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Al-Harthi, Aisha Salim Ali; Campbell, Chris; Karimi, Arafeh – Computers in the Schools, 2018
This study aimed to develop, validate, and trial a rubric for evaluating the cloud-based learning designs (CBLD) that were developed by teachers using virtual learning environments. The rubric was developed using the technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) framework, with rubric development including content and expert validation of…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Scoring Rubrics, Interrater Reliability, Content Validity
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Cattaneo, Alberto A. P.; van der Meij, Hans; Sauli, Florinda – Computers in the Schools, 2018
Recent technological advances are rekindling educational interest in hypervideo (HV). HV provides a good opportunity for enhanced teaching and learning thanks to its affordances for interactivity (advanced navigation control, hyperlinking with supplementary materials, and communication options). This study investigated how these functionalities…
Descriptors: Interactive Video, Vocational Education, Educational Technology, Technology Integration
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Park, Sanghoon; Braud, Allison – Computers in the Schools, 2017
This study examined the effects of different multimedia design modalities on middle-school students' motivation and achievement in history and also sought to determine whether an interaction effect on achievement occurs between students' prior knowledge and the different multimedia design modalities. Two groups of eighth-grade students enrolled in…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Student Motivation, Academic Achievement, Multimedia Instruction
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Kim, Daesang; Downey, Steve – Computers in the Schools, 2016
Heinich et al. (1999) introduced the ASSURE model to guide teachers in how to plan and deliver lessons that effectively integrate technology into their classroom teaching. Its straightforward, practical approach has made it one of the most widely taught instructional models in the education arena. However, for all of its widespread use, there is…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Technology Integration
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Crawford, Lindy – Computers in the Schools, 2013
This study measured the effects of an online supplementary mathematics curriculum designed for middle school English language learners who speak Spanish as a first language. A randomized experiment measured the achievement differences between middle school English language learners who used the Web-based HELP Math (Help with English Language…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Mathematics Instruction, Middle School Students, English Language Learners
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Siko, Jason P.; Barbour, Michael K. – Computers in the Schools, 2012
While researchers are examining the role of playing games to learn, others are looking at using game design as an instructional tool. However, game-design software may require additional time to train both teachers and students. In this article, the authors discuss the use of Microsoft PowerPoint as a tool for game-design instruction and the…
Descriptors: Games, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Educational Games, Computer Uses in Education
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Wentworth, Nancy; Monroe, Eula E. – Computers in the Schools, 2011
Technology-enhanced mathematics tasks were introduced to elementary pre-service candidates (n = 84) and in-service teachers (n = 38), who then, either in partners or small groups, created and taught inquiry-based lessons incorporating technology, with individual reflections. The lessons were coded using the following criteria: (a) The students…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Mathematics Instruction, Inquiry
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Watson, Sunnie Lee; Watson, William R. – Computers in the Schools, 2011
New approaches to instruction are increasingly being advocated to meet the needs of diverse learners. Educational researchers have identified the further development and application of computer-based instruction technologies for managing differentiated learning for all students as essential for shifting to a learner-centered paradigm of…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Disadvantaged, Educational Change, Learner Controlled Instruction
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Smith, Judith J.; Dobson, Ellen – Computers in the Schools, 2011
New information and communications technologies (ICT) are redefining teacher education. A university faculty member and an instructional technology consultant incorporated information and communications technologies within a graduate university methods course. The following research questions explored student perceptions of using Web 2.0 tools as…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Methods Courses, Literacy, Educational Technology
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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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Shores, Melanie L.; Smith, Tommy G. – Computers in the Schools, 2011
The overarching goal of this four-phase, in-service project--Girls Engaged in Mathematics and Science--was to change attitudes, behavior, pedagogy, and curriculum for girls through the provision of a vibrant, engaging, digital portal program with media that extends learning beyond the traditional classroom. Described here, Phases I and II were…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, STEM Education, Lesson Plans, Females
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Ausband, Leigh T.; Schultheis, Klaudia – Computers in the Schools, 2010
This paper describes an international project completed by groups of pre-service elementary education students in four countries. Students utilized Web 2.0 technologies to design and conduct a study on a topic of their choosing related to curriculum and instruction, in elementary schools. This paper also presents results of a survey given to two…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Technology Uses in Education
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Cavanaugh, Terence W.; Cavanaugh, Cathy – Computers in the Schools, 2008
The online courses studied here used the visual medium of the interactive geographic map as a form of dialogue to reduce students' sense of transactional distance during the course, build their skills with Web 2.0 media, and increase their motivation. Using the dynamic map and the related online spreadsheet, the course participants created digital…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Online Courses, Team Training, Maps
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Liu, Leping; Maddux, Cleborne D. – Computers in the Schools, 2008
This article presents a study of Web 2.0 articles intended to (a) analyze the content of what is written and (b) develop a statistical model to predict whether authors' write about the need for new instructional design strategies and models. Eighty-eight technology articles were subjected to lexical analysis and a logistic regression model was…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Content Analysis, Journal Articles, Predictor Variables
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Figg, Candace; Burson, Jenny – Computers in the Schools, 2006
Using computer technology to support authentic learning activities produces effective learning environments when two situations occur-the teacher understands how technology tools can be used in delivering instruction and the students have access to the tools anywhere and anytime. The use of handheld computers in classrooms hints at the possibility…
Descriptors: Computers, Access to Computers, Educational Environment, Learning Activities
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