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Guiding Preservice Teacher Candidates to Implement Student-Centered Applications of Technology in the Classroom
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 2414–2421
The problem examined in this study was how to increase teacher candidates’ use of student-centered technology applications in their lesson planning. Teacher candidates submitted two lesson plans for review; between the first and second lesson...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 2746–2755
Technology interventions encouraged a 14-year old to practice language arts skills at home. A variety of reading and writing games and other technology interventions were used to review discreet skills. In addition, the student read several novels...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 22, No. 4 (November 2013) pp. 443–463
**Invited as a paper for SITE 2013** This action research project explored the use of the iPad 2 in a special education classroom with high school students who were considered struggling readers to determine if an academic gain in reading...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 4287–4301
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the intervention of HyperStudio 5 as an organizational and presentation tool for five-paragraph essays written as part of a state-wide standardized assessment. The 5th graders were enrolled in a Midwestern...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 4025–4030
This study explored the use of the iPad 2 with high school students with disabilities, each considered a struggling reader to determine if an academic gain in reading comprehension, reading fluency, and vocabulary would be seen after implementing...