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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) p. 1779
This presentation will discuss and demonstrate how presentation modality (text with picture and text with video) and feedback can assist students in learning Microsoft Excel. The demonstration will provide examples and discuss when to use the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 515–520
Building a community of learners is an essential component of the online learning environment. The majority of research on interaction in online courses has focused primarily on asynchronous tools. This study was design primarily to examine the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 1183–1185
This paper presents the findings of a study that examined the effects of presentation modality and feedback on student learning in regards with Microsoft Excel. The study determined that presentation modality was not a factor in student learning....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 370–373
Previous research on improving online discussion participation rates and critical thinking skills has mainly focused on question types or the instructor’s role as facilitator. Studies have shown video to be a motivator, raising student engagement in ...
Distance education, innovativeness, and teacher education: Status in Iowa independent, four-year colleges and universities
(1997) pp. 1–108
The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between organizational characteristics and the organizational innovativeness of teacher education programs in institutions of higher education in the state of Iowa in reference to the...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 43, No. 5 (1999) pp. 33–37
Examines the integration of technology in Iowa high schools. Highlights include rural versus urban schools; available technology in the classrooms, labs, media centers, and administrative offices; uses of technology; the perceived impact of using...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 3641–3643
The Assistive Technology for Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom (ATTIC) Project had a major goal of developing a self-contained, portable collection of assistive technology to introduce assistive technology to 'regular' classroom teachers and...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 14, No. 2 (April 2005) pp. 199–205
Presentation of software instruction has been supported by manuals and textbooks consisting of screen captures but a multimedia approach may increase learning outcomes. This paper investigates the effects of modality (text, audio, or dual) on the...
Factors That Influence the Difference in the Levels of Technology Integration into the Schools’ Curricula.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3269–3274
This study examines the relationship between levels of technology integration into the schools' curricula by examining that variable with demographics, educator technology proficiency, and the amount of technology professional development by which...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 1481–1482
In this session, we provide a brief guide for aspiring authors in the field of educational technology. We concentrate on journal articles rather than on books or electronic publishing. After looking briefly at some of the reasons for publishing,...
Topics: Educational Technology
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 2190–2196
The world-wide web provides a convenient and inexpensive means of course delivery and institutions of higher education are rushing to put courses on the web. Once the decision has been made to develop a web-based course, the next important...
Topics: Instructional Design
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 8, No. 2 (2007) pp. 161–169
This study was designed primarily to examine how synchronous communication facilitated graduate students' online collaboration and their perceptions of synchronous communication. Thirty online graduate students were required to use instant messenger ...
Preparing Teachers for the Inclusive Classroom: A Preliminary Study of Attitudes and Knowledge of Assistive Technology
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (2001) pp. 419–431
The purpose of this study was to examine current attitudes and knowledge of preservice teachers towards assistive technology and to develop, implement, and evaluate a mini-workshop on assistive technology to better prepare regular classroom teachers ...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 1, No. 3 (2000) pp. 215–24
Examines the impact of the IDEA Star Schools Project activities on learner and learning environment. A questionnaire based on previous work at NCREL and Milken collected data from current and past winners of an exemplary technology use award....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 3760–3762
There have been research studies providing implications on how to design teacher training programs in order to promote technology integration in classroom settings. Although implications address best practices which may be used in teacher training,...
Selected Research and Development Papers Presented at the National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology [AECT] 1999 (February 1999)
This project was part of the program evaluation of the Iowa Distance Education Alliance, a Star Schools Project funded by the U.S. Department of Education. Thirty Iowa high schools were selected to represent the state. Interviews were conducted with ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 1118–1125
K-12 English as a Second Language K-12 environments are severely under-represented in Web 2.0 and second language acquisition research. This study was designed using qualitative methodology to explore the integration of vodcasts as student...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 4, No. 2 (2003) pp. 129–41
In 1997, Christine Sorenson reported on the Iowa Distance Education Alliance project that developed an instrument to assess student attitudes about experiences in Iowa Communications Network classrooms. This study evaluates graduate students to...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1499–1504
The purpose of this paper is to share the findings of a study that examines issues regarding K-12 integration of Internet instruction. The main thrust of this project involves the development of a comprehensive educational internet database...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3505–3510
The growing inclusion of special needs students in the regular classroom has created a need for at least a minimal awareness of instructional methods and asistive devices to help these students become productive members in the classroom. This...
Graduate Student’s Preference toward Strong Instructor Support over Peer to Peer Collaboration in Online Courses
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (Oct 18, 2011) pp. 730–735
This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on graduate level students enrolled in distance/online education courses. Multiple regression analyses were conducted to examine student’s preference in the online learning environment and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 3962–3968
This experimental study investigated the effects of computer-based Chinese character illustration modalities and practice strategies on the learning of Chinese characters.A 3 x 2 x 2 mixed model factorial design was created by crossing three levels...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2348–2354
This study aims to investigate the effects of different input modifications on reading comprehension and vocabulary acquisition in learning Chinese. A multimedia instruction with various annotation techniques is to be implemented in teaching Chinese ...
A Case Study: The Role of Student-Generated Vidcasts in K-12 Language Learner Academic Language and Content Acquisition
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 46, No. 3 (2014) pp. 297–324
The purpose of this study was to explore the integration of vidcasts as student-generated products in English as a second language (ESL) classrooms. We collected qualitative data through observations, student artifacts, and semistructured interviews ...
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 103, No. 8 (August 2009) pp. 457–469
Using the expert opinion of more than 30 professionals, this Delphi study set out to develop a set of assistive technology competencies for teachers of students with visual impairments. The result of the study was the development of a highly...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 2, No. 2 (2001) pp. 119–40
A review of research in distance education indicates that results are consistent in that there is no significant difference in achievement attributable to the delivery system. This paper attempts to look beyond these studies by examining research...