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Social Education Vol. 70, No. 3 (April 2006) pp. 133–135
Teaching social studies with historical maps allows teachers and students not only to examine a historical event or place, but to analyze the story behind the map. Historical maps can provide insight into the people and cultures of earlier times....
Social Education Vol. 71, No. 3 (April 2007) pp. 130–135
Oral histories are an exciting way to directly involve students in the act of historical inquiry. They assist students in personalizing history and relating to the actual lives behind major events, names, and dates in history. This article discusses ...
Social Education Vol. 68, No. 3 (Apr 01, 2004)
Teachers most interested in a constructivist approach to historical instruction often use new technology to provide realistic, inquiry-based learning situations for their students. Recent research in social studies learning has de-emphasized student ...
Diffusion of Technology Innovation in the Preservice Social Studies Experience: Results of a National Survey
Theory and Research in Social Education Vol. 35, No. 2 (2007) pp. 174–195
This article presents and discusses in detail the results from a longitudinal study of social studies teacher educators about the diffusion of technology in social studies teacher education. Data were obtained from the third distribution of a...
International Journal of Social Education Vol. 21, No. 1 (2006) pp. 122–134
The creation of digital archives has shifted the dynamics of doing historical research by changing who is able to conduct the research and how historical research is done. Digital archives are collections of numerical data, texts, images, maps,...
Fostering historical knowledge and thinking skills using hypermedia learning environments: The role of self-regulated learning
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 230–243
In this study, we examined how high-school students utilized a hypermedia learning environment (HLE) to acquire declarative knowledge of a historical topic, as well as historical thinking skills. In particular, we were interested in whether self...
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 20, No. 3 (2004) pp. 107–111
In March 2002, members of the National Technology Leadership Initiative (NTLI) met in Charlottesville, Virginia to discuss the potential effects of ubiquitous computing on the field of education. Ubiquitous computing, or "on-demand availability of...