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Learner and program control of content review within computer assisted instruction (CAI) were studied to determine their effects on the posttest performance and attitudes of eighth grade students. The science-related instructional treatments were...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 41, No. 3 (1993) pp. 87–101
Reports on a naturalistic study conducted with 24 low-achieving high school biology students that determined how the teacher and students used two computer-based videodisk programs, a print-based activity, and a dissection laboratory to learn about...
For individuals to use computer tools for learning effectively, they must feel self-efficacious in using them. For this reason, it is important to examine attitudes and perceptions of competence that are encouraged by undergraduate educational...
Research in Higher Education Vol. 35, No. 6 (1994) pp. 745–68
A study of 359 undergraduate students in business (n=125), education (n=111), and nursing (n=123) in 3 state university systems investigated the use of 2 affective measures concerning aspects of computer technology. Data on construct validity,...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 8, No. 1 (1992) pp. 101–14
Describes a study of ninth graders that investigated the effects of learner and program control over content review in science-related computer-assisted instruction (CAI). Results of posttests, continuing motivation measures, and attitude questions...
Requirements and Benefits of Effective Interactive Instruction: Learner Control, Self-Regulation, and Continuing Motivation
Educational Technology, Research and Development Vol. 38, No. 1 (1990) pp. 5–21
Examines the components of learner control, self-regulation, and the continuing motivation to learn as possible requirements and benefits of effective interactive instruction. Research literature is reviewed that addresses the interdependence of...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 40, No. 6 (November 2012) pp. 857–874
In the current study, we focus on teacher-student discourse in Pre-K science activities, with particular attention to teacher questioning. Videotaped classroom observations and teacher interviews served as the corpus of data. Overall, teachers asked ...
Early Childhood Education Journal Vol. 41, No. 5 (September 2013) pp. 355–364
Development of two-digit place value understanding in the elementary grades has been the subject of some study; however, research at the pre-kindergarten (Pre-K) level is limited. This two-part paper begins by providing an overview of two-digit...
The development and validation of two instruments which measure attitudes and self-efficacy of teacher education students and practicing teachers toward computer use are described. One instrument--Attitudes toward Computer Technologies (ACT)-...
Computer Technology Training for Prospective Teachers: Computer Attitudes and Perceived Self-Efficacy
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (2000) pp. 373–396
To be effective users of computer technologies and be mod-els for students' computer use, teachers must have positive computer attitudes and feel self-efficacious in using them. The computer training that teachers receive through their teacher...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 37, No. 2 (1989) pp. 5–14
Describes study that investigated the effects of learner control and program control on the achievement and continuing motivation of high school students. The influence of the availability of computer-delivered instruction on student motivation was...
Student Achievement and Attitudes in a Pilot Study Comparing an Interactive Videodisc Simulation to Conventional Dissection
American Biology Teacher Vol. 56, No. 7 (1994) pp. 398–402
Many assert that the use of animals for dissections in the secondary and undergraduate class is unnecessary. This article describes a study conducted to compare the attitudes and achievement of students who use interactive methods instead of...
American Biology Teacher Vol. 53, No. 3 (1991) pp. 154–58
The debate on the educational value of dissection versus the value of animal life is examined. Interactive videodisc (IVD) technology is described in light of its potential for laboratory simulations. The design of the IVD-based dissection...
Gender Differences in Game Activity Preferences of Middle School Children: Implications for Educational Game Design
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 56, No. 5 (December 2008) pp. 643–663
Educators and learning theorists suggest that play is one of the most important venues for learning, and games a useful educational tool. This study considers game activity preferences of middle school-aged children, so that educational games might...
Selected Research and Development Papers Presented at the National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology [AECT] 1999 (February 1999)
Instructional design (ID) case studies that pose authentic ill-defined design problems in realistic environments can help instructional design students bridge the gap between novice and expert practice. Over the past 3 years, the authors have...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 8, No. 2 (2005) pp. 150–160
Can "Information Age" learners effectively multi-task in the classroom? Can synchronous classroom activities be designed around conceptually related tasks, to encourage deeper processing and greater learning of classroom content? This research was...
Early Childhood Education Journal Vol. 37, No. 5 (March 2010) pp. 381–389
Children naturally explore and learn about their environments through inquiry, and computer technologies offer an accessible vehicle for extending the domain and range of this inquiry. Over the past decade, a growing number of interactive games and...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 28, No. 4 (May 2012) pp. 568–577
We examined the effects of teacher supports in enhancing teachers’ open-ended questioning in pre-k activities. The blended teacher supports included online video demonstrations of questioning techniques and companion workshop activities. Twenty-five ...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 46, No. 1 (1998) pp. 53–71
Defines case methods, a potentially valuable instructional tool for encouraging authentic, active learning. Describes an approach to the design and use of instructional design (ID) cases, and reports on the design and use of a Web-based ID case in a ...
Mable B. Kinzie; Stephen D. Whitaker; Kathy Neesen; Michael Kelley; Michael Matera; Robert C. Pianta
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 9, No. 4 (2006) pp. 194–204
Research suggests the importance of professional development for teachers of at-risk children, and while educational technologies can be harnessed to help support teaching practice in innovative ways, such programs are often limited in scale. "My...
Understanding the relationship between teachers' use of online demonstration videos and fidelity of implementation in MyTeachingPartner-Math/Science
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 67, No. 1 (October 2017) pp. 189–201