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Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 12, No. 2 (1995) pp. 109–34
Examines the knowledge construction processes of novice programmers using parentheses and quotes in hypermedia; identifies characteristics of successful and unsuccessful students working off- and on-line. The strategies of perceptual matching and...
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 12, No. 1 (2003) pp. 91–142
Investigates ways of prompting middle school science students to reflection. Contrasts two types of reflection prompts, generic prompts and directed prompts. Discusses the relationship between reflection types and student understanding of a science...
The Metamorphosed Text: A Multimedia Approach to Theodor Fontane's "Mathilde Mohring" in Text and Film
Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German Vol. 28, No. 2 (1995) pp. 132–45
Outlines the rationale for a multimedia application of the novel "Mathilde Mohring" and describes the structure of a multimedia program and the functions of its individual components, which includes a segment on the different editions of the novel,...
Academe Vol. 89, No. 1 (2003) pp. 19–22
Describes how the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation's National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education uses the Web to connect faculty and students across national and international boundaries. (EV)
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 614–618
There has been an increase in emphasis for using various technologies in classroom Whether the reason is giving students access to interactive learning environments, or promoting a more technological literate society, K-12 classroom implementation...
EDUCAUSE Review Vol. 46, No. 2 (2011) pp. 40–42
Mobile use of the Internet is on target to surpass fixed use by 2014. Three-fourths of all college/university students have purchased or intend to purchase an Internet-enabled handheld device within the next year. The smartphone market is changing...
Technology Transfer: In What Ways Do Preservice Teachers Transfer Knowledge and Skills from a Course in Technology Integration to a Course in Literacy?
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3215–3218
During the summer of 2008, preservice teachers who had completed a course in technology integration were enrolled in a literacy course. In the literacy course, they were each required to assess and tutor a child one-to-one. They wrote lesson plans...
Science Scope Vol. 25, No. 5 (2002) pp. 32–37
Introduces the All The News critique project in which students use the Internet to critique the information they view and develop an understanding of why some information may not be credible, scientifically valid, or methodologically sound. Includes ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) p. 1319
The purpose of this paper is to discuss, from a psychological perspective, ways in which several preservice teachers became invested in electronic innovation. We describe how supplemental discussion forums were used in preservice education courses...
Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 12, No. 2 (1996) pp. 225–43
Examines the perception of flaming (hostile verbal behavior) in electronic mail by exploring, in the context of five escalating levels of socioemotional intensity, the effects of pictographs (typographic symbols used to express emotion) and quoting. ...
Journal of Information Systems Education Vol. 19, No. 3 (2008) pp. 281–290
This is the third in a series of three papers about online pedagogy and educational practice as part of the JISE "Online Education Forum." This paper deals with the question: "What approaches help assure a quality online educational experience?"...
Chemical Engineering Education (CEE) Vol. 25, No. 1 (1991) pp. 10–15
Described is a membrane experiment that provides students with experience in fundamental engineering skills such as mass balances, modeling, and using the computer as a research tool. Included are the experimental design, theory, method of solution, ...
Journal of Information Systems Education Vol. 19, No. 1 (2008) pp. 11–16
This is the first in a series of three papers about online pedagogy and educational practice as part of the JISE "Online Education Forum." This paper deals with the question: "Why is the shift toward online education happening?" This is a complex...
Educational Technology Vol. 14, No. 9 (1974) pp. 27–28
Labor union concerns about career education. (HB)
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1306–1307
The focus of this study was to attempt to integrate technology into the study of Human Learning and Development. Data were collected across three semesters and at three separate university settings. The purpose of this paper is to describe attempts...
Journal of Information Systems Education Vol. 19, No. 2 (2008) pp. 157–164
This is the second in a series of three papers about online pedagogy and educational practice as part of the JISE "Online Education Forum." This paper deals with the question: "How is teaching online different from conventional teaching?" By...
Fostering Second Graders' Scientific Explanations: A Beginning Elementary Teacher's Knowledge, Beliefs, and Practice
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 381–414
Teaching science as explanation is fundamental to reform efforts but is challenging for teachers--especially new elementary teachers, for whom the complexities of teaching are compounded by high demands and little classroom experience. Despite these ...
Assessment for Effective Intervention Vol. 26, No. 3 (2001) pp. 15–34
This article describes development of a computer-based alternate assessment system, designed for students with moderate disabilities, which integrates what is known about effective feedback in classroom assessment with requirements for system...
College and Research Libraries Vol. 47, No. 5 (1986) pp. 495–99
Describes an automated storage/retrieval system which is integrated with an online catalog and circulation system at California State University--Northridge as a practical solution to the problems of expanding collections and escalating construction ...
Preservice Teachers in the Public School Classroom: What do they see and what do they do with technology?
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 3672–3675
Students majoring in K-12 education at a university located in the north Texas area are required to take a course in technology integration as part of their degree requirement. The instructor for this course has had several opportunities to...
Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 17, No. 3 (2001) pp. 249–68
Describes a study of university students that investigated the effects of a variable unique to Internet-based learning, namely download delay of instructional materials. Discusses a simulated online teaching tool that measured the effects of...
E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 9, No. 3 (2012) pp. 273–283
During the 2010-11 academic year, the Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia, worked with professors at universities across the United States who were interested in using Wikipedia as a teaching tool in their...
Comparison of Student Outcomes and Preferences in a Traditional vs. World Wide Web-based Baccalaureate Nursing Research Course
Journal of Nursing Education Vol. 39, No. 4 (2000) pp. 149–54
Comparison of 48 nursing students in a traditional research course and 18 taking the course on the Web showed no differences in learning outcomes. Reasons for preferring the classroom were increased interaction, decreased potential for...
The Relationship between Ethical Decision Making and Ethical Reasoning in Information Technology Students
Journal of Information Systems Education Vol. 18, No. 2 (2007) pp. 193–202
This study examined undergraduate information technology (IT) students' (N = 122) level of ethical reasoning and decision making at a Midwestern university. The purpose was to determine whether IT students' level of ethical reasoning provided...
Journal of Library & Information Services In Distance Learning Vol. 7, No. 1 (2013) pp. 93–97
This paper covers material presented at the 15th Annual Off-Campus conference (formerly known as the Off Campus Library Services Conference) in Memphis, Tennessee. During the course of this presentation, participants learned how both chat and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 2138–2142
In the summer semesters of 2008 and 2009, one of the authors taught four literacy assessment courses. As a course requirement, each university student worked with a child to assess their literacy skills and provide tutoring in areas of relative...
Taking It to the Field: The Authentic Integration of Mathematics and Technology in Inquiry-Based Science Instruction
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 20, No. 1 (2001) pp. 99–112
Students' understandings of science are greatly enhanced by exposure to real-world phenomena in field-based settings. Field-based learning provides students with opportunities for using inquiry to formulate questions about the nature of what they...
Educational Research Review Vol. 6, No. 1 (2011) pp. 1–26
This article reviews research on the achievement outcomes of alternative approaches for struggling readers ages 5–10 (US grades K-5): One-to-one tutoring, small-group tutorials, classroom instructional process approaches, and computer-assisted...
Pre-Service Teachers' Knowledge for Teaching Algebra for Equity in the Middle Grades: A Preliminary Report
Journal of Negro Education Vol. 80, No. 3 (2011) pp. 266–283
This article presents our plans and initial work to explore how mathematics teacher education programs can prepare teachers for diverse middle grades classrooms. It describes the start-up of a five-year National Science Foundation project to design, ...
Scaffolding Novice Instructional Designers' Problem-Solving Processes Using Question Prompts in a Web-Based Learning Environment
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 33, No. 2 (2005) pp. 219–248
The present study investigated the effects of question prompts in scaffolding novice instructional designers solving ill-structured, instructional design problems in a Web-based learning environment. The effects of question prompts were studied...
NMC Horizon Report > 2017 Higher Education Edition at a Glance (2017) pp. 1–60
The NMC Horizon Report: 2017 Higher Education Edition was produced by the NMC in collaboration with the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI). The internationally recognized NMC Horizon Report series and regional NMC Technology Outlook series are part...
Jenifer R. Wisdom; Nathan A. White; Kimberley A. Goldsmith; Sarann Bielavitz; Charles E. Davis; Charles Drum
Community College Review Vol. 33, No. 3 (2006) pp. 19–37
A needs assessment determined Oregon community college staff knowledge of (a) accessible information technology (IT) guidelines, (b) IT-related disability laws, (c) legal obligations regarding Web accessibility, and (d) perceived level of current...
The Use and Effectiveness of a Web-Based Instructional Supplement in a College Student Success Program
Journal of College Student Development Vol. 43, No. 5 (2002) pp. 751–57
Study examines the effectiveness of CyberClass, a web-based platform used as an instruction supplement for a student success program. Results suggest that CyberClass is a useful supplement to classroom instruction and may be worth employing to...
An Examination of Exposure Control and Content Balancing Restrictions on Item Selection in CATs Using the Partial Credit Model
Journal of Applied Measurement Vol. 4, No. 1 (2003) pp. 24–42
Examined the effectiveness of the Sympson-Hetter technique and rotated content balancing relative to no exposure control and no content rotation conditions in a computerized adaptive testing system based on the partial credit model. Simulation...
The Impact of Rich Media Presentations on a Distributed Learning Environment: Engagement and Satisfaction of Undergraduate Students
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 11, No. 1 (2010) pp. 53–58
The digital revolution has ushered in a generation shaped by the integration of emerging communication technology into everyday life, including today's traditional-aged college students. While research on how this generation utilizes technology is...
Research in Science Education Vol. 32, No. 4 (2002) pp. 567–89
Evaluates the scaffold designed as a dynamic modeling software tool called Model-It in terms of its ability to support learners' use of modeling practices. Discusses the continued empirical validation of types and instances of tool scaffolds. ...
S. Adams Becker; M Cummins; A Davis; A Freeman; C Giesinger Hall; V Ananthanarayanan; K Langley; N Wolfson
The NMC Horizon Report: 2017 Library Edition (2017) pp. 1–54
The research behind the NMC Horizon Report: 2017 Library Edition is a collaboration between The New Media Consortium (NMC), University of Applied Sciences (HTW) Chur, Technische Informationsbibliothek (TIB), and ETH Library. Their critical...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 8, No. 4 (1999) pp. 273–81
Presents a model for using the Internet to teach high school students about plasma physics and fusion energy. (Author/CCM)
AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice Vol. 9, No. 3 (2012) pp. 18–31
How can institutions of higher education, local education agencies, and departments of education partner to build capacity for 21st-Century school leadership? The model (IMPACT V) we describe utilizes a systems-wide partnership approach to cultivate ...
Establishing an electronic collaborative learning environment in a university consortium: The CIRCLE project
Computers & Education Vol. 25, No. 4 (1995) pp. 215–225
The Consortium Interactive Research on Collaborative Learning Environments (or CIRCLE) project, was designed to examine (a) how the distance among remote universities can be bridged electronically; and (b) how this bridge can be used to develop...
S. Adams Becker; M. Cummins; A. Davis; A. Freeman; C. Hall Giesinger; V. Ananthanarayanan; K. Langley; N. Wolfson
What is on the five-year horizon for academic and research libraries? Which trends and technology developments will drive transformation? What are the critical challenges and how can we strategize solutions? These questions regarding technology...
Keith A. Campbell; Diane S. Rohlman; Daniel Storzbach; Laurence M. Binder; W Kent Anger; Craig A. Kovera; Kelly L. Davis; Sandra J. Grossman
Assessment Vol. 6, No. 1 (1999) pp. 21–32
Administered 12 psychological and 7 neurobehavioral performance tests twice to nonclinical normative samples of 30 adults (computer format only) and 30 adults (computer and conventional administration) with one week between administrations. Results...
Chris Quintana; Brian J. Reiser; Elizabeth A. Davis; Joseph Krajcik; Eric Fretz; Ravit Golan Duncan; Eleni Kyza; Daniel Edelson; Elliot Soloway
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 13, No. 3 (2004) pp. 337–386
The notion of scaffolding learners to help them succeed in solving problems otherwise too difficult for them is an important idea that has extended into the design of scaffolded software tools for learners. However, although there is a growing body...
Using iPods[R] and iPads[R] in Teaching Programs for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities: A Systematic Review
Debora M. Kagohara; Larah van der Meer; Sathiyaprakash Ramdoss; Mark F. O'Reilly; Giulio E. Lancioni; Tonya N. Davis; Mandy Rispoli; Russell Lang; Peter B. Marschik; Dean Sutherland; Vanessa A. Green; Jeff Sigafoos
Research in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 34, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 147–156
We conducted a systematic review of studies that involved iPods[R], iPads[R], and related devices (e.g., iPhones[R]) in teaching programs for individuals with developmental disabilities. The search yielded 15 studies covering five domains: (a)...