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A Mixed-Methods Study Investigating the Relationship Between Media Multitasking and Grade Point Average
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 3267–3274
The study examined the relationship between media multitasking orientation and grade point average. In the quantitative section of the study, the primary method of statistical analyses was multiple regression. Three out of four independent variables,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1957–1964
In our zest to embrace new technologies, the emphasis on adoption often trumps the need for research. This paper explores the history of fads in education. It also examines the state of the problem in our schools today. Models of fads in education...
Social Forces Vol. 91, No. 3 (March 2013) pp. 747–784
The increase in high-skilled immigrants to the United States coincided with the expansion of the high-technology sector, and now a large share of Asian immigrants concentrate in high-tech industries. Despite much research on the relationship between ...
Computers and Composition Vol. 27, No. 3 pp. 202–210
In Technics and Time, 1, Bernard Stiegler (1998) challenged the prevalent philosophical distinction between tekhnē and ēpistēmē, arguing that humans are fundamentally technical beings. According to Stiegler, the industrialization of civilization led ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) p. 1523
With its preparation starting in summer of 2008, the purpose of this project was to re-design the content and content delivery of an existing face-to-face mathematics education graduate level core course at an urban university teacher education...
Incorporating Multiple Technologies Into Teacher Education: A Case of Developing Preservice Teachers’ Understandings in Teaching Statistics With Technology
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 4 (December 2017) pp. 440–457
The purpose of this paper is to present a multitechnology-enabled lesson used with secondary preservice mathematics teachers to develop their technological pedagogical statistical knowledge. This lesson engages preservice teachers in a statistics...
Loose coupling in global@teams: Tracing the contours of cultural@complexity (2002) pp. 1–338
A key challenge in developing successful global teams concerns building trust and a common team culture across distances and time zones while utilizing cultural diversity to the organization's global advantage. This study examines ways in which such ...
Teacher and leader perceptions concerning the implementation of a Web-based data warehouse for instructional decision-making
(2010) pp. 1–126
The purpose of this study was to identify, describe, and examine the perceptions of teachers and leaders when implementing a Web-based data warehouse (DW) for instructional decision-making in a K-12 public school setting. It identified the...
Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 2, No. 1 (2005) pp. 60–72
Virtual tutoring and student support systems may be pivotal in developing opportunities of equality and of outcome for students who study at a distance. Cookson (2002) mentions that it is important to assist students to have access to study programs....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2903–2910
In the last two decades or so, we have witnessed the clunky transformation of early computers into ultra mobile computing devices (UMPCs), elegant smart phones, PDAs, and iPods alike. As computers morphed into tiny but powerful mobile devices, we...
(2008) pp. 1–326
This study was conducted in order to discover existing barriers that discourage females from enrolling in technology education (TED) classes in high school and college and to offer suggestions on ways to overcome those barriers. A pilot study was...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2007 (2007) pp. 994–996
Online instruction about integration of science and mathematics with middle-grades teachers: Four years in and aiming for sustainability
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 24, No. 1 (January 2015) pp. 46–52
The purpose of this article is to illustrate the model used to develop an online graduate program called iSMART (Integration of Science and Mathematics and Reflective Teaching) and discuss the changes made in the program over the past 4
Exploring the Use of Critical Incident Analysis and the Professional Learning Conversation in an Initial Teacher Education Programme
Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy Vol. 37, No. 2 (2011) pp. 199–217
This study focuses on critical incident analysis in initial teacher education and the part played by the professional learning conversation. A reflection framework was used to identify changes in levels of reflective practice. Conversational skills...
So much to learn, so little time: The study of time-critical multitasking behaviors in a multimedia environment
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 1897–1901
This study incorporates both quantitative and qualitative methods to examine learners' time-critical multitasking behaviors in a multimedia learning environment. The following questions are investigated: 1) What kinds of multitasking behaviors do...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 26, No. 3 (2009) pp. 169–186
This experimental study investigated connections between subject expertise and multitasking ability among college students. One hundred thirty college students participated in the study. Participants were assessed on their subject expertise and...
An Analysis of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning through Problem-based Learning and Alternate Reality Gaming
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1973–1977
This qualitative study focused on instructors who taught a re-designed, undergraduate technology-based course using a narrative driven, problem-based learning approach at a major university. Using Alternative Reality Gaming and Problem-based...
E-Learning Vol. 4, No. 4 (2007) pp. 482–496
E-learning is an accepted and commonly used component in tertiary education. However, success would appear to remain variable. Effective e-learning is a concept which sometimes eludes even the most reputable of online educators. It is an issue which ...
Journal of Public Scholarship in Higher Education Vol. 5, No. 1 (2015) pp. 31–48
Both community-based learning (CBL) and online learning are popular pedagogical practices, with distinct benefits and issues for teaching and learning. The integration of these practices may seem challenging, but they can be compatible. This article ...
Reading while Watching Video: The Effect of Video Content on Reading Comprehension and Media Multitasking Ability
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 45, No. 2 (2011) pp. 183–201
Media multitasking, or engaging in multiple media and tasks simultaneously, is becoming an increasingly popular phenomenon with the development and engagement in social media. This study examines to what extent video content affects students'...
School Community Journal Vol. 21, No. 2 (2011)
Demographic and psychological predictors of parent involvement with their children's science education both at home and at school were examined during high school. Associations between both types of parent involvement and numerous academic outcomes...
Flexibility, Connection, and Structure as Predictors of Online and Face-to-face Learning Preference among Nursing and Education Students
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 1803–1810
The purpose of this study was to explore and identify factors that predict education and nursing students’ preference for online and face-to-face learning and to explore differences between education and nursing, and undergraduate and graduate...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2096–2099
This study examines whether people exhibit different multitasking capabilities when they focus on task completion versus task accuracy. We compared undergraduate students’ reading comprehension test results during 1) a completion task and 2) an...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 974–978
In the age of technology, multitasking has become a rite of passage for the media warriors in all of us. Media warriors come in all shapes and sizes surrounded by gadgets and gigabytes that promise to make modern life easier for the young, hip, and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2589–2592
This study examines the relationship between people’s familiarity with tasks at hand and their abilities to multitask. A quantitative study with 80 undergraduate students is conducted to investigate the participants’ task performances with tasks of...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2007 (2007) pp. 223–232
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4510–4518
This study examined how a group of middle school teachers implemented a multimedia enriched problem-based learning (PBL) environment to teach sixth grade science. . A description of contrasting narratives of two pairs of teachers is presented,...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 25, No. 1 (January 2017) pp. 91–120
Nearly one in three students in the United States today is negatively impacted by bullying. Teachers can play a critical role in stopping bullying-related violence, but many struggle with how to engage students in difficult conversations....
High School Journal Vol. 96, No. 3 (2013) pp. 232–252
We present three studies pertaining to learning, engagement and motivation during laboratory lessons in three high school biology classrooms. In the first, quantitative methods are used to compare students' in-the-moment reports of learning,...
Strategies Vol. 29, No. 5 (2016) pp. 16–21
This article explores the opportunities and challenges that university instructors and students have when completing course assignments that merge community-based learning (CBL) and online learning (OL) in sport management and athletic...
Using Virtual Roleplay Modules to Develop Teacher Candidates? Competence in Communicating About Bullying
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 2243–2251
Teachers can play a critical role in stopping bullying-related violence. However, many teachers report they are reluctant to become involved in peer conflicts for fear of ?making the situation worse.? Live roleplay, which is typically used to teach...
Educational Technology Vol. 54, No. 1 (2014) pp. 8–13
To better prepare learners for the "knowledge society," educators in Singapore have embarked on a journey in experimenting with knowledge creation pedagogy in classrooms. The Knowledge Creation and Innovative Design Centre was set up to...
Integrating to learn and learning to integrate: A case study of an online master's program on science–mathematics integration for middle school teachers
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2011) pp. 191–200
iSMART (Integration of Science, Mathematics, and Reflective Teaching) Program is an online science and mathematics integrated graduate program for middle school teachers across the state of Texas. As part of a large design-based research project,...
As Long as You Are Here, Can I Interest in You Some Science? Increasing Student Engagement by Co-Opting a Social Networking Site, Facebook for Science Discussions
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 46, No. 2 (2017) pp. 153–177
We adopted Facebook as part of a large enrollment science discussion class in a bid to exploit students' time on this social networking site and tested the effectiveness of this "co-option" strategy of creating education-related activity...
Exploring Community College Faculty Attitudes Towards Training to Use Technology for Learning: A Case of Q Methodology
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 1752–1758
This paper examines community college faculty attitudes toward training (FATT) to use technology in the workplace. The study assess commonalities and differences based on grouping of faculty by attitudes toward training. The review of literature...
Examining How Middle School Science Teachers Implement a Multimedia-Enriched Problem-Based Learning Environment
Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning Vol. 6, No. 2 (2012) pp. 46–84
This study examined how a group of ten middle school teachers implemented a technology enriched problem-based learning (PBL) environment. The goal was to understand their motivation, document their implementation techniques, and identify factors...
From “Big Ideas” to deliberate action: Curriculum revision and alignment in an American special education teacher preparation program
Jennifer Bautel Williams; Sarah C. Williams; Debbie Metcalf; Lora Lee Smith Canter; Alana Zambone; Tara Jeffs; Kim Floyd
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 25, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 128–133
Curriculum design is a complicated and time consuming process, especially when considering multiple standards from national, state, and local levels. This is further complicated for teacher preparation programs that offer a variety of...
Hee Seung Lee; John R. Anderson; Susan R. Berman; Jennifer Ferris-Glick; Ambarish Joshi; Tristan Nixon; Steve Ritter
In designing learning environments that support student learning, there are many instructional design decisions. These include when and how to provide examples, verbal explanations, feedback, and other scaffolding features. In this paper, the...
Evaluating the Treatment Fidelity of Parents Who Conduct In-Home Functional Communication Training with Coaching via Telehealth
Alyssa N. Suess; Patrick W. Romani; David P. Wacker; Shannon M. Dyson; Jennifer L. Kuhle; John F. Lee; Scott D. Lindgren; Todd G. Kopelman; Kelly E. Pelzel; Debra B. Waldron
Journal of Behavioral Education Vol. 23, No. 1 (March 2014) pp. 34–59
We conducted a retrospective, descriptive evaluation of the fidelity with which parents of three children with autism spectrum disorders conducted functional communication training (FCT) in their homes. All training was provided to the parents via...