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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 1130–1134
The development of learning environments is a key responsibility of educators. The greater dependence upon learning management systems in educational organizations has had a significant impact on how learning environments are conceived and developed....
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 1413–1417
This paper addresses emerging concerns regarding popular learning management systems. In particular, the systems design encourages a teacher-centered approach that is not consisten with a more broadly defined user-centered approach. This paper...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 19, No. 1 (2010) pp. 23–37
Lesson planning serves as a key means for ensuring the quality of instruction. In an effort to facilitate and improve the literature related to lesson planning, this paper proposes a framework which integrates online lesson planners, databases, case ...
An Examination of One-to-One Computing in the Middle School: Does Increased Access Bring about Increased Student Engagement?
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 42, No. 4 (2010) pp. 423–441
This study explores configurations of laptop use in a one-to-one environment. Guided by methodologies of the Concerns-Based Adoption Model of change, an Innovation Configuration Map (description of the multiple ways an innovation is implemented) of...
Exploring Relationships Between Configurations of Technology Use and Professional Development Among Teachers
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2103–2104
Education reform is an ongoing concern for teachers and administrators. Since the 1980's administrators and others have been looking to technology to support reform (Gulek & Demirtas, 2005). Administrators can be led to think that if teachers are...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 737–742
In support of online discussions research, this review classifies and describes different factors such as instructional interventions and learner characteristics that affect the quality of discussions. The review will help educators better...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 51, No. 3 (May 2007) pp. 44–48
In support of online discussions research, this review classifies and describes instructional interventions and learner characteristics that affect the quality of discussions. The review will help educators better understand factors such as group...
Teacher Concerns during Initial Implementation of a One-to-One Laptop Initiative at the Middle School Level
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 39, No. 3 (2007) pp. 263–286
Many schools are initiating projects that place laptop computers into the hands of each student and teacher in the school. These projects entail a great deal of planning and investment by all involved. The teachers in these schools are faced with...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 37, No. 1 (2007) pp. 83–103
Many consider rich argumentation to be the core of quality discussions and view it as a vehicle to solving problems and clarifying content. This study examined the influence of a discussion leader intervention on the quality of online argumentation...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 30, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2004) pp. 113–136
The potential of on-line discussions to prompt greater reflection of course material is often stymied by a tendency of students to agree with one another rather than to formulate counter-arguments. This article describes an experiment using note...
The Use of Comprehension Aids in a Hypermedia Environment: Investigating the Impact of Metacognitive Awareness and Epistemological Beliefs
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 12, No. 3 (July 2003) pp. 275–289
This is a descriptive study that analyzes learners' use of comprehension aids such as objectives, a glossary and links between pages in a hypermedia tutorial. Students read a short hypermedia tutorial on the topic of E. coli. Relationships between...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 1 (2003) pp. 105–138
This review explores the relationship between video-technology and teacher education reform. Important changes in teacher education are reviewed and the ways in which video-technology can provide support for these changes are identified. Next, the...
Successful Learning with Hypermedia: The Role of Epistemological Beliefs and Metacognitive Awareness
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 28, No. 1 (2003) pp. 15–30
Examines the relationship between epistemological beliefs, metacognition, and student achievement in a hypermedia learning environment. Results indicated that reading comprehension, grade point average, and three of the five epistemological beliefs (...
THE REALIZATION OF ACCESSIBLITY: Guidelines for the Creation and Refinement of Universal Online Learning Applications
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 3206–3213
The objective of this paper is to outline specific techniques to eliminate issues that pervade creating accessible learning applications. Guidelines and techniques for assuring accessibility in learning applications for Acrobat, PowerPoint, Flash...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 254–255
Abstract: In support of research examining the relationship between epistemological beliefs, metacognition, and the quality of on-line discussions this paper investigates different methods for evaluating discussions. The paper will present coding...
Topics: Research Methods
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3205–3206
This paper describes one component of an extensive reform effort supporting the integration of technology into a teacher preparation program. This component focuses on the development of a digital library in support of an undergraduate special...
Topics: Educational Technology
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2002 (April 2002)
The potential of online discussions to prompt greater reflection of course material is often stymied by a tendency of students to agree with one another rather than formulating counterarguments. This study reports an experiment using note starters...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2447–2448
The explosion of information via the World Wide Web has resulted in a large number of educational research related documents being easily available. Finding appropriate, quality materials has become difficult due to the volume of information...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 10, No. 3 (2001) pp. 285–305
Students are frequently being asked to learn from hypermedia. Some characteristics of hypermedia, including the use of multiple media and the increased control over sequence provided to the learner, may impede learning for the less strategic student....
Technologically Enhanced Cornerstone Courses: A High Impact – Low Cost Approach to Modeling Technology for Pre-service Teachers
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1964–1967
This paper reports on the project rationale and design of one initiative to better prepare preservice teachers to integrate technology into their future teaching. This project, technologically enhanced cornerstone courses, brings together teams of ...
Educational Researcher Vol. 30, No. 9 (2001) pp. 22–26
Examines relevant research from the educational technology and educational psychology literature that supports the need for more research into the relationship between learner characteristics (e.g., epistemological beliefs and self-regulatory skills)...
TEACHING Exceptional Children Vol. 33, No. 4 (2001) pp. 32–39
This article discusses three important issues that educators must address as they integrate technology into their classrooms: increasing access to technology, appropriate instruction in and use of technology, and barriers to institutional technology....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 195–196
This paper will report on the development of a "Standards of Quality" document for educational technology distance learning courses. This project resulted from a concern that the courses were viewed as less rigorous by other faculty and our own...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1640–1644
This paper discusses the use of hypermedia as a mainstream instructional tool and what this use means for the success of all learners. Hypermedia research has not provided evidence of superiority to other instructional media. This research has,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1619–1623
Preliminary surveys conducted by the authors suggest that students at the secondary school level are likely to feel much more at ease with the vocabulary of information technology than the pre-service teachers who will soon be expected to...
Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 2, No. 4
In support of research examining relationships between learner characteristics and the quality of online discussions, this paper surveys different methods for evaluating discussions. The paper will present coding methods used in our own research as...