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Bull, Glen; Thompson, Ann – Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 2018
SITE's founder, Jerry Willis, was born in 1943. He died this year just prior to the thirtieth anniversary of the organization that he founded. Television, computers, and the Internet did not exist when Jerry was born. He was a visionary who saw the transformative possibilities of computers in education. He founded SITE to realize this potential.
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Computer Assisted Instruction, Information Technology
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Bull, Glen; Spector, J. Michael; Persichitte, Kay; Meiers, Ellen – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2017
Joseph South, an educational researcher, technology consultant, and former director of the U.S. Office of Educational Technology participated in a research initiative on Educational Technology Efficacy Research organized by the Jefferson Education Accelerator, Digital Promise, and the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia. The…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Usability, Interviews, Educational Research
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Bull, Glen; Spector, J. Michael; Persichitte, Kay; Meier, Ellen – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2017
This article describes preliminary work for the "Educational Technology Efficacy Research" symposium taking place in 2017. The symposium will present the role of efficacy research in the development, adoption, and implementation of educational technology. In preparation for this symposium, ten working groups are investigating the role of…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technology Education, Technology Uses in Education
Bull, Glen; Groves, James – Learning & Leading with Technology, 2009
Just as the democratization of information through personal computers was a key advance of the 20th century, the democratization of production through improvements in fabrication technologies will be a pivotal development in the 21st century. Digital fabrication is the process of translating a digital design into a physical object. At one time,…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Design, Computers, Manufacturing, Information Technology
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Bull, Glen; Hammond, Thomas; Ferster, Bill – Computers in the Schools, 2008
Web 2.0 tools offer new possibilities for teaching and learning. PrimaryAccess is a Web 2.0 tool designed for K-12 history education. PrimaryAccess shares many of the characteristics of other Web 2.0 applications, but its educational focus makes it different from generic Web applications. Our work developing and researching PrimaryAccess has…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Computer Uses in Education, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
Bull, Glen; Garofalo, Joe – Learning & Leading with Technology, 2006
In higher education, the number of computer projectors in classrooms has doubled every year for the past five years. A similar trend in K?12 education is occurring now that capable classroom projectors have become available for less than $1,000. At the same time, large-screen displays are becoming common in society; a trend being acceleration by a…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Projection Equipment, Computer Software
Knezek, Gerald; Christensen, Rhonda; Bell, Lynn; Bull, Glen – Learning & Leading with Technology, 2006
Every school that attempts to integrate technology into its curriculum knows that this effort consumes dollars in the school budget and hours of teacher time. School leaders invest in these resources because they believe that technology can help address meaningful learning problems. Yet, in many cases, their beliefs about the potential of…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Teacher Educators
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Ferster, Bill; Hammond, Tom; Bull, Glen – Social Education, 2006
The authors have been working with teachers who are drawing upon various online resources to construct digital documentaries that explore some facet of history, such as Japanese American internment or the liberation of Western Europe during World War II. These activities build on students' interest in digital media, recognizing a fundamental shift…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Thinking Skills, Social Studies
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Bull, Glen – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2005
Today it is commonplace that computers and technology permeate almost every aspect of education. In the late 1960s, though, the idea that computers could serve as a catalyst for thinking about the way children learn was a radical concept. In the early 1960s, Seymour Papert joined the faculty of MIT and founded the Artificial Intelligence Lab with…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Educational History, Access to Computers
Bull, Glen – Learning & Leading with Technology, 2005
The following three articles in the Learning Connections section (pp. 45?55) consider how technology might be used to facilitate whole-class inquiry in science, mathematics, and social studies classrooms. These illustrative examples are intended tol stimulate thought and discussion among teachers, technology coordinators, and school leaders about…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Inquiry, Educational Technology, Mathematics Instruction