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Journal of Research on Technology in Education

2005 Volume 37, Number 4

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Scientifically Based Research: Establishing a Research Agenda for the Technology in Teacher Education Community

    Ann D. Thompson

    The U.S. Department of Education sponsored a summit that addressed the need for scientifically-based evidence on the use of technology in teaching and learning. One hundred leaders from the... More

    pp. 331-337

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  2. Computers and Student Learning: Interpreting the Multivariate Analysis of PISA 2000

    Talbot Bielefeldt

    In November 2004, economists Thomas Fuchs and Ludger Woessmann published a statistical analysis of the relationship between technology and student achievement using year 2000 data from the... More

    pp. 339-347

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  3. Effects of an Online Instructional Application on Reading and Mathematics Standardized Test Scores

    Trey Martindale, Carolyn Pearson, L K. Curda & Janet Pilcher

    Standardized tests have become commonly used tools for accountability in public education in the United States. In Florida, the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test (FCAT) is used to measure... More

    pp. 349-360

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  4. A Year in the Life: Two Seventh Grade Teachers Implement One-to-One Computing

    Abigail Garthwait & Herman G. Weller

    Maine was the first state to put laptops in the hands of an entire grade of students. This interpretive case study of two middle school science-math teachers was driven by the general question:... More

    pp. 361-377

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  5. The Nature of Authentic Professional Development During Curriculum-Based Telecomputing

    Lynda Abbott

    What do teachers learn about their teaching when their students engage in curriculum-based online learning projects? This qualitative study explores beliefs about on-the-job, profession-related... More

    pp. 379-398

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  6. Preparing Teachers for the "Schools that Technology Built": Evaluation of a Program to Train Teachers for Virtual Schooling

    N E. Davis & M D. Roblyer

    As a result of the growth of virtual schools across the United States, K-12 school courses and diplomas are increasingly offered, either completely or partly, at a distance. In light of this... More

    pp. 399-409

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  7. The Diffusion of Electronic Portfolios in Teacher Education: Issues of Initiation and Implementation

    Neal Strudler & Keith Wetzel

    This descriptive study investigates the diffusion of electronic portfolios in preservice teacher education by documenting the context and emergent practices in six programs identified as mature in ... More

    pp. 411-433

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