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Learning and Instruction Vol. 20, No. 6 pp. 487–497
The present study investigated how school support was related to teachers' motivation and willingness to persist in project-based learning. The participants were 182 Hong Kong teachers who completed a questionnaire about their school's support and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 2887–2892
With an increasing need for workers to fill science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers in the United States, it is imperative that researchers and teachers find ways to develop student interest in science at a time in their...
Computers & Education Vol. 51, No. 3 (November 2008) pp. 969–987
During the past decade, many enterprises have been re-directing their resources into critical business areas to keep up with economic and market changes. They have adopted electronic business (EB) systems, such as supply chain management, enterprise ...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 19, No. 3 (October 2011) pp. 303–329
Cell phones are ever-present in daily life, yet vastly underused in the formal science classroom. The purpose of this study was to implement a novel learning tool on cell phones, Augmented Reality Games, and determine how the interaction influenced...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 2458–2461
This brief paper will describe the results from the current wave of data from a National Science Foundation ITEST project. Although the project is not yet complete, and builds on a previous ITEST project, indicators of success student game...
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 37, No. 6 (November 2009) pp. 565–578
In this study we examined the relationship between teacher and student intrinsic motivation in project-based learning. The participants were 126 Hong Kong secondary school teachers and their 631 students who completed evaluation questionnaires after ...
Science Scope Vol. 36, No. 3 (November 2012) pp. 54–60
As smartphones become more ubiquitous among adolescents, there is increasing potential for these as a tool to engage students in science instruction through innovative learning environments such as augmented reality (AR). Aligned with the National...
Michelle E. Jordan; Diane L. Schallert; Yangjoo Park; SoonAh Lee; Yueh-hui Vanessa Chiang; An-Chih Janne Cheng; Kwangok Song; Hsiang-Ning Rebecca Chu; Taehee Kim; Haekyung Lee
Discourse Processes: A Multidisciplinary Journal Vol. 49, No. 8 (2012) pp. 660–692
Learning and dialogue may naturally engender feelings and expressions of uncertainty for a variety of reasons and purposes. Yet, little research has examined how patterns of linguistic uncertainty are enacted and changed over time as students...
Diane L. Schallert; Yueh-hui Vanessa Chiang; Yangjoo Park; Michelle E. Jordan; Haekyung Lee; An-Chih Janne Cheng; Hsiang-Ning Rebecca Chu; SoonAh Lee; Taehee Kim; Kwangok Song
Computers & Education Vol. 53, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 713–725
Using a discourse analytic qualitative approach, we investigated the naturally-occurring discourse that arose as part of two kinds of regular course activities, synchronous and asynchronous computer-mediated discussions. The messages contributed by...
Teresa Franklin; Len Annetta; Lin Lin; Tao Zhang; Pg Schrader; Leanna Achambalt; Conrad Oh-Young; Lilly Lu; Erin Peters Burton; Wendy Frazier; Richard Lamb; Rebecca Cheng; Margaret Chmiel; Marie Iding; Joan Nordbotten; Lisa Carrington; Lisa Kervin; Brian Ferry; Mariya Yukhymenko
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 2534–2535
Today’s pre-service teachers have grown up with ubiquitous access to computers and the Internet, which has changed how they learn and how they will teach (Prensky, 20011). Virtual worlds, games and simulations are not new to pre-service teachers and ...
Shifts in trajectories in thought communities and “wobbly” identities enacted in computer-mediated classroom discussions
Diane L. Schallert; Kwangok Song; Michelle E. Jordan; Soon Ah Lee; Yangjoo Park; Taehee Kim; An-Chih Janne Cheng; Hsiang-Ning Rebecca Chu; Jane S. Vogler; Ji-Eun Lee
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 80, No. 1 (2016) pp. 49–59
What it means for a diverse group of students to be taking a course together is explored with data from a graduate seminar that included oral and online written discussion at every class meeting. Analysis of written discussions, surveys, and...