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

Mar 25, 2013


Ron McBride; Michael Searson

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Number of papers: 881

  1. Harnessing the Interactive Meaning of Images in Educational Applications

    Rupananda Misra, Drexel University, United States

    We live in a visually intensive society. It is no secret that with the advent of computers and other electronic devices, visual images and colors dominate the communication of complex thoughts.... More

    pp. 1678-1683

  2. Skit Activity with Mobile Devices by Japanese EFL Learners

    Natsuki Miyahara, Mie University Graduate School of Education, Japan; Hitoshi Susono, Mie University, Japan

    In order to enhance English language literacy and communication skills for Japanese EFL learners, "skit activity" might work effectively. It is an activity in which foreign language learners make a... More

    pp. 1684-1687

  3. Cartoon-based Teaching Simulation that Helps Student Teachers Improve Their Lesson Plans

    Toshio Mochizuki, Senshu University, Japan; Yoshihiko Kubota, Joetsu University of Education, Japan; Hideyuki Suzuki, Ibaraki University, Japan

    Cartoon-based teaching simulation is a training method whereby student teachers create and revise their lesson plans from the viewpoint of learners. This method is expected to encourage student... More

    pp. 1688-1693

  4. VoiceThread + SCIM-C: Teachers Creating Personal Digital Histories

    Philip Molebash, Loyola Marymount University, United States; John Lee, North Carolina State University, United States; Yvette Lapayese & Edmundo Litton, Loyola Marymount University, United States

    Teachers quite often teach the way they were taught. Social studies instruction, therefore, largely looks and feels like it did five decades ago. If we are to change course, social studies teacher ... More

    pp. 1694-1699

  5. Evaluating Digital Stories as Multi-Modal Reflections on Experiences

    Chris Renda, University of Colorado Denver, United States

    This paper addresses the multi-modal affordances of digital storytelling and the challenges that teacher educators may face when evaluating these types of alternative reflection products. Using an... More

    pp. 1700-1705

  6. New Frontiers in Digital Storytelling: Technological Advances and Changing Critical Teacher Education Approaches

    Chris Renda, University of Colorado Denver, United States; Bernard Robin, University of Houston, United States; Marty Otañez, University of Colorado Denver, United States; Hitoshi Susono, Mie University, Japan

    This panel will focus on ways that digital storytelling continues to push the envelope as a pedagogical resource and means to increase learners’ knowledge in K-12 classrooms, universities and... More

    pp. 1706-1711

  7. The Evolution of Digital Storytelling Technologies: From PCs to iPads and e-Books

    Bernard Robin & Sara McNeil, University of Houston, United States

    In this paper, we present an overview of how digital storytelling technologies have evolved over the last decade, from software used on a desktop or laptop computer, to web-based applications,... More

    pp. 1712-1720

  8. iTunes U and iBooks Author: From Start to Finish

    Kristi Shaw & Malia Hoffmann, Marian University, United States

    The purpose of this workshop is to educate learners in the comprehensive instructional design of content for mobile delivery through an iOS device. Attendees will create an iTunes U account and... More

    pp. 1721-1725

  9. Affordable and Simple Solutions for Digital Storytelling: Using Web 2.0 and Freeware to Create Dynamic Digital Stories & Videos

    Gina Shelley, Ashford University, United States

    Let’s face it. Schools and universities do not have extra money to purchase expensive photo and movie editing software for their students or computer labs. Because digital stories is such a... More

    pp. 1726-1729

  10. New Focus for a New Major: Digital Storytelling, Games and Simulations

    Susan Simkowski & Bradley Wiggins, University of Arkansas-Fort Smith, United States

    Abstract: This paper focuses on best practices in the design and development of both digital (video) storytelling and digital games and simulations. The role of instruction, controversies, and... More

    pp. 1730-1733

  11. Imagine the Possibilities: Bringing Poster Sessions to Life through Augmented Reality

    Kenton Smith, Butler University, United States

    This "hands-on" roundtable session focuses on the use of Aurasma, a free mobile app for iOS and Android, to create “auras” for augmented reality based on simple image recognition. The potential... More

    pp. 1734-1737

  12. Using a BYOD Model to Teach a Graduate Level Video Production Course to In-service Teachers

    Shaunna Smith & David Byrum, Texas State University, United States

    This paper reflects on the experience of utilizing a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) model to teach a graduate-level teacher education course in video production. Students enrolled in the course were ... More

    pp. 1738-1745

  13. Shared Video Media: A New Environment to Support Peer Feedback in Second Language Learning

    Yanyan Sun, Ohio University, United States; Jia Yu, Penn State University, United States; Fei Gao, Bowling Green State University, United States

    The study explores how a shared video media, Voicethread, supports an online environment for peer feedback in second language speaking. Fifty eight undergraduate students who enrolled in an... More

    pp. 1746-1751

  14. Affects of educational technology on literacy development in early childhood education: A review of the literature

    Bryce Walker, The George Washington University, United States

    This paper provides a review of the research on the effective of educational technology on literacy development for pre-school children. The literature consists of articles between 2000 and 2012. A... More

    pp. 1752-1787

  15. Toward a Theory of Story for Digital Storytelling

    R. Lester Walsh & Dale Hoskisson, Valley City State University, United States

    Digital storytelling has the power to transform learners. This transformation occurs through the intersection of self and technology. This paper examines the role of digital storytelling strategies... More

    pp. 1788-1793

  16. The Impact of Digital Storytelling on the Development of TPACK among Student Teachers

    Amber Yayin Wang, National Taichung Unviersity of Education, United States

    There has been the need for the teacher preparation program to develop TPACK among future teachers in Taiwan. Digital storytelling, incorporating expressive abilities, creative abilities, and... More

    p. 1794

  17. Introduction to Mathematics Manipulatives: Preservice Teachers Create Digital Stories Illustrating Types and Application of Manipulatives

    Jana Willis & Sandra Browning, University of Houston - Clear Lake, United States

    Due to their abstract nature math concepts can be difficult for students to understand. The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) urges teachers to focus on facilitation of students’... More

    pp. 1795-1815

  18. Global Kitchen Project: Developing 21st Century Skills and Global Competency in Teacher Education

    Melda N. Yildiz, Altagracia Petela & Brianne Mahoney, Kean University, United States

    This paper is for educators who would like to integrate health education, 21st Century teaching skills ( and new media technologies into their curriculum. It outlines innovative... More

    pp. 1816-1824

  19. Towards the Inclusive and Accessible (digital) Classroom: An Illustration of Accessibility-Checking using Ontario University Websites

    Kenneth Anderson, York University, Canada; Ronald Owston, Institute for Research on Learning Technologies, York University, Canada

    Abstract. In this study we present an illustration of the use of two software tools available for website accessibility-checking. The tools, WebAIM’s WAVE and OCAD University’s AChecker, provide... More

    pp. 1825-1830

  20. Faculty Enthusiasm Toward Compulsory Participation in an Institutional Open Educational Resources Repository

    Fredrick W. Baker III, University of South Alabama (doctoral student), United States; Dan Surry, University of South Alabama, United States

    Faculty members at higher education institutions were placed in a hypothetical scenario where their institution was requiring compulsory contribution of 100% of their personally developed course... More

    pp. 1831-1836