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Georgia State University
The effects of learning style and teaching methodology on achievement in an introductory database unit
The effects of learning style and teaching methodology on achievement in an introductory@database@unit (2001) pp. 1–106
The purposes of this study were to determine (a) if the type of teaching method (guided practice vs. independent practice) significantly effected students achievement in an introductory database unit of a microcomputer applications course, (b) if a...
A computer-oriented, classroom-based research project was conducted at Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, Virginia, to explore the ways in which students in a composition and literature class might use a local area network (LAN) as a...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 38, No. 2 (1990) pp. 5–18
Explains the use of learning-hierarchy analysis in inferring hierarchical structures in expert performance, gives an example of a modified learning-hierarchy analysis of expert performance in teacher planning, and recommends that advice-strategies...
Cultural diversity is basically a foreign term to me: the challenges of diversity for preservice teacher education
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 16, No. 1 pp. 33–45
While student populations grow more diverse, the preservice teacher population is becoming more homogeneous, primarily White and middle-class. One challenge for teacher preparation programs arising from the mismatch of teacher and student cultures...
Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation Vol. 6, No. 10 (1999)
Describes work in progress at SRI International in the Performance Assessment Links in Science (PALS) project, which is developing an online, standards-based, interactive resource bank of science performance assessments. Coupled with the development ...
Use of Digital Fabrication to Incorporate Engineering Design Principles in Elementary Mathematics Education
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (June 2010) pp. 167–172
Two technology association—SITE and ITEEA—and two mathematics education associations—AMTE and NCTM—recently began a joint exploration of methods for identifying natural connections between mathematics and engineering design in the elementary...
A Model for Collaborative Relationships Between Instructional Technology and Teacher Education Programs
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 1, No. 3 (2001) pp. 395–411
Public and government agencies in the United States are calling for increased accountability in all aspects of K-12 education and teacher preparation, demanding standards of performance and allocating funding to assist students and teachers to meet...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 3 (September 2015) pp. 255–264
Although we would agree that the components of STEM do not need to be taught all together, all the time, authentic exemplary integrated STEM curricula are difficult to find. When educators refer to integrated STEM teaching and learning, they often...
NEST 2014: Views from the Trainees--Talking about What Matters in Efforts to Diversify the STEM Workforce
CBE - Life Sciences Education Vol. 13, No. 4 (December 2014) pp. 587–592
This paper provides an overview of the "NEST 2014" retreat. The Northeast Scientific Training (NEST) Programs retreat was established with three purposes in mind: (1) to provide underrepresented minority member (URM) trainees with "a...
Jennifer Rowley; Kathryn Ray; Debbie Proud; Linda Banwell; Sian Spink; Rhian Thomas; Christine Urquhart
Journal of Further and Higher Education Vol. 28, No. 3 (Aug 01, 2004) pp. 235–246
Within the Third Annual Cycle of the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) User Behaviour Monitoring and Evaluation Framework, six small-scale action research interventions were undertaken in further education (FE) institutions. The aims of...
Wilhelmina Savenye; Christine Ziobrowski; James Middleton; Thomas Brush; Patricia Horn; Michael Blocher; John Chadwick; Oksuz Cumali
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2520–2522
As part of a PT3 grant to improve teacher preparation for technology integration, we are developing a rich database of "best practices" lessons delivered in a digital video database. Preservice teachers can view full lessons of exemplary teachers...
Do students learn better when seated close to the teacher? A virtual classroom study considering individual levels of inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity
Friederike Blume; Richard Göllner; Korbinian Moeller; Thomas Dresler; Ann-Christine Ehlis; Caterina Gawrilow
Learning and Instruction Vol. 61, No. 1 (June 2019) pp. 138–147
This study investigated whether students in grades 5 and 6 learned better when seated proximally to the teacher during a virtual classroom math lesson, taking individual levels of inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity (i.e., ADHD symptoms) into...
Andrea C. Burrows; Joe Garofalo; Steven Barbato; Rhonda Christensen; Michael Grant; - Kinshuk; Jennifer Parrish; Christine Thomas; Tandra Tyler-Wood
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 4 (December 2017) pp. 478–482
uring this National Technology Leadership Summit (NTLS; see ntls.info), concurrent “strand” deliberations took place over 2 days. One of those strands was entitled American Innovations in the Content Areas: STEM, and the discussion within that...