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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. Comparison Of High And Low Intrinsically Motivated Students in Their Preparation For College In The Use of Technology

    Lincoln Johnson, Korto Scott, Mark Pitterson, Brian Brachio & Elsa-Sofia Morote, Dowling College, United States

    The purpose of this study is to determine if students who are self-taught in the use of technology are better prepared to utilize technology in college in comparison to students who are less self... More

    pp. 2499-2503

  2. What middle grade students think about technology and academic engagement in school: Implications for teacher educators.

    John Lee, Hiller Spires & Kim Turner, North Carolina State University, United States

    There is growing consensus among policy groups that if current generations of students are to be competitive in the twenty-first century, our education system must be transformed to address the... More

    pp. 2504-2509

  3. Developing a Corporate Database Training Program At a National Non-profit Organization

    Caroline Oblack, Strayer University, United States

    In 2005, a national non-profit organization determined the need to upgrade their fund-raising database to accommodate the increasing number of donors to the organization. The organization utilized ... More

    pp. 2510-2512

  4. New Media and Pre-Service Professional Development: Using Blogs for Student Teacher E-Portfolio Creation and Open Source Programming Curriculum

    Karen Brennan, University of British Columbia, Canada

    Despite advancements in web technologies that enable extensive aesthetic control and interactivity, very little had changed over the span of nearly a decade with respect to the layout and aesthetic... More

    pp. 2513-2518

  5. “Why Can’t I Get this Thing to Work?”: Evaluating Strategies to Promote Preservice Secondary Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Toward Technology Integration

    Liesl Combs & Michael Evans, Virginia Tech School of Education, United States

    This exploratory study examines the effect instructional strategies designed to facilitate mental model generation have on self-efficacy. Self-efficacy has been identified as a key variable related... More

    pp. 2519-2526

  6. Infusing technology in pre service teacher education programs in Portugal: an experience with weblogs

    Clara Coutinho, University of Minho - Braga - Portugal, Portugal

    This paper presents an experience of internet integration in pre service teacher education programs in Portugal. Participated in the study 26 student teachers, 14 from Natural Sciences (S) and 12... More

    pp. 2527-2534

  7. Teaching Mathematics with Technology: Exploring Collaborative Approaches

    Mesut Duran, University of Michigan-Dearborn, United States

    This study examines the impact of a professional development program in which a networked learning community approach was implemented to provide training and support for content-specific use of... More

    pp. 2535-2541

  8. Educational Robotics for Elementary School Classroom

    Amy Eguchi, Bloomfield College, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to introduce one sample of educational robotics curriculum used at The School at Columbia University, a private elementary school affiliated with Columbia University.... More

    pp. 2542-2549

  9. The Prepared Technology Teacher in the Real World School

    Jacque Ewing-Taylor, Raggio Research Center for STEM Education, United States; LaMont Johnson, University of Nevada, United States

    This paper demonstrates the results of a qualitative study that examines the successes, failures, and attitudes of a group of PT3-trained teachers after at least one year of public school teaching.... More

    pp. 2550-2553

  10. Developing Student Assignments That Require the Creation of PowerPoint Presentations: A Six Step Model

    Bobby Ezell, Daphne Johnson & Marilyn Rice, Sam Houston State University, United States

    Requiring students to create PowerPoint presentations can provide an effective and imaginative way for students to demonstrate what they understood about a curriculum topic. Yet, many teachers are... More

    pp. 2554-2557

  11. Factors Influencing Pre-Service Teachers Intent to Use Technology: An Empirical Study

    Pawan Jain, John Cochenour & Smita Jain, University of Wyoming, United States; Kioh Kim, NorthWestern State University, United States

    Abstract: This paper reports the findings of a study conducted on pre-service teachers enrolled in a teacher preparation course: "Teaching with Micro-computers", at a major rocky mountain... More

    pp. 2558-2563

  12. One Laptop Per Teacher: Content and Curriculum for (in-service) Teacher Training

    Ian Kennedy, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa; Delia Pass, Rutherford County Schools, United States; Roxan Cadir, University Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique

    A promising medium is the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC); when used by the teacher, it is called One Laptop Per Teacher (OLPT). This paper proposes structure and content for in-service training of... More

    pp. 2564-2569

  13. Increasing preservice teachers' self-efficacy in using technology

    Michiko Kobayashi, Southern Utah University, United States

    In order to promote technology integration into K-12 classrooms, it is important that pre-service teachers feel comfortable with using technology. Past research shows that preservice teachers'... More

    pp. 2570-2573

  14. ePortfolio Scaffolding Study

    Sandra A. Lathem & Joyce L. Morris, University of Vermont, United States; Kirk Vandersall, Arroyo Research Services, United States; Jing Qi, The University of Vermont, United States

    The e-Portfolio Scaffolding Study examines the process by which pre-service teachers in the elementary, middle, and physical education programs at the University are taught to construct licensure... More

    pp. 2574-2581

  15. The “I’m Feeling Lucky Syndrome”: Teacher-Candidates’ Knowledge of Web Searching Strategies

    Corinne Laverty, Queen;s University, Canada

    The need for web literacy has become increasingly important with the exponential growth of learning materials on the web that are freely accessible to educators. Teachers need the skills to locate ... More

    pp. 2582-2587

  16. Electronic Portfolios: From learning and assessment to supporting reporting

    Joyce Morris, Sandra A. Lathem & Jing Qi, University of Vermont, College of Education and Social Services, United States; Kirk Vandersall, Arroyo Research Services, United States

    This paper describes top-level findings from a three-year study about implementing different models of electronic portfolios funded by the 2003 US Department of Education PT3 grant initiative. It ... More

    pp. 2588-2595

  17. The Learning Resource Centre as a strategic tool to implement and change the use of ICT in Teacher Education

    Lena Olsson, Stockholm Institute of Education, Lärum, Sweden

    eachers in Sweden are still in need of digital literacies to master pedagogical use of ICT in schools. Teacher Education has a key role in adding the use of ICT to the abilities of their students... More

    pp. 2596-2602

  18. Multi-Modal Technology and Literature Revisited: Building a New Teacher Preparation Model for the 21st Century Using 21st Century Tools

    Carol Pope, Candy Beal & Lodge McCammon, NC State University, United States; Melissa Edwards & Joy Clarke, Wake County School System, United States; Ji-eun Suh, NC State University, United States

    Abstract: This paper updates research findings on the 2006 SITE presentation, a multi-modal technology project investigating the role of technology in teaching literature and preparing teachers. A... More

    pp. 2603-2605

  19. Revisiting the Effectiveness of PT3: A look at Technology Integration Retention Three Years Later

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

    Three years after the final report for a PT3 grant is submitted, how do faculty and students continue to integrate technology? This study examines to what degree faculty and students at one... More

    pp. 2606-2608

  20. Facilitating reflective practice for pre-service teachers through electronic portfolio development

    Jing Qi, The University of Vermont, United States; Kirk Vandersall, Arroyo Reserach Services, United States

    ePortfolio has made a great contribution to the technology proficiency of pre-service teachers at our site; however, the degree to which the process of electronic portfolio development facilitate... More

    pp. 2609-2616