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Integrating Instant Messenger into Online Office Hours to Enhance Synchronous Online Interaction in Teacher Education
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 33, No. 3 (2006) pp. 277–287
Modern communication technologies have modified the tradition of instructor's office hours in numerous ways. This article explores the use of Instant Messenger (IM) software in the context of "online office hours". The authors discuss strengths and...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 22, No. 1 (July 2005) pp. 71–84
The use of the Instant Messenger (IM) environment to carry out structured online class discussions in graduate teacher education courses is described. Properties of IM are delineated, and specific procedures in using IM as a vehicle for class...
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 32, No. 4 (2005)
In recent years laptop computers have become increasingly popular in educational settings; wireless connectivity is a more recent development which is only now being fully explored, and which has led to the creation of the "wireless laptop lab." In...
Effects of Learner Control and Hypermedia Preference on Cyber-students Performance in a Web-Based Learning Environment
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 11, No. 1 (2002) pp. 71–91
This study investigated whether the factor of "hypermedia preference" in a web-based learning environment (WBLE) affects students' task performance under "learner control with and without advisement" conditions. Eighty-one undergraduates at National ...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 2001, No. 1 (2001) pp. 33–44
In an age of information technologies, the preparation of teachers includes a wide variety of technological skills and knowledge. The appropriate process for doing so is a topic of spirited discussion among institutions of teacher education....
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) p. 1778
National standards have arisen in recent years to address the process of preparing teachers to incorporate technology into education in effective and appropriate ways; both pre-service and inservice teacher education now commonly include technology ...