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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2422–2428
PrimaryAccess is a web-based tool that allows middle and high-school students to create short “Ken Burns” style documentaries using historical primary source documents in a classroom environment. The nature of the modern classroom does not permit as ...
Expanding the Role of VisualEyes: Developing STEM Content for an XML-Based Online Interactive Spatial and Temporal Events Browser
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 930–933
VisualEyes (www.viseyes.org) is an XML-based online interactive spatial and temporal events browser that allows instructional designers to create content for pre-service and in-service teachers who wish to incorporate dynamic visualizations into...
Social Education Vol. 70, No. 3 (April 2006) pp. 147–150
The authors have been working with teachers who are drawing upon various online resources to construct digital documentaries that explore some facet of history, such as Japanese American internment or the liberation of Western Europe during World...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 25, No. 3 (October 2008) pp. 275–287
Web 2.0 tools offer new possibilities for teaching and learning. PrimaryAccess is a Web 2.0 tool designed for K-12 history education. PrimaryAccess shares many of the characteristics of other Web 2.0 applications, but its educational focus makes it...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 23, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2012) pp. 81–99
The hurried pace of the modern classroom does not permit formative feedback on writing assignments at the frequency or quality recommended by the research literature. One solution for increasing individual feedback to students is to incorporate some ...
Meghan McGlinn; Thomas Hammond; Adam Friedman; Cheryl Mason Bolick; Glen Bull; Bill Ferster; David Hicks; John Lee; Brendan Calandra; Peter Doolittle; Tom Ewing
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4134–4147
This symposium will define digital history as the "study of the past using a variety of electronically reproduced primary source texts, images, and artifacts, as well as the constructed historical narratives, accounts, or presentations that result...
Topics: Social Studies