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

Mar 29, 2010


David Gibson; Bernie Dodge

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This conference has 5 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 730

  1. Culturally-Sensitive E-Learning Practices for Teacher Education

    Lesley Farmer, California St. University Long Beach, United States

    Increasingly, people are seeking distance education delivery options in order to get the teacher training needed from experts who may reside continents away. Therefore, teacher educators need to... More

    pp. 469-476

  2. The Mentor-Connector Project: Supporting Student Success with Flat Classroom Technologies

    Candace Figg & Kamini Jaipal, Brock University, Canada; Vince Rinaldo, Niagara University, United States; Pat Mete, Niagara Catholic District School Board, Canada; Thomas Sheerhan & Michael Smith, Niagara University, United States

    The Mentor-Connector project joins high school students in the Niagara Catholic District School Board with teacher candidates recruited from local and international universities. The Mentor... More

    pp. 477-481

  3. Using Social Networks to Enhance Pre-service Teachers’ Understanding of Professional Identity

    Candace Figg & Camille Rutherford, Brock University, Canada

    A Drupal 6.0 toolkit was used to create an online social network for the Faculty of Education at Brock University in order to facilitate interaction and communication between the faculty, staff,... More

    pp. 482-489

  4. Using Curriculum Evaluation Results to Assess the Effectiveness of a Hybrid Degree Program (Face-To-Face and Asynchronous Online) Designed to Train Teachers in the Use of Data to Inform Their Practices

    Shawn Fitzgerald, Kent State University, United States

    The purpose of this presentation will be to discuss the results from a curriculum evaluation of a hybrid masters degree program (face-to-face and asynchronous online) designed to train teachers in ... More

    pp. 490-491

  5. Distance education in teacher preparation programs: A baseline for instructional decision making

    Laura Frazier & William Sadera, Towson University, United States

    The rapid growth of distance education in higher education and K-12 classrooms is reminiscent of the rapid infusion of computer technology in the 1990s. At that time researchers quickly identified... More

    pp. 492-497

  6. The Web Conferencing as a Pedagogical Tool. A Brazilian Experience.

    Francisco Garonce & Gilberto Santos, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil

    Web conferencing is video conferencing using the Internet, when applied in educational settings online enables a new paradigm for teaching through classroom connected. This article presents the... More

    pp. 498-503

  7. Evaluation environment integrated in a LMS using a Fingerprint Identification System

    Rosario Gil, Manuel Castro & Gabriel Diaz, UNED, Spain; Akinori Nishihara, CRADLE, Japan; Mudasser Wyne, National University - San Diego, United States

    This project aims to solve the problems of identity authentication of users in remote or virtual environments whose use has spread both in distance education and traditional universities. The... More

    pp. 504-511

  8. The Online School for Girls – How Web 2.0 will change the way girls learn

    Larry Goodman, Online School for Girls, United States

    There are fundamental differences between how girls and boys (generally speaking) interact with, think about, and learn in conjunction with technology. As electronic media has evolved, the chance ... More

    p. 512

  9. Designing Optimal Supply Chain Strategies: A Teaching Case

    Owen Hall, Jr., Pepperdine University - GSBM, United States; Andrea Scott & Mark Chun, Pepperdine University, United States

    Supply chain management (SCM) is playing an ever-increasing role in the global marketplace. SCM information based planning systems are being increasingly used to help improve the flow and... More

    pp. 513-515

  10. A Systematic Approach to Teaching Health Education Students to Design Social Networking Sites (SNSs)

    Diane Hamilton-Hancock & Leaunda Hemphill, Western Illinois University, United States

    With globalization of information dissemination and emerging technologies, the Internet is increasingly being used for obtaining health information. Therefore, academic training of pre-service... More

    pp. 516-519

  11. Setting the Example: Role Modeling in an Online Class

    Robyn Hill & Peter Serdyukov, National University, United States

    Role modeling in the classroom is an effective tool for achieving successful learning outcomes and affecting students’ development and professional behaviors. However, within online environment,... More

    pp. 520-527

  12. Ning in Education: Can non-commercial, education-based social networking sites really address the privacy and safety concerns of educators?

    Lori Holcomb, Kevin Brady & Bethany Smith, North Carolina State University, United States

    The emergence and growth of social networking sites (SNSs) has been extensive and widespread over the past few years. Yet despite their popularity, recent media coverage has drawn attention to some... More

    pp. 528-531

  13. The Case for Instructor Presence: Faculty Driven Standards of Excellence for Online and Technology-Enhanced Courses

    Dale Hoskisson & Dan Clark, Valley City State University, United States

    Almost every institution with a significant online presence has developed measures of quality for their online offerings. These quality standards, while largely both appropriate and reasonable, are... More

    pp. 532-534

  14. Technology in Schools: An Online Graduate Program’s Design and Courses

    Jane Howland, University of Missouri, United States

    This paper describes an online graduate program in Educational Technology that prepares individuals to use advanced technologies in classrooms, training centers, and other learning environments... More

    pp. 535-539

  15. Secondary Teachers Incorporating ICT in Mathematics Classrooms

    Verónica Hoyos, Universidad Pedagógica Nacional, Mexico

    This contribution presents and analyzes the different ways of incorporating ICT into public high school classrooms that were instrumented by a group of 15 in-service teachers after they... More

    pp. 540-544

  16. A Synchronous Instruction Integration in an Online Distance Course

    Hui-Wen Huang, University of Idaho, United States

    The purpose of this poster presentation is to explore pre-service and in-service 3rd-12th grade teachers’ perceptions of using a synchronous communication program, Elluminate Live!, as an online... More

    p. 545

  17. The Relationship between Synchronous Web Conferencing and Course Satisfaction in a Blended Online Class

    Hui-Wen Huang & Rodney McConnell, University of Idaho, United States

    Abstract: This case study investigated the relationship between synchronous web conferencing and course satisfaction in an online class in a public four-year university located at the northwestern ... More

    pp. 546-551

  18. Design Considerations for Task-based Foreign Language Teaching Online

    Robert Isaacson, Defense Language Institute, Monterey CA, United States

    This paper outlines design considerations for facilitating task-based based foreign language teaching and learning online. The tools available to facilitate online teaching and learning exist on a... More

    pp. 552-557

  19. Examination of the Production Process for Arabic Grammar Video Lessons

    Robert Isaacson & Amgad Ishak, Defense Language Institute, Monterey CA, United States

    This action research study examined the production process for creating Arabic grammar video lessons and reports the results of user evaluations of the lessons. The Arabic grammar video lessons... More

    pp. 558-563

  20. The Influence of Technology on Learning Opportunities in Virtual Education

    Dawn Iwamoto, University of Phoenix, United States

    This roundtable session is designed to present ideas regarding the use of tools to create effective modes and means of instruction that expand access to learning resources and that enhance... More

    pp. 564-565