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NC State University
Assessing Pre-Service Students' Knowledge In A Social Studies Methods Course Using Digital Resources
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1997–2002
This paper is a preliminary report on the findings of a study assessing the processes related to pre-service social studies students' development of knowledge about to teaching history using digital historical resources. A comparison of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4122–4127
This paper reports on uses of digital primary historical sources to enable the development of pre-service social studies education teachers' subject matter and pedagogical content knowledge. Pre-service teacher participants developed subject matter...
Human Communication Research Vol. 22, No. 2 (1995) pp. 197–219
Describes a longitudinal study of positive first-order efficiency effects of video teleconferencing technology. Finds in which ways video teleconferencing is equal or superior to face-to-face meetings, and in which ways it is less effective. Points...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 4178–4181
In its brief history, American social studies education has contrasting purposes (matter, method, and citizenship preparation) and paradigm (universal standard or adaptation to local interests). One constant has been the pursuit of the concrete...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 1726–1732
In this paper, we describe recent developments in online social gaming for children ages 7-14 and consider the implications of these developments for middle level educators. Survey and interview data are being collected and will be analyzed using...
What Students Think About Technology and Academic Engagement in School: Implications for Middle Grades Teaching and Learning
AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 61–81
Students today live in technology-rich environments that shape their interactions with information and with each other. Children in the 21st century have access to a wide range of technology resources and tools for learning in real-life contexts....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4128–4129
The amount of information on the Web has in recent years exploded. With this expanding universe of information, how do teachers make effective use of available educational resources? This question drives our research. In this exploratory study, we...
High school social studies students’ uses of online historical documents related to the Cuban Missile Crisis
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3135–3140
This paper will report on the findings of a research study conducted to determine the usability and pedagogical qualities of two Cold War related online collections of historical documents. The study was conducted in three 11th grade U.S. history...
A comparison of high school social studies students' uses of digital and non-digital historical collections
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3838–3841
This paper reports the questions of distinguishable differences in students' writing on a historical research question which results from the use of digital or non-digital historical resources. Two 11th grade United States history classes taught by...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3901–3902
The backbone of social studies instruction is media. The big ideas of history, geography, economics, and civics have been powerfully expressed in documentary, cinematic, pictorial, and cartographic formats. Skillful teachers use these resources and...
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 20, No. 4 (2004) pp. 153–157
This paper reports on the Digital Historical Inquiry Project, an initiative for developing activities and programs that enable preservice and inservice social studies teachers to learn the methods of digital historical inquiry and implement those...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 3281–3283
This demonstration will provide opportunities for educators and scholars to use the Lincoln Telegrams iPad app, as well as provide feedback regarding the app itself. We are looking forward to answering any questions related to the development of the ...
History Teacher Vol. 35, No. 4 (August 2002) pp. 503–517
One educational area that has greatly benefited from the growth of technology is historical studies. Since the initial development of the World Wide Web in the early 1990s, tens of millions of historical documents have been placed online. During...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4616–4619
Work in history requires analysis, inference, and ultimately trying to know the unknowable. Such work is exciting, yet as educators we are often restrained in our efforts to help our students see the full potential of history. Wiring the Past: The...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2191–2195
This paper will report on the results of comprehensive survey administered in a large urban/suburban school district in the southeastern United States. The findings presented in this paper will illuminate the extent to which teachers are using...
International Journal of Social Education Vol. 21, No. 1 (2006) pp. 95–110
The need for an engaged, informed citizenry is central to the dream of democracy by Thomas Jefferson. The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) places citizenship education "at the heart of social studies" and suggests that social studies...
An analysis of the development of pre-service social studies teachers' pedagogical content knowledge relating to digital historical resources
An analysis of the development of pre-service social studies teachers' pedagogical content knowledge relating to digital historical@resources (2000) pp. 1–203
This research study analyzed the development of pre-service social studies teachers' pedagogical content knowledge in a social studies methods course that emphasized the methods of history and employed digital historical resources as a means for...
Wikis, blogs, and all that stuff: Pre-service teacher experiences with web-based technologies in an interdisciplinary methods course
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 3387–3389
This brief paper describes a conceptual approach to facilitating student learning in a teacher education course using collaborative web-based technologies. Pre-service teachers in an interdisciplinary language arts / social studies methods course...
Using Digital Primary Sources and Technology Tools to Engage Students in Inquiry and Project-Based Learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 4198–4201
A digital history project called the Plantation Letters is designed to inform students about the community experiences of enslaved persons living on multiple plantations owned by the Cameron family of North Carolina. The project models promising...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (2005) pp. 323–333
The Digital History and Pedagogy Project (DHPP) is an interpretive/pedagogical collection of Web-based historical resources designed for use in inquiry-based learning in high school and university classrooms. It has been created by faculty and...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 4 (December 2006) pp. 414–417
Research and scholarship in social studies and technology has taken two basic forms over the past decade and a half. Early scholarship on social studies and technology focused on theoretical arguments about how to integrate technology into social...
Can Embedded Annotations Help High School Students Perform Problem Solving Tasks Using a Web-Based Historical Document?
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 37, No. 1 (2004) pp. 65–84
Two versions of a Web site on the United States Constitution were used by students in separate high school history classes to solve problems that emerged from four constitutional scenarios. One site contained embedded conceptual scaffolding devices...
From the Quill to the Keyboard: Technology and Literacy as Seen through the Declaration of Independence (Part II)
English Journal Vol. 90, No. 6 (2001) pp. 111–14
Considers how new technologies might serve to help educators to teach in ways that were not possible without them. Considers "the unspoken responsibilities English teachers are asked to assume" as students pursue their desire to become ...
Journal of Social Studies Research Vol. 34, No. 1 (2010) pp. 1–28
This study examined an 11th grade high school class as they played the game Civilization III. Over nine class sessions students played the game in support of other activities related to several predetermined and emergent topics in U. S. history....
From the Quill to the Keyboard: Technology and Literacy as Seen through the Declaration of Independence
English Journal Vol. 90, No. 5 (2001) pp. 123–26
Gathers some of the ways the authors used online resources to teach the Declaration of Independence. Discusses critically reading historical documents online and approaching the Declaration through an analysis of genre. Notes that the techniques can ...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 24, No. 2 (April 2005) pp. 189–195
This article examines the impact of private high schools vs. public high schools on the academic performance of 15,270 undergraduate students registered at Ball State University. Students who went to religious high schools seem to outperform their...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 43, No. 4 (1999) pp. 27–30
Provides definitions of the following words and phrases that are related to technology and its use in the social sciences classroom: CD-ROM, database, discussion group, e-mail, hypertext and hypermedia, Internet, simulation, spreadsheets, virtual...
Learning, Media and Technology Vol. 32, No. 4 (December 2007) pp. 351–368
Much previous research into the effectiveness of CMC has suffered from a lack of clarity or of consistency in the adoption and explication of coding typologies or taxonomies. This has reduced the opportunities for comparison between studies and for...
Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics Vol. 28, No. 2 (2003) pp. 111–134
The existing maximum likelihood theory and its computer software in structural equation modeling are established on the basis of linear relationships among latent variables with fully observed data. However, in social and behavioral sciences,...
"You Have to Know the Past to (Blog) the Present": Using an Educational Blog to Engage Students in U.S. History
Computers in the Schools Vol. 29, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 118–134
In this study the authors investigate whether a whole-class educational blog could facilitate culturally relevant instruction and authentic intellectual work in U.S. history. Qualitative data were collected and analyzed that included student...
Using Digital Historical Resources to Enhance Pre-Service Teachers’ Understanding of How Local Primary Resources Can Be Used In Historical Inquiry
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3801–3804
A collection of digital historical resources was developed using local historical artifacts for use in a teacher education program. Georgia State University pre-service education students worked with these artifacts to further develop their...
International Federation for Information Processing, Research on Education Applications of Information Technologies (IFIP WG 3.3) International Working Conference 1997 (1998)
The "Vicarious Learner" project at Glasgow Caledonian University and the University of Edinburgh is looking broadly at issues concerning the role of dialogue in learning. This paper looks at the more general question of how the value of dialogue in...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3619–3627
Statistics deals with the uncertainty of real world phenomena. It is natural that statistics uses technology, especially in the part of 'doing statistics' by easing the burden of computation needed in statistical techniques. The modern technology...
The Application of Self-Organised Learning for Educators and Students in a Knowledge-Based Economy: A Reflective Experience
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1063–1068
A technology-led knowledge-based economy will require workers to be equipped with new economy skills and dispositions for creating significant and relevant meaning out of the large chunks of transmitted data. In the spirit of building learning...
What middle grade students think about technology and academic engagement in school: Implications for teacher educators.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 2504–2509
There is growing consensus among policy groups that if current generations of students are to be competitive in the twenty-first century, our education system must be transformed to address the needs of a connected global economy. Students learn...
Supporting Online Professional Learning with National History Day Resources at the Library of Congress : Utilizing primary sources, course management software and web 2.0 tools.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 2378–2383
This best practice session is based on 3 years of professional development with social studies educators from a variety of professional contexts. The online synchronous course was delivered through a Library of Congress Teaching Primary Sources...
Topics: social studies education
Social Studies and the Young Learner Vol. 12, No. 1 (1999) pp. 6–10
Describes an interdisciplinary project incorporating both geography and mathematics for fourth and fifth grade students. Focuses on reading a map with lines of latitude and longitude, learning about climatic regions, and using statistical measures...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2185–2186
Many social studies educators have argued that preparing students for the responsibility of the office of citizen, in terms of developing the knowledge, skills and dispositions necessary for informed deliberation, active decision making and civic...
Association for Learning Technology Journal Vol. 15, No. 2 (June 2007) pp. 131–141
This study looks at a specific application of Ainsworth's conceptual framework for learning with multiple representations in the context of using multiple sequential graphic organizers that are student-generated for a process-writing task. Process...
Theory and Research in Social Education Vol. 32, No. 2 (2004) pp. 213–247
A limited body of research examines the extent to which social studies teachers are actually utilizing primary sources that are accessible in traditional classroom-based formats versus web-based formats. This paper initiates an exploration of this...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4117–4121
This paper forms part of the Symposium: Key Research Questions for Information Technology in The Content Disciplines. This symposium features presentations by SITE Vice Presidents (VPs) from the core disciplines of Early Childhood, English, Math,...
Technology is the Text: Using Multimodal, Interactive Text to Integrate Technology in Teacher Education
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3102–3105
This panel will present ways to integrate technology into methods courses and professional development initiatives, both to model integration and encourage pre-service and in-service teachers to explore the ways in which emerging technologies can...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 124–132
The “social studies” as a domain of K-12 instruction is a legacy of early 20th-century Progressivism (Fallace, 2009). The movement to establish social studies was shaped and defined by such milestones as the 1916 report of the National Education...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 28, No. 1 (January 2012) pp. 56–65
Employing the concepts of emotional labour and emotional rules, the present study explored the emotional rules governing teachers’ work in the context of Mainland China. This showed that teachers can be seen as emotional workers in teaching and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4768–4772
To construct more meaningful experiences for history students and pre-service teachers, a local history class for high school students was developed. These students work in conjunction with social studies pre-service education students at Georgia...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2187–2190
In this paper session we propose to present dynamics that are unique to electronic publishing. The content of this paper is drawn from the authors' experience editing the social studies section of Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher...
Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk Vol. 10, No. 3 (Jul 01, 2005) pp. 309–332
This article presents initial findings from an evaluation research study of the implementation of a Web-based decision support tool, the Quality School Portfolio (QSP), developed at the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and...
Revisiting the first CITE Journal and the state of promoting and preparing teachers to use technology in the content areas.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) p. 2567
This session will present four new versions of the very first articles accepted into the CITE journal examining the state and role of technology in pre-service teacher education. We will examine what has and has not changed in the last 15 years as...
Social Education Vol. 74, No. 2 (2010) pp. 111–113
Social studies teachers assess their students in a number of ways. Among these are formative assessments, authentic assessments, and summative low-level multiple-choice tests. Working with two classrooms of low-achieving U.S. history students, the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 1694–1699
Teachers quite often teach the way they were taught. Social studies instruction, therefore, largely looks and feels like it did five decades ago. If we are to change course, social studies teacher preparation must move beyond the sampling of...