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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. Using Digital Exit Tickets for Formative Assessment in a Technology Integration Class

    Teri Sosa, Saint Joseph's University, United States

    The use of paper exit tickets for formative class assessment is becoming more common in K-12 classrooms. In this study, exit tickets are reconfigured as digital tools for assessment in... More

    pp. 2444-2452

  2. The Role of Micro Communities in Educational Research

    Daniel Surry, Fred Baker & Thomas Rausch, University of South Alabama, United States

    Research communities play an essential role in fostering high quality research. The traditional view of a research community, however, is changing due to the increased fragmentation and... More

    pp. 2453-2456

  3. Cell Phones in the Classroom: Preservice Teacher’s Perceptions

    Kevin Thomas, Bellarmine University, United States; Natalie Bolton, University of Missouri, St. Louis, United States

    This study examined 92 preservice teachers’ (graduate and undergraduate) attitudes concerning the classroom integration of cell phones. It also examined their perceptions of the instructional... More

    pp. 2457-2465

  4. Predictive Relationships among Uses of Technology in Elementary Mathematics Classrooms and Student Achievement: Graduate Mathematics Education Students Engaged in Community-Based Observational Research

    Carla Thompson & Sandra Davis, University of West Florida, United States

    A university graduate mathematics education program partnered with a school district for the purpose of providing graduate mathematics education students opportunities to explore influences of... More

    pp. 2466-2472

  5. Digital Tools: Supporting the Development of Intercultural Competence in World Language Education Teacher Candidates

    Kimberly Tohill & Orrin Murray, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Developing intercultural competency is a necessary skill in order to successfully navigate our increasingly global society. This article reports the findings of a study that examined how... More

    pp. 2473-2478

  6. Measuring TPACK: Part 2

    Joke Voogt, University of Twente, Netherlands; Punya Mishra, Michigan State University, United States; Ann Thompson, Denise Crawford, Wei Wang & Dale Niederhauser, Iowa State University, United States; Petra Fisser, University of Twente, Netherlands; Jo Tondeur & Johan van Braak, Ghent University, Belgium; Ayoub Kafyulilo, Dar es salaam University College of Education, Tanzania; Douglas Agyei, University of Cape Coast, Ghana

    Abstract: This symposium discusses several ways in which (pre-service) teachers’ TPACK can be measured. The first two studies unravel the TPACK survey (Schmidt et al., 2009), a self-report... More

    pp. 2484-2487

  7. Preservice teachers' technology skills, technology beliefs, and perceived technology barriers

    Ying Wang, Northwestern College, United States

    This proposal reports an on-going study of preservice teachers’ technology skills, technology beliefs and perceived barriers of integrating technologies in K-12 classrooms for teaching and learning... More

    pp. 2488-2490

  8. The Impact of Technology on Language Strategy Development

    Ewa Wasniewski & Patricia Boechler, University of Alberta, Canada

    This preliminary study examines the influence of teaching an assistive technology to English as Second Language adult students in a small group. Vocabulary Learning Strategies, as proposed by... More

    pp. 2491-2496

  9. A Comparison of Visual Recognition of Searching Icons in VDT on Over-sixties and University Students

    Haruhisa Yamaguchi, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan; Yumi Yamaguchi, Sanyo Gakuen University, Japan

    This study examined a placement method of the Windows folder icons that it was easy to search visual object in VDT work. Visual recognition of searching icons in VDT works on over-sixties and... More

    pp. 2497-2505

  10. Cognitive Effectiveness of Prompts on Paper-based and Display-based Learning of Achievement Test on High School Subjects' Knowledge by Age (Tenth Graders and University Students)

    Haruhisa Yamaguchi, Kyushu Sangyo University, Japan; Yumi Yamaguchi, Sanyo Gakuen University, Japan

    t: In modern education, all educational means are used in combination. Both paper- and display-based reading have advantages and disadvantages. Computer has become widely used in schools. However, ... More

    pp. 2506-2511

  11. Implementing Ipads into K-12 Classrooms: A Case Study

    Sara Zimmerman & Barbara Howard, Appalachian State University, United States

    The assumption of a positive impact on student learning has led to an exponential use of technology in education (Ross, Morrison, & Lowther, 2010), but do we understand enough about the impact of... More

    pp. 2512-2516

  12. An Investigation of the Effectiveness of Teaching and Impact on Learning by Utilizing iPads

    Nancy Aguinaga, Southeast Missouri State University, United States; Christopher O'Brien, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    A disconnect exists between the environment we are teaching our students in and the environment students could benefit from. Through a targeted use of technology we can expand the classroom by... More

    pp. 2517-2518

  13. Cloud Computing: its present Status and its Future

    Ihssan Alkadi, Southeastern Louisiana University, United States

    This paper covers cloud computing concept by defining what is cloud computing, what are the business benefits of cloud computing, and the cloud architecture and its major components. The paper will... More

    pp. 2519-2527

  14. Developing and Refining the Online Course: Moving from Ordinary to Exemplary

    Linda Allen, Bill Kiser & Mary Owens, Jacksonville State University, United States

    As universities work to meet the ever-changing demands of their students to increase digital learning offerings, moving courses and programs to an online format is a logical progression. Throughout... More

    pp. 2528-2533

  15. Power of Using iPads During Clinical Practice with Teacher Candidates

    Clara Amador-Lankster & Loren Naffziger, Ed.D., National University, United States

    This purpose of this session is to illustrate and discuss the integration of iPads into the supervision of teacher candidates at National University. Mobile devices are dominating the technology... More

    pp. 2534-2539

  16. Utilizing SoE leadership, manager of accreditation, faculty, and a graduate student in a collaborative effort to modify an online course for programmatic improvement.

    Ellie Baldwin, Gena Feury, Leslie Loughmiller & Sally Everts, Jones International University, United States

    Participants will gain insight to a cross collaborative effort to improve an online course. This best practice revised an outdated course utilizing content area expertise. This process included... More

    pp. 2540-2542

  17. LEARN NC: A School of Education Digital Outreach Program

    Jonathan Bartels, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, United States

    The infusion of new technologies into our everyday lives has changed how we interact, think, and learn. This change is reflected in the work being done at LEARN NC, a highly successful school of... More

    pp. 2543-2544

  18. Nine Substantiated Practices in Teacher Education that Promote Technology Integration in Early Career Teachers: Applying Empirical Work to Professional Development

    Aimee M. Brenner, Averett University, United States; Jennifer M. Brill, Virginia Tech, United States

    The purpose of this study was to identify instructional technology integration strategies and practices in preservice teacher education that contribute to the transfer of technology integration... More

    pp. 2545-2549

  19. Rethinking Pre-Service Teacher Training: Lessons Learned with simSchool

    Lucy Bush & Jeffrey Hall, Mercer University, United States

    simSchool (Gibson, n.d.) is a classroom simulation program delivered via the Internet. After a year spent learning about the program and assigning simSchool activities to teachers in a Master of... More

    pp. 2550-2553

  20. Reading Dissertations as Ebooks: a Committee Member’s View

    Terence Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States

    Ebooks are becoming more common every day, and while much investigation has been done concerning their application as textbooks, this project examined a committee member’s reading and annotating of... More

    pp. 2554-2560