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West Virginia University
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 995–1000
This study investigated technology-using teachers' beliefs in relation to their instructional technology practices to describe how teachers' beliefs (student-centered and teacher-centered) and teachers' attitudes toward technology related to their...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) pp. 2055–2058
This paper is a report of a study conducted on an undergraduate level statistics course. The paper describes how this course used technology to facilitate teaching and learning of statistics, an unfavorable subject to most students. The paper...
(2004) pp. 1–200
This study investigated how teachers' beliefs and factors other than teachers' beliefs relate to teachers' instructional technology practices. Teachers' beliefs were identified as teacher-centered beliefs, student-centered beliefs, and attitudes...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 410–413
Action planning is fundamental for successful program implementation and evaluation. The process of writing clear, realistic plans that outline the vision and mission of a school wide change effort is a challenging endeavor. School change efforts...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 1624–1629
This study is report on the use of two metacognitive tools to help teachers understand and describe their knowledge construction process within a research methods course. Concept mapping and Vee diagramming were the two metacognitive tools teachers...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 3, No. 3 (2004)
This paper reports the current findings in literature on the impact of instructional technologies on teaching and learning environments pertaining higher education institutions. This study investigates the instructional design strategies in terms of ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 6613–6616
Asynchronous online discussions are increasingly used to supplement face-to-face course delivery mode to maximize student engagement, collaboration, and overall learning. This study was conducted to describe the relationship between student learning ...
InSTEP™ Professional Development: Building Teachers’ Capacity Through Problem-based and Technology-enhanced Instruction
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1296–1301
Over the past five years more than 10,000 K-16 teachers from West Virginia and Ohio who teach in the STEM disciplines joined in the InSTEP™ professional development program to build capacity to successfully integrate instructional technologies in...
Teaching and Learning in the Global Classroom: Strategies for Designing Thinking Curriculum and Online Collaborative Learning Projects
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1135–1138
This paper provides both theoretical underpinnings and practical examples of designing and implementing “thinking curriculum” for the “global classroom.” We argue that teaching and learning in the global classroom call for (1) thinking about the...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 41, No. 4 (2009) pp. 417–441
In a sequential mixed methods design, we sought to examine the relationship between teachers' beliefs and their instructional technology practices among technology-using teachers who worked at technology-rich schools to ultimately describe if change ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1628–1632
This report comes from the findings of a participant-oriented program evaluation for a web-supplemented educational leadership course. This course is designed to tap into crucial aspects of human organizational behavior. The participant-oriented...
Integration of Instructional Technology: A Device to Deliver Instruction or a Tool to Foster Learning
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 33, No. 4 (2006) pp. 355–365
This study reports the analysis of the entire content (approximately 135 lessons) of 27 web-based units created by pre-school through 12th grade public school teachers. The investigation was conducted to assess the extent to which participant ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1045–1052
The purpose of this study was to understand and report the instructional technologies that the Year 2001 P-12 teachers chose to integrate for the Trek 21 Project. The Trek 21 project is a PT3 grant, which aims to prepare educators to use and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 133–136
Teacher education programs are adopting electronic portfolio systems for assessing their candidates' knowledge and skills against national, state and program standards. A thorough and systematic assessment process applying an e-portfolio system...