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Journal of Research on Technology in Education

2005 Volume 38, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Fostering Historical Thinking with Digitized Primary Sources

    Bill Tally & Lauren B. Goldenberg

    This pilot study examined middle school and high school student performance on an online historical thinking assessment task. After their teachers received training in the use of digital historical... More

    pp. 1-21

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  2. Transition Points for the Gender Gap in Computer Enjoyment

    Rhonda Christensen, Gerald Knezek & Theresa Overall

    Data gathered from 10,000 Texas public school students in Grades 3-12 over the years 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2005 were analyzed to replicate findings first discovered as a byproduct of evaluation of ... More

    pp. 23-37

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  3. If Not Here, Where? Understanding Teachers' Use of Technology in Silicon Valley Schools

    Pedro Hernandez-Ramos

    This article presents results of a survey conducted in the spring of 2004 of practicing teachers in K-12 schools in Santa Clara County, California, also known as "Silicon Valley." Exposure to... More

    pp. 39-64

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  4. Project-Based Learning in a Middle School: Tracing Abilities through the Artifacts of Learning

    Michael M. Grant & Robert Maribe Branch

    The purpose of this study was to explore how individual differences--specifically abilities--were used in the construction of computer-mediated learning artifacts while working within a project... More

    pp. 65-98

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  5. Uses and Effects of Mobile Computing Devices in K-8 Classrooms

    Karen Swan, Mark van't Hooft, Annette Kratcoski & Darlene Unger

    This preliminary study employed mixed methodologies to explore students' use of mobile computing devices and its effects on their motivation to learn, engagement in learning activities, and support... More

    pp. 99-112

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