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

2002

Editors

Dee Anna Willis; Jerry Price; Niki Davis

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Number of papers: 878

  1. Improved Communication Through Online Discussion

    Trudy Abramson, Nova Southeastern University, United States

    An interactive, asynchronous forum makes an excellent alternative classroom for graduate learning. Earlier experience as a reader and writer do not suffice for maximizing the potential of the... More

    pp. 116-120

  2. Assessing the Readiness of Distance Learning Students

    Mac Adkins, Troy State University Montgomery, United States

    Are you ready to take a distance-learning course? Are your distance education students best prepared to learn at a distance? Is distance learning for you? Emerging advances in instructional... More

    pp. 121-123

  3. Delivery of Web-based and Web-suppported Distance Education Courses Using a Freeware Version of Blackboard

    Wendy Arneson, University of Texas Medical Branch, United States; Dean Arneson, Nova Southeastern University, United States

    Delivery of distance education courses can be challenging in terms of timely delivery of course materials, didactic instruction and for facilitating student communication within student groups... More

    pp. 124-126

  4. Prosocial Behavior in Online Instruction

    Jason Baker, Regent University, United States

    A significant body of literature has supported the assertion that communication in the classroom is central to the learning process. Prosocial behaviors, such as nonverbal and verbal immediacy,... More

    p. 127

  5. Defining the Role of Student Involvement When Teaching with Technology: The Non-Traditional College Student

    Martha Beasley, Lees-McRae College, United States

    Abstract: This paper describes the likenesses and differences between the traditional and non-traditional college student in terms of the role and expectations in today's technological world.... More

    pp. 128-129

  6. Mission Impossible? Defining Roles, Developing Courses and Overcoming Myths in Distance Education

    B.o.b. Boston, New Mexico Tech, United States

    Mission Impossible? Defining Roles, Developing Courses and Overcoming Myths in Distance Education Proposal for a Short Paper Presentation Submitted by Bob Boston New Mexico Tech is a... More

    pp. 130-131

  7. Student Perceptions of Austin Peay State University Online Courses

    John Mark Hunter & Linda Brake, Austin Peay State University, United States

    Abstract Austin Peay State University began offering online courses in Fall 2000. After a year of courses evolving rapidly, instructors and administrators felt confident in their ability to present... More

    pp. 132-133

  8. Distance Learning Program Review

    Cathy Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States

    Recently the college of education faculty and administration at a regional state university stated that the college needed a thorough review of its policies, procedures and plans regarding distance... More

    pp. 134-135

  9. Design of Student Model Centered Web based Adaptive Learning System

    Kedong Li & Pinde Chen, South China Normal University, China

    Web-based education systems are becoming increasingly popular in recent years; however, most of the systems developed so far use static hypermedia as the manner of representing contents. It's a... More

    pp. 136-137

  10. Teaching through tragedy: Use of dynamically created websites to maintain communities of learning.

    Michael Connell, University of Houston, United States

    During the Summer of 2001 the University of Houston, together with the rest of the Houston community, suffered through one of the most devastating storm events in memory - Tropical Storm Allison.... More

    p. 138

  11. Pioneer steps for next education decade

    José Carlos Metrôlho & Mónica Costa, Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Castelo Branco, Portugal; Arminda Guerra Lopes, Escola Superior de Tecnologia, Portugal

    At the decade of the 90's the use of the Personal Computer - PC, became common due to the fall of its price. It turned out to be an object not only used by great companies or enterprises but also... More

    pp. 139-140

  12. Teaching Research Methods Online: Course Development and Comparison to Traditional Delivery

    Reagan Curtis, Northwestern State University, United States

    The development and evaluation of an online Educational Research and Evaluation course for master's level students in a College of Education is described. Rationale for the course's highly... More

    pp. 141-145

  13. Virtual Learning? Enhancing teaching and learning through ICT

    John Cuthell, MirandaNet, United Kingdom

    Information and Communication Technologies present students with a constantly developing toolbox. Students use the tools to construct artefacts from a range of sources and inputs. The end product -... More

    p. 146

  14. Facilitating On-line Professional Development

    Suzanne de Castell, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    In today's "knowledge economy," institutions of higher education struggle to keep up with the demands of lifelong learners, driven as these are by shifting economic and political conditions both... More

    pp. 147-148

  15. Impediments to Distance Education on the Learner Part

    Muhammet Demirbilek & Sebnem Cilesiz, University of Florida, United States

    This paper is a review of literature on the impediments to distance education on the learners' part. The authors believe that an understanding of the impediments to distance education on the... More

    pp. 149-152

  16. Reaching Teachers through Distance Education

    Mary Enderson, Middle Tennessee State University, United States

    This paper addresses how one institution makes use of distance education to offer mathematics and mathematics education courses in its Master of Science in Teaching Program. The courses are... More

    pp. 153-154

  17. Use of Asynchronous and Synchronous Conferencing Tools: Implications for Teacher Practice

    Selma Vonderwell & Teresa Franklin, Ohio University, United States

    Teacher practice in careful planning and incorporation of instructional strategies plays a significant role in online learning success. It is important to understand implications of design,... More

    pp. 155-159

  18. Critical Issues in Distance Education

    Jesse Drew, Sara Rinkleff & Tom Frizzell, ISU, United States

    The purpose of this panel is to discuss relevant critical issues in Distance Education. During our time we plan to focus on several salient issues related distance education: student learning... More

    p. 160

  19. Faculty Attitudes Towards Distance Education: Enhancing the Support and Rewards System for Innovative Integration of Technology Within Coursework

    Caroline Crawford & Ruth Gannon-Cook, UH-Clear Lake, United States

    The rewards system, both written and unwritten, are of primary importance to faculty and their attitudes towards distance education. This paper and presentation will focus upon faculty attitudes... More

    pp. 161-165

  20. Motivating Students With Interactive Web-based Learning

    Tianguang Gao, Ball State University, United States; Judy Lewandowski, Purdue University, United States

    Abstract: As a fastest growing branch of distance education, Web-based learning is attracting more and more people. Interaction is an important factor that affects the learning process. It not only... More

    pp. 166-172