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Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 9, No. 4 (1980) pp. 329–55
Investigates the impact of a brief computer assisted instruction (CAI) experience on the attitudes, beliefs, and knowledge of high school students. A 20-30 minute science lesson on water pollution was administered to 350 students by Apple II...
Females Surpass Males in Computer Problem Solving: Findings from the Minnesota Computer Literacy Assessment
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 3, No. 1 (1987) pp. 39–51
Results from the 1979 Minnesota Computer Literacy Assessment show that eighth- and eleventh-grade females perform better than males in some specific areas of programing, i.e., those that involve problem analysis and algorithmic application where the ...
Computing Teacher Vol. 11, No. 8 (1984) pp. 10–12
Discusses wealth, community size, region of the country, gender, and race as factors in access to microcomputer training in secondary schools in the United States, and presents statistics from various state and national surveys which indicate these...
Education and Computing Vol. 3, No. 1 (1987) pp. 15–20
This discussion identifies assumptions about the effects of computer learning activities upon students, and argues that more research is needed to justify the ongoing implementation of computer activities in education. Highlights include computer...
Teaching Sociology Vol. 8, No. 2 (January 1981) pp. 171–95
Reviews various forms of computer assistance in college level sociology courses, based on a 1979 survey of sociology instructors (all chairpersons of departments offering degrees in sociology). Findings indicated that the diversity and overall...
Mathematics Teacher Vol. 74, No. 9 (December 1981) pp. 687–90
The approach taken by representatives of the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (MECC) to define computer literacy objectives is defended. The MECC approach is termed a comprehensive view of literacy that incorporates programing, awareness,...
Portraits of Three Schools from the U.S.A. Exemplary Technology-Supported Schooling Case Studies Project
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2523–2524
This presentation features video footage from three schools with innovative classroom teaching using technology. The results were obtained as part of 11 case studies in USA schools and were selected to be part of two international studies, one by...
American Sociologist Vol. 22, No. 1 (1991) pp. 65–77
Urges sociologists to direct more attention toward computer usage because of computers' increasing importance in producing sociological knowledge. Criticizes professional ambivalence toward computer technology as inhibiting creative software...
Computers and the Humanities Vol. 7, No. 2 (1972) pp. 81–95
Discussion of the effectiveness of past computer programs and the directions that future design and dissemination efforts should take. (Author)
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 18, No. 4 (2002) pp. 387–94
Describes the Second Instructional Technology in Education Study: Module 2 (SITES M2), a series of qualitative studies that identify and describes innovative pedagogical practices in 28 participating countries that use technology, and provides a...
Journal of School Leadership Vol. 19, No. 4 (July 2009) pp. 445–465
This article explores the role of leadership, experts, and expertise and the functioning of teams in nine schools that modeled an exemplary integration of technology to support schoolwide instructional improvement. Through cross-case analysis, we...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 26, No. 3 (2002) pp. 265–85
Defines quality technology support for teachers as consisting of access to one-on-one personal guidance and help; teacher participation in technology-oriented professional support among peers; professional development; and access to resources....