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AACE Journal

April 2009 Volume 17, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. What Students Think About Technology and Academic Engagement in School: Implications for Middle Grades Teaching and Learning

    John Lee & Hiller Spires, North Carolina State University, United States

    Students today live in technology-rich environments that shape their interactions with information and with each other. Children in the 21st century have access to a wide range of technology... More

    pp. 61-81

  2. Copyright and Distance Education: The Impact of the Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act

    Erik Nelson, Arcadia University, United States

    Copyright in the United States can be traced back to the U.S. Constitution in 1787. To encourage authorship of creative works, Congress created a limited monopoly in §106 of the Copyright Act of... More

    pp. 83-101

  3. Digital Textbooks: The Next Paradigm Shift in Higher Education?

    Kelly Heider, DeAnna Laverick & Bethany Bennett, Indiana University of PA, United States

    In recent years, college instructors have begun to abandon traditional approaches to instruction, which merely transfer knowledge from faculty to students, for cutting-edge strategies, which allow ... More

    pp. 103-112

  4. Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) in Mathematics Teacher Education

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

    Rapid increases in knowledge and technology call for the use of such tools as a personal digital assistant (PDA) to increase the quality of education and student performance. PDAs evolved from... More

    pp. 113-125

  5. Overloading on Slides: Cognitive Load Theory and Microsoft’s Slide Program PowerPoint

    Elizabeth Cooper, Master's Candidate, University of Memphis, United States

    The integration of Microsoft's PowerPoint and other slideware programs into the classroom setting may hinder educational progress rather than help it. An examination of the literature focusing on... More

    pp. 127-135