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Teclehaimanot, Berhane; Hickman, Torey – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2011
Web 2.0 technologies such as Facebook, a popular social networking site, provide educators with new possibilities for reaching their students. As these technologies are new, there is not a total understanding of how these technologies could best be used in education. This study helps to develop this understanding by investigating how appropriate…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Interaction, Student Attitudes
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Zelkowski, Jeremy – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2011
This article justifies classifying the TI-Nspire CAS Touchpad as a mobile device for grades 8-16 mathematics classrooms equipped with a Navigator system. The 2010 Horizon Report: K-12 indicates virtually every secondary school aged child has some sort of mobile device. Yet, many school policies ban the use of mobile devices, preventing students…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Time on Task, Classroom Techniques
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Hilton, John, III; Wiley, David – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2010
With increasing frequency, authors in academic and non-academic fields are releasing their books for free digital distribution. Anecdotal evidence suggests that exposure to both authors and books increases when books are available as free downloads, and that print sales are not negatively affected. For this study we interviewed ten authors to…
Descriptors: Intellectual Property, Internet, Interviews, Longitudinal Studies
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Oliver, Kevin – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2010
For many years, educators have touted the benefits of learning with educational tools such as spreadsheets and databases that allow students to actively process and manipulate information (Jonassen, 1995). Hundreds if not thousands of Web 2.0 tools have been created in the last few years, taking the "technology as tool" metaphor to a new level. In…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Uses in Education, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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Snyder, Martha M. – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2009
The Internet provides a powerful delivery system for learning. With improvements in web-based applications and information technology come new opportunities and challenges for educators to design, develop, and deliver effective instruction. Over the past few years, an increasing amount of research has been devoted to the design of online learning…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Web Sites, Instructional Design, Electronic Publishing
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Swan, Gerry – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2009
While blogs, wikis and many other Web 2.0 applications can be employed in learning settings, instruction is not the primary purpose for these tools. The educational field must actively participate in the definition and development of what repurposed or new Web 2.0 applications means in educational settings. One way of viewing this needed…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Formative Evaluation, Internet
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Dreon, Oliver, Jr.; Dietrich, Nanette I. – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2009
The authors teach instructional technology courses to pre-service teachers at Millersville University of Pennsylvania. The focus of the instructional technology courses is on the authentic use of instructional and assistive technology in the K-12 classroom. In this article, the authors describe how they utilize streaming videos in an educational…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Special Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Education Courses