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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4030–4036
The purpose of the study is to investigate how teaching visual design principles to pre-service teachers in educational technology classes influences their perception and analysis of visual materials. In addition, the relationship between pre...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3472–3474
In response to school-needs and state-requirements, the University of Northern Colorado's PT3 grant redesigned the two one-credit requisite educational technology courses for the undergraduate teacher preparation programs. The first course redesign...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3469–3471
This study describes the results of an Attitude Toward Computer Use Survey (ATCUS). More than 1,000 pre-service teachers completed the survey as part of the University of Northern Colorado's Preparing for Tomorrow's Teacher to Use Technology (PT3)...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1298–1300
The use of interactive whiteboards has been more and more ubiquitous in K-12 schools. To equip pre-service teachers with the knowledge and skills of interactive whiteboards, it is important to offer them the opportunity to learn and use interactive...
An Overview of Technology Integration Experiences among Faculty Fellows at the University of Northern Colorado
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3240–3242
The Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) project team at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) has worked with 42 faculty fellows over the past three years in order to help them model technology integration in their classrooms....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1861–1865
Advancements in technology and multimedia have brought us many new and improved technical products. Therefore, teaching strategies must incorporate technological advancements to accommodate the various learning needs. The purpose of this study was...
Exploring Web 2.0: Pre-service Teachers’ Top Selections and Ideas for Integrating Web 2.0 into Teaching and Learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 1063–1067
With the rapid development of the Internet technology, yesterday’s “read-only” Web 1.0 has been promoted to the second generation that users can do more than just reading information on the web. Web 2.0 technologies allow “read and write” activities ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 984–986
The rapid growth of the Internet technologies has brought convenience and diversity to e-learning. Blackboard learning system has been a dominant tool for course management. However, Wikis have become a more popular tool for instructors concerning e-...
Using Game-Based Learning to Enhance Learning Achievement and Motivation in an Undergraduate “English for Educational Technology” Course—A Preliminary Study
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 2697–2699
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of incorporating game-based learning into an undergraduate “English for Educational Technology” course. Learning achievement was investigated using pre- and posttests. Learning motivation was...
Incorporating WebQuest into Geography Thematic Integrated Instruction to Enhance Students’ Problem-Solving Ability
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 23–26
Thematic integrated instruction enables teachers to deliver instructions in an integrated manner in order to exercise students’ critical thinking skills. WebQuest is an inquiry-based learning activity that emphasizes on the use of information...
The influence of the instruction of visual design principles on improving pre-service teachers’ visual literacy
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 244–252
This study investigated whether the instruction of visual design principles had an influence on pre-service teachers’ perception and analysis (interpretation) of visual materials. In addition, the relationships between pre-service teachers’ visual...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 56, No. 3 (June 2008) pp. 365–377
This qualitative case study was an examination of a team-based faculty/mentor-led International Doctoral Student Support Group (IDSSG) designed specifically around issues in preparing and mentoring international doctoral students for careers in...