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Females' video game playing motivation and performance: Examining gender stereotypes and competence goals
Females' video game playing motivation and performance: Examining gender stereotypes and competence@goals (2008) pp. 1–99
Research on gender and video game playing has long been interested in the question of why females play fewer video games and play video games less frequently than males do. The present dissertation examines the immediate impacts of a negative gender ...
Youth development in a community technology center: Negotiation of “off-the-record-learning” with technology
Youth@development in a community@technology@center: Negotiation<p>of “off@-the@-record@-learning” with technology (2004) pp. 1–299
This dissertation is a study of how learning and development goals are organized within a community technology center (CTC) for youth called Teen TechArts. It describes the developmental processes made available to youth through opportunities to...
@?Exploring the assessment of geological@observation with design@research (2007) pp. 1–160
The purpose of this study was to investigate the assessment of geological observation through the development and field testing of performance tasks. The study addressed a central challenge in geoscience education: for students to observe the world...
Technology use in a Puerto Rican preparatory school: Practices and beliefs as they relate to curriculum integration
Technology use in a Puerto Rican preparatory@school: Practices and beliefs as they relate to curriculum@integration (2006) pp. 1–117
The broader purposes of this research were to explore a relatively unknown area regarding the status of technology integration in private schools in Puerto Rico, and whether this study would produce similar results to other studies conducted abroad...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 448–454
Since the 1970s Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) have been used sporadically in education (Harasim, 1989;
Together We Form a New Culture: Students’ Perspectives on the Influence of Diversity in a Web-Based Collaborative Learning Community
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 417–418
This paper investigates students' perspectives on how cultural diversity impacts learning in an online collaborative learning course. Specifically, how students successfully achieve optimal learning in this online learning community as they...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 835–836
Why Infuse Technology? As this world continues to convert information to an electronic form, students in almost every area of academic endeavor will have greater access to existing, evolving, and new electronic data bases.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 415–416
This paper explores how effective communication and collaboration among online learners of diverse backgrounds are encouraged by design. In addition, communication techniques utilized by members in the Web-based learning community in bridging...
(1998) pp. 1–66
The objective of this thesis project is to build a new media test suite which would enable faculty members at California State University, Long Beach to easily create and deliver tests over the World Wide Web (WWW). The WWW makes tests readily...
Multiplicity & Flexibility as Web-Based Collaborative Learning Course Design and Implementation Considerations – A Case Study
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 313–314
This presentation examines how multiplicity and flexibility were essential considerations in the design and implementation of an award-winning Web-based collaborative learning course. Design features supportive of multiplicity and flexibility are...
The use of instructional technology as a pedagogical tool: A case study of technological applications in a religious institution
(1998) pp. 1–88
Technology has impacted the lives of every member of society irrespective of age, race, gender, socioeconomic status, or institutional environment. Approximately 70% of current jobs require some level of computer literacy. Technology has become a...
Communication @?unplugged: A qualitative analysis of the @?Digital @?Divide (2006) pp. 1–230
This dissertation is a qualitative study of a program designed to 'bridge' the gap between a population of Americans who have computer and Internet access, and those who do not---the Digital Divide. Much of the research on the Digital Divide is...
@?Learner-content @?interactions and @?learning @?effectiveness: A study of @?student @?perceptions (2010) pp. 1–206
Online learning has advanced significantly due to changes in technology, with more media and interactivity increasingly being included in the delivery of course content. In an online learning environment, students can easily interact with learning...
Peer@review in an online technical@writing @?course (2006) pp. 1–149
Peer review of writing is a vital instructional activity in college writing classes and is particularly important in technical and scientific communication. With the growth of online writing instruction, more needs to be known about effective...
Graduate@students' learning styles and perceptions of course@management@systems (2010) pp. 1–203
The increasing demand for nontraditional courses acknowledges that individuals are not monolithic in their approach to learning. The uniqueness of an individual’s learning preferences is often due to their experiences. Although individuals tend to...
A case study of the Student@Academic@Support@System: State@university@system of Florida (2004) pp. 1–182
In 1985, the Florida Legislature mandated the development of a computer assisted academic advisement program for the State University System. This study of the Student Academic Support System (SASS) explored the administrator and advisor viewpoints, ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 1198–1200
The Lamda Community project was created to “use the Internet to support science and technology education” as part of the Israeli national program “Tomorrow 98” or in its Hebrew name, “MAHAR 98” to “advance science and technology education in Israel. ...
Implementation of a cognitive apprenticeship model on student programming and perception of problem-solving ability: An exploratory study
Implementation of a @?cognitive @?apprenticeship model on student @?programming and @?perception of @?problem-solving @?ability: An @?exploratory study (2008) pp. 1–159
The perceptions of the use of Problem-Solving Skills and programming expertise among students in a suburban middle school were explored. Participants completed an online survey to report on their experiences after completing a computer programming...
An investigation of @?data-driven @?practices at the high@school level (2007) pp. 1–186
Successful data-driven practices at the classroom level require that schools provide adequate technology and training, time for staff collaboration, and a culture of trust (Dufour & Eaker, 2005). High school principals and math instructional leaders ...
The effect of graphing calculator embedded materials on college students' conceptual understanding and achievement in a Calculus I course
The effect of graphing calculator embedded materials on college@students' conceptual understanding and achievement in a Calculus I course (2008) pp. 1–197
This study examined the effects of using graphing calculator embedded materials on college students, which applied both numerical and graphical instructional methods to teach four units of a Calculus I course. The study focused on four typical...
Interactive online training for bioscience learners in the business setting: Design, development, and implementation
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 1156–1165
This paper describes a course developer's experience implementing e-learning courses in the customer education department of a bio-technology company. Topics discussed include the successes, challenges, and lesson learned when implementing online...
(2002) pp. 1–80
Ten teachers from a Southern California urban Islamic school evaluated a Teacher's Manual written by the researcher. The manual offered ten lesson plans that utilized the Internet as a means to introduce teachers to this valuable resource. The...
(1998) pp. 1–153
One hundred seventy-four high school students, engaged in computational science project work, were the subjects in this study of academic mentoring in a computational problem solving environment. The major purpose of this study was to compare the...
Exploring differences in teachers', administrators', and parents' preferences for data display and whether type of graphic display influences accuracy when extracting information
(2008) pp. 1–151
I used a mixed-method design to investigate (a) what preferences members of three educational audiences—teachers, administrators, and parents—have for post-school outcome data displayed graphically, and (b) whether the audiences differ in their...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 1073–1075
With the advent of multimedia technologies, today’s teachers have opportunities that were hardly dreamed of 20 years ago. The ability to easily access video, sound, animation, still pictures, and text from one single control and to quickly choose...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 837–840
Recent innovations in hypermedia computer technology permit learners to have highly individualized and interactive computerized instruction. However, adapting hypermedia computer technology to computer-assisted instruction (CAI) does not guarantee...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 1204–1206
At The University of Central Florida a group of faculty members was frustrated by the limited number of contacts we typically had with each student teacher. The reasons for this included budgetary restrictions on travel to each school site, the...
Virtual Conferences versus Face-to-Face Conferences, or Why Do We Bother to Travel to Conferences Although We're E-Learning Experts?
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 3009–3013
This panel will present two opposing views: 1) virtual conferences do not offer the type of valuable experiences enabled by face to face conferences or 2) virtual conferences offer significant advantages over their counterparts.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 92–96
This presentation provides information garnered from a post-faculty development workshop survey regarding the use of evaluation rubrics. Rubric discussions at the UT-ITESM faculty development workshop (in June 2001) focused on six facets of...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 1353–1356
A considerable number of Internet-based computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) environments have been or are currently being developed. This paper aims to a) assure the basic collaborative conditions of learning processes; b) ease the...
Journal of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 41, No. 5 (1990) pp. 334–41
Discusses query formulation in information retrieval systems within the framework of adaptive linear models. User preference is emphasized, acceptable ranking strategies are described, query formulation and inductive learning are discussed,...
American Biology Teacher Vol. 77, No. 5 (May 2015) pp. 363–368
The compound microscope is an important tool in biology, and mastering it requires repetition. Unfortunately, introductory activities for students can be formulaic, and consequently, students are often unengaged and fail to develop the required...
American Annals of the Deaf Vol. 150, No. 5 (2005) pp. 457–469
An overview is provided of (a) deaf education in China, (b) views of deaf Chinese, and (c) recent empowering international collaborations. China's national policy focuses on oral/aural education and hearing rehabilitation. However, everyday practice ...
Journal of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 49, No. 5 (1998) pp. 455–70
Describes a bottom-up procedure for discovering multivalued dependencies in observed data without knowing a priori the relationships among the attributes. The proposed algorithm is an application of technique designed for learning conditional...
Activity-Dependent Excitability Changes Suggest Na[superscript +]/K[superscript +] Pump Dysfunction in Diabetic Neuropathy
Brain Vol. 131, No. 5 (May 2008) pp. 1209–1216
The present study was undertaken to evaluate the role of Na[superscript +]/K[superscript +] pump dysfunction in the development of diabetic neuropathy (DN). Nerve excitability techniques, which provide information about membrane potential and axonal ...
Journal of Librarianship and Information Science Vol. 42, No. 1 (2010) pp. 20–44
Healthcare portals are becoming increasingly popular with Internet users since they play an important role in supporting interaction between individuals and healthcare organizations with a Web presence. Additionally, many of these organizations make ...
The relative merits of transparency: Investigating situations that support the use of robotics in developing student learning adaptability across virtual and physical computing platforms
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 45, No. 5 (Sep 16, 2014) pp. 844–862
This study examined whether developing earlier forms of knowledge in specific learning environments prepares students better for future learning when they are placed in an unfamiliar learning environment. Forty-one students in the fifth and sixth...
Topics: Physical Environments
Teachers' concerns about adopting constructivist online game-based learning in formal curriculum teaching: The VISOLE experience
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 47, No. 4 (July 2016) pp. 601–617
Our work is set against the backdrop of the pervasive discussion of harnessing online games to provide students with new constructivist learning opportunities. Upon the theoretical foundation, we have developed Virtual Interactive Student-Oriented...
Integrating mobile phones into teaching and learning: A case study of teacher training through professional development workshops
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 1 (Jan 30, 2015) pp. 173–189
This paper presents the development and implementation of a professional development workshop series on integrating mobile phones into science teaching for a group of teachers in Sri Lanka. The series comprised a 3-day Planning Workshop followed by...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 48, No. 1 (January 2017) pp. 202–211
Virtual worlds have affordances to enhance collaborative learning in authentic contexts. Despite the potential of collaborative learning with a virtual world, few studies investigated whether it is more effective in student achievements than teacher-...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 50, No. 1 (January 2019) pp. 385–398
Video‐based flipped class instruction can strengthen the learning motivation of students. The effectiveness of flipped class instruction on teaching effectiveness and subject satisfaction has been evaluated previously. The present study aims to...
Investigating the role of computer-supported annotation in problem-solving-based teaching: An empirical study of a Scratch programming pedagogy
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 45, No. 4 (Jul 23, 2014) pp. 647–665
For more than 2 years, Scratch programming has been taught in Taiwanese elementary schools. However, past studies have shown that it is difficult to find appropriate learning methods or tools to boost students’ Scratch programming performance. This...
College & Research Libraries Vol. 72, No. 6 (November 2011) pp. 568–582
For-profit schools constitute the fastest-growing sector of higher education institutions in the United States. Yet accompanying the phenomenal growth of these proprietary colleges and universities has been considerable controversy over the role...
Computers and the Humanities Vol. 25, No. 4 (1991) pp. 199–209
Discusses the authorship of literary works attributed to William Shakespeare. Describes the "modal analysis" authorship identification test's application to the dispute. Concludes that the poems, "Shall I Die" and "Elegy," may not have been written...
Computers and the Humanities Vol. 30, No. 3 (1996) pp. 191–245
Applies 51 stylometric computer tests of Shakespeare play authorship and 14 of play authorship, developed by the Shakespeare Clinic, to 37 "true Shakespeares," 27 plays of the Shakespeare Apocrypha, and to several poems of unknown authorship. Finds...
Elementary School Journal Vol. 110, No. 3 (March 2010) pp. 247–278
Although teachers' knowledge is thought to contribute to the selection and implementation of mathematical tasks, empirical evidence supporting this claim is scarce. To investigate this relationship and understand its nature, this exploratory study...
Education Vol. 126, No. 1 (Sep 22, 2005)
The use of the Internet is expected in foreign-language classrooms. The present study investigated and evaluated the effectiveness of a language course supplemented with online material for college-level Japanese learners. The study compared exam...
Commentary: Pointers for Literacy Instruction from Educational Technology and Research on Writing Instruction
Elementary School Journal Vol. 101, No. 3 (2001) pp. 359–69
Discusses issues inherent in two meta-analyses of instructional interventions for students with learning disabilities conducted by Gersten and Baker, and MacArthur et al. Issues include word recognition, technology and text comprehension, electronic ...
Educational Technology Vol. 14, No. 1 (1974) pp. 17–21
A discussion of how the information explosion will require instantanious visual communication. (HB)
Educational Technology Vol. 10, No. 2 (1970) pp. 42–5