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Gallardo-Virgen, J. Andres; DeVillar, Robert A. – Computers in the Schools, 2011
Impact on student achievement of randomly assigned students working individually or collaboratively in mixed- and matched-gender pairs at a computer on predetermined science tasks was investigated. Collaborative dyads shared a computer and screen as each operated an independent keyboard and mouse. A mixed gender control group working individually…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Computer Assisted Instruction, Instructional Design
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Morales, Cesareo; Knezek, Gerald; Christensen, Rhonda – Computers in the Schools, 2008
The Technology Proficiency Self-Assessment (TPSA) questionnaire was administered to 978 elementary and middle school teachers from Mexico City, and 932 elementary and middle school teachers from the Dallas, Texas, metroplex in the USA, in order to examine self-efficacy similarities and differences for technology proficiency self-appraisals in a…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Middle School Teachers
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Velazquez, Cesareo Morales – Computers in the Schools, 2008
Data from Mexico City, Mexico (N = 978) and from Texas, USA (N = 932) were used to test the predictive validity of the teacher professional development component of the Will, Skill, Tool Model of Technology Integration in a cross-cultural context. Structural equation modeling (SEM) was used to test the model. Analyses of these data yielded…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Technology Integration, Predictive Validity, Foreign Countries
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Arias, Armando, Jr.; Bellman, Beryl – Computers in the Schools, 1990
Describes a project that uses computer mediated communication in universities in the United States and Mexico to teach minority students effectively. BESTNET (Binational English and Spanish Telecommunications Network) is explained, use for distance education is discussed, computer conferencing and electronic mail are described, and problems of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Preparation, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks