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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 852–856
Wake County Public Schools /TechnologyNorth Carolina State University The purpose of this study was to examine teachers’ concerns, knowledge, and actual use of technology, and how these related to the level of technology at their school. The...
Measuring Knowledge of Technology Usage and Stages of Concern About Computing: A Study of Middle School Teachers
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (2000) pp. 279–302
This study examined middle school teachers' concerns, knowledge, and use of technology in teaching, and how these related to their school's level of technology integration. The Computing Concerns Questionnaire (SoCC) (Martin, 1989) and the Teaching...
A Comparison of the Critical Thinking Skills and Spatial Ability of Fifth Grade Children Using Simulation Software or Logo
Journal of Computing in Childhood Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (1997) pp. 345–63
Examined the effects of using Logo or problem-solving oriented simulation software on the spatial and critical thinking skills of fifth graders. Found that the Logo group had a significant pretest-posttest change in spatial scores, and the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 992–996
This paper reports on the research design and implications stemming from a statewide evaluation developed during a Department of Education Title IID (EETT) grant. This paper will introduce NCLB definitions and critical issues to consider while...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 623–632
(Note--outstanding paper award, Site 2004) This article reports on the research design and implications stemming from a statewide evaluation developed during a Department of Education Title IID (EETT) grant. This article introduces critical...
Locus of Control, Self-Esteem, Achievement Motivation, and Problem-Solving Ability: LogoWriter and Simulations in the Fifth-Grade Classroom
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 28, No. 1 (1995) pp. 98–120
Examines the effects of using LOGO, or problem-solving- oriented simulation software on locus of control, self-esteem, and achievement motivation for fifth-grade students. The importance of these variables in predicting LOGO mastery and far-transfer ...
Educational Leadership Vol. 68, No. 5 (February 2011) pp. 56–59
Digital learners are hungry to use technology in school. And many schools are responding by delivering cutting-edge equipment to all teachers and students and infusing this technology into instruction. This is all well and good. But as evaluators...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1055–1060
The William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation serves as a dynamic setting for conducting research aimed at providing improved approaches to teaching and learning in technology-rich environments. The Friday Institute is a partner in ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3553–3559
This paper reports on research and implications stemming from an intervention based on the IMPACT media and technology model. This NCLB project provides a well-funded technology implementation in Title I schools for a study of factors influencing...
Assessing Teachers’ Technology Skills and Attitudes: Initial Findings From the North Carolina IMPACT Evaluation
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 926–930
This paper will report initial findings and implications stemming from a statewide technology integration project funded by NCLB. Methods for measuring technology skills and attitudes of teachers along with learning styles and prevalent modes of...
Expanding Global Awareness: The Use of Student-Developed Multimedia Created in a Cooperative Learning Environment
International Journal of Social Education Vol. 19, No. 2 (2005) pp. 41–48
How can a classroom teacher reconcile the need for students with diverse backgrounds and abilities to master specific learning objectives within a content area with the simultaneous need for them to build their technology skills? Student-made...
Educational Media International Vol. 47, No. 2 (June 2010) pp. 103–120
This study used two surveys, the Activities of Instruction 2.0 (AOI 2.0) and the School Technology Needs Assessment (STNA) to assess the relationship between teachers' level of constructivism and their level of technology use. Results indicate that...