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An Open Letter to the Professional Communities of Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE)
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 20, No. 1 (June 2005) pp. 8–10
This article presents an open letter to the Professional Communities of Australian Council for Computers in Education (ACCE). In preparing for this article, the author looked back over the contributions of other fellows in publications and ACCE...
Moving Technology to the Center of Instruction: How One Experienced Teacher Incorporates a Web-Based Environment over Time
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 17, No. 4 (August 2008) pp. 316–333
The paper reports on a 3-year study of an experienced fifth grade teacher learning to integrate a Web-based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE) into his core science instruction. Data from this study included videotapes and transcripts of classroom...
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 16, No. 1 (2001) pp. 10–17
Provides a framework for understanding the issues connecting IT (information technology) studies in Australian high schools to Australia's information economy future. Topics include the IT industry; government's strategic planning for a stronger...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 22, No. 4 (Jan 01, 2006)
The case for more technology in schools is compelling. The leverage for a school based solution is traceable to theCommon and Agreed National Goals for Schooling (AEC, 1989), namely that students will develop skills in 'information processing and...
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 27, No. 3 (2013) pp. 133–142
The Teaching Teachers to the Future project provided an opportunity to try a new idea within the ICT and Pedagogy methods subject of the Bachelor of Education program. We believed that deliberately helping pre-service teachers transition from being...
Pathways of professional learning for elementary science teachers using computer learning environments
(2004) pp. 1–218
This dissertation reports on a three year study designed to investigate the trajectories of two urban elementary school teachers—a novice and an experienced teacher—learning to teach a science curriculum unit using an inquiry approach supported by...
Science and Children Vol. 41, No. 1 (September 2003) pp. 31–35
Through an interactive partnership, fifth-grade students collected data on plants and joined an active scientific community of working scientists. This Web-based Integrated Science Environment (WISE) project involved asking questions about plants,...
Meta-Analysis of Correlations Revisited: Attempted Replication and Extension of Field's (2001) Simulation Studies
Psychological Methods Vol. 14, No. 1 (March 2009) pp. 24–42
In 2 Monte Carlo studies of fixed- and random-effects meta-analysis for correlations, A. P. Field (2001) ostensibly evaluated Hedges-Olkin-Vevea Fisher-[zeta] and Schmidt-Hunter Pearson-r estimators and tests in 120 conditions. Some authors have...
From Phenotype to Genotype: Exploring Middle School Students' Understanding of Genetic Inheritance in a Web-Based Environment
American Biology Teacher Vol. 74, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 35–40
Research shows that students face challenges as they learn about genetic inheritance. The challenges could emanate from the fact that genetic inheritance involves unseen processes at different organizational levels. We explored students'...
Science Scope Vol. 31, No. 7 (March 2008) pp. 42–49
The Technology-Enhanced Learning in Science (TELS) center, a National Science Foundation-funded Center for Learning and Teaching, offers research-tested science modules for students in grades 6-12 (Linn et al. 2006). These free, online modules...
Open Praxis Vol. 8, No. 2 (May 13, 2016) pp. 81–91
Open Research has the potential to advance the scientific process by improving the transparency, rigour, scope and reach of research, but choosing to experiment with Open Research carries with it a set of ideological, legal, technical and...
Science Scope Vol. 36, No. 2 (October 2012) pp. 69–73
Genetics is an increasingly important topic in today's society, and one that permeates people's lives on many levels. Students, teachers, and the general public alike are constantly exposed to this topic through popular television shows such as "CSI:...
Samuel J. Polizzi; Michelle Head; Donna Barrett-Williams; Joshua Ellis; Gillian H. Roehrig; Gregory T. Rushton
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 75, No. 1 (October 2018) pp. 174–186
Induction training is a leading model for supporting teachers in today's challenging profession. We describe an online induction support scaffold designed around teacher leadership, and investigate how novice US teachers use leadership roles to...
Lauren B. Moffitt; Amanda Garcia-Williams; John P. Berg; Michelle E. Calderon; Ann P. Haas; Nadine J. Kaslow
Journal of College Student Psychotherapy Vol. 28, No. 1 (2014) pp. 23–34
Suicidal behavior is a significant concern among graduate students. Because many suicidal graduate students do not access mental health services, programs to connect them to resources are essential. This article describes the Interactive Screening...