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New Possibilities for Instructional Technology in Middle Grades Social Studies: Research Findings From the North Carolina’s Sixth Grade Goes to Russia Project
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, , North Carolina State University, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-47-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

Research findings are reported on an NC State University web-based global education project, presented at SITE 2002, that involved 5,000 students and 50 teachers in a year-long study of Russia. Reported areas include: technology fluency; empowerment in teaching and learning that may be attributed to the technology format; level of motivation for students and teachers; opportunities for use of differentiated instruction in a web-based format; knowledge acquisition through the use of a curriculum integration teaching and learning approach; enhancement of global awareness; improvement in ability to engage in reflective thinking; attitude change regarding the subject of social studies.

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Cuper, P. & Beal, C. (2003). New Possibilities for Instructional Technology in Middle Grades Social Studies: Research Findings From the North Carolina’s Sixth Grade Goes to Russia Project. In C. Crawford, N. Davis, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2003--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3097-3099). Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 17, 2019 from .

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