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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 3, No. 2008 (Jul 16, 2008)
This paper presents the main operations and technologies implemented in the framework of the EU funded COSMOS project. COSMOS introduces an advanced web repository which allows teachers and students to search, retrieve, access educational content...
(2009) pp. 1–354
This book includes 40 selected papers submitted by members of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). A total of 123 papers were submitted for consideration of publication in this rigorously peer refereed volume that...
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 1, No. 4 (1995) pp. 337–365
This review of literature and research into the effectiveness of distance education systems deals with a number of factors which affect their success or failure. These include the influence of distance learning theory upon instructional design and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 171–178
This paper summarizes a PhD research project that has contributed towards the development of Moodle - a popular open-source course management system (moodle.org). In this project we applied theoretical perspectives such as "social constructionism"...
Topics: Learning Management Systems
This book includes 31 award winning papers from AACE’s conferences. This year's selection includes papers from the annual conference of the Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education (SITE) in Nashville (TN), the Global Learn Asia...
Teachers’ Views on Factors Affecting Effective Integration of Information Technology in the Classroom: Developmental Scenery
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 16, No. 2 (March 2008) pp. 233–263
This article reports on an exploratory, longitudinal study, which examined six teachers' views on the factors that affect technology use in classrooms. The research examined teachers of grades 4, 5, and 6-for three years, studying the teachers both...
(2009) pp. 1–155
As Internet access increases in Asia and the rest of the world, the use of e-learning has expanded to offer formal as well as informal educational opportunities that were previously not possible to hundreds of millions of learners.As access widens,...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 1689–1694
This paper presents the results of a research project that involved introducing iPads into two elementary school classrooms to support the development of student digital storytelling skills. This was done because the school jurisdiction wanted to...
Blogging in the Classroom: A Preliminary Exploration of Student Attitudes and Impact on Comprehension
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 17, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 99–122
This exploratory study uses quantitative and qualitative data to explore (1) whether educational blogging is associated with gains in student comprehension, (2) the relationship between writing medium (online or hard copy) and student time on task,...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 1, No. 2 (2002) pp. 34–45
Social presence is a critical social factor to be examined in distance education. The existing instrument, developed for non-computer-mediated communication, is unable to measure social presence in an online learning environment. Several studies...
(2011) pp. 1–332
This book encompasses the technological influence on learning and cognition from a cultural prospective. It weaves together different kinds of learning technologies with the thread of cultural diversity to meet local and global educational needs...
From Teaching Technology to Using Technology to Enhance Student Learning: Preservice Teachers’ Changing Perceptions of Technology Infusion
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (2001) pp. 105–127
This article uncovers changes that occurred in preservice teachers' thinking about and use of technology infusion and its role in student learning. It reports on findings from a two-year evaluation study of a preservice teacher technology in-fusion...
The NMC Horizon Report: 2013 Higher Education Edition (2013) pp. 1–40
The NMC Horizon Report > 2013 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), an EDUCAUSE Program. The tenth edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, a decade...
Moodle vs. Facebook: Does using Facebook for Discussions in an Online Course Enhance Perceived Social Presence and Student Interaction?
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 329–336
In this study, we investigated the effect of using the social network site Facebook for discussions in an online course. Data were collected from concurrent offerings of an introductory educational psychology course, one using Facebook discussion...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 647–654
This roundtable will discuss Digital Storytelling as a tool for deep learning, and provide a framework for researching and evaluating the process. An emerging theory of storytelling as learning and reflection on practice will be discussed, as well...
(2009) pp. 1–172
The papers in this eBook focus specifically on the context in which learning objects are deployed: this theme is quite varied and picks up on the message that "if content is king, then context is queen." Overall, the main aim is to exploit data...
Creating a Conducive Learning Environment for the Effective Integration of ICT: Classroom Management Issues
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 14, No. 4 (2003) pp. 405–423
This article reports and discusses the findings of the collective case study of two primary schools in Singapore. It is part of a larger funded research project that examines and analyses where and how information and communication technologies (ICT)...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1989–1992
This paper begins with a short history of the rise of social networking and Web 2.0 technologies before turning to a select review of the research literature on the use of these technologies in teacher education (i.e., preservice, inservice, and...
Preparing Preservice Teachers for 21st Century Classrooms: Transforming Attitudes and Behaviors About Innovative Technology
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 393–418
Keeping-up with progressing technology tools has been a troublesome issue for educational technology instructors for over ten years as they endeavor to prepare beginning teachers to integrate technology in their future classrooms. This paper...
This book includes 23 selected papers submitted by members of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). The book is available in both digital and hard copy formats.
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 1440–1449
Despite the central role that well organized and structured course content plays in engaging learners, the authors point to the absence of guidelines for organizing content in ways that meet course learning goals. Recognizing the need for a design...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1937–1941
The popularity of Facebook on our campus and on campuses across the country coupled with our colleagues' passionate reaction to prospective teachers' use of it led us to design this study. Specifically, we sought to understand our prospective...
Games and Motivation to Learn Science: Personal Identity, Applicability, Relevance and Meaningfulness
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 19, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 597–614
Game-based learning and designing has become a hot topic in educational technology. It is believed that video gaming is one way to get students engaged in learning complex and ill-structured material, holistic learning, and preparing learners for...
Technology Enhanced Learning Environments for Closing the Gap in Student Achievement Between Regions: Does it Work?
AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 301–315
Student achievement gap between urban and suburban regions are a major issue in U.S. schools. Technology enhanced learning environments that support teaching and learning process with advanced technology may close this achievement gap. This paper...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 4089–4097
At first glance, design-based research may appear to be such a long-term and intensive approach to educational inquiry that doctoral students, most of whom expect to complete their Ph.D. degree in 4-5 years, should not attempt to adopt this approach ...
“Second Generation” E-Learning: Characteristics and Design Principles for Supporting Management Soft-Skills Development
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 157–185
This article develops the concept of "second generation" e-learning as a new paradigm for thinking about online learning. Whereas "first generation" approaches have been effective for developing technical skills, the same approach has not proven...
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...
Journal of Information Technology Education: Research Vol. 6, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2007) pp. 1–21
The Delphi method is an attractive method for graduate students completing masters and PhD level research. It is a flexible research technique that has been successfully used in our program at the University of Calgary to explore new concepts within ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 3232–3236
As the use of online social networking sites and other Web 2.0 technology increases, Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) is at an all-time high. Educators must recognize the potential for improving student engagement in the classroom using these...
Student-Centered, Technology-Rich Learning Environments (SCenTRLE): Operationalizing Constructivist Approaches to Teaching and Learning
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 4 (2002) pp. 497–537
This article presents a model for designing student-centered, technology-rich learning environments (SCenTRLE). The model helps educators operationalize constructivist and student- centered approaches to teaching and learning by delimiting eight ...
Horizon Report: 2014 Higher Education (2014) pp. 1–52
The NMC Horizon Report > 2014 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), an EDUCAUSE Program. This eleventh edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1794–1801
M-learning is a quite new, exciting and promising field. Papers on this domain are spread through several conference and workshops proceedings, so it is rather difficult to have a complete view of the field. This paper aims at helping, by reviewing...
Addressing Contextual Adaptation in the Dissemination of Online Technologies: Using Moodle and WizIQ for Professional Development Training
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1205–1211
With the popularity of online learning comes the need for effective facilitation and learning. The current presentation distinguishes between dissemination of new online technologies and the preparation required to adapt the technology into...
SITE International Symposium (Apr 28, 2014) pp. 1–81
Many of the papers and posters at this symposium provide examples of using digital technologies and evaluate the use or pedagogical considerations and appropriateness of incorporating these into ITE. There is some promise that incorporating specific ...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 1999, No. 1 (1999) pp. 221–254
Integration of computers across the classroom curriculum has been an object of debate for over 15 years. This paper compares the integration of computers with what has been learned about literacy education. The integration of literacy learning into ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 3181–3190
More and more adults, including faculty, are joining social networking sites such as Facebook. These sites provide teachers with new opportunities to reach their students and improve their learning. However, as faculty register and begin using...
The Use of Asynchronous Video Communication to Improve Instructor Immediacy and Social Presence in an Online Course
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 337–344
In this paper we share our experiences with using asynchronous video communications to increase teacher immediacy and social presence during a technology integration course for pre-service teachers. We describe three cases where asynchronous video...
What Students Think About Technology and Academic Engagement in School: Implications for Middle Grades Teaching and Learning
AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 61–81
Students today live in technology-rich environments that shape their interactions with information and with each other. Children in the 21st century have access to a wide range of technology resources and tools for learning in real-life contexts....
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 1, No. 1 (2002) pp. 19–27
In traditional classroom settings, good educators interpret verbal and non-verbal cues, clarify expectations, provide immediate feedback, facilitate activities, promote discussions, elaborate concepts, render guidance, and provide timely and...
Pedagogy First! Making Web-Technologies Work for Soft Skills Development in Leadership and Management Education
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 129–155
Most will agree that the use of Internet to support teaching and learning has become a mainstay of management education with the widespread use of online content, discussion boards, document sharing, email, virtual classrooms, etc. But, whether it...
Harnessing the affordances of Web 2.0 and social software tools: Can we finally make "student-centered" learning a reality?
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3825–3834
This paper highlights the importance of considering the educational affordances of information and communication technologies (ICTs), in particular the raft of new and emerging Web 2.0 and social software tools that offer rich opportunities for...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 4 (October 2006) pp. 663–678
Realizing the potential of online or virtual communities to facilitate teacher professional development requires educators to change their current perceptions of professional development. This calls for educators to develop new images of ongoing...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 20, No. 1 (2001) pp. 45–73
Constructivism is a theory of learning, which claims that stu-dents construct knowledge rather than merely receive and store knowledge transmitted by the teacher. Constructivism has been extremely influential in science and mathematics education,...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 2–7
Participants will be introduced to a best-practices, didactic model for design of effective online science education programs, at the meta level, and courses, at the operational level. The model, which incorporates a science valuation framework,...
(2012) pp. 1–35
The internationally recognized NMC Horizon Report series and regional NMC Technology Outlooks are part of the NMC Horizon Project, a comprehensive research venture established in 2002 that identifies and describes emerging technologies likely to...
AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 333–346
Although mobile technology is still evolving with most mobile devices supporting numerous communications and technology standards, there are currently very few applications of these devices to support teaching and learning activities. Integrated...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 16, No. 2 (March 2008) pp. 155–180
This article explores results from a research project studying teacher learning and faculty teaching in two online courses for teachers in a master's degree program. We focus on the interactions among students in online small-group discussions. We...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 15, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 175–198
** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2004 ** Emerging from e-learning, mobile learning is going to be a significant next wave of learning environments. This is an evolving research area and many issues regarding mobile learning have not yet been...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 59–85
The English Language Arts teachers in this qualitative study reported somewhat negative outcomes in social and material spaces in the context of laptop technology in their classrooms. These outcomes included: (a) social isolation, (b) limited...
Topics: teacher training, instruction, Pedagogy, technology, Technology integration, education, k-12, teaching, Integration, Inclusive Education, English Language Arts, Inservice, Language Arts, Teaching Methods
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 519–542
Community colleges serve diverse segments of society through a flexible and open access. By their very nature, community colleges provide a good fit with online learning. Unfortunately, online course dropout rates are high. The costs of course...