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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. Effects of the Use of the Blog and Discussion Board on Online Teaching and Learning

    Amy S. C. Leh & Janine Kremling, California State Univ. San Bernardino, United States; Minoru Nakayama, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    This paper reports on the findings of a study conducted in two courses. The research questions were: (1) To what extent did the use of the Blog and Discussion Board support online teaching and... More

    pp. 574-579

  2. An Instructional Method for Competency-based e-Learning: A Whole-task Approach

    Jung Lim & Sang Park, Northwestern State University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of two instructional approaches (whole-task vs. part-task) on learner performance of a complex skill - preparing a grade book in Excel- in e... More

    pp. 580-585

  3. The use of iPads in online graduate courses

    Kimberly Livengood & Mary McGlamery, Angelo State University, United States

    The objective of this pilot study was to explore the benefits and limitations of iPads in online courses. Additionally, the study examined how the innovative use of iPads and relevant applications... More

    pp. 586-590

  4. Walking to the future stages of the Higher Education: Blended learning strategies empirically proved

    Olatz López-Fernández, University of Barcelona, Spain; Niki Davis, Anne-Marie Hunt, Donna Morrow, Hasbiza Nordin & Julie Mackey, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

    What will higher education “look like” for to 2020? This is a question internationally treated in different countries, as New Zealand, Malaysia or Spain. A worldwide point of view is useful to... More

    pp. 591-594

  5. Software for Easy Online Exam Proctoring

    Kyle Lutes, Purdue University, United States

    Students of all ages use computers for entertainment, socializing, and when completing assignments. Instructors give students assignments that require students to use computers. If students are... More

    pp. 595-598

  6. A Blended Learning Model in the Professional Development of Teachers: Successes and Challenges

    Carmen Macharaschwili, Indiana University, United States; Susan Devetski, Holy Cross College, United States

    In this pilot project, an American Midwestern Teacher Education Program teamed up with a local school district in order to train pre-service and in-service teachers in working with a linguistically... More

    pp. 599-605

  7. A Skype-Buddy Model for Blended Learning

    Carmen Macharaschwili & Linda Skidmore Coggin, Indiana University, United States

    Abstract: Universities are challenged with providing quality education experiences for distance education students' needs for engagement and challenge within a collaborative framework. This study... More

    pp. 606-613

  8. Photonarratives in an online master’s course: A viable way to enhance teacher reflection and build community?

    Lauren Madden, The College of New Jersey, United States; M. Gail Jones & Margaret Blanchard, North Carolina State University, United States; John Lee, NC State University, United States

    Distance education has potential to reach teachers from diverse areas but the challenges of building community and promoting reflection can be considerable. Photonarratives were used in this study ... More

    pp. 614-618

  9. Blended Learning in Teacher Education: A Content Analysis of Related Literature

    Cleborne D Maddux, Wenzhen Li & Leping Liu, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    This presentation will present the results of a content analysis of the literature related to blended education in teacher education and compare it with an analysis of the literature on blended... More

    pp. 619-624

  10. The ITEST Community of Practice: Lessons Learned and Future Directions

    Joyce Malyn-Smith, Education Development Center, Inc., United States

    This paper summarizes lessons learned from eight years of hosting a national resource center for the ITEST (Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers) program, funded by the... More

    pp. 625-629

  11. How Virtual Learning Environments Function to Simulate IEP Team Meetings in a Distance Teacher Education Program

    Lee Mason, The University of Texas at San Antonio, United States; Nancy Glomb & Peter Blair, Utah State University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to identify and examine how virtual simulations function to train pre-service teachers learning to conduct IEP team meetings. Seven pre-service special education... More

    pp. 630-635

  12. The Role of Video in Pre-Service Teacher First Day of School Observations: Peer Review on Learning of Teaching Concepts and Future Application

    Marian Maxfield & Deanna Romano, Ashland University, United States

    Abstract: This study focuses on the role of video in pre-service teacher (PST) observations of the first day of school and the impact of peer reviewing the videos on learning of new teaching... More

    pp. 636-641

  13. Understanding and Applying Motivational Theories in Online Learning Environments

    Hayall Mayall, Northern Illinois University, United States

    Building motivating and engaging online learning environments provide many challenges for the online instructor. Because of the impersonal nature of the online learning environment, instructors... More

    pp. 642-646

  14. Engaging In-service Teachers in Online Collaborative Environments for Professional Development

    Jonathan McKeown, University of Tampa, United States

    This paper reports on a continuation study conducted with in-service teachers designed to promote technology integration through online collaborative communities of practice. At the conclusion of... More

    pp. 647-651

  15. Word Clouds and Concordances as Tools for Discussion Analysis

    Katie Meehan & Terence Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States

    As more education moves online, computer-mediated communication in the form of text becomes an increasing part of the "classroom" as an alternative to activities such as in-person discussions. One ... More

    pp. 652-656

  16. Mathematics Instructors’ Teaching Strategies and Teaching Experiences in an Online Environment

    Bernadette Mendoza & Heng-Yu Ku, University of Northern Colorado, United States; Chatchada Akarasriworn, Srinakharinwirot University, Thailand

    This study presents three mathematics instructors’ teaching strategies and teaching experiences in an online environment. The instructors participated in three online graduate level mathematics... More

    pp. 657-663

  17. Online Communities, Critiques and Second Life Teaching in the Visual Arts

    Susan Miiller, State University of New York at New Paltz, United States; Annette Cohen, Great Bay Community College, United States; Linda Smith, State University of New York at New Paltz, United States

    This paper demonstrates successful online studio courses where digital photographs of actual student drawings replaced seated critiques. Online studio courses excelled in discussion board ... More

    pp. 664-671

  18. AL@UI: Connecting People to Places for Meaningful Learning

    Brant Miller, Justin Hougham & Karla Bradley Eitel, University of Idaho, United States

    Adventure Learning (AL) has inspired students all over the world. AL is a hybrid distance education approach that provides students with opportunities to explore real-world issues through... More

    pp. 672-677

  19. Communicative Interaction and Learning into METACAMPUS as a Learning Environment

    Daniel Montes Ponce, Adriana Margarita Pacheco Cortés, Carlos Manuel Pacheco Cortés, Elba Patricia Alatorre Rojo & Marco Antonio Pereida Alfaro, Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico

    The paper presents partial results of a study which analyzed the processes of communicative interaction asynchronous discussion forums Metacampus Platform Virtual University System (SUV) at the... More

    pp. 678-686

  20. Teaching Online: A Beginner's Survival Kit

    Lee Montgomery, Southern Utah University, United States

    With online instruction growing at a more rapid pace than traditional brick-and-mortar classroom instruction, the instructor or college professor who is considering making the switch to online... More

    pp. 687-691