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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 2459–2463
Using the New London Group’s (1996) pedagogy of multiliteraces and Mishra and Koehler’s (2006) TPACK framework, this descriptive qualitative research aims to describe my implementation of an elementary design workshop. I integrated my teacher...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2129–2132
This study examined how pre-service teachers enrolled in a children’s literature course constructed meaning in transaction with the various semiotic resources made available in contemporary picturebooks. The purpose was to understand how pre...
Assets, economic opportunity and toxic stress: A framework for understanding child and educational outcomes
Economics of Education Review Vol. 33, No. 1 (April 2013) pp. 154–170
A large body of evidence indicates that socioeconomic status (SES) is a strong predictor of school achievement, college graduation and child outcomes in general. Better developmental and health outcomes are strongly associated with family assets,...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1499–1502
This mixed methods research conducted with international doctorate students in a midsize university in the rocky mountain region explored students and faculty members’ experiences in a hybrid writing workshop. The purpose of this research study was...
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 32, No. 3 (2001) pp. 401–15
Suggests six characteristics of mathematical play. Analyzes the problem-solving process for the Six Circles and observations of students solving calculator and integration problems in relation to theories of play and cognitive gain. Discusses some...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 3232–3236
Group experiences, such as group projects, that promote active student engagement have been proposed as effective learning strategies. In online settings, group experiences provide distance students the unique opportunity to create a community of...
Teaching of Psychology Vol. 35, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 126–131
We examined whether students with access to a supplemental course Web site enhanced with e-mail, discussion boards, and chat room capability reacted to it more positively than students who used a Web site with the same content but no communication...
Do Children with Autism Learn To Read More Readily by Computer Assisted Instruction or Traditional Book Methods?: A Pilot Study
Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 6, No. 1 (2002) pp. 71–91
Comparison of basic reading instruction by either computer assisted instruction or traditional book methods with eight children (ages 3-5) with autism found all children spent more time on task in the computer condition and that five of the eight...
Journal of School Health Vol. 69, No. 1 (1999) pp. 9–11
Evaluated the reliability of a computerized version of the Healthy Start Knowledge Quiz for preschool children. Students completed the computerized test, and data analysis indicated that it was reliable for assessing general health-related knowledge ...
The Educational Impact of a Computer-Based Training Tutorial on Dementia in Long-Term Care for Licensed Practice Nursing Students
Gerontology & Geriatrics Education Vol. 26, No. 3 (2006) pp. 67–79
The purpose of this study was to examine whether training with a multimedia tutorial would have an impact on LPN students' knowledge of dementia care, attitudes toward dementia care, and self-efficacy ratings. A total of 38 nursing students...
Distance Education Vol. 32, No. 3 (2011) pp. 383–396
Trust between group members has been suggested as an important part of small group work in online classrooms. Developing interpersonal relationships with group members may promote a sense of trust among them; however, research shows mixed results....
Comparison of Interactive Computer-Based and Classroom Training on Human Rights Awareness in Persons with Intellectual Disabilities
Christine Y. Tardif-Williams; Frances Owen; Maurice Feldman; Donato Tarulli; Dorothy Griffiths; Carol Sales; Glenys McQueen-Fuentes; Karen Stoner
Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities Vol. 42, No. 1 (March 2007) pp. 48–58
We tested the effectiveness of an interactive, video CD-ROM in teaching persons with intellectual disabilities (ID) about their human rights. Thirty-nine participants with ID were trained using both a classroom activity-based version of the training ...
"My Baby & Me": Effects of an Early, Comprehensive Parenting Intervention on At-Risk Mothers and Their Children
Cathy L. Guttentag; Susan H. Landry; Jeffrey M. Williams; Kathleen M. Baggett; Christine W. Noria; John G. Borkowski; Paul R. Swank; Jaelyn R. Farris; April Crawford; Robin G. Lanzi; Judith J. Carta; Steven F. Warren; Sharon L. Ramey
Developmental Psychology Vol. 50, No. 5 (May 2014) pp. 1482–1496
This study examined the efficacy of a multimodule parenting intervention, "My Baby & Me," that began prenatally and continued until children reached 2.5 years of age. The intervention targeted specific parenting skills designed to...