Esther Ntuli

Esther Ntuli is an Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching and Educational Studies at Idaho State University (ISU). Her expertise and training is in curriculum and instruction, early childhood education, and instructional technology. Dr. Ntuli teaches undergraduate instructional technology courses, and early childhood/elementary undergraduate and graduate courses at ISU. Her research interest focuses on technology use and practice in early childhood instruction, teacher education, assessment, and culturally responsive education.

Publications

Handbook of Research on Inequities in Online Education During Global Crises
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Joseph Blankson, Esther Ntuli. © 2021. 450 pages.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many educational institutions implemented social distancing interventions such as initiating closure, developing plans for employees to work...
Handbook of Research on Creating Meaningful Experiences in Online Courses
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Esther Ntuli, Joseph Blankson. © 2020. 355 pages.
While online courses are said to be beneficial and many reputable brick and mortar higher education institutions are now offering undergraduate and graduate programs online...
Emerging Techniques and Applications for Blended Learning in K-20 Classrooms
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Esther Ntuli, Mohamed A. Nur-Awaleh. © 2020. 325 pages.
Many learning options are possible in education, from traditional to blended/hybrid to fully online. Of the three delivery formats, the blended mode, which involves the fusion of...
Wearable Technology: Improving Mathematical Classroom Discourse Using Pivothead Eyeglasses
Esther Ntuli, Angie Godfrey. © 2020. 18 pages.
Teacher questioning is integral to teaching and learning in mathematics classrooms. Research indicates that purposeful questioning in mathematics classrooms engages, motivates...
Care and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Online Settings
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Joseph Blankson, Esther Ntuli. © 2019. 423 pages.
Due to the recent increase in digital education technologies, online education classes have been experiencing a popularity increase among students worldwide. As classroom...
Globalization and Teacher Education: Challenges and Solutions to 21st Century Content Preparation and Pedagogy in Africa
Esther Ntuli, Arnold Nyarambi, Joachim Jack Agamba, Victor Ntuli. © 2019. 20 pages.
This chapter examines the challenges to 21st century content preparation and pedagogy from the perspective of teaching professionals from different African countries: Cameroon...
Active Learning Strategies in Technology Integrated K-12 Classrooms
Esther Ntuli. © 2019. 23 pages.
Active learning is central to student retention and application of learned information. Research indicates that technology has reshaped the classroom environment and some of the...
Improving K-12 Online Learning: Information Literacy Skills for Teacher Candidates
Esther Ntuli, Lydia Kyei-Blankson. © 2019. 15 pages.
Research indicates the need for teachers to be able to locate, evaluate, and use Internet resources in their teaching and learning processes. In addition, the Common Core State...
Mobile Learning: Effective Strategies for K-12 Learning Environments
Esther Ntuli, Sylvia Suh. © 2019. 21 pages.
Teachers are encouraged to remain current by embracing and integrating new technologies effectively into their teaching processes. Ubiquitous technologies such as mobile devices...
Instructional Technology and Meaningful Learning: A Synthesis for Teacher Educators for the 21st Century
Esther Ntuli, Arnold Nyarambi. © 2018. 24 pages.
The use and importance of technology in teaching and learning processes is well established in teacher training programs and teaching literature; however, integration of...
Globalization and Teacher Education: Challenges and Solutions to 21st Century Content Preparation and Pedagogy in Africa
Esther Ntuli, Arnold Nyarambi, Joachim Jack Agamba, Victor Ntuli. © 2018. 20 pages.
This chapter examines the challenges to 21st century content preparation and pedagogy from the perspective of teaching professionals from different African countries: Cameroon...
Learner-Centered Pedagogy in Technology Integrated Classrooms: An Agenda for Teacher Preparation and Professional Development
Esther Ntuli, Arnold Nyarambi. © 2017. 18 pages.
Research evidence exists to support the implementation of learner-centered approaches in technological usage and in teaching methodologies. This chapter uses qualitative...
Handbook of Research on Strategic Management of Interaction, Presence, and Participation in Online Courses
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Joseph Blankson, Esther Ntuli, Cynthia Agyeman. © 2016. 611 pages.
Online learning has become a prominent and inseparable component of higher education in recent years. Questions related to course structure, levels of interaction, presence, and...
Globalization and Teacher Education: Challenges and Solutions to 21st Century Content Preparation and Pedagogy in Africa
Esther Ntuli, Arnold Nyarambi, Joachim Jack Agamba, Victor Ntuli. © 2016. 18 pages.
This chapter examines the challenges to 21st century content preparation and pedagogy from the perspective of teaching professionals from different African countries: Cameroon...
Improving K-12 Online Learning: Information Literacy Skills for Teacher Candidates
Esther Ntuli, Lydia Kyei-Blankson. © 2016. 13 pages.
Research indicates the need for teachers to be able to locate, evaluate, and use Internet resources in their teaching and learning processes. In addition, the Common Core State...
Mobile Learning: Effective Strategies for K-12 Learning Environments
Esther Ntuli, Sylvia Suh. © 2015. 20 pages.
Teachers are encouraged to remain current by embracing and integrating new technologies effectively into their teaching processes. Ubiquitous technologies such as mobile devices...
Active Learning Strategies in Technology Integrated K-12 Classrooms
Esther Ntuli. © 2015. 22 pages.
Active learning is central to student retention and application of learned information. Research indicates that technology has reshaped the classroom environment and some of the...
Practical Applications and Experiences in K-20 Blended Learning Environments
Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Esther Ntuli. © 2014. 519 pages.
Learning environments continue to change considerably and is no longer confined to the face-to-face classroom setting. As learning options have evolved, educators must adopt a...
Using Technology to Address the Challenges to Effective Assessment of Young Learners who are Immigrants
Esther Ntuli, Arnold Nyarambi. © 2014. 20 pages.
Assessment is an integral part of teaching and learning. Assessment data is gathered to monitor progress and developmental gains in child development and learning, to guide...
Teacher Assessment in Technology: Integrated Early Childhood Classrooms
Esther Ntuli, Lydia Kyei-Blankson. © 2013. 17 pages.
Technology integration in the early childhood curriculum has seen some improvement. Many teachers now report using technology in instruction and providing young children the...
Teacher Assessment of Young Children Learning with Technology in Early Childhood Education
Esther Ntuli, Lydia Kyei-Blankson. © 2012. 10 pages.
Technology integration into the early childhood curriculum has seen some improvement. Many teachers now report using technology in instruction and providing young children the...