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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. Gender Differences in CALL Programs for English as a Second Language Acquisition

    Cheng-Chieh Lai, Prairie View A&M University, United States; Ming-Mu Kuo, Wenzao Ursuline College of Languages, Taiwan

    The purpose of the study was to examine the effects of gender differences on the application of CALL programs for second language acquisition. Gender difference is an important theme in linguistic ... More

    pp. 2833-2836

  2. Collaborative video analysis tools for teacher reflection

    Jamie Myers, Penn State University, United States

    Digital technologies and Studio Code software provide powerful tools for turning classroom video into the collaborative construction of knowledge about teaching and learning. This presentation... More

    pp. 2837-2838

  3. Transactions, Interactions and Online Environments

    Carole Rhodes, Queens College, City University of New York, United States

    Transactional theory has emerged as one of the most significant aspects of reading theory. The stance that one adopts while reading a text impacts on that interaction. The three basic dimensions... More

    pp. 2839-2843

  4. The Influence of Cooperating Teacher on Pre-service Teachers Use of Technology

    Kari Lee Siko, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

    Pre-service teachers learn a lot about teaching from their cooperating teachers. Not only do they learn about classroom management and pedagogy, but they also learn about how to use technology in... More

    pp. 2849-2851

  5. Technology Integration in English/Language Arts

    Ray Singleton & Lisa Heaton, Marshall University Graduate College, United States

    While technology integration has become increasingly common in many classrooms, secondary English/Language Arts teachers have often resisted, preferring instead that their students interact with... More

    pp. 2852-2857

  6. Video-Cases, Cognitive Flexibility, and Professional Development: A Plan for Teacher Retention

    Liz Stephens & David Byrum, Texas State University-San Marcos, United States; Kerry Ballast, Hays Consolidated Independent School District, United States; Teri Stapp, San Marcos Consolidated Independent School District, United States

    National studies indicate that approximately 50% of teachers leave the profession within the first five years. LEAP 2 Technology, a video-case based program, is designed to help new teachers (1-3... More

    pp. 2858-2863

  7. Virtual Realities and Teaching Literature

    Allen Webb, Western Michigan University, United States; Linda Dick, Kalamazoo Valley Community College, United States; Joe Haughey, Institute of Reading Development, United States; Todd Bannon, Climax Scott High School, United States; Casey McKittrick, Western Michigan University, United States

    A team of literature and English education professors, doctoral students, and teachers will describe developing and implementing on-line virtual reality worlds for literature study and preparing... More

    pp. 2864-2868

  8. Harmony in Community: Analyzing Interactions of Students in Online Courses

    Susan Wegmann, University of Central Florida, United States; Joyce McCauley, Sam Houston State University, United States

    Online learning is gaining in popularity with students and with university faculty world-wide. Most researchers agree that developing and nurturing communities within the online environment are... More

    pp. 2869-2875

  9. Video based training to help Teachers Sustain the Development of Pupils’ Reading Skills

    Robert David & Florian Meyer, Universite de Montreal, Canada

    Since 2001, Quebec gradually applies a school curriculum using a competencies based approach. From the modifications in the roles that the teachers must hold rise important training needs. We used ... More

    pp. 2876-2881

  10. Technology Integration in a Foreign Language class: Successful Strategies and Challenges

    Shih-Ting Lee & Hyeseung Maria Chang, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    As technology integration becomes more prevalent in foreign language classrooms, successful technology integration strategies also become more critical. This paper reports a study on technology... More

    pp. 2882-2887

  11. Effective Learning from Classmates’ Feedback:Examination of Analysis Forms in Public-Speaking Courses

    Megumi Morisue & Kanji AKAHORI, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    This study aims to examine how effective analysis forms are in enabling students in public-speaking courses to analyze their own speech performance by responding to classmates' feedback without... More

    pp. 2888-2893

  12. Technology as a Facilitator of Second Language Acquisition

    Kimberly Tohill, Blue Mountain School District,, United States

    Technology and the Internet are tremendous assets in helping language teachers stay well informed of the dynamic topics that have an impact on the curriculum. These resources have provided... More

    pp. 2894-2899

  13. A real look at Sheltered Instruction

    Julie Williams, Clear Creek ISD, United States

    Teachers who are not trained as English as a Second Language (ESL) or bilingual are presented a challenge because they lack the skills, and the knowledge of the process of language acquisition,... More

    pp. 2900-2903

  14. An Exploratory Study about Internet Use among Education Faculty Members in Jordanian Public Universities

    Mansour Aldojan, Ohio University, United States

    Abstract: The objective of the study was to collect and to analyze the data to determine the patterns of Internet use and to identify the faculty's concerns and their overall satisfaction degree of... More

    pp. 2904-2909

  15. The Integration of Moral Development in Experiential Technology Education: A Case Study of a Postsecondary Computer Technology Course Incorporating Community Service Projects

    Junghyun An, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

    Service learning pedagogy has been widely advocated in public education because of its democratic characteristics. However, it is considerably difficult to foster student critical inquiry,... More

    pp. 2910-2916

  16. The Effects of Educational Technology Courses on Students’ Beliefs About Technology

    Hua Bai, SUNY Potsdam, United States

    In this study, two educational technology courses were restructured to incorporate modeling, reflection and technology experience strategies to facilitate the development of student teachers'... More

    pp. 2917-2921

  17. The Effects of Audience Response Systems (ARS) in Tertiary Education

    Temba Bassoppo-Moyo, Illinois State University, United States

    This study is currently underway and researchers are at the stage where data collection is almost complete. An implied goal of this study is to share these data and results at the Society for... More

    pp. 2922-2923

  18. Technological Wiz Kids: A Descriptive Study of Who they Are and Implications for Teacher Education

    Jeffrey Bauer, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    Eleven tech-savvy Net Gen high school students were selected to participate in this preliminary, exploratory study to begin to understand who they are and what factors might be related to their... More

    pp. 2924-2929

  19. Developing an Online Learning Community for Educational Technology Leaders:

    Jon Bellum & Sandra Lathem, University of Vermont, United States

    This parallel, mixed method study explores how external agents, both human and technological, support the evolution of a goal-oriented community of educational technology specialists into a... More

    pp. 2930-2937

  20. Developing an Annotated List of Peer-Reviewed Educational Technology Journals

    Marwin Britto, Central Washington University, United States

    As more and more education faculty use technology in their teaching, scholarship and service activities and begin to write about these experiences, it becomes increasingly important but often... More

    pp. 2938-2939