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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 28, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2012)
The present study compared the impact of different categories of graphics used within a complex learning task. One hundred eighty five native English speaking undergraduates participated in a task that required learning 18 Chinese radicals and their ...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 43, No. 1 (1995) pp. 5–18
Discusses instructional analogies and describes two studies which were designed to examine the effects of instructional analogy training on college students' ability to identify the application of advanced physiological concepts. Student...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 304–309
Distance education has come of age. Its foundations have become firmer, its applications have grown in number and variety, and its influence has become more visible and more substantive. Yet, one question is still frequently raised: "Does distance...
Topics: Distance Education
Comparing Novice and Expert Perceptions of Interactive Multimedia Tools for Conveying Conceptions of Size and Scale
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 20, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 441–465
"** Invited as a paper from SITE 2009 **" Education in nanotechnology presents major challenges in science literacy. One of these challenges relates to conveying size and scale-related concepts. Because of the potential difficulties in conveying...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 37, No. 2 (1989) pp. 77–90
Discussion of task motivation focuses on study that investigated the choice behavior of college students within a computer problem solving task as they controlled and selected problem difficulty levels which maximized either intrinsic interest or...
The INSITE Project: Engaging Students in International Team Collaborations to Create a Web 2.0 Tool Repository
International Journal of Designs for Learning Vol. 1, No. 1 (Oct 24, 2010)
There is a growing need to engage our undergraduate students in international, cross-cultural experiences. In an effort to engage every education student in an international experience, we explored the idea of using a shared wiki to enable students...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 5–33
With technology rapidly changing, preservice teacher technology skills improving, and highly qualified teacher licensure requirements, more teacher education programs may need to reevaluate how they are currently teaching technology. Although no...
Pre-service Teachers’ Perceptions of Web-based Interactive Media: Three Different Tools One Learning Goal
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1502–1509
Web-based interactive media offers, new possibilities to teach and learn. These new possibilities place a greater emphasis on technology integration for in-service and pre-service teachers. In addition, researchers identify the need to investigate...
An Investigation of the Factors That Influence Preservice Teachers' Intentions and Integration of Web 2.0 Tools
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 64, No. 1 (2016) pp. 37–64
The purpose of the study was to investigate factors that predict preservice teachers' intentions and actual uses of Web 2.0 tools in their classrooms. A two-phase, mixed method, sequential explanatory design was used. The first phase explored...
Exploring Factors that Predict Preservice Teachers' Intentions to Use Web 2.0 Technologies Using Decomposed Theory of Planned Behavior
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 45, No. 2 (2013) pp. 171–196
This study investigated factors that predict preservice teachers' intentions to use Web 2.0 technologies in their future classrooms. The researchers used a mixed-methods research design and collected qualitative interview data (n = 7) to triangulate ...
Impact of Asynchronous Online Discussions: A Study of Implementation in Two Large-Enrollment Blended Courses
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2928–2936
Asynchronous online discussions are widely used in online and blended courses. This study examined the implementation of online discussions in two large-enrollment undergraduate courses, one in engineering and one in education, which were taught...
Exploring Options for Delivery in a Large Technology Integration Lecture Course for Pre-Service Teachers
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1689–1695
Large-lecture course delivery is a highly debated topic in higher education. This presentation will discuss web-based media used in a pre-service teacher technology integration course. The challenges involved in a large course include student...
Facilitating interactions through structured web-based bulletin boards: A quasi-experimental study on promoting learners’ critical thinking skills
Computers & Education Vol. 50, No. 4 (May 2008) pp. 1572–1585
This experimental study investigated the effectiveness of structured Web-Based Bulletin Board (WBB) discussions in improving the critical thinking (CT) skills of learners involved in veterinary distance learning, as well as their attitudes toward...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 62, No. 2 (2018) pp. 190–196
While Open Digital Badges (ODBs) has gained an increasing recognition as micro-credentials, many researchers foresee the role of ODBs as an innovative learning tool to enhance learning experiences beyond that of an alternative credential. However,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 138–141
Distance learning is emerging as a critical opportunity and challenge for institutions of higher education throughout the United States and the world. With growing pressure to provide distance learning opportunities, many institu-
Using Socratic Questioning to Promote Critical Thinking Skills Through Asynchronous Discussion Forums in Distance Learning Environments
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 19, No. 3 (2005) pp. 163–181
This study investigated the effects of using Socratic questioning to enhance students' critical thinking (CT) skills in asynchronous discussion forums (ADF) in university-level distance learning courses. The research effort empirically examined two...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 3832–3839
In order to establish a theory of teacher technology integration perceptions, this study used a grounded theoretical framework and a multiple case study research design to examine the experiences that influence the development of technology...
Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 3 (November 2012) pp. 937–945
This qualitative study explored pre-service teachers' behavioral, normative, and control beliefs regarding their intentions to use Web 2.0 technologies in their future classrooms. The Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB) was used as the theoretical...
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 1321–1335
Studies have indicated that when teachers believe technology uses are valuable, they are more likely to incorporate those uses into their practices. This hermeneutical phenomenology study investigated the value beliefs that underlie teachers’ uses...
Students' Confidence and Perceived Value for Participating in Cross-Cultural Wiki-Based Collaborations
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 59, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 213–228
An international wiki-based collaboration was integrated into a large introductory educational technology course enrolling 346 students, divided into 43 teams. Student teams participated in a 5-week project in which they created wiki chapters about...
Peggy A. Ertmer; Jennifer C. Richardson; James D. Lehman; Timothy J. Newby; Xi Cheng; Christopher Mong; Ayesha Sadaf
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 43, No. 1 (2010) pp. 67–88
This study examined students' perceptions of peer feedback and learning in a large, undergraduate course that incorporated supplementary online discussions. Peer feedback (PF) was facilitated via an automated rating system, within Blackboard...
Facilitating students' global perspectives: Collaborating with international partners using Web 2.0 technologies
Peggy A. Ertmer; Timothy J. Newby; Ji Hyun Yu; Wei Liu; Annette Tomory; Young Mi Lee; Emine Sendurur; Polat Sendurur
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 14, No. 4 (September 2011) pp. 251–261
This research was designed to explore the impact of a wiki-based international collaboration project on pre-service teachers' 1) cultural competencies, 2) comfort using technology, including Web 2.0 tools, to interact and collaborate with unknown...