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Quigley, Donna – Online Submission, 2011
Schools generally have been unable to keep up with the rapid technical changes in modern society. As a result, primary school age children worldwide are becoming self-taught independent e-learners and the gap between what they know and are able to do exceeds the learning outcomes for their schools' ICT (information communication technology)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction, Internet
Gomez, Diane Diaz – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The need for U.S. teachers to better understand School Violence Prevention is growing. Evidence suggests however, that 10 years and 10 billion dollars after the Columbine High School massacre, our public schools are not safer ( There has been an "after the fact" approach to the problem of school violence. After…
Descriptors: Violence, Prevention, Grade 8, Internet
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Dunleavy, Matt; Dede, Chris; Mitchell, Rebecca – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2009
The purpose of this study was to document how teachers and students describe and comprehend the ways in which participating in an augmented reality (AR) simulation aids or hinders teaching and learning. Like the multi-user virtual environment (MUVE) interface that underlies Internet games, AR is a good medium for immersive collaborative…
Descriptors: Middle Schools, Problem Solving, Virtual Classrooms, Grade 7
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Yang, Shu Ching – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2009
The paper describes the integration of web resources and technology as instructional and learning tools in oral history projects. The computer-mediated oral history project centred around interviews with community elders combined with new technologies to engage students in authentic historical inquiry. The study examined learners' affective…
Descriptors: Oral History, Computer Literacy, Internet, History Instruction
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Chang, Chiung-Sui – Adolescence (San Diego): an international quarterly devoted to the physiological, psychological, psychiatric, sociological, and educational aspects of the second decade of human life, 2008
The purpose of this study was to describe the development and validation of an instrument to identify various dimensions of the computer technology literacy self-assessment scale (CTLS) for elementary school students. The instrument included five CTLS dimensions (subscales): the technology operation skills, the computer usages concepts, the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Computer Uses in Education, Measures (Individuals), Test Construction
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Yablon, Yaacov Boaz – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2008
In this study we examined possible advantages of the Internet as a medium for help and support for victims of school violence in Israel. Students in sixth, eighth, and tenth grades were asked about their willingness to seek help on the Internet for dealing with various forms of school violence, and the underlying force-driving processes of such…
Descriptors: Individual Characteristics, Violence, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Altun, Eralp – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2008
This study has pedagogical implications in view of rapidly growing technological development and widespread use of the Internet in instruction. The spread of online homework sites with highly commercial aims has opened a new research area regarding the structure, aim and the significant role of homework in education. Particularly, the changes in…
Descriptors: Homework, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Grade 6
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Gentry, James; Fowler, Teri; Nichols, Bobbie – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2007
This study investigated the ideology and perspectives of sixth grade students, parents, and teachers concerning four district approved social studies textbooks from the state adoption list. Student participants were selected using a stratified random sample from special, regular, and gifted education. Parent participants were selected at random…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Textbooks, Interests, Internet
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Milson, Andrew J. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2002
Social studies educators have long promoted inquiry learning as a valuable method of instruction. Specifically, research into the use of inquiry methods in the teaching and learning of history has demonstrated that this method has much to offer. Recently, the use of technological tools, including the Internet, has received attention as a means of…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Internet, Social Studies, Academic Ability
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