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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. Technology and Culture: A Conceptual Framework

    Richard Diem, The University of Texas at San Antonio, United States

    Cultural attributes define a society and the several stages in the lives of its populace.These notions and phases are both formal and informal and graduation from one and intiation into another are... More

    pp. 1465-1470

  2. Multimedia ePatternBooks through Mindtool and TypeII Applications

    Susan Elwood & Mary Ann Zipprich, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, United States

    This poster presentation will present one interdepartmental collaborative effort in developing and implementing a technology integration experience for teacher education students in special... More

    pp. 1471-1473

  3. LIKA - Digital literacy in Teacher Education

    Eva Fors, School of Sport and Health Sciences, Sweden; Eva Faahraeus, Stockholm University/KTH, Sweden; Annika Hossjer, Stockholm Institute of Education, Sweden; Christopher Sonnerbrandt, Royal College of Music in Stockholm, Sweden

    As a result of rapid changes in a digitalized society, an initiative is now taken by the Swedish Knowledge Foundation, with focus on ICT in Teacher training. Together with two other projects, the... More

    pp. 1474-1481

  4. Technology Integration: A Review of the Literature

    Cheryl Franklin, Boise State University, United States; Cheryl Bolick, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, United States

    Technology has been viewed as a lodestone for improving student academic performance and for increasing the flexibility of public schools. This paper provides a comprehensive review of the... More

    pp. 1482-1488

  5. The Teacher’s Leadership Role in Facilitating One-to-One Computing in an Elementary Classroom

    Megan Fritz, Penn State Great Valley, United States

    The teacher's leadership role is critically important in facilitating support in helping students learn to use handheld computers. This dissertation research showed that first grade students were... More

    pp. 1489-1491

  6. Using Preservice Teacher Work Samples as a Means for Assessing and Improving Technology Integration in Field Experiences

    Charles Graham, Brigham Young University, United States; Tonya Tripp & Nancy Wentworth, BYU, United States

    Abstract: This presentation will explore the use of a Teacher Work Sample (TWS) as a means for assessing preservice teachers' integration of technology during their field experiences. Technology... More

    pp. 1492-1499

  7. Active Learning: A Reflection on the Pedagogic Use of Social Software in a Campus-Based UK University

    Simran Grewal, Brunel University, United Kingdom

    This paper presents the preliminary findings from a work in progress study, which explores the pedagogic use of social software in a UK university. The study draws on findings from an undergraduate... More

    pp. 1500-1505

  8. "Technology Integration" as a Multidimensional Concept

    Pedro Hernández-Ramos, Santa Clara University, United States

    This paper analyzes "technology integration" as a concept, and presents two complementary tools designed to help a variety of constituencies (teacher educators, practicing teachers, etc) understand... More

    pp. 1506-1511

  9. A survey on computer environment and school work with computer for teachers at public elementary and junior high schools in Japan

    Takeharu Ishizuka, Shizuoka University, Japan; Tatsuya Horita, National Institute for Multimedia Education, Japan; Shin Sasada & Mari Wada, Uchida Yoko Co., Ltd., Japan

    A survey on computer environment and school work with computer was done in May and June 2006, to make clear 1)the status of ICT environment for school work and 2)work load and problems for teachers... More

    pp. 1512-1517

  10. A Sociocultural Framework to Guide the Development of a Collaborative Learning Community in Technology Integration

    Kamini Jaipal, Brock University, Canada

    This paper outlines a sociocultural framework for developing a collaborative learning community in technology integration. The framework is situated in Wenger's (1998) notion of a community of... More

    pp. 1518-1524

  11. Five Years Later: A Connected Lifelong Learning Community Grants Impact on Two School Corporations

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

    In the summer of 2001 Indiana State University received a $5,000,0000 grant as part of the Lilly Endowment Community Alliances to Promote Education (CAPE) program. Indiana State University... More

    pp. 1525-1529

  12. Blogging: Classroom Policies That Minimize Risks

    Gerrie Johnson, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, United States

    As the use of classroom blogs becomes more and more popular, educators must consider ways to minimize risks to the privacy and safety of their students. A national poll released in June 2006 found ... More

    pp. 1530-1535

  13. Longitudinal Study of Change in Classroom Practices of Technology Use by K-12 Teachers

    Pamela M Johnson, Adventure of the American Mind, Online Learning, United States

    This longitudinal study investigated the sustained change of technology use in the classroom by K-12 teachers following a one-year professional program. The study investigated specific factors... More

    pp. 1536-1541

  14. Teachers Using an IMS and Data Driven Decision Making: Success Factors from Six Schools

    Erin Jurgensen, Rebecca Thompson & Catherine Schifter, Temple University, United States

    Computer based solutions offer means for supporting accountability and use of data to drive decisions about instruction. The instructional management system (IMS), delivering student data directly ... More

    pp. 1542-1549

  15. The efficacy of eportfolios : an experiment with pupils and student teachers from Canada

    Thierry Karsenti, Sophie Goyer & Stephane Villeneuve, University of Montreal, Canada; Carole Raby, University of Quebec, Canada

    Practical training is an important aspect of teacher education programs in Quebec (Canada) universities. Student teachers spend one hundred and twenty days of their four-year university program... More

    pp. 1550-1553

  16. Instructional Integration of Computers to Improve Learning: Student Perception.

    Jared Keengwe, Muskingum College, United States; Longy Anyanwu, Tabor College, United States

    Two questions were investigated in this study: (a) what is the frequency of faculty integration of computer technology into classroom instruction? (b) To what extent does the frequency of faculty... More

    pp. 1554-1556

  17. Technology leverage: Student self reports about faculty use of computer technology in the classroom.

    Jared Keengwe, Muskingum College, United States; Longy Anyanwu, Tabor College, United States

    Introducing computer technology into schools will neither improve nor change the quality of classroom instruction unless teachers and educational leaders are able to evaluate and integrate the use ... More

    pp. 1557-1560

  18. Integrating Videoconferencing into K-12 Teaching and Learning Using the SuperNet

    Cathy King, King's Court Communications Group Ltd, Canada; Catherine Kullman, Telus Learning Connection, Canada

    The Videoconference Regional Leads Network (VCRLN) is intended to support Alberta's educational system by developing the skills and human capacity required for the successful implementation of the ... More

    pp. 1561-1568

  19. Integrating ICT into Classrooms: A note from Turkish Teachers

    Yasemin Kocak Usluel, Yasemin Demiraslan & Filiz Kuskaya Mumcu, Hacettepe University, Turkey

    Abstract: The objective of this study is to find out teachers' views on the integration of ICT into their courses and on the perceived obstacles to this integration. A questionnaire was... More

    pp. 1569-1575

  20. Research-Based Faculty Development and Its Impact on Teachers’ Professional Practice

    Amy S. C. Leh, California State University San Bernardino, United States; Lee Grafton, Palm Spring Unified School District, United States

    The Enhancing Education Through Technology Competitive Grant (EETT-C) funded the acquisition of hardware, software and a comprehensive faculty development program for 30 sixth to eighth grade... More

    pp. 1576-1583