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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 1398–1406
Online discussions (i.e., online discourse) are common components in distance education courses. Online discussions serve to bridge a gap in student interaction that might be compromised due to the isolation of distance education and serve to...
Topics: Instructional Design
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 2069–2079
The enculturation of the iGeneration and technology far exceeds adult experiences. Early childhood teachers are faced with many obstacles when it comes to incorporating technology as a teaching tool or learning activity (Peach, Bell, and Spatariu,...
Journal on School Educational Technology Vol. 6, No. 1 (2010) pp. 24–38
Although there is a push in education to increase the amount of technologies used in the classroom much of the recent literature emphasizes a need to investigate ways to improve the instructional methods used when incorporating technology in...
Parents of Children with Disabilities Benefit from the Internet for Development, Learning and Connecting
Journal on School Educational Technology Vol. 6, No. 4 (2011) pp. 7–25
Good Parenting! What it means and being prepared to do it is highly ambiguous in nature. Most parents-to-be want to be good parents and readily believe they are prepared to be good parents. That is until the baby arrives. With every birth comes an...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 2106–2116
In order to evaluate quality of online discourse when using either coursed-based online discussion tools (e.g., discussion boards, chat) or similar tools ancillary to the course (e.g., wikis, skype, mobile device applications) different frameworks...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 3719–3721
The paper addresses different aspects of technology use with young children that we need to be aware of in order to design meaningful learning environments. These include, but are not limited to, evaluation, curriculum alignment, and teacher roles....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 3713–3715
The paper presents different types of technology used by children at home and outside the home environment. Children are exposed to technology in the home from the time they are born. Children are also exposed to technology in many areas outside of...
An Emic and Etic Grounded Theory Analysis: Preservice Teacher’s Affect and Disposition on the Use of Technology as a Teaching Tool
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1290–1297
Technology for instructional use in the classroom continues to be limited in the 21st century despite how much technology dominates our society and our lives. This research explores the link between emotion and cognition and how it may contribute...
Developmentally Appropriate Technology Practice: Exploring Myths and Perceptions of Early Childhood and Instructional Technology Professionals
Journal on School Educational Technology Vol. 6, No. 3 (2011) pp. 35–48
The integration of technology in early childhood classrooms has become a controversial issue among professionals in this field. One issue which may influence technology in these classrooms may be perceptions of what is developmentally appropriate...
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 2, No. 4 (December 2007) pp. 479–500
We examine the effect of online Argumentation Vee Diagrams (AVDs) on the quality of students' argumentation during asynchronous, online discussions. With AVDs, students develop arguments on both sides of a controversial issue and then develop an...