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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. Top Ten Must Do’s: Creative Techniques to Bring Your Faculty on Board

    Katheleen Friery & Donna Herring, Jacksonville State University, United States; Kelly Friery, The University of Lousianna at Monroe, United States

    Are some of your professors "holding their breath, resisting technology changes?" Don't call the ambulance yet!!! The presenters will share creative ways to use technology and specifically LiveText... More

    pp. 1036-1039

  2. Teaching Beyond State Standards: Using Technology to Enhance Elementary Teachers' Social Studies Preparation

    Patrice Grimes, University of Virginia, United States; Tom Hammond, University of Virginia, United States

    With increased curricular and classroom demands, many elementary teachers do not use technology in social studies planning or instruction. Presenters will demonstrate two software tools, Tapped-In ... More

    pp. 1040-1041

  3. Teaching to the Soul in an Online Graduate Course: A Personal Journey

    Dale Hoskisson, Valley City State University, United States

    This paper is part of an ongoing effort to develop a theory of reaching the soul in education. I will discuss efforts to apply previously developed principles (Hoskisson 2003, 2004) in an online... More

    pp. 1042-1047

  4. Technologies for Online Instruction-- A Help or Hindrance

    Beverly Irby, Barbara Polnick & Mary Nichter, Sam Houston State University, United States

    In 2005, the Educational Leadership and Counseling Department of Sam Houston State University initiated an online Master's program for students who are seeking a Master's in Education Degree in... More

    pp. 1048-1050

  5. Fostering Faculty Innovation with Technology – Information Technology Innovations Mini-Grant Program

    Kenneth Janz & Susan Simkowski, Indiana State University, United States

    The Center for Instruction, Research, and Technology (CIRT) at Indiana State University assists faculty with their integration of emerging and innovative technologies into instruction and research ... More

    pp. 1051-1054

  6. Assessing the Process of Change Initiatives: Graduate Education Applications

    Cathy Kaufman, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    This session discusses the benefits of an instrument developed by Hall & Hord for institutions seeking to better assess the relationship between transformational goals of the larger organization... More

    pp. 1055-1058

  7. A Proposal of a Methodology of Supporting Teacher Reflection by Presenting Differences between Planned and Implemented Actions

    Fumiko Konno, Yuki Higuchi & Takashi Mitsuishi, Tohoku University, Japan

    This study is intended to develop a methodology in support of daily teacher reflection, which is considered to be performed automatically using a computer system. In our method, based on our... More

    pp. 1059-1065

  8. A New Master of Science Program in Educational Technology

    Charles Koop, DeVry University, United States

    This new Master of Science in Educational Technology program has been developed to address the increasing need for continuing education for educators in applying technology to teaching and... More

    pp. 1066-1068

  9. What Happens When You Ask Children What They Want to Know?: Puting Theory into Practice, a Pre-Service Perspective

    Lindsay Laczak, Erin Bohn, Anne Johnson & Joette Stefl-Mabry, University at Albany, SUNY, United States

    Graduate schools frequently expose students to the discord between theory and practice. A graduate course entitled Technology and the School Media Center provided an opportunity to juxtapose theory... More

    pp. 1069-1075

  10. Innovative Professional Development: Technology Connecting Teachers, Students and Parents

    Amy S. C. Leh, California State University San Bernardino, United States

    This presentation reports an innovative professional development at a school district that connected teachers, students, and parents. The training was collectively designed by a university... More

    pp. 1076-1079

  11. Using Technology to Increase Teacher Educator Efficiency and to Prevent Work-Related Stress

    Susan Miller, University of Nevada Las Vegas, United States; Bradley Kaffar, St. Cloud State University, United States; Danielle Ferreira, University of Nevada Las Vegas, United States

    The demands placed on teacher educators have increased in recent years due to the national education reform movements in both general and special education. Fortunately, advances in technology... More

    pp. 1080-1084

  12. What really matters for faculty to develop and implement hybrid/blended courses?

    Elsa-Sofia Morote, Helen Wittmann & Thomas Kelly, Dowling College, United States

    This study identifies factors that influence the adoption of hybrid courses by 128 faculty in Private colleges and universities in New York. Four factors were included: technology, pedagogy,... More

    pp. 1085-1089

  13. Knowledge Acquisition in Hybrid Classrooms

    Thanh Nguyen & Arthur Lizie, Bridgewater State College, United States

    How can one leverage the technological benefits of an online classroom without losing both the interpersonal advantages of face-to-face contact and pedagogically sound classroom management... More

    pp. 1090-1097

  14. Birth of a Doctoral Program in Instructional Technology

    Mark Piwinsky, James Lenze & Kurt Dudt, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    Abstract: Since the mid-1980's, the issue of a doctoral program in Communications Media was a topic of discussion at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In 2006, an alignment of factors occurred... More

    pp. 1098-1105

  15. A Practical Model for Multimedia Development

    Stephen Rodriguez, TAMUCC, United States

    Various authoring tools have popularized the use of the use of multimedia in the schools. This presentation offers a detailed, practical model whose purpose is to guide preservice and inservice... More

    pp. 1106-1113

  16. SITE Fireside Chat #2: Issues and Strategies for Mentoring Doctoral Students in Instructional Technology

    Lynne Schrum, George Mason University, United States; Tom Hammond, University of Virginia, United States

    This panel continues a conversation started at SITE 2006, in which doctoral students and professors discussed the challenges of preparing for and beginning a career in instructional technology.... More

    pp. 1114-1115

  17. Digital Storytelling Curriculum for Social Justice Learners & Leaders

    Adrienne Andi Sosin, Miriam Pepper-Sanello, Susan Eichenholtz, Lucia Buttaro & Richard Edwards, Adelphi University, United States

    This paper addresses the process of building constructivist curriculum that supports teachers and administrators in the use of technology in innovative ways to promote social justice goals. Four... More

    pp. 1116-1122

  18. An On-line Practicum Model for Preparing Administrators

    Derry Stufft, University of Scranton, United States

    The University of Scranton offers a Masters Degree program for Educational Administration and one in Curriculum and Instruction on-campus and on-line. The On-Line program was designed to operate... More

    pp. 1123-1126

  19. A Model for Self Evaluation and Analysis of Preservice Teacher Performance

    Tonya Tripp, Charles Graham, Brigham Dye & Geoffrey Wright, Brigham Young University, United States

    In this presentation we will share what we have found in the literature about the use of video analysis tools to help preservice teachers analyze both expert and personal teaching performance. We... More

    pp. 1127-1132

  20. Faculty Development from the Ground Up: Best Practices for Instituting an Institute

    Laurie Trufant, University of New Hampshire, United States

    The University of New Hampshire set out to inaugurate a Faculty Instructional Technology Summer Institute (FITSI) to promote the integration of instructional technology into teaching and learning. ... More

    pp. 1133-1139