Below is a collection of dissertations, evaluations and research studies that have focused on iEARN as an organization, and its impact on teaching and learning.
Modzelewski, Wendy R., "Impact on Teachers as Global Educators After a Professional Development Cluster," unpublished PhD dissertation, Wilmington University, Wilmington, DE, November 2009.
Wiske, Martha Stone, with Kristi Rennebohm Franz and Lisa Breit, Teaching for Understanding with Technology, John Wiley & Sons, 2005.
Gordon, David (Ed.). Better Teaching and Learning in the Digital Classroom (2003).Harvard Education Publishing Group: Cambridge. Includes chapter "Global Education for Today's World: Creating Hope with Online Learning Communities," byKristi Rennebohm Franz and Edwin Gragert.
Lafontaine, Ellen, Dissertation, "The Implementation of the International Education and Resource Network (iEARN) by Argentine Teachers," unpublished PhD dissertation, New York University, New York, NY, 1999.
Bodin, Joanne Susan, "Proximate Human Contact Through the Internet: A Technography of an Intercultural Global Electronic Learning Network, iEARN (International Education and Resource Network)," unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1998.
Anderson, John, "The International Education and Resource Network: Building A Sustainable Virtual School," unpublished Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, 1995.
Cummins, Jim and Dennis Sayers. Brave New Schools: Challenging Cultural Illiteracy Through Global Learning Networks. New York: St. Martin\'s Press, 1995.
Brown, Kristin, Jim Cummins, Enid Figueroa, and Dennis Sayers. "Global Learning Network: Gaining Perspective on Our Lives with Distance." Beyond Heroes and Holidays: A Practical Guide to K-12 Anti-Racist, Multicultural Education and Staff Development, edited by Enid Lee, Deborah Menkart and Margo Okazawa-Rey.
Copen, Brent, "Evaluation Report: Program Impact on Teachers and Students Who Attended the 9th Annual International iEARN Conference in Moscow, Russia 2002," Unpublished paper at Columbia University, November 2002. (4.7mb pdf).
UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights issues final report, "Educating Children and Youth Against Racism," highlighting iEARN's role in combatting racism through Internet-based education. 2001. (pdf)
Conte, Christopher. "The Learning Connection: Schools in the Information Age." Prepared as part of the What's Going On series through the Benton Foundation's Communications Policy and Practice program. 1997.
Itzkan, Seth. "Student recommendations for global networking in schools." Washington, DC: World Future Society General Assembly. 1993.
MAGI Educational Services, Inc. "Evaluation of the New York State/Moscow Schools Telecommunications Project." Prepared for: New York State Education Department, Division of Elementary and Secondary Education. February 1992.