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Judson, Eugene; Glassmeyer, Kristi – Computers in the Schools, 2020
In 37 states, an accepted computer science course may qualify or "flex" as a high school graduation requirement in lieu of a traditional requirement, such as mathematics. Applying a first- and second-order barriers framework (i.e., tangible impediments and personal beliefs), we examined views of 60 high school administrators. The…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Computer Science Education, Graduation Requirements, Mathematics Education
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Jones, Vita L.; Hinesmon-Matthews, Lezlee J. – Computers in the Schools, 2014
Often the consideration of assistive technology devices and services during the individualized education program (IEP) process is overlooked. Because the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) authorized this consideration, IEP team members must be keenly aware of the importance they hold in providing this valuable input. Thus, IEP…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Disabilities, Individualized Education Programs, Student Needs
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Heafner, Tina L.; Friedman, Adam M. – Computers in the Schools, 2008
Web 2.0 software, in particular wikis, have the potential to allow students to become active contributors to the Internet and, as a result, restructure traditional learning environments. In this study, the effects of student-created wikis were evaluated through measures of student engagement, cognitive benefits, and student learning in both the…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Self Efficacy, Teaching Methods, Secondary School Students
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Jeronen, Eila – Computers in the Schools, 2002
The article is a report on a development project arising from collaboration between the Department of Education in the University of Oulu, the university training school in Oulu, and some secondary schools in Northern Finland. The key aims of the project have been to promote the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in teacher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Geography Instruction, Science Instruction