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  1. Connecting schools, community, and family with ICT: Four-year trends related to school level and SES of public schools in Florida

    Tina N. Hohlfeld, Albert D. Ritzhaupt & Ann E. Barron

    Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 1 (August 2010) pp. 391–405

    Community and family involvement in schools is a well-documented antecedent to student success; yet, educators often find it challenging to increase involvement with parents and members of diverse ... More

    pp. 391-405

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  2. The Internet in Indian Country

    Barbara Monroe

    Computers and Composition Vol. 19, No. 3 (2002) pp. 285–296

    Even though access is still unreliable and under-supported, tribal councils and reservation schools are embracing digital technology with relative enthusiasm. Three main patterns of technology use ... More

    pp. 285-296

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  3. School improvement plans and student learning in Jamaica

    Marlaine Lockheed, Abigail Harris & Tamara Jayasundera

    International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 30, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 54–66

    A school improvement program that provided support to poor-performing schools on the basis of needs identified in a school improvement plan was implemented in 72 government schools in Jamaica, from... More

    pp. 54-66

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  4. ICT integration in schools: Where are we now and what comes next?

    Colin Baskin, Michelle Williams & Michelle Williams

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 22, No. 4 (Jan 01, 2006)

    The case for more technology in schools is compelling. The leverage for a school based solution is traceable to theCommon and Agreed National Goals for Schooling (AEC, 1989), namely that students... More

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  5. An Exploration Study of RimbaIlmu: A Qualitative Evaluation of Shared Single Display Groupware in Sarawak, Malaysia

    Cheah Waishiang, Edwin Mit & Marlene Lu

    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 10, No. 1 (Feb 21, 2015) pp. 79–86

    Shared single display groupware that enables collaboration among people from different cultures and social practices encourages peer learning and teaching, whilst strengthening communication skills... More

    pp. 79-86

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  6. Learning about Surface Area through a Digital Fabrication-Augmented Unit

    Kimberly Corum & Joe Garofalo, University of Virginia, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 35, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 33–59

    Surface area is consistently identified as a curriculum standard for K-12 students and it regularly appears on national and international assessments. Recently, many schools began acquiring digital... More

    pp. 33-59

  7. Evaluating the Performance of Online K-12 Schools

    Dick Carpenter, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, United States; Krista Kafer, Independent Educational Consultant, United States; Kelly Reeser & Sheryl Shafer, Consultant, Colorado Department of Education, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 14, No. 4 (2015) pp. 423–441

    This article examines K-12 online student and school performance across an entire state (Colorado) in the United States through two comparisons. First, state assessment scores of students in online... More

    pp. 423-441

  8. Challenges in ICT Implementation in Teacher Education Colleges as Viewed by the ICT coordinator

    Merav Asaf, Kaye Academic College of Education, Israel; Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel; Alona Forkosh-Baruch, Levinsky College of Education, Israel

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1581–1586

    ICT coordinators of 8 Teacher Education Colleges were interviewed about the integration of educational technology within their colleges. In this study, challenges of the implementation process were... More

    pp. 1581-1586

  9. The Tension Created by the Use of PowerPoint in University Business Schools

    Dale Foster, Memorial University, Faculty of Business Administration, Canada

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1057–1066

    This paper describes the results of a survey of students and instructors on the use of presentation software in a university business school. This study reveals tensions between the benefits of... More

    pp. 1057-1066

  10. The Promise of Online Teacher Preparation for Rural and High-Need Schools: Lessons Learned About Recruitment, Preparation, and Support

    Dana Seymour, Anastasia Elder, Nicole Miller & Dekota Cheatham, Mississippi State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1624–1629

    Alternative certification and online teacher education programs have been developed, in part, to address teacher shortages, and have potential to help provide quality teachers for rural schools,... More

    pp. 1624-1629

  11. Virtual Schools and the Invisible Influence

    Hatem Raja Alotebi, Cleveland State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1374–1383

    Abstract: This paper is dedicated to an innovation in the sphere of education – virtual school, which tends to become the leading in present times. The paper closely considers distinctions between ... More

    pp. 1374-1383

  12. E-Learning Acceptance by Secondary Schools Educators in South Africa

    Tlou Kabe, Billy Kalema & Ignitia Motjolopane, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1326–1331

    This paper presents e-learning acceptance by South African secondary schools educators. The study was informed by data collected from schools in the Tshwane District of Gauteng province in South... More

    pp. 1326-1331

  13. Student and Parent Perceived Technological Efficacy, Social Uses of Technology, and Technological Contribution: A Dyadic Analysis

    Wilfred W.F. Lau, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1027–1031

    This study examined the interdependence of student and parent Perceived Technological Efficacy (PTE), Social Uses of Technology (SUT), and Technological Contribution (TC) derived from the Positive ... More

    pp. 1027-1031

  14. Nodes and Connections for implementing connectivist learning in online education

    Harris Wang, Athabasca University, Canada

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 966–975

    Connectivist learning is learning through connections and networking. Although it is yet to be widely accepted as a new learning theory, compared to three existing learning theories known as... More

    pp. 966-975

  15. Pre-service teacher ICT skill-set: Not a simple issue

    Kathy Jordan, RMIT University, Australia; Leanne Compton, Victorian Curriculum and Assessment Authority, Australia

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 799–806

    For some time, a consistent theme in Teacher Education has been that graduates lack the necessary skill-set to use ICT in their practice. In Australia, the recent implementation of national... More

    pp. 799-806

  16. Inducing Language Teachers to Use Tablets in the Classroom: Lessons Learned

    Judith Lin, Hsin-Ying Hsu & Greg Lee, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 390–396

    Even though there has been a trend of integrating mobile technology into teaching and learning, little has been known about the key factors to successfully incorporate mobile technology into... More

    pp. 390-396

  17. Setting up a University iPad Lab for Preservice Teachers to Develop Technology Skills for the Classroom

    Michelle Beach, Paulette Stefanick & Debbie VanOverbeke, Southwest Minnesota State University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 267–271

    Abstract: The evidence shows a phenomenal increase in the number of schools that have purchased Apple’s iPad tablets for classrooms. While the impetus of the schools’ iPad implementation may have ... More

    pp. 267-271

  18. E-learning as a Motivator in Teaching and Learning in The Saudi University Context

    Naif Alsayyali, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 251–255

    The number of students who are enrolling in online courses is expanding exponentially. For this reason, many schools in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) are moving towards an electronic means of... More

    pp. 251-255

  19. Introduction and development of Active Learning with ICT with the opportunities of E-learning

    Thiery Tachel, Secondary School Ypres, Belgium; Sabine Buseyne, Middenschool Ypres, Belgium; Philip Everaerts, School District ‘Westhoek’, Belgium

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 37–44

    This paper is a report on the findings of the implementation of the subject ‘Active Learning with ICT’. These findings can be used in different schools and different countries to start with ICT in... More

    pp. 37-44

  20. Writing in a History of Mathematics Capstone Course

    John Carter

    PRIMUS Vol. 24, No. 6 (2014) pp. 544–556

    This article presents two approaches to using original sources in a capstone writing project for a History of Mathematics course. One approach involves searching local libraries and is best suited ... More

    pp. 544-556

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