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AACE Journal

July 2008 Volume 16, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Blogging as L2 Writing: A Case Study

    Kimberly Armstrong & Oscar Retterer, Franklin & Marshall College, United States

    Weblogs-personal online, web-based publications-have exploded on the internet scene in recent years. They are among the technologies indicating changes in the way information is created, managed,... More

    pp. 233-251

  2. Senior Surfing: Computer Use, Aging, and Formal Training

    Paula Warren-Peace, Mississippi State University, Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education, United States; Elaine Parrish, Mississippi State University, Department of Instructional Systems, Leadership, and Workforce Development, United States; C. Brian Peace, Mississippi State University, Department of Psychology and Office of Assessment & Testing Services, United States; Jianzhong Xu, Mississippi State University, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, United States

    n this article, we describe data from two case studies of seniors (one younger senior and one older senior) in learning to use computers. The study combined interviews, observations, and documents ... More

    pp. 253-274

  3. Educating the Web-Savvy Urban Teacher: Website Evaluation Tips and Internet Resources for Secondary Educators

    Immaculee Harushimana, Lehman College, City University of New York, United States

    This article, The Web-Savvy Urban Teacher, addresses the question of what educational technology educators and scholars can do to close the pedagogical mismatch, which exists today between "digital... More

    pp. 275-291

  4. Mathematics Preservice Teachers’ Beliefs and Conceptions of Appropriate Technology Use

    Patrick Wachira, Cleveland State University, United States; Jared Keengwe & Grace Onchwari, University of North Dakota, United States

    Many preservice teachers report having had little exposure on the use of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics. Without guidance on the appropriate use of technology, prospective... More

    pp. 293-306

  5. Bridging the Technology Gap for Low-Income Spanish-Speaking Immigrant Families

    Hector Rivera, Southern Methodist University, United States

    Research shows that families have a powerful effect on children's success in school. Parental involvement at home and in school is positively associated with children's school readiness and... More

    pp. 307-325

  6. Developing Technological Literacy: A Case Study of Technology Integration in a Latina Liberal Arts College

    Aria Razfar, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States

    Over the last 10 years, information technology has been the fastest growing sector in the global economy. Nevertheless, technology and computer-based instruction have not been sufficiently... More

    pp. 327-345

  7. Prospects for the Use of Mobile Technologies in Science Education

    Lucy Avraamidou, University of Nicosia, Cyprus

    During the past few years there have been great strides in the advancement of technology with the rise of mobile devices leading to an era characterized by the instant access to and mobility of... More

    pp. 347-365