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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...
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...
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
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...
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
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 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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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....
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...