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Technology and Engineering Teacher Vol. 71, No. 7 (April 2012) pp. 3–9
Programming is a fundamental component of modern society. Programming and its applications influence much of how people work and interact. Because of people's reliance on programming in one or many of its applications, there is a need to teach...
Beyond Cognitive Increase: Investigating the Influence of Computer Programming on Perception and Application of Mathematical skills
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 33, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 103–128
This study aimed to provide first-hand accounts of the perceived long-term effects of learning computer programming on a learner’s approach to mathematics. These phenomenological accounts, garnered from individual interviews of seven different...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 41, No. 2 (March 2013) pp. 431–453
In an attempt to address shortcomings revealed in international assessments and lamented in legislation, many schools are reducing or eliminating elective courses, applying the rationale that replacing "non-essential" subjects with core subjects,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4925–4938
This paper received the National Technology Leadership Initiative award for Best Research Paper at the 2012 conference of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators. The study examined a random stratified sample (n=62) of prospective teachers'...
Hollylynne S. Lee; Gladis Kersaint; Suzanne R. Harper; Shannon O. Driskell; Dusty L. Jones; Keith R. Leatham; Robin L. Angotti; Kwaku Adu-Gyamfi
Statistics Education Research Journal Vol. 13, No. 1 (May 2014) pp. 25–52
This study examined a random stratified sample (n = 62) of teachers' work across eight institutions on three tasks that utilized dynamic statistical software. We considered how teachers may utilize and develop their statistical knowledge and...