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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 social bookmarking to enhance an undergraduate educational technology course

    Jason Abbitt, Miami University, United States; Michael Odell, University of Texas at Tyler, United States

    This study, currently in-progress, focuses on the implementation and usage patterns of a web-based social bookmarking application in use in a upper-level course focusing on the integration of... More

    pp. 2284-2287

  2. Improving Online Delivery of Instruction: Using Personality Profiles as an Indicator

    Gerald Burgess, Albany State University, United States

    There is a strong tie between learning styles, teaching styles, and personality profile. We gain one indicator through the use of personality profiles and we begin to form an intuitive sense of... More

    pp. 2288-2290

  3. Blackboard Vista as a Tool for Teaching, Learning, and Administration in a Teacher Education Program

    Irene Linlin Chen & Viola Garcia, University of Houston Downtown, United States

    University of Houston Downtown has recently upgraded its course management system from WebCT CE to Blackboard Vista. Campus faculty members are trying out the emerging interactive features of Vista... More

    pp. 2291-2295

  4. Web-based Collaborative Learning Community: An Emphasis on Social Constructive Theory

    Chia-Jung Chung, Hui-Ju Huang & Susan Ohara, California State University, Sacramento, United States

    This paper presents an instructional model that applies a web-based tool (TaskStream) to provide the access to incorporate the social interactions, reflective processes, and situate learning.... More

    pp. 2296-2301

  5. Facing the Challenge of Developing an Online "Tech Standards for Teachers" Course

    Deborah Clark, Marshall University Graduate College, United States

    Designed to encourage scholarly activity and promote professional growth experiences for doctoral candidates, the Residency Portfolio at Marshall University replaced the use of comprehensive exams ... More

    pp. 2302-2309

  6. Web-Based Portals for Curriculum Differentiation: A Presentation of the www.GiftedSources.com Portal

    Kimberly P. Code, Northern Kentucky University, United States

    Educators, parents, and students are regularly seeking web-based resources to enrich their instruction and develop student content knowledge. This paper will present the development and... More

    pp. 2310-2313

  7. The Impact of Web Communities and Online Literature Circles on Teacher Efficacy

    Daphney Curry, Ann Estrada & Michaelle Kitchen, Midwestern State University, United States

    Participants will learn how to connect pre-service teachers to critical issues through realistic fiction using web communities that incorporate online literature circles and threaded discussions.... More

    pp. 2314-2315

  8. An interactivist e-community of practice using Web 2:00 tools

    John Cuthell, MirandaNet, United Kingdom; Christina Preston Preston, MirandaNet Fellowship, United Kingdom

    This paper explores emergent modes of communal and constructive digital knowledge building adopted by the MirandaNet: Fellowship. This professional e-community of practice, established in 1992,... More

    pp. 2316-2325

  9. Using Technology to Provide Teacher Induction: A University/District Collaborative Project

    Susan D'Aniello, Danielle Ferreira & Susan Miller, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States

    The use of technology, specifically Internet-based resources, is increasingly being used to support the ongoing development of novice teachers working in the field. In this presentation,... More

    pp. 2326-2331

  10. Professional Learning Communities and Online Communities of Practice for Pre-service Teacher Education Candidates and New Teachers

    David Dibbon, Faculty of Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada; Hayward Blake, faculty of Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada

    How can the theoretical and practical knowledge about professional learning communities, communities of practice and organizational learning inform current practices in teacher education programs? ... More

    pp. 2332-2334

  11. Video Streaming in Virtual Worlds (Second Life)

    Kai Dupe & Lani Fraizer, Pepperdine University, United States

    Second Life is a 3-D virtual world. It is entirely built and owned by its players known as residents. Since its inception in 2003, it has exploded in popularity and currently boasts upwards of one... More

    p. 2335

  12. Using an Electronic Discussion Board with Childhood Education Student Teachers

    Karen Everett, Molly College, United States

    Twenty-six Childhood Education student teachers communicated with each other for ten weeks using WebCT. Their discussions focused on providing each other ideas and support for how to include... More

    pp. 2336-2341

  13. Establishing Teacher Communities to Exchange Good Practices in Using ICT

    Robert Fox, Nancy Law & Yuen Allan, Centre for Information Technology in Education, Hong Kong

    The absence of a strong collaborative culture within and across schools has been identified as one of the barriers to the successful development and implementation of innovative practices in using ... More

    pp. 2342-2350

  14. Testing a New Talking Stick: An Indigenous Community Organization and a Canadian University Try Desktop Videoconferencing in Partnership

    Kate Freeman & Jackie Moore, Queen's University, Canada

    This paper explores the usefulness of desktop videoconferencing in furthering the initiatives of an Indigenous teacher education program geographically remote from the university. The Aboriginal... More

    pp. 2351-2356

  15. My Space in College: Students Use of Virtual Communities to Define their Fit in Higher Education

    Rex Heer, Iowa State University, United States

    This poster presentation is based upon a qualitative study that examined the use of a virtual community environment (orkut.com) to assist first year college students' social and academic... More

    pp. 2357-2363

  16. Strategies for Integrating Centra in an Online Teaching Environment

    Elizabeth Hodge, Sharon Collins, John Southworth & Maureen Ellis, East Carolina University, United States

    In the quest to incorporate innovative instructional strategies educators have delineated a number of elements that lead to student success. These elements encompass the use of communication, and... More

    pp. 2364-2368

  17. Using a Hybrid Course Design to Develop a Multi-Dimensional Learning

    Michelle Johnston, University of Louisiana at Monroe, United States; Mark Binkley, Mississippi State University, United States

    This paper examines a hybrid course design model implemented at the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2004. The course design was chosen for an introductory education course as a means of: 1)... More

    pp. 2369-2371

  18. The Effect of Learning Ability and Personality Grouping on Learners' Interaction in Web-based discussion Learning

    Jaeyeob Jung, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South); Llju Cho, Eoeun Middle School, Korea (South); Seongchul Yun, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the effect of interaction focused on learners' interaction by using the learners' learning ability and personality as two variants when web-based... More

    pp. 2372-2376

  19. Learning Contract for Online Course Design

    Thanh Nguyen & Jeri Katz, Bridgewater State College, United States

    Over the years, many teacher training programs have introduced online courses to graduate students. The online components help cut travel time for many candidates who work all day in school. While ... More

    pp. 2377-2380

  20. Student characteristics and participation patterns in online discussion

    Hoe Kyeung Kim & Betzi Bateman, Cleveland State University, United States

    In this presentation, we will share results of a study conducted in an online Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) course. In this study, student participation patterns in an online... More

    pp. 2381-2387