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Social Studies and the Young Learner Vol. 23, No. 4 (2011) pp. 13–16
Each year, third graders in a rural Missouri intermediate elementary school are presented with a challenge--to collaborate on a virtual adventure to the nation's capital to find answers to these questions: (1) What were the main purposes of the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 1769–1774
A wiki is a dynamic, digital tool that provides instructors and students with an opportunity to create pages that can be easily shared, collaboratively constructed, and amended. This virtual environment was developed to encourage the type of...
A Format for Digital Learning and Continuous Growth within Jacksonville State University and the K-12 School Environment
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 2345–2349
ABSTRACT: To harness the potential of technology to change and shape the traditional classroom will require a major shift. Both higher education Instructional Leadership Programs and principals leading K-12 schools are looking for ways to provide...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1999 (April 1999)
This study was designed to derive the distribution of a test statistic based on normal probability plots. The first purpose was to provide an empirical derivation of the critical values for the Line Test (LT) with an extensive computer simulation....
Teacher Training in Norm Setting Approaches to Drug Education: A Pilot Study Comparing Standard and Video-Enhanced Methods
Journal of Drug Education Vol. 33, No. 3 (2003) pp. 325–336
Norm setting has been shown to be a crucial element of effective drug education. The purpose of this study was to examine the degree to which a videotape describing concepts and methods for establishing positive norms would enhance standard training....
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 17, No. 6 (Dec 06, 2016)
Open Educational Resources (OER) have the potential to replace traditional textbooks in higher education. Previous studies indicate that use of OER results in high student and faculty satisfaction, lower costs, and similar or better educational...
Florida Journal of Educational Administration & Policy Vol. 1, No. 1 (2007) pp. 25–33
One of the goals of the Transfer and Retention of Urban Community College Students (TRUCCS) project was to understand how the community college fulfills its multiple missions. This article uses qualitative data collected through a series of focus...
Information Technology and Libraries Vol. 17, No. 3 (1998) pp. 157–60
Presents three criteria (content, coherence, and functionality) for selecting aggregated World Wide Web resources and planning presentations of aggregated resources in library catalogs and Web pages. Ensuring access to aggregated resources is also...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3431–3433
Mercer University's Tift College of Education, as a recipient of a PT3("Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology") grant, has designed rich programs to encourage meaningful use of technology in schools and classrooms of all grade levels. This ...
Reading Teacher Vol. 55, No. 7 (2002) pp. 654–59
Describes the Case Technologies for Early Literacy Learning (CTELL) project, designed to develop a specific approach to the use of cases in literacy teacher education. Draws attention to how people entering K-8 teaching receive their education about ...
Gerontology & Geriatrics Education Vol. 30, No. 2 (2009) pp. 89–99
This study compared Web-based and lecture-based Gerontology and Psychology of Aging courses in terms of student performance, demographic and academic characteristics of students enrolled in the courses, and extent to which these characteristics...
William H. Rickards; Mary E. Diez; Linda Ehley; Lauralee F. Guilbault; Georgine Loacker; Judith Reisetter Hart; Paul C. Smith
Journal of General Education Vol. 57, No. 1 (2008) pp. 31–50
Electronic portfolios have developed as a medium for learning that makes use of the learners' own reflections on connections among portfolio artifacts. This study used a portfolio-based, mid-program reflection of undergraduate students to elaborate...
Teacher Wisdom Stories: Cautions and Recommendations for Using Computer-Related Technologies for Literacy Instruction
Linda D. Labbo; Donald J. Leu; Charles Kinzer; William H. Teale; Dana Cammack; Julia Kara-Soteriou; Ruby Sanny
Reading Teacher Vol. 57, No. 3 (2003) pp. 300–4
Shares teacher wisdom stories and advice about how to effectively use classroom computers for literacy instruction. Notes that student access to Internet-connected computers improved from 20 students per computer in 1998 to 5.6 students per computer ...
Using Internet Delivered Video Cases, To Support Pre-Service Teachers' Understanding of Effective Early Literacy Instruction: An Exploratory Study
P G. Schrader; Donald J. Leu; Charles K. Kinzer; Rosemarie Ataya; William H. Teale; Linda D. Labbo; Dana Cammack
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 31, No. 4 (2003) pp. 317–40
Explores the effects of using CTELL (Case Technologies Enhancing Literacy Learning) cases on preservice teachers' learning. Describes CTELL as cases delivered via the Internet that incorporate a multimedia interface based on a cognitive...