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Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers through Developing Performance and Standards-based Electronic Portfolio
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3844–3846
The study is to demonstrate the process of developing an electronic portfolio in a social studies methods course. The study focuses on how instructional procedure should be transformed to become standards-based performance assessment through...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2348–2353
Abstract: Although there has been an increasing influence of Activity Theory with an emphasis on social interaction in the development of cognition and the role of mediated action, the assessment of second language (L2) literacy development has so...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 2425–2427
Educational researchers and educators have addressed the important role of family involvement in students’ learning processes by addressing its positive outcomes in terms of positive educational, behavioral and social aspects. However, in Singapore, ...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 24, No. 5 (2015) pp. 610–627
Situating science concepts in concrete and authentic contexts, using information and communications technologies, including multimodal modeling tools, is important for promoting the development of higher-order thinking skills in learners. However,...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3187–3192
This paper investigates how talented and gifted (TAG) children view the characteristics of their best teachers. This research represents an advance in the application of the Vygotskian perspective to the process of talented/gifted education,...
Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Perspectives on Constructing ICT-Mediated Metaphors of Teaching and Learning
European Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 35, No. 4 (2012) pp. 435–448
The identification of personal teaching metaphors is a potentially effective means of assisting pre-service teachers to become reflective teachers. However, although metaphors are often viewed as a way to facilitate self-reflection, teacher...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 1366–1369
Digital fabrication and makerspaces in the 21st century knowledge society call for revisiting the notion of design thinking and a different approach to curriculum. This paper aims to rethink roles of curriculum for promoting design thinking in...
Creating an Interactive Virtual Community of Linguistically and Culturally Responsive Content Teacher-Learners to Serve English Learners
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 2 (June 2018) pp. 442–466
This qualitative case study was framed by an experiential learning approach organized around video resources and linguistically and culturally responsive content teaching. The study explored an overarching research question: How did teacher-learners ...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1636–1640
The art and science of inquiry learning is now a critical format for teacher professional learning as it is a foundation for student learning. However, although a model of collaborative inquiry as a professional learning method has a profound...
Enhancing Learners’ Cognitive Engagement in Online Discussions: Implementation of Audio- and Video-Based Argumentation Activity
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 2031–2036
The purpose of this paper is to discuss 1) the influence of the audio-and video-based argumentation activity on adult learners’ cognitive engagement in online discussions and 2) the influence of the participation in the activity on learners’...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 2876–2877
Our study aims to understand the lived experiences of Ontario school teachers with respect to teacher engagement in implementation of technologies for promoting student learning. This paper reports the systematic literature review of research on a...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 7 (2016) pp. 1706–1724
Teaching argumentation with appropriate activities and strategies would support a wide range of goals in science education. Though science labs have been suggested and employed for argumentation activities, such educational expenditures are likely...
Development of a Design-Based Learning Curriculum through Design-Based Research for a Technology-Enabled Science Classroom
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 63, No. 4 (August 2015) pp. 575–602
This exploratory study provides a deeper look into the aspects of students' experience from design-based learning (DBL) activities for fifth grade students. Using design-based research (DBR), this study was conducted on a series of science learning...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 310–321
Although increasing attention has been paid to design thinking in the context of new media and the globalizing knowledge economy, there is still little understanding of how design thinking could find its way into school curricular including both K...
Creating the intercultural learning narrative using social network sites status updates: An innovative approach in using social media
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1819–1826
The growing use of the social media phenomenon is synonymous with words such as Facebook, Twitter, Web 2.0 and blogging. Teenagers today embraced social media through their active use of multiple social network sites and what makes social media...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 3370–3375
Much literature has documented the difficulties learners have in understanding the Earth as a complex system, with preconceptions often developing early in childhood. Many does not understand Earth as a dynamic system: some believe in supernatural...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 998–1003
This paper discusses a participatory informal learning event in which we attempted to integrate concrete experiences with learners’ scientific understanding using models they construct. We describe a pilot study of working with school astronomy club ...
The influence of task demand and social categorization diversity on performance and enjoyment in a language learning game
Computers & Education Vol. 95, No. 1 (April 2016) pp. 285–295
Task demand type (e.g., competitive, cooperative, conjunctive) is an important factor influencing learning motivation and performance in a group. Limited research is available regarding conjunctive task demand for learning tasks, especially for the...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) pp. 1818–1826
This case study attempts to leverage digital storytelling for a participatory learning culture, in particular within informal learning contexts. It was situated in learning the concepts of size and distance for a group of Singapore prospective...
Development of Learning Diagnosis and Prescription System for Support of the Cyber Home Learning System in KOREA
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 71–83
The Cyber Home Learning System is the representative e-Learning system and service in Korea. Cyber teachers are given a heavy workload by having to juggle their school and CHLS duties. To ease the burden, a new learning management system, “Learning...
Using Animated Folktales to Teach Cultural Values: A Case Study with Korean-American Bilingual Kindergartners
Journal of Research in Childhood Education Vol. 32, No. 3 (2018) pp. 295–309
This qualitative case study explores the intersection of multimedia, bilingualism, and culturally responsive practices by examining the responses that children of Korean descent have to animated folktales and the discussions about traditional...
Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 3 (November 2012) pp. 1009–1020
Research on learning within interactive play spaces have shown how learning for players is far from merely a matter of acquiring information, but rather their participation and interactions bear upon the enculturation of relevant dispositions,...
The Impact of a Professional Development Model for a Mobilized Science Curriculum: A Case Study of Teacher Changes
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 36, No. 1 (2018) pp. 86–110
Background and purpose: To date, there has been little research on the Teacher Professional Development (TPD) for delivering a mobile technology-supported science curriculum. To address this, a TPD model for a science curriculum supported by mobile...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2643–2648
An overwhelming task of moving from paper to electronic portfolios is in progress in a college that graduates about 500 teacher candidates a year. Goals of the task are to prepare high quality teacher candidates, to examine if the technology is...
An Investigation of the Effects of a Graphic Organizer in an Online Serious Game on Learning Outcomes and Attitudinal Perceptions
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 23, No. 4 (2015) pp. 437–452
A serious game, which is designed for learning purposes rather than recreational purposes, has been applied for digital game-based Learning. This study investigated the effects of graphic organizers in a serious game, "The Transistor", on...
Science Teachers' Perspectives of Web-Enhanced Problem-Based Learning Environment: A Qualitative Inquiry
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2003 (2003)
This study investigated and described the perspectives of science teachers who integrated a Web-enhanced problem-based learning model into their classrooms. The study examined: (1) teachers' pedagogical beliefs; (2) the roles of teachers; (3) the...
Computers & Education Vol. 28, No. 2 (1997) pp. 93–102
In this paper, we describe a system called C-Tutor, an intelligent tutoring system (ITS) for novice C programmers. A program analyzer is the most important part of the ITS for programming. Our program analyzer is a compound of a reverse engineering...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 28, No. 4 (October 2019) pp. 411–434
This study examined the impacts of augmented reality (AR) activities that were integrated into a Master's-level education course for mainly in-service teachers pursuing higher-level certification, generally in the specialization area of...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1538–1547
This paper introduces a hands-on method for students to simulate the action of tectonic plates and volcanoes with gelatin, or Jello. The authors survey existing demonstrations of volcanoes and describe their affordances and limitations. They...
Encouraging and being encouraged: Development of an epistemic community and teacher professional growth in a Singapore classroom
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 44, No. 1 (November 2014) pp. 12–24
This paper discusses a case study of a teacher's effort in a Singapore secondary school to develop an epistemic community in the classroom, in collaboration with university researchers. There is a growing interest in the types of professional...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 (Jun 24, 2019) pp. 1698–1702
The flipped classroom is gaining attention and support among instructors and professors at the college and university levels as an alternative to more traditional methods of teaching. However, there is little research exploring instructors’...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1272–1281
This study attempts to understand the influence of developing epistemic community in classroom on teacher's professional development. The case study reveals that implementation of an epistemic community approach in classroom not only benefits...
Expanding "Within Context" to "Across Contexts" Learning: A Case Study of Informal and Formal Activities
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 22, No. 6 (2014) pp. 704–720
Learning happens not only in schools, but also in every context that affords new experiences and opportunities for metacognition. We aim to maximize the different activity-milieux in which learners are engaged in developing their life-long learning...
An Investigation of the Effects of Different Types of Activities during Pauses in a Segmented Instructional Animation
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 2 pp. 296–306
Since the complex and transient information in instructional animations requires more cognitive resources, the segmenting principle has been proposed to reduce cognitive overload by providing smaller chunks with pauses between segments. This study...
Diane L. Schallert; Yueh-hui Vanessa Chiang; Yangjoo Park; Michelle E. Jordan; Haekyung Lee; An-Chih Janne Cheng; Hsiang-Ning Rebecca Chu; SoonAh Lee; Taehee Kim; Kwangok Song
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 713–725
Using a discourse analytic qualitative approach, we investigated the naturally-occurring discourse that arose as part of two kinds of regular course activities, synchronous and asynchronous computer-mediated discussions. The messages contributed by...
Michelle E. Jordan; Diane L. Schallert; Yangjoo Park; SoonAh Lee; Yueh-hui Vanessa Chiang; An-Chih Janne Cheng; Kwangok Song; Hsiang-Ning Rebecca Chu; Taehee Kim; Haekyung Lee
Discourse Processes: A Multidisciplinary Journal Vol. 49, No. 8 (2012) pp. 660–692
Learning and dialogue may naturally engender feelings and expressions of uncertainty for a variety of reasons and purposes. Yet, little research has examined how patterns of linguistic uncertainty are enacted and changed over time as students...
Shifts in trajectories in thought communities and “wobbly” identities enacted in computer-mediated classroom discussions
Diane L. Schallert; Kwangok Song; Michelle E. Jordan; Soon Ah Lee; Yangjoo Park; Taehee Kim; An-Chih Janne Cheng; Hsiang-Ning Rebecca Chu; Jane S. Vogler; Ji-Eun Lee
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 80, No. 1 (2016) pp. 49–59
What it means for a diverse group of students to be taking a course together is explored with data from a graduate seminar that included oral and online written discussion at every class meeting. Analysis of written discussions, surveys, and...