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The purpose of this study was to conduct formative and summative evaluation for Computer Integrated Instruction (CII), an alternative use of computer-assisted instruction (CAI). The non-equivalent control group, pretest-posttest design was...
Online Professional Development: Combining Best Practices from Teacher, Technology and Distance Education
Journal of In-service Education Vol. 34, No. 2 (June 2008) pp. 205–218
This article provides a model of online professional development that is consistent with recommendations from the fields of teacher education, technology staff development and online learning. A graduate mathematics education course designed and...
Computing Teacher Vol. 10, No. 4 (December 1982) pp. 16–18
Describes computer program designed to diagnose student arithmetic achievement in following categories: number concepts, addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Capabilities of the program are discussed, including immediate diagnosis,...
Computing Teacher Vol. 11, No. 3 (1983) pp. 34–36
Questionnaires were developed for students and teachers and used with National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Software Evaluation Checklist to compare student and teacher perceptions of computer assisted instruction software. Results indicate...
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 83, No. 4 (April 1983) pp. 307–17
The concerns of two teachers at a school where computer-integrated instruction was being used in five second-year algebra classes were studied. High levels of personal and management concerns, coupled with low refocusing concerns, were found. Both...
The objectives of this study were to develop, implement, and evaluate the year long project, Microcomputer Adaptive Testing High-Risk Urban Students (MATH-R-US). The project produced diagnostic software to meet the following criteria: (1) help...
A Model of Cooperative Learning with Intergroup Competition and Findings When Applied to an Interactive Video Reading Program
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 25, No. 2 (1992) pp. 141–58
Describes a study of elementary school students that investigated a model of computer-based cooperative learning, the Cooperative Learning Intergroup Competition (CLIC) model, used in an interactive video. Highlights include ability grouping, gender ...
An Investigative Study of Possible Effects of Programming Instruction on Math Anxiety and Teacher Attitudes toward CAI
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 5, No. 4 (1986) pp. 40–43
Reports on a study that was designed to investigate possible effects of inservice instruction (BASIC and LOGO/PILOT) on teachers' mathematical anxiety. Results indicated that teachers enrolled in BASIC programing courses manifested more mathematics...
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 24, No. 2 (1991) pp. 189–203
The Microcomputer Adaptive Testing High-Risk-Urban Students (MATH-R-US) project made computerized assessment an integral part of remedial high school mathematics at an inner-city school with predominantly African-American students. Results suggest...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2000 (April 2000)
The purpose of this study is to identify university faculty concerns along with the degree of use of Web-based course tools to develop faculty support programs. The study borrows from both the Diffusion of Innovations Model (Rogers, 1983) and the...
Professional Development at a Distance: A Mixed-Method Study Exploring Inservice Teachers' Views on Presence Online
Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education Vol. 27, No. 2 (2011) pp. 76–85
This paper uses a mixed-method approach to examine the efficacy of a 5-week distance learning model that offered 2-credit courses for K-12 inservice teachers as a form of professional development. This study examined the experiences of the inservice ...