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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. Freedom's Song: 100 Years of African-American struggle and triumph

    Clint Fisher, CU-Colorado Springs, United States

    The documentary film, Freedom's Song: 100 years of African-American struggle and triumph, highlights significant milestones in the history of the African-American experience during the past century... More

    pp. 715-716

  2. Empowering, international partnerships for improved digital equity

    Ian Gibson, Macquarie University, Australia

    This paper provides one answer to the question of how teachers and teacher educators can collaborate in 'doing and living equity' at the same time as focusing upon the achievement of local learning... More

    pp. 717-724

  3. Gender in Online Education

    Carriane Hayslett & Heidi Schweizer, Marquette University, United States

    Linguistics research demonstrates that men and women use language very differently. The differences between men and women's use of language can lead to difficulties in cross-gender communication.... More

    pp. 725-730

  4. Coping with gender inequity in computing: Using WIKI to foster female interest in CS

    Misook Heo, Duquesne University, United States; Monique Myrick, Florida State University, United States

    Digital natives, who are knowledgeable about and accustomed to computers, the Internet and other digital devices, are among the most confident computer users in today's generation. High school... More

    pp. 731-736

  5. Preparing Teachers to Teach Literacy in a Diverse World

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

    This paper provides specific discussion on how pre-service teachers investigate various ways that diversity issues can be integrated into literacy teaching and learning in the public schools,... More

    pp. 737-740

  6. Best Practices and Lessons Learned : "Developing, Implementing and Delivering Successful Distributed Learning Environments for your Students."

    Lara Jongedijk, University of Calgary, Canada

    This round table discussion will focus on presenting the "Best Practices and Lessons Learned in Developing, Implementing and Delivering Successful Distributed Learning Environments" to students in ... More

    pp. 741-742

  7. Digital Divide and International Research and Development in Information Technology and Teacher Education, Part 1

    Therese Laferriere, Laval University, Canada; Paul Resta, University of Texas (Austin), United States; Niki Davis, Iowa State University, United States; Robert Mclaughlin, National Institute for Community Innovations, United States; Michael Orey, University of Georgia, United States; Geoffrey Shakwa, National Institute for Educational Development, Namibia; Todd Malone, Ministry of Education, Namibia; Hilary Wilder, , William Paterson University of New Jersey College of Education, United States; Ian Gibson, Macquarie University, Australia; Sally Beisser, Drake University, United States; Ann FitzGibbon & Eileen Brennan Freeman, Trinity College, Ireland; Jose Aires Castro-Filho, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil; Joke Voogt, University of Twente, Netherlands; Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States; Connie Hargrave, Iowa State University, United States

    The maturing research and development foci of SITE's International Committee have an ethical dimension. Comparative research and international collaboration are a healthy way, facilitated by... More

    pp. 743-745

  8. Digital Divide and International Research and Development in Information Technology and Teacher Education, Part 2

    Therese Laferriere, Laval University, Canada; Paul Resta, University of Texas (Austin), United States; Niki Davis, Iowa State University, United States; Robert Mclaughlin, National Institute for Community Innovations, United States; Michael Orey, University of Georgia, United States; Geoffrey Shakwa, National Institute for Educational Development, Namibia; Todd Malone, Ministry of Education, Namibia; Hilary Wilder, , William Paterson University of New Jersey College of Education, United States; Ian Gibson, Macquarie University, Australia; Sally Beisser, Drake University, United States; Ann FitzGibbon & Eileen Brennan Freeman, Trinity College, Ireland; Jose Aires Castro-Filho, Universidade Federal do Ceará, Brazil; Joke Voogt, University of Twente, Netherlands; Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States; Connie Hargrave, Iowa State University, United States

    The maturing research and development foci of SITE's International Committee have an ethical dimension. Comparative research and international collaboration are a healthy way, facilitated by... More

    pp. 746-748

  9. Wikis As a Social Justice Environment

    Travis Plowman, The College of Saint Rose, United States

    This paper explores the use of the online media of wikis as an interactive forum in which participants construct a social justice forum that is equitable to all participants. Wikis as a media tool ... More

    pp. 749-751

  10. The Changing Landscape of the Global Digital Divide: Opportunities and Challenges for Teacher Education

    Paul Resta, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Although there has been significant growth worldwide in access to computers and the Internet, the digital divide continues to be a major form of social and economic exclusion for many peoples... More

    pp. 752-757

  11. Social Justice, Teaching Practice, Social Responsibility in TESOL and Learning Technology

    Jing Zhang & David Ruteldge, New Mexico State University, United States

    Learning technology has grown explosively in recent years with web-based distance education development. Learning technology also involved many social issues, such as, social justice, social... More

    pp. 758-761

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  12. How a Technology Grant from the National Academy Foundation Has Begun to Make a Difference for Minority Students in an Urban High School

    Frances Bailie, Iona College, United States

    Minority students, particularly those in urban schools, are confronted with numerous obstacles to academic success and career outlook: low self-esteem and motivation, inferior achievement in... More

    pp. 762-769

  13. How are the Wireless Mobile Labs Being Used?

    Nesrin Bakir, University of Illinois at Urbana -Champaign, United States

    The Office of Educational Technology is one of the units in the College of Education (COE) at a Midwestern university.The main goal of the OET is to support the effective integration of technology ... More

    pp. 770-771

  14. Identifying Key Factors in the Adoption of Innovative Practices

    Michelle Baron & Charles Graham, Brigham Young University, United States

    Researchers discovered better ways to accelerate and improve the adoption of innovative practices in teaching with technology, and determined how to better support faculty members in taking... More

    pp. 772-776

  15. Florida Digital Educator Program: Professional Development for In-Service Teachers

    Ann Barron, Tina Hohlfeld & Sylvia Hernandez, University of South Florida, United States

    The Florida Department of Education developed the Florida Digital Educator (FDE) Program in order to increase the supply of highly qualified teachers. This program is based on research and the best... More

    pp. 777-781

  16. The Relationship between Technology Budget and Teachers’ Knowledge of Technology and Awareness of Their School District Technology Plan

    Bradley Fitzgerald & Elsa-Sofia Morote, Dowling College, United States

    This is a proposal to investigate how Long Island public school technology budgets are related to teachers' knowledge of computer technology, awareness of the district technology plan. Specifically... More

    pp. 782-787

  17. An Investigation of Student-Teachers’ Use of Social Networks and their Perceptions of Using Technology for Teaching and Learning

    Ann FitzGibbon, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; Elizabeth Oldham & Keith Johnston, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

    This paper explores student-teachers' use of social networks, specifically Bebo and MySpace. It investigates whether student-teachers' use, or level of use, of these applications is related to... More

    pp. 788-795

  18. How do teacher beliefs influence technology use in the classroom?

    Jean Ann Foley & Cecilia Ojeda, Northern Arizona University, United States

    Teachers' beliefs about teaching and learning shape their decisions about instructional strategies used in the classroom. Among the decisions that need to be made, the integration of technology has... More

    pp. 796-801

  19. Development and Implementation of an Online Tool to Assess Teacher Technology Skills

    J Christine Harmes, James Madison University, United States; Ann Barron, University of South Florida, United States; Kate Kemker, Florida Department of Education, United States

    As educators strive to meet the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) goal for full integration of technology in the curriculum, many first face the task of developing basic technology skills. With even the ... More

    pp. 802-805

  20. Evaluating Teacher Preparation Programs: One School’s Formative Results from the What Works and Why Project

    Marv Howard, Iowa State University, United States

    The Teaching Teachers to Use Technology: What Works and Why project is a partnership between researchers at The Center for the Study of Learning Instruction and Teacher Development (LITD) at the... More

    pp. 806-808