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Fagan, Mary Helen – Computers in the Schools, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore the acceptance of mobile learning by students in a higher education setting. The unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (UTAUT) was extended to include hedonic motivation, operationalized as enjoyment, as well as social influence in a field study involving the adoption of iPad mobile devices.…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education
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Djamàa, Sara – Computers in the Schools, 2018
In light of the paramount value placed on critical thinking (CT) in higher education and the scarcity of research into the use of cinematic adaptations to this end, this study investigated the incorporation of film into the source literature to hone students' cognitive skills in the areas of analysis, inference, evaluation, induction, and…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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McLaughlin, Jacqueline E.; White, Paul J.; Khanova, Julia; Yuriev, Elizabeth – Computers in the Schools, 2016
This case report explored the implementation of flipped classrooms at two higher education institutions. Experiences and publications from the institutions were used to identify and describe common themes, including successes and challenges encountered along with potential solutions to common misalignments, particularly as related to…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Homework, Technology Uses in Education
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El-Amin, Cassaundra; Fordham, Nancy; Hammond, D. Rosalind; O'Bannon, Blanche; Vannetta Rachel; Gruber, Karen – Computers in the Schools, 2002
Describes a project to infuse technology into elementary school and university classrooms that was implemented in two Professional Development Schools in order to impact the learning and achievement of elementary students by equipping pre-service teachers with the necessary skills to fully utilize modern technology in their future classrooms.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College School Cooperation, Elementary Education, Higher Education
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Ayersman, David J. – Computers in the Schools, 1996
Describes a study of undergraduates that investigated the effects of computer experience, learning style, gender, and intensity of treatment on computer anxiety. Results of pretests and posttests as well as analysis of variance are discussed, and future research is suggested. (LRW)
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Cognitive Style, Computer Anxiety, Experience
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Baker, Cliff; Danley, Bill – Computers in the Schools, 1996
Discussion of the inclusion of special education students in regular classrooms focuses on a study that compared computer-assisted instruction and traditional instruction used in preparing elementary and secondary education majors for inclusion. Knowledge of special education and attitudes toward the disabled are examined. (LRW)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Conventional Instruction, Education Majors
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Strang, Harold R.; And Others – Computers in the Schools, 1991
Describes a self-administered microcomputer-based simulation that allows teacher educators to create customized simulated classroom experiences for their students. Lesson performance measures are discussed, postlesson feedback variables are described, self-perception measures are explained, and results of a posttraining evaluation of the…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Evaluation Methods
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Willis, Jerry – Computers in the Schools, 1991
Discussion of graduate programs in educational computing highlights six models of educational computing programs: (1) the computer science model, which stresses programing; (2) the educational psychology model; (3) the programed instruction model; (4) the instructional design model; (5) the information center model; and (6) the audiovisual…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science Education, Course Content
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DeRemer, Mary – Computers in the Schools, 1989
Discussion of gender differences in computer usage focuses on a study that was conducted to investigate sex differences in attitudes of students in grades three and six toward computers. Research on computer gender differences among elementary and secondary school students and college students is reviewed, and additional research needs are…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Attitude Change, Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education
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Scanlan, David A. – Computers in the Schools, 1989
Describes two studies of undergraduates that examined learner and gender preferences for structured flowcharts versus pseudocode in the comprehension of short, complex algorithms. Research dealing with algorithm comprehension and flowcharts is reviewed, hypotheses tested are explained, implications for instructors and instructional materials are…
Descriptors: Algorithms, Comprehension, Computer Science Education, Flow Charts
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Hale, Michael E.; And Others – Computers in the Schools, 1985
Both high school and college students served as subjects for an evaluation of the effectiveness of a computer-animated test of science problem-solving skills designed to minimize problems inherent in printed tests. The test development process is reviewed, and observations and conclusions relating to screen design and human interaction factors are…
Descriptors: Animation, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Graphics, Display Systems
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Balajthy, Ernest – Computers in the Schools, 1988
Discussion of the need for increased teacher training in computer applications in education focuses on the evaluation of a training module developed to train preservice teachers in computer applications for reading courses. Student ratings of the importance of computers, self-perception of knowledge of computers, and attitudes toward computers are…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Attitude Change, Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education
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Williams, Hilda Lee; Merideth, Eunice M. – Computers in the Schools, 1996
Reports on a study of 14 master's degree students' online communication patterns when their classroom environment had been expanded electronically through a public listserv for classroom interaction and private e-mail on the Internet. Student attitudes and reactions are described, based on results of questionnaires. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Electronic Mail, Graduate Students
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Reed, W. Michael; Overbaugh, Richard C. – Computers in the Schools, 1993
Describes a study of teacher education students at West Virginia University that was conducted to determine the effects of a computer-awareness learning module, instructional format, and prior computer use on computer anxiety. The relationships among performance, computer anxiety, and prior experience are also discussed. (Contains 12 references.)…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Analysis of Variance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy
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Shifflett, Bethany; And Others – Computers in the Schools, 1993
Reports on a survey of California State University system faculty to examine the extent to which they utilized computers professionally and to determine their computing resource needs. Responses from 237 faculty members were analyzed for differences in gender, existing computing skills, integration of computing into instruction, use of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Centers, Computer Literacy
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