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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2068–2075
This study examines computer use in eight non-urban secondary schools in Ghana. The purpose was to understand how teachers and students use computers in their classrooms: What is the computer learning environment? What training have teachers had?...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 2, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 75–86
This case study investigates the learning experiences and learning processes that occur during students’ development of culminating electronic portfolios for a Master of Education in Computer Education and Technology. Data were collected through in...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to examine preservice teachers’ experiences and the meaning they gave to their experiences in a “Technology Applications in Education” online course. The theoretical framework was based on the “Rich...
Topics: Preservice Teachers
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (2005) pp. 65–84
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to examine preservice teachers' experiences and the meaning they gave to their experiences in a "Technology Applications in Education" online course. The theoretical framework was based on the "Rich...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 4, No. 4 (1988) pp. 443–52
Describes study that investigated the effect of learning Logo on middle school students' understanding of specific mathematical concepts and on their level of cognitive development. Treatments for the experimental and control groups are outlined,...
HyperCard is a general-purpose program for the Macintosh computer that allows multiple ways of viewing and accessing a large body of information. Two ways in which HyperCard can be used as a research tool are illustrated. One way is to organize and...
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 25, No. 2 (1992) pp. 187–99
In this study, seventh-grade students used hypermedia software, a graphics scanner, and a videodisc player to create multimedia research reports for science. Topics addressed include skill development, student and teacher opinions on time spent...
American Secondary Education Vol. 35, No. 2 (2007) pp. 69–82
What are middle school students' attitudes toward digital cheating and plagiarism? To answer the question, an empirical study was conducted in three middle schools using multiple focus groups and interviews. Students participated in the focus groups,...
Computers & Education Vol. 49, No. 2 (September 2007) pp. 530–544
Wireless Internet technology is gaining a foothold on more and more campuses, yet few studies have investigated how wireless Internet supports and enhances a student-centered learning environment. This study seeks to fill the gap by developing an...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2002 (April 2002)
The educational, social, and familial influences that lead women to choose information technology (IT) careers were examined in an online survey. Of the 2,500 women who were employed in IT careers in 38 countries and who belonged to the IT...
Middle School Journal Vol. 37, No. 1 (September 2005) pp. 38–44
Collaborating with three university researchers, three seventh-grade teachers and their students worked on one component of a three-year NSF-funded research project examining the media messages about information technology and careers that middle...
Using Synchronous Computer-Mediated Communication to Teach Foreign Students Spoken English: An Exploratory Study
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 397–404
Computer-mediated communication (CMC) has received considerable attention over past twenty years to enhance foreign language teaching and learning. However, few research studies have addressed the use of text, audio, and video-based SCMC to enhance...