From Drab Lab to Fab Lab: Using Classroom Control Software and Smartboards to Enhance Student Experiences in Computer Labs
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Pownell, D. (2004). From Drab Lab to Fab Lab: Using Classroom Control Software and Smartboards to Enhance Student Experiences in Computer Labs. In R. Ferdig et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (pp. 4237-4238). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE) 2004
Atlanta, GA, USA
Richard Ferdig, Caroline Crawford, Roger Carlsen, Niki Davis, Jerry Price, Roberta Weber & Dee Anna Willis
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A majority of teacher preparation programs require that students take technology courses which are often given in computer labs. There are many advantages to computer labs such as the ability for direct instruction and shared resources. However, there are also disadvantages. Students may not being able to see well and easily get "lost." They may check email or surf the web at inappropriate times. Classroom control software and smartboards can be used to alleviate these problems. Classroom control software allows instructors to broadcast their screen to all student computers during instruction. They can also broadcast student screens to the entire class for informal presentations or "lock" screens to keep students focused. Smartboards allow instructors to highlight parts of their computer screens with lines and arrows to draw attention to important points. Combining these tools allows instructors and students to enjoy effective and productive use of time in technology labs.
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