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

Mar 03, 2008

Editors

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

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Number of papers: 1011

  1. Virtual Schooling and K-12 Online Learning Goes Into Preservice Teacher Education, Part 1

    Niki Davis, Iowa State University CTLT, United States; Rick Ferdig & Jade Coutts, University of Florida, United States; Amina Charania, Iowa State University CTLT, United States; Zahrl Schoeny & Curby Alexander, University of Virginia, United States; Ron Ellis & Dennis McElroy, Graceland University, United States; Lily Compton & Karly Wortmann, Iowa State University CTLT, United States; Ray Rose, Rose-Smith Associates, United States

    As of September 2007, 42 states have significant supplemental online learning programs (in which students enrolled in physical schools take one or two courses online), or significant full-time... More

    pp. 318-322

  2. Virtual Schooling and K-12 Online Learning Goes Into Preservice Teacher Education, Part 2

    Niki Davis, Iowa State University CTLT, United States; Rick Ferdig & Jade Coutts, University of Florida, United States; Amina Charania, Iowa State University CTLT, United States; Z Schoeny & Curby Alexander, University of Virginia, United States; Ron Ellis, Graceland University, United States; Lily Compton & Karly Wortmann, Iowa State University CTLT, United States; Ray Rose, Rose-Smith Associates, United States

    As of September 2007, 42 states have significant supplemental online learning programs (in which students enrolled in physical schools take one or two courses online), or significant full-time... More

    pp. 323-331

  3. How Non-traditional Graduate Students React to Online Courses in One Teacher Education Program in Southern Arizona

    Denise De Vito, University of Arizona South, United States

    The University of Arizona South (UAS) is branch campus of the University of Arizona that provides liberal arts and professional instruction to citizens throughout southern Arizona. This article... More

    pp. 332-335

  4. Understanding the Utilization of Interactive Videoconferencing in the K12 Setting

    Jason Dennison, Cincinnati Museum Center, United States

    This survey and paper explore the factors considered by K12 stakeholders, particularly among K12 "power users", when selecting potential videoconferencing activities and partners. This is a follow-... More

    pp. 336-339

  5. Fast Track Distance Education Certification Program

    Keith Dils, King's College, United States

    The Fast Track Certification program at King's College will be discussed. The innovative coupling of traditional classroom learning with online learning experiences will be described. More... More

    pp. 340-342

  6. Are Theories of E-Learning Necessary?

    Donald Egolf, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    In this presentation the question asked by Skinner more than fifty years ago will be addressed with respect to e-learning. Skinner asked, "Are theories of learning necessary?" And asked in this... More

    pp. 343-347

  7. Evaluating Student Discussions Online

    Donald Egolf, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    In this paper, two classic techniques for evaluating group discussions were presented and discussed for their potential to evaluate student discussions in online courses. The two techniques were... More

    pp. 348-353

  8. Overcoming Preconceptions: Does Distance Learning Get Easier?

    Ariana Eichelberger, Ellen Hoffman & Michael Menchaca, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States

    As part of a graduate research course, students in an online educational technology Master's program designed a self survey to examine whether perceptions of online learning change as students... More

    pp. 354-359

  9. Initiating, Reframing, and Investigating Blended and Online Courses: Models for Effective Instructional Practice

    Susan Eichenholtz, Adrienne Andi Sosin, Miriam Peper-Sanello & Patricia Ann Marcellino, Adelphi University, United States; Michae Uttendorfer & Dolores Burton, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    This panel will focus on the ongoing process of constructing and refining blended and online courses from inception to maturation. Faculty from two private universities on Long Island, New York... More

    pp. 360-363

  10. Funding Efforts That Support Southeast Louisiana Universities Ability to Retain Teacher Education Populations Post Hurricane Katrina

    Willie Ennis III, Robert Hancock, John Fulwiler & Becky Parton, Southeastern Louisiana University, United States

    Hurricanes Katrina and Rita had a pervasive destructive impact on the educational community in Southeast Louisiana Universities. Decades of research, encompassing hundreds of millions of dollars in... More

    pp. 364-365

  11. Undergraduate Students’ Perceptions of the Value of Online Discussions: A Comparison between Education and Engineering Students

    Peggy Ertmer, Purdue University, United States; Nuray Temur Gedik, Middle East Technical University, Turkey; Jennifer Richardson, Dazhi Yang & Tim Newby, Purdue University, United States

    This study was designed to determine how undergraduate students in an introductory educational technology course (n=360) and an introductory computer engineering course (n=155) at a large Mid... More

    pp. 366-371

  12. Asynchronous Streaming Video from the Classroom to the Remote Student’s Desktop: Report of a Distributed Education Project

    Eric Flower & Stacey Sawa, University of Hawai'i-West O'ahu, United States

    For three semesters we used streaming video software from RealNetworks.com to broadcast classroom activities asynchronously over the Internet to students in their homes or offices. We did not... More

    pp. 372-377

  13. A Comparison of Instructional Strategies in Online Discussions

    Penny Garcia, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, United States

    Given the value of online discussions in establishing community, negotiating meaning and facilitating group collaboration, attention to the instructional strategies employed within those online... More

    pp. 378-383

  14. International Distance Learning and Student's Overloading

    Tatyana Gnitetskaya & Pavel Gnitetskiy, Far Eastern National University, Russian Federation; Marisela Rodriguez, Jemja Productions, LLC. Consultant, United States; Joe Rodriguez, Stephen F. Austin State University, United States

    Countries of Pacific Rim have striking social and cultural differences, which destabilize the security of the region. Education through distance learning is the best peaceful way of resolving these... More

    pp. 384-388

  15. Factors Affecting Learners’ Overall Satisfaction in e-Learning as a Wholistic Evaluation in Japan

    Yoshiko Goda, Aoyama Gakuin University, Research Institute, Japan

    The purpose of this study was to investigate factors of learners' overall satisfaction in e-learning as a wholistic evaluation. Eight factors were selected in this study: (a) Class delivery styles ... More

    pp. 389-394

  16. The Impact of Affective Communications on Students' Perceptions and Performance in an Online University Course

    Claire Gordon, Esther Klein-Wohl & Tova Persoff, The Open University of Israel, Israel

    This study focuses on the impact of affective instructor communications on students' perceptions of quality of instruction and characteristics of the instructor as well as on their performance in... More

    pp. 395-399

  17. Comparing Digital to Traditional Field Experience in Pre-Service Teacher Education

    Cheryl Grable, Andrew Hunt & Emily Unrue, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    : If doctors can be trained by virtual surgery, pilots can be trained by virtual flight, and military members can be trained by virtual maneuvers, then why can't teachers be trained by digital... More

    pp. 400-405

  18. “Distance Learning: Bringing the Adult Online Education Experience Up A Notch”

    Joel Greenman, Baker COllege Online, United States

    Delivering an effective educational program within a distance learning format places challenges on both the instructor and students. Adult learners, especially adults employed in high ranking... More

    pp. 406-407

  19. Assessing the Distance Learning Experience

    Judith Hansen, Edward Mason & Darlington Ndubuike, Prairie View A & M University, United States

    Assessment for distance learning courses has always been a challenge because of security issues, and current accreditation assessment requirements have only compounded those challenges. Our paper ... More

    pp. 408-409

  20. Developing and Applying a Model for “Hands-On Online” Mathematics Learning

    Francis Harvey, School of Education, Drexel Univ., United States; Christina Charnitiski, Immaculata University, United States

    Building on previous work on teaching science concepts online, this paper will describe a recent exploratory project to develop and apply a Vygotsky-based learning model to mathematics learning in ... More

    pp. 410-413