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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. Authentic Voices From The Newly Initiated: Graduate Teacher Education Candidates Blog About Teaching and Learning

    Donna Wake, University of Central Arkansas, United States

    This study explores the voices of graduate teacher education candidates as they work to understand the rich complexities of teaching and learning through blogging. Candidates blogged in response to... More

    pp. 1956-1961

  2. From dutiful to enlightened: Developing a next generation course in Digital Citizenship

    David Whittier, Boston University School of Education, United States; Robert Plants, University of Mississippi, United States; Marilyn Ochoa, University of Florida, United States; Dana Susko, Boston University School of Education, United States

    Citizenship concepts in a curriculum for an online course in digital citizenship for pre-service and in-service teachers are presented to frame a next generation and global view of digital... More

    pp. 1962-1967

  3. International Virtual Collaborations in a Pre-Service Educational Technology Course

    Hilary Wilder, William Paterson University, United States; Perien Boer, University of Namibia, Namibia

    In the fall 2012 semester, pre-service education students in an educational technology course at William Paterson University of New Jersey, USA collaborated with pre-service education students in a... More

    pp. 1968-1970

  4. Aspects of an Emerging Digital Ethnicity

    Nan Adams, Southeastern Lousiana University, United States; Thomas DeVaney, Southeastern Louisiana University, United States

    The Digital Ethnicity Scale (DES), utilizing Longstreet’s (1978) model of the Aspects of Ethnicity, was developed to describe the impact human interaction with digital communication technologies is... More

    pp. 1971-1981

  5. A Framework for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Blended E-Learning within Universities

    Beatrice Aguti, Robert Walters & Gary Wills, University of Southampton, United Kingdom

    Since the inception of e-learning technologies, there has been an increase in the use of e-learning systems to support blended learning in Universities by providing a mix of face-to-face classroom ... More

    pp. 1982-1987

  6. Time Flies When you’re on Social Networks: Cognitive Absorption and University Students’ Academic Performance

    Haya Ajjan, Elon University, United States; Richard Hartshorne, University of Central Florida, United States; Yingxia Cao, University of La Verne, United States; Raul Santiago, Dpto de Ciencias de la Educación-Universidad de La Rioja, Spain

    The purpose of this presentation is to develop and test a research model that investigates and compares the effects of social media compulsive use on university students’ academic performance... More

    pp. 1988-1989

  7. Exploring the Potential of Video Observation for Enhancing Preservice Teachers’ Reflective Practices

    Katie Alaniz, Brian Baldwin & Maggie Redling, University of Houston, United States

    Abstract: The present study explores the impact of preservice teachers’ participation in video observations of their own lessons upon subsequent reflective practices. Approximately two hundred... More

    pp. 1990-1993

  8. A Research Analysis on the Effectiveness of Technology in English as a foreign Language (EFL) Teaching and Learning in Elementary and Middle Schools

    Mariam Alqarawi, Shorog Dandeni & John Ronghua Ouyang, University of North Florida, United States

    : Researchers and educators believe that integrating technology into the classroom increases student’s performance. Along with the development of advanced computing and internet technology, EFL... More

    pp. 1994-1999

  9. Elementary Student Teachers' Technology Use and Intentions for Technology Integration

    Susan Anderson & Judith Groulx, Texas Christian University, United States

    This research investigated factors associated with elementary-level student teachers’ use of technology and their intentions regarding future technology integration. The findings revealed a close ... More

    pp. 2000-2005

  10. Technology for first year college mathematics: A Teachers’ perspective

    María Andrade-Aréchiga, Universidad de Colima, Mexico; Gilberto López, CICESE, Mexico; J R G Pulido & Pedro Damián-Reyes, Universidad de Colima, Mexico

    This work presents an important stage of the development of a web based learning environment to support the teaching-learning process of first year university mathematics courses. A series of... More

    pp. 2006-2011

  11. Mobile Photo Note-taking to Support EFL Learning

    Yayoi Anzai, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

    We take photos to reinforce our memory in our daily life. However, it is not so common to take photos in language classrooms, in spite of the fact that mobile phones are a device almost all... More

    pp. 2012-2020

  12. You’re Doing Good Mississippi State ! Survey Results from Principals of Alternate Route Teachers in a Transition to Teaching Program at Mississippi State University

    Matthew Boggan & Margaret Pope, Mississippi State University, United States

    The purpose of this research is to acquire a better understanding of the skills and abilities of Learning and Educating through Alternate Programs (LEAP) teachers by surveying the administrators... More

    pp. 2021-2022

  13. The Impact of the enhancing Missouri’s Instructional Networked Teaching Strategies (eMINTS) Program on Teacher Instruction and Student Achievement – First Year Results

    Chris Brandt, Coby Meyers & Ayrin Molefe, American Institutes for Research, United States

    The eMINTS National Center offers a rigorous professional development (PD) program to educators, engaging them in classroom practices combining inquiry-based learning, high-quality lesson design,... More

    pp. 2023-2031

  14. Perceptions of first year social studies teachers: Understanding their technology knowledge and use in the classroom

    Aaron Bruewer, Ball State University, United States

    Using TPCK as a starting point, this qualitative case study focuses only on the area of technology knowledge, investigating first year social studies teachers understanding of their knowledge of... More

    pp. 2032-2035

  15. An Examination of Leadership Styles in Implementing

    Toni Carr, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, United States

    The purpose of the study was to identify the leadership practices of principals. A qualitative multiple-case study design was conducted to collect data from multiple sources. The sample was... More

    pp. 2036-2042

  16. Verification of Theory Based Design Features for Designing Online Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities and other Struggling Learners

    Chi-Hsun Chiu, University of Kansas, e-Learning Design Lab, United States

    Currently, students retrieve information through different channels and engage in instruction by interacting with software via various computerized devices. In K-12 education a major industry has... More

    pp. 2043-2047

  17. Contrasts in Student Perceptions of STEM Content and Careers

    Rhonda Christensen, Institute for the Integration of Technology into Teaching and Learning, United States; Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States

    Attitudinal data were gathered from 160 high school students participating in their second year of a residential science and mathematics program on at university campus in which they finish their... More

    pp. 2048-2053

  18. What about Non-verbal Communication? Teaching Total Communication in EFL Lessons.

    Todd Cooper, Toyama National College of Technology, Japan; Akira Tsukada, Yoshinari Naruse & Akifumi Yamaguchi, Toyama National College of Technology - Imizu Campus, Japan

    Abstract: English classes in Japan have focused mainly on translation and listening with an occasional communication class to learn English as a Foreign Language (EFL). However, this focus on... More

    pp. 2054-2058

  19. Adobe What? PB What? Making Social Media work for Teachers

    Dean Cristol, The Ohio State University, United States; Brittany Collier-Gibson, Ohio State University, United States; Lynn Sametz, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States

    The presentation focuses on a three year National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project where the researchers relied on social media and wikis as a way to deliver the program to the participating... More

    pp. 2059-2062

  20. A Comprehensive Framework for Establishing Suitable Dynamic Platforms for Teaching Web Applications Development in Tertiary Institutions

    Johnson Dehinbo, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

    To determine a suitable platform for teaching Web application development in tertiary institutions, this study develops and applies a conceptual framework that can be used to evaluate dynamic Web... More

    pp. 2063-2069