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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 107–111
A promising alternative learning strategy to traditional content delivery utilizes mobile learning and Personal Mobile Devices (PMDs) as an engaging context in which teams of students create mobile app/games that demonstrate mastery of in-depth...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 3, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 32–40
As virtual high schools grow in numbers across America more interest is generated in how to successfully plan and implementing them. Part of planning, implementing, and sustaining suc-cessful virtual schools includes delivering quality professional...
TPACK for Science Teachers: Principles for Designing an Online Self-Paced Professional Development Race to the Top (RT3) Course
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 844–848
TPACK framework brings a new approach to help teachers incorporate technologies into their classes. However, it is still not clear how science teachers could be assisted to master critical TPACK. In this paper, based on the relevant literature, we...
A Large-Scale Study Clarifying the Roles of the TI-92 and Instructional Format on Student Success in Calculus
International Journal of Computer Algebra in Mathematics Education Vol. 6, No. 3 (1999) pp. 191–207
Reports on a study replicating and extending a previous study examining the effects of the TI-92 graphics calculator and calculus instruction on students' success in calculus. Finds that students using a TI-92 had significantly better performance on ...
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 28, No. 2 (July 2010) pp. 131–148
The current review is concerned with an information processing model used in science education. The purpose is to summarise the current theoretical understanding, in published research, of a number of factors that are known to influence learning and ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) p. 576
Teachers’ professional development is not new, nor is online learning. Demands for online teacher professional development has rapidly increased in the past 25 years, with the proliferation of the Internet and information technology. According to...
Addressing the eLearning Contradiction: A Collaborative Approach for Developing a Conceptual Framework Learning Object
Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects Vol. 1, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2005) pp. 79–98
In many universities there seems to be an “eLearning Contradiction” between the expressed need to integrate technology into the teaching-learning process and what is actually occurring in the majority of classrooms. In this paper we describe the...
Zachary Massey; Scott Wilson; Claude Miller; Norah Dunbar; Matthew Jensen; Yu-Hao Lee; Spencer Nicholls; Chris Anderson; Aubrie Adams; Javier Cecena; William Thompson
International Journal of Game-Based Learning Vol. 9, No. 3 (July 2019) pp. 1–22
Extant research indicates that professional law enforcement officers (LEOs) are generally no better than untrained novices at detecting deception. Moreover, traditional training methods are often less effective than no training at all at improving...
The International Handbook Summit Call to Action for Learning with Technology in the 21st Century: Next Steps, Part 2
Joke Voogt; Gerald Knezek; Chris Dede; Paul Resta; Mike Searson; Ann Thompson; Therese Laferriere; David Gibson; Margaret Riel; Renate Schulz-Zander; Rhonda Christensen; Kwok Wing Lai; Niki Davis; Rowland Baker; Ian Gibson; Don Knezek
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 2413–2415
The International Handbook of Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education (Voogt & Knezek, 2008) provides researchers, policy makers and practitioners with an integrated and detailed overview of this complex field. One of the important ...