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SITE 2012--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 05, 2012


Paul Resta

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Number of papers: 858

  1. Content Analysis of Online Discussion Forums

    Paula Christensen & Sanghoon Park, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, United States

    Online discussion forums provide a rich environment for learning, sharing, feedback, community building, and assessment. Learning content through the interactions provided in an online discussion... More

    pp. 253-257

  2. Technology in Graduate Counseling Programs: Suggestions for Online Practicum and Internship Courses

    Gina Cicco, St. John's University, United States

    This paper will discuss the many uses of technology and varied media to enhance online courses in graduate school counselor preparation programs. The controversy surrounding completely online... More

    pp. 258-263

  3. Taking the Distance out of Distance Education

    Christopher Cocek & Catherine Baillie-Abidi, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada; Kathleen Kevany, Nova Scotia Agricultural College, Canada; Elizabeth Lange, St. Francis Xavier University, Canada

    Does the creative fostering of peer-to-peer (P2P) learning reduce the distance in distance education? This paper will discuss the process and progress of an empirical study on building peer... More

    pp. 264-269

  4. Creating a Quality Framework for Online Courses

    Teresa Coffman & Jane Huffman, University of Mary Washington, United States

    The continued growth of online course development and delivery within higher education has created questions about what determines quality in an online course. This paper examines one university’s ... More

    pp. 270-273

  5. Adobe Connect: It's More Than Just for Teaching

    Jeradi Cohen, Shawnee State University, United States

    This roundtable session will highlight the variety of adaptations teacher education faculty has found for Adobe Connect. While initially this system was adopted for use in the graduate program in... More

    pp. 274-276

  6. The Importance of Building Relationships with Students Involved with Hybrid and On-line Instruction

    Richard Cooley, Grand Valley State University, United States

    Abstract: This paper is the result of observations in Grand Rapids, Michigan Public Schools where a new model of "blended instruction" has been adopted. Informal interviews were conducted with... More

    pp. 277-282

  7. Rites of Passage: Learning that counts! The Struggle Between the Medium and the Message

    Elaine Correa, Medaille College, United States

    As more colleges offer greater on-line learning opportunities for generating student enrollment, the opportunity for creating innovative courses on-line presents a major concern for many on-line... More

    pp. 283-287

  8. Tech, or not to Tech: That is the Professional Development Question

    Sheryl Craig & Melinda Stump, University of Oklahoma, United States

    Oklahoma, along with 44 other states, has adopted Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and each school district is charged with preparing a plan for transition to be complete by June 2014. The... More

    pp. 288-290

  9. Rethinking Teacher Education Programs: Engaging in Traditional Face-to-Face Instructional Modeling with Integrated, Parallel Online Instructional Modeling

    Caroline M. Crawford & Richard A. Smith, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States

    The traditional face-to-face instructional environment was acceptably successful throughout the Industrial Age, yet the Information Age has embraced the Internet and the integration of different... More

    pp. 291-298

  10. Tribal Preservice Teachers’ Attitude towards use of Computer: An Indian Study

    Rajendra Prasad Dasari, Kakatiya University, India; Aruna Devi Mallu, ZPP Secondary School, Sripathipalli, Warangal, India

    Abstract: The aim of this study is to examine the attitudes of tribal preservice teachers towards use of computer. For the purpose, a sample of 47 preservice teachers was selected randomly from a... More

    pp. 299-306

  11. Evolution of Teachers' Roles within an Online Community of Practice

    Nancy Davis, Florida State University, United States; Laurie Callihan, Desoto Middle School, United States

    This study considers the impact of an online community of practice on the learning and professional development of graduate science education master’s students who were all also practicing teachers... More

    pp. 307-314

  12. Integrating Mobile Learning Technologies to Positively Impact Learning and Productivity

    Eileen Dittmar, Capella University, United States

    With the increased demand for mobile devices, such as Smartphone, tablets, netbooks, global position systems (GPS), digital audio/video recorders, and music players (mp3), educators have numerous... More

    pp. 315-323

  13. An Anatomy Workshop: Authentic learning experience through technology intergration

    David Dominguese, Shu-chien Pan & Matthew Becker, Indiana State University, United States

    STEM education and their professions are necessary to be competitive in the global economy. Overall, the number of people with STEM educational degrees is diminishing and this issue creates a... More

    pp. 324-327

  14. Creating a Second Life for Higher Education Students with Dyslexia

    Mary Dziorny, Univ of North Texas, United States

    This study sought to determine if an online course designed and delivered in Second Life can meet the needs of higher education students with dyslexia. The course design incorporated strategies... More

    pp. 328-331

  15. Online Course Design Elements to Better Meet the Academic Needs of Students with Dyslexia in Higher Education

    Mary Dziorny, Univ of North Texas, United States

    This study sought to determine if an online course designed and delivered in Second Life can meet the needs of higher education students with dyslexia. The course design incorporated strategies... More

    pp. 332-337

  16. Establishing Social Presence in BlackBoard 9

    Susan Elwood, Karen McCaleb & Mary Fernandez, Texas A&M Unversity Corpus Christi, United States

    This paper explores articles published from research related to social presence in hybrid and online course development. Parameters and tools within the BlackBoard 9 environment are taken into... More

    pp. 338-340

  17. Utilizing interactive screencast tutorials for virtual experiential learning

    Chris Faulkner, University of North Texas, United States

    Experiential learning is viewed by many as the ideal setting for learning and retaining complex information. Recreating this learning environment virtually is often a challenge. The Center for... More

    pp. 341-343

  18. Collaborative models for assembling, presenting, reviewing, and defending Electronic Portfolios in distributed learning environments

    Frank Fuller, Northwestern State University, United States

    As electronic portfolios take prominent roles among capstone activities in graduate programs, the opportunities and expectations of readers and reviewers – typically, members of graduate committees... More

    p. 344

  19. Designing Asynchronous Online Discussion Environments: A Review of Current Research

    Fei Gao, Bowling Green State University, United States

    Asynchronous online discussion environments are important platforms to support learning. This paper reviews current research on designing online discussion environments and identifies four major... More

    pp. 345-349

  20. Cheating in Business Online Learning

    Martonia Gaskill, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

    The purpose of this study is to address the issue of digital cheating in business online courses at a major Midwestern research university. Academic dishonesty, particularly digital forms of... More

    p. 350

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