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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. Using Emerging Technologies for Faculty Development

    Michael Uttendorfer, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    Abstract: A number of factors have been shown to influence the acceptance of new technologies in higher education. Research indicates that training and support are critical factors in the adoption ... More

    pp. 1140-1145

  2. Professors’ and Students’ Perceptions of Online Learning: A Qualitative Study

    Ling Wang, Nova Southeastern University, United States

    It is important to recognize faculty and students' attitudes, perceptions, and experiences to help faculty design and prepare an online course, to provide educators with information about... More

    pp. 1146-1148

  3. Information Technology Pedagogy in Architectural Curriculum and Profession

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

    Emerging interactive telecommunications venues promise to accommodate pedagogies that nurture and elicit advanced skills, but those who create these pedagogies must be guided by well-defined goals.... More

    pp. 1149-1154

  4. A Digital Teaching Assessment: How Emory’s Center for Interactive Teaching Is Maximizing Resources and Increasing Digital Literacy for Faculty and Graduate Student Teaching

    Wayne Morse Wayne & Shannon O'Daniel, Emory University, United States

    To implement data from the recent study to maximize resource allocations providing for increased digital literacy for Emory teachers. Emory's Center for Interactive Teaching (ECIT) partnered with... More

    pp. 1155-1159

  5. Using Faculty Learning Communities to Integrate WebCT Technology into a Curriculum

    Robert Wazienski, Illinois State University, United States

    Specific disciplines have varying propensities to integrate technology in a curriculum. Departments in the natural sciences and business seem to have more of a tendency to use technology in... More

    pp. 1160-1163

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  6. Revising ETC 557 Remaining Constructivist in a Standards-based, Teach to the Test World:

    Elizabeth Willis, Northern Arizona University, United States; Hong Zhan, Northern Arizona Universwity, United States; Shadow Armfield, Northern Arizona University, United States

    This paper discusses the needs, process, implementation and evaluation of the re-design and re-creation of one course in an educational technology program in order to meet NCATE/ISTE standards for ... More

    pp. 1164-1167

  7. Faculty Conceptions and Misconceptions in Hybrid Education

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

    This study identifies faculty conceptions and misconceptions of hybrid education courses. 128 faculty in Private colleges and universities in New York were surveyed. A list of 13 conceptual... More

    pp. 1168-1173

  8. Publishing Papers in the International Journal of Technology in Teaching and Learning: Guidelines and Tips

    Steve Chi-Yin Yuen, The University of Southern Mississippi, United States; Leping Liu & Cleborne Maddux, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    This presentation will discuss with potential authors about the guidelines and the quality and types of articles that would meet the criteria to be published in the new online academic journal... More

    pp. 1174-1179

  9. Faculty Adoption of Educational Technology: Does Gender Matter?

    George (Guoqiang) Zhou, City University of New York, United States; Judy (Zhijin) Xu, University of Alberta, Canada

    Gender differences have attracted great attention in today's educational research and practice. This study investigates the differences between female and male faculty in technology adoption. A... More

    pp. 1180-1185

  10. Early Experiences with SimMentoring: From Virtual to Real Teaching

    Rhonda Christensen, Institute for the Integration of Technology into Teaching & Learning, United States; Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States; Leslie Patterson & Carol Wickstrom, Dept. of Teacher Education & Administration, UNT, United States; Theresa Overall, Dept. of Technology & Cognition, UNT, United States; Lisa Hettler, Curriculum & Instruction, UNT, United States

    SimMentoring is a three-year project awarded by the U.S. Dept. of Education Fund For the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE) to the University of North Texas and Curveshift Inc. The... More

    pp. 1186-1188

  11. Digital Game-based Learning and dyslexia in higher education

    Mary Dziorny, Univ of North Texas, United States

    Digital Game-based Learning (DGL) has become a hot topic in educational technology in recent years. Additionally, effective instruction for students with dyslexia and other learning disabilities... More

    pp. 1189-1197

  12. The Use of a Computer Simulation to Support the Teaching of Operating System Concepts

    Pamela Fink & Arthur Hanna, St. Mary's University, United States

    Undergraduate computer science is best taught using active learning techniques. Active learning requires the student to explore and experiment to find the solutions to the foundational problems... More

    pp. 1198-1206

  13. Games and Engineers in the Middle School Science Classroom: A Case Study

    Teresa Franklin, Ohio University, United States; Jason Mayles, Ohio Unversity, United States; Chang Liu & David Chelberg, Ohio University, United States

    This paper examines the use of gaming software both within virtual (Second Life) and standalone environments in middle school science classrooms in rural Appalachian schools in Ohio. The case study... More

    pp. 1207-1212

  14. SimSchool: A “flight simulator” for teachers

    David Gibson, simSchool, United States

    This poster session will provide people with an update on the research and development of simSchool, a "flight simulator" for teachers. Recent pilots have shown promise for the simulator in... More

    pp. 1213-1215

  15. Simulating Teaching & Learning

    David Gibson, University of Vermont College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences, United States; Bokyeong Kim, Korea National University of Eudcation, Korea (South); Young Kyun Baek, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South); Rhonda Christensen & Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States; Dong Uk Cheong, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    This panel presentation will offer three perspectives on the subject of simulating teaching and learning by researchers and simulation developers from the US and Korea who are engaged in a... More

    pp. 1216-1217

  16. MMOGs: Vibrant examples of Communities of Practice

    Jonathan Gratch, University of North Texas, United States

    MMOGs (Massively Multiplayer Online Games) provide a dynamic, virtual learning structure in which the user experiences content learning in the context of the framed content. It is difficult to lock... More

    pp. 1218-1220

  17. Measuring Habits and Attitudes towards Computer and Video Games

    Greg Jones & Mary Jo Dondlinger, University of North Texas, United States

    The Computer Gaming Inventory has been created to measure student's attitudes towards and habits with computer and video games. The inventory is based off the Pew's Internet and American Life... More

    pp. 1221-1223

  18. Virtual Clinical Excursions: Gaming and Simulation for Application and Analysis

    Robin Lewis, Marshall University, United States

    Evaluating educational software to build graduate competency and a residency portfolio opportunity led to the discovery of a way to incorporate simulation software into current teaching practice... More

    pp. 1224-1229

  19. Promoting Physical Activity within the Elementary School Curriculum Through Simulations and Games

    Allen Partridge, Applied Media and Simulation Games Center, United States; Elaine Blair, Center for Health Promotion and Cardiac Disease Prevention, United States; Mary Beth Leidman, Applied Media and Simulation Games Center, United States

    Incidence of childhood overweight and obesity has increased dramatically over the past twenty years in the United States, prompting Howell Wechsler, Director of the Division of Adolescent and... More

    pp. 1230-1235

  20. Digital Natives Invade U.S. College and Universities: What to Do

    Maria Elena Reyes & Jeanne Yanes, University of Texas Pan American, United States

    Prensky (2006) coined the phrase "digital native" to refer to students who are radically different than those in the past due to early and on-going exposure and knowledge of the language of... More

    pp. 1236-1239