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SITE 2013--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 25, 2013

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Ron McBride; Michael Searson

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Number of papers: 881

  1. A therapeutic exercise game system with a “tailor-made video-game image” that accommodates anyone irrespective of athletic ability

    Kazumoto Tanaka, Takayuki Kataoka & Takayuki Fujino, Kinki University, Japan

    We developed a computer video-game for therapeutic exercise by which players having different athletic ability can participate on an even competitive footing through assistance that is adjusted... More

    pp. 1203-1208

  2. Transitions to Academia: Publishing in the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE)

    Peter Albion, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Rick Ferdig, Kent State University, United States; Cleborne Maddux, University of Nevada, Reno, United States; Natalie Johnson-Leslie, Arkansas State University, United States; Mary Kayler, University of Mary Washington, United States; Jana Willis, University of Houston Clear Lake, United States

    The editors of leading educational technology journals are collaborating on ways to support the efforts of the next generation of researchers, working within the National Technology Leadership... More

    p. 1218

  3. Transitions to Academia: Publishing in the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE)

    Peter Albion, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Rick Ferdig, Kent State University, United States; Cleborne Maddux, University of Nevada, Reno, United States; Natalie Johnson-Leslie, Arkansas State University, United States; Mary Kayler, University of Mary Washington, United States; Jana Willis, University of Houston Clear Lake, United States

    The editors of leading educational technology journals are collaborating on ways to support the efforts of the next generation of researchers, working within the National Technology Leadership... More

    p. 1219

  4. Innovative Technologies for an Engaging Classroom. Discovering the best resources for my school

    Luis Anido, University of Vigo, Spain; Agustin Cañas, Juan Santos, Manuel Caeiro, Ruben Miguez & Manuel Fernandez, Universidade de Vigo, Spain

    This paper describes an approach to design and implement innovative pedagogical designs to be implemented in heterogeneous educational and technical settings reflecting the actual situation in... More

    pp. 1220-1225

  5. Backpacking Across the Digital Divide: Supporting Pre-Service Teachers in Bringing Emerging Technologies to Rural Schools

    Holly Atkins & Candace Roberts, Saint Leo University, United States

    The experiences of pre-service teachers and university faculty involved in a year-long grant titled “Backpacking Across the Digital Divide” will be shared in this interactive poster session. ... More

    pp. 1226-1228

  6. On Becoming Digital Educators: Supporting Faculty and Student Growth in Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge

    Holly Atkins, Candace Roberts & Kimberly Higdon, Saint Leo University, United States

    Three university professors (department chair and English education professor, social studies/literacy professor, and educational technology professor) share the on-going process of faculty and... More

    pp. 1229-1233

  7. How Efficacious are They? A Study of Malaysian Novice Vocational Teachers Sense of Efficacy

    Ab Rahim Bakar, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia; Shamsiah Mohamed & Noor Syamilah Zakaria, UPM, Malaysia

    The purpose of this investigation was to determine, by way of Teacher Self-Efficacy Scale (TSES), Malaysian vocational novice teachers’ sense of efficacy in terms of student engagement,... More

    pp. 1234-1238

  8. VALE Method

    Ian Bertie, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile., Chile

    The VALE Method enables people to improve learning, retention and adequate & fast recall of knowledge with a new paradigm: we are capable of organizing the contents of our neurotransmitters, we own... More

    pp. 1239-1250

  9. The Ohio State University Foreign Language Technology Certificate Program

    Diane Birckbichler, The Ohio State University Foreign Language Center, United States; Rebecca Bias, Ohio State University Foreign Language Center, United States

    This session focuses on the OSU Foreign Language Technology Certification (FLTC), a hybrid course that blends online work with face-to-face contact with instructors. The purpose of the Foreign... More

    pp. 1251-1255

  10. Hello My Name Is: Relationships as Motivation

    Kimberlee Bonura, Walden University, United States; Michael Bonura, University of New Mexico - ROTC, United States

    Teacher-student relations are a strong motivator and indicator of learning. Trust between teacher and student is a fundamental prerequisite for higher learning. Further, the relationship allows... More

    pp. 1256-1260

  11. Whose Job Is It Anyway? How Teacher Educators in Online Programs Can Also Be Career Counselors

    Jackie Booth, Keiser University Graduate School, United States; Brian Keintz, Keiser University, United States

    Abstract: This poster session highlights how online teacher education programs incorporate meaningful career counseling and advising to students. A description of the elements of career counseling... More

    pp. 1261-1266

  12. A Cross-Cultural Study: Technological Equipment in 8th Grade Mathematics Curricula of Turkey and the United States

    Ceyhun Cetin & Murat Kurucay, Texas Tech University, United States

    Abstract: This study aims to analyze the technology integration of the 8th grade Mathematics curricula of the two countries, Turkey and the United States of America. According to ISTE (2007) and... More

    pp. 1267-1269

  13. Teacher’s Perceptions of the Challenges in Innovating with Technology-Rich Content in the Geosciences Classroom: An Activity Systems Analysis

    John Cowan, Northern Illinois University, United States

    This paper shares the results of an NSF Opportunities for Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences (OEDG) grant project aimed at encouraging Hispanic students’ interests in careers in science,... More

    pp. 1270-1274

  14. A Vision for Education in 2026 – the Views of a Cohort of Pre-Service and In-Service Teachers.

    Alison Egan, Marino Institute of Education, Ireland; Ann FitzGibbon, Elizabeth Oldham & Carina Girvan, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland; Michael Hallissy, Hibernia College, Ireland

    In this paper the authors report on pre-service teachers' and qualified teachers’ vision of education in 2026. It also looks at vision of participants in relation to their self-reported expertise ... More

    pp. 1275-1282

  15. Improving Student Learning With Digital Learning and Course Management Tools: A Study of the Effectiveness of Digital Learning Tools on Student Achievement

    Scott Elliot, SEG Measurement, United States; Gerry Bogatz, MarketingWorks, United States; Cathy Mikulas, SEG Measurement, United States

    The purpose of this study was to explore the impact of digital learning tools on student learning. This study investigated the following question: Do students in classes that use digital learning ... More

    pp. 1283-1290

  16. Rethinking Online Writing and Communication Skills as a Process: Teaching Skills through Interactive, Learning Style Based Modeling

    Barbara Fedock & Elizabeth Young, University of Phoenix, United States

    Online instructors must accommodate the visual, verbal, and auditory learning style needs of different generations of learners (Meyer & McNeal, 2011). To help Generations X, Y, and Z... More

    pp. 1291-1297

  17. Hands-On Learning in Today's Elementary Science Classroom: Teacher Preparedness for Using Technology and Manipulatives

    Susan Ferguson Martin, Edward Shaw & Lynda Daughenbaugh, University of South Alabama, United States

    This study summarizes the results of a survey administered in the largest school district in a southeastern U.S. state conducted by university faculty to evaluate the use of white boards and hands-... More

    pp. 1298-1305

  18. Can Teacher Professionalism Be Developed Through Technology?

    Jessica Fuda Daddio & Jackie Booth, Keiser University, United States

    Professionalism cannot be easily defined but is one of the most important attributes of a teacher. As a teacher begins or continues a career in education, his or her ideas, thoughts and pedagogies ... More

    pp. 1306-1308

  19. Teachers' Fear of Technology--How Does It Impact the Classroom?

    Deborah Genet, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    Abstract: Technology today is everywhere, including our classrooms. Feelings about technology, as well as comfort and knowledge levels are poignantly varied amongst students, teachers, and... More

    pp. 1309-1314

  20. simSchool's Progress: The SITE simSchool Modules Project

    David Gibson, simSchool, United States; Stacy Kruse, Pragmatic Solutions, United States; Gerald Knezek, Tandra Tyler-Wood, Rhonda Christensen & Susan Hopper, University of North Texas, United States

    This paper presents the final report of progress of the EDUCAUSE-funded SITE simSchool Modules Project from April 2011 to July 2012. The goals of the simulation-based project were to (1) facilitate... More

    pp. 1315-1323