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Karen Swan; Jennifer Richardson; Philip Ice; Peter Shea; Martha Cleveland-Innes; Sebastian Diaz; Randy Garrison
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5812–5820
The Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework developed by Garrison, Anderson and Archer (2000) provides a theoretical model of online learning processes that has been used by many scholars in the field of online education. However, research utilizing...
Community-Based, Educational Web Projects for the Arts: The Continuing Challenge of Meeting the Needs of Students, Clients, Subjects and Web Visitors
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3843–3850
For the past six years, graduate students enrolled in an Instructional Technology web design course at the University of Houston have been learning technology skills by working on authentic educational web projects with community-based arts...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 101–110
The results from our previous investigations support the literature in relation to the frustration that chemistry educationists have been through in the last two decades. Teaching and learning approaches have been developed; unfortunately the growth ...
Design of Web-based Learning Environments: Integrating curriculum, technology, and professional development approaches
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1860–1863
An increasing number of learning environments are successfully engaging students in authentic inquiry while also promoting meaningful learning about central concepts in a discipline. These efforts are characterized by some common characteristics: ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) p. 1646
The Modeling Instruction with Modern Information and Communications: the MIMIC Project, a U.S. Department of Education Implementation Grant, was designed to prepare pre-service teachers to integrate technology into teaching and learning. One of the...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 38–43
Revitalized efforts have taken place in the fields of knowledge engineering, expert systems, and multimedia educational technology. The delivery of instruction and instructional materials changed from instructor to students in a classroom, to...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 682–688
In this paper we investigate how the design and organization of asynchronous discussion tasks may encourage participants’ reflection and cognitive development. The theoretical premises of this research lie on the Community of Inquiry (CoI) framework....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2027–2028
Current education is facing the challenges of the high standards which the 21st century demands. The new standards emphasize the importance of technology integration as a catalyst for instructional change. Technology integration may offer an active, ...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 22, No. 1 (2011) pp. 139–165
The purpose of this paper is to explore a teacher professional development program embedded in a networked learning environment, and to offer an emerging model and analytic matrix of 21st century teacher professional development. The Globaloria...
Development of Pedagogical Technology Integration Content Knowledge in Preparing Mathematics Preservice Teachers: The Role of Instructional Case Analyses and Reflection
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 645–669
This qualitative case study explores the potential of technology integration teaching cases to develop preservice mathematics teachers’ Pedagogical Technology Integration Content Knowledge (PTICK). A cohort of eight mathematics education students...
Topics: Mathematics, Educational Technology, Teachers, Instructional Design, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Secondary Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Post Secondary Education, Students
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 2128–2133
This paper provides an overview of the variables critical to the success of an Internet site design. The site under development represents one aspect of dissemination for the Modeling Instruction with Modern Information and Communications...
A Comparison of Online and Face-To-Face Instruction in an Undergraduate Foundations of American Education Course
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 4, No. 2 (2004) pp. 196–213
This article examines the similarities and differences for one course, Foundations of American Education, when offered in traditional face-to-face and online formats. The data analysis used both qualitative and quantitative measures. Several...
Effectiveness and impact of technology-enabled project-based learning with the use of process prompts in teacher education
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 19, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 141–167
This study investigated the effectiveness and impacts of process prompts on students’ learning and computer self-efficacy within the technology-enabled project-based learning (PBL) context in an undergraduate educational technology course. If the...
Technology, science and preservice teachers: Creating a culture of technology savvy elementary teachers
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1422–1426
Technology, science and preservice teachers: Creating a culture of technology savvy elementary teachers Rose Pringle, Kara Dawson & Skip Marshall Introduction There is no doubt that technology has strongly influenced the course of history and the...
The Computer Mediated Communication Environment as it Fosters Collaborative Ways of Knowing, Teaching, and Learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 726–731
This paper will summarize and give examples from a retrospective ethnographic and pedagogical theory analysis of some key features of a course concerning Graduate and Inservice Teacher Education and Instructional Design. The title of the course was "...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 25, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 281–300
The life sciences, in particular molecular genetics, have become a pivotal area of research and innovation, and at the same time are amongst the most controversially discussed in today's society. Despite this discussion, the demand for life science...
Topics: Simulation, Science Education, Web-based Instruction, eLearning, Educational multimedia, Teaching Methods, Interactive Multimedia Systems, Science, Curriculum, teaching, Educational Technology, Multimedia, collaborative learning, Instructional Design
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 155–159
Teacher practice in careful planning and incorporation of instructional strategies plays a significant role in online learning success. It is important to understand implications of design, development, implementation and evaluation of online...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 5, No. 3 (2006) pp. 353–360
This study examined adult students' progress in a competency-based online graduate program and their performance in various types of learning opportunities. Learned lessons and effective strategies were summarized. Students valued interaction with...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 99–114
Problem-based learning, or PBL, is a student-centered instructional approach that is derived from constructivist epistemology. It is based upon ill-structured real-world problems with the goal of strengthening and developing critical thinking and...
Examining the Reflective Outcomes of Asynchronous Computer-Mediated Communication on Inservice Teacher Development
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (2001) pp. 285–308
This study explored the professional development experienc-es of 28 practicing teachers in 10 Chicago suburban schools involved in a two-year technology supported Problem-Based Learning curriculum development effort. Asynchronous computer...
A Journey on Refining Rules for Online Discussion: Implications for the Design of Learning Management Systems
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 157–173
Research on asynchronous online discussions has primarily focused on their efficacy in relation to learning outcomes. Rarely are there investigations on how the design of online learning activities or how discussions could be incorporated into...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2577–2581
Abstract: Instructors utilizing technology in their Distance Education classrooms possess certain needs, including a range of administrative and technological support functions. The provision of effective support structures for instructors during...
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. 7, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 623–639
This article reports on the findings of a research study that was conducted to explore the types of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in use in higher education in South Africa. Specifically, the goal of the study was to explore how e...
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...
New tools for new thoughts: Effects of changing the “Tools-to-Think- With” on the elementary mathematics methods course.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1052–1057
A central tenet of mathematics education reform is the integral role of technology at all grade levels. The current technological changes combined with the changes in the mathematics content and instructional method require elementary mathematics ...
Commentary: Considerations in Pedagogy and Assessment in the Use of Computers to Promote Learning About Scientific Models
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 4, No. 1 (2004) pp. 35–41
Although one role of computers in science education is to help students learn specific science concepts, computers are especially intriguing as a vehicle for fostering the development of epistemological knowledge about the nature of scientific...
E-Learning Teams and Their Adult Learning Efforts in Corporate Settings: A Cross Analysis of Four Case Studies
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 293–309
Four cases relating to the efforts of e-learning teams in valuing adult learners in their e-learning solutions were examined to better understand how e-learning teams value their adult learners within corporate settings. Two questions guided the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4600–4607
In this study, an instructional design model was developed and employed for restructuring science education method courses with technology. Using tools, such as multimedia authoring tools, the design and implementation of high quality technology...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 19, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 125–145
The findings from an after-school program entitled Game Design through Mentoring and Collaboration (GDMC) funded by the National Science Foundation’s Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program. A total of 139 middle ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 133–144
Writing personal narratives provides students with additional techniques for making deeper connections to subject matter. Content-related narrative development offers a departure from the traditional methods of teaching and learning and enables...
Topics: Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Creativity, Video, Schools, Inclusive Education, Classrooms, Multicultural Education, Students, Personality, Integration, Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Literacy, Cognition, Teachers, Community, Computers, Interaction, Internet, Multimedia, Professional Development, Curriculum, Preservice Teacher Education, Standards, Culture, Communication
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 30–33
the Teachers College of the University of Nebraska—Lincoln revised its pre-service instructional technology requirements to better reflect current technologies and teacher practices using this technology. The process of revision began by...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 936–943
To address the essential instructional design issues leading to the development of an effective solution to the epidemic problem of health behavior change, such as is the case of Type 2 diabetes, it is important to address cognitive, affective,...
AACE Journal Vol. 15, No. 1 (2007) pp. 23–38
Today, undergraduate students enter college with increasingly more sophisticated computer skills compared to their counterparts of 20 years ago. However, many instructors are still using traditional instructional modes and methods to teach this new...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (June 2010) pp. 175–196
This article documents the curricular decisions made by a teacher educator research team whose guiding theoretical focus for intern practice is dialogic instruction. Over a 2-year sequence, teaching interns used video and Web 2.0 technologies to...
Educational Game as Supplemental Learning Tool: Benefits, Challenges, and Tensions Arising from Use in an Elementary School Classroom
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 487–505
This article examines the qualitative findings from a mixed-methods comparison study of the use of an online multi-user virtual environment called Anytown which supplemented face-to-face writing instruction in a fourth grade classroom to determine...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 95–116
Today’s children are bombarded by a range of media, and it is the responsibility of teachers to equip students to engage critically. Just as teachers are responsible to teach critical literacy, teacher educators must help empower teachers to become ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1782–1785
This case study documents our effort in using Knowledge Building approach on 18 pre-service teachers learning to design constructivist activities with technology. The course was delivered using blended instructions, complementing face-to-face...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 624–631
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are implicated in transformations at all levels of society. One key consideration is how current and emerging technologies affect the definition and design of "literacy." This paper builds upon and...
Assessing Student Achievement and Progress with Online Examinations: Some Pedagogical and Technical Issues
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 383–402
Published papers on the area of online assessment have mainly focused on instructors' assessment of online discussion forums or computer-assisted testing in a highly structured environment with a narrow focus on multiple choice or true-false types...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 3 (September 2007) pp. 217–226
Globalization has stretched the scope of the online learner population from a homogeneous profile of mostly adult, mostly employed, place-bound, goal-oriented, and intrinsically motivated to one that is heterogeneous, younger, dynamic, and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 25–29
This paper describes an educational technology program developed by the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, entitled Astronomy Connections. The program partners the Adler with the Illinois State Board of Education and the Chicago Public Schools, ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1524–1525
This paper introduces Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology as a useful addition to other technologies being introduced in K-12 classrooms in the context of an experimental teacher education course. In the iterative course design,...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2119–2127
For the past two decades, design research has gained attention as an emerging research paradigm in the educational technology field as well as in the field of education generally. Design research deals with both design and research and shares some...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 653–656
The Technology Assistance Program (TAP) of the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL) is currently involved with the Applying Technology to Restructuring and Learning project that involves 150 teachers in six site schools located in...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 617–622
Diffusion and adoption of educational technology into schools around the country remains a critical issue. If technology is to be for instruction, in-service training and curriculum activities must be developed for teachers. This study uses the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 270–276
Abstract: During the 2007-2008 school year, USAID’s Primary Education Project (PEP) designed, developed, and implemented a plan to pilot the use of instructional technology in 14 primary schools in Macedonia. A component of this plan called for...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (September 2009) pp. 316–336
GeoThentic, an online teaching and learning environment, focuses on engaging teachers and learners in solving real-world geography problems through use of geospatial technologies. The design of GeoThentic is grounded on the technology, pedagogy, and ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 429–434
Twenty-two preservice teachers involved in a cohort group were enrolled in both an educational computing class and a curriculum development class in the same academic quarter. The instructors for both courses collaborated their teaching efforts...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2919–2920
The Conexiones Project integrates technology with education to increase educational and occupational opportunities among traditionally underserved minority students. K-12 educators and students receive instruction and hands-on experience with object ...