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This paper summarises findings from several commissioned studies, doctoral dissertations, and federally-funded technology in education projects coordinated by the authors in conjunction with international colleagues over the past five years. It features evidence regarding the impact of information technologies on teacher training and student achievement,(More)
Two new instruments created to assess perceptions of science , Technology, engineering, and Math (sTeM) disciplines and careers are analyzed and found to have respectable to excellent internal consistency reliability, as well as good content, construct, and criterion-related validity for the areas assessed. Cronbach's alpha for the individual scales on the(More)
Positive teacher attitudes toward computers are widely recognized as a necessary condition for effective use of information technology in the classroom (Woodrow, 1992). To measure attitudes toward technology, it is important to have valid and reliable instruments. In this study, the authors used confirmatory factor analysis to verify construct validity for(More)
In this paper a review of the pedagogical, technological, policy and research challenges and concepts underlying mobile learning is presented, followed by a brief description of categories of implementations. A model Mobile learning framework and dynamic criteria for mobile learning implementations are proposed, along with a case study of one site that is(More)
at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris. This invitational summit brought together an international group of 120 researchers, policy-makers, teachers, journal editors, private sector leaders, and winners of the UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education. They came to discuss critical issues in the use of Information and(More)