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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. Interaction in Online Learning: A Comparative Study on the Impact of Communication Tools on Student Learning, Motivation, Self-regulation, and Satisfaction

    Mahnaz Moallem, UNC Wilmington, United States; Raymond Pastore & Florence Martin, UNCW, United States

    The emergence of the newer web synchronous conferencing has provided the opportunity for high level of students to students and students instructor interaction in web-based learning environments.... More

    pp. 2286-2306

  2. Qualitative Study: Why Technology is Underutilized in K-12 Education

    Vicky Mosley, Johns Hopkins U/School of Engineering for Professionals and Capella University PhD Student, United States

    Educators, researchers, and the government speculate that technology can reform education and contribute to increased student learning. Despite extensive efforts to equip the K-12 schools with... More

    pp. 2307-2314

  3. Setting Higher Expectations for Teacher Candidate Use of Technology

    Lisa Murley, Rebecca Stobaugh & Pamela Jukes, Western Kentucky University, United States

    Abstract: This paper is a report of the findings of a research study purposed to assess teacher candidate use of technology at a large comprehensive university. The examination of data includes the... More

    pp. 2315-2320

  4. Beyond the Grade: Action Research and Its Rewards

    Kimberely Nettleton & Lesia Lennex, Morehead State University, United States

    Research is a necessary part of teaching. How does one encourage vital and stimulating research into traditional teacher education? Some states have taken the approach with graduate education;... More

    pp. 2321-2328

  5. The Impact of Online and Traditional Homework on the Attitudes, Achievement, and Learning Styles of Sixth Grade Language Arts Students

    Hope Nordstrom, Lipscomb University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to examine the use of online homework as one way to bridge the gap between how students live and the diverse ways they learn by focusing on the attitudes, academic... More

    pp. 2329-2334

  6. Web-Based Mathematics Exercises and Their Effect on Students’ Achievement and Confidence

    Johanna Ojalainen & Matti Pauna, University of Helsinki, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Finland

    Abstract: We present the design of a pilot study currently conducted in Finnish high-schools about using web-based mathematics exercises. We describe technical details of this online homework... More

    pp. 2335-2340

  7. Robot-Mediated Collaborative Learning

    Jun Oshima & Ritsuko Oshima, Shizuoka University, Japan

    For examining a possibility of communication robot as agent to improve student collaborative learning, we implemented agent robots in university students’ collaborative reading comprehension... More

    pp. 2341-2348

  8. Preservice Teacher Professionalism Game: How to evaluate effectiveness and transfer

    Gamze Ozogul, Arizona State University, United States; Ryen Borden, arizona State University, United States; Benjamin Clark, Arizona State University, United States

    Virtual environment computer games are being used more widely every day and are being embedded into higher education contexts. Their effectiveness is frequently at the center of discussions.... More

    pp. 2349-2353

  9. Teacher Leader: Pursuit of Professionalism. A study on effects of a professionalism game on preservice teachers’ knowledge and attitudes

    Gamze Ozogul, Benjamin Clark & Ryen Borden, Arizona State University, United States; Katie Sprouls, ASU, United States

    The study examines the effects of embedding a teaching simulation game into junior year preservice teacher curriculum. The objective of the game is to help teacher candidates develop important... More

    pp. 2354-2358

  10. Architecting An Aspiring eLearning Enterprise: A Provost Fellow Project

    Cheng-Chang Pan, University of Texas at Brownsville, United States

    This virtual cooperate presentation is intended to share the process of architecting an aspiring eLearning enterprise. A Provost Fellow Project for Distance Education was conceived in late Fall of ... More

    p. 2359

  11. Action-Oriented Research: News Paradigms for Research Innovation in Hybrid Graduate Education Environments

    Joyce Pittman, Aroutis Foster, Stephanie Mckissic, Olszewski Jennifer & Fox Traci, Drexel University, United States; Dave Fusco, Juniata College, United States

    The purpose of this introduction is to link the symposium theme to literature and its significance for the field of information technology and education. The researchers will share theoretical... More

    pp. 2364-2368

  12. Action-Oriented Research: News Paradigms for Research Innovation in Hybrid Graduate Education Environments: Part 2

    Joyce Pittman, Aroutis Foster, Stephanie Mckissic, Olszewski Jennifer & Fox Traci, Drexel University, United States; Dave Fusco, Juniata College, United States

    The purpose of this introduction is to link the symposium theme to literature and its significance for the field of information technology and education. The researchers will share theoretical... More

    pp. 2369-2395

  13. Is anyone watching? The use of video annotation to promote reflective practice

    Gillian Roehrig, Justin McFadden, Joshua Ellis & Tasneem Anwar, University of Minnesota (Twin Cities), United States

    In this presentation, we explore how the Teacher Induction Network (TIN) online mentoring program addresses the challenges of developing online communities, provides subject-specific professional... More

    p. 2396

  14. Faculty Discourse Practices - a Critical Resource in Understanding the Development of Professional Communities Supporting Instructional Technology Initiatives

    Luisa-Maria Rosu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

    Program evaluations report on the benefits of effective development of professional communities in higher education, yet little research examines the analytic dilemmas and opportunities encountered... More

    pp. 2397-2400

  15. Students’ Emotional Transfers in Online Environment

    Firat Sarsar, Georgia State University, United States; Tarik Kisla, Ege University, Turkey

    Emotion is a very important aspect of understanding of people’ feelings in both online and real life. This initial study is structured to investigate how people are flexible not only transferring... More

    pp. 2401-2406

  16. The Effects of Family and School Variables on Academic Achievement of Korean Vocational High School Students

    Inseog Seo, Kongju National University, Korea (South); Kioh Kim, University of Louisiana at Monroe, United States

    Vocational high schools in Korea have been evaluated to supply skilled labor forces needed for rapid economic development. In the knowledge/imagination age, vocational education should take an... More

    pp. 2407-2418

  17. “I think this is really beneficial. You should do this again.”: A case study of implementing authentic K-12 classroom cases in a social studies methods course

    Sungwon Shin & Thomas Brush, Indiana University, United States

    This paper discusses a case study of a social studies methods course in which hypermedia-enhanced authentic K-12 classroom cases are used to support preservice teachers’ understanding of discipline... More

    pp. 2419-2426

  18. Using iPads to Teach Undergraduates Common Core State Standards (ELA): A Digital Marriage

    Kari Lee Siko & Robin Franklin, Charleston Southern University, United States

    This research engages the contemporary teacher candidate in the iPad education revolution by fusing common core standards and technology. Teacher training that shifts professors’ and candidates’... More

    pp. 2427-2430

  19. The Effect of Technology-Supported, Student-Centered Instruction on Seventh Grade Students’ Learning in English/Language Arts

    Terri Simpson, Maplewood Middle School, United States; Sanghoon Park, Northwestern State University, United States

    Many researchers have reported the positive effects of using technology in the classroom to promote students engagement and achievement. Also it has been argued that technology can support student-... More

    pp. 2431-2439

  20. Screencasting as an Approach to User Testing and Peer Feedback

    Jamie Smith & Kun Li, Ohio University, United States

    This study investigates the use of a free, web-based screencasting application for usability testing of peer-designed websites. The application, which allows individuals to create and share... More

    pp. 2440-2443