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Jeffs, Tara; Behrmann, Michael; Bannan-Ritland, Brenda – Journal of Special Education Technology, 2006
Literacy is important not only to school success but is fundamental to skills needed to succeed in our rapidly changing technology-driven society. This article focuses on characteristics, interactions, and attitudes of parents and children related to their use of assistive technologies to build literacy skills. Interviews and observations…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Literacy Education, Assistive Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Yan, Zheng – Developmental Psychology, 2006
This study aimed at analyzing complex relationships among Internet use, Internet users, and conceptual understanding of the Internet. It used path models to examine factors related to Internet use (duration of Internet use, frequency of Internet use, and informal Internet classes) and Internet users (age and gender) in affecting understanding of…
Descriptors: Internet, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes
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Johnson, Martin; Green, Sylvia – Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment, 2006
The transition from paper-based to computer-based assessment raises a number of important issues about how mode might affect children's performance and question answering strategies. In this project 104 eleven-year-olds were given two sets of matched mathematics questions, one set on-line and the other on paper. Facility values were analyzed to…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Computer Assisted Testing, Program Effectiveness, Elementary School Students
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Mangunkusumo, Resiti T.; Duisterhout, Joop S.; de Graaff, Nijs; Maarsingh, Erik J.; de Koning, Harry J.; Raat, Hein – Journal of School Health, 2006
The Internet has become an inevitable tool for collecting health and health behavior questionnaires. This study compared the feasibility, presence of score differences, and subjective evaluations by children between Internet and identical paper (asthma/fruit) questionnaires in elementary schools. A randomized crossover design was applied, with…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Questionnaires, Internet, Diseases
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Sadik, Alaa – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2006
This paper reports the results of a study conducted to evaluate the reality of interaction in a web-based distance education course. The learners were Egyptian first-grade secondary school students (15-16 years old) and the learning subject is mathematics. To investigate students' interactions via the Web, a Web-based learning environment was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Instructional Design, Distance Education
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Ulusoy, Mustafa – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2005
In this study, the quality of the computer and Internet based social studies course was investigated. A case study design was chosen to understand, a) how computers are used in the eighth grade classroom, b) what the students' and teachers' perceptions are about the advantages and problems of using computers. Qualitative data sources showed that…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Social Studies, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
US Department of Education, 2004
The U.S. Departments of Commerce and Education (who co-chair the NSTC Working Group) and NetDay formed a partnership aimed at analyzing K-12 student views about technology for learning. These views are analyzed in this second report, "Visions 2020.2: Student Views on Transforming Education and Training Through Advanced Technologies." In…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Educational Technology, National Surveys, Vignettes
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Eilon, Batia; Kliachko, Sarah – Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 2004
Web-based instruction was integrated into a course on human biology given to prospective elementary school science teachers. The goal of the study was to reveal the students' perceptions about the teacher's roles in such a course. Data were gathered from the teacher's forum and e-mail messages, students' e-mails, and interviews. The findings…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Internet, Biology, Web Based Instruction
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Hackbarth, Steven – Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual, 2004
This is the third in a series of studies examining young students' attitudes toward and knowledge about computers. Data were collected at the end of students' third and fourth grade academic years and analyzed with respect to their "love" of computers, their feelings of competence in using them, and the number of computer terms they…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Internet, Computer Literacy, Access to Computers
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Hinson, Janice; DiStefano, Christine; Daniel, Cathy – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2003
This study investigated fourth grade students' perceptions of abilities to use the Internet. The 31-item research instrument measuring Internet Self-Perceptions was adapted for use from the Reader Self-Perception Scale (RSPS) developed by Henk and Melnick (1995). The RSPS survey was based upon Bandura's (1977, 1986, 1995) research in the areas of…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Teaching Methods, Self Concept, Grade 4
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Simonson, Michael, Ed.; Crawford, Margaret, Ed. – Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 2002
For the twenty-fifth year, the Research and Theory Division of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is sponsoring the publication of these Proceedings. Papers published in this volume were presented at the National AECT Convention in Dallas, TX. The Proceedings of AECT's Convention are published in two volumes.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Computer Uses in Education, Technology Uses in Education, Online Courses
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