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  1. Multimedia learning: Are we still asking the wrong questions?

    Günter Daniel Rey, University Würzburg, Germany

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 19, No. 1 (2010) pp. 103–120

    The article discusses problems that arise from comparing different kinds of presentation modes such as texts, pictures or animations with regard to learning outcome. These comparisons are... More

    pp. 103-120

  2. Elements of Problem-Based Learning: Suggestions for Implementation in the Asynchronous Environment

    Erik Nelson, Arcadia University, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 99–114

    Problem-based learning, or PBL, is a student-centered instructional approach that is derived from constructivist epistemology. It is based upon ill-structured real-world problems with the goal of... More

    pp. 99-114

  3. Faculty Use and Integration of Technology in Higher Education

    Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Illinois State University, United States; Jared Keengwe, University of North Dakota, United States; Joseph Blankson, Carle Foundation Hospital, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 199–213

    Although technology has become so pervasive on most college campuses today, it has not been heavily infused in the activities of teaching and learning (Grabe & Grabe, 2008). Additionally, growing... More

    pp. 199-213

  4. Connecting Children’s eCulture to Curriculum: Implications for Educators

    DeAnna Laverick, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 137–154

    This article discusses the benefits of including “children’s eCulture” in school curricula. “Children’s eCulture” is the culture of children as it relates to electronics and technology. Integrating... More

    pp. 137-154

  5. The Impact of Digital Tools on Middle School Science Literacy

    Randy Yerrick & Joseph Johnson, SUNY, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (September 2009) pp. 280–315

    This mixed methods study examined the effects of inserting laptops and science technology tools in middle school environments. Working together with a local university, middle school science... More

    pp. 280-315

  6. Effects of Interface Windowing Modes on Disorientation in a Hypermedia Learning Environment

    Muhammet Demirbilek, Suleyman Demirel University, Turkey

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 369–383

    Navigation issues and disorientation have been of interest to many researchers with different scientific and theoretical questions. However, previous work on this type of comparative and... More

    pp. 369-383

  7. A Computer Based Education (CBE) Program for Middle School Mathematics Intervention

    Bill Gulley, Sunnyside Unified School District #12, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 381–404

    A Computer Based Education (CBE) program for intervention mathematics was developed, used, and modified over a period of three years in a computer lab at an Arizona Title I middle school. The... More

    pp. 381-404

  8. Technology Task Autonomy and Gender Effects on Student Performance in Rural Middle School Science Classrooms

    Pamela Cantrell & Richard Sudweeks, Brigham Young University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 359–379

    This project investigated the effects of technology task autonomy, teacher gender, and student gender on student achievement scores for students disaggregated by IEP and SES in middle school... More

    pp. 359-379

  9. Copyright and Distance Education: The Impact of the Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act

    Erik Nelson, Arcadia University, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 83–101

    Copyright in the United States can be traced back to the U.S. Constitution in 1787. To encourage authorship of creative works, Congress created a limited monopoly in §106 of the Copyright Act of... More

    pp. 83-101

  10. What Students Think About Technology and Academic Engagement in School: Implications for Middle Grades Teaching and Learning

    John Lee & Hiller Spires, North Carolina State University, United States

    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... More

    pp. 61-81

  11. Educational Game as Supplemental Learning Tool: Benefits, Challenges, and Tensions Arising from Use in an Elementary School Classroom

    Scott Warren & Mary Jo Dondlinger, University of North Texas, United States; Richard Stein & Sasha Barab, Indiana University-Bloomington, United States

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 487–505

    This article examines the qualitative findings from a mixed-methods comparison study of the use of an online multi-user virtual environment called Anytown which supplemented face-to-face writing... More

    pp. 487-505

  12. Studying Classroom Practice: Case Development for Professional Learning in Technology Integration

    Chrystalla Mouza & Wilkey Wong, University of Delaware, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 175–202

    This study investigated the efficacy of case development as an instrument for teacher learning in technology integration. In particular, the study investigated whether case development can help... More

    pp. 175-202

  13. Supporting Induction Teachers’ Development Using Performance-Based Video Evidence

    Richard E. West & Peter J. Rich, Brigham Young University, United States; Craig E. Shepherd, University of Wyoming, United States; Arthur Recesso & Michael J. Hannafin, University of Georgia, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 369–391

    This research study was designed to inform the development of a new teacher assessment model. The goal of the Teacher Success Model (TSM) initiative is to develop a systematic, evidence-informed... More

    pp. 369-391

  14. Preservice Biology Teachers’ Use of Interactive Display Systems to Support Reforms-Based Science Instruction

    Christine Schnittka, University of Kentucky, United States; Randy Bell, University of Virginia, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 131–159

    The purpose of this study was to explore preservice science teachers’ use of an interactive display system (IDS), consisting of a computer, digital projector, interactive white board, and Internet ... More

    pp. 131-159

  15. Preface

    Odd Bringslid, Buskerud University College, Norway

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 2 (April 2009) p. 97

    The 4th Workshop on Mathematical and Scientific e-Contents has its origin in the EU project Xmath (Buskerud University College 2001) focusing on the teaching of mathematics and math typesetting ... More

    p. 97

  16. Examining the use of Computer Algebra Systems in university-level mathematics teaching

    Zsolt Lavicza, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 99–111

    The use of Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) is becoming increasingly important and widespread in mathematics research and teaching. In this paper, I will report on a questionnaire study enquiring... More

    pp. 99-111

  17. Interactive Simulations for the Effective Learning of Physics

    Hildegard Urban-Woldron, University College of Teacher Education of Christian Churches Vienna/Krems, Austria

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 163–176

    Appropriate educational technologies have the potential to make physics’ concepts more accessible through visualization, modeling and multiple representations. Students are engaged in more powerful... More

    pp. 163-176

  18. The Xmath Integration Algorithm

    Odd Bringslid, Buskerud University College, Norway

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 113–122

    The projects Xmath (Bringslid and Canessa, 2002) and dMath (Bringslid, de la Villa and Rodriguez, 2007) were supported by the European Commission in the so called Minerva Action (Xmath) and The... More

    pp. 113-122

  19. Virtual Manipulative Materials in Secondary Mathematics: A Theoretical Discussion.

    Immacukate K. Namukasa, The University of Western Ontario, Canada; Darren Stanley, University of Windsor, Canada; Martin Tuchtie, The University of Western Ontario, Canada

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 277–307

    With the increased use of computer manipulatives in teaching there is need for theoretical discussions on the role of manipulatives. This paper reviews theoretical rationales for using... More

    pp. 277-307

  20. Disabled Learners’ Experiences of E-learning

    Mike Wald, E.a. Draffan & Jane Seale, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 18, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 341–361

    This paper provides an overview and initial findings of the LExDis project which is exploring the e-learning experiences of disabled learners within a UK university in order to increase... More

    pp. 341-361