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  1. Building Classrooms for the Future: Lessons Learned

    Gregg Festa, Montclair State University ADP Center for Teacher Preparation & Learning Technologies, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 1138–1139

    After spending three years, thrity-two meetings and fifteen construction tours conceptualizing, designing, re-designing, building, testing and now utilizing three distinctive "Classrooms of the... More

    pp. 1138-1139

  2. Understanding Instructors' use of visual aids in classroom setting

    Joel Lanir & Kellogg S Booth, University of British Columbia, Canada

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 788–794

    As technology is introduced to the classroom, traditional blackboards, whiteboards, and overhead transparencies are replaced by computer generated slides shown on high-resolution projectors.... More

    pp. 788-794

  3. Parallel Learning between the Classroom and the Field using Location-Based Communication Techniques

    Outi Haapala, University of Oulu, Oulu Southern Institute, Finland; Kirsti Sääskilathi, Mika Luimula & Juha Yli-Hemminki, Centria Research and Development, Finland; Timo Partala, University of Oulu, Oulu Southern Institute, Finland

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 668–676

    The aim of this research was to study parallel collaborative learning between students in the classroom using a PC computer and students in the field using a mobile device. An existing learning... More

    pp. 668-676

  4. Integrating Media, Gaming Simulations and Online Courseware for Effective Use of Student Laptops in the Classroom

    Christopher Mauriello, Salem State College, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 322–329

    With the recent negative publicity concerning the "distraction" caused by students using laptops in the classroom, this case study presents strategies for effectively using student laptops to... More

    pp. 322-329

  5. Student Views on the Role of Dedicated Notebook Computers in Transforming the Teaching and Learning Environment

    Michael Fox, Mount Allison University, Canada; Jim Greenlaw & Murdock MacPherson, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 48–56

    This paper presents the reviews of students who took part in a dedicated notebook computer initiative amongst three middle schools in the province of New Brunswick, Canada in 2005-2006. The goal of... More

    pp. 48-56

  6. Observing Technology Enhanced Literacy Learning

    Cory Cooper Hansen, Arizona State University, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 2 (June 2008) pp. 108–121

    Developmental concerns challenge technology use with young learners; however, critical areas of literacy have increased when technology is available. This study was designed to measure when and... More

    pp. 108-121

  7. Third generation educational use of computer games

    Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen, IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 16, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 263–281

    This article outlines the characteristics and problems related to edutainment and of the associated research studies demonstrating that learning outcomes looks promising. The article suggests that ... More

    pp. 263-281

  8. A Comparative Analysis of Student Motivation in Traditional Classroom and E-Learning Courses

    Alfred Rovai, Michael Ponton, Mervyn Wighting & Jason Baker, Regent University, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 413–432

    Multivariate analysis of variance was used to determine if there were differences in seven measures of motivation between students enrolled in 12 e-learning and 12 traditional classroom university ... More

    pp. 413-432

  9. Classroom Observations: Virtual Visits

    Margaret Scordias, Carl Hoagland, Pamela Whitt & Helene Sherman, University of Missouri--St. Louis, United States; Susan Baber Turley, University of Missouri-St. Louis, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1866–1868

    A visit to a P-12 classroom is powerful experience when the group sees the exact same lesson, followed by a discussion with a teacher. It is impractical to place multiple classes of 25-35... More

    pp. 1866-1868

  10. Editorial: Online Education: Issues and Research Questions

    Cleborne Maddux, University of Nevada, Reno, United States; Debra Sprague, George Mason University, United States; Richard Ferdig, University of Florida, United States; Peter Albion, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 157–166

    This article suggests that online education is at the cusp of a period of dramatic change. That change will involve significant increases in the numbers of students and faculty who are involved in ... More

    pp. 157-166

  11. Factors That Influence Elementary Teachers Use of Computers

    Cheryl Franklin, Boise State University, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 267–293

    The purpose of this quantitative study was to examine the ways elementary teachers use computer technology for instructional purposes and the factors that influence their use of computers. The... More

    pp. 267-293

  12. Towards Live Informing and Automatic Analyzing of Student Learning: Reporting in ASSISTment System

    Mingyu Feng & Neil T. Heffernan, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, United States

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 207–230

    Limited classroom time available in middle school mathematics classes forces teachers to choose between assisting students' development and assessing students' abilities. To help teachers make... More

    pp. 207-230

  13. Lessons Learned from Web-Enhanced Teaching in Landscape Architecture Studios

    Ming-Han Li, Texas A&M University, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 205–212

    The purpose of this article was to summarize lessons learned from implementing web-enhanced teaching in landscape architecture studio courses. The lessons are documented as challenges and... More

    pp. 205-212

  14. The ICT Laboratory: An Analysis of Computers in Government Schools in Rural India

    Payal Arora, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 15, No. 1 (2007) pp. 57–72

    There has been a strong push towards eliteracy in India, particularly in the distribution and usage of information and communication technologies (ICT) in schools for economic and social growth. As... More

    pp. 57-72

  15. Buried Treasure: The Impact of Computer Use on Young Children’s Social, Cognitive, Language Development and Motivation

    Katy McCarrick & Xiaoming Li, Wayne State University, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 15, No. 1 (2007) pp. 73–95

    Increasingly, young children are being exposed to computers at home and at school despite disagreement regarding the appropriateness and potential impact of technology on young children's... More

    pp. 73-95

  16. Conceptual Model of Learning to Improve Understanding of High School Chemistry

    Faguele Suaalii & Madhumita Bhattacharya, Massey University, New Zealand

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 101–110

    The results from our previous investigations support the literature in relation to the frustration that chemistry educationists have been through in the last two decades. Teaching and learning... More

    pp. 101-110

  17. Production of the time table management system of commercial course university

    Takeshi Takegami, Takasaki University of Commerce, Japan; Megumi Takegami, James Cook University, Australia

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 3048–3052

    The time table production in university is very serious work. We produced the time table management system using the macro processing of the spreadsheet in a general personal computer system. This ... More

    pp. 3048-3052

  18. Integrative Motivation Development:: Key to Increasing ESL Online Learning Effectiveness

    Larry Bright & Wen-Chi Vivian Wu, The University of South Dakota, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2507–2514

    Engaging students in the reasons for studying online is essential for increasing motivation, particularly English as a Second Language (ESL). Gardner's conception of instrumental (concrete outcomes... More

    pp. 2507-2514

  19. Effective Middle School and Teacher Websites

    Heather Rebecca, Columbus Public City Schools, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 2320–2322

    Abstract: School websites and classroom websites for middle school settings should meet the needs of the users. The users would be students, parents, teachers, administrators, and the community.... More

    pp. 2320-2322

  20. “The Implementation of the Virtual Learning Environment System (VLES) in Teaching Mathematics”

    Leila Gano, University of the East, Philippines

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2006 (October 2006) pp. 1955–1960

    The purpose of the research was to assess the effectiveness of the Virtual Learning Environment System (VLES) in mathematics. VLES is an online virtual classroom that simulates the actual classroom... More

    pp. 1955-1960