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Journal of Research on Technology in Education

2007 Volume 39, Number 4

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Examining the Development of a Hybrid Degree Program: Using Student and Instructor Data to Inform Decision-Making

    Audrey Amrein-Beardsley, Teresa S. Foulger & Meredith Toth

    This paper investigates the questions and considerations that should be discussed by administrators, faculty, and support staff when designing, developing and offering a hybrid (part online, part... More

    pp. 331-357

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  2. The Effect of Web-Based Question Prompts on Scaffolding Knowledge Integration and Ill-Structured Problem Solving

    Ching-Huei Chen & Amy C. Bradshaw

    This study examined the effects of question prompts, knowledge integration prompts, and problem solving prompts, embedded in a Web-based learning environment in scaffolding preservice teachers'... More

    pp. 359-375

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  3. Student and Teacher Views about Technology: A Tale of Two Cities?

    Qing Li

    The purpose of this study is to critically examine teachers' and their students' views about technology integration in schools focusing on the following questions: (1) What are students'... More

    pp. 377-397

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  4. The Effect of Student Choice of Online Discussion Format on Tiered Achievement and Student Satisfaction

    ShinYi Lin & Richard C. Overbaugh

    This study investigated whether providing students with the choice of chat versus threaded discussion boards for online discourse is an effective instructional strategy in terms of student learning... More

    pp. 399-415

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  5. Technology as a Catalyst for Change: The Role of Professional Development

    Nita J. Matzen & Julie A. Edmunds

    This paper presents an analysis of results from an evaluation of The Centers for Quality Teaching and Learning, a professional development program placing technology in the context of student... More

    pp. 417-430

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  6. Perceptions of Open Source versus Commercial Software: Is Higher Education Still on the Fence?

    Shahron Williams van Rooij

    This exploratory study investigated the perceptions of technology and academic decision-makers about open source benefits and risks versus commercial software applications. The study also explored ... More

    pp. 433-453

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