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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. Cyber Language Education and Multimedia Tools

    Hui-Ya Chuang & David Wolf, Empire State College, United States

    The combination of online courses and open educational resources is a new trend in distance education. With the supporting of open educational resources, developers are able to create online... More

    p. 320

  2. The Cultural Impact in Creating Virtual HRD Learning Platforms

    Chih Hung Chung, University of North Texas, United States; Jessica Li, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States; Allen Jeff, University of North Texas, United States

    Virtual World helps overcome spatial limitations and allows users from various cultures to get together in the same virtual space. For this reason, cultural impact issues have arisen in several... More

    pp. 321-329

  3. Innovative Online Course Design: A Five-Step Plan

    Gina Cicco, St. John's University, United States

    This paper will elaborate on the practical applications of an innovative instructional model designed by the author as a blueprint for creating engaging online courses for graduate counseling... More

    pp. 330-335

  4. From Interviews to Total Communication: Virtualizing the English Foreign Language Classroom

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

    Abstract: Teacher-student time is an important variable in effective education, and this becomes even more important in the EFL classroom. Technology is an effective way to combat large class sizes... More

    pp. 336-342

  5. Cognitive and Social Presence While Problem Solving In An Online Geometry Course For Elementary Education Majors

    Darryl Corey & Carmen Stokes, Kennesaw State University, United States

    The purpose of this study is to explore student learning experiences in an online undergraduate geometry course designed for elementary education majors. More specifically, it examines students’... More

    pp. 343-349

  6. Pre-Service Elementary Teachers’ Creative Thinking While Problem Solving In an Online Geometry Course

    Darryl Corey & Carmen Stokes, Kennesaw State University, United States

    Mathematics problem solving has natural ties to creativity. Creativity research has long linked creativity directly with the problem solving. Because creativity and problem solving go hand-in-hand,... More

    pp. 350-355

  7. Online Learning and Legal Jurisdiction

    Luke Cornelius & Terence Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States

    As online learning becomes more common as a method of education, there are changes in instruction design and strategies, teacher and student behaviors, and how litigation between learners and... More

    pp. 356-360

  8. Voicethread as a Cognitive Tool

    Ron Costello, Penn State University - Abington, United States

    This paper will explore the use of voicethread as a cognitive tool, and its uses and benefits at the center for teaching and learning at the Abington College of the Pennsylvania State University,... More

    pp. 361-369

  9. From a Distance: Creating On-Line Learning Communities that Engage and Promote Learning

    Lauren Cummins, Youngstown State University, United States

    This paper focuses on the critical importance of building learning communities within distance education courses to engage learners in meaningful experiences that promote effective learning. The... More

    pp. 370-375

  10. Exploring Electronic Audio Feedback Using Screen Capture Software: Impact on instructional Design

    Marcelene Cunningham, Southern Illinois University, United States

    Abstract: There is presently a vast variety of technology that offers digital feedback in the educational arena today; these may include instruction on compact disks, video instruction and other... More

    pp. 376-378

  11. Derivation of Effective Learning Style from Portfolio in Programming Education

    Phuong Dinh Dong & Hiromitsu Shimakawa, Ritsumeikan Univ., Japan

    Students would take many learning styles in programming learning. Good learning styles vary depending on items to be learned and student understanding. Educators should lead students to follow a... More

    pp. 379-387

  12. Supporting the Transition and Adaptation of Academic Programs for Online Delivery

    Meredith DiPietro & Mark Sivy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    The field of online learning research spans the context of educational settings, providing recommendations and strategies for adapting traditional, face-to-face courses for online delivery.... More

    pp. 388-392

  13. Students’ Perceptions of Learning in a Flipped Statistics Class

    Anthony Dove, Radford University, United States

    Recently a new method of instruction, the flipped classroom, has gained national publicity. In this model, lectures are watched outside of the class and time in class is spent practicing and... More

    pp. 393-398

  14. Building ePortfolio Development Throughout an Online Graduate Program

    Elizabeth Downs, Stephen Jenkins, Stephanie Jones & Ken Clark, Georgia Southern University, United States

    An online Instructional Technology M.Ed. requires students to present electronic portfolios as a culminating event in the program. During the time that the program evolved from face-to-face to a... More

    pp. 399-401

  15. Learning in a Distance Teaching Community: A Case Study

    Jon Dron & Terry Anderson, Athabasca University, Canada

    Athabasca University (AU) is an open and distance university. This distance applies not only to students but to the staff, who are distributed over thousands of kilometres across Canada and, in... More

    pp. 402-413

  16. (Mis)Understanding Wikis as a Tool for Online Teaching

    Bart Everson, Xavier University of Louisiana, United States

    Wikis are powerful tools which would seem to have high potential for education. As a faculty developer who appreciates this, I have often asked myself: Why aren't more faculty using wikis at Xavier... More

    pp. 414-416

  17. Successful Collaboration and Partnership with Virtual Mentors

    Sally Everts & Leslie Loughmiller, Jones International University, United States

    Online graduate level courses in education often require internships for the learners. The required hours for the internship apply to those seeking a teaching license or administrator certification... More

    pp. 417-420

  18. Low-structure Versus High-structure Design in An Online Undergraduate Mathematics Course and Its Effect on Perceived Student Course Satisfaction

    Sonia Ford & Fethi Inan, Texas Tech University, United States

    Course design is an important aspect in offering online courses in the field of mathematics since many students at the community college level already possess an anxiety towards the subject without... More

    pp. 421-423

  19. Students’ Perceived Feelings of Connectedness in Online Community College Mathematics Courses

    Sonia Ford & Fethi Inan, Texas Tech University, United States

    Students’ perceived feelings of connectedness are an important aspect in offering online courses in the field of mathematics. This pilot study attempts to investigate the degree to which students ... More

    pp. 424-427

  20. Teachers: To Be, Or Not to Be (Your Students’ Facebook-friends)?

    Alona Forkosh Baruch, Levinsky College of Education, Israel; Arnon Hershkovitz, Teachers College - Columbia University, United States

    Student-teacher relationships have been heavily influenced by the emergence of social network sites (SNS). At the same time, policymakers are concerned about the implications of student-teacher... More

    pp. 428-436