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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4243–4246
This paper explores the use of handhelds as effective assistive device for students with mild disabilities. Through a grant form Verizon the Texas Center for Educational Technology has provided handhelds for middle school students with mild...
Project BUGS (Bringing Up Girls in Science): Providing Girls with an Opportunity to Develop Science and Mathematics Skills Through Technology
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3215–3219
Bringing UP Girls in Science (BUGS) is a demonstration project in the Department of Technology and Cognition at the University of North Texas (UNT). The goal of this project is to provide educational experiences in an outdoor learning lab for girls ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3946–3949
For many years, assistive technology (AT) was considered only for students with significant disabilities. For these students, AT was a primary means to access curriculum and instruction in the classroom. The high cost of the devices, complex...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3209–3214
This study examined the technology skills of 278 pre-service teachers as they entered and exited a required, technology infused, introductory special education course. The major finding was that alternative certification teacher candidates generally ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1974–1978
This paper reports on the rationale for a study designed to determine the effectiveness of technology enriched assignments integrated into a pre-service teacher education program for future special education teachers. The requirements of new ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1740–1741
Carefully designed infusion of technology into field experiences for preservice teachers can provide a formal teaching and learning approach that encourages future teachers to demonstrate and model proficiency in technology applications and usage. ...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 19, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 93–110
This study at a large midwestern university evaluated the use of a web-based simulated classroom, simSchool, with pre-service and in-service special education students, to determine if use of the simulated classroom influences students’ perceptions...
Topics: Inclusive Education, Virtual Environments, Distance Education, Computers, Teachers, Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Software, eLearning, Professional Development, Preservice Teacher Education
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 767–771
The 21st century will require educational changes to meet the demands of industry. Workers in the 21st century must come equipped with a repertoire of both science and technology skills. Currently, many employers are concerned about where they...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 1007–1008
Technology offers a plethora of opportunity for the gifted secondary student. Appropriate programs such as word processing, databases, spreadsheets and simulation programs are tools which go beyond the mechanics of learning and utilize the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1661–1662
PT3 Implementation at the University of North Texas Gerald Knezek Rhonda Christensen Tandra Tyler-Wood Dana Arrowood Theresa Overall Garry Mayes Michele Maldonado The Millennium II consortium is implementing seven preservice teacher...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2771–2773
The University of North Texas Educational Diagnostician Program has implemented effective uses of technology to help address the critical need for diagnosticians in the Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex and surrounding rural areas. Students in the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1784–1787
More than 20 preservice methods courses are currently taught in the College of Education at the University of North Texas. Prior to 1999, fewer than half of these courses made extensive use of information technology, and fewer than one-fourth...