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Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 14, No. 1 (2003) pp. 79–98
Altered Vista is an instructional system that supports a form of "contextual" collaborative learning. Its design incorporates an information filtering technique, called collaborative information filtering, which through computational and statistical ...
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 3, No. 4 (1997) pp. 327–342
As the number of courses offered via advanced telecommunications technologies continues to increase, so does the responsibility of properly evaluating the quality of the course content, activities, and delivery mechanisms. At many universities,...
Educational Technology Vol. 53, No. 6 (2013) pp. 18–23
The widespread availability of high-quality Web-based tools and content offers new promise and potential for supporting teachers as creators of instructional activities. When coupled with a participatory Web culture and infrastructure, teachers can...
What Do You Recommend? Implementation and Analyses of Collaborative Information Filtering of Web Resources for Education
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 31, No. 4 (2003) pp. 299–316
Examines results from one pilot study and two empirical studies of a collaborative filtering system applied in higher education settings. Explains the use of collaborative filtering in electronic commerce and suggests it can be adapted to education...
The Role of School District Science Coordinators in the District-Wide Appropriation of an Online Resource Discovery and Sharing Tool for Teachers
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 23, No. 3 (June 2014) pp. 309–323
When introducing and implementing a new technology for science teachers within a school district, we must consider not only the end users but also the roles and influence district personnel have on the eventual appropriation of that technology....
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2000 (April 2000)
This paper examines some of the theoretical changes that have led the field of instructional and educational technology into a time of critical transactions. It begins by outlining some of the standard notions and assumptions within the field of...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 7, No. 2 (2004) pp. 93–104
Much recent research and funding have focused on building Internet-based repositories that contain collections of high-quality learning resources, often called "learning objects." Yet little is known about how non-specialist users, in particular...
Comparing Technology-Related Teacher Professional Development Designs: A Multilevel Study of Teacher and Student Impacts
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 60, No. 3 (June 2012) pp. 421–444
This article presents a quasi-experimental study comparing the impact of two technology-related teacher professional development (TTPD) designs, aimed at helping junior high school science and mathematics teachers design online activities using the...
Integrating Technology and Problem-Based Learning: A Mixed Methods Study of Two Teacher Professional Development Designs
Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning Vol. 5, No. 2 (2011) pp. 70–94
This article describes two consecutive enactments of technology-oriented teacher professional development designs, aimed at helping teachers find high-quality online learning resources and use them in designing effective problem-based learning (PBL) ...