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Influence of learning theories on research about computer technology applications in elementary classrooms
(2004) pp. 1–92
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the relationship between learning theories and research on computer technology applications in elementary classrooms from 1993 to 2002. The goal of the study was to check on the reciprocal...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2880–2882
Abstract: The focus of our discussion is on the impact of Web 2.0 on teacher education, especially on student learning processes. We examine the impact of Web 2.0 on student learning processes from various theoretical perspectives on learning:...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 6 (Jan 01, 2011) pp. 943–960
This case study investigates how well secondary preservice teachers are prepared to use technology in teaching in China. The study focuses on a teacher education program that is a representative of many of those in mid-sized Chinese universities....
Can Distance Education Increase Educational Equality? Evidence from the Expansion of Chinese Higher Education
Studies in Higher Education Vol. 39, No. 10 (2014) pp. 1811–1822
Since China decided to expand its higher education, we have seen an increasing number of discussions of the relationship between educational expansion and equality. However, few studies have examined whether the expansion of distance higher...
Research in Dance Education Vol. 19, No. 2 (2018) pp. 183–196
The prevalence of technology used in education is evident across many disciplines. Big Data, Massive Open Online Course, and e-Learning are buzz words in educational settings, yet they seem to be non-relevant to the majority of dance educators,...
A Multi-task Combinatorial Optimization Model Based on Genetic Algorithm and its Application in College Education Curriculum Planning
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 10, No. 8 (Dec 14, 2015) pp. 38–41
Multi-task combinatorial optimization of a complex system is an important aspect of multi-task planning. To address the existing defects and limitations of the existing multi-task combinatorial optimization methods, the paper proposes a multi-task...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 13, No. 11 (Nov 09, 2018) pp. 170–183
There are some problems in the design of three-dimensional visualization teaching resources, such as less involved in interactive design, no unified design standards, the lack of effective innovation guidance mechanism and no unified evaluation...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 53, No. 1 (March 2017) pp. 137–144
In 2010, China embarked on an ambitious goal to expand early childhood education (ECE) nationwide. An integral part of this plan was to substantially expand public institutions, particularly in rural areas. Using longitudinal finance data from a...
International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 9, No. 1 (2011) pp. 101–113
Spirit diagnosing is an important theory in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine), by which a TCM doctor can diagnose a patient's body state. But this theory is complicated and difficult to master simply learned from books. To further the theory and...
Are Secondary Preservice Teachers Well Prepared to Teach with Technology? A Case Study of a Chinese Teacher Education Program
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 2291–2300
One technology course has been a popular way to incorporate technology into teacher education programs while many scholars have realized that a better format of technology integration is desired. This study aims to provide contribution to the debate ...
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 103, No. 9 (September 2009) pp. 562–568
The study presented here investigated how assistive technology training is being integrated into teacher preparation programs for teachers of students with visual impairments worldwide. The survey investigated how knowledge of assistive technology...
Learning Organization Vol. 12, No. 5 (2005) pp. 418–435
Purpose: Aims to investigate the way that the semantic web is being used to represent and process social network information. Design/methodology/approach: The Swoogle semantic web search engine was used to construct several large data sets of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) p. 3298
Technology competency is important for teachers to prepare for the 21st century classrooms. Yet pre-service teachers enter colleges of education with a wide range of technology competency levels. The purpose of this study was to predict pre-service...
Globalizing Technology Education for Teachers:The Dual Challenge of Strengthening Skills and Changing Perceptions
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 27, No. 1 (January 2019) pp. 97–116
Despite the growing number of international professional development programs, there is very little published research regarding the structures and effectiveness of these programs. This paper shares the design and development of the technology...
Assistive Technology for Students with Visual Impairments: Challenges and Needs in Teachers' Preparation Programs and Practice
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 105, No. 4 (April 2011) pp. 197–210
This article reports on a survey of 165 teachers of students with visual impairments in Texas to examine their perceptions of their knowledge of assistive technology. The results showed that they had significant deficits in knowledge in 55 (74.32%)...
Assistive Technology Competencies of Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments: A Comparison of Perceptions
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 105, No. 9 (September 2011) pp. 533–547
This study surveyed teachers of students with visual impairments in Texas on their perceptions of a set of assistive technology competencies developed for teachers of students with visual impairments by Smith and colleagues (2009). Differences in...
Assistive Technology Competencies for Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments: A National Study
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 106, No. 10 (2012) pp. 656–665
Introduction: For practicing teachers of students with visual impairments, assistive technology has assumed an important role in the education of their students' assessment and learning of content. Little research has addressed this area; therefore, ...
The Relationship between Computer and Internet Use and Performance on Standardized Tests by Secondary School Students with Visual Impairments
Li Zhou; Nora Griffin-Shirley; Pat Kelley; Devender R. Banda; William Y. Lan; Amy T. Parker; Derrick W. Smith
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 106, No. 10 (2012) pp. 609–621
Introduction: The study presented here explored the relationship between computer and Internet use and the performance on standardized tests by secondary school students with visual impairments. Methods: With data retrieved from the first three...
Xiaoming Li; Feng Zhao; Fang Pu; Haifeng Liu; Xufeng Niu; Gang Zhou; Deyu Li; Yubo Fan; Qingling Feng; Fu-zhai Cui; Fumio Watari
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 24, No. 6 (2015) pp. 735–746
The biomaterials science has advanced in a high speed with global science and technology development during the recent decades, which experts predict to be more obvious in the near future with a more significant position for medicine and health care....