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  1. Primary Education Project in Macedonia: A Case Study

    William Warrick, Spotsylvania County Public Schools, United States; Vasil Ivanoski, Ss. Kliment Ohridski, Macedonia; Petar Nikoloski, Academy for Education Development, Macedonia

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 270–276

    Abstract: During the 2007-2008 school year, USAID’s Primary Education Project (PEP) designed, developed, and implemented a plan to pilot the use of instructional technology in 14 primary schools in... More

    pp. 270-276

  2. An Overview of K-12 Online Learning in the United States of America

    Susan Patrick & Allison Powell, North American Council for Online Learning, United States

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) p. 235

    Get the latest scoop on the online learning landscape across all 50 states in the USA – plus emerging trends and important policies. A national and global perspective on the trends in education,... More

    p. 235

  3. Leadership for Technology Adoption in a Reform Community

    Nancy Allen, Tarfa Nasser Alnaimi & Huda Ak Lubaisi, Qatar University, Qatar

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 216–220

    The Gulf State of Qatar is experiencing a time in history of immense wealth and rapid change. The schools system is being completed restructured. It is a time when wise decisions must be made by... More

    pp. 216-220

  4. Searching for the Evaluation Indicators of U-learning Initiatives

    Insook Lee, Sejong University, Korea (South); Seungyeon Han, Hanyang Cyber University, Korea (South)

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 184–187

    The purpose of this study has two folds: 1) to develop indicators to measure u-learning experimental schools’ effectiveness; and 2) to test indicators by evaluating first year’s achievement of... More

    pp. 184-187

  5. Elementary and Middle School Teachers’, Students’ and Parents’ Perception of Robot-Aided Education in Korea

    EunKyoung Lee & YoungJun Lee, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South); Bokyung Kye & Beomseog Ko, Korea Education & Research Information Service, Korea (South)

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 175–183

    Recently, the intelligent service robot has become a new educational medium that can provide customized learning services by moving autonomously, controlling itself, and making cognitive judgments ... More

    pp. 175-183

  6. A Case Study Examining the Transfer of Information Literacy Across Subjects in Hong Kong Primary Schools

    Ning Kon-ying, Ho Ming Primary School, Hong Kong; David M Kennedy, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 166–174

    In different countries, Information Literacy (IL) is taught by class teachers in different subjects and also by librarians. However, in Hong Kong primary schools, IL is only taught by teachers of... More

    pp. 166-174

  7. The Thin Client Wireless Broadband Network Proejct in the Irish Primary School Sector - An analysis of Baseline Data

    Miriam Judge, Dublin City University, Ireland

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 145–153

    The Thin Client wireless broadband project, is a pilot initiative involving a cluster of nine primary schools based in North County Dublin, Ireland. It is a four year project designed to... More

    pp. 145-153

  8. Waltzing from Needs and Necessity to Comfort and Convenience: Online and Distance Learning at the Upper Secondary Level

    Solveig Jakobsdottir, Iceland University of Education; University of Iceland, Iceland

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 129–134

    Administrators in all 29 high schools/junior colleges in Iceland were contacted in the fall of 2005 and again in the fall of 2006 and interviewed regarding distance learning (DL) and uses of... More

    pp. 129-134

  9. Evaluation of The Intelligent Classes In North Cyprus

    Huseyin Yaratan, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkey; Aytekin Isman, Sakarya University, Turkey; Hale Alibaba Erden & Hamit Caner, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkey; Ozlem Canan, Sakarya University, Turkey

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 117–122

    As importance of technology has been realized by the administrators working for the ministry of Education, they have started being active by establishing smart classrooms to some schools since 2006... More

    pp. 117-122

  10. The REACT© software program: a promising way to surmount the technical and educational challenges associated with interactive distance learning in Australia

    Brian Devlin, Charles darwin University, Australia

    EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 74–83

    This paper complements another ED-MEDIA 2008 presentation which explains how e-learning has helped to reduce the isolation of rural and remote Australians as they engage in interactive distance e... More

    pp. 74-83

  11. Opus in the Classroom: Striking CoRDS with Content-Related Digital Storytelling

    Teshia Roby, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 133–144

    Writing personal narratives provides students with additional techniques for making deeper connections to subject matter. Content-related narrative development offers a departure from the... More

    pp. 133-144

  12. Effect of Cooperative Learning On Academic Achievement of Physics Course

    Mohammadreza Keramati, University of Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 29, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 155–173

    Abstract: This paper reports the results of an investigation on the effect of cooperative learning on academic achievement of physics course. Cooperative learning was employed to experimental group... More

    pp. 155-173

  13. The Impact of Digital Tools on Middle School Science Literacy

    Randy Yerrick & Joseph Johnson, SUNY, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (September 2009) pp. 280–315

    This mixed methods study examined the effects of inserting laptops and science technology tools in middle school environments. Working together with a local university, middle school science... More

    pp. 280-315

  14. Transfer of Online Professional Learning to Teachers’ Classroom Practice

    Anthony Herrington, Jan Herrington, Garry Hoban & Doug Reid, University of Wollongong, Australia

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 189–213

    Professional learning is an important process in enabling teachers to update their pedagogical knowledge and practices. The use of online technologies to support professional learning has a number ... More

    pp. 189-213

  15. Formulating Guidelines for Instructional Planning in Technology Enhanced Learning Environments

    Cher Ping Lim, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 55–74

    Several studies have shown the complexities that teachers faced when planning for instruction in technology enhanced learning environments (TELE). Although classroom-oriented instructional... More

    pp. 55-74

  16. Adaptive versus Learner Control in a Multiple Intelligence Learning Environment

    Declan Kelly, National College of Ireland, Ireland

    Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 307–336

    Abstract: Within the field of technology enhanced learning, adaptive educational systems offer an advanced form of learning environment that attempts to meet the needs of different students. Such... More

    pp. 307-336

  17. Prospects for the Use of Mobile Technologies in Science Education

    Lucy Avraamidou, University of Nicosia, Cyprus

    AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 347–365

    During the past few years there have been great strides in the advancement of technology with the rise of mobile devices leading to an era characterized by the instant access to and mobility of... More

    pp. 347-365

  18. E-Publishing’s Impact on Learning in an Inclusive Sixth Grade Social Studies Classroom

    James Gentry, Tarleton State University, United States

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 19, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 455–467

    This study combined the use of student authored books and the use of children's literature with a process created by Conden and McGuffee (2001) described as e-publishing, which uses students... More

    pp. 455-467

  19. A Proposal for Ozone Science Podcasting in a Middle Science Classroom

    Debra Piecka & Elaine Studnicki, Duquesne University, United States; Michelle Zuckerman-Parker, Allegheny Singer Research Institute, Center for Genomic Studies, United States

    AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 203–233

    The use of podcasting has grown exponentially. Research projects are racing to keep up with this growth to understand implications for learning and instruction. This project specifically attempts... More

    pp. 203-233

  20. Editorial: Developing Technology Policies for Effective Classroom Practice

    Glen Bull, Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, United States; John Park, Association for Science Teacher Education, United States; Michael Searson, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, United States; Ann Thompson, Journal of Computers in Teacher Education, United States; Punya Mishra & Matthew J. Koehler, Michigan State University, United States; Gerald Knezek, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, United States

    Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 3 (September 2007) pp. 129–139

    Our goal in this editorial is to set the stage for interdisciplinary collaborations to tackle the wicked problem of technology integration in teaching. The CITE Journal is published by a coalition ... More

    pp. 129-139