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Arizona State Univ.
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 1458–1459
Our university has offered distance learning courses for several decades. Like many universities, ours has in recent years encouraged faculty to explore uses of the internet for instruction. We currently have over sixty courses which use the...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 39, No. 3 (1991) pp. 49–58
Discussion of teachers' knowledge of instructional design principles highlights a required computer literacy course for preservice teachers that was redesigned to include substantial components to teach instructional design. Results of a study that...
Selected Research and Development Presentations at the 1996 National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (1996)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the achievement and attitudinal effects of navigational behavior patterns and learner option choices in using a hypermedia-based computer-assisted instruction (CAI) unit designed for college students....
This paper argues that formative evaluation of instruction, which is generally agreed to be critical for instruction in any medium, is even more crucial when the instruction is to be delivered by interactive technologies such as computers,...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 19, No. 1 (2010) pp. 79–102
This study investigated the comparative effects of adjunct questions, student self-generated questions, and note taking on learning from a multimedia database. High school students worked individually or in cooperative dyads on a computer-based...
Current Tensions: A Review of Technology Integration Models Utilized by Pre-Service Teacher Educator Programs
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2295–2300
First-year teachers often feel under-prepared to handle technology integration in the classroom; yet, the diversity of integration approaches continues to grow, making it increasingly difficult for teacher educator programs (TEPs) to design quality...
A study was conducted to explore teacher training needs related to effective use of technology in the classroom, with the specific objective of helping to improve a state-required, one-credit media competency course taken by approximately 250...
Effects of an Educational Computing Course on Preservice Teachers' Attitudes and Anxiety toward Computers
Journal of Computing in Childhood Education Vol. 3, No. 1 (1992) pp. 31–41
Examined the prior computer experience of preservice teachers and whether their attitudes and feelings of anxiety are influenced by participation in computer course. Findings suggest that participation in a semester-long systematically designed...
Teaching Science Using Interactive Videodisc: Results of the Pilot Year Evaluation of the Texas Learning Technology Group Project
A computer-based interactive video was developed in 1985 for the Texas Learning Technology Group (TLTG) Project, a partnership formed by the Texas Association of School Boards, the National Science Center Foundation, and 12 Texas school districts in ...
Applying Social Cognitive Constructs of Motivation to Enhance Student Success in Online Distance Education
AACE Journal Vol. 11, No. 1 (2003) pp. 78–95
This article relates findings from a review of the literature on six motivational constructs studied in traditional environments to online education concepts to identify methods for ensuring student success in online courses. The six motivational...
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 1997 (February 1997)
A qualitative study was conducted to determine the perceptions of preservice teachers on how computers will be used in schools in the future. Undergraduate students (n=40) were given a 60-minute multimedia presentation on how computer and multimedia ...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 49, No. 4 (2005) pp. 67–73
Teaching methods often promote fact gathering and memorization rather than the use of those facts to solve complex, realistic problems. Students easily memorize basic facts, steps and procedures, repeating them flawlessly from memory when asked. The ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1651–1658
The influence of media on learning has been a subject of educational research since 1912. But the results have often been inconclusive, or have been based upon inaccurate media comparisons. Clark argues that different media being compared must use...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 16, No. 2 (March 2005) pp. 65–95
Researchers investigating issues related to computing in higher education are increasingly using qualitative research methods to conduct their investigations. However, they may have little training or experience in qualitative research. The purpose...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 387–411
Web accessibility has become a paramount concern in providing equal access to audiences of all abilities. Unless web accessibility is supported and employed, the internet does not deliver worldwide access as it was intended. This study engaged 60...
Educational Technology Vol. 33, No. 6 (1993) pp. 26–31
Examines reasons why some elementary and secondary school teachers resist computers and discusses the changing role of teachers who do use computers. Topics addressed include a historical perspective on educational technology focusing on...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 605–607
Abstract: Given the challenges that preservice teacher education faces today, the Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to use Technology (PT3) program was created to develop a nationwide video database to bridge the gap between the theory and the practice...
So you are going to be an online writing instructor: issues in designing, developing, and delivering an online course
Computers and Composition Vol. 18, No. 4 (2001) pp. 371–385
Online education is increasing exponentially in colleges and universities. In this article, writing instructors are introduced to theories of instructional design that form the foundation to support effective student learning. We present a series of ...
Visualizing Chemistry for Online College Learning: An Introduction to the Hybridization of Atomic Orbitals
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 139–140
This paper describes a project designed to help undergraduate organic chemistry students better understand the concept of atomic orbital hybridization. This topic tends to be difficult for beginning organic chemistry students to comprehend due to...
This paper provides a definition of interactive multimedia and explains why it is of interest to teachers and trainers, how it is produced and utilized, and how the role of teachers may be changed. It also offers recommendations for teacher trainers....
Adult Learner Participation in an Online Degree Program: A Program-Level Study of Voluntary Computer-Mediated Communication
Distance Education Vol. 28, No. 3 (November 2007) pp. 299–312
Several studies examining computer-mediated communications (CMC) in online courses have found low levels of participation under both voluntary (ungraded) and mandatory (graded) conditions. This is troubling since student participation is widely...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 664–667
In this paper we aim to describe major aspects of the process of developing a videocase for use by preservice teachers. The project described is the gBest Practices h project, funded by a Preparing Tomorrow fs Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) grant, ...
Journal of Experimental Education Vol. 66, No. 3 (1998) pp. 223–44
Studied effects of instructional method (cooperative vs. individual) and learner control of options on achievement, option use, attitudes, and interactions of college students during computer-based instruction. Achievement benefits of cooperative...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 2617–2622
Higher education and technology are linked through a multitude of activities involved in productivity, research, teaching, and learning. Appropriate choices for using and integration technology into higher education are influenced by challenges...
International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) Vol. 5, No. 3 (Aug 29, 2012) pp. 37–42
Periodic assessment and evaluation is an important part of any successful program. This paper presents the findings of a needs assessment which examined the influence of e-learning and technical skill development in the area of educational...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 93–96
Preservice teachers do not believe that their teacher education courses prepare them to use technology innovatively in their future classrooms (Willis, Thompson & Sadera, 1999). The Best Practices project is intended to elevate this problem by...
Collaboration Modality, Cognitive Load, and Science Inquiry Learning in Virtual Inquiry Environments
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 58, No. 6 (December 2010) pp. 693–710
Educational multi-user virtual environments (MUVEs) have been shown to be effective platforms for situated science inquiry curricula. While researchers find MUVEs to be supportive of collaborative scientific inquiry processes, the complex mix of...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 97–100
This paper will discuss the complexities in editing digital video clips for a pre-service teacher-training program. The original video is recorded by digital camcorders with mini-DV tapes, and the edited video is mainly used for web sites. Roughly...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 24, No. 4 (2016) pp. 799–813
The purpose of this study was to investigate the impacts of visual cues and different types of self-explanation prompts on learning, cognitive load, and intrinsic motivation in an interactive multimedia environment that was designed to deliver a...
Wilhelmina Savenye; Christine Ziobrowski; James Middleton; Thomas Brush; Patricia Horn; Michael Blocher; John Chadwick; Oksuz Cumali
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2520–2522
As part of a PT3 grant to improve teacher preparation for technology integration, we are developing a rich database of "best practices" lessons delivered in a digital video database. Preservice teachers can view full lessons of exemplary teachers...
John Quick; Lisa Tolentino; Philippos Savvides; Elizabeth Berry; William Krause; Wilhelmina Savenye; Mina Johnson; David Birchfield
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 428–432
The unique circumstances that arise from working with autistic students call for the development of innovative learning, evaluation, and assessment methods. The Situated Multimedia Arts Learning Lab's (SMALLab) overarching goal is to build embodied, ...
Wilhelmina Savenye; Herb Dwyer; Mary Niemczyk; Zane Olina; Alexander Kim; Adamos Nicolaou; Howard Kopp
Computers in the Schools Vol. 20, No. 3 (Nov 21, 2003) pp. 3–14
A school district in the southwestern United States has over the past several years built its infrastructure to support high-quality technology integration by its teachers. The district partnered with a nearby university's educational technology...
Wilhelmina Savenye; James Middleton; Cumali Oksuz; Terri Kurz; Gloria Llama; Jiahong Li; Ann Igoe; Martha Mann; Everett Louis; Praveen Puligundla
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1169–1170
A set of digital videocases to aid teachers in learning to integrate technology has been developed. In this presentation we will demonstrate the videocases and how they were developed. We will also summarize the methodology and results of a series ...
Ann Igoe; Marti Julian; Terri Kurz; Jiahong Li; Gloria Llama; Wilhelmina Savenye; Thomas Brush; James Middleton; Patty Horn; Cumali Oksuz
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2179–2180
This presentation will demonstrate a set of videocases of good teaching practices for technology integration. The videocases have been developed as part of a field-based PT3-funded project, and are being delivered via the world wide web. Several...
Jodi James; Susan Bendix; Jennifer Tsukayama; Harper Piver; Wilhelmina Savenye; Ranga Chilakamarri; Arlene Westphal; Gary Minyard; David Birchfield; Harvey Thornburg
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3558–3563
This paper will focus on the installation of our interactive environment, Smallab, at Herrera School for the Fine Arts in October 2006 and March 2007, and subsequent implementation of innovative pedagogical techniques within this space. At Herrera, ...
Building and Evaluating Education and Outreach Programs for an NSF Engineering Research Center, the Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG)
Wilhelmina Savenye; Jean Larson; Claudia Zapata; Edward Kavazanjian; Kristin Elwood; Wendy Barnard; Megan O'Donnell; Jennifer Chandler; Delia Saenz; Miriam Woolley; Leon Van Paassen; Colleen Bronzer; Jason DeJong; Alejandro Martinez
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 960–965
A new Engineering Research Center in the US was recently funded by the National Science Foundation, the Center for Bio-mediated and Bio-inspired Geotechnics (CBBG); this center exemplifies the beginning of the new field of biogeotechnics. Arizona...