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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 2960–2964
Girls and women are underrepresented in information technology from secondary schools to corporate and academic leadership. Yet IT knowledge and skills are predicted to make major contributors to innovation for the foreseeable future. Women’s...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1340–1345
Paper presents results of a triangulated study of teachers’ available classroom and lab technologies, information seeking behaviors, and preferences for online resources. The first two phases of study were qualitative, one based in an economically...
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Vol. 8, No. 2 (2003) pp. 187–98
A study investigated the acquisition of everyday vocabulary of 16 children (ages 8-14) with deafness in an auditory/oral program using specially designed computer-based vocabulary applications. On average, children learned 70 words for everyday...
Communication in Computer Science Classrooms: Understanding Defensive Climates as a Means of Creating Supportive Behaviors
Journal on Educational Resources in Computing Vol. 4, No. 1 (March 2004)
All learning environments are characterized by numerous communication and interaction practices, which lend themselves to an overall characterization of the climate as defensive or supportive. A case study of public communication and interaction in...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (2002) pp. 87–112
A survey of undergraduates found that common computer applications were used by 84 to 90 percent, and 89 percent believed their computer skills are adequate for professors' needs. About 25 percent considered themselves advanced computer users, and...