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Using Technology to Promote Inquiry in Elementary Science Teacher Education: A Case Study of One Teacher Educator's Initiatives
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4625–4630
Prospective teachers and teacher educators both confront practical and philosophical issues in attempting to integrate technology into their practice. This paper reports on a case study of a first-year science teacher educator, a novice with...
Virtual Field Experiences: Helping Pre-Service Teachers Learn about Diverse Classrooms through Video Conferencing Connections with K-12 Classrooms
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1727–1728
Field placements for future teachers must address issues such as diversity and technology use. Video conferencing technologies can help pre-service teachers to observe and interact with K-12 classrooms at a distance. New IP-based video...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2002–2007
This paper describes P3T3: Purdue Program for Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to use Technology, a PT3 project designed to: (1) prepare pre-service teachers to demonstrate fundamental technology competencies, and (2) prepare teacher education faculty...
The Relationship of a Motivational Instructional Design to Learning Effort and Outcomes in an Asynchronous Computer-Based Learning Program
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 762–769
Technology has long been embraced by nursing faculty who seek to create authentic learning experiences prior to actual hands-on experience in a clinical setting. The aim of this study was to explore effect of a CBL program designed with embedded...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) p. 1679
Integrating Technology to Foster Inquiry in an Elementary Science Methods Course: A Case Study of One Teacher Educator’s Initiatives in a PT3 Project
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 25, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 123–146
ABSTRACT Prospective teachers and teacher educators both confront practical and philosophical issues in attempting to integrate technology into their practice. This paper describes a case study of a science teacher educator, a novice with...
Topics: pre-service teacher education, Science Education, Research Methods, Inclusive Education, Science, Professional Development, Preservice Teacher Education, Technology integration, Preservice Teachers, research, Integration, teacher education
Bringing Diversity into the Teacher Education Classroom: Video Conferencing as a Tool for Distant Field Experiences
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3450–3457
Field experiences are a key means to prepare future teachers for the diversity and complexity of today's classrooms, but not all colleges of education have ready access to diverse school settings. In a 3-year initiative, part of a PT3 implementation ...
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...
Video Conferencing as a Tool to Link Colleges of Education with K-12 Schools: A P3T3 Project Initiative
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2424–2425
Distance education technologies offer capabilities that can be used to enhance teacher preparation while addressing technology integration issues in teacher preparation programs. Video conferencing can allow pre-service teachers to observe and...
Impact of a Professional Development Project on University Faculty Members’ Perceptions and Use of Technology
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1927–1934
This study describes how faculty members' perceptions and use of technology changed as a result of participation in the professional development activities of a PT3, Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to use Technology, implementation project. Online...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2180–2182
Electronic portfolios offer a powerful tool for students to demonstrate mastery of performance-based standards. Purdue's School of Education developed a large-scale, web-based, electronic portfolio system. which relies on a web-based interface to a...
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...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 752–756
The P3T3 Project (Purdue Program to Prepare Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology) has as one of its primary missions to train faculty members in the School of Education to use technology during the teaching and learning process. This study was...
A Large-Scale Web-Based Electronic Portfolio System: Developing the Purdue Electronic Portfolio (PEP) System
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 570–571
Electronic portfolios offer a powerful tool for students to demonstrate mastery of performance-based standards for teacher education. As one part of P3T3: Purdue Program for Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to use Technology, Purdue University's...
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...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1494–1495
With the rapid development of technology, education is increasingly facing the necessity to adapt to a technology-based environment. In the process of this adaptation, it is important for the faculty to learn how to integrate technology into...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 4, No. 4 (2005) pp. 410–428
This article describes a Freirian framework that was developed for conducting virtual field experiences through two-way videoconferencing. The project is part of a P3T3 grant aimed at infusing technology into teacher education programs. A...
Topics: Preservice Teachers, Technology integration, Distance Education, teacher education, Integration, Preservice Teacher Education, teacher training, Professional Development, Pedagogy, Communication, Digital Divide, Intercultural, Inclusive Education
Collaborations in a Community of Practice Working to Integrate Engineering Design in Elementary Science Education
Journal of STEM Education Vol. 15, No. 3 (Dec 02, 2014)
The new standards for K-12 science education in the United States call for science teachers to integrate engineering concepts and practices within their science teaching in order to improve student learning. To accomplish this, teachers need...
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...
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)
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...
Evaluating the Impact of Videocase Modeling on Preservice Teachers' Self-Efficacy toward Technology Integration
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3326–3328
Researchers frequently argue the need for providing models technology integration for pre-service teachers. However, a problem has been locating adequate, age-appropriate models. Recently, several researchers have suggest videocases may meet this...
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 ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 935–940
This paper reports on professional development approach, used in an Indiana-based Technology Innovation Challenge Grant, for middle and high school teachers designed to promote problem-centered uses of technology. As an initial activity, in...
ADOPTION AND USE OF TECHNOLOGY-SUPPORTED LEARNER-CENTERED PEDAGOGIES: BARRIERS TO TEACHERS’ IMPLEMENTATION
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1955–1958
Implementation of learner-centered pedagogies in K-12 classrooms poses a number of difficulties for teachers that are not readily addressed through traditional professional development efforts. In this session, we outline the activities and...
Impact of Asynchronous Online Discussions: A Study of Implementation in Two Large-Enrollment Blended Courses
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2928–2936
Asynchronous online discussions are widely used in online and blended courses. This study examined the implementation of online discussions in two large-enrollment undergraduate courses, one in engineering and one in education, which were taught...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1761–1766
Problem-based learning (PBL), a teaching/learning approach that relies on ill-structured problems to provide opportunities for student learning, can involve technology as a tool for acquiring, manipulating, and communicating information. In this...
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...