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  1. Supporting Representational Competence in High School Biology With Computer-Based Biomolecular Visualizations

    Anna Wilder & Jonathan Brinkerhoff, University of New Mexico, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 5–26

    This study assessed the effectiveness of computer-based biomolecular visualization activities on the development of high school biology students' representational competence as a means of... More

    pp. 5-26

  2. E-Portfolios in Teacher Education: The Malaspina University-College Experience

    Andrew Kitchenham, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2093–2099

    This presentation and paper will present the preliminary findings from Malaspina University-College Faculty of Education's e-portfolio project, entitled the Student Digital Record of Achievement ... More

    pp. 2093-2099

  3. Prior Knowledge and Social Presence as Predictors of Satisfaction and Achievement in Online Teacher Training

    Myunghee Kang, Kihyun Park & Hyungshin Choi, Ewha Womans University, Korea (South)

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2067–2073

    This paper investigated the role of prior knowledge and social presence in an online teacher training program to satisfaction and achievement of trainees. 71 in-service teachers were participated... More

    pp. 2067-2073

  4. A Study of Social Facilitation Effect on e-Learning

    Naoko Kuga, Teiko Nakano, Yan Cong, Jaeyoung Jung & Shin-ichi Mayekawa, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1659–1664

    One of the major problems of e-Learning is its high dropout rate due to the lack of learners' motivation. In this study, we introduced the idea of Social Facilitation in order to see if it can... More

    pp. 1659-1664

  5. Improving Students’ Understanding and Perception of Cell Theory in School Biology Using a Computer-Based Instruction Simulation Program

    Joel Kiboss, Egerton University, Kenya; Eric Wekesa, Libinu High School, Kenya; Mwangi Ndirangu, Egerton University, Kenya

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 15, No. 4 (October 2006) pp. 397–410

    Abstract A survey by the Kenya National Examination Council (KNEC) revealed that students' academic performance and interest in secondary school biology has been generally poor (KNEC, 2000). This... More

    pp. 397-410

  6. The γKhozi Game Environment: Demonstrations of Two Edventures

    David Baxter, Robert Seagram Seagram & Alan Amory, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2513–2516

    Two products of the Virtual Learning Spaces Project are demonstrated and include the game episodes entitled The Burning Ground and Food for Thought. The Burning Ground episode is designed to... More

    pp. 2513-2516

  7. Educational Game Design: A Game Designer’s Reflective Journal

    David Baxter & Alan Amory, Virtual Learning Spaces Project, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2264–2269

    This paper reflects on the role of the designer in the development of an educational game. The design was guided by a number of conceptual models, namely the Game Object Model (GOM) and Game... More

    pp. 2264-2269

  8. Implementation and Evaluation of Collaborative Learning Agent for Promoting Group Interaction

    Suh Heejeon, Kim Yonghun & Lee Junsuk, Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute, Korea (South)

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2018–2024

    This study aims to develop an extensible collaborative learning agent (ECOLA) and evaluate the effects of the agent on learning outcomes. ECOLA consists of three main components: the monitoring... More

    pp. 2018-2024

  9. A Study on Mobile Learning Device Applied to Science Learning in Elementary School

    AhFur Lai, Taipei Municipal University of Education, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1889–1896

    The main purpose of this study is to design mobile learning model and a series of mobile learning activities for natural science learning, and to investigate the learning effect, including... More

    pp. 1889-1896

  10. Challenges in Experimental Research Conducted in a Fully Web-based Distance Learning Environment

    Baiyun Chen, University of Central Florida, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1778–1783

    This session reports data from an online health care ethics course to empirically examine the effects of advance organizers (AO) on students' learning achievement. The purpose of this study is to... More

    pp. 1778-1783

  11. Supporting Automatic Text Assigning for WWW-based Peer Assessment

    Chien-I Lee, Graduate Institute for Computer Science and Information Education, National University of Tainan, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1249–1255

    This research mainly discusses the procedures of WWW-based peer assessment learning activities to bring them into effect for students, with texts automatically assigned to students by using data... More

    pp. 1249-1255

  12. Preparing for Teaching in an Information Society: Various Perspectives

    Tjeerd Plomp, University of Twente, Netherlands

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4334–4349

    In this presentation, I will reflect and discuss my topic from various perspectives: Curriculum perspective: education in an information society should differ from education in an industrial... More

    pp. 4334-4349

  13. Mathematical Mathematical Modeling of Numerical Ability Test and Achievement Test in College Algebra as Basis for the Construction of Module for Bridging Program

    May Eleanor Ursos, Ateneo de Davao University, Philippines; Marleonie Bauyot, San Pedro College, Philippines

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3685–3686

    Result of the study showed that a moderate correlation exists between Numerical Ability Test and Achievement Test In College Algebra. Using least squares method, a mathematical model defined by an ... More

    pp. 3685-3686

  14. The impacts of reflection facilitating strategy on pre-service teachers’ flow experience and achievement in E-Portfolio

    Sanghoon Park & Jung Lim, Florida State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3572–3576

    Reflection is critical process in performing E-Portfolio to ensure the high quality of portfolio artifacts. In this paper, the reflection note was suggested as a strategy to facilitate reflection... More

    pp. 3572-3576

  15. Making Change Stick: Legacy of a State-Wide PT3 Catalyst Grant

    Ellen Hoffman, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2897–2902

    In 2001, the Consortium for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching with Technology (COATT), a partnership of Michigan universities with teacher preparation programs, was awarded a U.S. Department of... More

    pp. 2897-2902

  16. A multimedia instructional design in cosmetology program

    Wan-Hsing Wang, Tainan Woman's College of Arts and Technology, Taiwan; Albert W. Strickland & Jane Strickland, Idaho State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2755–2761

    This is a pilot study exploring student learning performance when using instructional technology designed by following the ADDIE model, and it investigated the reliability of the researcher created... More

    pp. 2755-2761

  17. Have a BLAST: Blog Learning Achievement Support Teams

    Steve Harmon, Georgia State University, United States; Marshall Jones, Winthrop University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2523–2526

    This paper presents one possible way to take educational advantage of an affordance of a recent technology, weblogs. We will discuss five affordances of blogging for teaching and learning, and... More

    pp. 2523-2526

  18. Interdependence Learning: Effective Teaching Strategy for the Era of Ubiquitous Technology

    Yahya Matsom, Valdosta State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2003–2006

    It is always a mind-opening experience to study and discuss how, where, why, when, and what influences a person to be successful in his/her learning endeavors. Studies on academic achievements in... More

    pp. 2003-2006

  19. Effects of Laptop Computers on Elementary Student Achievement and Attitude

    Jace Hargis, University of North Florida, United States; Kathleen Schofield, Argyle Elementary School, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1589–1596

    The effects of laptop computers on elementary student attitude achievement were explored. An attitudinal questionnaire was used to gain an insight on how students viewed learning and technology. ... More

    pp. 1589-1596

  20. Effectiveness of Online Algebra Learning: Implications for Teacher Preparation

    Cathy Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States; Kathy Gillan, Florida Virtual School, United States; Jan Bosnick, University of North Florida, United States; Melinda Hess, University of South Florida, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 284–290

    This study of an online algebra course looked at the overall effectiveness of the course and at the development, implementation, and evaluation of interactive tools for graphing linear equations.... More

    pp. 284-290