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2004

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Richard Ferdig; Caroline Crawford; Roger Carlsen; Niki Davis; Jerry Price; Roberta Weber; Dee Anna Willis

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Number of papers: 1059

  1. Eliminating Common Algebraic Errors Using Computer-based Instruction and Supplements.

    Bassoppo-Moyo Temba C., Illinois State University, United States

    Mathematics is one of the most fundamental subjects for any student's career. Studies indicate that women, minorities and low-income students are particularly most affected to the extent that... More

    pp. 1426-1428

  2. Beyond Access: Literate Use of Technology

    Evelyn Thames, State University of West Georgia, United States

    The amount of information doubles every five years. The number of websites doubles every ninety days. The magnitude of the power of the Internet to shape future generations is unparalleled. The... More

    pp. 1429-1431

  3. Infusing Handheld Technologies into the Classroom: Designing Meaningful Learning Experiences for K-12 Students

    Melissa A. Thomeczek, Dave S. Knowlton & Renee E. Weiss, Southern Illinois University, United States

    Technology integration into the curriculum is an ongoing part of education. Teachers are expected to use and teach technology. Most workshops or seminars designed to educate and equip teachers to... More

    pp. 1432-1434

  4. The University as an Educational Application Service Provider

    John Ulmer & Deb Whitten, Purdue University, United States

    Purdue University is partnering with a local middle school class to facilitate the diffusion of information technology within K-12 schools. The business world has embraced the model of the... More

    p. 1435

  5. A Practical Guide to Classroom Digital Video Production in K12

    Nathan Wagoner, Juniata College, United States

    Discusses the value of applying strictly defined production roles in the planning, management and assessment of Digital Video projects in the K12 classroom, providing practical examples, guidelines... More

    pp. 1436-1441

  6. Integrating technology into ESL learning environment: Use process writing approach as an example

    Charles Xiaoxue Wang & Yan Wang, Georgia State University, United States

    Abstract: One of the critical tasks confronting ESL teachers today is to integrate technology in their classroom to facilitate learning and enhance student achievement. To accomplish this task, ESL... More

    pp. 1442-1447

  7. Assessing the Pace of Cyberchange with TAM

    Tzong-Song Wang, Tajen Institute of Technology, Taiwan; Larry K. Bright, The University of South Dakota, United States

    Abstract: Cyberchange advocates need to know who supports and resist change. The Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) designed by Davis in 1989 can be useful to measure the pace of receptivity to use ... More

    pp. 1448-1453

  8. From Contextualization to Generalization - The Computer Core Course in Preservice Teachers’ IT Training

    Yu-mei Wang, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States

    There has been a call in teacher education programs to eliminate the stand-alone computer course and to integrate the required computer skills into other educational courses, especially methods... More

    pp. 1454-1456

  9. Situating Teachers’ Computer Training within the Framework of Innovation Diffusion Theory

    Yu-mei Wang, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States

    Training teachers using computers is, in real measures, an issue of technology diffusion. Innovation diffusion theory provides a useful framework to guide teachers' computer training. Assisted by... More

    pp. 1457-1461

  10. Skills vs. Integration? Finding the Right Balance of Technology Instruction in a Single Preservice Course

    Richard West & Charles Graham, Brigham Young University, United States

    According to Hargrave and Hsu (2000), most teacher preparation programs offer only one course in developing technology skills. This paper outlines the struggles of one team of teachers as they... More

    pp. 1462-1467

  11. In-service and Pre-service Teachers Using Today's Tools to Help Students Meet Content Learning Objectives

    Simon Whittaker, Arkansas State University, United States

    In this session participants will become familiar with a technology integration project that involved two school districts, six K-12 schools, and the teacher education program at a state university... More

    pp. 1468-1473

  12. A Problem-based Approach to Teaching the Technology Integration Planning (TIP) Model

    William Wiencke, State University of West Georgia, United States; M.D. Roblyer, University of Maryland University College, United States

    Abstract: A five-phased Technology Integration Planning (TIP) Model was designed to help teachers plan for, implement, and assess their use of technology in instruction. Teaching the model requires... More

    pp. 1474-1477

  13. Electronic Portfolio: Assessing and Evaluating Candidate Performance In Middle Level and Secondary Education

    Betty Wood & Shirley Freeman-Turner, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    This presentation will discuss the design, implementation, presentation, and assessment of electronic portfolios in middle level and graduate secondary education programs at the University of... More

    pp. 1478-1481

  14. Ripped from the headlines: Educational technology issues and trends

    Vivian Wright, Jennifer Alexiou-Ray, Robert Mayben, Melody Shearin, Bill McInnish, Pam Wilemon & Rebecca Sellers, The University of Alabama, United States

    Pick up almost any newspaper or magazine today and chances are, you will find at least one article relating to some new technological wave, advance, trend, or irritation! In this presentation,... More

    p. 1482

  15. “Passport To Information Technology”: Diffusion Of Information Technology In School While Empowering Children With Special Needs

    Hanan Yaniv & Rivka Wadmany, Teachers College of Technology, Israel

    This paper introduces a new approach to diffuse Information Technology culture in school or a teacher's college we call "Passport". Our student-teachers are taking the "Passport" system into a... More

    pp. 1483-1487

  16. IT for Physical Education Teachers

    Rina Zviel-Girshin, pen University, Jordan Valley College, Israel, Israel; Igor Fleischer, Ministry of Sport, Wingate Institute of Sport,, Israel; Nathan Rosenberg, Advanced Research Center, Jordan Valley College, Israel

    The first author was a swimming champion and coach, and today is a teacher and researcher in Computer Science in one of the more prestigious Israeli Universities. The second author was a coach and ... More

    pp. 1488-1494

  17. Introduction to the International Section

    Thérèse Laferrière, Laval University, Canada

    pp. 1495-1496

  18. Strategic Training of Tech Support Staff for Chinese Education

    Julie Bao, Shippensburg University, United States; Yonghe Wu & Xiaobing Su, East China Normal University, China

    Abstract: Rapid development of information technology enabled more Chinese schools to be connected to the internet. Nevertheless, due to a lack of skilled tech support staff, many school network... More

    pp. 1497-1501

  19. Using Problem-Posing Concept in Taiwan's Computer Vocational Schools

    Ling-Chin Ko, Indiana State University, United States; Jui-Feng Ho, Far East College in Taiwan and Indiana State University in the U.S.A., Taiwan

    This paper discusses the computer technology teaching and learning discipline in Taiwan's vocational school. Students in the vocational school participate in a nationwide computer skill... More

    pp. 1502-1505

  20. Contextual Variable Study for Instructional Technology Application in Different Cultural Situations

    Juhong (Christie) Liu, Doctoral Program of Instructional Design & Technology, Virginia Tech, United States; Haixia Li, Institute of Modern Educational Technology,Tsinghua University,China, China; Hong Zhan, Doctoral Program of Educational Technology, Northern Arizona University, United States

    Contextual analysis is one of the most critical components building toward successful applications of instructional technologies in specific cultural and social backgrounds. Based on the comparison... More

    pp. 1506-1508