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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. Walk the Talk: Developing TPACK in Teachers through a Graduate Course on Integrating Technology, Pedagogy, and Content

    Julie Mueller, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

    The integration of emerging technologies and their application to innovative pedagogy often begins with an individual teacher who has a passion for teaching and learning, and is willing to take... More

    p. 788

  2. Technology Boot Camp: Providing Professional Development for Faculty and Supporting Active Learning Environments for Students

    Mary Heather Munger, Brian Campbell & Savilla Banister, Bowling Green State University, United States

    Our digitally-connected world is demanding educational opportunities within and without university walls that are engaging, relevant and accessible. Faculty in institutions of higher education are ... More

    pp. 789-793

  3. Concerns Towards Teaching Online Among K-12 Teachers

    Glenda Rakes & Thomas Rakes, The University of Tennessee at Martin, United States; Karee Dunn, The University of Arkansas, United States

    This paper presents the findings of a study that assessed K-12 teacher concerns regarding teaching online. Preliminary data were analyzed by aggregating the Stages of Concern Questionnaire results ... More

    pp. 794-798

  4. The Influence of Perfectionism on Procrastination in Online Graduate Education Students

    Glenda Rakes, The University of Tennessee at Martin, United States; Karee Dunn, The University of Arkansas, United States

    Both perfectionism and procrastination are prevalent among online students and detrimental to student performance and possibly to persistence in a degree program. It is important for online faculty... More

    pp. 799-803

  5. Online Professional Development for Faculty of Education: Technology Integration in Teacher Education

    Karen Reiss Medwed, Northeastern University, United States; Mya Mangawang, Graduate Programs in Education, CPS, Northeastern, United States; Jane Lohmann, Doctor of Education, CPS, Northeastern University, United States

    The Doctor of Education program at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies is seeking to address ways PD will both promote innovative teaching engaging tools of technology while... More

    pp. 804-807

  6. Best Practices to Successfully Redesign Introduction to Educational Technology from a Face-to-Face Course to a Total Online Environment with the Addition of Teaching Assistants

    Cindy Ross & Savilla Banister, Bowling Green State University, United States

    Redesign of any course from a face-to-face environment to a total online environment is a task that requires a strong commitment to ensure the quality of instructions is viable in the online course... More

    pp. 808-809

  7. A Survey Sample of the ID Processes Utilized in Online Course Offerings in Higher Education

    Jane Strickland, Idaho State University, United States; Albert Strickland, Idaho State University (retired), United States

    This study centered on the ID process that higher education institutions are utilizing in designing online courses. A survey instrument was created and sent to a sample of higher education... More

    pp. 810-816

  8. How can Professional Development for Educators in the 21st Century be More Productive, Engaging, Student (teacher) Centered, Continuous and Coached Not Lectured?

    Susan Tietje, Dowling College, United States

    The purpose of the study was to identify the need to enhance professional development for teachers and education personnel. This study looks at ways that professional development in the 21st... More

    pp. 817-819

  9. Lessons from Online Faculty: Addressing Issues of Platform, Pedagogy, and Professional Development

    Christina Tschida, East Carolina University, United States

    The rapid expansion of distance education has created a high demand for faculty willing to design and teach online courses. Professional development often focuses on tools rather than pedagogical... More

    pp. 820-827

  10. Preservice Teachers’ Integration of Technology into Mathematics Education

    Ahmet Akcay & Melissa Boston, Duquesne University, United States

    In this study, the researchers aim to demonstrate which technological tools are integrated in the lesson activities plans and what technological tools are used during the lesson by pre-service... More

    pp. 828-829

  11. Common Barriers to E-learning Implementation in Saudi Higher Education Sector: A Review of Literature

    Ahmed Al Mulhem, Plymouth University, UK, United Kingdom

    This paper reviews the literature relates to the barriers that the academic staff in the Saudi universities encounter when using e-learning. The Saudi literature agrees with the western one on a... More

    pp. 830-840

  12. Lives In Context: Cross-course, project-based learning collaboration.

    Susan Elwood, TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY, United States

    How can we efficiently design graduate students’ major course learning outcomes into a project-based learning environment? How can we have graduate students collectively contribute their cross... More

    p. 831

  13. Podcasting use in a Junior High Social Studies Class: A Research Study of Impact of Podcasting on Student Performance

    Jonathan Amicone & Lan Li, Bowling Green State University, United States

    This research study was initiated to determine the effectiveness of podcasting in an eighth grade Junior High Social Studies classroom. Forty students were randomly assigned into an experimental (N... More

    pp. 841-844

  14. DEMAND FOR E-LEARNING AUDIO RESOURCES AMONG STUDENTS IN ENUGU STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, NIGERIA.

    Oliver Okafor Anowor, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, Nigeria., Nigeria; . Leonard Chinaedu Anigbo, Enugu State University of Science and Technology, Enugu, Nigeria

    Abstract: This study investigated the disposition of students towards supplementary e-learning audio materials. This is because research demonstrates that student disposition and readiness to learn... More

    pp. 845-850

  15. Supporting Diffusion: Engaging the Innovation-Decision Process for Synchromodal Class Sessions

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

    This best practices paper describes activities and initiatives that engage the innovation-decision process associated with a teaching and technology innovation (known as synchromodal class sessions... More

    p. 851

  16. Using Technology to Facilitate the Integration of the Theory and the Practice of Pre-Service Teacher Education

    Leanne Cameron, Australian Catholic University, Australia; Kim Rowston, Macquarie University, Australia

    Bridging the gap between the theory learned at university and the practical experience of the classroom is a challenge teacher educators grapple with regularly. This project examined pre-service... More

    pp. 852-859

  17. Using an Evaluation Instrument to Assess Wiki-Based Collaborative Writing in Teacher Education

    Said Hadjerrouit, University of Agder, Norway

    Wiki have been promoted as collaborative writing tools in various educational settings. A large body of research exits on wiki-based collaborative writing in teacher education. However, the claim... More

    pp. 860-867

  18. Wiki-Based Collaborative Writing in Educational Settings: Positive and Negative Effects, Recommendations, and Near-Future Trends

    Said Hadjerrouit, University of Agder, Norway

    Wikis have been promoted as collaborative writing tools that enable students to create a topic-related content using wiki technology. The content is developed collaboratively through students’... More

    pp. 868-872

  19. Survey of Geospatial Information Technologies in Teacher Education

    Thomas Hammond, Lehigh University, United States; Elizabeth Langran, Marymount University, United States; Thomas Baker, Esri, United States

    The rapidly-developing field of geospatial information technologies (GIT) includes such tools as GPS, Google Maps/Earth, and GIS. While GIT holds great potential for learning in preK-16 education, ... More

    pp. 873-881

  20. On-Line Co-Teaching Modules: Lessons in Preparing Mentor Teachers and Teacher Candidates

    Valerie Kay Howell & Ryen Borden, Arizona State University, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Sanford Inspire Program, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study that analyzed existing data surrounding the use and evaluation of an on-line training module focused on preparing mentor teachers and their teacher... More

    pp. 882-888