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Kho, Kevin – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Chapter 1: School Cellphone Bans and Student Substance Abuse: Evidence From California Public High Schools: Following high profile school shootings and the September 11th terrorist attacks, public concern over school emergency preparedness prompted the California State Legislature in 2003 to overturn a statewide ban against student possession of…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Substance Abuse, State Legislation
Perez, Dennis Derne – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this transcendental phenomenological study was to explore the academic and social experiences of digital natives at Patrick Harrison High School (pseudonym) located in southern California. The research questions addressing the study were: (a) What are digital natives' academic and social experiences; (b) How does feeling understood…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, High School Students, Learning Experience, Teacher Student Relationship
Thompson, Shea-Alison Rose – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Teachers in the 21st century continue to teach with little change to pedagogy, practice, or professional identity. Professional development (PD) remains largely ineffective as a tool for promoting instructional change or new identity formation. Teachers at Senior High School X reflect a significant problem of practice in education: reduced…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Internet
Montgomery, Maureen C. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Education is one area where the use of technology has had great impact on student learning. The integration of technology in teaching and learning can significantly influence the outcome of education in the classroom. However, there are a myriad of factors that influence technology integration in the classroom. The purpose of this study was to…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Teaching Methods
Stiefel, Jacob P. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Hybrid learning programs may offer the most benefits for secondary schools to help prepare students for the online learning requirements of higher education and the workforce. Parental support will be necessary for academic success of high school students in a hybrid learning program, though. The purpose of this sequential mixed methods study was…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Parent Participation, Parent Child Relationship, Parent Attitudes
Dickinson, Brady D. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Providing students with necessary intervention in the instruction of mathematics can be accomplished through the use of digital resources. Schools reaching a one-to-one (one device for every student) status have the ability to implement a digital intervention on a broad scale. For the purpose of this study, mixed methods research afforded an…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Einfeld, Dana Hobbs – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The purpose of this action research was to investigate how the use of technology promotes interaction to foster high school students' mathematical understanding. This mixed method study is guided by social-constructivist theory (Vygotsky, 1978) and framed within Moore's (1989) model of learner-content, learner-instructor, and learner-learner…
Descriptors: Internet, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Calculus
Carraher, Joan M. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
1:1 Laptop initiatives continue to grow throughout Nebraska schools. There are many questions regarding their effectiveness in improving student learning, justifications for expenses, and the process to guide such an initiative. The purpose of this case study was to explore students' perceptions of academic self-efficacy and self-regulation while…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Attitudes, Grade 8
Joffrion, Cynthia L. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The implementation of instructional technology innovations in the United States high schools is influenced by many factors. In order to facilitate successful implementation of video conferencing in the classroom, school administrators must be aware of teacher concerns. The primary goal of this quantitative study was to investigate the concerns of…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, High Schools, Adoption (Ideas), Educational Technology
Sevensma, Kara – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In today's digital world the Internet is becoming an increasingly predominant resource for science information, rapidly eclipsing the traditional science textbook in content area classrooms (Lawless & Schrader, 2008). The shift challenges researchers, educators, administrators, and policy makers to reconsider what it means to read and…
Descriptors: Science Education, Secondary School Science, Secondary School Students, Grade 9
Henson, Amy Renee – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this research was to determine the extent that computer-related factors affect the success of nontraditional college students. Since nontraditional students typically have fewer skills than traditionally-aged students, they may be less efficacious regarding their ability to use technology. Unfortunately, such reduced confidence may…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Nontraditional Students, Computer Literacy, Online Searching
Ye, Lei – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This scale-up study investigated the impact of a teacher technology tool (Curriculum Customization Service, CCS), curriculum, and online resources on earth science teachers' attitudes, beliefs, and practices and on students' achievement and engagement with science learning. Participants included 73 teachers and over 2,000 ninth-grade students…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Secondary School Science, Internet, Earth Science
McKinstry, Erin P. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between attitudes toward technology-based career counseling resources and high school students' personality types. This study explored the relationship between high school students' personality type on the Cognitive Style Inventory and their reported use of the Internet for career…
Descriptors: High School Students, Personality Traits, Technology, Career Choice
Aleixo, Marina Bandeira – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This dissertation examines how parent involvement expectations are communicated and enacted in interactions at one small urban high school. Through detailed descriptions of school interactions between supporting staff and immigrant parents, this study examines how parent involvement expectations are understood and perceived. Although scholarly…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Parent Participation, Small Schools, Urban Schools
Potter, James Thomson, III – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Research into teaching practices and strategies has been performed separately in AP Statistics and in K-12 online learning (Garfield, 2002; Ferdig, DiPietro, Black & Dawson, 2009). This study seeks combine the two and build on the need for more investigation into online teaching and learning in specific content (Ferdig et al, 2009; DiPietro,…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Online Courses, High School Students, Statistics
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