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Collaborative Learning and the Online Learner: Do Those Who Choose Online Delivery Want Collaborative Learning?
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2405–2409
When the courses were designed for the online Masters Degree in Educational Technology at Northern Arizona University, they were designed with various approaches that require collaboration among the students. This approach in online course design...
Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (JOPERD) Vol. 80, No. 9 (2009) pp. 43–46
Creating a physical education department web site is an excellent way to promote a positive image of the program, because students and parents are able to find important information and improve the lines of communication. A well-designed physical...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 138–143
This paper describes a study that took an action research approach to investigate learners' experience using CMC to engage in a collaborative project in an online learning environment. Communication messages were archived for analysis and a post...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 917–918
Abstract: To facilitate this meaningful learning in an online course the course was designed around a model based on the Constructionist Learning Theory. The Integrated Constructionist Model that was implemented was initially developed in a face-to...
Topics: Social Studies
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 541–542
The College of Education at Northern Arizona University began a program to make available to Navajo, Hopi and other rural Native Americans an alternative site-based teacher certification program. This introduced some unique issues and challenges for ...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 356–360
This tech-savvy generation of students, known as digital natives, desires to learn and to interact utilizing the collaborative technologies that have always been a part of their lives. The purpose of this paper and corresponding presentation is to...
Physical Educator Vol. 67, No. 3 (2010) pp. 114–127
Websites will become increasingly important to physical education departments as they seek to communicate the goals and content of their programs. A well developed website is an educational tool physical educators can use in their efforts to teach...
A Study of Faculty Perceptions to the Integration of Systems Thinking in the Teacher Preparation Program at Northern Arizona University
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 755–761
This paper is a report on a study done at the Center for Excellence in Education at Northern Arizona University. In 1984, the Center was created on a concept of moving away from the typical hierarchical structure of a college of education toward a...
Topics: Learning Disabilities
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 910–912
This paper discusses the importance of conducting formative evaluations. The Master's of Education in Educational Technology at Northern Arizona University is a young online program in its second year of implementation. Because online degree...
Topics: Educational Technology
Computers in the Schools Vol. 28, No. 2 (2011) pp. 158–169
In this article, the authors detail a study of a three-year professional development project designed to increase in-service teachers' classroom technology integration. Participants engaged in learning activities that modeled technology integration...
Examining the Relationship between Home and School Computer Use and Students' English/Language Arts Test Scores
Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment Vol. 3, No. 3 (January 2005)
With increased emphasis on test-based accountability measures has come increased interest in examining the impact of technology use on students' academic performance. However, few empirical investigations exist that address this issue. This paper (1)...
Assessing Changes in Medical Student Attitudes toward Non-Traditional Human Sexual Behaviors Using a Confidential Audience Response System
Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning Vol. 10, No. 1 (February 2010) pp. 37–45
Medical students encountering patients with unfamiliar, unconventional sexual practices may have attitudes that can affect open communication during sexual history-taking. We measured changes in first-year US medical student attitudes toward 22 non...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 3157–3160
What happens when similar-thinking faculty provide a "shared intelligence" to create a new program? How is knowledge building impacted when it is designed to be technology mediated? This panel presentation brings faculty from a southwestern...
Action in Teacher Education Vol. 24, No. 4 (2003) pp. 74–78
Presents a case study of one student's passage through an online M.ED. in Educational Technology degree program and her subsequent experience integrating her newly acquired knowledge, skills, and methods in the real world of her own teaching...