Search results for author:"Gail Dickinson"
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Texas State University—San Marcos
Knowledge Quest Vol. 35, No. 5 (2007) pp. 56–57
Graphic novels have been known to spark reading interest in teens. However, librarians still can not make the decision to integrate graphic novels into the book collection. In this article, the author addresses the issues related to the cataloging...
Knowledge Quest Vol. 43, No. 4 (2015) pp. 22–27
The literature in both education and library science since the 1980s has encouraged school librarians to support education change through service to school-wide initiatives. The difference in the literature from the last century to this one is the...
Using Online Discussion Forums to Enhance Problem Selection in a Preservice Project-Based Instruction Course
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4361–4362
Problem selection is critical in both project-based and problem-based learning. Krajcik, Czerniak, and Berger (2002) identify five criteria for good driving questions: sustainability, worth, feasibility, meaning, and contextualization. Although...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 106–118
This longitudinal study tracks primary participants over 3 years from their last year of university preservice teaching training through their second year of in-service teaching via surveys, interviews, and teaching observations. The study employs a ...
Integrating Technology With Meaningful Content and Faculty Research: The UTeach Natural Sciences Program
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 3, No. 1 (2003) pp. 99–119
But there are a few dozen universities like UT-Austin for which research is a mission of equal importance to teaching. I'm not just talking about scientific or engineering research-a research university is a place where you have people producing new ...
Mathematics Teacher Vol. 101, No. 7 (March 2008) pp. 490–497
This article describes preparation and delivery of high school mathematics lessons that integrate mathematics and astronomy through The Geometer's Sketchpad models, traditional proof, and inquiry-based activities. The lessons were created by a...