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

Mar 05, 2012

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Paul Resta

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Number of papers: 858

  1. TeacherSim: A Virtual Education Environment for Distance Teacher Education and Rehabilitation Counseling Students

    Nancy Glomb, Peter Blair, Jared Schultz, Matthew Reeder, Raine Christiansen & Charles Salzberg, Utah State University, United States

    Students who participate in distance teacher preparation and rehabilitation counseling programs are often isolated from their classmates and are unable to engage in simulated teaching and... More

    pp. 351-354

  2. Issues in Mobile Physics Learning

    Tatyana Gnitetskaya & Pavel Gnitetskiy, Far Eastern Federal University, Russian Federation; Joe Rodriguez, Stephen F. Austin State University, United States

    The mobile wireless technologies have affected all spheres of human activity, including education. Not only institutions of higher education but also high schools now offer courses using mobile... More

    pp. 355-359

  3. Developing for mobile devices from a perspective of instructional designers.

    Eddie Gose & Davilla Riddle, University of Hawaii, United States

    The popularity of mobile devices are growing and many students are opting to use the device in school over laptop computers. Mobile devices have recently become a phenomenon in our society and many... More

    pp. 360-365

  4. Fostering collaboration with Google tools in the classroom

    Brittany Groff & Samantha Fecich, Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Teachers are you looking for a method to foster collaboration skills in your class? As classroom teachers we grappled with the same questions - but came to one answer - Google Apps. At times it can... More

    pp. 366-367

  5. Faculty Adoption of New Learning Technologies

    Owen Hall, Jr., Pepperdine University, United States

    Mobile learning has come a long way since Sir Isaac Pitman initiated the first correspondence course in the early 1840s. The changing demands of the global business community call for new and... More

    pp. 368-369

  6. State of the Art of Virtual Technologies and Instructional Strategies in the 21st Century Education

    Farid Hallouche, Anne Tapp, Elizabeth Hansen & John Hansen, Saginaw Valley State University, United States

    Abstract: The recent technological strides in building sate of the art internet infrastructures and creating very sophisticated web development platforms have made today’s online learning... More

    pp. 370-375

  7. Integrating Concepts of Global Awareness and Sustainability for 21st Century Learning

    Francis Harvey, School of Education, Drexel University, United States; Christina W. Charnitski, Department of Graduate Education, Immaculata University, United States

    This paper will describe a curriculum development project to integrate the concepts of global awareness and sustainability to broaden and enhance students’ understanding of both concepts. The paper... More

    pp. 376-378

  8. Classic Model for Net Based Collaboration Provides Wider Choice of Specialisation for Students in Teacher Education

    Harald Haugen, Stord/Haugesund University College (HSH), Stord, Norway, Norway; Bodil Ask, University of Agder, Grimstad, Norway

    Smaller academic institutions have restrictions concerning broad and varied menus of courses and study programmes. With few students at every level the number of options for specialisation is... More

    pp. 379-384

  9. Online Teacher Induction Programs: Efforts in Teacher Retention

    Katie Hendrickson, Ohio University, United States

    This paper presents a review of the literature pertaining to online teacher induction programs, and a study in progress of an online environment for a beginning teacher cohort. Induction programs... More

    pp. 385-389

  10. More than Disembodied Producers of Electronic Messages: What Professional Educators in Graduate Online Courses Prefer

    Katy Herbold, Southern Utah University, United States

    In an online learning environment, do students want to engage with other students and the professor? Does the professor/student relationship matter? Do student/peer relationships matter? If so,... More

    pp. 390-395

  11. Who Done It? Using Forensic Science to Implement STEM Studies

    Donna Herring, Jimmy Barnes & Kathleen Friery, Jacksonville State University, United States

    There is growing concern that the United States is not preparing a sufficient number of students, teachers, and practitioners in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM... More

    pp. 396-401

  12. “G2C! TTYL! MYO!” – What? Communicating/Connecting with Digital Natives in Teacher Education

    Jenelle Hodges, Betty Nelson & Feng Sun, University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States; Deborah Newton, Southern Connecticut State University, United States

    What are digital natives and digital immigrants saying about their communication/connecting preferences in teacher education? Is it e-mail, text messaging, blogs, wikis, Twitter, Facebook, course ... More

    pp. 402-403

  13. Using iPad 2 Applications to Improve Supervision of Teacher Interns

    Gina Hogue, Arkansas State University, United States

    This presentation will discuss how the FaceTime application on the iPad 2 is used to improve supervision of Teacher Interns by university faculty. Through the use of this technology faculty have... More

    pp. 404-405

  14. Utilizing Web 2.0 Tools to Redesign and Support Communities of Practice in a Distance Education Course

    Lori Holcomb, NC State University, United States; Matthew Kruger-Ross, North Carolina State University, United States

    Distance education continues to expand at an unprecedented rate, with more and more students demanding online courses. Yet, despite the appeal and benefits distance education offers, several... More

    pp. 406-411

  15. Local Social Networking: Using Twitter to Foster Meaningful Communities of Practice

    Douglas Holschuh, Texas State University, United States

    Twitter use in graduate teacher education is often cited as a key element in a learner’s gateway to the larger world of education on the Internet often through the lens of connectivism (Siemens,... More

    pp. 412-414

  16. Collaborative learning using LEBEL (Learning Ecology Based E-Learning)

    Toshiaki Honda, Ibaraki University, Japan

    In the learning ecology concept, learning indicates the learning that takes place in a new learning environment corresponding to social changes, and does not refer to specific learning contents or ... More

    pp. 415-420

  17. What Should Be Assessed? Online Discussions Assessment

    Wei-Ying Hsiao, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States

    Online discussion has been used as a crucial assessment in online courses in higher education. It allows students to practice active thinking and provides opportunities to interact with others ... More

    p. 421

  18. Building Virtual Teams with Social Media Technologies

    Haihong Hu, University of Central Arkansas, United States

    Presently, more and more virtual teams are being used in higher education and business because of the development of technologies and globalization. They have become an essential approach for team ... More

    pp. 422-427

  19. Critical Success Factors for Virtual Schooling: A Panel Discussion

    Jason Huett, Unversity of West Georgia, United States; Charles Hodges, Georgia Southern University, United States; Kim Huett, University of West Georgia, United States; Michael Barbour, Wayne State University, United States; Jennifer Smolka, Walden University, United States

    Are you about to start developing new virtual schooling opportunities for your students in a K-12 school or university setting? Bring your questions and concerns to this panel of online learning... More

    pp. 428-431

  20. Designing Engaging Virtual Courses for K-12 Students

    Jason Huett & Kimberly Huett, Unversity of West Georgia, United States

    Using an explanatory mixed methods design, this study employed specifically adapted online course quality survey instruments as well as technologies such as VoiceThread and Jing to conduct... More

    pp. 432-440