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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. A study of STEAM Education based on Art with Scratch2.0

    Seongkyun Jeon & YoungJun Lee, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    From this research we are going to investigate about STEAM programming based on divergent thinking. Namely, we made attempt to offer learning environment similar to real world by reinforcing... More

    pp. 102-105

  2. The Potentials and Challenges of Learning with Electronic Textiles for Computing Education

    Eunkyoung Lee & Sungsook Kim, Korea Institute for Curriculum and Evaluation, Korea (South)

    The purpose of this study is to present the potentials and challenges of learning with electronic textiles (e-textiles) for computing education. Learning with e-textiles, which is based on textile ... More

    pp. 106-111

  3. Promoting Computer Science among Girls: An Auburn University Pilot Program

    Daniela Marghitu, Jung Won Hur, Yasmeen Rawajfih, Jillian Hall & Cassandra Stephens, Auburn University, United States

    Computer Science for All Girls (CS4ALL-G) is an Auburn University (AU) pilot project on building a K20 pipeline for recruiting and retaining girls in computing academic majors. The purpose of CS4LL... More

    pp. 112-119

  4. Integrating Computational Thinking in the Mathematics Curriculum

    Gerard Rambally, University of North Texas at Dallas, United States

    This paper focuses on the integration of computational thinking (CT) skills in secondary school mathematics. Using example concepts from the mathematics curriculum, this paper demonstrates how key ... More

    pp. 120-127

  5. Combining Teacher Professional Development on Computational Thinking with Writing and Problem Solving

    Li Xu & Flory Simon, University of Arizona South, United States

    There is a need to promote teaching computational thinking in K-12 classrooms. However, what is the best pedagogy for promoting computational thinking is still a research and unanswered question ... More

    pp. 128-130

  6. Computational Pedagogy Approach to STEM Teaching and Learning

    Osman Yasar & Jose Maliekal, SUNY College at Brockport, United States

    This article describes computational pedagogy, an approach to teaching principles of computing aided by modeling and simulation. Besides fostering abstraction skills in students, this approach... More

    pp. 131-139

  7. Multi-frame Analysis to Online Learning Spaces

    Esther Hattingh & Chia-Jung Chung, California State University, Sacramento, United States; Ying Wang, Chongqing University of Science and Technology, United States

    Currently the trend in state and district leadership is for Common Core State Standards to enlarge efforts to create instructions that is inclusive throughout the nation. The diadem is to develop ... More

    pp. 140-145

  8. A Look at Civic Education in Online Learning: Research in Progress

    Becky Odom-Bartel & Vivian Wright, The University of Alabama, United States

    Civic responsibility and moral character are at the heart of many higher learning institutions’ mission statements (Urban &Wagoner, 2000; Boyte & Kari, 2000; Thomson, Smith-Tolken, Naidoo, &... More

    pp. 146-150

  9. Instructors’ Firsthand Experience toward the Turnitin Embedded onto the Oncourse

    Ju Park, Indiana University Northwest, United States

    Abstract: UITS (University Information Technology Service) at the Indiana University System allowed faculty members to use Turnitin. Each campus has its own institutional license administrator so... More

    pp. 151-153

  10. Engaging Engineering Faculty in Professional Communities Supporting Instructional Technology Initiatives

    Luisa-Maria Rosu, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

    Program evaluations report on the benefits of effective development of professional communities in higher education, yet few studies exist to examine how professional communities provide conceptual... More

    pp. 154-160

  11. Revising a Technology Course: Studying Teaching Using Design-Based Research

    Krista Ruggles & Alyson Adams, University of Florida, United States

    This study describes one novice teacher educator’s journey to study her own teaching practice using a combination of design-based research (DBR) and teacher inquiry. A research team composed of two... More

    pp. 161-166

  12. The Development of Future Faculty Peer Networks in Educational Technology Training

    Paul Stengel, Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learninghttp://ccnmtl.columbia.edu/, United States; Sarohini Chahal & Tucker Harding, Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning - http://ccnmtl.columbia.edu/, United States

    Abstract: Limited research on peer networks in educational technology professional development for future faculty guided our three-phase study consisting of qualitative analysis of self-reports,... More

    pp. 167-172

  13. The Evaluation of Applying our Developed Haiku Application to Liberal Arts Students

    Nobuhiko Takada, Kanazawagakuin University, Japan; Issei Yoshida, Kanazawa Gakuin University, Japan; Masami Suzuki, KDDI R&D Laboratories, Inc., Japan; Ryoichi Yanagisawa, Kanazawa Gakuin University, Japan

    In recent years, the progress of smartphones has been remarkable and expanded at an explosive pace around the world. Moreover, a lot of applications in smartphones have been also developed every... More

    pp. 173-179

  14. Enhancing Faculty’s Understandings of the Best Practices of International Student Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Setting

    Xi Yu, University of Minnesota, United States

    In face with multicultural students in classrooms, especially increasing number of international students, faculty members in postsecondary institutions are challenged by dynamic student background... More

    p. 180

  15. STEM Transmedia Book

    Pamela Ponners, Sumreen Asim & Tandra Tyler-Wood, University of North Texas, United States

    This poster presentation will introduce the use of STEM content transmedia books for k-2 curriculum. The book "Jasmine Jumps on Board" (working title) follows the journey of Jasmine as she is... More

    p. 181

  16. Innovative Digital Design Technologies that Support Student Creativity

    Daniel Tillman, University of Texas at El Paso, United States; Shaunna Smith, Texas State University - San Marcos, United States; Punya Mishra & Danah Henriksen, Michigan State University, United States

    This roundtable discusses research on the utilization of innovative digital design technologies to support interdisciplinary education, such as contextualized mathematics education within music... More

    pp. 182-187

  17. 3D Printing As A Tool For Teaching And Learning In STEAM Education

    Jared Vanscoder, University of North Texas, United States

    This paper discusses 3D printing technology and its implications to teaching and learning science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. 3D printing is a process of creating a three... More

    pp. 188-191

  18. Future Trends in MOOCs and SOOCs in Management Education

    Owen Hall, Jr., Pepperdine University, United States

    By any metric or standard management education has reached a seminal point in its brief 100 plus year history. Today, business educators are under growing pressure to engage in significant reforms ... More

    p. 192

  19. Building Online Learning Communities Using Web 2.0 Technologies

    Mariam Abdelmalak, NMSU,College of Education,Curriculum & Instruction Department., United States

    In this paper I describe how I use Web 2.0 technologies to facilitate the development of a community of learners among graduate distant students and how students responded to the use of Web 2.0... More

    pp. 193-199

  20. A Pragmatic Use for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): Virtual School Teacher Professional Development

    Darcey Addo, Walden University, United States

    The utility of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for professional development for educators is examined. A brief exploration of recent the literature related to connectivism and social learning... More

    pp. 200-208