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Situated Collaborative Learning in Ubiquitous Computing Environments: A Case Study
Yimei Lin; Karen Swan; Annette Kratcoski
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1474–1479
This paper describes a case study that examined how technology was integrated to a situated collaborative learning activity in a ubiquitous computing classroom. The students' task was to produce an animated movie to demonstrate Newton's Laws of...
Topics: Students, Educational Technology, Integration
Teacher Technology Mentors
Karen Swan; Patricia Mazzer; Annette Kratcoski
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 379–384
This paper reports on a situative professional development project that utilizes classroom teachers as technology mentors to their building peers. Case study findings of participating teacher teams will be shared to demonstrate project effectiveness ...
Topics: Teachers, Educational Technology, Professional Development
Scaffolding Learning through Multimedia Development
Yi-Mei Lin; Karen Swan; Annette Kratcoski
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 363–385
This paper reports on a third grade class's use of technology during a science unit on forces and motion. The investigation documents the unique ways in which children can construct knowledge and create multimedia representations of their learning...
Topics: Computers, Instructional Design, Elementary Education, Educational Technology, Multimedia, Children, Collaboration, Creativity, Human Computer Interaction, Students
The Effects of the Use of Interactive Whiteboards on Student Achievement
Karen Swan; Jason Schenker; Annette Kratcoski
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3290–3297
The purpose of the research reported in this paper was to investigate whether the use of interactive whiteboards in English language arts and/or mathematics lessons improved student learning in those areas as measured by student scores on state...
Topics: Achievement, Mathematics, Elementary Education, Educational Technology, English Language Arts
The Changing Nature of Teaching and Learning in a Ubiquitous Computing Classroom
Karen Swan; Annette Kratcoski; Mark van 't Hooft; Jason Schenker; Yi Mei Lin
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3336–3343
This paper reports on preliminary findings from an ongoing study of teaching and learning in a ubiquitous computing classroom which employs multiple measures and mixed methods to document changes in teaching and learning therein. It particularly...
Topics: Classrooms, Teaching Methods, Change, Educational Technology
Professional Development Situated in a Ubiquitous Computing Classroom
Karen Swan; Pat Mazzer; Annette Kratcoski; Jason Schenker; Yi Mei Lin
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2712–2719
This paper describes an ongoing situated professional development program in which teachers bring their intact classes for an extended stay in a ubiquitous computing environment equipped with a variety of state-of-the-art computing devices. The...
Topics: Teachers, Integration, Professional Development, Educational Technology
Technology Support for Whole Class Engagement in Learning
Karen Swan; Annette Kratcoski; Jason Schenker; Deborah Miller; Mark van 't Hooft
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3310–3319
This research explores how the use of student response systems (SRS) effects elementary and middle school students' engagement in and learning from classroom lessons. A pilot study, which compared third graders' engagement in lessons involving the...
Topics: Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Schools, Students, Middle School Education