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Ware, Jennifer; Stein, Sarah – Computers in the Schools, 2014
Although the use of dynamic software in high school mathematics in the United States has emerged as a research topic, little research has been conducted on how teachers integrate new software in relation to at-home technology networks. Interviews with eight mathematics teachers from four North Carolina counties participating in 1:1 laptop…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Computer Software, Teacher Attitudes
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Andersson, Annika; Räisänen, Kalle – Computers in the Schools, 2014
This article focuses on class blogs and presents results from 1:1 schools in Sweden. While Swedish schools are increasingly using Web 2.0 technologies (e.g., wikis and blogs), most of this use is still at an experimental stage. To further the understanding of how blogs are and can be used, we compare class blogs used in practice with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Publishing, Web Sites, Cooperation
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Deale, Deb; Pastore, Ray – Computers in the Schools, 2014
This study uses theory-based design principles to evaluate the effectiveness of an instructional simulation, simSchool. It begins by examining the simulation and evaluation literature, followed by an evaluation of the simSchool software. It is a Web-based simulation designed to emulate various students (reactions) in order to provide practice for…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Simulated Environment, Electronic Learning, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Dogan, Bulent; Almus, Kadir – Computers in the Schools, 2014
As Apple iPads are increasingly being adopted in schools for educational purposes, school administrators are seen as the key facilitators in the implementation of this new technology. This survey-based quantitative study investigated the impact of receiving iPad training on school administrators' attitudes towards iPad use in their professional…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Administrators, Technology Uses in Education, Administrator Attitudes
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Wu, Min Lun; Richards, Kari; Saw, Guan Kung – Computers in the Schools, 2014
A concurrent triangulation mixed-method research design was used to investigate 19 casual gamers' or non-gamers' use of a popular massive multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), Everquest 2, as an alternative pedagogical tool to support communicative use of the English language. This study poses that MMORPGs could serve as a virtually rich…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research, Computer Games, Educational Games
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Liu, Min; Rosenblum, Jason A.; Horton, Lucas; Kang, Jina – Computers in the Schools, 2014
Given the growing popularity of digital games as a form of entertainment, educators are interested in exploring using digital games as a tool to facilitate learning. In this study, we examine game-based learning by describing a learning environment that combines game elements, play, and authenticity in the real world for the purpose of engaging…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Computer Games, Educational Environment, Educational Needs
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Perry, Judy; Klopfer, Eric – Computers in the Schools, 2014
The integration of learning games into schools holds significant promise, yet faces numerous obstacles. Ubiquitous games (casual games for smart phones) attempt to motivate students to engage repeatedly with content beyond school, while enabling teachers to facilitate deeper reflection on game-related curricula during class. During a two-year…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Handheld Devices, Electronic Learning, Biology
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Cardoza, Yanet; Tunks, Jeanne – Computers in the Schools, 2014
This case study explored teachers' concerns, use, and actual practices in their adoption of the Bring Your Own Technology (BYOT) initiative. Participants were 12 secondary teachers in a private school setting. The Concerns-Based Adoption Model tools provided data: Stages of Concern Questionnaire (SoCQ), Levels of Use interview, and the Innovation…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Technology Uses in Education, Case Studies, Teacher Attitudes
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Topper, Andrew; Lancaster, Sean – Computers in the Schools, 2013
This article explores the implementation of various K-12 one-to-one computing initiatives to determine if patterns exist. These initiatives are funded in times of limited resources and constitute a serious investment in technology for the schools and districts adopting them. The goals of this study were to understand how and why one-to-one…
Descriptors: School Districts, Program Implementation, Barriers, Access to Computers
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Dornisch, Michele – Computers in the Schools, 2013
A disconnect exists between students' comfort with using technology for learning and teachers' comfort in using technology for teaching. Students report the desire for more engaging technology-based assignments. Teachers cite multiple reasons for their hesitancy to use technology in their teaching. The current study investigates whether…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance
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Coggins, Porter E. – Computers in the Schools, 2013
The purpose of this article is to present several implications and recommendations regarding what elementary school children, aged 9-12 years, know about computer passwords and what they know about why computer passwords are important. Student knowledge can then be used to make relevant curriculum decisions based in conjunction with applicable…
Descriptors: Computer Security, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Computer Attitudes
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Ciampa, Katia; Gallagher, Tiffany L. – Computers in the Schools, 2013
In this single-case study, we examined the perceived influence of school-wide Apple iPod Touch integration on student learning and engagement. Data collection consisted of elementary teacher and principal interviews, as well as parent surveys. Findings revealed that there was a marked shift in teachers' and students' perceived roles when the iPod…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Elementary School Students, Case Studies
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Tamim, Rana M. – Computers in the Schools, 2013
Teachers around the world are using YouTube movies for different purposes. This mixed-methods study was a preliminary investigation of United Arab Emirates teachers' perceptions about YouTube's advantages in the classroom, current practices, and major challenges faced. Forty-five teachers completed an open-ended questionnaire. Results indicated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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O'Bannon, Blanche W.; Beard, Jeffrey L.; Britt, Virginia G. – Computers in the Schools, 2013
This study examined the effectiveness of using a Facebook group to increase pre-service teachers' knowledge of core technology topics. Further, it examined their use of Facebook, their use of a course-related Facebook group, their participation habits in the group, and their perceptions of using Facebook for educational purposes. Results revealed…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Technology Uses in Education, Academic Achievement, Teaching Methods
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Lee, Kenneth T. H.; Sullivan, Amanda; Bers, Marina U. – Computers in the Schools, 2013
Research shows the importance of social interaction between peers in child development. Although technology can foster peer interactions, teachers often struggle with teaching with technology. This study examined a sample of (n = 19) children participating in a kindergarten robotics summer workshop to determine the effect of teaching using a…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Robotics, Kindergarten, Child Development
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