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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3031–3034
Teachers that are boring when they don't use technology will still be boring when they integrate technology into their teaching. Fortunately there are some "rules of engagement" which can be counted on to increase student engagement and to heighten...
The First Three Years of Blackboard At Eastern Washington University: Valuable Lessons from a Highly Successful Project
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 895–901
This paper describes Eastern Washington University's (EWU) first three years (Fall 1999 through Fall 2002) of use of the "Blackboard" course management software. This paper examines: (a) some of the implementation decisions which successfully...
History Teacher Vol. 46, No. 3 (May 2013) pp. 455–464
Most people are familiar with television quiz shows that use such technologies as Audience Response Systems (ARS) and keypads known as "clickers." A similar technology has been available for teachers. Inserting questions into a PowerPoint...
Assessment of the impact of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Teacher Leadership Project (TLP) as reported by TLP Graduates, their Principals and teaching peers.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1998–2002
The Teacher Leadership Project (TLP) is a technology infusion effort funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The TLP provides K-12 teacher participants with technology infusion training and grant funding for technology purchases for...
Infusing Technology in K-12 Classrooms: A Study of One Method Used to Evaluate the Impact of a Teacher-Focused Technology Integration Program
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2296–2301
This paper describes one method used to evaluate a program designed to prepare teachers to integrate technology into the classroom so that children will become capable and confident users of technology. The method observed involved in-depth training ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 2390–2403
This paper examines the ability of developmental mathematics students to predict their performance on an exam. 51 college students in two different developmental mathematics courses (Introductory Algebra and Intermediate Algebra) voluntarily...
Examining the technical adequacy of curriculum-based measurement progress monitoring in early numeracy using handheld technology
(2011) pp. 1–133
The purpose of this study was to examine the use of six early numeracy measures to monitor the mathematics progress of kindergarten and first grade students across 13 weeks. Seventy one kindergarteners were administered oral counting, number...
Remediating the professional@classroom: The new rhetoric of teaching and learning (2006) pp. 1–250
The incarnation of many Internet-based courses is informed by traditional notions of classroom instruction, in which course/content management systems (CMSs) like WebCT and Blackboard are used to reproduce actions undertaken in brick-and-mortar...
Infusing technology in K–12 classroooms: A study of one method used to prepare teachers to integrate information technologies into their teaching
Infusing technology in K–12 classroooms: A study of<p>one method used to prepare teachers to integrate information@technologies<p>into their teaching (2000) pp. 1–166
The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to conduct research on one method used to prepare teachers to integrate technology into their teaching so that children will become capable and confident users of technology. Technology is being...
Educause Quarterly Vol. 25, No. 3 (2002) pp. 52–57
Identifies the main issues confronting academic institutions in developing a structured plan for acquisition and replacement of information technology hardware assets, and recommends steps for developing such a plan. (EV)
Running a Course Management System -- Smooth Sailing or Shipwreck? An Active, Fun and Engaging Panel Conversation
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 481–482
Are you new to course management systems administration and support? Experienced but seeking a quieter, less hectic course management reality? Considering a new course management system rollout? Attend this session and discuss the good, the bad...
Annual Meeting of the National Rural Education Association 2000 (October 2000)
The digital divide remains a formidable issue in rural areas where the only broadband access to the Internet may be at public schools or city governments. As the only locations in rural areas with adequate technological resources, schools, libraries,...
Journal of Computing in Childhood Education Vol. 3, No. 3 (1992) pp. 303–22
An experimental group of fourth and fifth graders received training in Logo computer programming. This group and a control group that did not receive training completed a posttest that involved drawing of designs. No differences were found in...
Educational and Psychological Measurement Vol. 52, No. 4 (1992) pp. 891–93
A FORTRAN program is described that aids in construction of screening tests by performing a type of Receiver Operating Characteristic analysis as well as calculating measures such as sensitivity and specificity. CUTOFF could be applied in any...
Researching Community History Using the Library of Congress Site and Local Resources: A School and University Collaboration
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 2722–2727
During the 2011-2012 academic school year, a junior high school and university partnership was initiated to create a local history research project. Through a grant, teachers and professors collaborated to identify information and design the...
Topics: social studies education
The Prosthaphaeretic Slide Rule: A Mechanical Multiplication Device Based on Trigonometic Identities
Mathematics and Computer Education Vol. 38, No. 1 (2004) pp. 37–43
The typical precalculus book contains the obscure trigonometric identities known as the product-to-sum formulas. They usually get short treatment (or none) in a precalculus course because they are so rarely used. This is unfortunate since they have...
Estimating Reading Growth Attributable to Accelerated Reader at One American School in the Caribbean
Reading Psychology Vol. 35, No. 6 (2014) pp. 529–547
This article provides a statistical analysis of the reading gains observed at one American school in the Caribbean that was using Accelerated Reader. It provides an estimate of the number of hours students needed to read to advance their reading...
Application of Online Learning with Library of Congress Digital Primary Sources: Creating a Museum Curator Project
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 12–16
The Museum Curators? Project was created by school and university educators in a midwestern state. As part of the Teaching with Primary Sources project, the faculty chose to work with a high interest topic that connected to their required...
Topics: Content Development
BloodSafe e-Learning: a Case Study of the Development of an Evaluation Strategy for Institutional Application
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 832–842
This paper investigates effective and practical strategies for assessment of e-learning programs using an experimental case study developed for a national blood transfusion safety and quality improvement program. The Australian ‘BloodSafe e-Learning ...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 857–858
Learning State is a lesson editor that creates a control file in XML so that a designer can not only sequence lesson content but also determine how a student should engage the content. Further because of its inherent structure of XML, lesson...
Using E-portfolios to Document Teacher Candidate Experiences with Integrating Technology During Field Placements: A Validation Study
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 161–163
Abstract: This paper focuses on phase two of the project, whereby the researchers are now interested in validating the experiences teacher candidates had with integrating technology into their field placements and whether or not those experiences...
Family Relations Vol. 60, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 150–162
In this study, we address the communication technologies individuals within romantic relationships are using to communicate with one another, the frequency of use, and the association between the use of these technologies and couple's positive and...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 2, No. 3 (2001) pp. 247–54
Explores effectiveness of a distance education program for physicians, and what progressive administrators can do to remove the traditional obstacles to such a program. Discusses effects of global change and technology on the economy; University of...
James H. Cross; T Dean Hendrix; David A. Umphress; Larry A. Barowski; Jhilmil Jain; Lacey N. Montgomery
ACM Transactions on Computing Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (June 2009)
jGRASP has three integrated approaches for interacting with its dynamic viewers for data structures: debugger, workbench, and text-based interactions that allow individual Java statements and expressions to be executed/evaluated. These approaches...
Charles W. Dean; Ken Frazier; Nolan F. Pope; Peter C. Gorman; Sue Dentinger; Jeanne Boston; Hugh Phillips; Steven C. Daggett; Mitch Lundquist; Mark McClung; Curran Riley; Craig Allan; David Waugh
Library Hi Tech Vol. 16, No. 3 (1998) pp. 66–160
This special theme section describes the University of Wisconsin-Madison's experience building its Electronic Library. Highlights include integrating resources and services; the administrative framework; the public electronic library, including...