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Journal of Research on Computing in Education

2001 Volume 33, Number 5

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Number of articles: 14

  1. Technology and Multiculturalism in the Classroom: Case Studies in Attitudes and Motivations

    Ines Marquez Chisholm & Keith Wetzel

    Uses a case study approach in examining the attitudes and motivations of five teacher educators who used technology in their classroom. Identifies and discusses six common elements of multicultural... More

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  2. The Effectiveness of Mathematics Software for Ohio Proficiency Test Preparation

    Patricia Deubel

    Examines the use and effectiveness of software to help students pass the mathematics portion of the Ohio Ninth Grade Proficiency Test. Results indicated that administrative support, teachers'... More

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  3. Technology-Using Teachers: Comparing Perceptions of Exemplary Technology Use to Best Practice

    Peggy A. Ertmer, Sangeetha Gopalakrishnan & Eva M. Ross

    Examines the pedagogical beliefs and teaching practices of 17 exemplary technology-using teachers. Findings suggest exemplary technology use, as perceived and practiced by teachers, does not... More

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  4. Benefits of Laptop Computers for Elementary Teachers

    Christy J. Falba, Karen J. Grove, Donald G. Anderson & LeAnn G. Putney

    Describes the benefits of providing laptop computers to elementary teachers. Analysis revealed two broad categories of beneficial uses of laptops: individual use benefits and group use benefits,... More

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  5. Multimedia in the Classroom: Its Effect on Student Writing Ability

    Huey-Ling Fan & Michael Orey

    Presents a study on the implementation of a constructivist approach to using multimedia technology in two advanced language arts classrooms in a public middle school. Because the principal content ... More

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  6. Technology Standards in a Third-Grade Classroom: Do Student Skills Match Technology Standards?

    Cindy Kovalik, Lynn Smoler & Jazmine Toddy

    Examines the ability of third grade students to meet technology standards. Results from this classroom-based investigation strongly suggest that students in this classroom are making good progress ... More

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  7. Controlling the Display of Animation for Better Understanding

    Shu-Ling Lai

    Investigates whether students perform best after using computer-based learning (CBL) courseware with three types of animation-control strategies: program control, linear control, and learner... More

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  8. Making Teaching Public: Supporting Teachers' Inquiry through the Internet

    James D. Lehman, Janet Warfield, Michael Palm & Terry Wood

    Examines the use of the Internet, particularly an online discussion forum, to help elementary mathematics teachers develop their teaching in ways consistent with reform. Though some results were... More

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  9. Teacher Interaction: Motivating At-Risk Students in Web-based High School Courses

    Stephen Lehman, Douglas F. Kauffman, Mary Jane White, Christy A. Horn & Roger H. Bruning

    Results of this study indicate that enhancing motivation-building and personal-investment content in teacher communications with students increases at-risk student engagement in Web-based courses. ... More

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  10. An Embarrassment of Technology: Why Is Learning Still Difficult?

    Kefyalew Mandefrot

    Presents differing views on the meanings of learning as they relate to the use of computers in modern education. Reviews the literature, identifies problem areas, and concludes with recommendations... More

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  11. Student Responses to Online Course Materials

    Kathryn I. Matthew & Gita Varagoor

    This study gathered and analyzed feedback from graduate students regarding their use of the Internet to complete certain research course assignments. Findings indicate that the majority of students... More

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  12. Applying the Concerns-based Adoption Model to Research on Computers in Classrooms

    C Paul Newhouse

    The concerns-based adoption model (CBAM) was used to analyze results of a study examining the use of student-owned portable computers at a secondary school. CBAM was found to be very useful in... More

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  13. The Role of InTech Training in the Integration of Technology into Instructional Practices among Georgia Middle School Teachers

    Fritzie Sheumaker, John R. Slate & Anthony J. Onwuegbuzie

    The Georgia Framework for Integrating Technology in the Student-Centered Classroom (InTech) was created as a staff development program to prepare teachers to integrate technology, student learning,... More

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  14. Attitudes and Achievements: Comparing Computer-based and Traditional Homework Assignments in Mathematics

    Chi Kuen Wong

    Investigates the effects of three formats of computer-based homework and paper-based homework, on the achievement, retention, attitudes, and time-on-task of lower secondary school students.... More

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