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  1. Instant Messaging between Students and Faculty: A Tool for Increasing Student-Faculty Interaction

    Corey A. Hickerson, James Madison University, United States; Matt Giglio, Virginia Tech, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 8, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 71–88

    This study explores the pedagogical potential of instant messaging in a communication course. Two instructors made themselves available to students via instant messaging as a supplement to other... More

    pp. 71-88

  2. Looking Forward to Look Backward: Technology and King Arthur

    Jennifer D.E. Thomas, Martha Driver & Jean F. Coppola, Pace University, United States; Barbara A. Thomas, Westchester Community College, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 367–383

    This article discusses students' perceptions of the impact of technology integration in an interdisciplinary medieval English literature and multimedia course on developing higher-order thinking... More

    pp. 367-383

  3. Mathematics Preservice Teachers’ Beliefs and Conceptions of Appropriate Technology Use

    Patrick Wachira, Cleveland State University, United States; Jared Keengwe & Grace Onchwari, University of North Dakota, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 293–306

    Many preservice teachers report having had little exposure on the use of technology in the teaching and learning of mathematics. Without guidance on the appropriate use of technology, prospective... More

    pp. 293-306

  4. Blogging as L2 Writing: A Case Study

    Kimberly Armstrong & Oscar Retterer, Franklin & Marshall College, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 233–251

    Weblogs-personal online, web-based publications-have exploded on the internet scene in recent years. They are among the technologies indicating changes in the way information is created, managed,... More

    pp. 233-251

  5. Re-Conceptualizing the Linked Courses Model

    Mary Baxter, Graduated Doctoral Student University of Houston, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 127–135

    To help students meet the demands of society, the University of Houston is using the framework of learning communities and constructivism to create a cross-disciplinary approach to teaching to... More

    pp. 127-135

  6. A Proposal for Ozone Science Podcasting in a Middle Science Classroom

    Debra Piecka & Elaine Studnicki, Duquesne University, United States; Michelle Zuckerman-Parker, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Center for Genomic Studies, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 203–233

    The use of podcasting has grown exponentially. Research projects are racing to keep up with this growth to understand implications for learning and instruction. This project specifically attempts... More

    pp. 203-233

  7. Pre-Service English Teachers and Technology: A Consideration of Weblogs for the English Classroom

    Melanie Shoffner, Purdue University, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 4 (December 2007) pp. 245–255

    Teaching with technology is a complex issue, at best, bound by issues of access, funding, support and time for both students and teachers (Young & Bush, 2004). When English teachers effectively... More

    pp. 245-255

  8. A Framework for Addressing Challenges to Classroom Technology Use

    Jennifer Groff, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States; Chrystalla Mouza, University of Delaware, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 21–46

    Creating effective learning environments with technology remains a challenge for teachers. Despite the tremendous push for educators to integrate technology into their classrooms, many have yet to ... More

    pp. 21-46

  9. The Use of Computer Tools to Support Meaningful Learning

    Jared Keengwe, Muskingum College, United States; Grace Onchwari, University of North Dakota, United States; Patrick Wachira, Cleveland State University, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 77–92

    This article attempts to provide a review of literature pertaining to computer technology use in education. The authors discuss the benefits of learning with technology tools when integrated into ... More

    pp. 77-92

  10. Using a Simulation-Based Learning Environment to Enhance Learning and Instruction in a Middle School Science Classroom

    Sebastian Foti, University of North Florida, United States; Gail Ring, Ball State University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 27, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 103–120

    The goal of this project was to help science teachers shift to a more inquiry-based teaching style by supplying learning tools that support a more student-centered approach. The project employed... More

    pp. 103-120

  11. “…You think for me, so I don’t have to.” The Effect of a Technology-Enhanced, Inquiry Learning Environment on Student Learning in 11th grade United States History

    Adam M. Friedman, Wake Forest University, United States; Tina L. Heafner, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 3 (September 2007) pp. 199–216

    In a study investigating the effects of student engagement in inquiry learning through the development of Web sites, nearly every student reported having enjoyed the project, and the majority... More

    pp. 199-216

  12. Blogs: Enhancing Links in a Professional Learning Community of Science and Mathematics Teachers

    Cathleen C. Loving, Texas A&M University, Dept of Teaching, Learning and Culture, United States; Carolyn Schroeder, Texas A&M University, College of Science, United States; Rui Kang, Texas A&M University, Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, United States; Christine Shimek, Texas A&M University, Department of Chemistry, United States; Bruce Herbert, Texas A&M University, Department of Geology and Geophysics, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 3 (September 2007) pp. 178–198

    Anyone who can access the Internet can be part of the knowledge-access, knowledge-building, information-exchanging culture, regardless of location. Time magazine's latest "Person of the Year" is ... More

    pp. 178-198

  13. Making a Choice: The Perceptions and Attitudes of Online Graduate Students

    Timothy Braun, Loyola Marymount University, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 16, No. 1 (2008) pp. 63–92

    There has been an increase in the number of online universities, degrees, and coursework over the last decade. Institutions of higher learning are beginning to embrace online instruction more than ... More

    pp. 63-92

  14. Creating a Demarcation Point Between Content Production and Encoding in a Digital Classroom

    Kevin Almeroth, Sami Rollins, Bruce Bimber & Zhongnan Shen, UC-Santa Barbara, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2003 (2003) pp. 2–5

    Incorporating a large amount of technology into a classroom is an important, but extremely difficult task. In this paper we describe the next generation of the UCSB digital classroom, called the... More

    pp. 2-5

  15. Instructional Technologist as a Coach: Impact of a Situated Professional Development Program on Teachers’ Technology Use

    William Sugar, East Carolina University, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 13, No. 4 (October 2005) pp. 547–571

    This article details a study that sought an alternative method to instruct public school teachers on how to integrate technology in their classrooms. Paired with a technology coach, nine... More

    pp. 547-571

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. A Review of Studies on Collaborative Concept Mapping: What Have We Learned About the Technique and What Is Next?

    Hong Gao, E Shen, Susan Losh & Jeannine Turner, Florida State University, United States

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 479–492

    Collaborative concept mapping engages two or more students in coordinated and sustained efforts in the creation of one or more concept maps in order to learn and construct knowledge. It is a... More

    pp. 479-492

  20. Using Online Discussion Forums to Assist a Traditional English Class

    Tianyi Zhang, Michigan State University, United States; Tianguang Gao & Gail Ring, Ball State University, United States; Wei Zhang, The Second High School of Beijing Normal University, China

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 623–643

    This study investigated the influence of online discussion forums on student achievement in reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and critical thinking in English as Second Language (ESL)... More

    pp. 623-643