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Online Education from the Perspective of Community College Students within the Community of Inquiry Paradigm
Community College Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 38, No. 2 (2014) pp. 108–121
This article describes a qualitative inquiry that explored the phenomenon of online learning on a community college campus within the paradigm of Community of Inquiry (CoI). The learning experience of 15 community college students taking fully...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2005) pp. 179–194
The purpose of this case study was to examine teacher’ s guidance of inquiry learning project in an ordinary elementary-school classroom. The participants in the study were 21 Finnish grade 4 students (10 years old) from which four students were...
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...
Using Inquiry Empowering Technologies to Support Prospective Teachers’ Scientific Inquiry and Science Learning
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 3, No. 2 (2003) pp. 223–239
The Inquiry Empowering Technologies for Supporting Scientific Inquiry course was designed to engage prospective teachers, as science learners, in developing their understandings about and abilities to do scientific inquiry. The design of the course ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 4, No. 3 (2004) pp. 257–268
This article describes how students have made use of technology tools in several critical literacy activities that help to achieve the paramount goals of language and literacy education to enable students to develop critical consciousness and...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 23, No. 1 (2004) pp. 47–65
Digital photography has the potential to support student inquiry in real-world settings. However, specific ideas for the most effective use of digital photography to benefit students during inquiry, as well as the evidence indicating that this is...
The Nature and Purpose of Online Discourse: A Brief Synthesis of Current Research as Related to The WEB Project
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 6, No. 1 (2000) pp. 19–51
Emerging technologies such as the Internet, the World Wide Web (WWW), computer-mediated communication (CMC) are being discussed around the world by teachers, administrators, parents, researchers, academics, and technology planners. The WEB ...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 1, No. 1 (2002) pp. 33–42
The literature is rife with research reports that show "no significant difference" between student performance in a technology-rich learning environment versus a traditional classroom environment. Why is this so? Traditional measures of student...
Overcoming the Challenges of Stand-Alone Multicultural Courses: The Possibilities of Technology Integration
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 4 (2004) pp. 535–559
The enclosed manuscript discusses the challenges (student resistance, institutional time constraints, course isolation) of a successful conventional stand-alone multicultural course and describes how these challenges were overcome with the...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 14, No. 1 (2003) pp. 99–122
The aim of this study was to investigate individual students' own interpretations of his or hers contribution to the computer- mediated discussions. The subjects of the study were 20 upper elementary students between the age of 15 and 16, who...
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...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 3, No. 1 (2004) pp. 31–39
The video production field has evolved beyond being exclusively relevant to broadcast television. The convergence of low-cost consumer cameras and desktop computer editing has led to new applications of video in a wide range of areas, including the...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 10, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 109–125
The basic concepts of interaction in distance education have been based on Moore’s (1998) three types of interaction: learner-content, learner-instructor, and learner- learner interaction. Hillman, Willis and Gunawardena (1994) noticed that the...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 15, No. 1 (2004) pp. 5–32
This article discusses the processes of interaction among learners in higher education using a model of content analysis to examine their social construction of knowledge through computer-mediated communications. We examined students' conference...
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
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 6, No. 1 (2000) pp. 3–18
This study of computer-mediated communication between 28 grade-eleven students and as many employees in a high-tech corporate setting examines the educational potential of electronic networks for building learning connections on a global basis....
The Place for the Computer Is in the Laboratory: An Investigation of the Effect of Computer Probeware on Student Learning
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 21, No. 4 (2002) pp. 361–379
Computer data collection technology is commonplace in commercial and research laboratories, and this technology is becoming increasingly available in the secondary classroom. While a number of studies have been conducted comparing computer probeware ...
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 12, No. 3 pp. 122–155
Problem-based learning (PBL) and inquiry learning (IL) employ extensive scaffolding that results in cognitive load reduction and allows students to learn in complex domains. Hybrid teacher professional development models (PDM) using 21st century...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 1, No. 2 (2000) pp. 236–243
We spent years resisting technology; they had to drag us into the high tech age kicking and screaming! We are English language arts teachers who love books and nice notebooks, good pens, and fresh paper. But when our schools adopted a computerized...
AACE Journal Vol. 15, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 339–366
This article presents qualitative results of the first three years of the New Mexico Laptop Learning Initiative (NMLLI). Results suggest that teachers, students, and their communities support this initiative to improve student learning. Descriptive...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 21, No. 3 (2002) pp. 253–279
Many students leave high school chemistry courses with profound misunderstandings about the nature of matter, chemical processes, and chemical systems. The ChemSense project is addressing this problem through a multidisciplinary program of research...
Gender and Computer-Mediated Communication: An Exploration of Elementary Students’ Mathematics and Science Learning
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 21, No. 4 (2002) pp. 341–359
Although computer-mediated communication (CMC)-its technology, its contents, and usage patterns-is still in the process of rapid change, the use of CMC such as the Internet as a teaching-learning tool is increasing dramatically. However, very few...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 12, No. 1 (2001) pp. 89–104
The results of an evaluation of a new web-based educational game centred on the health sector are presented in this arti-cle. The game is designed to promote information-seeking skills and provide students with opportunities to interact with ...
Understanding Online Learning Through a Qualitative Description of Profesors and Students' Experiences
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 13, No. 3 (July 2005) pp. 459–474
ABSTRACT Many things are not understood about distance education despite its popularity and growth in institutions of higher education (IHEs). That is why it is important to recognize faculty and students’ attitudes, perceptions, and experiences to...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 2, No. 3 (2002) pp. 291–295
As student teachers of science enter the world of the high school and middle school, they are often at a loss for a sense of community and belonging. The teachers in the school to which they are assigned may be friendly; however, "intern" status is...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 2 (2000) pp. 153–172
Electronic discussion groups such as newsgroups can pro-vide an effective, alternative avenue for fostering class dis-cussion. This paper discusses how the use of a newsgroup with elementary preservice teachers enabled discussion on classroom...
Computer Technology in the Social Studies: An Examination of the Effectiveness Literature (1996-2001)
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 2, No. 4 (2002) pp. 471–508
Within the social studies, technology has served a dual role as an important instructional tool that may have a significant effect on the global, political, social, and economic functioning of American society. As both a method of instruction and a...
Instructional Strategies Utilized During the Implementation of a Hypermedia, Problem-Based Learning Environment: A Case Study
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 15, No. 3 (2004) pp. 213–233
This article reports on a case study conducted to examine the instructional strategies utilized, teacher and student attitudes, and student achievement when a sixth-grade teacher and her 19 students implemented a hypermedia, problem-based learning...
Textbook Preferences: The Possibilities of Individualized Learning in Social Studies With an Individualized Textbook
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 493–510
This study investigated the ideology and perspectives of sixth grade students, parents, and teachers concerning four district approved social studies textbooks from the state adoption list. Student participants were selected using a stratified...
Topics: Multimedia, Curriculum, Social Studies, Attitudes, Teachers, Interaction, Computers, Instructional Design, Change, eLearning, Instructional Materials, Computer Sciences, Human Computer Interaction, Students, Middle School Education, Networking Technologies
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 11, No. 1 (2000) pp. 85–127
With the increase of Internet and World Wide Web (WWW) usage in the classroom, instructional activities are now being implemented that use online conversation for knowledge-building. Current research with The WEB Project, a Technology Innovation...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 20, No. 4 (2001) pp. 405–425
A class for math and science teachers dealing with computer animation on the World Wide Web (WWW or Web) was conducted in a collaborative virtual learning environment called ScienceMOO. Feedback obtained from the students and the instructor was...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 2002, No. 1 (2002) pp. 147–179
Closing the digital divide requires much more than buying equipment, it requires increasing the knowledge and skills of teachers using the technology, and access to digital tools in the community. In such a larger system of change, technology can...
Designing a Technology-Based Science Lesson: Student Teachers Grapple with an Authentic Problem of Practice
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 4 (2003) pp. 463–481
This project used techniques from problem-based learning to aid students in developing a technology-based science lesson. In this case, the "problem" students were asked to solve, was that of combining curriculum knowledge and pedagogical skills to...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 35, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 5–31
This exploratory study examined the influence of different virtual manipulative (VM) types on the nature of student pairs’ techno-mathematical discourse (TMD). Three fifth-grade student pairs participated in 9 sessions of mathematics instruction...
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...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (2004) pp. 75–100
Three initiatives are described that focus on cultivating inquiry based learning with technology for student teachers. The article describes an approach by a Faculty of Education to the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of media...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 19, No. 3 (2000) pp. 297–313
The scientific community and the nation's schools have been ex-periencing a self-proclaimed ethical crisis over animal dissection in classrooms. While this issue involves intractable ethical and philosophical positions, one ethical implication of...
Relationships Between Self-Regulation and Social Experiences in Asynchronous Online Learning Environments
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 21, No. 3 (July 2010) pp. 297–316
The purpose of this study was to determine the extent to which students’ self-regulated learning predicts peer social presence, instructor social presence, sense of connectedness, and sense of learning in asynchronous online learning environments....
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 2, No. 4 (1996) pp. 249–264
U.S. Supreme Court rulings on First Amendment rights in schools provide precedent for the extent to which schools may control student use of the Internet. The First Amendment rights of students may be waived if the speech is disruptive or if the...
It’s Not Just Another New Thing: Technology as a Transformative Innovation for Social Studies Teacher Education
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (1999) pp. 3–12
Technology is an innovation that can offer much to facilitate a transformative social studies approach. The paper discusses the potential for technology in social studies teacher education by providing survey and interview results and models and...
Enhancing TPACK with Assistive Technology: Promoting Inclusive Practices in Pre-service Teacher Education
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 186–207
As the global community continues the transition from an industrialized factory model to an information and now participatory networked-based society, educational technology will play a pivotal role in preparing students for their futures. Many...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 133–144
Writing personal narratives provides students with additional techniques for making deeper connections to subject matter. Content-related narrative development offers a departure from the traditional methods of teaching and learning and enables...
Topics: Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Creativity, Video, Schools, Inclusive Education, Classrooms, Multicultural Education, Students, Personality, Integration, Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Literacy, Cognition, Teachers, Community, Computers, Interaction, Internet, Multimedia, Professional Development, Curriculum, Preservice Teacher Education, Standards, Culture, Communication
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 1, No. 2 (2000) pp. 229–235
As English educators, we are called upon to prepare future teachers of English language arts as they journey from content knowledge, to pedagogical knowledge, to classroom practice. It is an opportunity to share our passion for teaching and learning,...
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 7, No. 3 (2001) pp. 207–221
The educational potential of asynchronous, computer-mediated conferencing is well documented. Opportunities for increased group interaction, more equitable communication patterns, higher degrees of reflection, and time-and-place-independent...
A cognitive multimedia environment and its importance: A conceptual model for effective learning and development
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 10, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 199–221
Multimedia learning is innovative and has revolutionised the way we learn online. It is important to create a multimedia learning environment that stimulates active participation and effective learning. The significance of multimedia learning...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 3 (2002) pp. 323–342
Finding ways to better understand prospective teachers' development is central to teacher preparation. To effectively foster development, teacher educators must determine how their students conceptualize and understand teachers' work: How do they...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 5, No. 2 (2005) pp. 116–122
Two views of technology tools use exist. One emphasizes students using tools to obtain information, while the other emphasizes how students' content learning can be assisted with tool use. The distinction is more than semantic, and its import may...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 13, No. 4 (2002) pp. 311–337
Engaging students as multimedia designers extends multimedia authoring by placing students in a designer's position. Instead of merely learning the technical skills and creating a project, the designers need to consider such issues as the needs of...
Fostering Authentic, Sustained, and Progressive Mathematical Knowledge-Building Activity in Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Communities
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 22, No. 4 (2003) pp. 345–363
Eliciting high-level mathematics symbolizing and communicating from students engaged in mathematics communities of practice has been found to be a challenging problem. In this article, we report on a study where 21 grade six female students engaged...