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International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 52–56
The purpose of this study was to determine how Internet online projects provided opportunities for solving real-world problem tasks using data from the Internet within a collaborative learning environment. The study used a qualitative analysis of...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 43, No. 2 (1998) pp. 33–38
The "iNtegrating Technology for inQuiry" (NTeQ) model provides a framework for creating an environment for students to use computers as tools to build a strong educational background while solving meaningful problems. This article outlines the NTeQ...
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 937–944
The purpose of this study was to examine factors affecting teachers’ integration of laptops into classroom instruction. A research-based path model was tested based on data gathered from 379 K-12 school teachers to examine direct and indirect...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 42, No. 4 (1994) pp. 73–87
Reports on a study investigating perceptions of K-12 teachers, educational technology faculty, and educational technology graduate students about instructional design, cooperative learning, learner control, school reform, computers and media, and...
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 58, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 137–154
The purpose of this study was to examine the direct and indirect effects of teachers' individual characteristics and perceptions of environmental factors that influence their technology integration in the classroom. A research-based path model was...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 43, No. 2 (1998)
Discusses the change from a teacher-centered approach when computers were first used in the classroom to a learner-centered approach. Highlights each of six articles presented in this special issue that explore the issues related to using the...
New Directions for Teaching and Learning Vol. 95 (2003) pp. 33–38
Asserts that within the context of problem-based learning environments, professors can encourage students to use computers as problem-solving tools. The ten-step Integrating Technology for InQuiry (NteQ) model guides professors through the process...
Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 14, No. 1 (1998) pp. 93–109
Proposes that educators must go beyond computer literacy to achieve technological competence if successful integration of technology into the classroom is to occur. An educator who is technologically competent understands the relationship between...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 16, No. 2 (March 2005) pp. 39–64
Experimental methods have been used extensively for many years to conduct research in education and psychology. However, applications of experiments to investigate technology and other instructional innovations in higher education settings have been ...
Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 6, No. 1 (2009) pp. 28–40
Researchers have frequently found that leadership plays a key role in the successful and effective implementation of technology in K-12 school districts (Meltzer & Sherman, 1997; Schiller, 2002; Bliss & Bliss, 2003; Anderson & Dexter,...
Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 4, No. 3 (2007) pp. 27–38
While it is well-documented that appropriate training of teachers in the use of technological tools is an important variable in predicting success of technology integration (Faseyitan & Hirschbuhl, 1994), a variable that is less often considered ...
When Each One Has One: The Influences on Teaching Strategies and Student Achievement of Using Laptops in the Classroom
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 51, No. 3 (2003) pp. 23–44
This study examined the educational effects of providing fifth-, sixth-, and seventh-grade students with 24-hour access to laptop computers. Specifically, the impact of laptops on classroom activities, student use of technology, and writing and...
Educational Media International Vol. 45, No. 3 (September 2008) pp. 195–213
The effectiveness of Tennessee EdTech Launch (TnETL), a statewide technology program designed to meet the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) mandate, was investigated in this matched treatment-control quasi-experimental study. The goal of the program was...
Pattern of classroom activities during students’ use of computers: Relations between instructional strategies and computer applications
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 26, No. 3 (April 2010) pp. 540–546
The purpose of this study was to identify instructional strategies used by teachers to support technology integration. In addition, relations between types of computer applications and teachers' classroom practices were examined. Data were direct...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 46, No. 1 (2012) pp. 1–30
This article presents findings from an investigation of the overall effectiveness of Michigan's Freedom to Learn (FTL) One-to-One initiative. The major goal of the FTL initiative was to help students to gain 21st century knowledge and skills while...