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(1998) pp. 1–279
Evaluation is a critical thinking process that people use in making judgments of quality, truthfulness, and accuracy. Despite its importance in everyday life, evaluation as a process is poorly understood. The purpose of this study is to describe the ...
Teacher Librarian Vol. 29, No. 1 (2001) pp. 8–14
Describes a study in which online behavior of high school and undergraduate students using GALILEO (Georgia Library Learning Online), a virtual library, were observed. Topics include cognitive demands; technology literacy; domain knowledge; search...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 11, No. 1 (2002) pp. 81–91
Points out difficulties with a change from traditional teaching methods to a more inquiry-centered approach. Presents theoretical and empirical foundations for the Networking for Leadership, Inquiry, and Systemic Thinking (NLIST) initiative...
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology Vol. 52, No. 12 (2001) pp. 989–1010
Describes a study that investigated the cognitive processes undergraduates used to select information while using a virtual library, GALILEO (Georgia Library Learning Online). Discusses higher order thinking processes, relevance judging, evaluation (...
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 2, No. 2 (1996) pp. 107–120
The purpose of this research was to document a unique effort to teach practicing educators to use telecommunications and become change agents in their schools. This was accomplished using one graduate seminar in an experimental format that included...
The Gateway to Educational Materials: An Evaluation of an Online Resource for Teachers and an Exploration of User Behavior
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 1 (2003) pp. 21–51
Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM) provides an online, indexed database of lesson plans designed for teachers. This set of studies evaluates this resource and explores characteristics of teachers who use it. Specifically, the authors sought to...