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

Mar 17, 2014


Michael Searson; Marilyn N. Ochoa

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Number of papers: 587

  1. Our First Year Experiences Implementing ePortfolios Using the FolioFor.Me Website

    David Pownell, Washburn University, United States

    ePortfolios in pre-service teacher education programs provide students with a central place to collect, store, and share artifacts of their work. Because of this, students can reflect on their own ... More

    p. 1778

  2. Implementing Digital Badges in a Teacher Education Program

    Kristine Pytash & Richard Ferdig, Kent State University, United States

    Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine how digital badges were implemented into teacher education program for secondary English language arts preservice teachers. This work explores... More

    pp. 1779-1780

  3. Blended Learning: Integrating Reading Strategies and Multimedia Tools to Increase Achievement

    Regina Royer, Salisbury University, United States

    This study examines the design and use of an instructional rubric to guide the use of Web 2.0 multimedia tools such as EduGlogster. The rubric design is aligned with the new Common Core State... More

    pp. 1781-1788

  4. Assistive Technology Enhances Academic Outcomes of all students

    Joseph Akpan, Jacksonville State University, United States; Larry Beard, Jacksonville, United States; James McGahey, Jacksonville State University, United States

    Abstract Despite enormous improvements in AT devices and services in American classrooms, the number of students with special needs, and the complexity of needs that they and their families... More

    pp. 1796-1801

  5. Using the iPad as a Tool for a UDL Native American Culture Lesson

    Cindy Anderson, Roosevelt University, Chicago, United States; Kevin Anderson, Elmwood Park Community School District 401, United States

    Students with disabilities are required to participate in high stakes testing under the Common Core Standards. These standards lend themselves to thematic instruction to teach literacy and... More

    pp. 1802-1803

  6. Access to Literacy: Reframing Assistive Technology within Teacher Education

    Lynn Aylward, Acadia University, Canada

    A Bachelor of Education course “Assistive Technology: Access to Literacy” has been offered since 2012 at Acadia University in Nova Scotia Canada. Working from a sociocultural foundation of literacy... More

    pp. 1804-1808

  7. App Evaluation: UDL Tool 1.0

    Michelle Gonzalez, Marywood University Scranton, PA, United States

    Educators are bombarded and overwhelmed with the choice and selection of the available educational apps for handheld tablets and devices. It is essential that educators have an effective tool to... More

    pp. 1809-1811

  8. iPad Usage for Students with Disabilities: Perceptions of Special Education Graduate Students

    Shannon Grave, Marci Glessner, Kari Chiasson & Carol Johnson, University of North Dakota, United States

    Based on the tremendous upswing in the availability of tablet devices, such as iPads, as assistive technology devices, many special education teachers are expected to utilize iPads to meet the... More

    pp. 1812-1816

  9. Utilizing 21st Technology to Improve Educational Opportunities for Special Needs Individuals: A Review of Literature

    Rona Smeak, Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Communication Media and Instructional Technology, United States

    21st Century technology can be utilized to enhance special education pedagogies. Care must be made to fuse technologies into current special education programs. Research has identified that... More

    pp. 1817-1821

  10. Development of ARCS Motivation Model Based System for Instructional Improvement

    Yusei Suzuki, Ryuichi Matsuba, Katsuaki Suzuki & Toshihiro Kita, Kumamoto University, Japan

    It is difficult for teachers to select and develop appropriate motivational tactics for courses because the tactics depend on a number of factors. Therefore, many teachers need assistance through a... More

    pp. 1822-1825

  11. Teacher Planning Problem Space of Expert Technology Integrating Teachers

    Erin Davis, Georgia State University, United States

    Although expert technology integration planners exist, designing meaningful technology-integrated learning remains a challenge for teachers. To address this problem, the purpose of this case study ... More

    pp. 1826-1831

  12. Can Social Media Play a Role in Teacher Development?

    Sueanne McKinney, Old Dominion University, United States; Lillian Brinkley & Alana Balthazar, Norfolk Public Schools, United States; Sarah Bishop, United Way, United States

    The advent of internet social media has made it possible for individuals to connect across an increasingly technological world. According to Goff (2009), social networks, such as Facebook,... More

    p. 1827

  13. School Environment and Creativity Development: A Review of Literature

    SARI ALFUHAIGI, Al Jouf University, Saudi Arabia

    School is one of the institutions for students’ creativity development. School only needs an extra effort that will enable it to build a conscious and creative generation that will keep pace with... More

    pp. 1832-1837

  14. 21st Century Pedagogy: Utilizing Simulations for Innovative Teaching

    Teresa Coffman, University of Mary Washington, United States; Mary Beth Klinger, College of Southern Maryland, United States

    Innovative pedagogy utilizing technology integration is an important component in the classroom today. This work-in-progress paper explores the use of creative instruction through simulations in... More

    pp. 1838-1841

  15. Designing Advanced Methods Courses for Embracing Creativity in K-12 Teaching

    Marietta Daulton, Walsh University, United States

    Abstract: One university professor who teaches an advanced course in teaching and learning has begun her search for finding ways to help practicing K-12 teachers embrace the concept of teaching ... More

    pp. 1842-1843

  16. Creative Learning awareness among early childhood student teachers

    Janaina Minelli de Oliveira, Univesitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain; Eliana Gallardo Eche, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain

    The guidance of student teachers in initial training in schools is an invaluable opportunity to raise creative learning awareness. How can we guide them in the identification of creative practices ... More

    pp. 1844-1849

  17. High Possibility Classrooms: Technology Integration in Action.

    Jane Louise Hunter, University of Western Sydney, Australia

    This paper reports on a study of how exemplary teachers conceptualized their knowledge of technology integration in education contexts. The research was a series of purposeful case studies of... More

    pp. 1850-1856

  18. Learning Integrative Thinking

    Christoph Lattemann, Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH, Germany; Kathleen Fritz, CREATOMbuilder, Inc., United States

    This paper proposes a new educational framework for imparting integrative thinking. While literature discusses the innate design capabilities and benefits of design thinking competencies for... More

    pp. 1857-1864

  19. Technology and Interactive Media as a Means for Promoting Creativity and Arts-Based Learning in the Early Childhood Curriculum

    DeAnna Laverick, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    The early childhood curriculum should provide many opportunities for young children to engage in creative experiences and arts-based learning. This paper describes the role that technology and... More

    pp. 1865-1870

  20. Using iPad Apps to Engage Students in Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Innovation

    Michelle Sims, Kutztown University, United States

    Twenty-first century students need to develop skills in critical thinking and problem solving, communication, collaboration, and creativity and innovation (the Four C’s) in order to compete in the ... More

    pp. 1871-1872