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  1. Looking Across the New Digital Divide: A Comparison of Inservice and Preservice Teacher Perceptions of Mobile Phone Integration

    Kevin Thomas, Bellarmine University, United States; Blanche O'Bannon, University of Tennessee, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 23, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 561–581

    Abstract This study compared the perceptions of 1,121 inservice teachers and 245 preservice teachers in Kentucky and Tennessee to determine the difference in their support for the use of mobile... More

    pp. 561-581

  2. Developing an instrument for the growth of college students’ e-tutoring competencies

    Chih-Feng Chien, Ching-Jung Liao & Brent G. Walters, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 911–915

    As technology application has adopted to provide academic support ubiquitously, the presence of e-tutoring has grown for decreasing educational budgets and reducing the digital divide. However,... More

    pp. 911-915

  3. Problematic Issues in Digital Storytelling

    R. Lester Walsh & Dale Hoskisson, Valley City State University, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 220–225

    Storytelling plays an integral role in teaching and learning. With the appearance of digital storytelling (stories created through the tools of interactive media), the presence and scope of... More

    pp. 220-225

  4. The Virtual Early College Dilemma: Digital Immigrants versus Digital Natives in the Classroom!

    Eric Kisling & Scott Williams, East Carolina University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1022–1026

    Teaching virtual early college courses appears to be a task similar to teaching regular college students. However, faculty are finding that high school students are more connected to their... More

    pp. 1022-1026

  5. Research Priorities in Mobile Learning: An International Delphi Study

    Yu-Chang Hsu, Yu-Hui Ching & Chareen Snelson

    Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology Vol. 40, No. 2 (2014)

    Along with advancing mobile technologies and proliferating mobile devices and applications, mobile learning research has gained great momentum in recent years. While there have been review articles... More

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  6. A Typology for Analyzing Digital Curricula in Mathematics Education

    Jeffrey Choppin, Cynthia Carson, Zenon Borys, Cathleen Cerosaletti & Robert Gillis

    Grantee Submission Vol. 2, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 11–25

    Digital content is increasingly present in U.S. K-12 classrooms, with a current push by federal officials to increase the rate at which digital textbooks are adopted. While some teachers' use ... More

    pp. 11-25

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  7. An Exploratory Study on the Digital Identity Formation of Korean University EFL Learners

    Jang Ho Lee & Heyoung Kim

    English Teaching: Practice and Critique Vol. 13, No. 3 (December 2014) pp. 149–172

    The present study aims to sketch the contours of new media ecology for Korean university students as well as to examine how these learners shape and negotiate their digital identity by using social... More

    pp. 149-172

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  8. Determinants of digital inequality in universities: the case of Ecuador

    Juan Torres-Diaz, Universidad Tecnica Particular de Loja; Josep Duart, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya

    Journal of e-Learning and Knowledge Society Vol. 11, No. 3 (Sep 30, 2015)

    The digital divide was initially defined by socioeconomic variables, mainly the level of family income, but now it focuses on how the Internet is used and is called digital inequality. In the case ... More

  9. Interactive-GIS-Tutor (IGIST) integration: Creating a digital space gateway within a textbook-bound South African Geography class

    Elfrieda Fleischmann, Cedar College of Education, South Africa; Christo Van der Westhuizen, North West Univeristy (NWU), South Africa; Dirk Cilliers, North West University (NWU), South Africa

    International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 11, No. 2 (Aug 31, 2015)

    Currently there is a global drive among political and educational institutions to implement geographic information system (GIS) practice in secondary schools. However, Geography teachers worldwide,... More

  10. Commentary: Revisiting “Guidelines for Using Technology to Prepare Social Studies Teachers”

    Richard Hartshorne & Scott Waring, University of Central Florida, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 2 (June 2015) pp. 201–208

    In "Guidelines for Using Technology to Prepare Social Studies Teachers" (Hicks, Lee, Berson, Bolick, & Diem, 2014), the authors revisit and revise a series of principles focusing on the preparation... More

    pp. 201-208

  11. Teachers Perception in a Technology Integration Workshop: Implications for Professional Development in the Digital Age

    Kele Anyanwu, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

    Issues and Trends in Educational Technology Vol. 3, No. 1 (Jun 24, 2015)

    School districts are embracing innovative technology applications by increasing the accessibility of Web 2.0 applications from district networks. Workshops on these applications have become the... More

  12. Looking Across the New Digital Divide: A Comparison of Inservice and Preservice Teacher Perceptions of Mobile Phone Integration

    Kevin Thomas, Bellarmine University, United States; Blanche O'Bannon, University of Tennessee, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 3460–3467

    This study compared the perceptions of 1121 inservice teachers and 245 preservice teachers in Kentucky and Tennessee to determine the difference in their support for the use of mobile phones in the... More

    pp. 3460-3467

  13. 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

  14. Digital Democracy: Panelists will share technology-based projects for empowering marginalized populations in K-12 and adult education. Attendees will be invited to discuss uses of technology for addressing a deepening digital divide in the U.S.

    Karin Wiburg, New Mexico State University, United States; Ken Tellez, Mesquite Learning Center, Dona Ana Community College, United States; Armando Altamirano, New Mexico State Univesity, United States; Julia Parra, New Mexico State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2122–2124

    The Digital Divide has been deepening over the last 10 years. As those with power have become increasingly knowledgeable in the uses of technology for their educational work and workforce... More

    pp. 2122-2124

  15. Inequalities in Online Education

    Alice Lai, State University of New York - Empire State College, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 674–681

    The rapid advancement of learning technologies has brought a myriad of research on the implications of the technology on online postsecondary education. Researchers are particularly concerned about... More

    pp. 674-681

  16. Does Making ICT Accessible to K-12 Students Eliminate the Digital Divide – A Social Capital Perspective and FATIH Project Case in Turkey

    Demet Cengiz, Ministry Of Education, Turkey; Osman Coskunoglu, METU, Turkey

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 667–670

    The purpose of this study is twofold: (1) A comprehensive review of the research on the different forms and sources of digital divide in order to understand implications for the use of digital... More

    pp. 667-670

  17. Educational and Social Correlates of the Digital Divide for Rural and Urban Children: A Study on Primary School Students in a Provincial City of China

    Yan Li & Maria Ranieri

    Computers & Education Vol. 60, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 197–209

    Over the last decades, the issue of digital divide has received particular attention from international bodies and researchers in Western countries. One of the main reasons for this growing... More

    pp. 197-209

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  18. Native American Indian tribal college and university students: A qualitative study of the digital divide

    Nathan Walts, University of Phoenix, United States

    (2011) pp. 1–222

    Access to quality computers and Internet connections are integral tools that provide the opportunity to compete, communicate, and gather information globally. The digital divide is an integral... More

    pp. 1-222

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  19. Bridging the digital divide: Infusing digital storytelling to improve literacy instruction among students in rural Bhutan

    Khendum Gyabak, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States

    (2009) pp. 1–104

    The purpose of this qualitative study is to examine the digital divide among public school students in rural Bhutan. The study presents several broad themes relevant to technological innovation,... More

    pp. 1-104

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  20. Digital skills acquisition: Future trends among older adults

    Brian K. Gilliam, University of La Verne, United States

    (2011) pp. 1–208

    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify future trends and barriers that will either facilitate or impede the narrowing of the digital skills divide among older adults during the next 10 ... More

    pp. 1-208

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