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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 37, No. 3 (July 2018) pp. 217–238
The specific problem that initiated this study was a continually high percentage of students not passing the mathematics section of the state mandated end of course assessment. The purpose of this study centered on determining whether or not laptop...
Journal of Staff Development Vol. 4, No. 2 (1983) pp. 6–13
Probably, no one "best" model for training teachers in computer literacy will emerge; consequently, staff developers should be familiar with various approaches and apply what they already know about effective staff development to this area....
Journal for the Education of the Gifted Vol. 38, No. 1 (March 2015) pp. 90–96
In this article, Brown and Garland, reflect on issues raised by James J. Gallagher, such as educational policies helping to create and support an infrastructure within which the needs of students can be addressed. Gallagher felt that a strong...
Talking about Mathematics Teaching: An Examination of the Use of a Multimedia Case To Stimulate the Conversation
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2002 (April 2002)
This study occurred as part of a project entitled Collaboration for the Enhancement of Mathematics Instruction (CEMI). CEMI is a partnership involving middle and high school mathematics teachers, university mathematicians, university mathematics...
The Use of a Web-Based Professional Development Forum to Enhance In-service and Pre-service Teacher Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 780–782
In this session, we will present how technology has been used in two intersecting innovative teacher education activities. In particular, we will describe how we have provided a rich context for pre-service and in-service teachers' professional...
American Journal of Health Education Vol. 46, No. 4 (2015) pp. 216–222
Background: Although there are thousands of health and fitness smartphone apps currently available, little research exists regarding the effects of mobile app technology on physical activity behavior. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to test...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2018 (Oct 15, 2018) pp. 642–650
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of the use of internet and phone during learning on students’ performance in College of Education, and Engineering & Applied Sciences in a southern university. The present study utilized the...
The Multimedia Case as a Tool for Professional Development: An Analysis of Online and Face-to-Face Interaction among Mathematics Pre-Service Teachers, In-Service Teachers, Mathematicians, and Mathematics Teacher Educators
Journal of Mathematics Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (May 2007) pp. 95–121
In this study, we consider the potential of multimedia cases as tools for teacher professional development. Specifically, we examined online and face-to-face discussions that occurred within groups composed of pre-service mathematics teachers, in...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2294–2299
ABSTRACT: Male and female students in a chartered secondary school, Northeast United States, indicate shifting definitions and paradigms of computer mediated communication (CMC). The residential school provides internet hook-ups in dormitory rooms...
Samuel P. Bryfczynski; Rebecca Brown; Josiah Hester; Andrew Herrmann; Danielle L. Koch; Melanie M. Cooper; Nathaniel P. Grove
Journal of Chemical Education Vol. 91, No. 3 (March 2014) pp. 357–363
Personal response systems are quickly becoming indispensable formative assessment tools in many college-level chemistry courses. With the use of such devices, students are provided with invaluable insights into the skills perceived by the instructor ...