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Fagan, Mary Helen – Computers in the Schools, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore the acceptance of mobile learning by students in a higher education setting. The unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT) was extended to include hedonic motivation, operationalized as enjoyment, as well as social influence in a field study involving the adoption of iPad mobile devices.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education
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Djamàa, Sara – Computers in the Schools, 2018
In light of the paramount value placed on critical thinking (CT) in higher education and the scarcity of research into the use of cinematic adaptations to this end, this study investigated the incorporation of film into the source literature to hone students' cognitive skills in the areas of analysis, inference, evaluation, induction, and…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Mehring, Jeff – Computers in the Schools, 2016
The flipped classroom can support the implementation of a communicative, student-centered learning environment in the English as a foreign language classroom. Unfortunately, there is little research which supports the incorporation of flipped learning in the English as a foreign language classroom. Numerous studies have focused on flipped learning…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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McLaughlin, Jacqueline E.; White, Paul J.; Khanova, Julia; Yuriev, Elizabeth – Computers in the Schools, 2016
This case report explored the implementation of flipped classrooms at two higher education institutions. Experiences and publications from the institutions were used to identify and describe common themes, including successes and challenges encountered along with potential solutions to common misalignments, particularly as related to…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Homework, Technology Uses in Education
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Felvegi, Emese; Matthew, Kathryn I. – Computers in the Schools, 2012
In this article the authors present a review of literature from multiple disciplines pertaining to using eBooks in the classroom in order to understand the underlying literacy and technology related issues and challenges. eBooks brought about changes in how students learn to read, and in how they read to learn. They require students to learn new…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Literacy, Books, Electronic Publishing
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Beck, Dennis; Eno, Jenni – Computers in the Schools, 2012
A literature review of 121 peer-reviewed articles, books, and conference proceedings was conducted to determine the signature pedagogies of social studies education and technology integration. The authors found that the signature social studies pedagogy is based on two primary instructional models: direct-instruction and inquiry-based,…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Social Studies
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Baron, Josh; Willis, Jerry; Lee, Reba-Anna – Computers in the Schools, 2010
A number of contemporary factors have combined to create a situation that encourages and supports international collaboration among institutions of higher education. Factors such as the globalization of the economy, the increasingly international nature of higher education, and the development of an inexpensive and virtually worldwide system of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Information Technology, Educational Technology
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Willis, Jerry; Baron, Josh; Lee, Reba-Anna; Gozza-Cohen, Mary; Currie, Amity – Computers in the Schools, 2010
This paper looks at the process of collaboratively creating and disseminating information resources, such as journals, books, papers, and multimedia resources in higher education. This process has been facilitated and encouraged by two relatively new movements, open-source and, especially, open access. The most definitive expression of the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Higher Education, Social Support Groups, Textbooks
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Murphy, Diane M.; King, Frederick B.; Brown, Scott W. – Computers in the Schools, 2007
Several university researchers were invited to assist in the implementation and study of a Laptop Initiative for high school students. This initiative provided laptop computers for 247 students and 24 teachers who were grouped into ninth grade learning clusters at three schools. The research on the program's impact focused on student, teacher, and…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Computers, Educational Technology, Grade 9
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Harmer, Andrea J.; Cates, Ward Mitchell – Computers in the Schools, 2007
Engaging middle-school students in scientific inquiry is typically recognized as important, but difficult. Designed to foster learner engagement, this method used an online, problem-based, science inquiry that investigated the West Nile virus during four weeks of collaborative classroom sessions. The inquiry prototype was authored in WISE, the…
Descriptors: Internet, Science Instruction, Science Education, Middle School Students
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Christensen, Rhonda; Knezek, Gerald – Computers in the Schools, 2007
The Millennium Project was funded by the U.S. Department of Education Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) program for four years spanning 1999-2003. The project was led by the University of North Texas and sought to increase the quantity as well as quality of technology-infusing educators entering the workforce as classroom…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Teachers, Educational Technology, Preservice Teachers
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Santhiveeran, Janaki – Computers in the Schools, 2005
The main purpose of this article is to discuss possibilities and concerns associated with building online communication into on-campus and online distance education courses. This article presents guidelines related to teaching strategies and procedures that maximize the integration of online communication in higher education. A sample of feedback…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Teaching Methods, Education Courses, Constructivism (Learning)
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Graham, Charles; Culatta, Richard; Pratt, Mitchell; West, Richard – Computers in the Schools, 2004
Teacher education programs in the United States are trying to equip tomorrow's teachers with the technology skills needed to impact learning in the classroom. During the past decade there has been a realization that teaching technology skills alone is not adequate-- pre-service teachers must also learn how to integrate the use of technology into…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Technology Integration, Educational Technology
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Teles, Lucio; Gillies, Mary Ann; Ashton, Stacy – Computers in the Schools, 2002
This paper discusses the use of online classroom collaborative environments to support the face-to-face teaching of a graduate course in English Literature. Online data from graduate students and the professor were collected and analyzed. Results show that students benefit from the online interaction to learn English Literature. There are,…
Descriptors: Interaction, Graduate Students, English Literature, Higher Education
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Gonzales, Carmen L.; De Montes, Laura Sujo – Computers in the Schools, 2002
Distance education is changing the landscape of higher education and many faculty are now developing Web-based courses. This paper describes the lessons learned by the authors' experiences and research and offers a specific set of pedagogical and assessment strategies that they have found to be successful in online settings. The authors have found…
Descriptors: Internet, Elementary Secondary Education, Distance Education, Computer Uses in Education
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