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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. Instructional Design Guidelines Facilitating Pre-service Teachers' Acquisition of Complex Skills

    Jung Lim & Sanghoon Park, Northwestern State University, United States

    This presentation will introduce the 4C/ID-model (four components of instructional design model developed by van Merrienboer) for the design of instructional programs for complex cognitive skills. ... More

    pp. 1584-1587

  2. Using instructional technology to engage students in active learning

    Youmei Liu & Madhuri Kumar, University of Houston, United States

    Active learning "derives from two basic assumptions: (1) that learning is by nature an active endeavor and (2) that different people learn in different ways" (Meyers & Jones, 1993). How do teachers... More

    pp. 1588-1591

  3. A Laboratory for Teaching Learning Objects’ Thinking for In-service Teachers

    Najib Manea , ABD & David Rutledge, New Mexico State University, United States

    Abstract: This paper presents research on Learning Objects potential in scaffolding teachers' technology integration. The main focus is planning and creating learning objects, metadata creation,... More

    pp. 1592-1599

  4. Teachers, Text and Technology

    Monica McCartney & Traci Minny, Suncrest Middle School, United States; Terence Ahern, West Virginia University, United States

    Improving student writing is an issue facing many educators today. Many school systems have begun looking to writing across the curriculum as a means of incorporating writing within the content... More

    pp. 1600-1603

  5. Podcasting Best Practice Based on Research Data

    Shawn McCombs, Youmei Liu, Craig Crowe, Keith Houk & Dale Higginbotham, University of Houston, United States

    Our Podcasting pilot in the Spring 2006 yielded valuable data on effective use of Podcasting in instructional delivery. At this session, we will share with audiences the research data we collected ... More

    pp. 1604-1609

  6. Technocratic Discourses: How Policy Talk Constructs Technology at Odds With Teachers

    Debra Monesmith & Neelam Patel, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    Significant expenditures on computer technology, coupled with increased expectations for school and teacher education improvement, have led policymakers to problematize educators' use of... More

    pp. 1610-1617

  7. Net Generation Teachers

    Molly Munkatchy, Western New England College, United States

    pp. 1618-1622

  8. The importance of technology integration: What technology-using teachers believe

    Lee Nelson, University of Oklahoma, United States

    Abstract: A grounded theory cross-case approach was used to investigate twelve exemplary technology-using teachers' experiences with learning to use and integrate technology in their teaching, and ... More

    pp. 1623-1625

  9. User-Designed Open Source Electronic Portfolios: The Case of eDoc Designed by Faculty, Students, and Staff

    Rema Nilakanta, Lesya Hassall & Niki Davis, Iowa State University, United States

    This round table discussion centers around the collaborative design and development of electronic portfolio themes (interfaces) by students, faculty, and staff from a didactic undergraduate program... More

    pp. 1626-1630

  10. Preparing to use Technology: Guiding teacher candidates to integrate technology into the K-12 curriculum

    Blanche O'Bannon, The University Of Tennessee, United States; Kathleen Puckett, Arizona State University, United States

    Abstract: With continued emphasis on the integration of technology into the curriculum, teacher preparation programs feel urgency to comply with growing demands to develop new teachers who can to... More

    pp. 1631-1632

  11. A Study of West Virginia P-12 Teachers' Use of the Internet as a Professional and Instructional Tool

    Sandra Orr, West Virginia State University, United States; Heaton Lisa, Marshall University Graduate College, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study investigating West Virginia P-12 teachers' use of the Internet as a professional and instructional tool. Descriptive in nature this study used both... More

    pp. 1633-1640

  12. From WebQuests to NetQuests: A New Model for Meaningful Integration of the Internet

    Raymond Pastore, Bloomsburg University, United States; Ray Pastore, Penn State University, United States

    WebQuests have influenced many teachers to integrate the Internet into the curriculum in a meaningful manner by utilizing constructivist practices and principles. While this has been a successful... More

    pp. 1641-1643

  13. Using Inspiration to Promote Meaningful Learning in a Teacher Preparation Program

    Carmen Pena & Jeanne Yanes, The University of Texas - Pan American, United States

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of Inspiration in a teacher preparation program. During the Fall Semester of 2006, 40 students in the teacher preparation program at the ... More

    pp. 1644-1646

  14. Boundary Crossings: An Activity Theoretical Analysis of Technology Diffusion in a Teacher Education Program

    Lisa Peruski, Punya Mishra, Cheryl Rosaen & Matthew Koehler, Michigan State University, United States

    Abstract: Technology diffusion refers to the process of spreading a program of technology use across/throughout an organization, program, etc. We used activity theory to frame the research design... More

    pp. 1647-1653

  15. Design of an expert systems that integrate faculty expertise in different domains

    Marcos Pinto, City Tech, CUNY, United States; Hsinrong Wei, QCC, CUNY, United States

    The convergence of concepts and practices into specific knowledge domains makes it possible to build an expert system which students and learners can tap on when in searching for answers and... More

    pp. 1654-1656

  16. Integrating Technologies into Education Courses: Faculty Changing Teaching Practices, Faculty Changing Teacher Candidates' Teaching Practices

    Margaret Pope & Dana Franz, Mississippi State University, United States

    Curriculum and Instruction (C & I) faculty at a Research I Land Grant university have been given the opportunity to teach in technology equipped classrooms. This study examines how faculty in the C... More

    pp. 1657-1659

  17. The Technology Coordinator: An Analysis of the Interactions and Perceptions that Influence Effectiveness

    Portia Pusey, William Sadera & Jeffrey Kenton, Towson University, United States

    Abstract: A Mid-Atlantic University partnered with the State Department of Education to conduct a three year mixed-methodology study to investigate professional development and technology... More

    pp. 1660-1663

  18. 3d-E-Learning Model: A New Model for Integrating ICT in Higher Education Curricula

    Nouhad Rizk, University of Houston, United States

    The primary purpose of the study is to explore student and faculty perceptions of an online curriculum to help decision makers and researchers determine whether they would pursue the use of such a ... More

    pp. 1664-1671

  19. Database Development for a Large Scale Educational Research Project

    Vehbi Sanalan & Karen Irving, The Ohio State University, United States

    This paper introduces a database development process for a large scale educational research project. The research data is collected through tests, surveys, observations and field notes from 157... More

    pp. 1672-1676

  20. Virtual Classroom Visits

    Margaret Scordias, Fontbonne University, United States

    Virtual Classroom Visits solved the problem of developing interpretation skills of preservice teachers when making classroom observations. This use of videoconferencing technology (H.323) allows... More

    pp. 1677-1684