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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 39, No. 3 (July 2020) pp. 269–278
In contrast to the experience of other professional fields, the percentage of women in computer science has decreased substantially in recent decades. This phenomenon is a significant and growing problem in a society where new technologies impact...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2021 (Jul 06, 2021) pp. 232–237
There has been a significant decline in the percentage of computer science majors who are female. This is a worrisome trend in a world where emerging technologies are shaping virtually every corner of the economy and the culture. Previous studies...
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2021 (Jul 06, 2021) pp. 128–134
While example problems have often been included in, particularly, mathematics instruction, their role has traditionally been limited. But in recent decades, there has been a growing interest in the possible instructional benefits of extensive use of ...
Developing web accessibility: Section 508 compliance of post- secondary educational web site home pages
Developing web accessibility: Section 508 compliance of post- secondary educational web site home@pages (2009) pp. 1–254
This research studied Web accessibility of education department home pages of institutions accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). A multiple-methodological approach based on the literature and U.S. Section ...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 1, No. 2 (April 2005) pp. 33–39
Administrators, classroom teachers, technology specialists, and library media specialists must be knowledgeable and ready to create and maintain strong, individualized reading programs for their students. They must also know the components of strong ...
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This project addresses whether Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) can be used to effectively teach orthographic accentuation of Spanish words. Many Spanish language learners find the accentuation of Spanish words to be difficult and confusing. Even ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 2330–2338
Cyberbullying is an emerging issue in the context of higher education as information and communication technologies increasingly become part of daily life in university. This paper offers a review of the major literature regarding cyberbullying and...
Professional School Counseling Vol. 11, No. 2 (December 2007) pp. 72–80
An online survey about the use of small groups by school counselors was completed by 802 members of the American School Counseling Association. The vast majority of respondents offered groups in their schools, but were most influenced in that...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 3, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 51–59
Wireless networking is experiencing explosive growth, both in market size and the number of new standards and technologies. Effectively educating students, both at the undergraduate and graduate level, with the abilities to evaluate, implement, and...
Supporting Technology Leadership Capacity for K-12 Districts through an Site-based Cohort Masters Degree Program
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3080–3082
Through partnerships with eight different school districts, both urban and suburban over the entire Indianapolis area, the Indiana University School of Education at Indianapolis (IUPUI) works closely to offer a site-based master's degree program in...
Methods and Strategies for Creating a Culture of Collections Assessment at Comprehensive Universities
Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship Vol. 21, No. 3 (2009) pp. 213–236
Differing from those of their liberal arts and Association of Research Libraries counterparts, today's comprehensive universities face a variety of unique challenges and opportunities when it comes to assessing their collections. This article looks...
McGill Journal of Education Vol. 49, No. 3 (2014) pp. 583–602
This research project explored the nexus between historical literacies, digital literacy and m-learning as a praxis of mobilizing technopolitics. To do this, we developed a mobile application for teacher candidates to study the absence of the Indian ...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 28, No. 1 (January 2020) pp. 63–87
Providing effective supervision of beginning teachers and interns is critical in preparing quality special education teachers. To increase the value of feedback to teachers and decrease the time commitment of supervisors, researchers have suggested...
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 26, No. 5 (2009) pp. 424–432
Purpose: This paper aims to examine some of the strengths and weaknesses of the use of online tools such as wikis and blogs for assessment purposes, with the aim of proposing future developments and improvements. Design/methodology/approach: The...
Journal of Geography Vol. 105, No. 6 (2006) pp. 249–258
This paper presents the design, implementation and assessment of the Columbia River Basin Environmental Research Project (CERP) curriculum. CERP is an online inquiry-based, regional geographic curriculum designed to improve technology skills and...
Producing Instructional Videos Through Collaborative-Action Research for People Living With an Intellectual Disability
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 1504–1509
This paper discusses a collaborative action research we conducted with a group of four interveners and five young adults with an intellectual disability, who were taking part in a government service provider program. The research aimed at developing ...
Effects of professional development on the quality of teaching: Results from a randomised controlled trial of Quality Teaching Rounds
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 68, No. 1 (November 2017) pp. 99–113
Robust evidence of the effectiveness of professional development for teachers is limited. This study tested a pedagogy-based, collaborative PD approach for impact on the quality of teaching. A cluster randomised controlled trial involving eight...
Quality Teaching Rounds as a professional development intervention for enhancing the quality of teaching: Rationale and study protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 74, No. 1 (2015) pp. 82–95
Professional development is widely considered important for enhancing the quality of teaching for enhanced student learning. Yet few studies have demonstrated such impacts. This protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial involving 24 schools ...
Online Learning Journal Vol. 20, No. 4 (Dec 16, 2016)
In the last two decades, online learning has transformed the field of higher education. Also during this time, institutions of higher education have seen increases in their adult learner populations. The flexibility and accessibility of an online...
Matthew J. Smith; Emily J. Ginger; Katherine Wright; Michael A. Wright; Julie Lounds Taylor; Laura Boteler Humm; Dale E. Olsen; Morris D. Bell; Michael F. Fleming
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Vol. 44, No. 10 (October 2014) pp. 2450–2463
The feasibility and efficacy of virtual reality job interview training (VR-JIT) was assessed in a single-blinded randomized controlled trial. Adults with autism spectrum disorder were randomized to VR-JIT (n = 16) or treatment-as-usual (TAU) (n = 10)...
Samuel L. Odom; Julie L. Thompson; Susan Hedges; Brian A. Boyd; Jessica R. Dykstra; Michelle A. Duda; Kathrine L. Szidon; Leann E. Smith; Aimee Bord
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders Vol. 45, No. 12 (2015) pp. 3805–3819
The use of technology in intervention and instruction for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is increasing at a striking rate. The purpose of this paper is to examine the research literature underlying the use of technology in...