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Rewards and Challenges of Authoring Videos: Pre-Service Teachers’ Experiences in a Course for Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 3811–3815
I report the findings of a study conducted with 106 pre-service teachers (PST) who authored videos on key topics related to effectively working with culturally and linguistically diverse learners in the classroom. Survey data collected over the...
What can be Learned from Latino Children’s Use of Computer-Based, Drill-and-Kill Practice in School?
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 3674–3676
This paper shows the ways in which computer-based, drill-and-kill practice provided short- and possibly long-term benefits to Latino children who were using it as part of their weekly computer instruction. Findings suggest that, while some may...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2010 (Oct 18, 2010) pp. 2331–2337
The study explored how an interactive whiteboard was used in a graduate level English as a Second Language (ESL) Oral Presentation Skills course in a Midwestern US university. The study aimed to shed light on the opportunities or affordances that...
Learning from Our Mistakes: What Matters When Incorporating Blogging in the Content Area Literacy Classroom
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 55, No. 4 (2012) pp. 326–335
This manuscript explores the inclusion of blogging as a pedagogical tool with preservice secondary teachers from a variety of content areas. The authors focus on data collected over two and a half years with preservice teachers in the content...
Distance Education Vol. 31, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 315–335
Our universities are becoming increasingly diverse at the same time as online asynchronous discussions (OADs) are emerging as the most important forum for computer mediated communication (CMC) in distance education. But there is shortage of studies...