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Using Technology to Enhance Training presentation

Using Technology

to Enhance Training

Patricia Hutinger

Linda Robinson

Gary Daytner

Center for Best Practices in Early Childhood

Western Illinois University


Early Childhood Technology

Integrated Instructional System

(EC-TIIS)

• Phase 3 Steppingstones Project

• Based on Phase 1 and Phase 2

Projects

• Evidence-Based Content


Four Purposes:

EC-TIIS 3

• Test the effects of EC-TIIS on diverse

audience in large, complex settings

• Improve access to technology for children

• Determine effects of strategies to increase

the quantity and quality of web-based

based

training and data collection

• Further refine EC-TIIS usability and advance

online education


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EC-TIIS Website Content

Nine Online Workshops

• Adaptations

• Computer Environment

• Curriculum Integration

• Emergent Literacy

• Expressive Arts

• Family Participation

• Math/Science/Social Studies

• Software

Technology Assessment

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EC-TIIS Website Content

Combination of:

• Activities

• Links

• PDF files

• Information

• Resources

• Performance Indicators


EC-TIIS Groups

• Early Childhood Special Educators

• Head Start Educators

• Child Care Providers

• Families

• University Faculty

• University Students

• Extended


Procedures and Measures

• Registration and Log In

Technology Survey

• Classroom Use of Technology


Procedures and Measures

• Family Use of Technology

• Faculty Survey

• Student Survey


Measures

Workshop Pre and Post

Assessments

• Skills

• Knowledge

• Attitude


Sample Post Assessment

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Measures

• Workshop Evaluation

• Performance Indicators


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Qualitative Measures

•Interviews

- Teachers, Families

•Samples Samples of Child Products

•Digital Digital Pictures

•VideoVideo

•Interesting Incident Reports

•Action Action Plans


Data Analysis Procedures

• Data from Online Surveys

downloaded directly into MySQL

database

• Transferred into SPSS for

analysis


Phase 2

• Challenges

• Participants

• Results

• Conclusions


Phase 3 Design

3 related multistrand mixed model studies

Study 1

• Make comparisons to EC-TIIS 2 findings

• Determine effectiveness of workshops

on large number of diverse users

• Answer exploratory research questions

related to web site use

• Participants are Educators, Families,

and Extended groups


Study 1

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Study 2

Phase 3 Design

• Confirm and compare the findings

of Study 1

• Randomly select participants from

Study 1

•Educators and Extended who

complete 3 workshops

•Families Families who complete 1

workshop


Study 2

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Study 3

Phase 3 Design

• Explore, confirm and compare

findings related to use of

workshops as:

• supplement to university courses

• stand-alone alone graduate course

• part of Certificate Program


Study 3

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Phase 3

• Challenges

• Participants

• Results

• Conclusions


EC-TIIS Web Site

www.wiu.edu/ectiis/

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