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SITE 2010--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 29, 2010

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David Gibson; Bernie Dodge

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Number of papers: 730

  1. All the indicators you need as a (student) teachers to prove your ICT competences.

    Aike van der Hoeff, University Arnhem - Nijmegen of Applied Sciences, Netherlands; Hans Pronk, INHOLLAND University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

    In this poster session we will present the Knowledge Base Information & Communication Technology (KB ICT) as a general standard in the Dutch Teacher Education. We will focus on the system of... More

    pp. 237-238

  2. Towards a nationwide ICT competence based curriculum for teacher Education.

    Aike van der Hoeff, University Arnhem - Nijmegen of Applied Sciences, Netherlands; Hans Pronk, INHOLLAND University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

    In this roundtable we will present the Knowledge Based Information and Communication Technology (KB ICT) as a general standard for Dutch Teacher Education. The aim of the KB ICT is that technical... More

    pp. 239-242

  3. Assessment and evaluation at a distance: project Camel!

    Filip Vervenne, KATHO, Belgium

    Students in distance education of the KATHO (University in Flanders, Belgium, www.katho.be) still come to the school for assessment, tests, exams. The center of excellence in e-learning, MAD (Mad ... More

    pp. 243-245

  4. Podcasting System for Supervision

    Jiyoon Yoon, Mark Mizuko & Taegwan Kim, University of Minnesota Duluth, United States

    This session presents how the Podcasting systems are used in supervising student teachers in Education and student clinicians in Communication Sciences/Disorders (CSD). The university supervisors... More

    pp. 246-251

  5. Learning Management Systems as sites of surveillance, control, and corporatization: A review of the critical literature

    Catherine Adams, University of Alberta, Canada

    This paper examines the educational research literature regarding enterprise-scale Learning Management Systems (LMSs) such as BlackBoard, Moodle and Desire2Learn. Specific criticisms leveled... More

    pp. 252-257

  6. Mathematics Faculty Members’ Roles, Skills, and Teaching Experiences in a Hybrid Environment

    Chatchada Akarasriworn & Heng-Yu Ku, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    The purpose of this study is to understand three faculty members’ responses to teaching mathematics in a hybrid environment and the change in their required roles and skill-sets. Three mathematics ... More

    pp. 258-263

  7. Collaboration: New Possibilities with Information Technology

    Caroline Akhras, Notre Dame University, Lebanon

    This case study aims to determine business students’ perception of online collaboration pre/post a computer-assisted collaboration assignment. 15 students were randomly grouped and told to use... More

    pp. 264-271

  8. Perception of Cognitive, Affective, and Psychomotor Learning from Using Aplia and Asynchronous Online Discussions

    Nimer Alrushiedat, Lorne Olfman & Terry Ryan, Claremont Graduate University, United States; Mabel Kung, California State University, Fullerton, United States; Jakko van der Pol, Open University of Catalonia, Spain

    Abstract: The purpose of this study is to compare and examine the perceived learning effects of Aplia and asynchronous online discussion forums in terms of perceived cognitive, affective, and... More

    pp. 272-277

  9. Special Education Teacher Preparation: Online- Document Collaboration

    Christine Anderson, Bridget Sheng & Dawn Sweet, Western Illinois University, United States

    This study examines the use of technology and collaboration in two courses designed to prepare future special education teachers. Technology was employed as an instructional tool to enhance... More

    pp. 278-285

  10. Designing Innovative Teacher Preparation Learning Environments: An Analytical Framework for Assessing Multi-Learner Needs

    Anika Anthony, Belinda Gimbert, Hussam Kashou & Rebecca Parker, The Ohio State University, United States

    This paper explores how multiple entities intersect with, and in many ways, inform teacher preparation efforts. Drawing on a cross-section of literatures in teacher education and instructional... More

    pp. 286-291

  11. Personal Pronouns as Indicators of Interpersonal Interaction in an Online Learning Environment

    Oguzhan Atabek, Akdeniz University, Turkey; Ismail Yildiz, Selcuk University, Turkey

    The study focuses on interpersonal interaction in “CEIT 566 Telecommunication and Educational Applications” which is an online course opened in METU in Turkey. A content analysis research was... More

    pp. 292-298

  12. Engaging Students in Interactive Online Discussions with VoiceThread (an audio/blogging tool)

    Kathleen Bacer, Azusa Pacific University, United States

    This interactive roundtable will delve into the use of a Web 2.0 based application called VoiceThread. Within the online teaching/learning environment, VoiceThread is an audio blogging tool that... More

    p. 299

  13. Instructor Immediacy and Presence: Implications for Online Student Affective Learning, Cognition, and Motivation

    Credence Baker, Tarleton State University, United States

    This study sought to examine instructor immediacy and presence in an online learning environment in relation to student affective learning, cognition, and motivation. Data showed that the linear... More

    pp. 300-304

  14. Active Learning through Virtual Field Trips: Explorations in Washington DC

    Savilla Banister & Cindy Ross, Bowling Green State University, United States

    Teachers committed to providing their students with contextual learning experiences struggle to do so in a age of shrinking resources. Virtual fieldtrips have been adopted by some educators as a... More

    pp. 305-309

  15. Perspectives on E-Learning: Development and Challenges of K-12 Online Learning

    Michael Barbour, Wayne State University, United States

    Distance education has been around for well over a century. Unknown to many, educators in the K-12 environment have been using distance education for almost as long. The same is true of e-learning,... More

    pp. 310-315

  16. The Path to Open Source in Course Management Systems Used in Distance Education Programs

    Anthony Basile & John Murphy, D'Youville College, United States

    D'Youville College is a medium sized ( three thousand students) college, located in Buffalo, NY, in transition to becoming a university. As most similar institutions, it has a Distance Education... More

    pp. 316-321

  17. Learning and Educating through Alternative Programs (LEAP): Blending Online classes, Face-to-Face classes and scholarship funds in an effort to recruit more teachers in Mississippi

    Matthew Boggan, Mississippi State University (Meridian), United States

    Abstract: Exploring the integration of distance education in a Masters of Arts in Teaching program in an effort to place more quality teachers in Mississippi classrooms. Mississippi currently has... More

    pp. 322-336

  18. The Use of Asynchronous Video Communication to Improve Instructor Immediacy and Social Presence in an Online Course

    Jered Borup, Charles R. Graham & Andrea Velasquez, Brigham Young University, United States

    In this paper we share our experiences with using asynchronous video communications to increase teacher immediacy and social presence during a technology integration course for pre-service teachers... More

    pp. 337-344

  19. How Can Digital Didactic Objects Be Designed to Support the Learning of Mathematics?

    Janet Bowers, Nadine Bezuk, Karen Aguilar & Steve Klass, San Diego State University, United States

    Designing didactic objects involves imagining how students can conceive of specific mathematical topics and then imagining what types of classroom discussions could support these mental... More

    pp. 345-352

  20. Learning Styles Differences Blurring with Changing Technology in Distance Learning Classes

    Vicki Brown, Florida Atlantic University, United States

    Abstract: Professors of online courses often consider the type of learning styles the students may have when designing online learning opportunities. This study explores different issues that may... More

    pp. 353-359