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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. Synchronous Web-Conferencing in Online Language Teacher Education

    Amber Warren, Indiana University, United States

    Synchronous meetings provide opportunities for meaningful interactions, the introduction of multiple perspectives for solving problems, and a sense of social presence (Park & Bonk, 2007). This... More

    pp. 501-506

  2. An Examination of Teacher Candidates’ Learning and Innovation Skills Developed in a Flipped Classroom

    Mia Kim Williams, Watsatree Diteeyont, Catherine Otieno, Lindsey Schulz & Xin Wang, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    This study investigates how teacher candidates’ learning and skills related to the creation of technology-rich content based learning activities develop in a flipped classroom model. Participants... More

    pp. 507-511

  3. A Balanced Approach to Assessments for Online Courses

    Yuankun Yao, University of Central Missouri, United States

    Online courses have continued to expand in the arena of higher education. In the literature about online teaching, one area that has received much attention is assessment in the online environment.... More

    pp. 512-514

  4. Understanding Community and Cultural Contexts: Teacher Education Candidate Development through Digital Storytelling

    Jon Clausen & Eva Zygmunt, Ball State University, United States; Patricia Clark, Ball State Universiy, United States; Wilfridah Mucherah & Susan Tancock, Ball State University, United States

    Digital storytelling continues to be a unique and innovative way for individuals to express themselves and their understanding of the world around them. This study examines how undergraduate... More

    pp. 515-519

  5. EDUCATIONAL USES OF DIGITAL STORYTELLING IN K-12: RESEARCH RESULTS OF A DIGITAL STORYTELLING CONTEST (DISTCO) 2013

    Bulent Dogan, North American University, United States

    This paper describes the results of a research study concerning a Digital Storytelling Contest (DISTCO) held in 2013, the fifth such contest in a series of DISTCO projects. The DISTCO 2013 was open... More

    pp. 520-529

  6. Using Autobiography, Poetry, and Digital Storytelling with Refugee Boys: a Case Study

    Toby Emert, Agnes Scott College, United States

    This paper describes a summer literacy program for 70 multi-lingual refugee boys resettled from Africa and Asia to a city in the Southeastern United States. The program offered a curriculum in... More

    pp. 530-534

  7. Assessment-talks and talking about assessment – negotiations of multimodal texts at the boundary

    Anna-Lena Godhe & Berner Lindström, Department of Applied IT, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden, Sweden

    This article focuses on how assessment is enacted in the classroom, in terms of negotiations of what assessing multimodal texts mean and imply. Multimodal texts are literacy objects where the... More

    pp. 535-546

  8. What’s the BIG idea? (Best practices for digital storytelling)

    Eduardo Gonzalez, Saint Leo University, United States

    The demand for effective implementation of visuals in digital storytelling parallels the growing technological sophistication of educators and students. Storytellers can run into production... More

    pp. 547-549

  9. VoiceThread in the Elementary Classroom: A practical look at student-perceived enjoyment and learning through the use of digital storytelling

    Ryan Hernandez, Alisha Sheely & Michiko Kobayashi, Southern Utah University, United States

    The integration of technology in the classroom serves numerous academic functions to the students that engage in it. This is a study of the practical application of implementing digital... More

    pp. 550-553

  10. Examining the Effect of Using Voicethread and Educreations on Preservice Teachers’ Self Efficacy and Learning Outcome in Online Course

    Mohamed Ibrahim & Aileen Watts, Arkansas Tech University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of the use of Voicethread and Educreations as multimedia online discussion tools on students’ learning outcomes and self-efficacy. Two-group,... More

    pp. 554-560

  11. YOU ARE NOT IN KANSAS ANYMORE: EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY IN FILMS

    Rohit Mehta, Danah Henriksen & Punya Mishra, Michigan State University, United States

    Educational researchers have rarely, if ever, focused attention on the public perception of educational technology, even though these popular/societal perceptions may drive investment and... More

    pp. 561-567

  12. Beyond the Lecture: Video Integration Techniques for Active Learning in Online Courses

    Liz Stover & Shelly Walters, University of Arkansas - Fayetteville, United States

    This presentation will explore ways to foster active learning and critical thinking when using video content in courses. While the use of video is becoming more prevalent in online courses, it is... More

    pp. 568-570

  13. Slide to Unlock Students’ Stories: Digital Storytelling with the iPad

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

    This session will explore the purpose and creation of digital stories in classrooms. As educators, our task is no longer simply to deliver static content. Rather, we should be placing the tools in ... More

    pp. 571-572

  14. Mayer's principles for the design of 21st century multimedia learning

    Daphne Tseng, Department of Learnig Technologies, University of North Texas, United States

    Richard E. Mayer proposed twelve principles of design an effective multimedia learning decade ago. These principles were discussed, revised, replicated, and re-examined by global researchers to... More

    pp. 573-575

  15. Giving assignment in the video format to pre-service teachers: lessons & implications

    Yining Zhang, Michigan State University, United States

    This presentation will discuss possible ways to give assignments in the video format to pre-service teachers and how its possibility in affecting their future teaching. Eighty-six pre-service... More

    p. 576

  16. A Qualitative Life Course Study: Using technology to address the cultural and geographic isolation experienced by Appalachian youths

    Peggy Henderson Murphy, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    Using a qualitative approach this study used Life Course Theory in order to identify the experiences that encouraged first generation college graduates from Appalachian to attend and persist to... More

    p. 577

  17. Creating Radio Literacy Programmes for Jamaican Basic Education Youth

    Clement Lambert, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

    The purpose of this paper is to highlight the processes involved in developing a radio based literacy learning series for educationally disadvantaged adults in Jamaica. Lessons learned from the... More

    pp. 578-582

  18. Designing a Course for Teachers: Introduction to Teaching Online

    Michelle Moore, Anneliese Sheffield, Heather Robinson & Alana Phillips, University of North Texas, United States

    Despite the tremendous increase in the number of K-12 schools offering fully online courses or using online environments to support face-to-face classes, only a fraction of teacher education... More

    pp. 583-588

  19. An Assessment of the Current Information Technology (IT) Curriculum of the University of the Philippines School of Library and Information Studies (UP SLIS)”,

    Sonia Pascua, UP School of Library and Information Studies, Philippines

    This paper attempts to capture one of the landscapes of the UP SLIS Library and Information Science (LIS) education through tracking how IT curriculum has started as conventional curriculum of... More

    pp. 589-590

  20. Bridging theory and practice in global education through action research: Implementing the pedagogy of plenty in teacher education

    Melda Yildiz, Kean University, United States

    The paper focus on (a) conducting participatory action research (PAR) with teacher candidates who explore the “Pedagogy of Plenty” curriculum model in P12 education; (b) exploring innovative... More

    pp. 591-596