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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. Inquiry-based Learning in Self-paced, Online Professional Development

    Erin McCloskey, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States

    Inquiry-based learning is a relatively underutilized model for designing and delivering online professional development, and it even less commonly found in self-paced online professional... More

    pp. 758-760

  2. New Directions in Preparing Instructors for Online Teaching

    Erin McCloskey, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States

    With evermore colleges and universities providing online courses and programs, it is increasingly necessary to find effective, efficient ways to prepare instructors for online teaching. How are... More

    pp. 761-764

  3. An eLearning Course Development Project: Lessons Learned In Light of Project Management

    Arnold D. McElroy, Hewlett-Packard Company, United States; Cheng-Chang Pan, University of Texas at Brownsville, United States

    This virtual brief paper is prepared to present a short account of the background and lessons learned pertaining to a federally funded postsecondary education improvement project. The project... More

    pp. 765-768

  4. Developing a Positive Asynchronous Online Discussion Forum

    Karen McFerrin & Paula Christensen, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, United States

    The asynchronous online discussion forum is one of the oldest online communication environments. The discussion forum is often the cornerstone of many Internet courses; therefore, a positive,... More

    pp. 769-774

  5. The Importance of social dynamics and continuous learning for an efficient use of translation technologies

    Iulia Mihalache, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Canada

    Technological advances have required translators and other language mediators to be part of a large network of agents and communities of practice. Social networking has become a key element when... More

    pp. 775-788

  6. Retrofitting an Online Graduate Course for ADA Compliance: The Case for Universal Design for Learning

    Dennis Mike & Marjorie Harrington, Canisius College, United States

    This virtual brief paper addresses the procedures involved in ensuring that an online graduate course was made fully accessible to students with disabilities, most immediately a student who was... More

    pp. 789-794

  7. Transition to new LMS: Student Perceptions of BlackBoard v. Google

    Cynthia Miller & Cynthia Garrety, Fort Hays State University, United States

    Many programs that are either online or transitioning online are seeking the best Learning Management System (LMS). The program in transition must be cognizant of the needs of students and the use ... More

    pp. 795-796

  8. Engaging Teacher Professional Development Through Digital Curation

    Michael Mills, University of Central Arkansas, United States

    This study in progress explores the opportunities digital curation offers in digital, collaborative professional development contexts. Teachers and students are continuously bombarded with content ... More

    pp. 797-799

  9. Using Twitter to Deliver Pre-Service Professional Development

    Michael Mills, University of Central Arkansas, United States

    The impact of social media is apparent across personal and professional spectrums, and this study aims to determine the impact that the social media service Twitter has on professional development ... More

    pp. 800-801

  10. The Hitchhiker's Guide to Hybrid and Online Doctoral Programs

    Punya Mishra, Danah Henriksen & Matthew Koehler, Michigan State University, United States; Mike Spector, University of North Texas, United States; Andrea Zellner, Michigan State University, United States; Tandra Tyler-Wood, Lin Lin & Greg Jones, University of North Texas, United States; Robin Dickson & Patrick Dickson, Michigan State University, United States

    Presenters in this symposium will describe examples of current online or “hybrid” PhD programs recently developed in two different universities. The symposium will broadly describe the programs’... More

    pp. 802-809

  11. Teaching in an Online or Blended Classroom: A Beginner's Survival Kit

    Lee Montgomery, Southern Utah University, United States

    This roundtable is intended for classroom instructors or college professors who are contemplating teaching their first course online or considering making the switch to online/blended instruction. ... More

    pp. 810-811

  12. Improving the quality of online non-credit adult education course

    Vicky Moore & Deyu Hu, Office of Distance Education, United States

    In this Best Practices session, the presenters from a large research university will discuss and demonstrate best practices in designing and delivering an online non-credit course. The best... More

    p. 812

  13. A look back as we look ahead: An analysis of a statewide online professional development initiative

    Donna Morrow & Geetanjali Soni, North Carolina Dept of Public Instruction, United States

    As a recipient of a federal Race to the Top (RttT) grant in 2010, the state of North Carolina is focused on providing professional development to the approximately 100,000 teachers in the state. ... More

    pp. 813-818

  14. International Perspective on Mobile Learning

    Diana Muir, World Virtual School, United States

    Abstract: When considering mobile learning in the international arena, the definition of mobile learning takes on broader meaning. First world countries have advantages such as infrastructure,... More

    pp. 819-843

  15. Incorporating Social Media into Adult Learning Environments for Course Discussions, Feedback, and Support

    Alexander Murray, Ohio University, United States

    Social networking sites are among the most visited web pages on the internet. They are collaborative environments that use synchronous and asynchronous communication methods and afford connected... More

    pp. 844-850

  16. Online Project Development in Higher Education

    David Mykota, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

    The increased demand for online learning has occurred because of its ability to provide accessible, affordable, and flexible learning environments. With the growth rate of online learning outpacing... More

    pp. 851-852

  17. Engaging the Twitter Backchannel as Digital Scholarship: Methods for Analyzing Scholarly Engagement in Alternative Media

    Anjum Najmi & Spencer Keralis, University of North Texas, United States

    Social networking and online spaces offer scholars venues for expanded interaction and alternate means for pursuing professional endeavors. They offer ways for expressing thoughts, ideas, asking... More

    pp. 853-857

  18. A Framework for Teaching English Communicative Skills in Thailand.

    Anchalee Ngampornchai, University of South Florida, United States; Artchara Akkanit, Ubon Ratchathani University,, Thailand

    A collaborative project between The Florida State University and Ubon Ratchathani University in Thailand aims to improve English proficiency of Thai students by utilizing educational technology... More

    pp. 858-863

  19. Learning Trajectory for Transforming Teachers’ Knowledge for Teaching Mathematics and Science with Digital Image and Video Technologies

    Margaret Niess & Henry Gillow-Wiles, Oregon State University, United States

    This multiple case descriptive study examines the influence of a learning trajectory designed toward developing teachers’ technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) for teaching with... More

    pp. 864-871

  20. Learner-experience design of eLearning systems in neo-tropical animal production

    Alexander Nikov, Stacey Syne, Gary Garcia & Singh Michele, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad And Tobago; Sasho Draganov, Technical University of Sofia, Bulgaria

    A framework for learner experience (LX) design of eLearning systems in neo-tropical animal production is proposed. For assessment and design of learner experience a checklist is developed. By a... More

    pp. 872-880