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Social Education Vol. 77, No. 2 (2013) pp. 99–101
One of the challenges that social studies educators face daily is how to make student learning relevant. Digital technologies can play an important role by connecting what happens in the classroom to the world beyond. One way to do this is by...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3310–3319
This research explores how the use of student response systems (SRS) effects elementary and middle school students' engagement in and learning from classroom lessons. A pilot study, which compared third graders' engagement in lessons involving the...
Technology and the Prospective Teacher: Exploring the Use of the TI-83 Handheld Devices in Social Studies Education
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 1 (March 2006) pp. 99–119
Using technology to enhance student learning in social studies has become an important area for discussion and study within the field of social studies education. Handheld devices are one of the recently emerging technologies. This article describes ...
Topics: Research Methods, Inclusive Education, pre-service teacher education, research, Technology integration, teacher education, Integration, Social Studies, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3336–3343
This paper reports on preliminary findings from an ongoing study of teaching and learning in a ubiquitous computing classroom which employs multiple measures and mixed methods to document changes in teaching and learning therein. It particularly...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 30, No. 4 (Apr 01, 2004) pp. 295–311
Handheld devices have the potential to make a large impact on K-12 educational settings, due to their relative low cost, high mobility, and interactive learning capabilities. This article, the outcome of a large-scale project examining the use of...