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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 437–457
The process of teacher identification, selection, initial training, and on-going professional development that has developed at the Illinois Virtual High School (IVHS) over the past seven years is described and discussed in this article. Validation...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 30, No. 3 (July 2011) pp. 303–320
To date, research involving homemade PowerPoint games as an instructional tool has not shown statistically significant gains in student performance. This paper examines the results of a study comparing the performance of students in a high school...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1367–1372
This next generation of students has had exposure to digital media far more than any previous generation, particularly video games. Almost daily, news outlets report the latest news on the evils of video games, how much children are playing video...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1373–1380
There is no denying the success and popularity of WebQuests among teachers. For those interested in technology integration, this is a significant step in the right direction. Yet, WebQuests are instructivist examples of technology integration – they ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1381–1387
Proponents of homemade PowerPoint games claim that students can gain a deeper understanding of the content based upon the act of constructing the game, writing a compelling narrative, and creating higher order questions or problems. However, results ...