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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 6331–6336
This study introduces the idea of e-contests for mathematics. The idea is based on screen-casting students’ problem-solving processes in a computer environment and assessing their solution processes of doing mathematics including the final product...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 187–192
Girls keep up with boys when it comes to using computers for activities like surfing the Internet and sending e-mail (Cook 2000). But girls are underrepresented in growing areas such as computer classes and degree programs. The need to have better ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1513–1514
Multimedia elements addressing mathematical problems serve as an alternative or addition to classical forms of learning and teaching. Within the project math-kit we are developing a web-based toolbox to provide teachers and students with multimedia...
Development of an Education Model to Enhance Mathematics and Science Learning through Creation with Squeak eToy
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 408–416
The recent improvement of the Japanese standard curricula requires fostering children fs ability to find and solve problems more actively. Although education with computers is thought to be able to play an important role to realize this requirement, ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4126–4131
Handheld computers represent a recent addition to the technology equipment available for productivity, teaching and learning. There are hundreds of programs available for handheld computers. Since the typical cost of a handheld computer is between ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4763–4769
HomeNetToo is a longitudinal field study to examine the antecedents and consequences of Internet use by low-income families in the United States. Participants included 140 children, mostly African American, whose Internet use was automatically...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 4293–4302
This study has important implications for design of microworlds such as Hypergami, and Logo which use interactivity to help students learn spatial mental models involving math and science. This study tested the hypothesis that interactively rotating ...
An Investigation of Traditional and Constructivism Models of Internet Training and Effects on Cognitive Gain
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2343–2344
There has been an emerging body of literature on computer training and its impact on the use of computers, including the use of the Internet. Research has shown the two models of training - the Traditional Model and the Constructivist Model - each...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1461–1468
There has been growing research and interest to help faculty and students to cope with increasing complexities of teaching and learning by using Tablet PCs. Tablet PC's are similar to laptop computers, but have the ability to process digital ink...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 3163–3164
This work shows a propose of teaching computer science for children. It is intended that the "Information Technology Teaching" sharpens the critical sense and capacitate students to learn not only to use currents technologies, but to understand how...
Personalized computer-assisted instruction on English reading comprehension in elementary school students in Taiwan
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1140–1143
The study will evaluate the effects of a personalized computer-assisted English reading comprehension program on the performance and attitude of fifth-grade Taiwanese students. The purpose of the study is to determine whether the personalized...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 286–291
This paper describes a study of mathematics and science software marketed for preschool children. Preservice teachers observed young children at work, reviewed the literature available about computers and young children, and interviewed early...
Elucidation of Critical Skills Thinking for Distance Learning in an Introductory Computer Science Class
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2225–2231
This paper evolved when distance learning classes were being designed to support Computer Science One and Computer Science Two for Oklahoma Senate Bill 982. There were issues about how to effectively conduct a computer programming class over the ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3539–3543
This paper discusses the Teaching Alaskans…Sharing Knowledge (TASK) Program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, which is funded by the NSF GK-12 Fellowship program. The focus is on how the technology fellows selected by the University of Alaska...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 767–773
This paper focused on gender imbalance in the computer science field. Comparisons between genders are considered for high school, university and after graduation in computer science disciplines. Why are so few females in computer science? What are...
Using web site development as strategy to integrate information technology in pre-service teacher education
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) p. 972
In Brazil, pre-service teacher education courses still act as if the computer hadn't existed while pedagogical tool. At PUC Science teacher education, searching for a more dynamic pedagogical structure necessary in the Knowledge Society, we need to...
What is Computer Science, Anyway?: Deepening Urban Teachers’ Understandings of Computer Science and Working Towards an Engaging Pedagogy
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 814–819
To better understand why so few students of color and women study computer science during high school and college, we have interviewed urban students, teachers, and administrators in three Los Angeles high schools over the past three years. One...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1478–1485
Computer simulations can be powerful teaching tools to support and enhance learning at all levels K through 12. Learning through the use of such simulations can make abstract concepts concrete and understandable, and are a critical component in the ...
The Place for the Computer Is in the Laboratory: An Investigation of the Effect of Computer Probeware on Student Learning
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 21, No. 4 (2002) pp. 361–379
Computer data collection technology is commonplace in commercial and research laboratories, and this technology is becoming increasingly available in the secondary classroom. While a number of studies have been conducted comparing computer probeware ...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 233–253
This work examines the Israeli National Informatics - Computer Science (CS) Olympiad from the perspective of diversity. A conspicuous phenomena in this olympiad (as well as in other science olympiads) is that very few females participate in the...
"Shutting the Box": Fostering Collaboration Among Early Grades and Secondary Preservice Teachers Through Authentic Problem Solving
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 4 (December 2006) pp. 374–398
In this paper are discussed recent efforts to provide preservice mathematics teachers with opportunities to connect elementary teaching methods and content with the content and methods of secondary school mathematics. Through an in-depth exploration ...
Effects of Computer-based Laboratory Instruction on Future Teachers’ Understanding of the Nature of Science
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 22, No. 3 (2003) pp. 185–205
With computer-based instruction, numerical data collection and analysis are performed effortlessly in the laboratory, simulations with idealized conditions are a click away, and abstract concepts that are diffi cult to visualize are represented in...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3574–3579
The State of Maine Learning Technology Initiative (the "laptop initiative") is putting a fully functional laptop computer in the hands of every 7th and 8th grade student and teacher. In line with this initiative and the 1997 Maine Learning Results,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 370–375
This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted during an undergraduate computer science class for preservice teacher educators which was restructured using constructivist principles. Qualitative analysis techniques were applied to...
Global Warming – Should We Worry? A Problem-based, Simulation, and Teamwork Approach To Teaching Integrated Science
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 71–76
For the past year, a team of six faculty from the College of Natural Sciences at California State University, Chico have been working on the NSF-funded development of integrated science materials employing a problem-based approach and infusing...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 63–68
Through its grants, the National Science Foundation sponsors workshops that inform faculty of current topics in Computer Science. Such a workshop, entitled, "Developing Multimedia-based Interactive Laboratory Modules for Computer Science", was...
Using Computers in the Programming of Qualifying Teachers of Arabic in the Faculties of Education in Egypt
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 863–868
In Egypt, the teacher of Arabic does not study computer in the syllabus of his preparation in Faculties of Education. Moreover, he does not use it in studying any of the syllabi till he graduate as a teacher . This research attempts to pointing...
Variations in Concerns and Attitudes of Science Teachers in an Educational Technology Development Program
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 16, No. 2 (1997) pp. 405–423
This study monitored change in concerns and beliefs of elementary and secondary teachers involved in a 2-year program to integrate the use of computers with science teaching. Some of the first cadre of teachers who participated in the program the...
The Effect of Instruction with Computer Simulation as a Research Tool on Open-Ended Problem-Solving in a Spanish Classroom of 16-Year-Olds
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 22, No. 2 (2003) pp. 119–140
The influence of open-ended problem solving by high school physics students as a classroom research activity assisted by computer simulation is investigated in this article. Specifically, the study is focused on changes in the understanding of...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 23, No. 1 (2004) pp. 21–46
Computer Science formal education brings together old-timers from two computer-literate cultures. The curriculum is oriented toward the academic community, whose interest is in the abstraction, solution, and proofs of algorithmic problems, whereas ...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 20, No. 3 (2001) pp. 265–292
This article presents a study designed to assess the impact of technology integration on teachers and students. To carry out the study, ALPINE, a web-based science project aimed at teaching students fundamental weather concepts, data gathering and...