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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. Instructional Design Models and Their Effectiveness For Asynchronous Online Curriculum Development

    Elizabeth Kramer, Liberty University Student, United States

    This paper looks at the three traditional models of instructional design, their stages, and their adaptability to create online courses; ADDIE, Dick and Carey, and the Kemp models. It also examines... More

    pp. 645-652

  2. Faculty Training Techniques for Creating Effective and Instructionally sound Full-term and Partial term Courses.

    Joshua Krohn, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, United States

    In the online environment, it is common place to create separate courses for full term and partial term courses. There are many techniques to accomplish this. The most common in our experience is... More

    p. 653

  3. Faculty-Librarian Collaboration for Student Support in an Online Graduate Program

    Swapna Kumar, University of Florida, Gainesville, United States; Marilyn Ochoa & Benjamin Walker, University of Florida, United States

    This paper presents a case study of faculty-librarian collaboration in an online program over three years. Based on interviews with the faculty and the librarian, challenges are discussed and... More

    pp. 654-661

  4. Interaction and Learning Outcomes in Online Learning Environments

    Yu-Chun Kuo, Jackson State University, United States; Yu-Tung Kuo, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

    The paper intended to investigate students’ perceptions of interaction, satisfaction, and performance in online learning environments with the use of Blackboard. The interactions included learner... More

    pp. 662-670

  5. Internet Self-Efficacy, Self-Regulation, and Student Performance: African-American Adult Learners in Online Learning

    Yu-Chun Kuo, Jackson State University, United States; Yu-Tung Kuo, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

    The paper intended to investigate adult learners’ Internet self-efficacy, self-regulation, and performance in online learning environments. The participants of this study were African Americans... More

    pp. 671-676

  6. The use of self-regulation strategies in an online learning environment and the relationship between learning outcomes: A Teaching Approach

    Murat Kurucay & Fethi A. Inan, Texas Tech University, United States

    This study was intended to present a practical teaching method applied in an online undergraduate course in order to increase learning outcomes (achievement and self-regulation) by embedding some... More

    pp. 677-681

  7. Mobile App Usage in German Universities

    Christoph Lattemann, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany

    The current evolution of mobile technologies and applications (apps) integration at educational institutions across the world has provided a shift to a new learning environment via various... More

    pp. 682-683

  8. Designing Interactive eLearning for Your Students

    Elisha James (EJ) LeBlanc, Harkcon, Inc., United States

    Abstract: This presentation aims to share examples of interactive eLearning created for eighth grade English students and student pilots in a government organization using Adobe Captivate and... More

    p. 684

  9. The Relations between Physical Environment and Psychosocial Environment: Literature Review

    Sungwoong Lee & Kyungwha Cho, Florida State University, United States

    This paper is to investigate and synthesize the previous research with regard to the physical and psychosocial environment in learning environments. For the purpose, this study reviewed the... More

    pp. 685-690

  10. iPads in the classroom: Case of the Pilot Study

    H.Steve Leslie & Natalie Johnson-Leslie, Arkansas State University, United States

    The case study evaluated the pilot study of providing students with iPads in selected classes across colleges at a mid-south university. The study used Holmberg’s theory of interaction and... More

    pp. 691-695

  11. Using Video Cases to Scaffold Mentoring Competencies: A Program Design from the Young Women Leaders Program

    Bryan Lewis & Stacy Williams-Duncan, University of Virginia, United States

    This paper is a report of an intervention using video cases to scaffold traditional methods of concept presentation in a youth mentoring program. Over the second half of the fall semester of 2012,... More

    pp. 696-704

  12. Online, Blended or Traditional: Aren't They Just Digital Forms of My Face-to-face Class?

    Sherrie Lewis & Craig Cleveland, Saint Leo University, United States

    Distance education has been viewed as a tool for increasing enrollment and increasing access for non-traditional students. Traditional schools must make a number of decisions before implementing... More

    pp. 705-706

  13. Historical Thinking in an Information Rich Environment: An Exploration of Eighth Grade Students’ Actions Locating and Analyzing Digital Historical Sources

    Jonathan List, North Carolina State University, United States

    This study examines the influence of an information rich environment on middle school students’ engagement in a historical inquiry activity. Three bodies of research inform this study: Historical... More

    pp. 707-724

  14. Academic Learning Contracts

    Brenda Litchfield & John Dempsey, University of South Alabama, United States

    Academic learning contracts are innovative ways for students to choose how they want to exhibit what they have learned. Through a combination of required and optional activities, students can... More

    pp. 725-726

  15. A solution for software accessibility problem with online education

    Feng Liu, Mercer University, United States

    In the last seven years of teaching interface and / or multimedia tools courses, I often find out a situation that a student really want to learn knowledge about some certain software, for example ... More

    p. 727

  16. Reflections on Teaching for Social Justice: Student Teachers' Use of Blogs as Members of Professional Learning Teams (PLTs)

    Nancy Luke & Carrie Rogers, Western Carolina University, United States

    Teacher candidates in their student teaching experience as members of professional learning teams (PLTs) used online blogs to post reflections on issues of practice as prompted by readings related ... More

    pp. 728-731

  17. Designing Optimal Virtual Interactions between Students and Scientists

    Nicholas Lux, Elisabeth Swanson & Irene Grimberg, Montana State University - Bozeman, United States

    The Science Inquiry Learning in Classrooms (SILC) extension grant brought together a team of academic departments, researchers, and instructors from higher education in collaboration with local and... More

    pp. 732-737

  18. Establishing an Institution-wide Quality Culture in Online Education

    Wei Ma & Mark Vest, Northland Pioneer College, United States

    This presentation illustrates a higher education institution’s efforts to develop the structural/managerial dimension and the cultural/psychological dimension of quality culture (EUA, 2006) in its ... More

    pp. 738-742

  19. The place of podcasting for learning in teacher education in open distance learning environments

    Maria Madiope, University of souht Africa, South Africa; Masabata Ranko-Ramaili, University of south afriac, South Africa

    Teaching research writing in an open distance learning (ODL) environment for teachers in Africa presents a real challenge to supervisors, online mentors and postgraduate students. Some of the... More

    pp. 743-751

  20. Teaching Robotics and Mechanisms with MATLAB

    Dan Marghitu, Auburn University, United States; Daniela Marghitu, Auburn Univerisity, United States

    Engineering mechanics involves the development of mathematical models of the physical world. Robotic Mechanisms addresses the motion of kinematic chains or mechanical systems. MATLAB is a modern... More

    pp. 752-757