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  1. One to One Computing in Higher Education: A Survey of Technology Practices and Needs

    Samuel DiGangi, Zeynep Kilic, Chong Ho Yu, Angel Jannasch-Pennel, Lori Long, Chang Hyum Kim, Victoria Stay & Seok Kang, Arizona State University, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 15, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 367–387

    The purpose of this paper is to examine the computing needs and practices of students at Arizona State University as a means of assisting the university in the decision to implement a one to one (l... More

    pp. 367-387

  2. Living Books: The incidental bonus of playing with multimedia

    Yoram Eshet & Eran Chajut, The Open University of Israel, Israel

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 16, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 377–388

    The story-telling multimedia Living Book is one of the most common edutainment genres, in which children hear and play with interactive and animated stories, in a highly-engaging multimedia... More

    pp. 377-388

  3. Toward Technology Integration in the Schools: Why It Isn’t Happening

    John Bauer, University of Texas at San Antonio, United States; Jeffrey Kenton, Towson University, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 13, No. 4 (October 2005) pp. 519–546

    Research in the past decade has shown that computer technology is an effective means for widening educational opportunities, but most teachers neither use technology as an instructional delivery... More

    pp. 519-546

  4. Foreign Language Teacher Preparation and Asynchronous CMC: Promoting Reflective Teaching

    Gillian Lord, University of Florida, United States; Lara Lomicka, Unviersity of South Carolina, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 513–532

    Reflection is a commonly accepted practice and considered advantageous in teacher education programs. Teachers are encouraged to think critically about their beliefs and teaching styles with the... More

    pp. 513-532

  5. Addressing the NETS*S in K-12 Classrooms: Implications for Teacher Education

    Dale S. Niederhauser & Denise L. Lindstrom, Iowa State University, United States; Johannes Strobel, Concordia, Canada

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 483–512

    The National Educational Technology Standards for Students (NETS*S) were developed to provide guidelines for effective and meaningful technology use with K-12 students. In the present study we used... More

    pp. 483-512

  6. Educational Designing with MicroWorlds

    Niels Brouwer, ILS Graduate School of Education, Netherlands; Gert Muller, ICT consultant in education, Netherlands; Henk Rietdijk, Ede Christian University, Netherlands

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 439–462

    "Computer Images for Lesson Support" (CILS) is a module for primary teacher education that aims at educating prospective teachers in designing multimedia-learning environments, with the aid of the ... More

    pp. 439-462

  7. The Role of Teacher Knowledge and Learning Experiences in Forming Technology-Integrated Pedagogy

    Joan Hughes, University of Minnesota, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 13, No. 2 (April 2005) pp. 277–302

    Using a multiple-case embedded research design (Yin, 1994), this study examined the nature of teachers' learning during technology professional development activities and the extent to which their ... More

    pp. 277-302

  8. Synthesis of the Process of Learning through Discourse in a Formal Virtual Learning Community

    Ben K. Daniel, University of Saskatchewan, Canada; Richard A. Schwier, University of Saskatchewan, Canada; Heather M. Ross, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 461–477

    This article reports on the analysis of online discussions among graduate students studying the theoretical and philosophical foundations of educational technology, with the aim of understanding... More

    pp. 461-477

  9. Textbook Preferences: The Possibilities of Individualized Learning in Social Studies With an Individualized Textbook

    James Gentry, Tarleton State University, United States; Teri Fowler, Texas A&M-Texarkana, United States; Bobbie Nichols, Texarkana Independent School District, United States

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 493–510

    This study investigated the ideology and perspectives of sixth grade students, parents, and teachers concerning four district approved social studies textbooks from the state adoption list. Student... More

    pp. 493-510

  10. Using Work Action Analysis to Identify Web-Portal Requirements for a Professional Development Program

    George Nickles, Western Carolina University, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 565–580

    This article describes using Work Action Analysis (WAA) as a method for identifying requirements for a web-based portal that supports a professional development program. WAA is a cognitive systems ... More

    pp. 565-580

  11. Factors Impeding Implementation of Web-Based Distance Learning

    Falowo Rasheed, The Federal Polytechnic, Computer Science Department, Damaturu, Yobe State, Nigeria

    AACE Journal Vol. 15, No. 3 (2007) pp. 315–338

    Economic and technological changes are occurring at an accelerating rate in our information and communication-based society, making life-long learning for everyone a necessity. This is particularly... More

    pp. 315-338

  12. Implementation of Computer-Assisted Instruction in Developmental Mathematics at Community College

    Nataliya Reznichenko, Morgan State University, Baltimore MD, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 4134–4143

    One of the ways to help students of diversity to be successful in mathematics is implementation of computer technology (CT), particularly computer-assisted instruction (CAI), in higher education... More

    pp. 4134-4143

  13. A longitudinal study of the use of Integrated Learning Systems (ILS) in the areas of mathematics and reading in selected Australian primary schools

    Robert Fitzgerald, Learning Communities Research Area, University of Canberrra, Australia

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 4074–4083

    The paper reports on a study that evaluated the systematic use of computer-based learning systems in the form of Integrated Learning Systems (ILS) in primary schools. The results suggest that... More

    pp. 4074-4083

  14. Second Language Learning at Primary Levels using Adaptive Computer Games

    J. Enrique Agudo, Héctor Sánchez, Mercedes Rico & Eva Dominguez, University of Extremadura, Spain

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3848–3857

    Children at L2 primary levels acquire knowledge and language skills associated with different abilities through educational games. The game introduces learning activities by using playful elements ... More

    pp. 3848-3857

  15. Computer Assisted Learning Module for the Evaluation of Medical Students

    Adam Meneghetti, George Pachev & Karim Qayumi, University of British Columbia, Canada

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3691–3693

    At The University of B.C., Department of Surgery, we have developed a PC-based interactive multimedia training system referred to as Interactive Medical Curriculum (IMC). The IMC is an extended... More

    pp. 3691-3693

  16. Designing and Development of a Computer Based GED Mathematics Tutorial Program: from Cognitive Load and Motivational perspectives

    Shih-Ting Lee, Hyeseung Maria Chang, Peter Elam & Aaron Smith, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3628–3631

    Abstract: This paper reports the design and development of an online tutorial program for the Mathematics test in the General Education Development (GED) Test. According to the Texas Education... More

    pp. 3628-3631

  17. Starting with Parallel Processing: A multi-representational learning environment for beginners

    Maria Kordaki, Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics, Patras University, Greece, Greece; John Solos, Hellenic Open University, Greece

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3590–3596

    This paper presents a multi-representational computer-based environment, the Starting with Parallel Processing (SPAP) environment, designed for learning the concept of parallel processing to... More

    pp. 3590-3596

  18. Evaluating Computer Games for Children

    Tsung-Yen Chuang, National University of Tainan, Taiwan; Wei-Fan Chen, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3253–3256

    This study investigated whether computer games facilitate children' cognitive learning. In comparison to traditional computer-assisted instruction (CAI), this study explored the impact of the... More

    pp. 3253-3256

  19. The Design of a Converging Lens Computer Simulation and its Effect on Image Predictions

    Joel Bryan, Scott Slough & John Milam, Texas A&M University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3232–3236

    As computer technology increasingly enhances the teaching and learning of all science disciplines, computer simulations, in particular, have become exceptionally beneficial in physics education. As... More

    pp. 3232-3236

  20. On the Cost of Production and the Value of Learning Outcomes in the Development of E-Learning Tutorials

    Antonieta Angulo, Texas A&M University, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3223–3231

    The question in the development of e-learning tutorials becomes a strategic one when educators are called to reach a level of optimization between producing a package that can accommodate the... More

    pp. 3223-3231