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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 2091–2094
Designing online, interactive, and engaging learning experiences for today’s millennial learner can be challenging. These students are accustomed to being constantly connected and routinely gathering and interacting with information online. When...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3900–3902
Abstract: With the advent of "No Child Left Behind" and high stakes testing, teachers often feel they must cover the most material in the least amount of time. This often leads to the use of direct instruction. This study uses the theory of...
Topics: Instructional Materials
Computers in the Schools Vol. 23, No. 3 (Feb 16, 2007) pp. 93–104
Plugging in to L.I.T.E.S. project (Leaders in Technology Enhanced Schools--a previously funded Technology Innovation Challenge grant project) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) has been very successful in its attempts to enhance the ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1695–1697
Abstract: This study was designed to compare the learning effects of traditional field trips versus virtual field trips. In this study, a control group received only classroom instruction. One experimental group experienced classroom instruction...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (2007) pp. 233–249
This article provides guidance for meeting the educational needs of "learners on the periphery"--those learners who traditionally have been disenfranchised by formal education because of the structure and nature of face-to-face courses but who now...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 3405–3406
This paper details research conducted in a small rural elementary school. In cooperation with the district technology coordinator, the author assisted fourth grade teachers in integrating an iPad cart in their classrooms for inquiry based learning....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3738–3742
PT3 mini-grants at Indiana State University were implemented as a way to assist faculty members with the integration of technology into their teacher education courses. Interviews with mini-grant recipients indicate that the mini-grant process...
Infusing Handheld Technologies into the Classroom: Designing Meaningful Learning Experiences for K-12 Students
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1432–1434
Technology integration into the curriculum is an ongoing part of education. Teachers are expected to use and teach technology. Most workshops or seminars designed to educate and equip teachers to accomplish this task are one-time sessions. ...