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Lorenzo, Manuel Ferraz; Trujillo, Cristian Machado – Computers in the Schools, 2018
Information and communication technologies (ICT) have brought about renewed spaces for the societies of today, full of possibility and transformation. Bordering on the infinite, these spaces have generated new activities and behaviors. This technological scenario is now commonplace, an everyday reality that has taken root in our lives with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Processes, Information Technology, Communications
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Blau, Ina; Grinberg, Ronen; Shamir-Inbal, Tamar – Computers in the Schools, 2018
This study examines the meaning attributed to the contribution of technology to pedagogical practices from the perspective of school ICT leaders. While previous studies use metaphors for bottom-up exploration, this study employs an innovative combination of bottom-up and top-down metaphor analysis based on two frameworks: (a) metaphors of general…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Influence of Technology, Semi Structured Interviews, Coordinators
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Imbriale, Ryan; Schiner, Nicholas; Elmendorf, Douglas – Computers in the Schools, 2017
Baltimore County Public Schools is in the midst of a transformation of teaching and learning; the goal being the creation of student-centered classrooms supported by a one-to-one computer for every student. This transformation, known as Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow, began in 2014 and is now in its third academic year. We present this…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Computer Uses in Education, Access to Computers, Educational Technology
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Pautz, Stefani; Sadera, William A. – Computers in the Schools, 2017
School districts have been placed under increasing pressure to equalize student access to technology and equip students with the skills necessary to be competitive in a global economy. In response, a growing number of schools have sought an irreversible and dramatic departure from past practices, a second-order change, to learner-centered…
Descriptors: Principals, School Districts, Phenomenology, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lindstrom, Denise L.; Niederhauser, Dale S. – Computers in the Schools, 2016
The authors, working from a "new literacies studies" perspective, suggest that educators can better teach their students if they develop their own knowledge of the purposes, types, and language conventions students use in their informal out-of-school literacy practices. The purpose of this study was to identify the literacy practices…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Literacy, Media Literacy, Classroom Communication
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Hutchison, Amy C.; Woodward, Lindsay – Computers in the Schools, 2014
The Common Core State Standards produce a need to understand how digital tools can support literacy instruction. The purpose of this case study was to explore how a language arts teacher's integration of computers and iPads empowered and constrained her and the resulting classroom instruction. Constraining factors included (a) inadequate…
Descriptors: Language Arts, Technology Uses in Education, Performance Factors, Barriers
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Cardoza, Yanet; Tunks, Jeanne – Computers in the Schools, 2014
This case study explored teachers' concerns, use, and actual practices in their adoption of the Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) initiative. Participants were 12 secondary teachers in a private school setting. The Concerns-Based Adoption Model tools provided data: Stages of Concern Questionnaire (SoCQ), Levels of Use interview, and the Innovation…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Technology Uses in Education, Case Studies, Teacher Attitudes
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Thomas, Kevin M.; O'Bannon, Blanche W.; Bolton, Natalie – Computers in the Schools, 2013
Historically viewed as a disruption by teachers, cell phones have been banned from 69% of classrooms (Common Sense Media, 2009). The increased ubiquity and instructional features of cell phones have prompted some teachers to re-evaluate the ban and consider the benefits associated with allowing cell phones in the classroom. This study surveyed 79…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Handheld Devices, Inclusion, Barriers
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Lin, Lin; Bigenho, Chris – Computers in the Schools, 2011
Through this study the authors investigated undergraduate students' memory recall in three media environments with three note-taking options, following an A x B design with nine experiments. The three environments included no-distraction, auditory-distraction, and auditory-visual-distraction; while the three note-taking options included…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Notetaking, Recall (Psychology), Educational Experiments
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Liu, Leping; Jones, Paul E.; Sadera, William A. – Computers in the Schools, 2010
Instructional practices in schools have been constantly changing over the years, and educators' knowledge about these practices is an important factor that influences their effective use. This paper presents an examination of teachers' knowledge and perception of 24 instructional practices commonly used in the field of education, especially in the…
Descriptors: Inservice Teacher Education, Education Courses, Educational Practices, Teaching Methods
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MacKinnon, Gregory; MacKinnon, Paula – Computers in the Schools, 2010
The following study examines the implementation of learning technologies in Guyana, South America. Specifically, the study addresses the impact of using interactive radio instruction for teaching mathematics and SuccessMaker software for enhancing literacy skills. The research results were based on surveys, interviews, classroom observations, and…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Technology Integration, Foreign Countries, Educational Technology
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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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Buffington, Melanie L. – Computers in the Schools, 2008
Web 2.0 has the potential to dramatically affect educational practices in a variety of ways. Within the field of art education, students and teachers can utilize Web 2.0 to further student understanding and art-making. The potential for students to create the Web is an aspect of Web 2.0 that is particularly well suited for an art classroom.…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Practices, Internet, Art Activities
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Baek, Eun-Ok; Freehling, Seth – Computers in the Schools, 2007
This qualitative research study examines the home use of Information and Communicative Technologies (ICT) by high school students living in economically disadvantaged households. The students' use of ICT was for the purpose of completing assigned and unassigned homework outside of the traditional high school setting. Student participants in the…
Descriptors: Homework, Qualitative Research, Family (Sociological Unit), Economically Disadvantaged
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Yoon, Foo Seau; Ho, Jeanne; Hedberg, John G. – Computers in the Schools, 2006
This study examined how six Singapore teachers approached the design and implementation of a unit of work (topic) to demonstrate exemplary classroom practices that engage learners and use ICT in knowledge-generative rather than presentational activities. After a reflection and feedback session on the first lesson observation involving the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Instructional Effectiveness
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