Search results for author:"Karen Swan"
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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3290–3297
The purpose of the research reported in this paper was to investigate whether the use of interactive whiteboards in English language arts and/or mathematics lessons improved student learning in those areas as measured by student scores on state...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2649–2656
The purpose of this study was to empirically test the common-sense notion that the quality of online course discussions can be shaped by how discussion is assessed. A quasi-experimental design was used to compare discussion activity among 8 sections ...
Topics: Educational Technology
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3336–3343
This paper reports on preliminary findings from an ongoing study of teaching and learning in a ubiquitous computing classroom which employs multiple measures and mixed methods to document changes in teaching and learning therein. It particularly...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2712–2719
This paper describes an ongoing situated professional development program in which teachers bring their intact classes for an extended stay in a ubiquitous computing environment equipped with a variety of state-of-the-art computing devices. The...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3310–3319
This research explores how the use of student response systems (SRS) effects elementary and middle school students' engagement in and learning from classroom lessons. A pilot study, which compared third graders' engagement in lessons involving the...