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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3155–3158
The Digital Historical Inquiry Project is an effort to create and grow a consortium of schools and colleges of education interested in promoting historical inquiry in the preparation of pre-service social studies teachers. The Consortium will...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 329–354
This study aims to examine the design of approaches for inquiry learning with multimedia resources in primary classrooms. The study describes the development of a multimedia learning unit that helps learners understand the natural phenomenon of the...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 5, No. 1 (2005) pp. 50–65
This paper describes how the Web-based Inquiry for Learning Science (WBI) instrument was used with preservice elementary and secondary science teachers in science methods courses to enhance their understanding of Web-based scientific inquiry. The...
Topics: Integration, technology, Technology integration, teaching, Elementary Education, teacher preparation, Science, Science, Teaching Methods, Simulation, Science Education, eLearning, Inclusive Education
Impact of a Professional Development Program Using Data-Loggers on Science Teachers’ Attitudes towards Inquiry-Based Teaching
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 29, No. 3 (August 2010) pp. 303–325
This study examined how a professional development program which incorporates the use of electronic data-loggers could impact on science teachers’ attitudes towards inquiry-based teaching. The participants were 28 science or technology teachers who...
Deepening the Impact of Technology through an Inquiry Approach to Teaching and Learning: A Cross-Case Analysis of Three Teachers’ Experience
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2031–2032
This case study focuses on three teacher professionals whose teaching practices capitalize on the use of multiple technologies and inquiry method as a means to deepen student learning, engagement, and understanding. It reveals how teachers who...
Editorial: Research on the Effectiveness of Technology in Schools: The Roles of Pedagogy and Content
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (March 2007) pp. 456–460
The field of educational technology is under external pressure to provide evidence of identifiable learning outcomes that can be attributed to technology. Leaders within the educational technology research community agree about the importance of...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 522–527
The following report illustrates how educational researchers and software developers can work in conjunction with teachers to optimize learning and provide an empirical basis for software revision. Using the Design Experiment Technique, teachers...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 29, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 155–173
Abstract: This paper reports the results of an investigation on the effect of cooperative learning on academic achievement of physics course. Cooperative learning was employed to experimental group and conventional teaching method was used for...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 320–325
The purpose of this study was to explore the differences between the development of the three presences in the Community of Inquiry (CoI) theoretical framework in online versus blended instruction. The CoI framework consists of the teaching, social, ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 569–574
This paper explores the relationship among classroom teaching and learning activities, the design of technological tools, and technology integration in the classroom. Ethnographic field methods were employed to represent and understand the...
Infusing Technologies into the Study of Teaching: Using Popular Culture to Think Critically about Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1667–1671
This paper demonstrates how, when faced with the challenge of integrating technology into an undergraduate, secondary education introductory course, we chose an inquiry based approach and blended active learning strategies, technology, and critical...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3740–3744
Abstract: The Phases of Curriculum Development may be useful in helping educators facilitate this process of integrating computer technology and the Internet into classroom instruction and curriculum design. The method described is a synthesis of a ...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2005) pp. 133–154
Tools to support knowledge elicitation are more and more used in situations where employees or students collaborate using the computer. Studies indicate that there exist differences between experts and novices regarding their methods of work and...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 21, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 93–110
This study surveyed post-secondary instructors in 15 countries regarding their experiences using the virtual world Second Life as a teaching tool. Qualitative analysis of responses to open-ended questions suggests that Second Life offers a great...
The Impact of Altered Realties: Implications of Online Delivery for Learners’ Interactions, Expectations, and Learning Skills
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 55–80
Although research consistently demonstrates that students learn content in online classes as well as their campus based counterparts and are equally satisfied with the quality of their learning, more information is needed that describes how the...
Topics: Interaction, Distance Education, online learning, research, web-based learning, Instructional Design, design, online education, instruction, Professional Development, Web-based Instruction, online teaching, Teaching Methods, Learning Management Systems, Research Methods
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2027–2028
Current education is facing the challenges of the high standards which the 21st century demands. The new standards emphasize the importance of technology integration as a catalyst for instructional change. Technology integration may offer an active, ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1803–1806
WebSTAR, a curriculum design tool designed to promote intercampus collaboration among teacher education faculty and their classes, was developed in response to the increasing demand on teacher education faculty to utilize and model the use of the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1564–1571
TEAM Lab at Eotvos Lorand University connects tightly Informatics teacher training to real teaching practices so that: Informatics teachers can get acquainted with methods, topics, and possibilities for integrating ICT into subject areas, while...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 3, No. 4 (2004) pp. 412–432
The existing gap between how we expect teachers to use technology and how they are actually using it has largely been blamed on schools and colleges of education (SCOEs). To address this concern it is recommended that SCOEs integrate technology...
Using digital primary sources in the social studies: A case study of teacher integration of DocSouth resources
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (March 2007) pp. 529–553
Two current themes in social studies education - the inclusion of technology and the emphasis on "doing history" - intersect with the use of Web-based or digital primary sources in the classroom. Digital libraries make these resources available to...
Development of Pedagogical Technology Integration Content Knowledge in Preparing Mathematics Preservice Teachers: The Role of Instructional Case Analyses and Reflection
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 645–669
This qualitative case study explores the potential of technology integration teaching cases to develop preservice mathematics teachers’ Pedagogical Technology Integration Content Knowledge (PTICK). A cohort of eight mathematics education students...
Topics: Mathematics, Educational Technology, Teachers, Instructional Design, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Secondary Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Post Secondary Education, Students
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (September 2009) pp. 280–315
This mixed methods study examined the effects of inserting laptops and science technology tools in middle school environments. Working together with a local university, middle school science teaching faculty members wrote and aligned curricula,...
Topics: Middle School Education, Classrooms, Human Computer Interaction, Learning Outcomes, Students, Computers, Integration, Teachers, Multimedia, Educational Technology, Change, Professional Development, Curriculum, Science, Teaching Methods, Creativity, Schools, Collaboration
A Case Study on An Experienced Elementary Teacher’s Teaching Strategies and Teaching Reflection in Mathematical Classroom
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3697–3703
The purpose of this research is to investigate teaching strategies and teaching reflections of an experienced elementary teacher in the mathematical classroom. This study explored the changing process of students' learning attitudes toward...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 295–318
This article describes the conversational interactions of one online learning group whose task was to identify themes of human development from life histories of the group members. The data were analyzed by a research team using the hermeneutic...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 9, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 229–250
Online delivery of university-level courses has grown exponentially in the last decade and is increasingly being recognised as a viable and effective alternative to face-to-face classroom teaching. Many scholars have already written about the...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 2 (June 2011) pp. 167–183
Teacher preparation for the 21st century deserves a front-end approach to addressing the use of technology in the learning environment. To study the effect of instructing with technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge (TPACK), teachers were asked...
Designing and Using Hypermedia Materials to Investigate Language Use in a Culturally Diverse Classroom
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 11, No. 2 (2002) pp. 155–175
Hypermedia teacher education materials are a potentially rich teaching resource for teacher educators who are preparing preservice teachers to practice in culturally diverse classrooms. They provide highly contextualized views of classroom practice...
Seeing Standards: Using Technology and a School Facilities Crisis to Make Sense of the Standards Movement
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1993–1999
This session presents the empirical consideration of educational standards that occurred over two years in four pre-service literacy methods courses in a public, urban university context. Spurred by an urgent concern about their city's school...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 25, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 281–300
The life sciences, in particular molecular genetics, have become a pivotal area of research and innovation, and at the same time are amongst the most controversially discussed in today's society. Despite this discussion, the demand for life science...
Topics: Simulation, Science Education, Web-based Instruction, eLearning, Educational multimedia, Teaching Methods, Interactive Multimedia Systems, Science, Curriculum, teaching, Educational Technology, Multimedia, collaborative learning, Instructional Design
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2275–2280
The purpose of this study was to identify the attitude toward media literacy of junior high technology teachers in Taiwan. The objects of this research were to explore technology teachers':1.Ability of teaching media literacy 2.Attitude toward media ...
Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions of Learning Science Methods Through Hybridizing Asynchronous and Traditional Experiences
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 3 (September 2011) pp. 271–281
This study addresses preservice teachers’ perceptions toward online experiences, specifically, their perceptions about utilizing an online science methods curriculum versus a traditional methods curriculum. Thirty-eight senior level preservice...
Using supported video exemplars for the professional development of preservice elementary school teachers
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 2 (June 2007) pp. 28–41
The use of videotaped episodes of elementary mathematics classrooms for professional development is not new. However, without appropriate support, preservice teachers may find it difficult to hone in on the underlying features of the targeted...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (June 2010) pp. 220–233
In this study, the authors examined the intersections between technology, pedagogy, and content through two social studies teachers’ development from preservice to in-service teaching. Qualitative data were collected during their teacher education...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 5, No. 3 (2006) pp. 353–360
This study examined adult students' progress in a competency-based online graduate program and their performance in various types of learning opportunities. Learned lessons and effective strategies were summarized. Students valued interaction with...
Design and Development of an Interactive, Collaborative, Online Course --- A Constructivist Approach
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 195–198
More and more universities have begun using the Web to deliver courses to internal and external students. However, very often, instructors in online courses have been trying to replace traditional courses without making any changes to the method of ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 394–406
This paper describes the fit between educational technologies and teacher views and pedagogies in light of two recently completed research projects. These studies focused on observed pedagogies associated with the classroom-based use of two learning ...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 99–114
Problem-based learning, or PBL, is a student-centered instructional approach that is derived from constructivist epistemology. It is based upon ill-structured real-world problems with the goal of strengthening and developing critical thinking and...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 4 (December 2007) pp. 245–255
Teaching with technology is a complex issue, at best, bound by issues of access, funding, support and time for both students and teachers (Young & Bush, 2004). When English teachers effectively integrate technology into their classrooms, however,...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 337–357
This article argues for the use of self-study as a research methodology for learning technology scholars to advance knowledge and improve practice in the use of emerging technologies in the classroom. It reports on a self-study conducted on the use...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 857–865
The paper focuses on (a) conducting participatory action research (PAR) with teacher candidates who explore the Universal Design for Learning model integrating introduction to engineering and computer programming in elementary education; (b)...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (September 2009) pp. 337–355
This article presents a review of the research on technology integration in the area of literacy for individuals with mild disabilities. It describes relevant legislation, including how special education technology is impacted by the No Child Left...
Topics: Learning Disabilities, Learning Outcomes, Inclusive Education, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Curriculum, Software, Change, Literacy, Accessibility, Mathematics, Integration, Multimedia, Educational Technology
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 623–639
This article reports on the findings of a research study that was conducted to explore the types of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in use in higher education in South Africa. Specifically, the goal of the study was to explore how e...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 4 (December 2007) pp. 318–326
This study documents the transformation of a graduate-level course for teachers that had traditionally been taught in a face-to-face (f2f) model, in multiple sections, at a large university. By designing the course for online delivery and developing ...
Unpacking the “Total PACKage”: Emergent TPACK Characteristics From a Study of Preservice Teachers Teaching With Technology
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 3 (July 2010) pp. 415–441
Four pre-service teachers participated in a school-based collaborative initiative where they were supported by 2 university faculty members, a school board technology consultant and a Masters student to integrate technology into teaching practice....
Samuel DiGangi; Zeynep Kilic; Chong Ho Yu; Angel Jannasch-Pennel; Lori Long; Chang Hyum Kim; Victoria Stay; Seok Kang
AACE Journal Vol. 15, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 367–387
The purpose of this paper is to examine the computing needs and practices of students at Arizona State University as a means of assisting the university in the decision to implement a one to one (l:1) computing model, in which every student is...
The Impact of Teleconferencing with Native English Speakers on English Learning by Taiwanese Students
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 8, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 107–126
Because there are few native speakers of English in Taiwan, students of English in Taiwan are often poorly motivated, having few opportunities to develop their skills and learn about American culture outside of class. Recent advancements in distance ...
Topics: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Internet, eLearning, Video, Instructional Materials, Teaching Methods, Learning Outcomes, Multicultural Education, English Language Arts, Networking Technologies
The New Four R's: Reading, Writing, Arithmetic and the Internet-Teaching Teachers to develop Web-Based Units of Instruction.
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 795–796
The New Four R's: Reading, Writing, Arithmetic and the Internet-Teaching Teachers to develop Web-Based Units of Instruction is a case study examining an online secondary methods of instruction course which requires students to develop web-based unit ...
Collaborative dialogue: A web-based, multimedia case study shared among geographically disparate social studies educators
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 2003–2013
This study combines the use of a web-based multimedia case study and threaded discussion groups in an attempt to bridge the gap between theory and practice via dialogue among geographically distant preservice teachers, inservice teachers and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2171–2176
There is widespread agreement that teacher professional development (PD) is critical for the success of standards-based reform in U.S. schools. However, the current infrastructure for professional development is ill-equipped to serve the numbers of ...
A Review of Studies on Collaborative Concept Mapping: What Have We Learned About the Technique and What Is Next?
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 479–492
Collaborative concept mapping engages two or more students in coordinated and sustained efforts in the creation of one or more concept maps in order to learn and construct knowledge. It is a potentially powerful instructional strategy in that it...