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EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 3057–3060
Columbia University's Center for Public Health Preparedness has initiated the development of a distance learning course focusing on core competencies related to disaster preparedness. This paper focuses on key multimedia aspects of this newly...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4764–4767
This pilot study investigates whether a Geographical Information System (GIS) can add value to the teaching of secondary level social studies courses. The study was conducted with three social studies teachers employed at a New York City high school....
The Influence of Computer Use on Pre-service Teachers' Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Social Studies
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4074–4079
This paper reports on two years' research into the effects of computer use on the pedagogical content knowledge of pre-service social studies students. Over the last five years, the pre-service master's degree program described here has infused...
The Incorporation of Hands-On Tasks in an Online Course: An Analysis of a Blended Learning Environment
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 21, No. 5 (2013) pp. 456–468
This article describes the design and evaluation of a blended online/face-to-face course completed by more than 6000 learners throughout the United States of America and internationally. The educational impact was monitored using a variety of...
The Effectiveness of Video Tutorials for Teaching Preservice Educators to Use Assistive Technologies
Toni Van Laarhoven; Dennis D. Munk; Leslie M. Zurita; Kathleen Lynch; Brian Zurita; Thomas Smith; Lynette Chandler
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 23, No. 4 (2008)
Students with disabilities are guaranteed access to assistive technologies (AT) by provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) (2004) and its predecessor, the Technology Related Assistance Act (Tech Act) (1988). ...