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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. Applied Dynamic Learning Assessment in English Learning

    Zeng-han Lee, University of North Texas, United States

    Building Test on the World Wide Web is getting popular at these days. Testing on the Internet has the advantage of information sharing and can also overcome the limitation of time and space.... More

    pp. 2388-2394

  2. Integrating video game features into online learning discussion

    Yiyao Liao, Ohio Unviersity, United States

    This project incorporates some critical features that are commonly found in videogames into an online learning environment in the hope of improving participation in discussion forums. The project... More

    pp. 2395-2398

  3. A Synchronous Communication Tool for Online Learning: Strategies, Issues Outcomes

    Leping Liu, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    Online communication is one critical component in a Web based course. To effectively conduct the online communication, appropriate communication tool is necessary, and the integration of the tool... More

    pp. 2399-2403

  4. Design and Implementation of an Online Course in Counseling and Information Technology

    Leping Liu, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    This paper will present the author's experiences of design and implementation of an online course "Counseling and Information Technology." There are three dimensions in this course: (a) the... More

    pp. 2404-2408

  5. Best Practices for the Use of Wikis in Teacher Education Programs

    Sean McKay & Scot Headley, George Fox University, United States

    As wikis emerge as a mainstream collaborative web-based environment, teacher education faculty need guidelines regarding the best practices for using this technology. This paper aims to identify... More

    pp. 2409-2412

  6. Faculty and Student Opinions about the Differences Between Online and Traditional Courses

    Elsa-Sofia Morote, Thomas Franza & Tatum Stephanie, Dowling College, United States

    : This study surveyed the ways students interacted with their professors and their peers in both an academic and a social context. The students perceived their online experience to be neither... More

    pp. 2413-2424

  7. Synchronous Team Interaction in Computer-Supported Cooperative Learning

    Cheng-Chang Pan, Michael Sullivan & Rene Corbeil, University of Texas at Brownsville, United States; Richard Cornell, University of Central Florida, United States

    Prior research in team interaction within the realm of computer supported cooperative learning has been commonly conducted in an asynchronous learning environment. Few studies were centered on text... More

    pp. 2425-2428

  8. MentorPlace – A School-University Electronic Mentoring Project

    Christian Penny & David Bolton, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, United States

    This paper reports on a study that partnered, one-on-one, teacher candidates at suburban University with K-12 students at urban schools. The paired students communicated on a weekly basis using a... More

    pp. 2429-2435

  9. Literature Review on Telementoring in K-12 Schools

    Zahra Punja, University of Toronto, Canada

    In this paper, I will outline the emergence of telementoring as a result of the innovation of Internet technologies. A review of the literature will be provided on traditional face-to-face... More

    pp. 2436-2441

  10. Clearinghouse Portal: Building an Electronic Network for P-16 Educators on Evidence-based Practices

    Brian Reid & Mary Jo Rattermann, University of Indianapolis, United States; John Keller & Nancy Connor, Indiana Humanities Council, United States; James Aldridge, University of Indianapolis, United States

    Educational excellence is a widely held but elusive goal. Communities in Indiana face an increasingly complex array of challenges on this front from expanded cultural diversity and student needs... More

    pp. 2442-2447

  11. The Evolution of an Ed Tech Curricular Resource Site: A Case Study

    Stephen Rodriguez, TAMUCC, United States

    This presentation provides guidance on how to optimally design an Internet-based curricular resource site (CURE-SI). Content of the presentation is based upon the author's experiences with... More

    pp. 2448-2450

  12. Challenges and Opportunities in Forming Collaborative Partnerships in Higher Education

    Luisa Rosu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States; Delwyn Harnisch, University of Nebraska at Lincoln, United States; Bertram C. Bruce & Rita Davis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

    Three challenging situations emerged in the growth process of teaching partnerships involving K-12 teachers and graduate fellows in the sciences, mathematics, engineering, and technology... More

    pp. 2451-2453

  13. Reflections on a Community Lost and Found

    Tim Savage & Ann FitzGibbon, Trinity College, Dublin University, Ireland

    Abstract: This paper discusses the impact on a continuing postgraduate class of an unexpected temporary loss of the technological platform sustaining the online aspect of their strong blended... More

    pp. 2454-2461

  14. Facilitating Educational Synchronous Online Discussions

    Shufang Shi, State University of New York at Cortland, United States; Karl Strause, Michigan State University, United States

    The goal of the study was to better understand the nature and dynamics of moderated synchronous group discussion as it relates to individual cognition and group interaction. While such a goal is... More

    pp. 2462-2469

  15. Mobile Tutoring – distributed interactive learning arena with synchronous video and audio

    Arvid Staupe & Line Kolaas, IDI/NTNU, Norway

    Abstract: "Mobile tutoring" was a pilot project carried out at NTNU in the spring of 2005. Through the pilot project Mobile tutoring was fronted as an alternative to traditional tutoring of... More

    pp. 2470-2475

  16. Cheating in the Cyberworld: Ideas for discouragement and prevention

    Jennifer Summerville, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States

    According to a recent study, 2.3 million students enrolled in online courses in 2004. As more universities move to an online or blended mode, the prevention of cheating and other academically... More

    pp. 2476-2477

  17. Components of on-line learning Community for novice teacher

    Park Sungdeok, Park Okhee & Lee Hwana, korea national university of edutacion, Korea (South)

    Collaborative on-line tools such as instant messaging(IM)andon-line learning communities developed with blogs and wikis are efficient and organized systems based on dynamic two-way communication. ... More

    pp. 2478-2485

  18. Blogging: a Collaborative Online Discussion Tool

    Shiangkwei Wang & Hui-Yin Hsu, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    Originally, blogs served as personal journaling tools. Recently blogs are more often applied to form online communities and thus expanded to more extensive uses in education. Little has been... More

    pp. 2486-2489

  19. A Problem-Based Learning System in the Case of Information Technology Education

    Cheng-Ying Yang, National Formosa University, Taiwan; Victor R.L. Shen & Tong-Ying Juang, National Taipei University, Taiwan

    A Problem-Based Learning (PBL) system is presented with the Website help in this paper. This system is constructed with instructional theory, learning theory, and PBL instructional activities. Also... More

    pp. 2490-2494

  20. The Evolution of a Web Community of Teacher Leaders: The Experience of a Charter Member…and “Lurker”

    Jan Yow, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

    The Network is a web-based community of teacher leaders that began as a listserv of 50 teachers. Currently including teachers from across the United States and Canada, the Network reduces teacher... More

    pp. 2495-2498