Search results for author:"Glenda Carter"
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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3692–3696
Abstract: This presentation will describe how to incorporate handheld technologies into the teacher education curriculum so that future teachers can learn to use them effectively when they begin teaching in a diversity of school settings. The...
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education Vol. 6, No. 2 (June 2008) pp. 329–350
There is, no doubt, untapped potential in using technological tools to enhance the understanding of science concepts. This study examines the potential by observing 7th and 8th grade middle school students' (n=23) use of portable data collection...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 21–42
This study is part of an ongoing research project examining middle school girls’ attention to and interpretation of visual representations of DNA replication. Specifically, this research examined differences between two different versions of a...
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 14, No. 3 (September 2005) pp. 353–365
Visual representations play a critical role in the communication of science concepts for scientists and students alike. However, recent research suggests that novice students experience difficulty extracting relevant information from representations....
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 191–202
The classic film "Powers of Ten" is often employed to catalyze the building of more accurate conceptions of scale, yet its effectiveness is largely unknown. This study examines the impact of the film on students' concepts of size and scale. Twenty...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 19, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 75–90
This study examines the relationship of gender and spatial perception on student interactivity with contour maps and non-immersive virtual reality. Eighteen eighth-grade students elected to participate in a six-week activity-based course called "3-D ...