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Collaborative Social Studies Teacher Education across Remote Locations: Students' Experiences and Perceptions
International Journal of Social Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (2001) pp. 46–61
Explores the use of collaborative education that is defined as "teachers and students in remote locations using technology to interact and learn from one another." Reports on the experience of using collaborative education technologies between two...
Journal of Education Vol. 181, No. 3 (1999) pp. 1–11
Discusses the use of personal digital assistants, which are hand-held computers, in history and social science classrooms, explaining that they offer possibilities for greater access to technology at a fraction of the cost of desktop or laptop...
Social Studies and the Young Learner Vol. 12, No. 1 (1999) pp. 11–14
Describes a lesson in which students read a letter from the Web site "Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities during the American Civil War," an interactive archive of digitized primary sources. Students search the site's 1860 population census to...
Computer Mediated Communication in Elementary Social Studies Methods: An Examination of Students' Perceptions and Perspectives
Theory and Research in Social Education Vol. 28, No. 4 (2000) pp. 527–45
Examines current research in the field of educational telecommunications through the lens of the social studies methods course. States that the findings reveal the benefits and drawbacks of using computer mediated communication in methods courses...
Social Education Vol. 62, No. 3 (1998) pp. 158–60
Considers the advantages of online journals, such as wider access to new knowledge and increased availability of research findings. Describes one specific electronic journal, "Meridian: A Middle School Computer Technologies Journal" and discusses...