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

Mar 26, 2007


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

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Number of papers: 702

  1. Technology Integration through Constructivist Lenses

    Laura Mitchell, Fielding Graduate University, United States

    Technology is changing how students think and learn. The purpose of education is to prepare students for the next 25 years.The needs of the students have changed from the industrial age to the... More

    pp. 1874-1881

  2. Transition from Face-to-Face to Online Instruction: Utilization of Oncourse CL at a University in Indiana

    Ju Park, Indiana University Northwest, United States

    This short paper mainly demonstrates how a teaching center helps faculty members utilize online teaching methods. In faculty development, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) has... More

    pp. 1882-1883

  3. Leadership, Vision, and Successful Technology Integration in the Elementary Classroom

    Delia Pass, Rutherford County Schools, United States

    The focus of this paper is successful practices of creating a shared vision to encourage computer technology integration in the classroom resulting in increased student use of these technologies to... More

    pp. 1884-1891

  4. Teacher Educator E-Portfolios: The How, the What, and the Why

    Barbara Short, Carthage College, United States; Loretta Donovan, California State University, Fullerton, United States; Cari Klecka, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States; Karen Venditti, Purdue University, Calumet, United States

    This research focused on the analysis of 14 teacher educators' standards-based electronic portfolios developed during their participation in the Teacher Educator Standards Cohort (TESC). The... More

    pp. 1892-1897

  5. Technology facilitator as technology leader: Exhibiting key educational leadership characteristics

    William Sugar & Harold Holloman, East Carolina University, United States

    In our study, we proposed that a technology facilitator possesses and exhibits a range of educational leadership skills. To document this phenomenon, we identified a list of leadership... More

    pp. 1898-1901

  6. ISTE NCATE Standards Feedback Session

    Lajeane Thomas, Louisiana Tech University, United States

    pp. 1902-1908

  7. Using Video-case Based Instruction in an Introduction to Teaching Profession Course

    Evrim Baran, Iowa State University, United States; Ercan Kiraz, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    This paper is a report of findings of a study which was conducted to understand students' perceptions and attitudes towards an alternative instructional method namely: video-case based instruction ... More

    pp. 1909-1914

  8. Podcasting and Video Podcasting: How it Works and How it’s Used for Instruction

    Abbie Brown, East Carolina University, United States; Tim Green, California State University, Fullerton, United States

    This paper addresses the questions: What is podcasting?; What is video podcasting?; When is video podcasting a helpful addition to a live or online course?; What educational institutions are... More

    pp. 1915-1921

  9. Enhancing the Power of Anticipatory Sets Using Multimedia

    Linda Brupbacher & Dawn Wilson, Houston Baptist University, United States

    A Technology Enhanced Anticipatory Set (TEASe) is a three to six minute multimedia lesson introduction designed to increase interest, motivation and learning. The TEASe combines the potential... More

    pp. 1922-1925

  10. Using an Online Journaling Tool to Collect Rich Self Reflection Data with Elementary School Children

    Chris Campbell & Craig Deed, La Trobe University, Australia

    Abstract: This study investigated student engagement in boys in Grade 6 from one elementary school in Victoria, Australia. One of the unique features of this study was the development and use of... More

    pp. 1926-1930

  11. Using the Cell Phone for Class Content: An Exploration

    Terence Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States

    This paper describes a project that involved converting reading material for student access through their cell phones. Cell phones can be used for sending electronic versions of reading materials... More

    pp. 1931-1936

  12. Will you be my friend? Prospective teachers’ use of Facebook and implications for teacher education

    Jade Coutts, Kara Dawson, Jeff Boyer & Richard Ferdig, University of Florida, United States

    The popularity of Facebook on our campus and on campuses across the country coupled with our colleagues' passionate reaction to prospective teachers' use of it led us to design this study.... More

    pp. 1937-1941

  13. Use of Online Dilemma Discussion to Improve Moral Reasoning Scores of Teacher Education Students

    Rhoda Cummings & Cleborne D. Maddux, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of teacher education students' participation in online dilemma discussion on moral reasoning scores. Students were presented with either... More

    pp. 1942-1947

  14. Facilitating Collaborative Partnerships in a Graduate Teacher Education Program to Produce Instructional Video Resources.

    Jason Davis, Texas A&M University-Commerce, United States

    A number of implementation models for collaborative projects have been employed in a graduate Educational Technology course in digital video and audio production. These projects have facilitated... More

    pp. 1948-1952

  15. Adventures in WebQuests! Pre-Service Teachers Participate in a WebQuest to Create their Own

    Leticia De Leon, University of Texas Pan American, United States

    WebQuests are prolific online. Every time teachers search for WebQuests, a quick search on a favorite search engine yields hundreds of results. However, much like young students who have first... More

    pp. 1953-1959

  16. Espace: electronic system for peer assessment and coaching efficiency

    Maurice De Volder, Open University Netherlands, Netherlands

    Making assessment a learning event rather than a "final judgment", is surely a desirable goal in the context of (lifelong) learning. This is especially so in the fields of teacher education and... More

    pp. 1960-1964

  17. Culturally Sensitive Computer Environments for Pedagogy: A Review of the Literature

    Chris Deason, Texas Tech University and the Lubbock Independent School District, United States

    Abstract: This brief paper is a literature review in progress regarding culturally sensitive computer environments for pedagogy. There has been considerable neglect by educational technology... More

    pp. 1965-1967

  18. Computer Games and Student Learning: The Good and the Ugly

    Andy Degenhart & Jared Keengwe, Muskingum College, United States; Grace Onchwari, University of North Dakota, United States

    A lot of negative claims have been made about the use of computer games for learning. However, we can not deny that some computer games that include knowledge games, simulation games, logical games... More

    pp. 1968-1970

  19. Using Technology to Increase IEP Efficiency for Educators

    Danielle Ferreira & Susan D'Aniello, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States; Bradley Kaffar, Saint Cloud State University, United States

    Current legislation (IDEA 2004 and NCLB 2001) mandates require that team members (e.g. special education teacher, parents, general education teacher, administrator, school psychologist, speech and ... More

    pp. 1971-1973

  20. Learning by Communicating Concepts Through Comics

    Leslee Francis Pelton, Timothy Pelton & Karen Moore, University of Victoria, Canada

    Comics are a part of popular culture that simultaneously appeals to children and raises the eyebrows of parents and educators. Comics were enthusiastically examined for educational potential in the... More

    pp. 1974-1981