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American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

Jul 09, 1995

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Number of papers: 55

  1. Student Responses to Network Resources: Formative Evaluation of Two Classes

    Laurie F. Ruberg & C David Taylor

    This study provides detailed descriptions, analyses, and interpretations of student interactions and participation that occurred in computer-mediated interactive writing activities in two different... More

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  2. Helping Teachers Use Multimedia Portfolios for Professional Development

    Michael E. Hale & Ronald D. Kieffer

    This paper is a preliminary report on a grant-funded project to use multimedia technology to create teacher portfolios. The workshop was the first step for testing the feasibility of multimedia for... More

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  3. Layers of Learning Communities: Orchestrating a Districtwide Technology Implementation. The Central Office Internal Facilitator's Role in Implementation of an Integrated Learning System

    Charles D. Graham

    The integrated learning system (ILS) was developed as a technology application that provides a teacher-proof, self-sufficient curriculum. However, there has been increased recognition of the need... More

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  4. Semiotics and the Design of Objects, Actions and Interactions in Virtual Environments

    William D. Winn

    Work in the design and construction of virtual environments (VEs) is described from the standpoint of semiotic theory. It is advocated that well-constructed visual worlds can create in a person the... More

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  5. The Effects of Computer-Presented Feedback on Learning from Computer-Based Instruction: A Meta-Analysis

    Roger Azevedo & Robert M. Bernard

    A quantitative research synthesis (meta-analysis) was conducted on the literature concerning the effects of feedback on learning from computer-based instruction (CBI). Despite the widespread... More

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  6. An Analysis of Communications between Elementary Students and Storybook Characters Participating in an On-line Conference

    Janice M. Stuhlmann & Jeradi A. Hochella

    This study investigated the writing of elementary and high school students who participated in an on-line conference called Elementary Books over a two-year period, from 1992-1994. During this... More

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  7. Computer Archives and the Literature Search

    Lillian Biermann Wehmeyer

    This paper outlines the use of computer resources to conduct a literature search. While the phrase "computer archives" can refer to all computerized materials, for this discussion it is limited to ... More

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  8. Computer-Mediated Discourse: Electronic Dialogue Journaling and Reflective Practice

    Susan R. McIntyre & Roger H. Tlusty

    A promising strategy for encouraging reflection among student teachers is the use of dialog journals--logs or records of thoughts responded to by other writers. Electronic mail (e-mail) could be... More

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  9. Interaction in Technology--Mediated, Multisite, Foreign Language Instruction

    Michael Graham Fast

    Foreign or second language (L2) acquisition literature frequently makes the claim that, by not facilitating interaction, distance learning fails to create the conditions necessary for achieving the... More

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  10. Telecommunications for Personal and Professional Use: A Case Study

    Lynne Schrum

    This case study investigated educators as they learned about, embraced, and attempted to implement information technologies. It describes the systems that foster continuing use and the... More

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  11. Educators' Use of Electronic Networks: An E-Mail Survey of Account-Holders on a Statewide Telecomputing System

    Susan E. Anderson & Judith B. Harris

    This study investigated educators' use of TENET, a statewide educational telecomputing network in Texas. It also documented the development and testing of a lengthy theory-based questionnaire and... More

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  12. Computer-Assisted Instruction and Conceptual Change

    Harm J. A. Biemans & P Robert-Jan Simons

    This study investigated the instructional conditions required to teach students how to initiate and employ learning activities aimed at conceptual change. The CONTACT-2 strategy (a computer... More

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  13. Using Computers To Write Comprehensive Examinations: A Study of Doctoral Level Examinations in Educational Administration Departments

    A Gigi Fansler

    Comprehensive examinations, long a bastion in many doctoral programs, are one of many customs under scrutiny for possible change in a movement towards more authentic means of educational assessment... More

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  14. Equity Issues in the Star Schools Distance Learning Program

    Naida C. Tushnet & Treseen Fleming-McCormick

    The Office of Educational Research and Improvement of the Department of Education has provided funding for four cycles of 2-year Star Schools distance learning projects. This report is based on the... More

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  15. Integrating Technology into the Curriculum. First Year Evaluation

    James A. Bernauer

    A program for infusing technology into the high school curriculum was initiated with grant funds at the Western Pennsylvania School for the Deaf in 1993-94. The first year of the program focused on... More

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  16. Administering the Business School Case Method with a Goal-Based Scenario

    David A. Foster & Ray Bareiss

    This paper discusses some of the shortcomings of the business case method of undergraduate and graduate business education and examines the merits of a multimedia software system that is designed... More

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  17. The Effectiveness of Computer-Based Hypermedia Teaching Modules for Radiology Residents

    Roger Azevedo

    This paper explains the rationale for utilizing computer-based, hypermedia tutorials for radiology education and presents the results of a field test of this educational technique. It discusses the... More

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  18. Testing Interaction Effects in Structural Equation Models

    Randall E. Schumacker & Edward Rigdon

    Research questions that test the interaction between either categorical variables or multiplicative expressions are commonly found in multiple regression and analysis of variance applications. In... More

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  19. Conversation in Teaching; Conversation as Research: A Self-Study of the Teaching of Collaborative Action Research

    Allan Feldman

    A self-study is reported in which the researcher explored the possibility of using a university course on action research to promote the development of professional community, an examination of... More

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  20. The Use of the Internet by Math and Science Teachers: A Report on Five Rural Telecommunications Projects

    John M. Rogan

    The Internet and the Information Super Highway have become familiar buzz words. This paper briefly discusses five projects with the general aim of using telecommunications and the Internet to... More

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