Research Papers on Education & Computers

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  • IWB-Latest technology for Schools

    IWB are whiteboards that attach to a computer and using a projector with special software, the teacher can broadcast large images onto a screen that is both finger and pen sensitive. Empirical evidence regarding the effect on student learning is lacking but there are good anecdotal comments. There are seven sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Learning as an Ecosystem

    This paper describes the open resource approach to learning that has emerged thanks to the Internet. Web 2.0, in particular, is discussed. There is one source in this five page paper.

  • General Overview of Project Based Learning

    In twelve pages this paper presents a project based learning overview that considers how problem solving abilities and motivation in students are enhanced and the importance of technology. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Technology and Learning Systems

    This paper examines pertinent literature relating to motivation and learning systems with an emphasis on technology. The paper is geared towards library specialists. This eight page paper has ten sources in the bibliography.

  • Using Technology To Support Learning

    This 4 page paper discusses a project for middle school students in which they will use technology in all parts of the project. The project is designing a future city and is multidisciplinary in nature. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Human Learning and Computer Technology

    In a paper consisting of five pages the ways in which computers can enhance human learning skills are discussed in this educational consideration. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Personal Definition Of Video Games

    4 pages in length. Despite the general consensus that video games encourage antisocial behavior, obesity, sedentariness and - some argue - violent tendencies, there is an entirely opposite definition to this animated, interactive entertainment many people overlook: their value as effective learning tools. The extent to which children and adolescents alike connect with the fantasy world of video games is both grand and far-reaching; that this interactive relationship has spilled over into the academic environment as an unexpected - yet highly welcome - educational device speaks to the overwhelming benefit this particular type of technology has had upon reaching and teaching students, inasmuch as being engaged with the overall learning process is half the struggle of achievement. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Literature Review of Mathematics Distance Learning

    In eight pages this paper discusses mathematics online education in a literature review of the topic. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Diverse Learning Styles and the Use of Technology

    In a paper of three pages, the writer looks at differing learning styles such as auditory, visual, and kinesthetic. The ability of technology to meet all learning styles efficiently is emphasized. Paper uses three sources.

  • Frustrating Technology and Distance Learning

    In five pages this paper discusses some of the frustrations with technology students taking online classes experience. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Transtheoretical Behavior Change Model

    This paper discusses how technology can be used to teach a behavior change model. The writer briefly explains the stages in the transtheoretical model and includes comments about how visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners can benefit from the use of technology in this lesson. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • ICT School Strategies Development

    In thirty seven pages teaching information and communication technology is discussed with the objective being student IT skills effectiveness. UK secondary schools for the years seven through thirteen are the focus. Thirty four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Society, Young Adults, and Computer Technology

    In four pages this paper discusses the importance of computer technology such as the Internet in teaching young people how to become productive adult members of society. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Learning Theories of AIU Online

    In a paper that consists of three pages the incorporation of holistic learning theories by AIU Online and its comprehensive learning strategies are explored. There are five bibliographic sources cited.

  • Literature Review to Identify Gap in Research of E-Learning Will Use in Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises

    The writer examines the use of e-learning considers the potential for small and medium-sized enterprises with in the commercial environment by undertaking a literature review. Following literature review areas that are currently under developed within the field of e-learning in this context identified and used to guide the development of a research question. Twenty sources are cited in the bibliography this ten page paper.

  • Distance Learning Programs' Evaluation

    In five pages this paper examines how a distance learning or elearning course might be evaluated in terms of success or its lack thereof. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Programs of University and Online Distance Learning

    In ten pages programs of distance learning that are being developed internationally through the Internet and offered by colleges and universities are examined. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Accreditation Need and Distance Education

    In ten pages distance education is considered in an overview that compares higher education programs that are online versus traditional classroom curriculum with the accreditation need factored into this examination. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 4th Grade/Endangered Animals Web Quest

    A 5 page guide/research paper that, first, discusses various web sites on the topic of endangered species that can be characterized by their approach. Then, the writer offers a lesson plan using some of these sites. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Modern Instructional Strategies and Computer Technology

    In five pages modern instructional strategies are examined within the context of computer technology's influence and the impact on technology development with an argument presented supporting educational uses in learning at the elementary and secondary academic levels. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Literacy Improved Through Interactive Computer Reading Programs

    In five pages this paper examines how interactive computer reading programs have impressively improved children's literacy rates. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Distance Education and Telecommunications Technologies

    In five pages this paper examines the impact of telecommunications upon distance education within the context of the article 'Application of Telecommunications Technologies in Distance Learning' by Ahmed S. Khan. There is 1 source cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Antidepressant Escitalopram

    In ten pages this antidepressant medication is discussed in an informational overview. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Technology In Middle And High Schools

    A 12 page paper. There is still controversy about the use of technology in math classes. This essay discuses and reports research regarding the use of technology in math and science classes in middle schools and high schools. The writer discusses barriers to using technology, including access and teacher preparation. The results some teachers have had with certain technology is also reported. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Multicultural Education And Technology

    A 10 page paper that includes these sections: abstract, stimulus statement and topic, teacher competence to teach multicultural education, what we know about technology and student achievement and technology in pre-service multicultural education classes, what we do not know and recommendations. There are many suppositions that make good sense about the value of technology when teaching multicultural lessons but there seems to be very little empirical evidence. Data are provided for studies where technology was used with ELL and disadvantaged students for math and writing. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

  • Changes in Higher Education Due to the Internet

    This 7 page paper discusses the changes that online education has had on higher learning. It considers the rise of the Internet education; the way in which this type of education has moved away from the liberal arts tradition; and the impact on tenure caused by distance education. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Technology and Education Partnership

    In fifteen pages this paper discusses the ever growing relationship between education and technology. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Online Education: Balancing School With Other Life Responsibilities

    3 pages in length. Everything takes priority at one time or another; the most important thing to remember is that only one thing can take priority at a time. Balance is the key to successfully juggling an online education with work and/or family demands, however, balance requires sacrifice and compromise whereby something at sometime is going to have to be delegated a secondary preference. The greatest conflict people find when they attempt an online degree is the perceived notion of "your time is your own" from employers, friends and family alike. While the fundamental attraction of online education is the ability to achieve this goal at home, that is the only difference between it and a brick-and-mortar schedule. That online learning removes the logistic component does not mean it lacks structure of time and commitment, a realization that spawns frustration when trying to balance with work and/or family demands. No bibliography.

  • Technology Effects on Education

    In six pages this research paper examines the impact of technology upon education with such topics as classroom teaching, educator approaches, and student performance discussed. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Foreign Language Instruction and Technologies

    In ten pages this paper discusses foreign language teaching and the application of technology in the US and elsewhere. Twenty one sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Technology Teaching on the Internet and Student Characteristics

    In sixteen pages this paper examines technology instruction in the Internet such as Java programming language teaching and considers student characteristics in an evaluation of who would enjoy the greatest success in such education. Thirteen sources are cited in the bibliography. -

  • Literacy and Text Messaging

    In a paper of seven pages, the writer looks at literacy and text messaging. The use of text messaging is vindicated as fundamentally helpful to attaining literacy skills in a review of literature. Paper uses ten sources.

  • Evaluation Of A Web Site For Educators

    A 5 page paper. The essay begins by identifying the Web site to be evaluated and the credentials of the author. The writer discusses the criteria for evaluating Web sites and relates these criteria to the target Web site. The Web site is Kim's Korner For Teachers. A specific document, Writing Process Timeline is evaluated in terms of its value and advantages. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Privacy Issues Involving Online Portals and Personal Information

    This paper examines how privacy can be infringed upon through online portals of Internet websites and the personal information they contain. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Issues Pertaining to School Leadership Effectiveness

    In seven pages school leadership effectiveness is discussed in a consideration of such issues as inservice traning, involvement of parents, and maintenance of faculty morale. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Research Questions

    This 12 page paper looks at research issues raised in a case supplied by the student. A test was being trialed for use to assess the aptitude and abilities of students IT skills. The test results did not correlate with the expected results. The paper is written in three parts. The first part assesses the research methodology used for the initial trial, and looks at questions that could be asked of the students to help assess the reason for the problems; The second part of the paper identifies a research methodology that should be used to investigate the difficulties with the first trial and the last part of the paper proposed the research and looks at ways that problems, such as resistance from teachers may be overcome by developing a new implementation model. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

  • America’s Grade Schools and the Importance of Technology and Technology Integration

    In fourteen pages this Master’s thesis paper analyzes the importance of integrating technology in American schools to lift lagging education standards and discusses such innovations as SMART boards, Promethean boards, and enVisionMATH, along budgetary considerations as well as the demands on schools posed by constantly changing technology. Fifteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Educator Evaluation of Technology Needs

    In five pages this paper assesses technology needs in the classroom in this teacher evaluation survey. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Value of Social Networking Tools in a Teaching Environment with Specific Consideration of Business Students

    The writer looks at how teach may, and do use interactive web based social networking tools for aiding with teaching and learning in a collage or university environment along with the benefits that may be realized. The sources are cited in this seven page paper.

  • Educational And Instructional Technology

    This 11 page paper is divided into two parts. Part 1 discuses the history of technology in education and instruction and the purpose of technology. Part 2 reports a few studies that reveal enhanced learning when today's technology is incorporated into the lesson design. In some cases, specific applications or Web sites are identified. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • Keyboard Skills and Further Technology

    This paper poses the question of whether learning keyboard skills at the third-grade level helps ease the transition into later, technology-based education. This seven page paper has fifteen sources in the bibliography.

  • An Evaluation of the Web Based Curriculum America Dreams

    This 4 page essay analyzes the Library of Congress web site. 1 source is cited.

  • Education and Virtual Reality

    In fifteen pages this paper applies virtual reality to a school environment with a case study and various 3D virtual reality programs examined. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Florida Virtual School

    This 3 page paper reports some facts about this school, the first statewide virtual school in the nation. Funding and staffing are reported as are the mission and purpose of the school. The writer comments on the different operational structure for this school and reports the latest addition, a comprehensive analysis system. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Wireless Technology In The Classroom

    A 4 page paper. The writer reports three specific cases where teachers are using wireless technology in their classrooms. In one school, students are using it for a multitude of things and in the other two schools, wireless is used in algebra classes. The essay reports the outcomes related to the use of this technology and comments on some of the purposes of it. Bibliography lists 7 sources.


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