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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. Digital Footprints: Students and Teachers Creating and Managing Networked Literacy Identities

    Holly Atkins & Candace Roberts, Saint Leo University, United States

    The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) Position Statement: The Definition of 21st Century Literacies, adopted in 2008, states in part that "twenty-first century readers and writers need... More

    pp. 203-205

  2. Hub or Silo? Expanding the LMS with Innovative Web Tools

    Curby Alexander, Texas Christian University, United States

    The typical use of Learning Management System (LMS) technology in the college classroom includes posting grades, administering assessments, and facilitating asynchronous discussions. When used this... More

    pp. 209-213


    Sameer AlNajdi, Indina State University, United States

    Hybrid Learning Model refers to the blending and mixing of the learning environments: face-to-face classroom instruction and online environment (Doering, 2006). Hybrid learning environment gives... More

    pp. 214-220

  4. Student Engagement in a Dual-Mode teaching Environment: A Pilot Study

    Jeanne Anderson, St. Cloud State University, United States; Susan Sutton & Teri Gergen, Roane State Community College, United States

    The purpose of this study is to examine perceptions of faculty and students enrolled in “dual-mode” courses so that we may understand the challenges each group faces when teaching or learning in... More

    pp. 221-226

  5. Open Participatory Engagement Network (OPEN): An Instructional Design Meta-Framework for Creating Participatory Networked Learning Environments

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

    Open education is experimenting with various types of learning environment designs. The Open Participatory Engagement Network (OPEN) Instructional Design (ID) Model is a meta-framework for creating... More

    pp. 227-233

  6. Failure to Communicate? Online learning and Collaborative Work

    Kathy Boudreau-Henry, Middle Tennessee State Univ, United States

    Collaboration in online courses is high recommended. Yet, students often do not understand the collaborative process. The study will use online courses in Library Science that include multiple... More

    pp. 234-239

  7. Staying Connected: The Cycle of Innovation

    Isabel Breen & Jessica Fuda Daddio, Keiser University, United States

    Technology integration in the classroom continues to expand whether it is online education or the use of technological devices. Communication between people and many times within education comes... More

    pp. 240-245

  8. Exploring a New Model of Academic Integrity: The PACT System

    John Buckley, Keiser University, United States

    Abstract: With the explosive growth of the World Wide Web, institutions are challenged like never before to monitor academic integrity and protect intellectual property. Dishonesty, plagiarism,... More

    pp. 246-249

  9. Using Wikis for Online Curriculum Building: An Updated Perspective

    David Byrum, Texas State Unviversity, United States

    This paper examines and revisits the use of wikis as a curriculum building tool for both online and face-to-face courses. In the fall of 2009 the author moved the course curriculum for a web 2.0... More

    pp. 250-255

  10. Introducing the Linked Classroom Model in a Synchromodal Learning Environment

    William Cain, Sandra Sawaya & John Bell, Michigan State University, United States

    Typically, learning environments fall into one of three modes: face-to-face, online, and alternating face-to-face and online (i.e., blended) instruction. In Synchromodal Learning Environments,... More

    p. 256

  11. Online Attrition and Retention in Community Colleges: Are Minorities at a Disadvantage?

    Miriam Carrasquel-Nagy, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    This study examined online attrition and retention efforts in a community college in the Rocky Mountain Region. One of the aims of this study was to analyze what factors influence students’... More

    pp. 257-264

  12. Student Trends with Digital Textbook Options in Preservice Education

    Terence Cavanaugh & Nicholas Eastham, University of North Florida, College of Education and Human Services, United States

    This paper described the baseline findings of a study investigating textbook reading amounts and delivery formats for undergraduates students taking an introductory educational technology course.... More

    pp. 265-271

  13. Online Lecture based Note-Taking Strategy for College Student

    Xi Chen, Texas Tech University, United States

    Online lecture has become a populate knowledge delivery method recently, and there are previous study has proven that students seems have better academic achievement with online lecture offered in ... More

    pp. 272-276

  14. Educator Role Transforms from Sage to Ghost: Implementation of Discovery-Based Learning Online with Large Student Enrollment

    Shelley Cobbett, Dalhousie University, Canada

    “I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand” (Bransford, 2012, p. 1). Discovery-based learning, derived from constructivist learning theory (Legg et al., 2009), is inquiry... More

    pp. 277-281

  15. Pilot Project: Development of an Interactive Mechanical Engineering Drawing Instructional Aid Software

    Howard Cole, University of Technology, Jamaica, Jamaica

    This paper outlines the challenges faced by both students and teachers of Mechanical Engineering Drawing (MED) at the secondary and pre-university levels. The Caribbean regional examination council... More

    pp. 282-285

  16. Working with student teachers in the Bush: Supervision strategies from Alaska

    Jonathan Bartels, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States

    Many Alaskan towns and villages are not connected by typical modes of transportation: these areas, often referred to as the Bush, are only accessible by small aircraft, boat, snowmobile, or dog... More

    p. 283

  17. Social Interaction and Peer Mentorship at Universities in a Post-Course Future

    Matt Crosslin, University of North Texas / University of Texas at Arlington, United States

    While the predictions of the death of the University are premature and mostly unfounded, one of the foundational units of learning at universities – the course – may be changing. As learning... More

    pp. 286-289

  18. Students’ perceptions of web-based and 3Dimensional museums

    Adriana D' Alba, University of West Georgia, United States; Jonathan Gratch, University of North Texas, United States; Jian Zhang, Texas Woman's University, United States; Deborah Blackwell, University of North Texas, United States

    This comparative descriptive research study utilized mixed methods to examine usability, knowledge acquisition, engagement, and user’s preferences between a web-based and a 3-dimensional (3D)... More

    pp. 290-294

  19. Getting a MOOC Off the Ground: From Dream to Reality

    Lee Digiovanni & Anissa Vega, Kennesaw State University, United States

    The development of the first MOOC in a College of Education at a large doctoral research university located in the southeast is discussed with the intent of providing guidance for others who wish... More

    pp. 295-298

  20. Interactive Online Course Development

    Donna DiMatteo-Gibson, Lycurgus Group, Inc., United States

    Best practices in online course development ensuring online courses incorporate interactive learning opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Examples will be shared that have been... More

    pp. 299-301