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A series of computer-based activities were integrated into the laboratory portion of a two-semester university biology course for elementary teaching majors. The purpose of the project was to address the biology instruction provided to the students...
Response to Dr. Smith's Comments and Criticisms Concerning "Identification of Student Misconceptions in Genetics Problem Solving via Computer Program."
Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 4 (1991) pp. 363–82
Authors respond to criticisms by Smith in the same issue and defend their use of the term "gene" and "misconception." Authors indicate that they did not believe that the use of computers significantly skewed their data concerning student errors. (PR)
Supporting Learning of Variable Control in a Computer-Based Biology Environment: Effects of Prompting College Students To Reflect on Their Own Thinking
Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 36, No. 7 (1999) pp. 837–58
Describes a study of college students who designed and conducted experiments involving control of variables after being assigned to one of four versions of a computer-based biology simulation learning environment. Finds that reason-justification...
Making Connections in Teacher Education: Electronic Portfolios, Videoconferencing, and Distance Field Experiences
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
Today, teacher education programs are faced with a variety of challenges. They must prepare future teachers to meet national and state standards with regard to both content and pedagogy in an era when there is increased emphasis on performance....
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 6, No. 1 (1990) pp. 49–63
Discussion of the effectiveness of computer-managed instruction (CMI) focuses on a study that examined the perceptions of administrators, teachers, and parents of the value and effectiveness of a commercial CMI program. The implementation of the...
Scaffolding in a Computer-Based Constructivist Environment for Teaching Statistics to College Learners
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1997 (March 1997)
Scaffolding refers to the instructional support that instructors or more skillful peers offer learners to bridge the gap between their current skill levels and the desired level. An aspect of scaffolding that is often ignored is the fading of...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 8, No. 1 (1988) pp. 25–31
Describes the three levels of interactive video and what is known about its instructional effectiveness. Lists 33 videodiscs available for science education. Discusses the uses of interactive video in science teaching. (MVL)
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 7, No. 3 (1988) pp. 50–54
Decribes a study which compared computer assisted instruction (CAI) with a parallel paper-and-pencil module to assess the impact on students' achievement and attitudes in chemistry. Supports the contention that CAI works as well or better than more...
Learning Foreign Language through an Interactive Multimedia Program: An Experimental Study on the Effects of the relevance Component of the ARCS Model
CALICO Journal Vol. 20, No. 1 (2002) pp. 81–98
Investigated effects of intrinsic motivation and embedded relevance enhancement within a computer-based interactive multimedia (CBIM) lesson for English-as-a-Foreign-Language (EFL) learners. Two dependent variables--comprehension (measured by a...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 21, No. 4 pp. 439–456
Seven elementary teachers participated in a project designed to help them learn to teach mathematics according to reform recommendations. Teachers were provided opportunities to learn through both private reflection and public inquiry about their...
Microcomputer-based laboratories (MBLs) are believed to have significant potential for improving laboratory experiences in science classrooms. A study funded through a grant project called STEPS to Better Science sought to broaden the knowledge base ...
Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 25, No. 9 (1988) pp. 747–61
Describes a computer program presenting four genetics problems to monitor the problem solving process of college students. Identifies three main areas of difficulty: computational skills; determination of gametes; and application of previous...
Effects of Learner Control and Learning Strategies on English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Learning from Interactive Hypermedia Lessons
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 10, No. 2 (2001) pp. 141–159
This study investigated the effects of learner control, English learning strategies, and the use of advance organizers on En-glish as a Foreign Language (EFL) learning from interactive hypermedia lessons. The experiment used 150 EFL subjects in...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 56, No. 5 (September 2012) pp. 17–24
This paper discusses the history of Internet-based videoconferencing (IVC) within the teacher education program at a large Midwestern university. It explains ways this technology has been used to expand interactions with students and professionals...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 138–141
Distance learning is emerging as a critical opportunity and challenge for institutions of higher education throughout the United States and the world. With growing pressure to provide distance learning opportunities, many institu-
Educational Technology Vol. 55, No. 2 (2015) pp. 31–34
Built as one of 60+ hubs on the HUBzero platform, STEMEdhub was developed in 2011 as a resource for research, education, and collaboration in STEM education. The hub currently supports 82 different groups. In this article, the authors describe two...
Providing Field Experiences with Diverse Populations for Preservice Teachers: Using Technology to Bridge Distances and Cultures
Multicultural Perspectives Vol. 7, No. 3 (July 2005) pp. 3–9
This article discusses a technology project that enables preservice teachers to have field experiences in diverse settings from a distance. Using the interactive capabilities of video conferencing over the Internet, preservice teachers engage in a ...
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 33, No. 5 (2001)
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 disappointing, findings indicated that this method of...
The Development of a Content Analysis Model for Assessing Students' Cognitive Learning in Asynchronous Online Discussions
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 59, No. 1 (February 2011) pp. 43–70
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a content analysis model for assessing students' cognitive learning in asynchronous online discussions. It adopted a fully mixed methods design, in which qualitative and quantitative methods were ...
Contemporary Education Vol. 68, No. 3 (1997) pp. 165–69
Describes Project INSITE (Institute for Science and Technology), a partnership of Indiana school districts, scientists, Purdue University, and other organizations that collaborate to improve K-12 science education using emerging technologies. INSITE ...
Peggy A. Ertmer; Jennifer C. Richardson; James D. Lehman; Timothy J. Newby; Xi Cheng; Christopher Mong; Ayesha Sadaf
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 43, No. 1 (2010) pp. 67–88
This study examined students' perceptions of peer feedback and learning in a large, undergraduate course that incorporated supplementary online discussions. Peer feedback (PF) was facilitated via an automated rating system, within Blackboard...