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Lowman, Joneen – Computers in the Schools, 2014
The study investigated the impact of podcasts and vodcasts accessed through an iPod on fourth-and sixth-grade students' vocabulary acquisition. Students were randomly assigned to either a podcast group or a vodcast group. Regardless of group assignment, each student completed three six-minute podcasts or vodcasts a day for three days. On average,…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Technology Uses in Education, Grade 4, Grade 6
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Ledoux, Michael W.; Yoder, Noreen N.; Hanes, Barbara – Computers in the Schools, 2010
Four early childhood education teachers, two veteran and two newer teachers, were asked to pilot the use of handheld Personal Data Assistants loaded with Childchart assessment software. The participants were observed in their use of the electronic devices for monitoring student performance and interviewed regarding the use of the devices and their…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Handheld Devices, Computer Assisted Testing, Experienced Teachers
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Milone, Michael – Computers in the Schools, 2005
Exemplary Web-based schools are as different as they are similar. The schools featured in this section have applied technology in unique ways to meet the needs of their students. Five examples are cited across the U.S.: Lemon Grove School District, Lemon Grove, California; Virginia Beach City Public Schools, Virginia Beach, Virginia; Carlsbad…
Descriptors: Internet, School Districts
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Kahn, Jessica; Pred, Robert – Computers in the Schools, 2002
The design, implementation, and evaluation of the second phase in a two-year faculty development initiative by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium on Higher Education (SEPCHE) is presented. The initiative addressed instruction of SEPCHE faculty in the use of technology in college teaching. Six workshops were conducted for faculty in specific…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Workshops, Faculty Development, College Instruction