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Online Teacher Professional Development and Implementation Success: The Learning to Teach with Technology Studio (LTTS) Experience
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 407–413
Teacher professional development efforts are reported to have little impact on classroom practices and student achievement. Rooted in theory and research, the design of the Learning to Teach with Technology Studio (LTTS), an online problem-based...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 1285–1289
This presentation will introduce an online professional development course management system designed at Indiana University to support one on one mentoring and delivery of problem-centered courses. The focus of this application is teacher...
Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication Vol. 42, No. 2 (1995) pp. 262–77
Surveys 28 expert technical editors regarding their views on editing and how computer-based tools could aid their work. Finds that the editing environment, the process of editing, the skills involved, and the errors found all influenced the types of ...
Designing Cross-Cultural Distance Education Program for Facilitating Pedagogical Change: Challenges and Strategies
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) p. 634
Azerbaijan and the U.S. faculty will present and discuss their efforts to establish a Distance Education Center. The DE Center will support faculty at 15 universities in developing and delivering DE through face-to-face consulting and online...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 40, No. 3 (1992) pp. 95–111
Describes the results of a needs analysis conducted to determine the requirements of teachers who wish to restructure their classrooms. The development of Strategic Teaching Frameworks, a hypermedia system to aid teachers and administrators in...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 37, No. 2 (March 2009) pp. 129–149
Using cluster analysis this study investigated the characteristics of learning strategies learners use in online courses with one-on-one mentoring. Three distinct approaches were identified: "Mastery oriented", "Task focused" and "Minimalist in...
Association for Educational Communications and Technology Annual Meeting 2004 (October 2005)
Interest in online education has grown rapidly over the past and will continue to grow. An increasing number of universities are offering online learning (OL) opportunities. Teacher professional development is part of this trend as well. Numerous...
Selected Research and Development Presentations at the National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Sponsored by the Research and Theory Division 1998 (February 1998)
This paper presents a model for designing computer-based simulation environments within a constructivist framework for the K-12 school setting. The following primary criteria for the development of simulations are proposed: (1) the problem needs to...
Educational Technology Vol. 31, No. 9 (1991) pp. 12–15
Discusses theories of constructivism, educational technology, and instructional design that were raised in an earlier issue. Topics discussed include process versus content of learning; collaboration; prespecification of knowledge in building...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1997 (March 1997)
The goal of the research reported here was to examine how teachers perceived their role as coach, as well as how they actually interacted with students in a computer simulation environment. Simulations like "The Chelsea Bank" significantly impact...
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 8, No. 1 (1999) pp. 1–40
Describes and evaluates a technology source, Strategic Teaching Framework (STF), to support elementary school teachers in adopting a situated, constructivist approach to teaching mathematics. Presents three case studies of teachers as well as a...
Designing cross-cultural e-learning program for facilitating pedagogical change: Challenges and strategies
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4249–4256
Understanding epistemological and cultural impasses in cross-cultural partnership projects is becoming essential for the effective transfer of innovative teaching and learning methods and development of trusting relationships between participating...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 6, No. 3 (1997) pp. 161–71
Examines the implementation of a laserdisk-based science curriculum in an elementary school. Issues discussed include ownership of the classroom discussion, constraints on activities, and the teacher's response to the teaching tools. Also examines...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 43, No. 2 (1998) pp. 15–23
Educators are adopting learner-centered instruction in which students, facilitated by technology, collaborate with peers and engage in problem solving and inquiry. This article discusses ways to use technology in authentic learner inquiry as an...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 2529–2535
This paper examines the student and school factors (especially geographic location) on student achievement in the Cisco Networking Academy, a technology enhanced learning environment. The instructional model in the Cisco Networking Academy combines...
Technology Enhanced Learning Environments for Closing the Gap in Student Achievement Between Regions: Does it Work?
AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 301–315
Student achievement gap between urban and suburban regions are a major issue in U.S. schools. Technology enhanced learning environments that support teaching and learning process with advanced technology may close this achievement gap. This paper...
Connecting Online Learners with Diverse Local Practices: The Design of Effective Common Reference Points for Conversation
Distance Education Vol. 30, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 317–338
This mixed-methods study probed the effectiveness of three kinds of objects (video, theory, metaphor) as common reference points for conversations between online learners (student teachers). Individuals' degree of detail-focus was examined as a...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 31, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2004) pp. 247–271
This research experimentally manipulated the social presence cues in instructor's messages to students. The context was an online professional development one-credit course with one-to-one mentoring of students. Additionally, student learning...
Extending the Pedagogy of Threaded-Topic Discussions. Vol. 2001, No. 1 (2001)
Discusses principles to use in evaluating online university courses, including student-faculty contact; cooperation among students; active learning, including course projects; prompt feedback; time on task, including the need for deadlines; high...
Factors Impacting Adult Learner Achievement in a Technology Certificate Program on Computer Networks
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 9, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 97–107
This study investigates the factors impacting the achievement of adult learners in a technology certificate program on computer networks. We studied 2442 participants in 256 institutions. The participants were older than age 18 and were enrolled in...
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
The purpose of this exploratory experimental study was to examine how online cognitive facilitation that promotes cognitive presence, while keeping facilitator's social presence constant, affects student learning and satisfaction in an online...
Team Regulation in a Simulated Medical Emergency: An In-Depth Analysis of Cognitive, Metacognitive, and Affective Processes
Melissa C. Duffy; Roger Azevedo; Ning-Zi Sun; Sophia E. Griscom; Victoria Stead; Linda Crelinsten; Jeffrey Wiseman; Thomas Maniatis; Kevin Lachapelle
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 43, No. 3 (May 2015) pp. 401–426
This study examined the nature of cognitive, metacognitive, and affective processes among a medical team experiencing difficulty managing a challenging simulated medical emergency case by conducting in-depth analysis of process data. Medical...