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Clark, Kenneth F.; Hosticka, Alice; Schriver, Martha; Bedell, Jackie – 2002
This paper discusses computer based virtual field trips that use technologies commonly found in public schools in the United States. The discussion focuses on the advantages of both using and creating these field trips for an instructional situation. A virtual field trip to Cumberland Island National Seashore, St. Marys, Georgia is used as a point…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Hosticka, Alice – Educational Technology, 1974
A discussion of the extent to which prepackaged instructional systems can be used in individualized instruction. (HB)
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Individualized Programs, Instructional Systems, Teaching Methods
hosticka, Alice – Educational Technology, 1972
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Individualized Instruction, Individualized Programs, Models
Clark, Kenneth; Hosticka, Alice; Bedell, Jacqueline – 2000
This paper discusses the use of digital cameras in K-12 education. Examples are provided of the integration of the digital camera and visual images into: reading and writing; science, social studies, and mathematics; projects; scientific experiments; desktop publishing; visual arts; data analysis; computer literacy; classroom atmosphere; and…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Photographic Equipment
Hosticka, Alice Ann – 1973
This study presents a set of hierarchically structured elementary mathematics objectives and delineates the four major steps that lead to the development of the hierarchy. The first is the identification of the major unifying themes that identify the mathematics that will underlie and pervade the rest of the curriculum. The second step is the…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Doctoral Dissertations
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Hosticka, Alice; Traugh, Cecellia – College Student Journal, 1981
Studied preservice elementary and secondary teachers to determine their attitudes toward mathematics and their basic mathematics abilities. Findings suggest that preservice teachers as a group are neither low in attitude nor ability. (Author)
Descriptors: Academic Aptitude, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics, Mathematics Anxiety
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Yeotis, Catherine; Hosticka, Alice – School Science and Mathematics, 1980
Described is a three-phase model for teaching problem solving to the middle school student. Phases include cue attendance, thinking aloud, and developing diagrams of steps to solutions. Because middle school students are in a transitional period in their cognitive processes, implementation of problem solving skills seems appropriate. (Author/DS)
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Junior High School Students, Mathematics Education
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Miller, John W.; Hosticka, Alice A. – Reading Improvement, 1978
Examines the abilities of 52 fourth graders to recover surface structure from deep structure and to understand logical connectives. Finds that high comprehenders show greater ability than low comprehenders but that the two groups do not differ in ability to understand logical connectives. (RL)
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Deep Structure, Elementary Education, Grade 4
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Clark, Kenneth; Hosticka, Alice; Kent, Judi; Browne, Ron – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1998
Addresses issues of access to World Wide Web sites, mathematics and science content-resources available on the Web, and methods for integrating mathematics, science, and language arts instruction. (Author/ASK)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Activities, Language Arts