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Enhancing Language Development for Young Children at Risk: The Role of Computer-Based and Direct Instruction Teaching
Australian Journal of Early Childhood Vol. 19, No. 1 (1994) pp. 40–48
Examined whether at-risk preschoolers would show gains in expressive and receptive language after using selected computer-based activities in a teacher-directed, small group situation using direct-instruction techniques. Results indicated...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 20, No. 3 (June 2004) pp. 172–182
Within a synchronous computer-mediated discussion, teachers used a prescriptive framework of Socratic interventions together with dialogue moves which challenged students to justify their opinions or which presented a devil's advocate line of...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 21, No. 5 (October 2005) pp. 343–354
Collaboration across boundaries in work and learning is increasingly a feature of networked organisation. We present a framework for analysing learning events as encounters across multiple boundaries of differing types, significance, role and...
"He's Gone and Wrote over It": The Use of Wikis for Collaborative Report Writing in a Primary School Classroom
Education 3-13 Vol. 42, No. 6 (2014) pp. 601–620
Wikis (websites that can be edited quickly by multiple authors) were used with upper-primary school children to write group reports on a science topic. Two teachers observed the children working, and their observations were used alongside the texts...
Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing Vol. 33, No. 1 (2002) pp. 39–45
Fire safety training was provided to long-term care staff by computer (n=47) or a print-based, instructor-led program (n=47). Compared to 47 controls, both treatment groups significantly increased knowledge. The computer-trained staff were...
Facilitating Debate in Networked Learning: Reflecting on Online Synchronous Discussion in Higher Education
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 31, No. 1 (2003) pp. 41–63
Initial results of this study of post-graduate students using a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) as part of their course showed that both distance and face-to-face students, native speakers (NS) and non native speakers (NNS), working...
Educational Gerontology Vol. 34, No. 8 (August 2008) pp. 691–708
This study investigated the effects of 10 injury prevention computer-based training modules tested by 120 participants from 65 facilities that provide care or support to elderly people needing long-term care. The training was delivered either on CD...
Educational Gerontology Vol. 29, No. 6 (2003) pp. 475–91
Residential care board members, administrators, and caregivers were randomly assisted to injury prevention training: 38 computer based, 40 instructor led. Both groups significantly increased knowledge. The computer group enjoyed the training and had ...
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 7, No. 2 (Jun 20, 2012) pp. 53–56
Cyberinfrastructure has become a major defining force for America, because of its economic, social, and national importance. Over the last two decades, scientists within all sectors of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) have...
THE ROUNDTABLE: A CONSTRUCTIVIST APPROACH TO DEVELOPING GRADUATE STUDENT RESEARCH, WRITING AND PUBLISHING SKILLS
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1435–1438
Drawing upon a Constructivist design, in particular, Cennamo's Layers of Negotiation Model, which emphasizes reflection, articulation, and exploration, The Roundtable hopes to help graduate students help themselves in developing the skills...
Topics: Research Methods
Journal of Academic Librarianship Vol. 32, No. 2 (March 2006) pp. 127–136
On the surface, SFX, utilizing the concept of context-sensitive linking among library resources, promises the ability to obtain full text effortlessly. This paper reports on the results of a three-fold study--online survey, focus group interviews,...
Evaluating the Implementation Fidelity of Technology Immersion and Its Relationship with Student Achievement
Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment Vol. 9, No. 4 (January 2010)
In a pilot study of the Technology Immersion model, high-need middle schools were "immersed" in technology by providing a laptop for each student and teacher, wireless Internet access, curricular and assessment resources, professional development,...
Journal of Extension Vol. 49, No. 6 (December 2011)
The University of Minnesota Extension conducted a social network analysis (SNA) to examine its outreach to organizations external to the University of Minnesota. The study found that its outreach network was both broad in its reach and strong in its ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1802–1803
The impact of computer usage on academic performance: Evidence from a randomized trial at the United States Military Academy
Economics of Education Review Vol. 56, No. 1 (February 2017) pp. 118–132
We present findings from a study that prohibited computer devices in randomly selected classrooms of an introductory economics course at the United States Military Academy. Average final exam scores among students assigned to classrooms that allowed ...
K-12 STEM Education Vol. 4, No. 2 (Apr 02, 2018) pp. 331–339
Research-based frameworks can help K-12 schools develop integrated STEM curricula. Two frameworks are presented that describe the characteristics of effective integrated STEM lessons and effective engineering education. The second framework is a...
Applied Measurement in Education Vol. 14, No. 1 (2001) pp. 3–16
Conducted a simulation study of differential item functioning (DIF) to compare the power and Type I error rates for two conditions: using an examinee's ability estimate as the conditioning variable with the CATSIB program and either using the...
Education Next Vol. 17, No. 4 (2017) pp. 68–74
Laptop computers have become commonplace in K-12 and college classrooms. With that, educators now face a critical decision. Should they embrace computers and put technology at the center of their instruction? Should they allow students to decide for ...
The Underutilization of Information and Communication Technology-Assisted Collaborative Project-Based Learning among International Educators: A Delphi Study
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 55, No. 5 (October 2007) pp. 527–543
This study explores the barriers associated with teachers implementing information and communication technology-assisted collaborative project-based learning (ICTCPrjBL) as a classroom teaching methodology with students. We used a Web-based Delphi...
Exploring the Feasibility of Dual-Credit Mathematics Courses in High School via a Web-Enhanced, Blended Model
Journal of General Education Vol. 60, No. 1 (2011) pp. 43–60
The "WVEB" Mathematics Project is a collaborative program offering college-level courses to high school students. Results of a matched-pair study comparing on- and off-campus students in algebra indicate that both sections show a significant gain in ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 96–101
As a crucial component of the NCATE process for program accreditation, an assessment system delineating specific thresholds of candidate performance which must be completed for program progression must be identified. Signature assessments completed ...
"Now, What Happens during Class?" Using Team-Based Learning to Optimize the Role of Expertise within the Flipped Classroom
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching Vol. 25, No. 3 (2014) pp. 253–273
If instructors desire students to gain a deeper understanding of the content and begin thinking like experts, then they need class time for active, collaborative learning. In the flipped classroom, primary knowledge acquisition occurs before class,...
Distance Education Vol. 31, No. 2 (August 2010) pp. 211–226
Christian Medical College (CMC), India, and Tufts University School of Medicine, USA, have developed an "institutional hub and spokes" model (campus-based e-learning supporting m-learning in the field) to facilitate clinical education and training...