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University of Missouri
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 856–861
This paper describes the use of VoiceThread, an asynchronous online tool that allows individuals to have digital, multimedia conversations around PowerPoint slides, an image, document, audio file, or video. Several techniques for using VoiceThread...
Teachers’ Knowledge, Beliefs, and Assessment Practices: Using Technology Tools for Assessing Elementary Students’ Learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 55–63
A four-year completed project included elementary teachers who assessed individual students’ learning using technology as an assessment tool. Specifically, the study focused on 1) teachers’ knowledge, beliefs, and practices related to teaching and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 554–556
This paper describes the growth of online education in several sectors -- K-12, higher education, professional development/continuing education, and training. It discusses attempts to ensure high quality in online education through standards and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 535–539
This paper describes an online graduate program in Educational Technology that prepares individuals to use advanced technologies in classrooms, training centers, and other learning environments with an emphasis on K-12 learners. Students create a...
Pre-service Teachers’ Use of Advanced Technology for Student Assessment in a Senior Year On-Site Program
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 93–97
This session offers a descriptive study of the process pre-service teachers used to assess individual students' learning by using technology as an assessment tool. Specifically, the session will focus on descriptions and examples within the context...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 2 (2004) pp. 239–262
Participants (N = 156) were involved in the teacher preparation program at a large Research 1 university located in the mid-west. The faculty (n = 21) participated in a two-year individualized professional development process to: 1) develop...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 517–522
Educational institutions have long been involved in planning and implementing new initiatives, but with the profusion of technology innovations, the race to stay ahead of the game has intensified. Planet Innovation is a grant-funded organization...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1562–1565
This session offers tools and strategies to incorporate literacy and cross-cultural learning experiences for K-12 students and pre-service teachers through videoconferencing, enabling interactions that can build understanding and appreciation for...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 1317–1325
This paper explicates the process of integrating a social learning platform - Xplana - with a traditional learning management system (Blackboard) in an online graduate course. Features of the Xplana platform and its ability to support meaningful...
Women as learners: Self@-direction and connection in an Internet learning@environment (2000) pp. 1–216
The delivery of instruction via the Internet is a relatively new phenomenon in distance education. The rapid growth in college and university courses that are offered online and the increasing number of distance education students presents the need...
Advancing Student Achievement through Data-driven Decision-making and Instructional Technology (PT3: ADD-IT)
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2655–2658
Schools across the country regularly engage in various educational reform efforts aimed to improve student achievement scores. Schools that analyze and utilize information will be more successful in implementing changes and will understand the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3603–3607
Abstract: This presentation reports summative data for a PT3 implementation grant, describing differences in: 1) faculty and teachers' values of technology tools in teaching and the extent to which they became fluent with technology skill efficacy;...
A Descriptive Study: The Relative Stability of Teacher's Assessment Knowledge, Beliefs, and Practices and the Stages of Concern Regarding Uses of Handhelds and ePortfolios
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3108–3112
The influence of PT3 Grants is wide-spread and has caused many teachers to pause to consider the value of integrating technology into instruction and assessment. This descriptive study examined practicing teachers knowledge about classroom and...
Journal of Computing in Childhood Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (1997) pp. 291–311
Investigated second graders' ability and motivation to create and manipulate simulations using KidSim software. Found that using KidSim was a motivating experience and the students were able to develop complex simulations. The dominant motivational...
Distance Education Vol. 23, No. 2 (October 2002) pp. 183–195
With the increasing prevalence of Internet-based courses in higher education, it is important to examine students' experiences to provide an optimal learning environment. This research found that students reporting positive attitudes about their...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) p. 1525
Isolation serves as a barrier to the growth of the teaching profession as a whole by restricting the information exchange needed to advance practice. Teachers are isolated from each other by design (i.e. one teacher for every classroom) rather...
Information Environment for School Leader Preparation: Web-Based Software for Preparing Reflective Educational Leaders
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 1342–1343
The Information Environment for School Leader Preparation (IESLP) is a web-delivered information environment and problem-based instructional system. IESLP provides users with access to an extended set of data from actual community and school...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 47, No. 2 (2003) pp. 15–19
Discusses the need for elementary and secondary school teachers to integrate technology into the classroom and explains the University of Missouri's (Columbia, MO) technology-focused development program, the Technology Learning Cycle (TLC), for...
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 10, No. 2 (2011) pp. 96–112
This study examined the effects of self-explanation prompts on problem-solving performance. In total, 47 students were recruited and trained to debug web-program code in an online learning environment. Students in an open self-explanation group were ...
Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial Evaluating the Effectiveness of Computer-Assisted Intervention Delivered by Educators for Children with Speech Sound Disorders
Sharynne McLeod; Elise Baker; Jane McCormack; Yvonne Wren; Sue Roulstone; Kathryn Crowe; Sarah Masso; Paul White; Charlotte Howland
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research Vol. 60, No. 7 (2017) pp. 1891–1910
Purpose: The aim was to evaluate the effectiveness of computer-assisted input-based intervention for children with speech sound disorders (SSD). Method: The Sound Start Study was a cluster-randomized controlled trial. Seventy-nine early childhood...