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  1. Teachers’ Perception about their Competency in Integrating Technology in Elementary Classrooms using the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge Framework (TPACK)

    Nadeyah Alqallaf & Mia Williams, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 741–745

    Teachers realize the importance of technology to promote enhancement in the transferring content knowledge. The problem exists around the effectiveness from integrating technology in educational... More

    pp. 741-745

  2. What’s App’ening? Teaching Students Critical Thinking Skills Via Online Research Tools

    Kim Lorber, Ramapo College of New Jersey, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 625–630

    Students are becoming increasingly enmeshed with the magical devices known as smart phones and tablets. While resources and information can be more easily accessed than ever before, the critical... More

    pp. 625-630

  3. Common Core State Standards: Is Computer Assisted Instruction up for the Challenge?

    Haya Shamir & Rachel Goethe, Waterford Institute, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 220–227

    This study investigates the impact of adding an adaptive computer assisted instruction program to current curriculum on kindergarten and 1st grade students’ reading gains. Results from elementary... More

    pp. 220-227

  4. A survey on the perception of south Korea elementary school teachers’ competency about technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge(TPACK)

    JinWon Yi, JeongWon Choi & YoungJun Lee, Dept. of Computer education, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 45–50

    This research analyzed investigation by collecting 140 elementary school teachers’ response through survey based on google web rom June to July 2015 for seeing the point in time standard by... More

    pp. 45-50

  5. Evaluation of a Science-Focused and Technology Tools-based Professional Development Workshop for Elementary Teachers

    Jan Ray, University of Hawai'i at Hilo, United States; Pascale Creek Pinner, Hilo Middle School, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 3100–3106

    This paper provides an evaluation of a science-focused and technology tools-based professional development workshop for elementary classroom teachers. This workshop was designed to provide... More

    pp. 3100-3106

  6. Distinctions between Computer Self-Efficacy of Pupils and Teachers in Elementary School

    Tomislav Topolovcan & Milan Matijevic

    European Distance and E-Learning Network Annual Meeting 2014 (Jun 10, 2014)

    The aim of this study was to establish whether there are differences between the computer self-efficacy of pupils and teachers (N = 507) in the context of the classroom, as a developing workplace... More

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  7. Effects of Participation in a Simulation Game on Marketing Students' Numeracy and Financial Skills

    Ross Brennan & Lynn Vos

    Journal of Marketing Education Vol. 35, No. 3 (December 2013) pp. 259–270

    The need to endow marketing graduates with skills relevant to employability grows ever more important. Marketing math and elementary financial understanding are essential employability skills,... More

    pp. 259-270

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  8. Engineering Perceptions of Female and Male K-12 Students: Effects of a Multimedia Overview on Elementary, Middle-, and High-School Students

    Amy M. Johnson, Gamze Ozogul, Matt D. DiDonato & Martin Reisslein

    European Journal of Engineering Education Vol. 38, No. 5 (2013) pp. 519–531

    Computer-based multimedia presentations employing animated agents (avatars) can positively impact perceptions about engineering; the current research advances our understanding of this effect to... More

    pp. 519-531

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  9. Music Technology-Mediated Teaching and Learning Approach for Music Education: A Case Study from an Elementary School in South Korea

    Eunjin Kim

    International Journal of Music Education Vol. 31, No. 4 (November 2013) pp. 413–427

    This study aims to show how music technology mediated (or music software mediated) music teaching and learning can provide an effective pedagogy in music education. It also seeks to demonstrate... More

    pp. 413-427

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  10. Perceptions of the Impact of a PEP Grant on Elementary Physical Education Programs in One School District

    Steven Elliott, Starla McCollum, Gavin Colquitt & Tony Pritchard

    Physical Educator Vol. 70, No. 4 (2013) pp. 429–446

    A school district received a Physical Education for Progress grant (PEP). PEP grants are part of the Carol M. White Program and are administered by the U.S. Department of Education. These grants... More

    pp. 429-446

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  11. Group Tasks, Activities, Dynamics, and Interactions in Collaborative Robotics Projects with Elementary and Middle School Children

    Timothy T. Yuen, Melanie Boecking, Jennifer Stone, Erin Price Tiger, Alvaro Gomez, Adrienne Guillen & Analisa Arreguin

    Journal of STEM Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (Apr 01, 2014) pp. 39–45

    Robotics provide the opportunity for students to bring their individual interests, perspectives and areas of expertise together in order to work collaboratively on real-world science, technology,... More

    pp. 39-45

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  12. A Digital Tool Grows (and Keeps Growing) from the Work of a Community of Writers

    Nancy L. Roser, Melissa Mosley Wetzel, Ramón Antonio Martínez & Detra Price-Dennis

    Reading and Writing Quarterly: Overcoming Learning Difficulties Vol. 31, No. 2 (2015) pp. 185–200

    This article reports on a collaborative inquiry into the use of a researcher-designed digital tool for the support of writing instruction in elementary classrooms. The digital tool in question is... More

    pp. 185-200

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  13. The Mirror and the Canyon: Reflected Images, Echoed Voices How Evidence of GW's Performing Arts Integration Model Is Used to Build Support for Arts Education Integration and to Promote Sustainability

    John Charles Ellrodt, Maria Fico, Susanne Harnett, Lori Gerstein Ramsey & Angelina Lopez

    Journal for Learning Through the Arts Vol. 10, No. 1 (2014)

    The Global Writes (GW) model is a well-designed performing arts integrated literacy program that builds local and global support among students, teachers, and arts partners through the use of... More

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  14. A structural equation model to analyse the antecedents to students’ web-based problem-solving performance

    Fan-Ray Kuo, Department of Information Management, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan 70, Lienhai Rd., Kaohsiung, 80424, Taiwan; Gwo-Jen Hwang, Graduate Institute of Digital Learning and Education, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, 43, Sec.4, Keelung Rd., Taipei, 106, Taiwan

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 31, No. 4 (Nov 01, 2015)

    Web-based problem-solving, a compound ability of critical thinking, creative thinking, reasoning thinking and information-searching abilities, has been recognised as an important competence for... More

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  15. Elementary Education Pre-service Teachers’ Development of Mathematics Technology Integration Skills in a Technology Integration Course

    Drew Polly, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 34, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 431–453

    Preparing pre-service teachers to effectively integrate technology in the classroom requires rich experiences that deepen their knowledge of technology, pedagogy, and content and the intersection... More

    pp. 431-453

  16. University Festival Promotes STEM Education

    Andrew Quagliata

    Journal of STEM Education Vol. 16, No. 3 (Sep 15, 2015)

    STEM education is argued as an essential ingredient in preparing our children for careers of the future. This paper describes a university festival that includes the promotion of STEM-related... More

  17. Integrating Augmented Reality in Higher Education: A Multidisciplinary Study of Student Perceptions

    Julie A. Delello, Rochell R. McWhorter & Kerri M. Camp, The University of Texas at Tyler, United States

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 24, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 209–233

    Augmented reality (AR) is an emerging technology that blends physical objects with virtual reality. Through the integration of digital and print media, a gap between the “on and offline” worlds are... More

    pp. 209-233

  18. Introducing engineering in elementary education: A 5-year study of teachers and students

    Heidi A. Diefes‐Dux

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 5 (Sep 01, 2015) pp. 1015–1019

    Engineering, when integrated into K-12 education, may offer a number of potential student learning and future success benefits. In a 5-year study, four cohorts of elementary teachers of grades 2 to... More

    pp. 1015-1019

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  19. Assessment of Creativity in Arts and STEM Integrated Pedagogy by Pre-service Elementary Teachers

    Daniel A. Tillman, Song A. An & Rachel L. Boren, University of Texas at El Paso, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 23, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 301–327

    In education, mathematics and science are often taught in a manner that lacks opportunities for students to engage in creativity, and the arts are allotted less time with fewer resources. This... More

    pp. 301-327

  20. Aligning Technology Education Teaching with Brain Development

    Petros Katsioloudis & Johnny Moye

    Journal of STEM Education Vol. 16, No. 2 (Jul 17, 2015)

    This research paper constitutes a critical analysis study related to brain growth development and is implications for curriculum and instruction in Technology Education. Studying Epstein's brain... More