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SITE 2007--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 26, 2007


Roger Carlsen; Karen McFerrin; Jerry Price; Roberta Weber; Dee Anna Willis

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Number of papers: 702

  1. NCATE is coming soon: What can College LiveText do for us?

    Natalie Johnson-Leslie, Arkansas State University, United States

    In teacher education there has been the call for more accountability for nearly a century. As a result, we find a primary accountability instrument being the nationally approved professional... More

    pp. 3063-3066

  2. Students in Higher Education and Teacher Training Programs in Germany: Their Internet Use, Media Literacy, and Attitude towards eLearning

    Rudolf Kammerl & Simon Pannarale, University Passau, Germany

    What are the strengths and weaknesses of ICT and media literacy of German students? What do they think about eLearning with main emphasis on blended learning in attendance of their studies at... More

    pp. 3067-3072

  3. A Professional Development Model to Integrate Videoconferencing in K-12 Education

    Catherine Kullman, Telus Learning Connection, Canada; Cathy King, King's Court Communications Group Ltd, Canada

    As a provincial professional development provider in Alberta the Education Society ( has been helping Alberta Teachers to integrate various technologies and digital resources... More

    pp. 3073-3076

  4. On-Line Instruction: Recommendations for Teachers

    Horng-Ji Lai, Dept. of Adult and Continuing Education, National Chi-Nan University, Taiwan

    The purpose of this study was to examine the problems that learners faced while dealing with instructor-related issues when taking on-line courses. In this study, fifteen graduate students enrolled... More

    pp. 3077-3083

  5. Leadership in the Instructional Technology Field: Reflecting, Then Acting

    Kenneth Luterbach & Diane Rodriguez, East Carolina University, United States

    Leadership demands reflection and action. Having reflected on courses intended to help preservice and inservice teachers learn about instructional technologies, the presenters claim that many... More

    pp. 3084-3089

  6. A Longitudinal Study Analyzing Teacher Candidates’ Technology Backgrounds and Perspectives for Determining Technology Instruction

    Natalie Milman, Karen Kortecamp & Michelle Peters, George Washington University, United States

    This paper shares the findings of a longitudinal study about teacher candidates' technology backgrounds, experiences, and perceptions about using technology. Pre- and post-surveys, based on the... More

    pp. 3090-3094

  7. Prior Experiences Required for Application Image in Immersive VR

    Ayako Mio, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Tadao Mio, Waseda University, Japan; Kanji Akahori, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    There have been many trials on the application of Immersive VR (IVR) in education due to its potential. In spite of all these efforts, IVR contents for use in class or school activities are still... More

    pp. 3095-3100

  8. Is Technology Killing Poetry? A Messaging Dilemma

    Mark Mortensen & Dana Arrowood, The University of Texas at Arlington, United States

    Based on receiving emails from undergraduate technology applications students in a College of Education, the authors were concerned that text messaging shorthand would be used in formal... More

    pp. 3101-3106

  9. Preparing Preservice Teachers To Use Information Technology in Malaysia: A Case Study at Science University of Malaysia.

    Balakrishnan Muniandy, Fong Soon Fook, Wan Ahmad Jaafar, Rozinah Jamaludin & Phung Li Funn, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia

    Abstract: This paper examines the information technology program used for preparing preservice teachers at the Science University of Malaysia (USM). A qualitative approach was used to collect the ... More

    pp. 3107-3114

  10. Survey Research on Information Education at a University in Japan

    Masahiro Nagai, Hiroshi Tachibana & Jun Ueno, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan; Hiroshi Kato, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan

    Students who first learned the subject Information matriculated in various universities in April 2006. Researchers expect to improve the information and computer literacy of students. Therefore, we... More

    pp. 3115-3120

  11. Educational Technology for Pre-service and In-service Teachers’ Training: Issues and Concerns

    John Rognhua Ouyang, Kennesaw State University, United States

    Since 1946, the first computer was born, computing technology has been increasingly developed. The development has brought education opportunities, as well as challenges. Getting into 21st century,... More

    pp. 3121-3122

  12. Technology for In-service Teacher Training: Inquiry, Implementation and Disposition

    John Ronghua Ouyang, Mark Warner & Ikechukwu Ukeje, Kennesaw State University, United States

    A pilot study on the implementation of online approach showed that the percentage of candidates using online technology for completing ECE M. Ed. program at Kennesaw State University increased from... More

    pp. 3123-3127

  13. Harnessing the Popularity of YouTube to Promote Internet Safety: A School-University Partnership.

    Christian Penny & John Kinslow, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, United States; Vincent Scheivert, West Chester Area School District, United States; Ellen Newcombe, West Chester University, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to document the efforts of one teacher education program to create video content for a neighboring school district. This paper describes the design of an authentic... More

    pp. 3128-3129

  14. Digital and Mass Media Literacy in the Age of Terrorism: What do Teachers Need to Know about Media Use in Times of National Trauma?

    Beverly Ray, Idaho State University, United States

    The events of September 11th were unlike any event in US history. Many teachers were caught unprepared that day. The scale of the event coupled with its timing early in the school day, magnified... More

    pp. 3130-3133

  15. Google Earth: A Tool to Assist Pre-Service Teachers in Learning to Effectively Implement Interdisciplinary Units

    Marilyn Rice, Bobby Ezell, Daphne Johnson, Sam Sullivan, William Edgington, Kathy Robinson & Greg Robinson, Sam Houston State University, United States

    This paper discusses Google Earth as a technological tool used in creating an interdisciplinary unit for use in the K-8 level. Although technology may be available in classrooms, teachers may not ... More

    pp. 3134-3138

  16. Do Instructional Management Systems Support Learning? Case Study in One Urban School District

    Catherine Schifter & Joseph Ducette, Temple University, United States

    An instructional management system (IMS), delivering student data directly to the user's desktop, is a tool suggested by many to support accountability required through NCLB. Implementation of an... More

    pp. 3139-3145

  17. Not Just About Technology: Structuring an Effective Technology Course for Pre-Service Teachers

    Kay Kyeongju Seo & Patience Sowa, Rockhurst University, United States; Cynthia Schmidt, University of Missouri-Kansas City, United States

    In this poster session, we will present a concept map demonstrating how to structure an effective technology course for pre-service teachers, and share creative multimedia products that our... More

    pp. 3146-3147

  18. The Portfolio Process: Relationships and Connections in the Blogosphere

    Ray Singleton, Marshall University Graduate College, United States

    This paper provides an overview of the residency portfolio process in use by the doctoral program at Marshall University. The author relates his personal experiences and describes the development... More

    pp. 3148-3149

  19. Facilitating Simultaneous Learning and Growth: A Model of Preservice and In-service Teachers' Professional Development

    Susan Stratton, Kim Rombach & Shufang Shi, State University of New York at Cortland, United States

    This presentation will share a model of professional development for preservice and in-service elementary teachers established through a partnership between an urban school and a state college with... More

    pp. 3150-3156

  20. From the Thinking Board to NCATE/ISTE: How to Grow an Online Graduate Program

    Laura Sujo de Montes, Elizabeth Willis & J. Michael Blocher, Northern Arizona University, United States; Gary Tucker, Abilene Christian University, United States; Cathy Gunn, Morehead State University, United States

    What happens when similar-thinking faculty provide a "shared intelligence" to create a new program? How is knowledge building impacted when it is designed to be technology mediated? This panel... More

    pp. 3157-3160