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International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education

October 2008 Volume 4, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. The Classroom of the Future and Emerging Educational Technologies: Introduction to the Special Issue

    Bruce Howard, Wheeling Jesuit University, United States; Lawrence Tomei, Robert Morris University, United States

    When discussing emerging educational technologies, the complaint around the globe is common enough: we may be outfitting schools with classrooms of the future, but teaching methods remain mired in ... More

    pp. 1-8

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  2. Evaluating Educational Technologies: A Historical Context

    Manetta Calinger & Bruce Howard, Wheeling Jesuit University, United States

    Our team of researchers reviewed published results from the last 15 years to compile a list of the characteristics of effective educational uses of technology. All the studies considered technical,... More

    pp. 9-18

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  3. Design Principles for 21st-Century Educational Technology: Connecting Theory and Practice

    Ching-Huei Chen, Manetta Calinger & Bruce Howard, Wheeling Jesuit University, United States; Anna Oskorus, TiER 1 Performance Solutions, United States

    Design principles are universal and may be translated onto the newest trends and emergent technologies. In this research study we combined the perspectives provided by two sources to create a set... More

    pp. 19-30

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  4. Common Features and Design Principles Found in Exemplary Educational Technologies

    Bruce Howard, Wheeling Jesuit University, United States

    As part of a larger project for the NASA-sponsored Classroom of the Future™ to benchmark the effectiveness of educational technologies, researchers used multiple data sources to develop a list of... More

    pp. 31-52

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  5. Emphasis on Educational Technologies Within National Science Foundation Projects

    Bruce Howard & Laura Curtis, Wheeling Jesuit University, United States

    Our research team evaluated 18 months of National Science Foundation (NSF) program announcements and awarded programs to discern the amount and type of emphasis placed upon educational technologies... More

    pp. 53-61

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  6. Science for Everyone: Visions for Near-Future Educational Technology

    Charles Wood, Wheeling Jesuit University, United States

    Recent and emerging technologies offer many opportunities for exploration and learning. These technologies allow learners (of any age) to work with real data, use authentic scientific instruments, ... More

    pp. 62-71

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  7. Conclusion and Next Steps: The EdTech Collaborative

    Bruce Howard, Wheeling Jesuit University, United States

    In this special issue of the International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, we report on the results of a multifaceted research study on how to benchmark and use... More

    pp. 72-76

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