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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. Leveraging the potential of design-based research to enhance preservice teachers’ online reflective practice: A case study

    Guolin Lai & Brendan Calandra, Georgia State University, United States; Yuxin Ma, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States

    As a promising educational research paradigm (National Research Council, 2002), design-based research has demonstrated its potential as a methodology suitable to both research and design of... More

    pp. 1132-1139

  2. Teachers’ Belief Change in a Pedagogical Laboratory

    Guolin Lai, Georgia State University, United States; Yuxin Ma, Douglas Williams, Louise Prejean & Mary Jane Ford, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States

    Teacher candidates enrolled in a technology integration methods course facilitated student-centered lessons in a pedagogical laboratory as they taught a robotics or digital storytelling unit. We... More

    pp. 1140-1145

  3. Observation and Evaluation of Teachers’ Technology Use in the Classroom

    Judy Lambert, The University of Toledo, United States; Yi Gong, Keene State College, United States

    By designing an observation instrument to connect the classroom use of technology to proven principles of instructional design, we can provide a quantifiable measurement of technology integration... More

    pp. 1146-1148

  4. How PowerPoint Ruins Your Lecture?

    William Lan, Steven Crooks, Lucy Barnard, David White, Chenying Wang, Richard Lu, Raymond Flores & Daniah Alabbasi, Texas Tech University, United States

    Designed to investigate the effectiveness of using PowerPoint in college students' learning, this study manipulated two characteristics of a PowerPoint presentation: the amount of information ... More

    pp. 1149-1153

  5. Annotated Bibliography database

    Mark Laurent, University of North Texas, United States

    This paper describes the creation and use of an Annotated Bibliography database. This database is used to retain student and faculty research along with written papers. This database allows easy ... More

    pp. 1154-1159

  6. Technology Advancement: A Glance at Online Evaluation of Teaching in the U.S. Higher Education System

    Nan Li, Claflin University, United States

    This paper discusses online evaluation of teaching in the U.S. higher education system from three perspectives. First, it emphasizes the importance of the evaluation of faculty teaching, i.e., it... More

    pp. 1160-1164

  7. Does gender gap on computer anxiety exist? A meta-analysis of studies from 1984 to 2007

    Yuen-kuang Liao, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    Does gender gap on computer anxiety exist? To answer this question a meta-analysis was performed to synthesize existing research of gender differences on computer anxiety. Sixty-one studies... More

    pp. 1165-1173

  8. Using Research Modeling Methods to Enhance Teacher Education Students’ Practice in Technology Integration

    Leping Liu, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    In research of using information technology in teaching education, many researchers have found some effective or better methods to improve teaching and learning. However, when other educators are... More

    pp. 1174-1179

  9. Catch them or teach them?

    Youmei Liu, University of Houston, United States

    Academic plagiarism is becoming an increasingly serious issue in higher education, especially in online education. In response to this issue, a lot of institutions are adopting web technology to... More

    pp. 1180-1182

  10. How Presentation Modality and Feedback Affect Student Learning on Microsoft Excel

    Patrick Logue, South Plains College, United States; Nancy Maushak, Texas Tech University, United States

    This paper presents the findings of a study that examined the effects of presentation modality and feedback on student learning in regards with Microsoft Excel. The study determined that... More

    pp. 1183-1185

  11. Value-Added Teacher Preparation Program Assessment Model: A Comparison of Teacher Preparation Programs Using a Hierarchical Multivariate Longitudinal Database

    Kimberly McAlister, Northwestern State U of Louisiana, United States; Vickie Gentry, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, United States

    The state of Louisiana recently began assessing the effectiveness of teacher preparation programs through the analysis of student achievement. The Value-Added Teacher Preparation Model (VATPM) is ... More

    pp. 1186-1189

  12. Same-Language-Subtitling and Karaoke: The Use of Subtitled Music as a Reading Activity in a High School Special Education Classroom

    Wayne Greg McCall, University of Phoenix/ Hawaii D.O.E., United States

    Abstract: This study examined the potential of incorporating Subtitled Music Video as a repeated reading activity within Special Education English classrooms. The goal of this study was to improve ... More

    pp. 1190-1195

  13. The Effects of Powerpoint Visual Aids on Communication Apprehension in the Basic Public Speaking course

    Daniel McRoberts, Northcentral Technical College, United States

    pp. 1196-1202

  14. A Modular Open Architecture to Increase Collaboration in Learning Management Systems

    Victor Menendez, Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán, Mexico; Manuel Prieto, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

    One of the goals of Learning Management Systems (LMS) is motivate collaboration among students, mainly to enrich theirs learning experience. In this article we sense beforehand the results of a... More

    pp. 1203-1207

  15. Examining the interplay of aesthetics and the learner experience in an online assessment environment

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

    The traditional methodology of the instructional design field encompasses the analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of instructional processes and products, also known as... More

    pp. 1208-1210

  16. Laptop Educators: Identifying Laptop Use and Pedagogical Change

    Ryan Miller, University of Utah, United States

    The presence of technology in classrooms has increased in the past decade with the belief that technology will change teachers' existing practices. Today, more than a thousand K-12 schools have... More

    pp. 1211-1216

  17. "I Get Competent Pretty Quickly": How Adolescents Play Their Way to Cognitive Self-efficacy

    Teddy Moline, University of Alberta, Canada

    Abstract: Youth who have a sense of cognitive self-efficacy, or who believe in their ability to learn, are more interested in school work, work harder, rebound more quickly from setbacks, set... More

    pp. 1217-1219

  18. Is Grade Inflation Affected By Course Delivery Format: Online Versus Traditional Courses?

    Elsa-Sofia Morote, Elizabeth Conklin & Richard Bernato, Dowling College, United States

    This study examined grade differences between online and traditional courses. This study was done in a community college in New York. We selected 196 students who took both online and traditional... More

    pp. 1220-1224

  19. Teacher Perceptions of Commercial Video Games in Academic Settings

    Andrew Moshirnia, E-Learning Design Lab, University of Kansas, United States

    An increasing number of children are playing video games. If educators wish to harness even a fraction of the excitement and dedication that these games inspire, educational video games must become... More

    pp. 1225-1232

  20. A fuzzy decision-making of the individual learning strategies based on their e-learning sequence records

    Tatsuya Nakauchi & Makoto Takeya, Takushoku University, Japan

    One of authors has presented the Strategic Task Sequence method (STS method) through the use of a learning structural graph. The STS method presents a few optimum learning sequences based on the... More

    pp. 1233-1239