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SITE 2002--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference



Dee Anna Willis; Jerry Price; Niki Davis

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This conference has 7 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 878

  1. The dichotomy of the conquering hero: looking for the pedagogy in ICT.

    Chris Jones, University of Sunderland, School of Education, United Kingdom

    ICT is being taught and teachers have to a greater or lesser extent determined upon the received pedagogies that apply in their institutions. There is something happening; pedagogies exist; but is ... More

    pp. 52-58

  2. Focus First: Strategic Planning and Front-End Development of an Online Teacher Resource

    Cathy Lalli, The Education Alliance, Brown University, United States

    This paper addresses the critical steps that contribute to the strategic planning and front-end development of a new Web site. The process included an interdisciplinary team that worked to define ... More

    pp. 59-60

  3. Teaching multimedia design using the "tri-component" scenario model and associated methods

    Jean-Marc Laubin, Université de Valenciennes, France

    During the last two years as a project coordinator of computer science students experiments were conducted into the teaching of multimedia design. This has led to the observation that many students... More

    pp. 61-65

  4. Exploring the "Why?" of Educational Technology

    George Mastroyanis, University of Alaska, School of Education, United States

    The I.T. skills needed by the students we teach demand experiences which are outside the educational mainstream.... (We need) an education commensurate with each child's ability to learn. (Sandra... More

    p. 66

  5. Promoting Student Inquiry: WebQuests to Web Inquiry Projects (WIPs)

    Dodge Bernie & Philip Molebash, San Diego State University, United States; Randy Bell, University of Virginia, United States; Cheryl Mason, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

    Abstract: By the earliest definition (Dodge, 1995) a WebQuest is "an inquiry-oriented activity in which most of the information learners work with comes from the web." WebQuests are defined first... More

    pp. 67-72

  6. Curriculum, Competence, and Confidence: A 3C Approach to Teacher Preparation for Technology-integrated Practice

    Michael Nord, Willamette University, United States

    Effective teacher preparation addresses issues of curriculum, competence, and confidence. Interactive in technology-integrated classroom practice, these "3C"s should be actively intertwined and... More

    pp. 73-77

  7. The PDCA Model: A Basic Evaluation Tool

    Catherine Offutt, Independent Consultant, United States; Connie Casebolt, University of New Mexico - Gallup Campus, United States

    The PDCA model allows any grant-funded project to make a comprehensive bridge between the project logic model to the daily workflow model of managing for success. The PDCA model offers an... More

    pp. 78-79

  8. Critical Thinking and Electronic Discussion

    Margaret Brown, Gregory MacKinnon & Joanne Pelletier, Acadia University, Canada

    Certain processes of coding electronic discussions have been shown to improve the quality of argumentation styles in online discussions. This paper addresses a) a teacher education course in... More

    pp. 80-84

  9. Creative Learning Projects: Technology Immersion, Curriculum Integration

    Kecia Ray, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, United States

    Scientists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center work in teams each day to conduct valuable medical research. The Sci-Tech Research Project encourages middle or high school students to assume the... More

    p. 85

  10. Ethics in Technology: Crucial Considerations

    Denise Smith & Fidel Salinas, Eastern Illinois University, United States

    Ethics in Technology: Crucial Considerations Fidel M. Salinas Ed.D. Denise M. Smith, Ed.D., CCC-SLP This study posits ethical issues in a technological world and their impact on education, ... More

    p. 86

  11. A New Dimension of Teaching in Digital Learning Environments - Teaching Teachers to Teach Between Schools

    David Dibbon & Ken Stevens, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

    That teachers are prepared by Faculties of Education to teach in schools is such a well-established platform of teacher education it is seldom questioned. In a growing number of schools though, a... More

    pp. 87-91

  12. Rubrics for Online Learning Evaluation – Learning, Experiencing, Developing, & Applying

    Guillermo Espinosa & Rafael Cota, ITESM Institute, Mexico; C. Y. Janey Wang, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    This presentation provides information garnered from a post-faculty development workshop survey regarding the use of evaluation rubrics. Rubric discussions at the UT-ITESM faculty development... More

    pp. 92-96

  13. The Crucial Role of Information Technology and Knowledge-economy for Teacher Education

    Tsung-juang Wang, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan

    This paper describes the current status of restructure development in technological and vocational education. The discussion covers Knowledge economy (K-economy) along with "global village'' needs,... More

    pp. 97-98

  14. Utilizing 'Blackboard' to Engage Teacher Candidates in Higher-Order Thinking

    Saundra Wetig, University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States

    Background: Blackboard Today's education landscape is characterized by a greater demand for anytime/anywhere learning. As we move into the 21st century, technology has become a significant part of ... More

    pp. 99-100

  15. Computers, Technostress and Breathing

    Walter Buboltz, Barlow Soper, Tony Young, Lori Lindley & Lamar Wilkinson, Louisiana Tech University, United States

    Although technology continues to flourish at an unprecedented pace and influence society, its impact on society and individuals is just beginning to be investigated. As a reult of technology... More

    pp. 101-102

  16. Technology and Technophobia: Methods for Overcoming

    Jonathan Schwartz, Gina Gibson & Lamar Wilkinson, Louisiana Tech University, United States; Walter Buboltz, Lousiana Tech University, United States; Eric Seemann, Louisiana Tech University, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to illustrate how technology can lead to the development of technophobia and how individuals can be helped to overcome their technophobia. Implications for the use ... More

    pp. 103-104

  17. Comparing Themes of Critical Reflection from Face-to-face and On-line Discussion in a Course for Teacher Education Students

    Asghar Iran-Nejad & Yuejin Xu, University of Alabama, United States

    Electronic discussion is found to be better than face-to-face discussion in promoting equal participation among students and in increasing language ability. However, few studies have been conducted... More

    pp. 105-108

  18. Internet in Chinese Education, Where to Go?

    Robert Zheng, Marian College, United States; John Ouyang, Kennesaw State University, United States

    This paper will study (1) the various stages of Internet access in China: from censorship to limited self-autonomy, (2) instructional use of the Internet in China. Case studies will be conducted to... More

    pp. 109-110

  19. ThinkQuest for Tomorrow's Teachers (T3): A Collaborative Approach to Infusing Technology in 21st-Century Curricula

    Hilary Maybaum, ThinkQuest, United States; Susan Eskridge, University of the Pacific, United States; Robert Sibley, ThinkQuest, United States

    ThinkQuest for Tomorrow's Teachers (T3) is a collaborative partnership among ThinkQuest -- the award-winning, non-profit educational technology organization -- and a consortium of teacher... More

    pp. 112-113

  20. Section Introduction - duplicates file submitted by e-mail

    Ron McBride & Frank Fuller, Northwestern State University, United States

    This is the section introduction for Distance Education, in .doc format. The introduction here is the same as the one e-mailed to Nicole. More

    pp. 114-115