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Georgia State University
Trends and Issues in the Integration of Sociocultural Content in Instructional Design and Technology Coursework
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 13, No. 2 (July 2014) pp. 209–225
The interest in the role of culture and instructional design and technology (IDT) continues to grow but the research in the area remains limited. More so, the number of online courses and programs are also on the rise, as is the number of...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 52, No. 4 (July 2008) pp. 21–23
Much has been written about the technology divide that inevitably leads to a knowledge divide. Dire figures and statistics are often introduced into discussions that contrast Africa to the rest of the world. It is not unusual to read about how the...
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 5, No. 2 (Apr 01, 2009)
While ICT continues to advance in western countries, African countries still experience a lag in its implementation, and that continues to widen the digital and knowledge divides. This article provides an insight into the state of educational...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 22, No. 4 (2005) pp. 189–200
Purpose: This study was conducted to examine how proficiencies, motivation, and training impact the success of faculty development for web-based instruction (WBI) at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the USA. Design/methodology/...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3193–3198
Despite widespread use of computers by teachers outside of the classroom, instructional practices do not always incorporate technology into teaching practices. This underutilization of educational technology is due partly to a lack of understanding...
Annual Meeting of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology 2004 (October 2005)
An exploratory study was conducted with faculty and administrators at Historically Black College and Universities (HBCUs) to determine the level of reported knowledge and experience with policies that govern Web-based instruction (WBI). Result...
Multicultural Education & Technology Journal Vol. 3, No. 4 (2009) pp. 266–278
Purpose: While there is significant existing literature on learner analysis in instructional design and separately in cultural issues in education, these two areas are rarely examined in tandem. This paper aims to bring these two areas together....
International Journal of Educational Reform Vol. 15, No. 2 (2006) pp. 289–300
The area of integration of technology in education is a continuous effort that revolves around looking for factors and practices that can be applied to encourage faculty to integrate technology into their areas of teaching. Web-based instruction ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2724–2727
Abstract: One of the critical tasks confronting teachers today is to integrate technology in their classroom to facilitate learning and enhance student achievement. This is not an easy task for pre-service teachers. To accomplish it, they need to...
An exploratory study of faculty participation in Web-based instruction at historically Black colleges and universities
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The purpose of this study was to explore the conditions that determine faculty participation in Web-based instruction (WBI) at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). These are level of experience with WBI, attitudes toward WBI,...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 623–639
This article reports on the findings of a research study that was conducted to explore the types of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in use in higher education in South Africa. Specifically, the goal of the study was to explore how e...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 2613–2618
Many instructional design models and paradigms address cognitive and pedagogical issues, but many also fail to define the sociocultural contexts for application. When instructional programs are built upon inappropriate technology or instructional...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2005 (October 2005) pp. 1725–1743
This discussion is based on a larger report on findings of a study conducted on the relationship between instructor teaching beliefs, perceptions of "best practices" and actual practices in a higher education institution. Following a qualitative...
Assisting Preservice Teachers To Create A Technology-Enhanced Learning Environment: A Modeling Approach
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2335–2338
Technology integration in the classroom is a requirement in many states. To this end, public and private funds are allocated to enhance technology in the classroom. Nonetheless, buying computer hardware and software is not enough and an...
Open content for elearning: Cross-institutional collaboration for education and training in a digital environment
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 8, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2013) pp. 35–42
The University of the West Indies Open Campus and Athabasca University conducted a pilot workshop to see if open educational resources (OER) could be used to construct curricula. UWIOC was interested in increasing distance education offerings and...
Development of Pedagogical Technology Integration Content Knowledge in Preparing Mathematics Preservice Teachers: The Role of Instructional Case Analyses and Reflection
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 645–669
This qualitative case study explores the potential of technology integration teaching cases to develop preservice mathematics teachers’ Pedagogical Technology Integration Content Knowledge (PTICK). A cohort of eight mathematics education students...
Topics: Mathematics, Educational Technology, Teachers, Instructional Design, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Secondary Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Post Secondary Education, Students
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1936–1939
Faculty members are expected to balance different tasks in their professional lives for example research, teaching, service and administration. While many faculty members have received little explicit training in how to teach, or in the theories and ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 382–383
Faculty development workshops represent support for the advancement of online learning environments. The ADDIE Model of Instructional Design consists of analysis, design, development, implementation and evaluation. Analyses of the content and...
Identifying Complex Cultural Interactions in the Instructional Design Process: A Case Study of a Cross-Border, Cross-Sector Training for Innovation Program
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 61, No. 4 (August 2013) pp. 707–732
The purpose of this research is to identify complex cultural dynamics in the instructional design process of a cross-sector, cross-border training environment by applying Young's (2009) Culture-Based Model (CBM) as a theoretical framework and...
Developing Pedagogical Technology Integration Content Knowledge in Preservice Teachers: A Case Study Approach
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 23, No. 4 (2007) pp. 143–150
This research examined the effects of case-based instructional strategies on the development of Pedagogical Technology Integration Content Knowledge (PTICK) in alternative teacher preparation students. The study was part of the Crossroads Project...