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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. Using Discussions in a Virtual World: Student Perceptions

    Carolyn Lowe, Northern Michigan University, United States

    The author of this study has used the virtual world Second Life for teaching a number of graduate and undergraduate courses, including courses in life science, science education, and educational... More

    pp. 666-669

  2. Art Education Avatars in Action: Assessing Learning in 3D Virtual Art Learning Environments

    Lilly Lu, Northern Illinois University, United States

    3D virtual worlds (VWs) provde unique teaching and learning possibilities for art education. Second Life (SL) can serve as both a new medium of artistic and creative expression, as well as a new... More

    pp. 670-675

  3. Teaching a Foreign Language Using Information and Communication Technologies

    Emeli Luz, São Paulo State University, Brazil

    The research project “Teletandem Brazil: foreign languages for all” is a context of collaborative and virtual learning of foreign languages, where students from different countries learn a foreign ... More

    pp. 676-682

  4. How faculty’s satisfaction with teaching online relates to synchronous/asynchronous communication

    Lei Ma & David Whittier, Boston University, United States

    Faculty’s satisfaction is a crucial factor to determine the success of online learning. However, faculty is less satisfied with and less enthusiastic about teaching online than teaching in a... More

    pp. 683-687

  5. An Examination of International Distance Education: Preliminary Findings from a Case Study

    Wei Ma & Matthew Stuve, Ball State University, United States

    This poster session presents preliminary findings from a case study that explores how different online models and environments affect the design and implementation of an international, university... More

    pp. 688-690

  6. Engaging Urban Online Students Through Instructor Social Presence

    Roseanne Macias & Terry Inglese, University of California, Santa Barbara, United States

    Online course are becoming more prevalent in educational settings. But research has focused on traditional online students; students who are academically motivated, older, and not from ethnically... More

    pp. 691-698

  7. A Totally Online University Class in Statistics for Teachers: Aids and Cautions

    Cleborne Maddux, Leping Liu & Rhoda Cummings, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    The authors of this presentation are all experienced instructors of totally online courses. The presentation will consist of aids and cautions in teaching a totally online introductory graduate... More

    pp. 699-704

  8. Perspectives on E-Learning: A Symposium, Part 2

    James Marshall, San Diego State University, United States; Michael Barbour, Wayne State University, Canada; Tufan Adiguzel, Bahcesehir University, TURKEY & Texas A&M University, United States; Ron Costello, Pennsylvania State University--Abington, United States; Linda Wood, The Art Institute of Atlanta, United States

    This symposium will provide attendees with a broad perspective on the myriad issues now associated with e-learning. E-learning continues to expand in terms of the number of e-learning... More

    pp. 705-713

  9. Strategies for Using Google Documents to Promote Student Collaboration in Traditional and Online Learning Environments

    Eric Marvin, Freed Hardeman University, United States; Stephen Marvin, Union University, United States

    The purpose of this session will be to share specific examples of how Google Documents can be used to support communication and collaboration in both traditional and online learning environments. ... More

    pp. 714-715

  10. Understanding Students’ Collaborative Online Interaction: Analysis of Discussion Board Postings

    Scot McNary & Liyan Song, Towson University, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to report on the findings of a study examining students’ collaborative online interaction. The context of the study was a graduate online class delivered via Blackboard... More

    pp. 716-721

  11. Blended Teaching and Learning: Balancing Control and Uncertainty in University Teaching and Learning

    Kim McShane, University of California, Santa Barbara, United States

    This paper reports on an Australian study that investigated academics’ experiences and changing teaching identities in making the move to online teaching. Via a critical interpretative analysis,... More

    pp. 722-729

  12. Online Educator Burnout: Exploring Symptomology, Prevention and Amelioration

    John Moore, American Military University, United States

    Burnout among online educators has been identified as an emerging issue for faculty instructing courses at higher education institutions in the United States. The purpose of this paper is to... More

    pp. 730-736

  13. How A Design Model With Behaviorist Underpinnings Can Offer A Framework For Learning, Anytime, Anywhere

    Anjum Najmi, University of North Texas, United States

    : As mobile technologies become increasingly ubiquitous, personalized, penetrating and transforming to our everyday cultural practices and space, interest continues to grow among educators as they ... More

    pp. 737-742

  14. Online Conversations with Peers and with an Expert Mentor:

    Priscilla Norton & Dawn Hathaway, George Mason University, United States

    Abstract: Collaboration centered in peer conversation is the most frequently used online learning design. However, studies question this conventional wisdom, suggesting peer conversations are often... More

    pp. 743-750

  15. Pedagogical, Perception, and Historical Considerations in Utilizing Technology in Class Offerings

    Kristie Ogilvie, CSU San Bernardino, United States

    This study compares course offerings with and without technology incorporation, as well as pedagogical considerations of these two very different delivery methods. Overall results show that, when... More

    pp. 751-754

  16. What a Brilliant Giant in Mexico and Chinese Education: Telesecundaria and China Education TV

    John Ronghua Ouyang, University of North Florida, United States; Dehua Liu, Hunan Normal University, China

    China (P. R. China) and Mexico are both delivering its education through a brilliant giant, TV education. China started TV education for adult learning in 1979; Mexico launched its Telesecundaria ... More

    pp. 755-760

  17. Current and Future Trends in Free and Open Source Software

    Betul Ozkan, The University of Arizona South, United States

    Current changes in global markets have had a great impact on the rise of already popular free and open source software (FOSS). The effect of this shift is immediate on the e-learning environments, ... More

    pp. 761-764

  18. Didactical Resource for Building a Concept Map Definition Inside Any Educational Environment

    Adriana Pacheco, Carlos M. Pacheco & Marta G. Ley, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted, in which an analysis of theories is carried out and these theories are related to the instructional design area of a didactical resource... More

    pp. 765-768

  19. The Development of an Intuitive AJAX-Based Learning Management System for High School Teaching and Empirical Usability Analysis

    Satidchoke Phosaard, Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand

    Learning management systems are becoming standard tools for e-learning in higher education. However, general learning management systems are packed with numerous task-specific assisting tools... More

    pp. 769-776

  20. Designing, teaching, and evaluating a Second Life basic skills course

    Jennifer Redd & Karina Silva, Iowa State University, United States

    Designing, teaching and evaluating a flexible and distance learning course (FDL) involves careful consideration of the needs of the students, goals of the lessons, and FDL principles. An... More

    pp. 777-782