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The evolution of ARTI: An online tool to promote classroom-based technology outcomes via teacher inquiry
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 36–41
It is widely recognized that action research leads to a series of benefits for teachers including improved practice, heightened professionalism and activism for positive educational change. More recent research has also suggested that teacher...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 285–301
This paper examines using a shared student-generated and interactive map displaying the locations of students in an online course as a resource for community building. Facilitating stronger feelings of community is an important component for...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 278–284
The demand for education of educational technology leaders in practice led to the development of an online Ed.D. program in Educational Technology. This paper describes the program development and implementation that resulted from these influences....
Conditions, Processes and Consequences of 1:1 Computing in K-12 Classrooms: The Impact on Teaching Practices and Student Achievement
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 1956–1963
This paper examines how 1:1 computing technology, teacher professional development, and systemic support were used to change teaching practices and influence student achievement in 47 K-12 schools in 11 Florida districts. With the school as the unit ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 485–490
As teacher education shifts to online delivery, the need grows for teacher education course designers and instructors to better understand how teaching and learning vary with delivery system. One frame for understanding the online milieu from...
International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning Vol. 10, No. 1 (Feb 23, 2009)
The literature related to online learning programs for K-12 students dates to the mid-1990s and builds upon a century of research and practice from K-12 distance education. While K-12 online learning programs have evolved and grown over the past...
AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 155–179
Professional qualifications for men and women are equivalent across disciplines, however, women tend to be underrepresented in technology-related fields. The purpose of this study is to analyze the content of seven journals published by the...
A Call to Action for Research in Digital Learning: Learning without Limits of Time, Place, Path, Pace…or Evidence
Journal of Online Learning Research Vol. 1, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 9–15
This essay is a call for rethinking our approach to research in digital learning. It plots a path founded in social trends and advances in education. A brief review of these trends and advances is followed by discussion of what flattened research...
An Innovation Framework for Holistic School Transformation: Ten Critical Conversations for the 21st Century
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1560–1569
Abstract: Meeting individual and community needs in many schools requires complex holistic transformation. Using technology as the only solution will not solve these challenges. Even when introduced in schools with the necessary physical...
Topics: Implementation Experiences
Action Research Supported by Technology: A Professional Development Program in K-12 Science and Mathematics
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1136–1140
Embracing science and mathematics instruction initiatives, the project described in this paper was developed around the needs of existing and aspiring teacher leaders. The project studied the sustained effects of a group of these teacher leaders in...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2872–2876
Weblog (blog) technologies have moved into the public awareness. While these technologies have been around for several years, they have been gathering more attention inside and outside the educational arena. Starting in spring semester of 2005, we...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1880–1884
Based on knowledge of ESOL learners, adult education, and teacher integration of technology, two faculty members from a regional state university partnered with the local school district to develop a training program that would ultimately improve...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2010–2016
Educators encounter complex and ill-defined problems within unpredictable contexts. Teacher education increasingly relies on problem-based and project-based learning. Technology-using educators face added complexities and possibilities of...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 5, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 60–77
This study applies a comprehensive set of measures to document teaching practice and instructor responses when integrating new mobile technology devices in the classroom. The triangulated measures include a rubric for observing teaching with mobile...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 134–135
Recently the college of education faculty and administration at a regional state university stated that the college needed a thorough review of its policies, procedures and plans regarding distance learning. The college's technology committee...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 479–503
Abstract: The number of students taking online courses in K-12 has increased exponentially since the inception of virtual schools in 1996. However, K-12 virtual schooling is a relatively new concept for those involved in teacher education. As...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 251–256
School libraries are an integral part of student achievement in the brick and mortar school and should play an equally important role in the online school. The school library should provide to students and faculty a collection of instructional,...