The VSTE Journal is a scholarly, refereed journal comprised of articles published in an on-going manner. Each new volume contains a compilation of individual articles published throughout the year. Downloadable from VSTE’s website, the Journal contains articles that relate theories of educational technology with classroom practice. The target audience is teachers and administrators at all levels, from primary school through higher education.
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Volume 22, Issue 3
The Effects of NCLB-funded Instructional Technology Training on Teachers’ Classroom Practice by Ruiling Lu, Ph.D. & Richard Overbaugh, Ph.D.
Volume 22, Issue 2
A Practical New Approach to Teaching Data Analysis to Future School Leaders: Using Common Technology to Guide Data-Driven Decision Making by William Glenn, Ph.D.
Volume 22, Issue 1
Preparing School Administrators to be Technology Leaders: Standards and Strategies by Jeremy Dickerson, Ed. D., Howard Coleman, Ed. D., Tamara M. Walser, Ph.D.
Volume 21, Issue 6
The New Literacy Crisis: Immigrants Teaching Natives in the Digital Age by Teresa Coffman, Aileen Campbell, Emily Heller, Emily M. Horney, & Lynne P. Slater
Volume 21, Issue 5
Integrating the Use of Moodle: Develop a Creative Project with Podcasting by John Hendron, M.A., M.A. Ed.
Volume 21, Issue 4
Blogs: Turning Technology-driven Social Fads into an Educational Tool by Dr. Drew Polly
Volume 21, Issue 3
Five Tips to Ensure Effective Learning in the Computer Laboratory by Dr. Catherine L. Tannahill
Volume 21, Issue 2
Using Simulations to Enhance Teaching and Learning: Encouraging the Creative Process by Teresa Coffman
Volume 21, Issue 1
Creation of an Online Diversity Database by P. Doolittle, Ph.D., A. Potts, Ph.D., M. Boler, Ph.D., C. Cachaper, Ph.D., L. Tabor, D. Hicks, Ph.D., K. Carrico, Ph.D., S. Ariew, & A. Atkins
Spring/Summer 2006 (Volume 20, Issue 1)
The Technology Specialist’s Dilemma: Computer Repair Technician or Instructional Leader? by Patrick Ledesma
Live and Unedited: Videoconference Applications in the Social Studies Methods Class by Anthony Dralle, Ph.D., Amy Good, Ph.D., Kathleen O’Connor, Ph.D.
Three Habits of Highly Successful School-Based Technologists by Wanda Walters
Technology Planning in Virginia: A Trend Analysis by Karen Richardson
Editor’s Note: Changing Schedules by Ross Perkins, Ph.D.
Spring/Summer 2005 (Volume 19, Issue 02)
Weblogs and Wikis in the Classroom by Teresa Coffman Ph.D.
A District Plan for Training the New Instructional Technologists by Ginny and Lynda Claspy
Project TILDA: Teaching, Integrating, and Learning in a Digital Age by Judith M. Davis, M.A., Anne L. Pierce, Ph.D., Arun Verman, Ph.D., and Christina Pinkston Betts, Ph.D.
Six Steps to Invest in Humanware to Achieve Technology Integration by Fred W. Scott, M.A.
The Use of an Interactive Whiteboard in Promoting Interactive Teaching and Learning by Diane D. Painter, Ph.D., Elizabeth Whiting, and Brenda Wolters, M.A.T.
Interactive Teaching & Learning Using the ACTIVboard by Elizabeth Whiting
My Experiences with the ACTIVboard by Brenda Wolters, M.A.T.
Fall/Winter 2004-05 (Volume 19, Issue 01)
Desperately Seeking Scaffolds by Greg Sherman
Do We Need to Change How We Assess Learningby Gary Whitt
Adopting & Implementing Blackboard at a Virginia Middle Schoolby Nancy Hoskins
Infusing Technology Into Any Technology Program by Wanda Walters
Universal Design for Learning: Assuring Access & Success for All byFran Smith and Pamela Leconte
Spring/Summer 2004 (Volume 18, Issue 02)
Teaching Cyber-Ethics to Students: “What Do You Mean COPYRIGHT Does Not Mean I Have the Right to Copy?” By Diane DeMott Painter
Redesign of a CADD Facility to Nuture Interactivity by Robert Cobb , Jr., Arjun Kapur, Craig Rhodes, Elinor Blackwell
Planning Successful Implementation of Assistive Technologies by Glenna Gustafson
Usability and Accessibility in Virginia Division Websites by John Hendron
What Makes Educational Software Educational? by Keith E. Polonoli
Fall/Winter 2003-04 (Volume 18, Issue 01)
VSTE Publications Update
Right-Here, Right-Now: Real-Time Technology Staff Development by Tammy Pandina Scot and Diane Harding
Teaching Enhanced by Techmnology: One Novice Teacher’s experience with Integrating Technology into Science Teaching by Jackie McDonnough and Ryan Templeton
The Reflective Teacher: An Action Research Primer by Dianne DeMott Painter
What Do Students Think About Computer Ethics? by Gail Chmura
The Technology Game: Perspectives and Reflections on School-Based Technology Training Specialists Support (Part II) by Sally Bryan
Spring 2003 (Volume 17, Issue 03)
Educators as Content Publishers by John G. Hendron
Beyond the Fun: Three Demensions of 3-D Animation by Vivian Griese
The Technology Game: Perspectives and Reflections on School-based Technology Training Specialists Report (Part 1) by Sally Bryan
Trading Spaces: From the Classroom to the Cyber-Room. Interior Decorating for the Virtual Course by Sigrid Bomba and Jane Clark
Best Practices for Using Microsoft Word to Create Simple Web Pages by Mark D. Webster
Winter 2003 (Volume 17, Issue 02)
Handhelds and TSSA: Using Handheld Computers to Improve Productivity and Professional Practice in School Administration by Bruce Benson
Using Web-Based Research Activities - CyberHunts, WebQuests, PBL+MM: How Do You Choose? by Jill Baedke
The Vanguard of Change: Teacher Leadership in Technology by Chad Fairey
Leaving No Child Behind in the Digital Age: Technology and High Quality Instruction by Cindy Richardson
If You Come Softly: An Online Novel Study by Sharon Hurwitz and Sigrid Bomba
Add Power to Literacy Instruction with PowerPoint by Glenna Gustafson
Data Warehousing and Decision Making by William Flaherty
Fall, 2002 Issue (Volume 17, Issue 01)
Leading Change in Virginia Schools: The Virginia Initiative for Technology and Administrative Leadership by Bruce Benson
Media Selection: Mapping Technologies to Intelligences by Walter McKenzie
Changing Focus: Using Digital Imagery for Descriptive Essays by Arlene Lewis
Continuous Speech Recognition Technology: Educational Applications and Best Practices by Richard C. Snider, Ph.D.
Voice Over IP: Why Next Generation Communications are Growing in Interest for Schools by Monica Maher
A VSTE 2002 Mini-Grant Report: One Day in the Life of a Victim by Sharon Hurwitz
Electronic Portfolio Production for Performance Assessment of Undergraduate Learners by Amy Keefe, Edward Kobrinski, Phyllis Keen, Ed.D., Christopher Mattia, and Christopher Moersch, Ed.D.
Spring, 2002 Issue (Volume 16, Issue 03)
Editor’s Comments by Diane DeMott Painter, Ph.D.
A Look at Girls’ Attitudes Toward Math, Science, and Technology. Are We Really Making a Difference? by Laura Reasoner Jones
Connected to Information @ Your Library by Charlotte Bruce
Desktop Video Editing: Where We Are Now by Tim Stahmer
Technology Management for School Leaders by John Wenrich, Ph.D.
What Benefits Occur When Schools Engage in KeyPal Exchanges? by Diane DeMott Painter, Ph.D.
The Relationship Between Technology and Special Needs Students by Sloan Lawson
Winter, 2002 Issue (Volume 16, Issue 02)
Editor’s Comments by Diane DeMott Painter
The Colonial Times: A Learning Environment for the 21st Century by Sally Bryan
Making Your Web Site Available to Everyone by Tim Stahmer
One for All: The Single Computer and Technology Integration by Ross Perkins
A Quick Guide to Virginia’s Community of Learning: Its Use and Support by Harley Miles
The Virtual High School: America’s Learning Frontier by Carol A. Clair
Using Webcasts to Model Technology by Debra Sprague
How Digital Filmmaking Develops Higher-Order Thinking Skills by Nikos Theodosakis
Fall, 2001 Issue (Volume 16, Issue 01)
Editor’s Comments by Diane DeMott Painter
Beyond Speech: The Importance of Multi-modal Communication for Individuals with Low-Incidence Disabilities by Kathryn R. Bak
A Review of “Internet and Computer Ethics for Kids” by Diane DeMott Painter
Should Schools Use Wireless in Classrooms? by Janet Copenhaver
Hints on Preventing Computer Lab Catastrophes by Keith E. Polonoli
Stand By Me by Robert Lamons
Issues Related to Creating Web-Based High School Courses by Ross Perkins and Robert Cobb, Jr.
The Development of Electronic Portfolios in Teacher Education Programs for Assessment of Student Teachers in Relation to Professional Teaching Standards by David Hicks, Kathleen M. Carico, and George E. Glasson