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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. Learning and Teaching with mLearning Technologies: Attitudes, Evaluation, and Adoption

    Marvin Howard, Heartland Area Education Agency, United States

    This paper presents the results of a survey of Iowa educators regarding their attitudes toward the perceived value of mLearning technologies for learning and teaching, their usage of mLearning... More

    pp. 549-553

  2. The Online Educator: Learning to Design, Develop, and Teach in Online Learning Environments

    Jane Howland, University of Missouri, United States

    This paper describes the growth of online education in several sectors -- K-12, higher education, professional development/continuing education, and training. It discusses attempts to ensure high ... More

    pp. 554-556

  3. Student Perceptions of Using Wikis to Support Project-based Learning

    E-Ling Hsiao, Valdosta State University, United States; Peter Mikolaj, Indiana State University, United States; Xiaoxia Huang, Western Kentucky University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate student perceptions of using wikis to support project-based learning in online environments. Twenty-two students enrolled in an online course... More

    pp. 557-561

  4. Using Multimedia to Scaffold Hybrid/Online Student-Centered Learning

    E-Ling Hsiao, Valdosta State University, United States; Peter Mikolaj, Indiana State University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate student satisfaction with multimedia modules provided and their perceptions of scaffolding strategies used in multimedia modules to support student... More

    pp. 562-567

  5. Using discussion forum and self-regulation tool to support students in a non-credit online course

    Deyu Hu, Virginia Tech, United States; Vicky Moore, Virginia TEch, United States

    Research in distance education has focused on credit courses. Even though the design and delivery of non-credit courses are not fundamentally different from their credit counterpart, certain... More

    pp. 568-571

  6. Web-Based Teaching & Learning: a Virtual Learning Experience Integrating Emerging Technologies

    Haihong Hu, University of Central Arkansas, United States

    With the rapid growing popularity and evolving nature of distance education in the United States, and the continuing development of new technologies, there is an emergent need for an up-to-date... More

    pp. 572-575

  7. Online Self-directed Professional Development Courses for K-12 Math and Science Teachers

    Rui Hu, Chris Thompson, Donna Whiting, Neva Rose, Jing Lin, Steven Taylor & Greg Mayer, The Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing(CEISMC) at GA Tech, United States

    Teachers’ professional development is not new, nor is online learning. Demands for online teacher professional development has rapidly increased in the past 25 years, with the proliferation of the ... More

    p. 576

  8. Face-to-Face Discussions versus Online Threaded Discussions: Can We Have The Best of Both Worlds?

    Stephanie Hulon, University of South Alabama, United States

    Educators have used the art of discussion as a teaching strategy for many years (Wang & Woo, 2007) and view it as a tool that promotes higher-order thinking skills (Larson & Kieper, 2002). However,... More

    pp. 577-582

  9. Open Source Best Practices in International Education

    Andrew Ilnicki, VCUarts, United States

    With increasing levels of familiarity and adoption of open source technologies in higher education - new and innovative IT solutions have never been easier to implement. As a result, international ... More

    pp. 590-591

  10. Evaluating the Effects of Active Student Responses on Immediate Learning and Long-Term Retention

    Chanae Jamison, David Kelley, Cindy Schmitt, Ada C. Harvey, Mark T. Harvey & Emily Meyer, Florida Institute of Technology, United States

    The purpose of the study was to determine the effectiveness and efficiency of Active Student Responses (ASR) as an instructional method for online staff training. Active Student Response, also... More

    pp. 592-598

  11. Online Courses Best Practice

    Alex Jean-Charles, SUNY Oneonta, United States

    There are many misconceptions about online courses. Many students and educators believe that online courses are not as rigorous as face-to face instruction. Another false belief is that online... More

    pp. 599-600

  12. Making the Case for Transformational Learning through Technology-Mediated Environments

    Cynthia Johnson & Elaine Radmer, Gonzaga University, United States

    In one university, shifting to technology-mediated learning environments represents a tension between its traditional, conservative history and its mission to reach out to underserved populations. ... More

    pp. 601-607

  13. Serving Non-Traditional Pre-Service and In-Service Teachers Via Distance Learning

    Margie Jones, Mercer University, United States

    Abstract: This session will examine specific instructional techniques utilizing multimedia, web based resources, and the Blackboard course delivery system to create interactive scholarly... More

    pp. 608-609

  14. Advanced Technology Integration as a Tool for Internationalizing Online Higher Education

    Marianne Justus & Carol Hall, University of Phoenix, United States

    The United States is the leading destination for foreign students to earn a post-secondary education (Choudaha & Chang, 2012). While many students choose an institution based on the institution's... More

    pp. 610-614

  15. Designing Quality Online Learning Environments: Experiences of an Online Course Development Team

    Aliye Karabulut, Ritushree Chatterjee, Kadir Karakaya, Yi Jin & Janet Roberts, Iowa State University, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to demonstrate how an online course development team at a large land-grant mid-western university designs and develops quality online learning environments. The course ... More

    pp. 615-620

  16. The Evolution of a Blended Learning Instructional Approach in an Undergraduate Education Course: Findings from an Action Research Study

    Jane Kenney & Ellen Newcombe, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, United States

    This paper describes the author’s adoption of a blended or hybrid learning approach in her undergraduate introductory educational psychology course. Blended learning uses a combination of online... More

    pp. 621-626

  17. Exploring the Feasibility of a Web-based Learning Community System for Professional Development of E-learning Faculty in the Context of Higher Education in Kenya

    Francis Kibaru, University of Missouri - Columbia, United States; Rose Njoroge, Kenyatta University, Kenya

    As online education continues to grow, faculty in higher education institutions are increasingly under pressure to teach online courses. In order to effectively provide quality learning experiences... More

    pp. 627-630

  18. Faculty Satisfaction Teaching Fully Online Courses

    Whitney Kilgore & Leah Mangrum, University of North Texas, United States

    This quantitative research study investigated faculty satisfaction with teaching and student learning in 100% fully online courses. Due to increasing demand for online delivered courses in Higher... More

    pp. 631-637

  19. Think Globally, Go Beyond Campus: Developing Cultural Consciousness Through Online Collaboration

    Michiko Kobayashi, Southern Utah University, United States

    The purpose of the presentation is to introduce the recent successful collaborative projects with a Japanese university. Students in the U.S. and Japan engaged in a synchronous chat and... More

    pp. 638-639

  20. Inter-Agency Collaborative Online English Language Learner Teacher Training Program

    Kevin Koury & Peterson Christine, California University of PA, United States; Verma Su & Hazen Pattie, PA Intermediate Unit 1, United States

    A federally funded online training program targeting Pennsylvania in-service/pre-service teachers to teach English Language Learners will be explained. The development of online courses, design of ... More

    pp. 640-644