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The Impact of a Federally Funded Grant on a Professional Development Program: Teachers' Stages of Concern toward Technology Integration
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 25, No. 2 (2009) pp. 45–55
This study investigated the effects of a teacher professional development program funded by a No Child Left Behind (NCLB) grant on program participants' (teachers') stages of concern toward instructional technology integration into curriculum. The...
The Impact of a NCLB-EETT Funded Professional Development Program on Teacher Self-Efficacy and Resultant Implementation
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 41, No. 1 (2008) pp. 43–61
In response to the need to train teachers to effectively integrate technology into elementary and secondary education, a teacher professional development program funded by a federal grant provided a selection of instructional technology integration...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 26, No. 2 (2009) pp. 89–106
The purpose of this study was to examine teachers' perceptions of their school environment in terms of factors that enhance or prohibit the use of instructional technology. The study also investigated whether the technology implementation...
Connecting Secondary and Postsecondary Student Social Media Skills: Recommendations for Administrators
Educational Leadership and Administration: Teaching and Program Development Vol. 25 (March 2014) pp. 54–64
Social media has become common ground for many high school and college students, and its use has the potential to impact learning. With fast response times and immediate availability of ideas and data, students change their perceptions about how...
William Lan; Steven Crooks; Lucy Barnard; David White; Chenying Wang; Richard Lu; Raymond Flores; Daniah Alabbasi
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 1149–1153
Designed to investigate the effectiveness of using PowerPoint in college students' learning, this study manipulated two characteristics of a PowerPoint presentation: the amount of information (small vs. large); and the organization of information ...
How to Present a Computer-Based Geographic Map: Do Map Label and Textbox Location Make a Difference in Learning?
Lucy Barnard; Steven Crooks; Garrett Boroda; Monsicha Kittikunanant; Richard Lu; Chenying Wang; Qingfu Wang; David White; Amani Zaier
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 1038–1040
As the instructional uses of the world wide web continue to escalate, there is a need for continued research on the most effective ways to design and deliver online learning materials. Studies have shown that geographic maps can assist in the recall ...
Kyong-Jee Kim; Xiaojing Lu; Seung-hee Lee; Curtis J. Bonk; Richard J. Magjuka; Shijuan Liu; Mengyu Zhai; Bude Su; Alyssa Wise
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
Online teaching and learning is making a significant impact on the fabric of higher education. In particular, online MBA programs have seen a rapid rise in student enrollments in recent years while the student enrollments in traditional in-residence ...
Leonard Annetta; Jamie Kirkley; Diane Ketelhut; Philippos Savvides; Lilly Lu; Matt Dunleavy; Greg Jones; Richard Lamb; Marcus Stone; Sonny Kirkley; Mina Johnson-Glenberg; David Birchfield; Walt Heinecke
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1832–1833
There is growing appreciation across the broader education community that educational three dimensional virtual learning environments are part of the daily lives of citizens. This blurring of the boundaries along with better understandings of...
Teresa Franklin; Len Annetta; Lin Lin; Tao Zhang; Pg Schrader; Leanna Achambalt; Conrad Oh-Young; Lilly Lu; Erin Peters Burton; Wendy Frazier; Richard Lamb; Rebecca Cheng; Margaret Chmiel; Marie Iding; Joan Nordbotten; Lisa Carrington; Lisa Kervin; Brian Ferry; Mariya Yukhymenko
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 2534–2535
Today’s pre-service teachers have grown up with ubiquitous access to computers and the Internet, which has changed how they learn and how they will teach (Prensky, 20011). Virtual worlds, games and simulations are not new to pre-service teachers and ...