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  1. Digital Divide: Will Mobile Technology Lead the Change?

    Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College of Education and Mofet, Israel; Ferial Khaddage, Deakin University, Australia; Melda Yildiz, Kean University, United States; Adalheidur Reed, UNT, United States; Asmaa N. Ganayem, Al Qasemi college of education, Israel

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 723–726

    In this panel, we redefine the "digital divide” from a global point of view. We bring examples from K-12 and higher education institutions highlighting Turkey, Israel, Iceland and Australia. This... More

    pp. 723-726

  2. The Nature of Peer-Peer Interaction in Internet-Supported Collaboration: A Case Study in Freshman English Class in Taiwan

    Yi Chin Hsieh, Indiana University at Bloomington, IN, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2076–2082

    The prevalence of Internet access in the classroom has created a powerful learning environment. The combination of technology and collaboration is receiving research attention. This study explores ... More

    pp. 2076-2082

  3. The Influence of Class Sets of Mobile Devices on Student Learning

    Nick Lux & Art Bangert, Montana State University, United States; Miles McGeehan & Rob Watson, Bozeman School District, United States; Kathryn Will-Dubyak, Montana State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1658–1666

    This quantitative study, part of a larger mixed-methods study, focused specifically on investigating the influence on student achievement of class sets of Chromebook computers. In this case, a... More

    pp. 1658-1666

  4. Instructors’ First Time Experience with iPads in Traditional Classrooms

    Ju Park, Indiana University Northwest, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1015–1017

    This pilot study examines how faculty members have positively and negatively experienced the use of Apple iPads at physical classroom (brick & mortar classroom), supported by the Faculty Learning... More

    pp. 1015-1017

  5. Reducing Software Costs and Improving Performance with Server Based Computing

    Douglas Brinkley, Graduate School of Business and Public Policy, Naval Postgraduate School, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 199–204

    Classroom computing in graduate education continues to grow as more and more schools include the use of sophisticated software programs in their curriculums. Unfortunately many of these statistics... More

    pp. 199-204

  6. Commonalities and Distinctive Patterns in Teachers' Integration of Computers

    Martha Hadley & Karen Sheingold

    American Journal of Education Vol. 101, No. 3 (1993) pp. 261–315

    Studies teachers who use computers in their classrooms and how computers are used. Surveys of 608 teachers (576 schools) indicate that motivated and professional teachers have learned to use... More

    pp. 261-315

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  7. Preparing New Teachers to Use Computer Technology: Perceptions and Suggestions for Teacher Educators

    Marianne G. Handler

    Computers & Education Vol. 20, No. 2 (1993) pp. 147–56

    Discussion of preservice teacher education in computer technology focuses on a survey of teachers who had completed their first year of teaching that examined their perceptions of how prepared they... More

    pp. 147-56

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  8. Primary Children and Teachers' Attitudes to Computers

    John Todman & Gail Dick

    Computers & Education Vol. 20, No. 2 (1993) pp. 199–203

    Describes a study in Scotland that investigated the relationship between pupil and teacher attitudes toward computers in primary schools. The development of an attitude scale is explained; trends... More

    pp. 199-203

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  9. Gender-Based Differences in Attitudes toward Computers

    Lily Shashaani

    Computers & Education Vol. 20, No. 2 (1993) pp. 169–81

    Describes a study that was conducted to examine gender differences in attitudes toward computers among high school students. Highlights include sex role behavior; students' interest in computers;... More

    pp. 169-81

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  10. Computers and Composition: Rethinking Our Values

    Lisa Gerrard

    Computers and Composition Vol. 10, No. 2 (1993) pp. 23–34

    Argues that those who work in the field of computers and composition have developed a characteristic value system antithetical to that found generally in English departments. Compares the... More

    pp. 23-34

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  11. Things to Consider When Evaluating Software

    Molly Hepler

    Computers and Composition Vol. 10, No. 1 (1992) pp. 57–58

    Offers the following advice for teachers looking to integrate computers into their curricula: look around, software before hardware, and plan for continuing support and training. (RS) More

    pp. 57-58

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  12. Logo: The Case for a Cautious Advocacy

    Cleborne D. Maddux

    Computers in the Schools Vol. 9, No. 1 (1992) pp. 59–79

    Discussion of positive and negative aspects of educational computing focuses on the use of the Logo programing language. Topics addressed include access to computers; software; teacher training,... More

    pp. 59-79

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  13. Are Social Studies Teachers Using Computers?

    Terry Northrup

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    This report summarizes a study in which social studies teachers were surveyed to discover teachers' attitudes towards computers, teacher access to computers, teacher use of computers, the types of ... More

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  14. Computers for the Faculty: How on a Limited Budget

    Hal Arman & John Kostoff

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    An informal investigation of the use of computers at Delta College (DC) in Michigan revealed reasonable use of computers by faculty in disciplines such as mathematics, business, and technology, but... More

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  15. An Interdisciplinary Bibliography for Computers and the Humanities Courses

    Heyward Ehrlich

    Computers and the Humanities Vol. 25, No. 5 (1991) pp. 315–26

    Presents an annotated bibliography of works related to the subject of computers and the humanities. Groups items into textbooks and overviews; introductions; human and computer languages; literary ... More

    pp. 315-26

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  16. The Computer in English Class: Lessons Learned (Resources and Reviews)

    William Wresch

    English Journal Vol. 80, No. 8 (1991) pp. 93–96

    Offers ideas and activities of teachers who have successfully used computers with high school English students. Shows that (1) extensive equipment is not always required; (2) computers can be used ... More

    pp. 93-96

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  17. Evaluating Placement Exams with a Structured Decision System

    Emil Roy

    Computers and Composition Vol. 9, No. 2 (1992) pp. 71–86

    Presents a method that uses computers for writing placement exams, a "structured decision system." Argues that it is more economical and efficient than the process that uses real people as readers.... More

    pp. 71-86

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  18. We Write, But Do We Read? (Computers and Controversy)

    Charles Moran

    Computers and Composition Vol. 8, No. 3 (1991) pp. 51–61

    Discusses the social interaction between writers using electronic mail systems. Shares two stories concerning this written form of conversation. (MG) More

    pp. 51-61

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  19. Factors Facilitating or Hindering the Use of Computers in Schools

    Susan A. Zammit

    Educational Research Vol. 34, No. 1 (1992) pp. 57–66

    Teachers in seven Australian secondary schools identified themselves as users (n=102) or nonusers (n=250) of computers in class. Users were encouraged by access to computers and software and self... More

    pp. 57-66

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  20. What Good Are Computers in the Writing Classroom?

    Michael Dobberstein

    New Directions for Teaching and Learning Vol. 1990, No. 1 (1990)

    Despite the usefulness of computers, there is no consistent objective evidence that they can help students become better writers. Even if computers alone could improve writing quality, it is... More

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