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SITE 2008--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 03, 2008


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

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This conference has 10 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 1011

  1. Determining the Role of Technology in Supporting the Professional Growth of Administrative Leadership Candidates

    Antoinette Bruciati & Gail Nordmoe, Sacred Heart University, United States

    School improvement planning that is guided through data-driven decision making has been recognized as a "best practice" among educational leaders for many years. Although national standards for... More

    pp. 1045-1050

  2. Assessing the Effects of a 1:1 Technology Program on Student Achievement: A Viable Research Design

    Janet Buckenmeyer, Purdue University Calumet, United States; David Freitas, Indiana University South Bend, United States; Emily Hixon, Purdue University Calumet, United States

    The one to one (1:1) approach is conceptually defined as an instructional environment where students have a computer and relevant software available to them 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This... More

    pp. 1051-1053

  3. A cognitive load approach to metaphorical interface design: Reconsidering theoretical frameworks

    Jongpil Cheon & Michael Grant, The University of Memphis, United States

    This paper presents theoretical foundations to investigate in what ways a metaphorical interface in Web-based instruction affects learning in terms of cognitive load. The previous study by the... More

    pp. 1054-1059

  4. An implementation of vicarious learning environments in middle school classrooms

    Scotty Craig, Arthur Graesser, Joshua Brittingham, Joah Williams & Trey Martindale, University of Memphis, United States; Gloria Williams & Renita Gray, Snowden elementary - Memphis City Schools, United States; Arlisha Darby, White station high School - Memphis City Schools, United States; Barry Gholson, University of Memphis, United States

    Deep-level reasoning questions have been shown to be an effective way of improving learning in environments that are purely observational using randomized laboratory experiments. These types of... More

    pp. 1060-1064

  5. Promoting learning by observing deep-level reasoning questions on quantitative physics problem solving with Andes

    Scotty Craig, University of Memphis, United States; Kurt VanLehn & Michelene T.H. Chi, University of Pittsburgh, LRDC/PSLC, United States

    An In vivo classroom research study was conducted to test the generalizability of the deep-level reasoning questions effect from the vicarious learning literature to a procedural quantitative... More

    pp. 1065-1068

  6. Integration Models for Hybrid Online Education in the K-12 Classroom

    Aaron Doering & George Veletsianos, University of Minnesota, United States

    In this paper we sought to understand how teachers chose to integrate a hybrid online education program in their classrooms and how how students' experiences were influenced by the integration.... More

    pp. 1069-1074

  7. The Effectiveness of Technology Use in Statistics Instruction in Higher Education: A Meta-Analysis

    Shawn Fitzgerald & Jason Schenker, Kent State University, United States

    The purpose of the present research study was to examine the effectiveness of using technology to enhance statistics instruction, using meta-analytic techniques, with data analyzed using... More

    pp. 1075-1077

  8. Examining Personal Practice: A Sample Self-Evaluation of Clicker Use

    Leslee Francis Pelton & Tim Pelton, University of Victoria, Canada

    This paper describes a self-evaluation process for teachers using audience response systems in their classes. The mechanism used arose out of a project designed to assess students' attitudes... More

    pp. 1078-1083

  9. Fuzzy Cognitive Model for Student as Support in Learning

    Jesus Miguel Garcia Gorrostieta, Universidad de la Sierra, Mexico; César Enrique Rose Gómez, Instituto Tecnológico de Hermosillo, Mexico

    In a virtual environment the student's evaluation becomes more complicated, how to determine the learning level of the student in a certain subject is the central topic of the present work.... More

    pp. 1084-1089

  10. Electronic Peer Assessment Tool

    Mary Genova & Stéphane Brutus, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    The online Peer Evaluation process was developed in the fall of 2005 at the John Molson School of Business (JMSB). The online Peer Evaluation process enables JMSB students who participated in... More

    p. 1090

  11. Using Access to Track Teacher Education Candidate Field Placements

    Courtney Glazer, Cameron University, United States

    To best apply theory to practice, teacher education candidates are engaged in multiple field experiences from beginning of the teacher education program to the end. When faced with more than 500... More

    pp. 1091-1095

  12. Children's Preferred Learning Strategies in Video Games: A Preliminary Investigation

    Karla Hamlen, State University of New York at Buffalo, United States

    This study explores preliminary evidence that children playing various genres of video games may choose to employ different learning strategies to improve at the games. It is important for... More

    pp. 1096-1098

  13. Mobile Learning Initiatives: Understanding Technological Acceptance, Use, and Evaluation

    Mark Hawkes, Dakota State University, United States

    This presentation describes a mobile computing initiative in an upper Midwest university. The campus wide project now in it's 4th year using high-end portable computers capable of digital inking... More

    pp. 1099-1101

  14. Teaching & Learning Style in Distance Education

    Ching-Mei Hsiao & Jack Fei Yang, Department of Cultural & Educational Administration, Hsing Kuo University, Taiwan; Vincent Huang, Department &Graduate School of Computer Science,National Taipei University of Education, Taiwan; Yunxiang Zhu, Maharishi University Management, United States

    This study reports a survey of students in the Open University of Kaohsiung (OUK) to examine their learning style types and to analyze whether student learning style differences will influence... More

    pp. 1102-1105

  15. Mining Longitudinal E-Learning Research: Trends and Patterns

    Jui-Long Hung & Chareen Snelson, Boise State University, United States

    This study will focus on investigating longitudinal trends of e-learning research. Text mining techniques will be used to extract implicit, hidden knowledge from the open source global e-learning... More

    pp. 1106-1108

  16. Evaluating the Implementation of ISTE NETS and Performance Indicators in Teacher Education

    Andrew Hunt, Cheryl Grable, Jennifer Hune & Allison Clark, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    This study uses the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE 2001) National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) and Performance Indicators for teachers to assess the integration ... More

    pp. 1109-1115

  17. Technology Use Among Preservice Teachers: Implications for Instruction

    Stephen Jenkins, Terry Diamanduros & Elizabeth Downs, Georgia Southern University, United States

    Results of a technology use survey among preservice teachers revealed ownership of multiple devices and a wide-range of daily applications. Talking on the cellphone, text messaging, and using the... More

    pp. 1116-1118

  18. Action Research Practitioner Perspectives

    Jeffrey M Kenton & Liyan Song, Towson University, United States

    This roundtable discussion is intended to present some ongoing research into an action research fellowship model at a Mid-Atlantic teacher education college. The model's effectiveness is being... More

    pp. 1119-1120

  19. Do Non-Traditional Students Study More and Better Than Traditional Students in an Introduction to Computers in Education Course?

    Kioh Kim & Augustine Amenyah, Northwestern State University, United States

    An Introduction to computers in education course is taught in many teacher education colleges in the United States as a requirement or an option. The researchers discuss how well non-traditional... More

    pp. 1121-1125

  20. Student Evaluation of Faculty Use Of Technology and Its Implication For Technology Integration In Higher Education

    Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Illinois State University, United States; Joseph Blankson, Continuing Medical Education-Carle Foundation Hospital, United States; Beatrice Boateng, Office of Educational Development-University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, United States

    The emerging crop of college students, most of whom are referred to as 'Millennials' or the Internet generation, and how they use technology has implications for the future of higher education.... More

    pp. 1126-1131