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Learning and Instruction Vol. 6, No. 4 pp. 391–397
Oxford Review of Education Vol. 22, No. 1 (1996) pp. 5–16
Maintains that a common set of principles governs all tutoring, no matter what the age range, and extending to a variety of formats (including computers). Compares Lev Vygotsky's Zone of Proximal Development with "scaffolding," both concepts...
Cognition and Instruction Vol. 13, No. 4 (1995) pp. 565–81
Tested predictions about age-related differences in the tutoring abilities and behaviors of children at three, five, and seven years of age. Found significant changes in tutoring strategies, verbal instruction, and contingency of teaching in the...
Education & Training Vol. 37, No. 2 (1995) pp. 9–15
Examples of two theory-based computerized learning systems--Smithtown and Sherlock--show that most success arises when learning tasks are well structured. Such systems teach procedural rather than conceptual knowledge and support individualized...
an Asian Language and Literacy Conference 1998 (August 1998)
A discussion of the Video on Demand (VOD) system for classroom teaching of English-as-a-foreign-language (TEFL) outlines the system's current and potential use, and examines whether such an approach is educational or simply provides entertainment,...
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 90, No. 1 (2018) pp. 248–251
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 2902–2904
Abstract: “The Personal Web” is an aggregate, holistic term referring to both a broad collection of new web-based tools and an emerging perspective about the internet and its uses. Many of the individual technologies that make up The Personal Web...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 1, No. 2 (2000) pp. 236–243
We spent years resisting technology; they had to drag us into the high tech age kicking and screaming! We are English language arts teachers who love books and nice notebooks, good pens, and fresh paper. But when our schools adopted a computerized...
Journal of Computer-Based Instruction Vol. 11, No. 2 (1984) pp. 60–63
Describes preliminary efforts to create the Lesson Design System, a computer-guided instructional design system written in Pascal for Apple microcomputers. Its content outline, strategy, display, and online lesson editors correspond roughly to...
Learning and Instruction Vol. 10, No. 5 (2000) pp. 447–62
Children worked in pairs or as individuals on a computer-based language problem-solving task, and their keyboard activities were monitored along with their discussions of the task. A total of 60 children worked in either single-gender or mixed...
Computers & Education Vol. 33, No. 2 (1999) pp. 91–108
The main focus for this paper is an overview and critique of an extensive series of empirical evaluations of Integrated Learning Systems (ILS) in UK classrooms which took place between 1994 and 1998. The main purpose of the investigations was to...
Examining the Effects of Different Multiple Representational Systems in Learning Primary Mathematics
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 11, No. 1 (2002) pp. 25–61
Presents two experiments with a multi-representational environment in which the difficulty of translating between representations was manipulated. Describes how pairs of pictorial, mathematical, or mixed pictorial and mathematical representations...
There is more than one way to solve a problem: Evaluating a learning environment that supports the development of children's multiplication skills
Learning and Instruction Vol. 8, No. 2 (1998) pp. 141–157
Interpretation of the nature of mathematical understanding has changed recently. These changes have prompted calls for different instructional methods in the primary classroom. COPPERS is a mathematical learning environment which explores how such...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 2966–2972
The purpose of this presentaion is to describe and present quanitative and qualitative data on how the Polycom ViewStation 128 desktop videoconferencing system is used as a tool for supporting educators preparing to be Educational diagnosticians at...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 1504–1510
Outcomes from using a simulated teaching environment with pre-service teacher candidates are presented. Results of analyses for the areas of pedagogical practices and teaching skills are used to illustrate that changes in pre-service educators can...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4942–4943
This presentation will describe and present quanitative and qualitative data on how a desktop videoconferencing system is used to provide effective and efficient feedback to educators seeking special education certification and taking field-based...
Topics: Distance Education
‘It’s Almost like Talking to a Person’: Student Disclosure to Pedagogical Agents in Sensitive Settings
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 5, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 78–93
This paper presents findings of a pilot study which used pedagogical agents to examine disclosure in educational settings. The study used responsive evaluation to explore how use of pedagogical agents might affect students’ truthfulness and...
Effects of Multimedia Goal-Setting Instruction on Students' Knowledge of the Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction and Disruptive Behavior
Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions Vol. 15, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 90–102
Students at risk for, or with, emotional disturbance during preadolescence struggle to adjust socially, behaviorally, and academically and often make choices about relationships that support problem behaviors. Research suggests explicitly teaching...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 1315–1323
This paper presents the final report of progress of the EDUCAUSE-funded SITE simSchool Modules Project from April 2011 to July 2012. The goals of the simulation-based project were to (1) facilitate initial adoption of simSchool in teacher education...
Reading Improvement Vol. 40, No. 3 (2003) pp. 132–44
Notes that a computer equipped with a talking word processor was added to a first grade classroom. Finds that first grade students could successfully use computer technology for literacy support. Notes that this technology enables students to...
Career Development for Exceptional Individuals Vol. 33, No. 1 (2010) pp. 25–40
Enhancing students' ability to make informed choices is an important precursor to successful choice-making, decision-making, and goal-setting. This study used a multiple-baseline design across behaviors replicated across participants to examine the...
Effects of Computer-Assisted Instruction on Students' Knowledge of the Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction and Disruptive Behavior
Journal of Special Education Vol. 45, No. 4 (February 2012) pp. 216–226
Instruction about goal setting can increase students' self-determination and reduce problem behavior. Computer-assisted instruction could offer teachers another format for teaching goal setting and self-determination. This study used a multiple...
David Gibson; Scott Osterweil; Cliff Zintgraff; Petra Fisser; Tandra Wood; Gerald Knezek; Rhonda Christensen
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 2810–2816
The Next Generation Learning Challenges grant program of EDUCAUSE, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Hewlett Foundation and others, will bring four project leaders together to share models of innovation and new possibilities with...
The Relationship of Personality Traits to Perceptions of Teaching Effectiveness for Teacher Preparation Candidates in a Simulated Classroom Environment
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1411–1416
This study explored the personality traits of 152 preservice teachers and examined their perceptions of teaching confidence and teaching experience.Treatment and comparison groups completed the Survey of Teaching Skills and the OCEAN survey for...
Anatomical Sciences Education Vol. 3, No. 2 (2010) pp. 97–100
Pathology and anatomy are both sciences that contribute to the foundations of a successful medical career. In the past decade, medical education has undergone profound changes with the development of a core curriculum combined with student selected...
Teresa Franklin; Shelby Morge; Sridhar Narayan; Gene Tagliarini; Gerald Knezek; Rhonda Christensen; Tandra Tyler-Wood; Chang Liu; David Chelberg
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1445–1449
STEM education is a major focus of recent legislation and funding in Congress as the number of scientists and mathematicians, engineers and technologists are sadly lacking to support innovation and the ever changing economy (Ashby, 2006). Recently, ...
No more standing-by for middle schoolers: Project Updates from Middle Schoolers Out to Save the World (MSOSW)
Rhonda Christensen; Tandra Tyler-Wood; Gerald Knezek; David Gibson; Theresa Overall; Lisa Gros; Allan Baer; Amber Ellison; Okyoung Lim; Patty Veayo; Cindy Anderson; Jennifer Simone
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 3552–3553
In this NSF-ITEST project, approximately 600 sixth graders from nine middle schools in Louisiana, Maine, Texas and Vermont are monitoring home energy use under supervision of their (14) teachers. The data are being used to develop optimum scenarios...
Australian higher education institutions transforming the future of teaching and learning through 3D virtual worlds
Sue Gregory; Brent Gregory; Matthew Campbell; Helen Farley; Suku Sinnappan; Shannon Kennedy-CLark; David Craven; Deborah Murdoch; Denise Wood; Jenny Grenfell; Angela Thomas; Carol Matthews; Kerrie Smith; Ian Warren; Heinz Dreher; Lindy McKeown; Allan Ellis ; Mathew Hillier; Steven Pace; Andrew Cram; Lyn Hay Charles; Scott Grant; Mark J.W. Lee
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2010 (2010) pp. 399–415
What are educators' motivations for using virtual worlds with their students? Are they using them to support the teaching of professions and if this is the case, do they introduce virtual worlds into the curriculum to develop and/or expand students' ...
How are Australian higher education institutions contributing to change through innovative teaching and learning in virtual worlds?
Brent Gregory; Sue Gregory; Denise Wood; Yvonne Masters; Mathew Hillier; Frederick Stokes-Thompson; Anton Bogdanovych; Des Butler; Lyn Hay; Kim Flintoff; Stefan Schutt; Robyn Alderton; Ieva Stupans; Lindy McKeown Orwin; Andrew Cram; Grant Meredith; Jenny Grenfell; Francesca Collins; Allan Ellis; Lisa Jacka; Ian Larson; Andrew Fluck; Helen Farley; Jay Jay Jegathesan; Dale Linegar; Debbie McCormick; Jason Zagami; John Campbell; Angela Thomas; Nona Muldoon; Ali Abbas; Ian Burnett; Sheila Scutter; David Ellis; Suku Sinnappan; Katrina Neville; Ashley Aitken; Simeon Simoff; Xiangyu Wang; Mandy Salomon; Kay Souter; Greg Wadley; Michael Jacobson; Anne Newstead; Gary Hayes; Scott Grant; Alyona Yusupova
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 475–490
Over the past decade, teaching and learning in virtual worlds has been at the forefront of many higher education institutions around the world. The DEHub Virtual Worlds Working Group (VWWG) consisting of Australian and New Zealand higher education...