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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1405–1409
This paper describes revisions to an introductory course on instructional strategies for the elementary classroom. The course was revised simultaneously in two ways: 1) to integrate technology, and 2) to develop performance assessments. Three...
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...
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 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1333–1335
Although existing research addresses various aspects of causal diagrams and text comprehension little is known about their use in a web-based environment. The widespread use of technology in distance and face-to-face classrooms calls for more...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 381–385
This study analyzed discussion of 21 teacher candidates in an online course on classroom management to examine development of knowledge and skills in classroom management strategies. Henri's (1992) framework for content analysis of computer-mediated ...
Studying Teacher Education Vol. 3, No. 2 (November 2007) pp. 155–172
This paper describes a university-school collaboration that resulted in the creation and implementation of a field-based teacher education program. Key features of this program included immersion in the field, integrated curriculum, supported...
Accumulating Gains and Diminishing Risks during the Implementation of Best Practices in a Teacher Education Course
Teacher Education Quarterly Vol. 32, No. 3 (2005) pp. 93–106
"Strategies for Effective Elementary Classroom Teaching" is an introductory course offered at the authors' university that impart instructional techniques and management strategies for the elementary classroom. Due to the course's limitations, the...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 2 (1999) pp. 115–129
This article reports the results of a study that investigated the needs and concerns of first-year teachers including the problems they encountered, the support they received, and the degree to which they felt prepared to use technology. Beginning...
Computer-Based Learning Packages Have a Role, but Care Needs to Be Given as to When They Are Delivered
Bioscience Education Vol. 14 (December 2009)
It is compulsory for first year biological science students at Queens University Belfast to complete a range of assessed, laboratory-based practicals in various scientific procedures including dissection. This study investigates student performance...
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...