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SITE 2014--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 17, 2014

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Michael Searson; Marilyn N. Ochoa

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Number of papers: 587

  1. What We’ve Got Here is Failure to Communicate: Social Media Best Practices for Graduate School Programs

    Joshua Rosenberg, Colin Terry, John Bell, Virginia Hiltz, Tracy Russo & The EPET Social Media Council, Michigan State University, United States

    There is a need to investigate the role of, and best practices for, social media use in graduate school programs from an institutional perspective. Graduate students and faculty in the Michigan... More

    pp. 1340-1345

  2. Student-Mediated Video Lecture Capture: The SUNYIT Experience With ClassX

    Ronald Sarner & Rosemary Mullick, SUNY Institute of Technology, United States

    Video capture of lectures and other classroom sessions can now be done easily and inexpensively. Recent software development enables the viewer to dynamically zoom into portions of the captured... More

    pp. 1346-1350

  3. Using Facebook in Teacher Education: Lessons & Tips from the Field

    Christopher Shaltry, Min Lun Wu & Yining Zhang, Michigan State University, United States

    In this best practices presentation we will focus on our ongoing experiences using Facebook with both pre-service and in-service teachers at Michigan State University. We will talk about how we... More

    p. 1351

  4. Reinventing the Classroom with Google+

    Priscilla Taylor, Pennsylvania State University, United States; Jordan Schugar & Chris Penny, West Chester University, United States

    The social media platform Google+ is an online tool which creates innovative learning environments within a classroom. This roundtable session will examine the social media platform Google+ as a... More

    pp. 1352-1353

  5. BYOD—As Long As Your Device Is Not A Cell Phone! Perspectives from the Classroom on Cell Phones Integration

    Kevin Thomas, Bellarmine University, United States; Blanche O'Bannon, University of Tennessee, United States

    This study examined the perceptions of 1,121 teachers in Kentucky and Tennessee to determine their support for the use of mobile phones in the classroom, as well as their perceptions of the mobile ... More

    pp. 1354-1364

  6. Implementing Classroom Management Case Studies in Teacher Education with the Aid of Web Technology

    Zafer Unal, USF St. Petersburg, United States; Aslihan Unal & Yasar Bodur, Georgia Southern University, United States

    The goal of this research project was to help preservice teachers expand their views of teaching in general and classroom management in particular via online tool. The presentation will provide... More

    pp. 1365-1372

  7. Teacher Candidates’ Reflective Thinking Assisted with Videos in an Online Collaborative Environment

    Ying (Wang) Shen, University of Northwestern - St. Paul, United States

    This ongoing study aims to examine teacher candidates’ reflective comments using videos of exemplary teachers’ teaching practices with technology in an online collaborative environment. The... More

    pp. 1373-1375

  8. Publishing in the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE)

    Peter Albion, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Rick Ferdig, Kent State University, United States; Natalie Johnson-Leslie, Arkansas State University, United States; Mary Kayler, University of Mary Washington, United States; Jana Willis, University of Houston Clear Lake, United States

    The Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE) is the print journal of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). It is published quarterly with a focus on... More

    pp. 1376-1377

  9. Developing the Open Factors Instrument: An Implementation Questionnaire for Gauging Openness

    Fredrick W. Baker III, University of South Alabama, United States

    The Open Factors Instrument is a twenty-five item questionnaire instrument used for gauging perceptions of openness in learning environments. The instrument will be useful for informing design... More

    pp. 1378-1385

  10. Fostering Technology Integration Skills and Positive STEM Dispositions in Hawaii Middle School Science and Technology Teachers

    Rhonda Christensen, Institute for the Integration of Technology into Teaching & Learning, United States; Gerald Knezek & Tandra Tyler-Wood, University of North Texas, United States

    Data gathered from 100-200 Hawaii teachers in each of the years 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 across 40 middle schools were analyzed to assess the impact of the Hawaii FIRST Pre-Academy Professional... More

    pp. 1386-1393

  11. Equitable Evaluation of Teacher Preparation to Develop Culturally Sensitive Adaptive Expertise in Collaboration with 21st Century Networked Schools in New Zealand

    Niki Davis, University of Canterbury e-Learning Lab, New Zealand

    Research and evaluation of initial teacher preparation is informing Ministries worldwide and teacher educators worldwide on the importance of quality preparation in collaboration with schools for... More

    pp. 1394-1397

  12. Using lesson plans as a proxy for teacher technology integration practices in math and science using TPACK: A transferrable research design

    Kara Dawson & Albert Ritzhaupt, University of Florida, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to describe a novel approach to measuring teacher technology integration practices in the context of lesson plans using the TPACK framework. We first describe the... More

    pp. 1398-1404

  13. Effects of Online Math Applets on Students’ Mathematical Thinking

    Mustafa Demir, University of Detroit Mercy, United States

    This study examined the effects of using online math applets (OMAs) on students’ performance on the problems requiring various levels of mathematical thinking. Through using Webb’s (2002) Depth of ... More

    pp. 1405-1410

  14. The Relationship of Personality Traits to Perceptions of Teaching Effectiveness for Teacher Preparation Candidates in a Simulated Classroom Environment

    Susan Hopper, Gerald Knezek, Rhonda Christensen & Tandra Tyler-Wood, University of North Texas, United States; David Gibson, Curtin University, Australia

    This study explored the personality traits of 152 preservice teachers and examined their perceptions of teaching confidence and teaching experience.Treatment and comparison groups completed the... More

    pp. 1411-1416

  15. A Sports Injury Case Study Model - Capitalizing on Virtual Reality Technology

    Colin King, Acadia University, Canada

    Virtual reality anatomy models were created to support an online case study approach to sports injury assessment and treatment in an undergraduate kinesiology program. Mixed method research... More

    pp. 1417-1421

  16. Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge: Pre-service Teachers’ Perception and Beliefs in Mathematics

    Cheng-Yao Lin, Southern Illinois University, United States; Yu-Chun Kuo, Jackson State University, United States; Yi-Yin Ko, Indiana State University, United States

    This study focuses on elementary pre-service teachers’ content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, and technological pedagogical content knowledge of linear and quadratic equations. The... More

    pp. 1422-1431

  17. A Model of STEM Learning and Career Orientation Based on Social Cognitive Theory

    Gwen Nugent, Bradley Barker & Greg Welch, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

    This research examined motivational and psychological processes underlying middle school youth science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning and career orientation. The study... More

    pp. 1432-1440

  18. Research-based Review on Educational Technology Related Theories and Problem-solving Oriented Application of Blackboard in TESOL Online Instruction

    John Ronghua Ouyang, University of North Florida, United States

    This presentation is reviewing educational technology related theories and researches, deliberating technological applications for effective instruction and learning, and discussing Blackboard... More

    pp. 1441-1449

  19. Moving from Intentions to Practice: An investigation of Pre-Service Teachers' Web 2.0 Technology Integration

    Ayesha Sadaf, Ball State University, United States

    This study investigated pre-service teachers’ intentions to use Web 2.0 technologies in their future classrooms during teacher education course and their ability to carry out their intentions into ... More

    pp. 1450-1455

  20. Using Collaborative Documentation to Assess the Learning Process During Project-based Learning

    Zhi Sun, Spence Zaorski, Masako Nakamura, Taiichiro Okubayashi & Takanori Maesako, Osaka University, Japan

    Assessment of traditional project-based learning typically focuses on the final projects created by students. However, this ignores the learning activities leading up to the creation of the final... More

    pp. 1456-1461