novice graduate students at the University of Houston Clear Lake. Discusses hypermedia as a subset of multimedia, and...
Journal of Education for Business Vol. 71, No. 5 (1996) pp. 267–71
A model for the design and delivery of distance instruction is based on a systematic approach to distance learning that considers all stakeholders and is student centered. (SK)
Educational Media International Vol. 49, No. 2 (2012) pp. 97–108
The authors were asked to design and develop a large-scale, web-based learning environment that would effectively assist international aid workers in conducting their daily tasks in the field, at home and in the office in a safer and more secure...
Educational Media International Vol. 31, No. 4 (1994) pp. 228–37
Discusses the contexts where virtual reality (VR) training environments might be appropriate; examines the advantages and disadvantages of VR as a training technology; and presents a case study of a VR training environment used at the NASA Johnson...
Educational Media International Vol. 38, No. 4 (2001) pp. 271–80
Discusses results of analysis of data collected over four semesters of a situated graduate course in Web-based instruction that investigated synchronous versus asynchronous interaction; the importance of technical skills; aids and barriers to the...
The Impact of Ubiquitous Learning Technologies on Elementary School Students’ Mastery of the National Educational Technology Standards for Students
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2393–2396
The Ubiquitous Learning Technologies Initiative (ULTI) examines the effects of pervasive use of technology in educational settings. We equipped students in an elementary school classroom with PDA's and instituted a series of training and...
Intentional Instructional Strategies in Web-based Learning: Ancillary Communication as an Emerging Model
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2267–2270
This presentation identifies and defines ancillary communication as a unique communication strategy that is emerging in online courses. We will present current research in online learning that provides data driven suggestions on how to implement...
Participatory Active Learning Strategies (PALS) For New and Emerging Technologies: Definitions and Examples
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2270–2277
This presentation and its accompanying paper will discuss strategies for using new and emerging technologies for creating Participatory Active Learning Strategies (PALS). The theoretical bases and historical antecedents of PALS will be presented....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2634–2636
This presentation and its accompanying paper will present a review of the literature in Mobile, Ubiquitous Computing. It will also present the findings of several studies which focus on the use of hand held computing in teaching and learning.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1753–1760
Abstract: This paper explores the issues and challenges associated with the transformative nature of digital media and devices on teaching and learning. It proposes that current students may think and process information differently than their...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2000 (April 2000)
This paper presents results of research on an intensive online graduate level course in Web-based instruction (WBI) delivered via the same medium. The classes, offered concurrently at the University of Memphis and at Georgia State University,...
Selected Research and Development Papers Presented at the National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology [AECT] 1999 (February 1999)
This paper discusses issues and factors involved in making decisions on whether to use World Wide Web-based instruction. Five levels of Web-based instruction (no Web use, informational, supplemental, essential, communal, or immersive Web use) are...
Selected Research and Development Presentations at the National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Sponsored by the Research and Theory Division 1998 (February 1998)
Instructional Research Online (InTRO) was established in 1994 as a repository of research papers, media, and other artifacts related to research in instructional technology. The World Wide Web site (http://intro.base.org) includes sections on...
An Analysis of the Integration of Instructional Technology in Pre-Service Teacher Education in Zimbabwe
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 57, No. 6 (December 2009) pp. 807–830
In the context of continuous innovations in information and communication technology (ICT) and its impact on higher education, this study explored the integration of instructional technology (IT) by university lecturers in pre-service secondary...