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Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 635–645
This study examines the relationship between personal knowledge management competency of pre-service teachers and their perception on knowledge acquisition. A self development questionnaire was developed to collect data from a cross sectional survey....
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1138–1152
This paper aims to explore the mechanism of Learning Study in enhancing teacher learning by adopting communities of practice as the analytical framework. Learning Study is a school improvement project which aims to improve the quality of student...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 45, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 128–136
This study aims to explore the relationships among teachers' attitudes, intentions, and practices regarding formative assessment under the framework of the Theory of Planned Behaviour. A total of 450 teachers from 10 primary schools were surveyed....
Podcasting for Educational Purposes – Preliminary Investigation of the Gap between the ‘Have’ and the ‘Have-not’
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 324–332
Podcast has been introduced to tertiary education for teaching and learning purposes relatively recently but it has achieved widespread attention in many universities. There are reports that teachers, students or even the general public have adopted ...
Changes in Student Mobile Learning Readiness – Comparison of Survey Data Collected Over a Nine-month Period
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 180–189
Mobile learning has huge potential benefits to students’ learning and one day mobile learning is likely to become a natural way for anybody to learn. We are, however, less sure how students are ready for the strategies right now and how fast they...
Computers & Education Vol. 111, No. 1 (August 2017) pp. 60–73
The purpose of this study is to explore some of the ways in which gameplay data can be analyzed to yield results that feed back into the learning ecosystem. There is a solid research base showing the positive impact that games can have on learning,...
Xueli Zou; Eric Dietz; Trevor McGuire; Louise Fox; Tiara Norris; Brendan Diamond; Ricardo Chavez; Stephen Cheng
Physics Teacher Vol. 46, No. 6 (September 2008) pp. 365–368
Since Robert Millikan discovered the quantization of electric charge and measured its fundamental value over 90 years ago, his oil-drop experiment has become essential in physics laboratory classes at both the high school and college level. As...
International Journal of Online Pedagogy and Course Design Vol. 1, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 73–85
This study examines the life stories of Hakka mothers by a systematic approach in a classroom. In order to grasp a vivid portrait of the so-called “Hakka Mother”, a series of courses that allow every student to revisit the life stories of mothers...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3472–3474
In response to school-needs and state-requirements, the University of Northern Colorado's PT3 grant redesigned the two one-credit requisite educational technology courses for the undergraduate teacher preparation programs. The first course redesign...
An Overview of Technology Integration Experiences among Faculty Fellows at the University of Northern Colorado
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3240–3242
The Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) project team at the University of Northern Colorado (UNC) has worked with 42 faculty fellows over the past three years in order to help them model technology integration in their classrooms....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3469–3471
This study describes the results of an Attitude Toward Computer Use Survey (ATCUS). More than 1,000 pre-service teachers completed the survey as part of the University of Northern Colorado's Preparing for Tomorrow's Teacher to Use Technology (PT3)...
Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 51, No. 4 (2014) pp. 366–377
This study investigates how Internet self-efficacy helps students to transform motivation into learning action, and its influence on learning performance. In this study, the effects of Internet self-efficacy on motivation and the learning...