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SITE 2007--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 26, 2007

Editors

Roger Carlsen; Karen McFerrin; Jerry Price; Roberta Weber; Dee Anna Willis

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Number of papers: 702

  1. Investigating the Ramifications of the "No Significant Difference” Phenomenon

    Ali Reza Rezaei, California State University, Long Beach, United States

    Abstract: According to many educational technologists, the "No Significant Difference Phenomenon" is an old discussion that has been resolved or is impossible to be resolved. Consequently, many new... More

    pp. 932-934

  2. Teaching Critical Reading Strategies in a WebQuest Environment

    Misty Sailors, The University of Texas at San Antonio, United States

    Part of what is required of readings in an online environment is the ability to comprehend at very high levels. Reading in an online environment requires processing strategies from low level word... More

    pp. 935-936

  3. Learners’ perceptions of a Web-based Learning Environment (WLE) interface: The Usability Evaluation Questionnaire Method

    Ivana Schnitman & Terence C. C. Ahern, WVU, United States

    The development and diffusion of educational initiatives based on the Word Wide Web (WWW) increased dramatically with the advances technology has gone through over the past decades, especially... More

    pp. 937-943

  4. One-to-one Technology – Will Training Lead to Innovation?

    Colleen Sexton, Governors State University, United States; Michael Gordon, School Technology Services, United States

    Twenty teachers from a suburban high school district participated in a district sponsored Tablet Project during the 2005-2006 school year. The goals for this project were to provide the teachers... More

    pp. 944-951

  5. Looking Beyond Short-Term Implementation and Low-Level Concerns: Assessing the Full Impact of the Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM)

    Scott Slough, Texas A&M University, United States; Gregory Chamblee, Georgia Southern University, United States

    The Concerns Based Adoption Model (CBAM) has been used to assess technology integration effectiveness in various settings. The purpose of this paper is to document these findings and discuss the... More

    pp. 952-957

  6. Effects of Web Page Design and Reward Method on College Students' Participation in a Web-based Survey

    Yanling Sun, Montclair State University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate how two types of survey Web page design (single-page and multiple-page design) and three reward methods (no-incentive, incentive, and lottery) effect... More

    pp. 958-964

  7. Using Screen-Capture Animation to Teach Software Skills to Pre-service Educators

    Joe Winslow, Coastal Carolina University, United States

    This brief paper will report findings from a quantitative study of the comparative effects of using static and animated screen-captured visuals to teach software skills to undergraduate Education... More

    pp. 965-966

  8. The Performance Analyst Tool: Empowering Principals and Teachers with an Effective Performance Evaluation Tool and Method

    Geoff Wright, Charles Graham & Michael Johnson, Brigham Young University, United States

    Performance evaluation is an integral component of helping teachers reflect on pedagogy and therefore improve and build best practices. Most principals are expected to help teachers understand... More

    pp. 967-971

  9. What is the barriers and challenges to internationalizing a Web-based distance education?

    Jing Zhang, New Mexico State University, United States; David Rutledge, New Mexico Sate University, United States

    Distance education, especially web-based courses are being development at a rapid pace, the internet and other new-media technologies have the potential to change distance learning into a force... More

    pp. 972-975

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  10. Perceptions of Certified and Civil Service Approved School Business Administrators on their Job-related Technology Skills

    Jennifer Bolton-Carls, Elsa-Sofia Morote, Albert Inserra & Judith Applewhite Chen, Dowling College, United States

    This study focused on the job-related technology skills acquired by school business administrators who were either Civil Service approved or New York State certified and contrasted their reported... More

    pp. 976-981

  11. Preparing User-Friendly Support Resources to Empower Faculty to Use Technology

    Marwin Britto, Central Washington University, United States

    Through various funding sources, our educational technology center has acquired an impressive variety of technology equipment over the last several years. Like many institutions that invest heavily... More

    pp. 982-983

  12. The Creation of an Automated Infrastructure for Supporting Faculty Development

    Marwin Britto, Central Washington University, United States

    Our institution does not have a centralized unit to provide educational technology support for faculty development. The educational technology center, though not a university-wide department, has... More

    pp. 984-985

  13. Getting Ahead of NCATE: 10 Things You Need to Know

    Randal Carlson & Judi Repman, Georgia Southern University, United States

    Even under the best circumstances, facing an NCATE review is stressful. Philosophy, leadership and programs are constantly changing. But, if you add to that a new system of accountability – a new... More

    pp. 986-991

  14. Explaining Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) by the Caring Construct

    Hyeseung Maria Chang & Shih-Ting Lee, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    To understand Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) based on an ethical view and a relational view, this paper presents how the caring construct is similar with and different from the... More

    pp. 992-995

  15. City University of New York: Digital Classroom Project

    Christina W. Charnitski & Carol Dowling, Futurekids, Inc., United States

    Abstract: The CUNY One-to-One Laptop project at the Queens College Campus was undertaken to provide a cost rationale for requiring students to purchase laptop computers. If the cost of laptop... More

    pp. 996-1001

  16. Educational Technology: Improving Pre-Service Teachers' Instructional Practices and Engender Student Achievement

    Mary Cordivari, Diana Holland & Allison Ours, La Salle University, United States

    Three undergraduate secondary-education majors investigated how and to what degree 10 graduate-level pre-service teachers incorporated Educational Technology (Bednar & Sweeder, 2005) in their... More

    pp. 1002-1009

  17. Technology and Graduate Teacher Education: An Integrated Approach to Program Design

    Vanessa Domine, Montclair State University, United States

    This paper documents the design and development of a graduate teacher education program in educational technology that bridges educational theory with technological practices through a framework... More

    pp. 1010-1017

  18. A Model of Faculty Development for Technology Integration and its Application in Course Design

    Chaoyan Dong & Lin Sun, New York University, United States

    Faculty development is a complex construct that combines pedagogies, technology, and subject matters. However, traditional faculty development either trains faculty to design /teach a course, or... More

    pp. 1018-1024

  19. Using Hybrid Instruction To Integrate Theoretical Understanding, Didactic Teaching, Fieldwork and Informal Assessment in Two Doctoral Seminars in Psycholinguistics

    Antonia D'Onofrio, Widener University, United States; Elaine Marker, Rowan University, United States; Kathleen Bowes, Widener University, United States

    Abstract. This presentation is intended to foster a dialog about the manifold challenges posed by the decision to present two doctoral level psycholinguistics seminars in the hybrid format. Since... More

    pp. 1025-1030

  20. From Studenting to Teachering – Authentic and Engaging

    Sue Espinoza, Texas A&M University-Commerce, United States; Amie Pennington, Mesquite Independent School District, United States

    Abstract: As teacher education programs have expanded from the traditional undergraduate program to post-bac and alternative certification programs, the variety of backgrounds of students entering ... More

    pp. 1031-1035