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  1. Pre-K Children’s Interaction with Educational Software Programs; An Observation of Capabilities and Levels of Engagement

    Youngju Lee, University of Viginia, United States

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 18, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 289–309

    In this study, an interpretive qualitative approach was employed to explore how pre-K children interact with educational software programs. This study addressed four aspects of children’s computer ... More

    pp. 289-309

  2. Application of Frameworks in the Analysis and (Re)design of Interactive Visual Learning Tools

    Liang Hai-Ning & Kamran Sedig, The University of Western Ontario, Canada

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 215–254

    Interactive visual learning tools (IVLTs) are software environments that encode and display information visually and allow learners to interact with the visual information. This article examines... More

    pp. 215-254

  3. Using Mobile Technologies for Assessment and Learning in Practice Settings: Outcomes of Five Case Studies

    Christine Dearnley, University of Bradford, United Kingdom; Jill Taylor, Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom; Scott Hennessy, University of Leeds, United Kingdom; Maria Parks, York St John University, United Kingdom; Catherine Coates, Leeds Metropolitan University, United Kingdom; Jackie Haigh & John Fairhall, University of Bradford, United Kingdom; Kevin Riley, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom; Mark Dransfield, York St John University, United Kingdom

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 8, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 193–207

    This article presents the outcomes of the Mobile Technologies Pilot Project for the Assessment and Learning in Practice Settings (ALPS) Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL). ALPS... More

    pp. 193-207

  4. Classroom Technology in Business Schools: A Survey of Installations and Attitudes Toward Teaching and Learning

    Betty Parker & David Burnie, Western Michigan University, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 45–60

    A survey of administrators and faculty of AACSB-accredited business schools provided insights into current classroom technology infrastructure, attitudes towards technology and learning, and the... More

    pp. 45-60

  5. Technology and Student Learning: Towards a Learner-Centered Teaching Model

    Jared Keengwe & Grace Onchwari, University of North Dakota, United States; Jacqueline Onchwari, University of Minnesota, Duluth, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 11–22

    There is need to reform teacher education programs through the creation of active learning environments that support and improve the depth and scope of student learning. Specifically, teachers... More

    pp. 11-22

  6. Baptism by firewall? Computer-mediated collaborative projects as professional development opportunities for teachers.

    Julie Shaughnessy, Purves Ross & Anita Jackson, Roehampton University, United Kingdom

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 367–393

    Abstract New technologies now offer teachers alternative models of collaboration with schools overseas, but how effective are they as professional development opportunities? The experiences of 18... More

    pp. 367-393

  7. Preparing to Teach Mathematics with Technology: An Integrated Approach to Developing Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge

    Hollylynne Lee & Karen Hollebrands, North Carolina State University, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 326–341

    Several organizations have highlighted the importance of preparing teachers to teach students mathematics using appropriate technology (e.g., Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, 2006;... More

    pp. 326-341

  8. Automated Essay Scoring Versus Human Scoring: A Correlational Study

    Jinhao Wang, South Texas College, United States; Michelle Stallone Brown, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (December 2008) pp. 310–325

    The purpose of the current study was to analyze the relationship between automated essay scoring (AES) and human scoring in order to determine the validity and usefulness of AES for large-scale... More

    pp. 310-325

  9. The Effects of Different Voices in Computer-Based Instruction on Children’s Learning

    Haya Shamir, Kent Hercules & Michael Crowther, Waterford Research Institute, United States

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 581–595

    ** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2006 ** Educational software for preliterate children requires audio instruction. To better understand the effect that different voices, adult versus child and... More

    pp. 581-595

  10. A Comparative Analysis of High School Geometry Curricula: What Do Technology-Intensive, Standards-Based, and Traditional Curricula Have to Offer in Terms Mathematical Proof and Reasoning?

    Diler Oner, Bogazici University, Turkey

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 27, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 467–497

    In this study, I present an analysis of high school geometry curricula regarding mathematical proof opportunities. I examined eight U.S. high school level geometry textbooks, which were categorized... More

    pp. 467-497

  11. Explore Effective Use of Computer Simulations for Physics Education

    Yu-Fen Lee, Department of Learning and Instruction, State University of New York at Buffalo, United States; Yuying Guo, Department of Physics, Beijing Normal University, China; Hsiang-ju Ho, Teachers College, National Chiayi University, Taiwan

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 27, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 443–466

    The dual purpose of this article is to provide a synthesis of the findings related to the use of computer simulations in physics education and to present implications for teachers and researchers... More

    pp. 443-466

  12. Using Spreadsheets to Discover Meaning for Parameters in Nonlinear Models

    Kris H. Green, St. John Fisher College, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 27, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 423–441

    This paper explores the use of spreadsheets to develop an exploratory environment where mathematics students can develop their own understanding of the parameters of commonly encountered families... More

    pp. 423-441

  13. Ubiquitous wireless laptops in upper elementary mathematics

    Roy Clariana, Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 5–21

    This quasi-experimental investigation considers the second year of implementation of wireless laptops (1:1 ratio) in three 6th grade mathematics classrooms in one school compared to non-laptop... More

    pp. 5-21

  14. Analyzing Student Performance and Attitudes Toward Textual versus Iconic Programming Languages

    Janet Mei-Chuen Lin, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Mei-Ching Yang, Xiu De Elementary School, Taiwan

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 71–89

    In this study half of 52 sixth graders learned to program in MSWLogo and the other half in Drape. An analysis of students' test scores revealed that Drape (an iconic language) seemed to have a... More

    pp. 71-89

  15. Facilitating Technology-Enhanced Problem-based Learning (PBL) in the Middle School Classroom: An Examination of How and Why Teachers Adapt

    Peggy A. Ertmer, Purdue University, United States; Krista D. Glazewski, New Mexico State University, United States; Donna Jones & Anne Ottenbreit-Leftwich, Indiana University, United States; Yuksel Goktas, Ataturk University, Turkey; Kelly Collins, Purdue University, United States; Aslihan Kocaman, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 35–54

    Despite the challenges inherent in adopting problem-based learning (PBL) in the middle school classroom, successful PBL teachers are able to find suitable solutions. In this exploratory study we... More

    pp. 35-54

  16. Formulating Guidelines for Instructional Planning in Technology Enhanced Learning Environments

    Cher Ping Lim, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 55–74

    Several studies have shown the complexities that teachers faced when planning for instruction in technology enhanced learning environments (TELE). Although classroom-oriented instructional... More

    pp. 55-74

  17. Generative Learning Strategies and Metacognitive Feedback to Facilitate comprehension of Complex Science Topics and Self-Regulation

    Hyeon Woo Lee, Kyu Yon Lim & Barbara Grabowski, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 5–25

    Comprehension of complex science topics occurs from the creation of new understanding of the information by the learner. However, learners are not very successful generating their own meaning,... More

    pp. 5-25

  18. Teacher-Guided Interactive Multimedia for Teaching English in an EFL Context

    Roland Tsai, Idaho State University, United States; Michael Jenks, Yuanpei University, Taiwan

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 91–111

    This quasi-experimental study explored the effect of a Teacher Guided Multimedia CD-ROM program as a supplement in teaching vocabulary acquisition to EFL students. Eighty seven juniors in the Food ... More

    pp. 91-111

  19. Educational Technology Funding Models

    Amy E. Mark, University of Mississippi, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 405–424

    Library and cross-disciplinary literature all stress the increasing importance of instructional technology in higher education. However, there is a dearth of articles detailing funding for library ... More

    pp. 405-424

  20. What We Know About the Impacts of WebQuests: A Review of Research

    Jason Abbitt, Miami University, United States; John Ophus, University of Northern Iowa, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 441–456

    This article examines the body of research investigating the impacts of the WebQuest instructional strategy on teaching and learning. The WebQuest instructional strategy is often praised as an... More

    pp. 441-456