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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 Primary Source Documents to Teach Information Literacy and Technology

    Carol Brown, East Carolina University, United States

    Primary source documents were used with high school students in order to identify skills for Information Communication and Technology Literacy (ICT). In a successful partnership between the high... More

    pp. 2940-2946

  2. Measuring preservice teacher self-efficacy of technology integration

    Jeremy Browne, Brigham Young University, United States

    The technology integration teacher education courses at Brigham Young University are designed to instill the knowledge and skills described in the National Educational Technology Standards for... More

    pp. 2947-2954

  3. Effective Technology Integration: Essential Conditions for Success

    Janet Buckenmeyer, Purdue University Calumet, United States

    Access to technology in schools has increased substantially over the last decade. The tools are there, but recent reports are confirming the results of earlier studies: teachers are either not... More

    pp. 2955-2960

  4. Technology Based Instruction in High School Business Education Programs

    Linda Challoo & Danny Weaver, TAMUK, United States

    In business education programs in high schools, computers and software are being used to teach Record keeping, Accounting, and other subjects. In accounting classes the curriculum is moving toward... More

    pp. 2961-2968

  5. It Takes Three to Technically Tango!

    Mary Ann Coe & Michael Land, Midwestern State University, United States; Jan Bennett & Jackie DeLuna, Wichita Falls ISD, United States

    During this poster sesstion participants will learn how a state university, local school district and a local benefactor can make a difference in the use of technology in the learning process at... More

    pp. 2969-2970

  6. Challenging preservice teachers’ preconceptions, misconceptions, and concerns of virtual schooling: A preliminary analysis

    Lily Compton, Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching, Iowa State University, United States; Jason Follett, Iowa State University Teacher Education Program, United States; Yasemin Demiraslan, Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching, United States

    The reported virtual schooling (VS) annual enrollment growth of 50-100% and increase in the number of new state-supported virtual schools each year estimates that VS enrolment will continue to... More

    pp. 2971-2976

  7. Indigenous Understandings of "Information Literacy" by High School Student Learners and Librarians: A Sociotechnical Approach

    Sharon Comstock, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, United States

    What does "information literacy" mean to high school students in their own information-seeking for school projects and to the school librarians responsible for teaching it? This paper explores the... More

    pp. 2977-2979

  8. Preservice Teachers’ Technology Competence Survey Skills Applying Technology in Educational Settings: An Exploratory Factor Analysis

    James Curts, The University of Texas-Pan American, COE/PT3, United States; Jesus Tanguma, The University of Texas Pan American, United States

    An exploratory factor analysis was conducted on data (n=105) from a Technology Competence Survey merged from two valid and reliable instruments originally created to measure the National... More

    pp. 2980-2984

  9. Evaluating the suitability of dynamic Web platforms for teaching file information processing

    Johnson Dehinbo, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

    The availability of many platforms for developing dynamic Web applications gives rise to the problem of choosing the most appropriate platform for teaching the concepts of web applications... More

    pp. 2985-2992

  10. IT Key Qualifications For Students in Education

    Christina Doerge, University of Bremen, Digital Media and Education, Germany

    Teaching IT Key Qualifications means to teach the concepts at work behind the computer and application software instead of concentrating on application-oriented courses, which are designed to make ... More

    pp. 2993-3000

  11. Good Practices Communicating with Online Learners

    Donna Eckstein & Robert Whale, Capella University, United States; Daniel Eckstein, Sam Houston St. University, United States

    Communication between instructor and learner is paramount with learner success in the online learning environment. With electronic means (the only way to communicate with learners at a distance)... More

    pp. 3001-3007

  12. The Contribution of Information Acquisition and Management Capacity to Administrators’ Decision-making Effectiveness in Tertiary Institutions in South-Western Nigeria

    Martins Fabunmi, University of Ibadan, Nigeria; Akiror Erwat, Department of Secretarial Administration and Office Organization, Lead City University, Ibadan, Nigeria; Beatrice Fabunmi, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

    This study investigated through empirical methods the extent to which information acquisition and information management capacity of administrators in tertiary institutions in South-Western Nigeria... More

    pp. 3008-3012

  13. The relation between homeroom teachers' knowledge of the Internet and method of their teaching

    Kensuke Fukushima, Hino-City Bord of education, Japan; Humie Shimada, Motohachioji-Higashi elementary school, Japan; Noriyuki Matsunami, Shimizu elementary school, Japan; Yutaka Makino, Yamada elementary school, Japan; Shigeru Ikuta, Education Bureau of the Laboratory School University of Tsukuba, Japan

    From October 2005 to July 2006, we carried out a test survey of 176 teachers in 11 public elementary schools and received perfect answers from 136 teachers (78%). The contents of the test survey... More

    pp. 3013-3018

  14. The Usefulness of RSS in Higher Education

    Ronald Glotzbach, James Mohler & Jaime Radwan, Purdue University, United States

    Today's post-secondary students are technologically savvy and they have come to expect faculty to use the myriad web technologies for different aspects of course delivery. This includes taking... More

    pp. 3019-3026

  15. Learner-Centered ICT Training in Upper Secondary Schools: Implementation and Evaluation

    Said Hadjerrouit, Agder University College, Faculty of Mathematics and Sciences, Norway

    Despite the importance of ICT in school education, there is a lack of a pedagogical approach to ICT training. The focus is still on memorizing, reproduction of knowledge rather than conceptual... More

    pp. 3027-3035

  16. Practical ICT Didactics in Upper Secondary Schools: A Pedagogical Model

    Said Hadjerrouit, Agder University College, Faculty of Mathematics and Sciences, Norway

    Among teacher educators there is a wide-spread agreement that, due to the central position of ICT in primary and secondary schools, a suitable education is needed. However, there are divergent... More

    pp. 3036-3044

  17. Preservice Teachers’ Initial Vision Development of Integrating Technology into the Curriculum

    Xiao Han, University of Houston, United States

    This paper reports the pilot portion of a planned longitudinal study that will follow preservice teachers from the time they took the technology courses through their first years of teaching. The... More

    pp. 3045-3052

  18. Developing Technology Competencies to Enhance Assessment Literate Teachers

    Delwyn Harnisch & Ronald Shope, University of Nebraska Lincoln, United States

    This study demonstrates that technology is an essential part of assessment literacy training because technology provides the tools to help teachers develop high quality assessment instruments,... More

    pp. 3053-3055

  19. A CAUSAL MODEL For TEACHER INTENTION To USE WEB-BASED TEACHING PLATFORMS

    Show-Hui Huang, Shu-Te University, Taiwan; Wen-Kai Hsu, National Kaohsiung Marine University, Taiwan

    The purpose of this paper is to discuss teacher intention to use web-based teaching platforms (WTP). Based on the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM), a causal model with 5 exogenous variables was... More

    pp. 3056-3061

  20. Living and Learning with College LiveText: Lessons from a Self-study

    Natalie Johnson-Leslie, Arkansas State University, United States

    For teacher preparation programs to continue in the business of preparing pre-service teachers for licensure, they have to be accredited by a reputable professional body such as (1) the National... More

    p. 3062