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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4620–4623
This research examines the potential of online Socratic Seminars as an instructional strategy to promote critical thinking among high school students in the Social Studies curriculum. Based on the discourse analysis of the online discussions in...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1939–1941
This case study reports the success story of a peer-supported online homework assistance for public high school students. The goal of this project is to provide students the opportunity to problem solve questions about their homework as a community....
Examining How Middle School Science Teachers Implement a Multimedia-Enriched Problem-Based Learning Environment
Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning Vol. 6, No. 2 (2012) pp. 46–84
This study examined how a group of ten middle school teachers implemented a technology enriched problem-based learning (PBL) environment. The goal was to understand their motivation, document their implementation techniques, and identify factors...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 1993–2000
To understand on-line collaborative learning based on an ethical view and a relational view, this paper presents students' caring relationships in computer supported collaborative learning course at the graduate level. As well, this paper offers the ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 1681–1685
Despite the fact that there are no lack of recommended techniques for teaching culture through the telecollaboration approach, we only know very few of the practice of teaching culture (Moore, 1996) or have controversial opinions on how it should be ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 2001–2003
This paper presents students' trust relationship in a computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) environment. Comparing with the trust relationship in the computer supported collaborative work (CSCW), to understand the trust relationship in...
Students Perception on Trust Relationships in a Computer Supported Collaborative Learning Environment
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3460–3462
In situations of interdependence, trust is not a feeling of warmth or affection but the conscious regulation of one's dependence on another. To understand trust relationships of peer students, this paper reports various students' perceptions on...
Designing and Development of a Computer Based GED Mathematics Tutorial Program: from Cognitive Load and Motivational perspectives
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3628–3631
Abstract: This paper reports the design and development of an online tutorial program for the Mathematics test in the General Education Development (GED) Test. According to the Texas Education Agency, an estimated 15.4 million adults world wide...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 2882–2887
As technology integration becomes more prevalent in foreign language classrooms, successful technology integration strategies also become more critical. This paper reports a study on technology integration in a Private Mandarin Chinese Institute in ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 992–995
To understand Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) based on an ethical view and a relational view, this paper presents how the caring construct is similar with and different from the previous constructs such as the social interdependent...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1477–1482
This presentation describes the process involved in designing an interactive multimedia learning environment called TNA Online Training Course Development to support task-based learning for the insurance service professionals. The goals of the...
Using a Web Enhanced, Inquiry-Based Learning Module to Increase Cultural Awareness Among Middle School Students
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1408–1415
The challenges of teaching cultural issues about East Asian countries include 1) lack of visually enriched materials available, and 2) lack of sufficient knowledge by the teachers. Given the current trend towards a global economy, there is an...
Designing Interactive Multimedia to Promote Cultural Awareness Among Middle School Social Studies Students
Lucas Horton; Min Liu; Damien Brockmann; Hyeseung Chang; Ivonne Gibbs; Shih-Ting Lee; Tomoko Traphagan
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2829–2834
This presentation describes the development of an interactive multimedia learning environment called Not Just Sushi to support inquiry-based learning in sixth grade Social Studies classrooms. The goals of the project are to enhance appreciation...
Instructional Strategies in Teaching Fundamental Computer Technology Skills: Meet the Needs of Students at Various Learning or Capability Levels
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4170–4173
Instruction is created for learners. Without having target learners in mind, we will not be able to create effective or valid instruction. However, students in one class could vary at their entry levels and other aspects. How can we create...