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Effects of a Long-Duration, Professional Development Academy on Technology Skills, Computer Self-Efficacy, and Technology Integration Beliefs and Practices
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 39, No. 1 (2006) pp. 22–43
A variety of barriers relating to resources, institutional and administrative policies, skills development and attitudes can hinder the effectiveness of technology professional development resulting in underutilized technology resources and lack of...
Supporting Representational Competence in High School Biology With Computer-Based Biomolecular Visualizations
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 5–26
This study assessed the effectiveness of computer-based biomolecular visualization activities on the development of high school biology students' representational competence as a means of understanding and visualizing protein structure/function...
Social Studies and the Young Learner Vol. 23, No. 3 (2011) pp. 9–13
Student-centered instruction incorporating authentic assessments can provide an alternative instructional model. Student-centered instruction generally requires learners to take on alternate roles such as that of historian, advocate or op-ed writer...
Student Computer Skills and Attitudes toward Internet-Delivered Instruction: An Assessment of Stability over Time and Place
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 32, No. 1 (July 2005) pp. 27–56
With the expansion of Internet-based instruction, research-based guidelines are needed to support faculty decision making during course design to ensure student success and satisfaction with instruction incorporating new delivery technologies. This...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 36, No. 4 (2007) pp. 383–393
Learner analysis and needs assessments are basic elements of all instructional design models and are of concern to those designing distance education courses. Mismatches between students' expectations and actual course features may impact learning....
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 36, No. 2 (2008) pp. 219–244
Learner analysis and needs assessments are basic elements of all instructional design models and are of concern to those designing distance education courses. This investigation surveyed 249 geographically dispersed online students' computer skills...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 25, No. 4 (2001) pp. 427–40
Examines effects of overview mode and computer experience on achievement, attitude and instructional time in a hypertext learning environment. Results indicated participants with high computer experience learned more from the program than those with ...
Geographic Information Technologies + Project-Based Science: A Contextualized Professional Development Approach
Journal of Geography Vol. 102, No. 6 (November 2003) pp. 255–266
This study investigated the effects of using a long-duration, project-based science professional development model on the acquisition of declarative knowledge and basic terminology associated with the use of geographic information technologies (GIT),...
International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 32, No. 4 (2005)
The present study is designed to investigate the effects of advisement and informal cooperative learning when students used a multimedia database. Participants were 159 undergraduate students (54 males; 105 females) enrolled in a computer literacy...