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Development of An Innovative Interactive Virtual Classroom System for K-12 Education Using Google App Engine
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 32, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 195–217
"** Invited as a paper from SITE 2012 **" This paper presents a Simulation-based interactive Virtual ClassRoom web system (SVCR: www.vclasie.com) powered by the state-of-the-art cloud computing technology from Google SVCR integrates popular free...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 2171–2176
This paper presents a Simulation-based Virtual ClassRoom web system (SVCR), which integrates popular open-source simulations developed for K-12 education and enables customizable lesson development enhanced with account management for convenient...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 698–705
This paper presents an improved version of simulation-based interactive virtual classroom web system (SVCR), which integrates popular free open-source math, science and engineering simulations and provides functions such as enhanced user access...
Ethical and Educational Justification for Computer-Based Instructions: A Case of Simulations in Science Teaching
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 33, No. 4 (2006) pp. 405–414
Teaching is a moral and educational enterprise. Therefore, teachers are expected to explain and justify the instructional methods and designs they use in their teaching to demonstrate how they meet the moral and educational ends of the teaching...
Improving Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Mathematics Teaching: Model-Centered Learning and Open-Source Learning Technology
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 180–184
Mathematical modeling was implemented in a professional development course for K-8 inservice teachers using dynamic open-source learning technology. Twenty-seven participants took the hybrid graduate course on problems solving. Data collected from...
Effect of Inquiry-Based Computer Simulation Modeling on Pre-service Teachers’ Understanding of Homeostasis and their Perceptions of Design Features
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 35, No. 3 (July 2016) pp. 225–248
This study investigated the effect of an inquiry-based computer simulation modeling (ICoSM) instructional approach on pre-service science teachers’ understanding of homeostasis and its related concepts, and their perceived design features of the...
Science Teachers Familiarity of and Interest in Computer Simulations, Animations, Visualization, Modeling and Virtual reality
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 2075–2077
This study explored in-service science teachers’ familiarity of and interest in computer simulations, animations, visualization, modeling and virtual reality. A sample comprised twenty two teachers in the Midwest of the USA. All the teachers...