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Computers in the Schools Vol. 23, No. 1 (Jul 21, 2006) pp. 173–189
This article introduces the concept of Personal Educational Tools (PETs) and places these tools within the context of existing rationales for using technology for teaching, learning, and instruction. An identification of the distinguishing...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 38, No. 1 (2005) pp. 23–37
Data gathered from 10,000 Texas public school students in Grades 3-12 over the years 2000, 2001, 2002, and 2005 were analyzed to replicate findings first discovered as a byproduct of evaluation of a large scale U.S. Department of Education...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) p. 425
The Topological Panorama Camera (Topocam) is a new educational technology based upon the 150-year old panorama camera. This digital imaging camera moves along a modular track as it scans a scene through a vertical slit or line. The camera's images ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 734–737
The purpose of this study was to create and pilot test an assessment tool for pre-service teachers based on national standards regarding their general preparation to use technology in the classroom. The survey was produced from the The National...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1130–1136
Data gathered from 195 preservice and inservice teachers at four universities during 2014 were used to determine the suitability of the newly revised Technology Proficiency Self Assessment (TPSA C21) for release for wide-scale distribution. Findings ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3775–3780
The DAMSALS2 ITEST Project at University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM) is training teachers to provide students with technology skills needed to prepare them for technology intensive careers in agriculture. Eco-loggers, hand-held GPS units, and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1186–1188
SimMentoring is a three-year project awarded by the U.S. Dept. of Education Fund For the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) to the University of North Texas and Curveshift Inc. The project combines human mentoring with exposure to a wide ...
No more standing-by for middle schoolers: Project Updates from Middle Schoolers Out to Save the World (MSOSW)
Rhonda Christensen; Tandra Tyler-Wood; Gerald Knezek; David Gibson; Theresa Overall; Lisa Gros; Allan Baer; Amber Ellison; Okyoung Lim; Patty Veayo; Cindy Anderson; Jennifer Simone
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 3552–3553
In this NSF-ITEST project, approximately 600 sixth graders from nine middle schools in Louisiana, Maine, Texas and Vermont are monitoring home energy use under supervision of their (14) teachers. The data are being used to develop optimum scenarios...