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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...
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...
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 (...
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...
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....
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...