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  1. School Finance and Technology: A Case Study Using Grid and Group Theory to Explore the Connections

    Stephoni Case & Edward L. Harris

    Educational Considerations Vol. 41, No. 2 (2014) pp. 33–42

    Using grid and group theory (Douglas 1982, 2011), the study described in this article examined the intersections of technology and school finance in four schools located in districts differing in... More

    pp. 33-42

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  2. Modelling the intention to use technology for teaching mathematics among pre-service teachers in Serbia

    Timothy Teo, University of Macau; Verica Milutinovic, University of Kragujevac

    Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 31, No. 4 (Nov 01, 2015)

    This study aims to examine the variables that influence Serbian pre-service teachers’ intention to use technology to teach mathematics. Using the technology acceptance model (TAM) as the framework,... More

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  3. “Here’s the Thing” or “Here’s the Problem”? A Reexamination of the Focus of E-Learning Research

    Thomas Reeves, University of Georgia, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning Vol. 2015, No. 1 (Oct 21, 2015)

    There has been a virtual explosion of e-learning research over the past two decades with thousands of papers published in refereed journals and/or presented at professional conferences. Much of... More

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  4. A dataset from TIMSS to examine the relationship between computer use and mathematics achievement

    Djordje M. Kadijevich

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 5 (Sep 01, 2015) pp. 984–987

    Because the relationship between computer use and achievement is still puzzling, there is a need to prepare and analyze good quality datasets on computer use and achievement. Such a dataset can be ... More

    pp. 984-987

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  5. Realization of a Platform-Independent Web-Application for Engineering Education

    Henning Siemund, Michael Kracht & Holger Goebel, Helmut Schmidt University, Hamburg

    International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) Vol. 8, No. 1 (Mar 09, 2015) pp. 45–47

    In this paper an approach to realizing a web-based and interactive learning environment for engineering education is presented which is runnable on conventional desktop computers as well as on... More

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  6. An Exploration Study of RimbaIlmu: A Qualitative Evaluation of Shared Single Display Groupware in Sarawak, Malaysia

    Cheah Waishiang, Edwin Mit & Marlene Lu

    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 10, No. 1 (Feb 21, 2015) pp. 79–86

    Shared single display groupware that enables collaboration among people from different cultures and social practices encourages peer learning and teaching, whilst strengthening communication skills... More

    pp. 79-86

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  7. Factors influencing student preference when comparing handwriting and typing for essay style examinations

    Nora Mogey & Andrew Fluck

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 4 (Jul 01, 2015) pp. 793–802

    It seems anachronistic that we expect students to handwrite essay examinations when almost all their other work is mediated by computer. Two universities, one in the UK and one in Australia, are... More

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  8. Orchestrating the XO computer with digital and conventional resources to teach mathematics

    A. Díaz, M. Nussbaum & I. Varela

    Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 31, No. 3 (Jun 01, 2015) pp. 202–219

    Recent research has suggested that simply providing each child with a computer does not lead to an improvement in learning. Given that dozens of countries across the world are purchasing computers ... More

    pp. 202-219

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  9. The rhetoric of reform and teachers' use of ICT

    Charalambos Vrasidas

    British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 2 (Mar 30, 2015) pp. 370–380

    During the last two decades, the Cyprus Education System has been undergoing systematic reform efforts. Within the spirit of change, efforts have been made to equip all public schools with... More

    pp. 370-380

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  10. Les usages numériques éducatifs des élèves allophones issus de l’immigration récente: une étude exploratoire / Educational digital uses by allophone students from recent immigration: an exploratory study

    Simon Collin, Hamid Saffari & Jacob Kamta, Universit du Qubec Montral

    Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 41, No. 1 (Mar 12, 2015)

    L’objectif de cet article est de dresser un portrait des usages numériques éducatifs des élèves allophones issus de l’immigration récente, notamment en lien avec leurs usages numériques non... More

  11. Using Technology to Support the Writing of Students with Learning Disabilities

    David Rago, National University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2985–2987

    Technology is prevalent in the lives of students. There are more classrooms today with computers and internet access. There are ways to use technology for the purpose of supporting students with ... More

    pp. 2985-2987

  12. The Influence of the Computer on Third-Grade Primary School Students’ Collaborative Skills and Performance in a History Lesson

    Charoula Angeli & Andri Tsaggari, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2889–2893

    The research examined the influence of the computer on the collaborative skills of dyads, students’ individual collaborative skills, and students’ performance in a third-grade history lesson,... More

    pp. 2889-2893

  13. Teachers' Decision Making Using Data from Online Assessment Recording System

    David Pugalee, Center for STEM Education, UNC Charlotte, United States; Michelle Stephan, Vic Cifarelli, Drew Polly & Shagufta Raja, UNC Charlotte, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2754–2757

    Teachers using a web-based elementary mathematics assessment system focused on students’ understanding of number concepts have the flexibility to assess students at multiple time points with... More

    pp. 2754-2757

  14. Facilitating Classroom Technology Use through Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)

    Kathleen Gumber, Ventura County Office of Education, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2316–2320

    Access to computers and technology in the classroom does not guarantee teachers will be able or willing to incorporate technology into instruction. Other barriers to incorporation, inherent in the ... More

    pp. 2316-2320

  15. Digital Divide: Will Mobile Technology Lead the Change?

    Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College of Education and Mofet, Israel; Ferial Khaddage, Deakin University, Australia; Melda Yildiz, Kean University, United States; Adalheidur Reed, UNT, United States; Asmaa N. Ganayem, Al Qasemi college of education, Israel

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 723–726

    In this panel, we redefine the "digital divide” from a global point of view. We bring examples from K-12 and higher education institutions highlighting Turkey, Israel, Iceland and Australia. This... More

    pp. 723-726

  16. The Nature of Peer-Peer Interaction in Internet-Supported Collaboration: A Case Study in Freshman English Class in Taiwan

    Yi Chin Hsieh, Indiana University at Bloomington, IN, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2076–2082

    The prevalence of Internet access in the classroom has created a powerful learning environment. The combination of technology and collaboration is receiving research attention. This study explores ... More

    pp. 2076-2082

  17. The Influence of Class Sets of Mobile Devices on Student Learning

    Nick Lux & Art Bangert, Montana State University, United States; Miles McGeehan & Rob Watson, Bozeman School District, United States; Kathryn Will-Dubyak, Montana State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1658–1666

    This quantitative study, part of a larger mixed-methods study, focused specifically on investigating the influence on student achievement of class sets of Chromebook computers. In this case, a... More

    pp. 1658-1666

  18. Instructors’ First Time Experience with iPads in Traditional Classrooms

    Ju Park, Indiana University Northwest, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1015–1017

    This pilot study examines how faculty members have positively and negatively experienced the use of Apple iPads at physical classroom (brick & mortar classroom), supported by the Faculty Learning... More

    pp. 1015-1017

  19. Reducing Software Costs and Improving Performance with Server Based Computing

    Douglas Brinkley, Graduate School of Business and Public Policy, Naval Postgraduate School, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 199–204

    Classroom computing in graduate education continues to grow as more and more schools include the use of sophisticated software programs in their curriculums. Unfortunately many of these statistics... More

    pp. 199-204

  20. Commonalities and Distinctive Patterns in Teachers' Integration of Computers

    Martha Hadley & Karen Sheingold

    American Journal of Education Vol. 101, No. 3 (1993) pp. 261–315

    Studies teachers who use computers in their classrooms and how computers are used. Surveys of 608 teachers (576 schools) indicate that motivated and professional teachers have learned to use... More

    pp. 261-315

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