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Texas Center for Educational Technology
University of North Texas
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 87–100
Computer video games have become highly interesting to educators and researchers since their sophistication has improved considerably over the last decade. Studies indicate simple video games touting educational benefits are common in classrooms....
Topics: k-12, Cognition, Technology integration, technology, Integration, teacher education, education, Virtual reality, eLearning, interactive learning, Preservice Teacher Education, teacher training, teacher preparation, Professional Development, teaching, Educational Technology, Inclusive Education, Computer-Based Training, pre-service teacher education, human-computer interaction, Teaching Methods, Simulation, Virtual Environments
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 16, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 249–261
Computer video games are an emerging instructional medium offering strong degrees of cognitive efficiencies for experiential learning, team building, and greater understanding of abstract concepts. As with other new media adopted for use by...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 655–659
Texas STARgate is an online portal offering a variety of professional development opportunities based on the Texas Technology Applications curriculum. Flexibility and multiple paths to short tutorials, browsable Web resources, short course options,...
Instituting a Distance-Delivered Doctorate in Educational Computing: PhDifferences, Not Just a Higher-Level Masters Degree
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 385–390
This paper chronicles the creation of a distance-delivered Ph.D. in Educational Computing to be offered by the Department of Technology and Cognition at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX. Scores of institutions of higher learning currently ...
Using PBL-Online in Educational Technology Graduate Programs, Professional Development and International Collaboration
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 2056–2057
WWW.PBL-ONLINE.ORG is the premier online resource for preparing educators to use Project Based Learning in their Classes. This panel will demonstrate the power and depth of the PBL-Online website, discuss how this online resource can be used...
Exploring Issues of Implementation, Equity, and Student Achievement with Educational Software in the DC Public Schools
AERA Open Vol. 2, No. 4 (2016)
In this article, we present analyses from a researcher-practitioner partnership in the District of Columbia Public Schools, where we are exploring the impact of educational software on students' academic achievement. We analyze a unique data set...
Challenges and Solutions to Implementing Texas STARgate, an Online Professional Development Portal for K-12 Teachers
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 5048–5053
Texas STARgate is an online professional development portal for K-12 teachers in Texas schools. A Texas technology center experienced a variety of challenges in the design, delivery, and support of this portal. This paper examines the challenges and ...