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From the Quill to the Keyboard: Technology and Literacy as Seen through the Declaration of Independence
English Journal Vol. 90, No. 5 (2001) pp. 123–26
Gathers some of the ways the authors used online resources to teach the Declaration of Independence. Discusses critically reading historical documents online and approaching the Declaration through an analysis of genre. Notes that the techniques can ...
From the Quill to the Keyboard: Technology and Literacy as Seen through the Declaration of Independence (Part II)
English Journal Vol. 90, No. 6 (2001) pp. 111–14
Considers how new technologies might serve to help educators to teach in ways that were not possible without them. Considers "the unspoken responsibilities English teachers are asked to assume" as students pursue their desire to become ...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 18, No. 2 (Jun 24, 2002) pp. 97–110
Drawing from work by Shadish, Cook, and Leviton (1991) on social program evaluation, the authors discuss recent changes in evaluation theory and practices, and they connect these changes to technology and student learning. Concluding with a list of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1624–1627
Participants in the Diffusion of Technology: Policy and Practice explored the nature of the to educationaltechnology policy process in two states, enriched by voices and experiences across a span of a thousand miles. This presentation by graduate...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1618–1623
A new classroom is emerging as teaching styles influence the use of instructional technology across a distance. In a panel along with Jerry Willis and Rhea Walker from Iowa State University, we will discuss interactive technology from the instructor'...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1308–1312
This study investigated the conditions, processes and consequences of instructional computer use by teachers in three elementary schools and compared and contrasted these across sites. A cross-case analysis grounded in symbolic interactionism and an ...
Increasing the Transfer of Simulation Technology from R&D into School Settings: An Approach to Evaluation from Overarching Vision to Individual Artifact in Education
Simulation & Gaming Vol. 37, No. 2 (June 2006) pp. 245–267
Building and evaluating artifacts specifically for K-12 education, technologists committed to design sciences are needed along with an approach to evaluation increasing the systemic transfer from research and development into school settings. The...
Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 11, No. 3 (2010) pp. 175–182
This article describes a design-based research in an undergraduate measurement and evaluation course. The study employed web-based multistoryline case studies grounded on Spiro's cognitive flexibility theory to improve students' comprehension of...