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The Community as a Source of Pragmatic Input for Learners of Italian: The Multimedia Repository LIRA
This paper focuses on community participation within the LIRA project--Lingua/Cultura Italiana in Rete per l'Apprendimento (Italian language and culture for online learning). LIRA is a multimedia repository of e-learning materials aiming at...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4754–4757
The purpose of this demonstration session is to demo the Persistent Issues in History Network (PIHNet), a web-based teaching and learning environment to support students' historical thinking. This demonstration will: (1) discuss the overall design...
The Q-Folio in Action: Using A Web-Based Electronic Portfolio to Reinvent Traditional Notions of Inquiry, Research, and Portfolios
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 2, No. 2 (2002) pp. 144–169
Note: As authors of this article, we have collaborated over a three-year period on a language pedagogy course at the University of Virginia. We speak through the collaborative pronoun "we" but, to avoid confusion about who is speaking, we refer to...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 1 (March 2006) pp. 120–132
Beginning teachers face enormous challenges in their first year of teaching. High attrition rates of teachers within the first five years attest to the difficulties inherent in commencing professional life as a teacher. This paper describes the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1355–1361
Inquiry-based and constructivist activities can invigorate teaching and motivate students to take charge of their own learning, understand multiple perspectives, and develop reasoning skills. Research shows that inquiry-based activities improve...
Developing Instructional Mathematical Physics Book Based on Inquiry Approach to Improve Students’ Mathematical Problem Solving Ability
Journal of Education, Teaching and Learning Vol. 2, No. 1 (Aug 07, 2017) pp. 47–52
The problem in this research is to know how the process of developing mathematics physics instructional book based on inquiry approach and its supporting documents to improve students' mathematical problem-solving ability. The purpose of this...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3663–3665
SAVE Science is an NSF-funded project aimed at designing and implementing a virtual environment situated assessment modules for assessing middle grades science content and inquiry. Emerging technologies allow for virtual recreation of scientists’...
International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching Vol. 6, No. 3 (July 2016) pp. 1–17
This study contributes to a growing research base investigating how teachers interact and learn from each other in online communities of practice. It specifically investigates the online mentoring conversations between five cohorts of in-service...
Fostering ICT and inquiry enhanced instruction in early years science education: Creating a model of team teaching
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 36, No. 2 (April 2017) pp. 153–158
This study aims to develop team teaching approach at elementary school science by piloting the created model of teachers’ collaboration in three different stages. In the research the model of team teaching is seen as teachers’ collaboration in which ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 19, No. 1 (March 2019) pp. 97–116
This study investigated the domain and practice of an online community of practice formed by English language teachers (ELTs) on Twitter as a professional learning network (PLN). A “Communities of Practice” framework (Wenger, 1998; Wenger-Trayner &...
From Deficit Thinking to Counter Storying: A Narrative Inquiry of Nontraditional Student Experience within Undergraduate Engineering Education
International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology Vol. 6, No. 3 (2018) pp. 266–284
This paper reports on narrative inquiry research conducted with nontraditional undergraduates as they pursued a common goal of becoming engineers. Participants were enrolled in a two-year engineering transfer program offered in the evenings, via...
A Co-Design Process Microanalysis: Stages and Facilitators of an Inquiry-Based and Technology-Enhanced Learning Scenario
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 18, No. 6 (Sep 25, 2017)
This paper presents a case study of the co-design process for an online course on Sustainable Development (Degree in Tourism) involving the teacher, two students, and the project researchers. The co-design process was founded on an inquiry-based and ...
Teacher Candidates Reflect Together on their own Development of TPCK: Edited Teaching Videos as Data for Inquiry
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 5305–5309
This session will explore the use of inquiry methods by teacher education candidates to study their own emerging Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge. Students develop questions of interest in their own teaching, specifically related to the...
Integrating Information Technology to Support Inquiry Learning in Primary Classroom: Case Studies on Motion of the Earth
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3755–3760
This article describes the development and research process to support Hong Kong primary school pupils in constructing understanding of the motion of the Earth with integration of information technology in teaching and learning. The design of the...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 641–665
The proliferation of online course designs has changed the learning environments for many students and professors. Recommendations for best practice in online course design frequently include maximizing students' online peer connections, with the...
Engaging Google Docs in Support of an Online Collaborative, Community of Learners Instructional Strategy
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 3176–3183
Situating teaching and learning in an online context presents challenges for instructors in creating educational experiences where students are supported in collaboratively engaging in a community of learners. This descriptive multiple case study...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 4298–4307
This study represents a work-in-progress for an investigation of how the inquiry method should be used to engage 21st century fluencies; and how wireless handheld devices should be used to support inquiry learning and engagement of 21st century...
Enhancing Student Learning: A Model for Technology-Enabled Inquiry with the Support of a Virtual Mentorship Program
Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 6, No. 1 (2009) pp. 41–53
Research is starting to show that an inquiry-based approach can positively impact student learning. In this paper, the author propose a model of inquiry-based learning with the support of virtual mentorship. They identify the key players involved,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2325–2328
Promoting students' problem solving and critical thinking skills has been a challenge for educators. Research suggests that students rarely construct deep understanding in any domain. It is particularly difficult to foster middle school students'...
Language Teachers’ Content-Specific Technology Integration Reflection through the Video-Embedded Reflective Inquiry Model
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 250–254
This qualitative case study explored a group of in-service language teachers’ (n=5) content-specific technology integration reflections supported by the video-embedded reflective inquiry model. Specifically, this study aims to understand: (1) What...
Exploration, Engagement and Inquiry in Undergraduate Education: A Case Study of Learning about Science Using LEGO® and Technology
TCC Worldwide Online Conference 2014 (2014) pp. 1–12
Knowledge Quest Vol. 43, No. 2 (2014) pp. 26–33
Information literacy instruction continuously adapts to changes in the information environment, whether those changes are small and focused on a regularly used tool or much broader in scope. What is harder to conceive of and implement are more...
The cognitive experiences of online dually enrolled high school students in a community college class
(2012) pp. 1–320
Dual-enrollment programs allow high school students to enroll in college-level classes to gain college and high school credit concurrently. Research on how online, dual-enrolled high school students (DES) construct knowledge when compared with...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2058–2065
Abstract: This paper explores using on-line primary sources and the Inquiry Method and their effective use with the teaching and learning of content area studies. Content areas include reading and language arts, social studies, science and health,...
Creating tools for inquiry-based mathematics learning from technological pedagogical content knowledge perspectives: Collaborative design approach
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 34, No. 4 (Sep 16, 2018)
This study employed the technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) framework to guide the collaborative design process between preservice and practicing teachers. The teams designed technological pedagogical mathematics tools (TPMTs) for...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 461–477
This article reports on the analysis of online discussions among graduate students studying the theoretical and philosophical foundations of educational technology, with the aim of understanding the process of learning through discourse in these...
Stories of professional growth: Reflections on a multifaceted inquiry into the implementation and evaluation of a many-layered learning environment for in-service teacher education in Quebec
(2002) pp. 1–219
Professional development can take on many faces. In this inquiry, a professional development infrastructure, which included web and video materials as well as the description of processes, was piloted at two schools in Quebec's anglophone sector (n =...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 2354–2362
The aim of this paper is to introduce the concept of a "community of research" (CoRe), a knowledge network of academic staff and students organized as a community of practice. The CoRe network is being developed within the context of a community...
A Computer Science Educational Program for Establishing an Entry Point into the Computing Community of Practice
Journal of Information Technology Education: Research Vol. 7, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2008) pp. 81–100
The rapid evolvement of the computing domain has posed challenges in attempting to bridge the gap between school and the contemporary world of computing, which is related to content, learning culture, and professional norms. We believe that the...
Online Community of Practice for In-service Faculty Development of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPCK)
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 2267–2271
Community of Practice (CoP) with knowledge management is applied as the theoretical framework for in-service faculty development of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPCK) to enhance faculty members' domain-specific knowledge and problem...
COMET: Designing a teacher-to-teacher community of practice based on the input of target participants
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 450–453
Though an online community of practice (CoP) for teachers is important for developing and spreading educational best practices, CoPs often fail to reach their potential due to a lack of sustained teacher interest and participation. Project COMET...
Inquiry and Information Technology Integration: Cognitive Apprenticeship Learning Environment Model (CALEM)
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 826–833
Abstract: The CALEM is a dynamic evolving, team-driven model, integrating state-of-the-art information technology cognitive tools, and inquiry into teaching, learning, and research of teachers and teacher educators. The model stems from numerous...
(1997) pp. 1–310
"A World Community of Old Trees" is an ecology art project on the World Wide Web with open participation and a special section for students in grades K-12 and their art teachers. The purpose of this on-line study is to examine the potential of the...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 23, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 387–410
Self-directed, inquiry-based learning opportunities focused on transdisciplinary real-world problem solving have been shown to foster creativity in learners. What tools might we provide classroom teachers to scaffold them and their students through...
The Promotion of Scientific Inquiry in Irish Post-Primary Schools Through the Use of a Virtual Chemistry Laboratory: Implications for Teacher Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 3638–3645
The lack of uptake of science subjects in Post-Primary Schools (High Schools) is a continuous concern, both in Ireland and the international community. In the Strategy for Science, Technology and Innovation Report, the Irish government stresses the...
Re-engineering Blended Online Courses for Leadership Education: An Evolving Model Developed through Inquiry
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2389–2394
Abstract: During this past year, with technology changing at a rapid pace, the authors of this paper decided to delve further into their established blended courses and present an expanded model of their online course delivery. The two authors teach ...
A Critical Examination of Participation in an Online Community of Practice to Inform Digital Pedagogy
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 2265–2273
As social media gains prominence in education, the importance of critically examining our participation in social media spaces becomes imperative to inform our pedagogical practice. This qualitative study examined the researcher’s participation in...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 1421–1428
This paper approaches the construction process of a community of practice, formed by a virtual community, where a problematical position is assumed and common interests and objectives, reflexive actions, dialogues, speeches and shared histories are...
Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects Vol. 7, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2011) pp. 339–357
Online Student Attitudes to Ownership of User-generated Material within an Online Community of Practice
Journal of Learning and Teaching in Digital Age Vol. 2, No. 2 (Jun 30, 2017) pp. 1–13
This paper investigates online student attitudes towards ownership of collaboratively created online resources and explores whether a sense of community might influence such attitudes. Five participants were randomly selected as they represented a...
Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 9, No. 2 (May 22, 2013)
Inquiry-based learning in Science Education is based on the belief that it is crucial to ensure that students deeply understand what they are learning, and not simply repeat contents and information. To this extent, IBSE is not only a way to teach...
Journal of Education and e-Learning Research Vol. 4, No. 2 (2017) pp. 72–80
The author reflects on the history of technology in education and e-learning and introduces the iNtegrating Technology for inQuiry (NTeQ) model of lesson design authored by Morrison and Lowther (2005). The NTeQ model lesson design is a new pedagogy...
Inquiry-based integrative practical activities in China: A professional development arrangement for supporting teachers’ enactment
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 2738–2745
This study explores the effects of a professional development arrangement in which curriculum materials are embedded. The professional development arrangement is aimed at supporting teachers’ enacting integrative practical activities (IPA) to...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 203–208
This paper addresses online inquiry project-based mathematics and science programs for students and online tutoring model within an online learning environment. The online program is designed for middle and high school students with the intent to...
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Creative Qualitative Inquiry: Innovative Graduate Level Pedagogies Shaped by Educational Technologies
Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 8, No. 3 (2011) pp. 21–26
This article describes and analyzes the experiences of two tenured university professors at two different US universities located in the Midwest as they collaborate to design and carry-out innovative pedagogies related to teaching doctoral-level...
The Inquiry, Communication, Construction and Expression (ICCE) Framework for Understanding Learning Experiences in Games
International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments Vol. 5, No. 2 (April 2014) pp. 1–14
There is a paucity of research frameworks that focus on aiding game selection and use, analyzing the game as a holistic system, and studying learner experiences in games. There is a need for frameworks that provide a lens for understanding learning...
Using inquiry-based Geographic Information System Modules for Addressing NGSS Standards: The GRACE Program
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 114–123
The GRACE Program, funded by the National Science Foundation, is developing a large set of Geographic Information System (GIS) interdisciplinary learning activities for middle and high school students. These online and blended inquiry-based learning ...
Toward User-Driven Adventure Learning: Combining Inquiry-Based Adventure with Technology-Enhanced Learning
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 1184–1192
Adventure has been incorporated into education in multiple ways throughout history. When blended with technology, it provides an opportune forum for scaffolding students and teachers alike through the process of inquiry. This paper offers an...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1507–1510
The evolution of web browsers with multimedia capabilities that handle java scripting has enabled authors to move from a "click and look" environment to one in which the user can be involved through communication, interaction and reflective thinking....
Teacher inquiry and technology-based field experiences: An amalgamation to promote prospective teachers’ professional growth
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1505–1510
The objective of this research was to explore how authentic technology use and teacher inquiry may coalesce during curriculum-based, technology-enhanced field experiences for prospective teachers. Thirteen inquiries conducted during the Spring 2004...