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Computers in the Schools

July 2008 Volume 25, Number 1

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Examining the Performance Standards for In-Service Teachers: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Assessment of Teachers' NETS-T Expertise

    Kristen A. Corbell, Jason W. Osborne & Lisa Leonor Grable

    The survey Performance Standards for In-service Teachers is widely used to help describe teacher skills relating to instructional technology for assessment or planning of professional development. ... More

    pp. 10-24

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  2. The Development and Validation of the Student Evaluation of Online Teaching Effectiveness

    Arthur W. Bangert

    Traditional student evaluations of teaching do not adequately assess the essential constructivist-based practices that have been recommended for effective online instruction. There is a need for... More

    pp. 25-47

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  3. Predictors of Hispanic School Teachers' Self-Efficacy in the Pedagogical Uses of Technology

    Jaime Curts, Jesus Tanguma & Carmen M. Pena

    A study to predict teachers' self-efficacy in using technology for pedagogical purposes was conducted in a predominantly Hispanic school district in south Texas; 438 elementary teachers completed a... More

    pp. 48-63

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  4. Development of Teaching and Technology Integration: Focus on Pedagogy

    Nancy Wentworth, Charles R. Graham & Tonya Tripp

    The development, implementation, review, and subsequent revision of a capstone assignment during teacher education candidates' field experience and the assignments-related rubric was based on... More

    pp. 64-80

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  5. A Rubric for Self-Assessment of Essential Technology Conditions in Schools

    Allen L. Steckelberg, Lan Li, Xiongyi Liu & Mike Kozak

    This article describes the development of a Web-based instrument that is part of a strategic planning initiative in technology in K-12 schools in Nebraska. The instrument provides rubrics for self-... More

    pp. 81-89

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  6. The Impact of Assessing Technology Competencies of Incoming Teacher Education Students

    Rachel A. Vannatta & Savilla Banister

    In an effort to establish a baseline of technology competency among our entering education students, our College of Education began implementing the Assessment of Technology Competencies (ATC) in... More

    pp. 90-97

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  7. Validation of the Intrapersonal Technology Integration Scale: Assessing the Influence of Intrapersonal Factors that Influence Technology Integration

    Dale S. Niederhauser & Serkan Perkmen

    Teachers' beliefs about their self-efficacy for integrating technology, their outcome expectations for integrating technology, and their interest in using technology to support student learning... More

    pp. 98-111

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  8. Development of an Instrument to Measure Preservice Teachers' Technology Skills, Technology Beliefs, and Technology Barriers

    Thomas Brush, Krista D. Glazewski & Khe Foon Hew

    The purpose of this study was to develop and field-test the Technology Skills, Beliefs, and Barriers scale and to determine its validity and reliability for use with preservice teachers. Data were ... More

    pp. 112-125

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  9. Self-Efficacy Ratings of Technology Proficiency among Teachers in Mexico and Texas

    Cesareo Morales, Gerald Knezek & Rhonda Christensen

    The Technology Proficiency Self-Assessment (TPSA) questionnaire was administered to 978 elementary and middle school teachers from Mexico City, and 932 elementary and middle school teachers from... More

    pp. 126-144

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  10. Examining the Predictive Validity of an Instrument: Technology Attitudes and Learning

    Leping Liu & Cleborne Maddux

    This article reports the results of a study examining the predictive validity of a computer attitude instrument. The researchers attempted to determine the extent to which this instrument predicts ... More

    pp. 145-158

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