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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. Teacher Efficacy in 1:1 Tablet Integration

    Lana Minshew, Kathryn Caprino, Janice Anderson, Julie Justice & Cheryl Bolick, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

    This poster details the theoretical framework and current progress of a one-to-one tablet initiative at an urban middle school in the southeastern United States. Results of the first iterative... More

    pp. 1681-1686

  2. Developing Educational Ideas for and Within Minecraft

    Jonathan List, The University of Akron, United States; Brent Bryan, Jaime Slawson & Tina Misner, Northern Potter School District, United States

    Minecraft is a very popular multiplayer video game that has been integrated into a variety of educational settings. We propose to conduct a workshop during which participants will learn the basics ... More

    pp. 1681-1683

  3. Learning Assessment for Different Categories of Educational Multimedia Clips in a Mobile Learning Environment

    Arghir-Nicolae Moldovan, Ioana Ghergulescu & Cristina Muntean, National College of Ireland, Ireland

    As the amount of educational multimedia content being created is increasing at a fast pace, it is becoming increasingly difficult to navigate this content and provide e-learners in general and... More

    pp. 1687-1692

  4. Research Highlight in Technology and Teacher Education: Writing to Publish

    Leping Liu, University of Nevada, Reno, United States; Fengqi Lai, Indiana State University, United States; David Gibson, Curtin University, Australia; Cleborne Maddux, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    This panel includes three sections. First, we will present a review of research published in the field of technology in teacher education over the past few years, summarize a concept map of the... More

    p. 1689

  5. Mobile Technology Tools in Action: Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions of using iPads with Students in a Non-Profit After School Program

    Krista Ruggles & Kara Dawson, University of Florida, United States

    Few studies have provided preservice teachers with opportunities to use iPads in authentic settings with K-12 students even though this may be the most important of all experiences for preservice... More

    pp. 1693-1696

  6. iDMineral – designing a mobile app for mineral identification

    Fu-Shing Sun & Yi-Hua Weng, Ball State University, United States

    We report our experience in designing an in-house developed mobile app to engage geology students in the learning of mineral identification that was previously done by a paper-based worksheet. The... More

    pp. 1697-1701

  7. Re-thinking the LMS – Designing for Engaged Collaboration

    Lars Svensson & Stefan Nilsson, University West, Sweden

    While there has been extensive research done on technology supporting communication and interaction in online higher education, this research focus on the potential of new web development tools for... More

    pp. 1702-1707

  8. Are they instructional effective? Evaluate iTunes U courses through m-learning pedagogical framework

    Hung Wei Tseng, Yingqi Tang & Betty Morris, Jacksonville State University, United States

    As mobile learning technology promotes learning accessibility and flexibility, students will benefit from social interactivity and connective learning process. However, the major importance is to... More

    pp. 1708-1712

  9. Maps, Math and Media: Integrating Mobile Technologies in Multicultural Multilingual Multimedia Projects

    Melda Yildiz, Kean University, United States

    This paper explores the role of mobile technologies such as Global Positioning System (GPS) and Social Interaction Software (SIS) in teacher education; offers creative strategies and possibilities ... More

    pp. 1713-1723

  10. Teenagers Mobile-phone Usage and Text Message

    Shanyuan Zhu, University of North Texas Department of Learning Technology, United States

    Abstract: The mobile phone has been playing a role in the market for two decades since it was born. Teenagers who have grown up with the technology, their life style, cognitive thinking, attitudes ... More

    pp. 1724-1731

  11. Empowering Effective Teachers and the Technology Gap

    Rebecca Blankenship, School District of Hillsborough County, United States

    In 2009, the School District of Hillsborough County in Tampa, Florida was awarded a $100 million dollar grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to overhaul the existing Florida Performance... More

    pp. 1732-1733

  12. Electronic Portfolios: Motivation, Self-Regulation, and Academic Achievement in Primary and Secondary Schools

    Carrie Blaustein & Yiping Lou, University of South Florida, United States

    This systematic literature review synthesized empirical quantitative and qualitative studies published in 2004-2013 that examined the impact of e-portfolios on student academic motivation, self... More

    pp. 1734-1742

  13. Are all Digital Learning Systems Equal? A look at Odyssey (Compass Learning) and IXL on Third Grade Academic Achievement

    Ashley Copeland, Rickman Elementary, United States; Jason Beach, Tennessee Tech University, United States

    Abstract: The study examined whether third grade students using Odyssey (Compass Learning) rather than IXL differed in TCAP math achievement scores. The design was descriptive, casual-comparative, ... More

    pp. 1743-1749

  14. A co-teaching pathway in teacher preparation: Authentic assessment in online learning/blended learning using digital video assessment

    Denise De Vito & Janet Bavonese, Jacksonville State University, United States

    Co-teaching offers a fresh perspective in pre-service education by providing increased experiences in a clinical setting. The co-teaching model immerses pre-service students in immediate daily... More

    pp. 1750-1754

  15. Zen and the Art of Portfolio Maintenance: Best Practices in Course Design for Supporting Long-lasting Portfolios

    Spencer P. Greenhalgh, Joshua M. Rosenberg, Andrea Zellner & Matthew J. Koehler, Michigan State University, United States

    Teacher education courses that use portfolios can impact the ways in which teachers develop as professionals. Although the affordances of portfolios impact the professional development process of... More

    pp. 1755-1761

  16. Fresh Impulses from Academic Instruction for Teacher’s Diagnostic Competence

    Thilo Harth, University of Applied Sciences Münster, Germany

    Current reforms of European Higher Education focus on the quality of assessments in study programs (among other objectives). A better consideration of key competencies within several study modules ... More

    pp. 1762-1763

  17. Learning Assessments and Program Evaluation Connected to ISTE Standards for Coaches: Preparing Instructional Technology Coaches for K-12 Teachers

    Linda Haynes, Danilo Baylen, Yun-Jo An, George Bradford & Adriana d'Alba, University of West Georgia, United States

    The evaluation of redesigned online graduate programs (M.Ed. and Ed.S.) has been implemented with a connection to the ISTE Standards for Coaches. The online programs were redesigned to prepare... More

    pp. 1764-1767

  18. An Online Course in Critical Mental Health Promotion: Teaching and Learning at Multiple Spheres of Influence

    Sonya L. Jakubec, Pattie Mascaro, Lynn Judd & Pam Nordstrom, Mount Royal University, Canada

    Supportive environments contribute to the mental health of individuals and communities (both local and global). Our study, of the development and delivery of an online mental health promotion... More

    pp. 1768-1771

  19. Assessing Classroom Participation and Performance through Gamification Systems in Foreign Language Classrooms

    NAY LIN, CANTERBURY SCHOOL AND MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE LANGUAGE SCHOOLS, United States

    This report is on the design, implementation and refinement process of gamification system in foreign language classroom to objectively assess classroom participation and performance. Given that... More

    pp. 1772-1777

  20. A Program Director’s Guide to Evaluating STEM Education Programs: Lessons Learned from Local, State, and National Initiatives

    Joyce Malyn-Smith, EDC, Inc., United States

    In this session Roundtable participants will review and discuss evaluation topics and resources presented in a Program Director’s Guide to Evaluating STEM Education Programs: Lessons Learned from ... More

    pp. 1774-1775