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Orchestrating the Instruments: Integrating ICT in the Secondary Mathematics Classroom through Handheld Technology Networks
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 19, No. 2 (July 2010) pp. 277–284
This article reports on a study into the integration of ICT for students' personal use in the secondary mathematics classroom through using small software applications on handheld computing devices (graphical calculators). The handhelds were...
On-Call Vol. 11, No. 2 (1997) pp. 52–57
Examines the current status of optical technology, in particular the CD-ROM and its projected obsolescence due to DVD technology. The article focuses on the recent COBUILD release, addressing the rationale for integrating the learning of...
Journal of Technical Writing and Communication Vol. 38, No. 1 (2008) pp. 27–51
This study investigates the link between the linguistic principles of implicature and pragmatics and software documentation. When implicatures are created in conversation or text, the listener or reader is required to fill in missing information not ...
Methodology for Cost-Benefit Analysis of Web-Based Tele-Learning: Case Study of the Bell Online Institute
American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (1999) pp. 24–44
Discusses the need for educators, trainers, and business people to be able to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of Web-based training in order to make informed decisions about the appropriateness of this training method for their organization....
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 6 (Nov 01, 2015) pp. 1201–1213
In science education, laboratory practicals are frequently assessed through submission of a report. A large increase in student numbers necessitated us adapting a traditional practical report into an online test with automated marking. The...
On the outside Teaching in: Using Internet Video-Conferencing to Instruct an Introductory Sociology Course from a Remote Location
Teaching Sociology Vol. 36, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 331–343
This study uses a quasi-experiment to evaluate the effectiveness of Internet videoconferencing technology. The instructor used a laptop, webcam, high-speed DSL connection, and Polycom[TM] Viewstation to teach a course unit of introductory sociology...
Journal of Geography in Higher Education Vol. 29, No. 1 (March 2005) pp. 91–100
The results of an informal survey to uncover the diversity of existing programmes in GIScience are presented. The survey was an activity of the Distance Education Working Group within the Education Committee of the University Consortium for...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 2966–2972
The purpose of this presentaion is to describe and present quanitative and qualitative data on how the Polycom ViewStation 128 desktop videoconferencing system is used as a tool for supporting educators preparing to be Educational diagnosticians at...
Augmented Reality as a Navigation Tool to Employment Opportunities for Postsecondary Education Students with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 47, No. 3 (2015) pp. 157–172
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of location-based augmented reality navigation compared to Google Maps and paper maps as navigation aids for students with disabilities. The participants in this single subject study were three...
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 39, No. 1 (2014) pp. 126–141
The Visitors and Residents model of internet use suggests a continuum of modes of engagement with the online world, ranging from tool use to social spaces. In this paper, we examine evidence derived from a large cohort of students to assess whether...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4942–4943
This presentation will describe and present quanitative and qualitative data on how a desktop videoconferencing system is used to provide effective and efficient feedback to educators seeking special education certification and taking field-based...
Topics: Distance Education
Use of Self-Modeling Static-Picture Prompts via a Handheld Computer to Facilitate Self-Monitoring in the General Education Classroom
Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities Vol. 45, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 136–149
This study was designed to evaluate the effects of a combined self-monitoring and static self-model prompts procedure on the academic engagement of three students with autism served in general education classrooms. The percentage of intervals...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 771–778
Moving from a paper-based subject evaluation system to an on-line system is fraught with peril. The findings at MIT are that the business and cultural issues outweigh the technical and that the key requirement is the need to balance policy,...
Podcasts on Mobile Devices as a Read-Aloud Testing Accommodation in Middle School Science Assessment
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 25, No. 2 (2016) pp. 263–273
The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of a digitized podcast to deliver read-aloud testing accommodations on mobile devices to students with disabilities and reading difficulties. The total sample for this study included 47 middle...
Jennifer J. Vogel; David S. Vogel; Jan Cannon-Bowers; Clint A. Bowers; Kathryn Muse; Michelle Wright
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 34, No. 3 (2006) pp. 229–243
Substantial disagreement exists in the literature regarding which educational technology results in the highest cognitive gain for learners. In an attempt to resolve this dispute, we conducted a meta-analysis to decipher which teaching method, games ...
Journal of College Science Teaching Vol. 43, No. 2 (November 2013) pp. 44–53
Web-based collaborative annotation tools can facilitate communication among students and their instructors through online reading and communication. Collaborative reading fosters peer interaction and is an innovative way to facilitate discussion and ...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 7, No. 3 (2004) pp. 61–72
This paper reports the results of a study into the conditions that facilitate the implementation of instructional innovations. One hundred seventy-nine participants completed an online instrument designed to determine the relative importance of...
Augmented Reality for Teaching Science Vocabulary to Postsecondary Education Students with Intellectual Disabilities and Autism
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 48, No. 1 (2016) pp. 38–56
The purpose of this study was to examine the use of an emerging technology called augmented reality to teach science vocabulary words to college students with intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorders. One student with autism and three...