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Richardson, John M. – Learning, Media and Technology, 2014
During a series of high school English and Drama class trips to the theatre, so many students were online, the entire back row often glowed blue. Although much of the literature suggests that information and communication technologies are benign and neutral, this back-row collision of digital and live culture signals to teachers that technology is…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Adolescents, High School Students
Song, Yaxiao – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Video surrogates can help people quickly make sense of the content of a video before downloading or seeking more detailed information. Visual and audio features of a video are primary information carriers and might become important components of video retrieval and video sense-making. In the past decades, most research and development efforts on…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Research and Development, Internet, Information Technology
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Izzo, Margo Vreeburg; Yurick, Amanda; Nagaraja, Haikady N.; Novak, Jeanne A. – Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 2010
A pretest-posttest control group experimental design was used to evaluate the effectiveness of EnvisionIT, a 10-unit web-based curriculum designed to teach secondary students information technology (IT) skills in the context of transition-planning activities. Fifteen high schools were stratified by socioeconomic status and randomly assigned to the…
Descriptors: Goal Orientation, Information Technology, Instructional Effectiveness, Conventional Instruction
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National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), 2010
In today's society, writing with paper and pencil has largely been replaced by writing using a computer. Students are expected to compose on a computer as they move through school and into the workforce. Reflecting the changes in technology, eighth- and twelfth-grade students taking the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) writing…
Descriptors: Writing Evaluation, Writing Tests, Computer Assisted Testing, National Competency Tests
Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2009
This article presents findings from a study that explores the nature of the Cyberethics, Cybersafety, and Cybersecurity (C3) educational awareness policies, initiatives, curriculum, and practices currently taking place in the U.S. public and private K-12 educational settings. The study establishes baseline data on C3 awareness, which can be used…
Descriptors: Program Design, Information Technology, Computer Security, Ethics