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Volume 109, Number 11 (2007)

by Bryan R. Warnick & Nicholas C. Burbules
This article analyzes some of the conceptual problems in the debate concerning media comparison studies. It examines the process of making a comparison, explores the concepts of “media” and “methods,” and suggests some alternative visions of media studies in education.
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by Mark Warschauer
This article analyzes the information literacy and research practices in 10 California and Maine K–12 schools with one-to-one laptop programs. The article demonstrates the extensive benefits of wireless laptops for facilitating student research but also demonstrates how social context shapes approaches to information literacy in the laptop classroom.
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by Yao-Ting Sung & Alan Lesgold
This research commentary highlights the importance of software infrastructure for teachers (SIT) in promoting the integration of information technology with instruction. The authors postulate that the SIT may be combined with the efforts currently being made to make the goal of computer-enhanced instruction more attainable.
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