Search results for author:"Diane McGrath"
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Kansas State University
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 89, No. 1 (1989) pp. 81–84
Reviews three computer software packages: "Mystery Objects," a science inquiry series for grades one-four; "Physics," covering physics content for high school and introductory college level; and a tutorial program "Sensei Geometry." Required...
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 89, No. 4 (1989) pp. 346–50
Three computer programs for the Apple II family are reviewed: (1) "Super Vocab Machine"--vocabulary self-tutorial; (2) "Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures: A Matter of Mystery"--database for the elements; and (3) "That's Life: Human Body Exploration"-...
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 24, No. 4 (1992) pp. 513–32
Compares the performance of education undergraduates with high or low spatial-skill scores who learned how to calculate surface area using hypertext, computer-assisted instruction, conventional paper materials, or program control. Results are...
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 89, No. 6 (1989) pp. 527–31
Describes the ENLIST Micros program and manuals based on results of a national needs assessment. The program name came from the object of the program to ENcourage LIteracy of Science Teachers in the use of Microcomputers. Listed are 18 objectives...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 4, No. 4 (1988) pp. 467–84
Describes study of high school students that was conducted to determine whether instruction in a second programing language helps produce transfer of problem solving skills. The six dependent variables used in the study are discussed; pretests and...
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 89, No. 2 (1989) pp. 169–71
Provides reviews of courseware entitled: "Mystery Matter," which is a series that supplements the basic inquiry process; "Jumping Math Flash," which is an arcade-game program with arithmetic problems; and "Quest for Files: Science Rocks and Minerals ...
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 89, No. 5 (1989) pp. 439–41
Reviewed are two computer software programs for Apple II computers on weather for upper elementary and middle school grades. "Weather" introduces the major factors (temperature, humidity, wind, and air pressure) affecting weather. "How Weather Works"...
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 90, No. 5 (1990) pp. 440–24
Reviews two computer software programs: (1) "Conquering Ratios and Proportions" using a medieval theme for guided practice in identifying and forming ratios for grades 5-8, and (2) "Percent Word Problems" providing problems for finding a percentage...
Computer Science Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (1992) pp. 10–12
Describes a methods course to prepare teachers of computer science for the secondary schools. Aspects of the course include goals and objectives, programing projects, assignments related to teaching methods, group projects, planned teaching...
School Science and Mathematics Vol. 90, No. 4 (1990) pp. 346–49
Reviews two programs: (1) "The Weather Machine" on understanding weather and weather forecasting and (2) "The Mystery of the Hotel Victoria" on problem solving in mathematics. Presents the descriptions, advantages, and weaknesses of the software. (YP)
Knowledge Construction and Knowledge Representation in High School Students’ Design of Hypermedia Documents
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 12, No. 1 (2003) pp. 33–61
This study documented the processes of knowledge construction and knowledge representation in high school students' hypermedia design projects. Analysis of knowledge construction in linking and structural building yielded distinct types and subtypes ...
Our Own Tower of Babel: Describing Instructional Technology or Educational Technology Doctoral Programs
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) p. 2281
Many of us who teach those who will become tomorrow's professors have not found a way to clearly share what we do and find out what others are doing in their doctoral programs. Information the authors gathered about a variety of educational...
Topics: Educational Technology
A Case Study of Faculty Roles and Teaching Strategies in Web-Based Instruction: Implications for Practice
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1941–1946
With advances in telecommunications technologies, more people and more institutions become interested in online education. As more institutions rush to initiate new online programs or design new web-based courses, it should be very useful to...
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