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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. Selecting the Next Learning Management System

    Brenda Frieden, Pittsburg State University, United States

    This paper is a report on the selection and implementation process for the deployment of a new learning management system. Data collection and the inclusion of key stakeholders were vital in... More

    pp. 437-438

  2. Non-traditional Students in the Digital Age

    Karen Furgerson, Texas A&M Univesrity - Kingsville, United States; Elizabeth Wardle, Glenda Hollan & Christina Rodriquez-Gonzalez, Texas A&M University - Kingsville, United States; Mary Mayorga, Texas A&M UNivesrity - San Antonio, United States

    This program is a compilation of two studies regarding non-traditional students and the utilization of distance learning methods. The initial study was conducted to understand the demographic and... More

    p. 439

  3. Writing Competencies in Online Graduate Courses: Results and Implications

    Paula Furr, Barbara Duchardt, Steven Horton, Vickie Gentry & Anna-Kate Oglesby, Northwestern State University, United States

    Abstract: Students in graduate programs offered by schools or colleges of education are generally expected to be competent writers at the outset of their studies. With more programs and courses... More

    pp. 440-445

  4. Digital Cheating: Exploring Students' Motivation, Practices and Possible Solutions

    Martonia Gaskill, University of Nebraska at Kearney, United States

    Cheating has been an area of concern in educational institutions for decades, especially at the undergraduate level. A particular area of concern is the increasing reports of the rise of cheating... More

    pp. 446-452

  5. Rawl’s Theory of Justice: Application in Distance Learning for Adult Reentry Women in Higher Education

    Lunes Gassant, Nelly Delessy-Gassant & A. Kadir A Nurhussen, Grambling State University, United States

    The study applied Rawl’s Theory of Justice to assess whether distance learning is a catalyst for social justice for adult reentry women in higher education. When examining the core components of... More

    pp. 453-458

  6. Assessing Deeper Learning in Open Online Learning Communities

    David Gibson, simSchool, United States

    This paper describes a framework for assessing deeper learning in open learning communities based on eight essential practices. It begins by defining deeper learning and outlining a case for... More

    pp. 459-465

  7. Capturing Attributes of a Collaborative Problem Solving Class in an On-line Environment

    Don Gilmore, Metropolitan State University of Denver, United States

    The Mathematics Teaching and Learning (MTL) group at the Metropolitan State University of Denver has developed an online course to enhance the mathematics content knowledge of rural K-12 teachers... More

    pp. 466-470

  8. Connectedness of Physics and Mathematics Courses in Distance Learning - Quantitative Estimation

    Tatyana Gnitetskaya & Pavel Gnitetski (Galbreath), Far Eastern Federal University, Russian Federation; Joe Rodriguez, Stefen F. Austin State University, United States

    Now, the discussion about the advisability of distance learning is becoming less. But physics is studied by distance learning or mobile learning very seldom. There is a regular opinion that the... More

    pp. 471-476

  9. Is Game Mechanics a Feasible Design Model for an Asynchronous University Course?

    Aysegul Gok, Georgia State University, United States

    This article will use an asynchronous, online university course as context for an examination of how game mechanics might be used to enhance the learning and engagement of undergraduate university ... More

    pp. 477-482

  10. Best Practices - The ABC's of Working with Military Students in Online Classes

    Hans Gray, Columbia Southern University, United States

    The presentation will address challenges faced by students who are active military or veterans; agencies that offer assistance; and a list of “Best Practices” for serving active military and/or... More

    pp. 483-496

  11. Redesigning a Corporate Training Program Using Online Technology

    Jennifer Hadley & Joe'l Lewis, University of South Alabama, United States

    This presentation focuses on the challenges, lessons learned, and best practices surrounding a non-profit corporation's integration of technology to provide online learning to nearly 850 employees.... More

    p. 497

  12. The Effects of Types of Interactions on Students’ Quality of Discussions and Discussion Satisfactions

    Ninghua Han & Steven Crooks, Texas Tech University, United States

    This study examined the effects of four types of interactions on students’ quality of discussions and discussion satisfactions. The findings indicated that students who had low technology... More

    pp. 498-501

  13. The Development of an Online Tropical Medicine Course: A Case Study.

    Antoinette Hando, West Virginia University, United States; Melanie Fisher, WVU Hospital School of Medicine Department of Medicine Section of Infectious Diseases, United States; Terence Ahern, WVU Human Resources and Educaiton Instructional Design and Technology, United States

    This paper explores the development of an online element for a Clinical Tropical Medicine Course, and tips instructional designers can consider when converting courses from a traditional setting to... More

    pp. 502-509

  14. The Team Member Evaluation Tool: Assigning Individual Grades on Group Projects

    Byron Havard, Holly Ellis & Mary Ann Kingry, University of West Florida, United States

    The Team Member Evaluation Tool (TMET) is a web based tool developed on an existing initiative used to reduce the presence of social loafing in group projects. This team based approach is reflected... More

    pp. 510-515

  15. Designing for Critical Thinking and Learning: Online Communication Platforms in Teacher Education

    Tina Heafner, Teresa Petty, Michelle Plaisance` & Abiola Farinde, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    Windows into Teaching and Learning (WiTL), a study at a large urban research university in the United States, provided teacher candidates enrolled in online summer courses access to meaningful,... More

    pp. 516-524

  16. Flipping Professional Development: Development of an Master Instructor Certificate for University Instructors with a Twist

    Leaunda Hemphill, Western Illinois University, United States

    This paper reports the development of a Master Instructor Certificate program for university instructors. The professional development program combined online coursework and face-to-face skills... More

    pp. 525-528

  17. Cognitive Apprenticeship and the Use of Technology to Support Students in Non-Traditional, Cohort-Based Doctoral Education Programs

    John Hineman & George Semich, Robert Morris University, United States

    Abstract: This paper reports the results from a qualitative case study that applied an action research methodology to explore technology-based structured support of doctoral candidates conducting... More

    pp. 529-534

  18. Collaborative Learning in Synchronous Video Class Sessions for Teacher Leaders

    Margret Hjalmarson, George Mason University, United States

    The goal of this session is to present principles and strategies for designing synchronous, collaborative video sessions for teacher leaders. The specific teachers in this course were enrolled in a... More

    p. 535

  19. Exploring the Process of How Instructors Learn to Teach Online

    Elizabeth Hodge, Steven Schmidt & Christina Tschida, East Carolina University, United States

    In a “time” of technological change, institutions of higher education need to respond to the instructional teaching and learning challenges instructors face when they teach online courses. This is ... More

    pp. 536-544

  20. Social Media Networks in the Classroom: A Closer Look at Twitter

    Kimberly Hodges, Eastern New Mexico University, United States

    There are many factors that contribute to the success of social media networks. However, there is limited discussion on how social media can be used to enhance classroom learning experiences. The... More

    pp. 545-548