Search results for: Multimedia
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This article examines 21st century skills, nonlinear thinking skills, and the need for student reflection serve as an essential foundation for digital-age teaching of today’s hypertext learners. The authors discuss why preservice teachers need to use multimedia technologies within the context of students’ familiar, technology-rich living spaces to develop their own teaching skills and the technology skills of their students.
Updated: May. 04, 2009
Imagining A Different Life in School: Educating Student Teachers about 'Looked After' Children and Young People
This research concerns the acquaintance of student teachers with the educational and wider pastoral experiences of children and young people who are or have been ‘looked after’ and who they may well teach at some point. The research also concerns the familiarization of student teachers with the ‘looked after’ system in the UK. The authors discuss an exploratory awareness-raising curriculum project within a Teacher Education Department at a University in the UK. This project utilizes digital multimedia to develop a ‘community of awareness’ of young people and student teachers.
Updated: Feb. 16, 2009
Effects of Multimedia Software on Achievement of Middle School Students in an American History Class
This study investigated social studies achievement as a result of utilizing a multimedia-based American history software program (Ignite Early American History, 2003) to augment textbook and lecture materials for seventh-grade middle school history students. The instructional software used was an interactive multimedia program designed to teach middle school students through video, song, animation, text, and other media to develop critical thinking skills while acquiring knowledge of required content strands (Ignite Learning, 2003).
Updated: Dec. 29, 2008
The paper focuses on oral storytelling and transformation through the significance of the liminal zone as thresholding.The author offers moment by moment insight into a process that weaves together memory, intellect, the emerging-at-each-instant, and the dying-to-each-moment that must occur for the storyteller, and hence for the story-listeners, as the story is enacted and embodied.
Updated: Oct. 22, 2008
Enhancing Case-Based Learning in Teacher Education Through Online Discussions: Structure and Facilitation
This multi-case study compares the experiences of students and instructors participating in three different online discussion formats used to support the collaborative and social aspects of case-based instruction. Results supported prior research findings that online chats and discussions provided opportunities for the students to share, discuss, and modify their case understanding and to support each other in using that knowledge to solve case and classroom problems. Practical implications for instructors using discussion groups in case-based instruction are provided.
Updated: Mar. 23, 2008
The article describes the materials available to preservice teachers' education program to be used for critical reflection. The authors report on the development of multimedia resources, such as interactive CDROMs, videos and websites, used as supplements to traditional instructional programs, and methods to enhance the teachers' teaching strategies. Evaluation data was derived from focus group interviews and surveys. Analysis of these data supports the value of multimedia material as a vicarious learning experience; and highlights the extent that multimedia can demystify science teaching.
Updated: Feb. 17, 2008
The purpose of this study is to tell two stories of two technologies (multimedia and video) used to help preservice literacy teachers develop systematic observation skills. These stories include descriptions of each technology and the results of sequential mixed methods studies used to examine the preservice teachers, development of systematic observation. Results indicate that the multimedia group showed similar or better performance than the video group for all measures. Discussion is offered to explore possible explanations for the findings and suggest further investigations.
Updated: Jan. 31, 2008
The multimedia case as a tool for professional development: an analysis of online and face-to-face interaction among mathematics pre-service teachers, in-service teachers, mathematicians, and mathematics teacher educators
The potential use of the multimedia case as a tool for professional development is examined in a study that focused primarily on issues of classroom implementation of the tasks shown in the multimedia case. The analysis consisted of face-to-face interactions among preservice teachers, inservice teachers, mathematicians and mathematics teacher educators. The variety of backgrounds and experience was thought to enrich discussions of mathematics, teaching and learning.
Updated: Jan. 28, 2008
In this report, it is argued that the most salient factor in the contemporary communicative landscape is the sheer abundance and diversity of possibilities for literacy, and that the extent and nature of students' communicative resources is a central issue in education. The text outlines the conceptual underpinnings of the Literacies for Learning in Further Education project in a social view of literacy, and the associated research design, methodology and analytical framework
Updated: Jan. 14, 2008