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Effects of accommodating perceptual learning style preferences on long-term retention and attitudes toward technology of elementary and secondary teachers in professional development training
(1999) pp. 1–129
This research investigated teachers' mean scores on achievement tests and attitude surveys related to technology training, to determine the relationships among participants' long-term retention of information, attitudes toward instructional...
Developing a pedagogy of mutuality in a capability approach: Teachers’ experiences of using the Open Educational Resources (OER) of the teacher education in sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA) programme
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 33, No. 3 (May 2013) pp. 263–271
The TESSA (teacher education in sub Saharan Africa) programme aims to improve teacher education at scale by developing open educational resources (OER) that allow sustainable and locally managed pedagogical change in higher education institutions...
Assistive Technology Outcomes and Benefits Vol. 2, No. 1 (2005) pp. 55–70
Strategic pooling of assistive technology, human resources and funding options has made meaningful employment possible for the 25-year-old man with cerebral palsy who is the subject of this paper. Since graduating from high school four years ago, he ...
Technology Teacher Vol. 57, No. 2 (1997) pp. 29–31
Describes the national robotics competition sponsored by For Inspiration and Recognition of Science & Technology (FIRST). (JOW)
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 31, No. 7 (1999) pp. 561–576
Transfer, the process of using knowledge or skills acquired in one context in a new or varied context, has long been the topic of spirited debate in the research community. In this chapter, fundamental dimensions that appear to underlie effective...
How students and teachers in Singapore and the United States conceptualize knowledge and beliefs: Positioning learning within epistemological frameworks
Learning and Instruction Vol. 8, No. 2 (1998) pp. 97–116
The purpose of this study was twofold. First, we wanted to examine the conceptions of knowledge and beliefs of Singaporean and American students and their teachers to investigate whether differences existed across these diverse cultures. Our second...
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (1997) pp. 235–55
This pilot study of a project involving the design and making of a moisture sensor indicated that science knowledge developed through science lessons could not be used in technology lessons. This is argued to be because knowledge is constructed in...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 1, No. 2 (Sep 12, 2006)
Research literature and practical experience of subject experts indicate that teaching programming to novices has proven challenging for both learner and lecturer. A number of difficulties arise when teaching novices to program. These ranges from...
A Partnership across the Ocean between the University of the Western Cape and the University of Missouri-St. Louis: Facilitating a Global Research Programme for Doctoral Students
Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences Vol. 7, No. 2 (2014) pp. 58–71
The downturn of the global economy requires universities worldwide to do more with fewer resources. These conditions have presented an opportunity for two universities, the University of the Western Cape and the University of Missouri-St. Louis, to...