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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1996 (1996) pp. 788–792
For over a decade, institutions of higher education, particularly Land Grant Universities, have extended the develop ment and promotion of distance education to provide educational opportunities throughout regional areas. For example, Utah State...
Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Vol. 13, No. 2 (2013) pp. 182–197
We propose that what teachers can say or write about their views of mathematics and about a range of pedagogic strategies and didactic tactics that they use is of minor importance compared to what comes to mind moment by moment when they are...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education - General
This article examines three questions regarding the use of computer technologies and education. The first question addresses the effects of computer technologies on student achievement, the second regards the effects of computer technologies on...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1219–1220
The University of Idaho has been redesigning its teacher preparation program for four years. The redesign has included the development of a set of core courses that are required for all teacher certifications. This set of courses includes a "strand" ...
A Study of the Effectiveness of Using Computers to Assess the Phonic Knowledge of Preservice Teachers
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1717–1721
For 25 years the undergraduate reading methods course for elementary and special education preservice teachers at the University of Idaho has included a strong phonics component. To demonstrate their grasp of phonic patterns, students have five...
Rural Educator Vol. 5, No. 1 (1983) pp. 1–6
Discusses supervised correspondence education for both teachers and students to complement conventional classrooms and expand secondary curriculum for rural schools. Recommends needs assessment; checking availability of needed materials; sharing...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 4, No. 3 (2004) pp. 323–344
This paper examines three questions regarding the use of computer technologies and education. The first question addresses the effects of computer technologies on student achievement, the second regards the effects of computer technologies on school ...
Sustainability of the effects of a Collaborative Model for Training University Faculty to Infuse Technology into Teacher Education Curriculum
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2071–2076
In an attempt to sustain the successful results achieved in the College of Education of a diverse urban university with the support of a Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Teach Technology (PT3) grant from the U.S. Department of Education, the authors ...
Optimisation of DVD based Learning Support, a System for On and Off Campus Study: Addressing the Digital Divide.
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 891–897
DVD (Digital Versatile Disc), technology has in recent years become an accepted standard for home entertainment within the primary field of cinematic film titles. The impact of digital video and audio content, and the issues of quality, have seen...
Topics: Digital Divide
Educational Technology Vol. 14, No. 9 (1974) pp. 27–28
Labor union concerns about career education. (HB)
NASSP Bulletin Vol. 70, No. 488 (1986) pp. 93–98
Outlines the development of a model high school program in Virginia that is designed to be a model-in-miniature of what the state's schools can do. Its goal is to develop practical solutions to the problems of high schools. (MD)
Promoting Web-Enhanced and Web-Based Courses by Focusing on Technology Integration in Higher Education
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 2527–2528
The University of Idaho has been engaged in promoting the development of web-enhanced and web-based courses through a multi-stage effort to promote the integration of technology is higher education. This project specifically focuses on providing...
A discussion of microcomputer applications in elementary and secondary school social studies is accompanied by a list of publications and a checklist to aid educators in evaluating programs for microcomputers. Six instructional uses of the...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1492–1493
With the rapid evolution of Internet technologies, and the advent of WEB TV and hybrid cable/modem systems that promise ever-increasing data throughput, Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML), is rapidly approaching viability as a medium for...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 642–643
As the Web grows in importance in institutional settings, so does the need for training. Universities are looking at the daunting task of putting more information and services online. New professional roles and duties are emerging that include...
Carrots, Velvet Whips, and Propeller Beanies: Providing Incentives That Facilitate Institutional Change
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1521–1523
The directors of PT3 projects at Washington State University, University of Idaho and Milwaukee Public Schools articulate the participation incentives each of their programs offers teachers. The group also sent a request to PT3 project directors...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3631–3633
If the Internet is an information superhighway, then teachers just might be the road-kill on the asphalt of the information superhighway. Possibly, for the first time in history, students are more adept at using the tools necessary for acquiring and ...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 581–592
The purpose of this study was to determine if the nature of student comments on anonymous end-of-course evaluations differed relative to course delivery medium. Comments evaluated were submitted by 202 graduate students enrolled in face-to-face (F2F)...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 126–130
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of an online course as compared to its "traditional" counterpart and to an "integrated" course using traditional and online instructional methods. Equivalent-form pre- and post-test...
A Study of the Effectiveness of Using Computers to Assess the Phonic Knowledge of Pre-Service Teachers
Computers in the Schools Vol. 20, No. 4 (March 2004) pp. 37–48
This study addressed the following question: Does a computerized test with an auto-score feature enhance students' test performance of phonic content compared to an existing paper-and-pencil test? Students in two four-semester-credit courses ...
Bridging the Digital Divide: A Case Study in Technology Infusion into a Teacher Education Curriculum
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 1024–1029
Within the College of Education of a diverse urban university the authors designed a case study to examine the variables affecting the infusion of technology into methods courses, and subsequently into the k-12 classroom. The university is located...
Topics: Digital Divide
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2362–2368
The purpose of this study was to determine if the nature of student comments on anonymous end-of-course evaluations differed relative to course delivery medium. Comments evaluated were submitted by 202 graduate students enrolled in face-to-face ...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (2006) pp. 23–35
The present case study consists of the content analysis of anonymous student responses to open-ended evaluation of teaching questions submitted by 202 students for fully online and on-campus versions of the same graduate courses taught by the same...
Lara Hagenson; Rema Nilakanta; John Fraser; Olatz Lopez Fernandez; Tom Nyvang; Kristine Ellis; Niki Davis
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2881–2886
The paper discusses the benefits and challenges inherent in transatlantic and/or global collaborations involving doctoral students and faculty members in the field of educational technology. It focuses on ILET (International Leadership for...
Computers & Education Vol. 49, No. 1 (August 2007) pp. 110–129
WebTOP is a three-dimensional, Web-based, interactive computer graphics system that helps instructors teach and students learn about waves and optics. Current subject areas include waves, geometrical optics, reflection and refraction, polarization,...
Gale Parchoma; Shaunna Joannidou; Justin Bonzo; Chrysoula Themelis; Alex Bell; Jane Davis; Hans Oberg; Debbie Prescott; Enda Toumey; John Wilkinson; Mark Lawson; Barry Avery
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 3055–3060
This roundtable discussion is based on the development a philosophy-in-practice for one module in a doctoral programme, focusing on researching groups and communities in technology enhanced/networked learning environments. The discussion will open...
A Case Study for Teaching Quantitative Biochemical Buffer Problems Using Group Work and "Khan Style" Videos
Jose Barreto; John Reilly; David Brown; Frost Laura; Sulekha Rao Coticone; Terry Ann Dubetz; Zanna Beharry; C Michele Davis-McGibony; Ria Ramoutar; Gillian Rudd
Journal of College Science Teaching Vol. 44, No. 1 (September 2014) pp. 34–39
New technological developments have minimized training, hardware expense, and distribution problems for the production and use of instructional videos, and any science instructor can now make instructional videos for their classes. We created short &...
Tony W. Cawthon; Deanna S. Forney; Ron Bramhall; John C. Dagley; Tracy L. Davis; Merrily S. Dunn; Kandace G. Hinton; Mary F. Howard-Hamilton; Timothy R. McMahon; Pamela O. Paisley; Deborah J. Taub
New Directions for Student Services Vol. 108 (2004) pp. 93–105
This chapter offers tips and additional books, films, television shows, Web sites, and other media resources for teaching and training.