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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 21, 2016

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Gregory Chamblee; Lee Langub

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Number of papers: 556

  1. Assisting the Hearing Impaired in Jamaica: Choosing Appropriate Technologies for a Digital Sign Language Dictionary

    Gregory MacKinnon, School of Education, Acadia University, Canada; Iris Soutar, Jamaican Association for the Deaf, Jamaica

    The Jamaican Association of the Deaf (JAD) in their responsibilities to oversee deaf education in Jamaica, has demonstrated an urgent need for a dictionary that assists students, educators and... More

    pp. 951-956

  2. An examination of social media guideline at universities in Japan

    Yukiko Maruyama, Tokai university, Japan

    This paper reports the results of an examination into the social media guidelines of universities in Japan. The results show that establishment of social media guidelines is still uncommon for... More

    pp. 957-961

  3. Quantifying the Quality of Facial Expressions

    Tomoki Matsunaga, National Institute of Technology, Toyama College, Japan; Todd Cooper, National Institute of Technology, Fukui College, Japan; Akira Tsukada, National Institute of Technology, Toyama College, Japan

    English education in Japan doesn’t provide enough time for students to be able to learn how to speak or communicate effectively. To solve this problem, we have been developing the Virtual Interview... More

    pp. 962-964

  4. Web-based Application to Aid the Learning of Mathematical Proofs Using Logical Diagrams and Its Potential

    Yoshinori Miyazaki, Shizuoka University, Japan

    The author developed a web-based application tool to help create mathematical proofs using logical diagrams in a tabular format. In the proposed method, we first verified the usefulness of the... More

    pp. 965-968

  5. Reflecting on Personal Professional Development—Exploring the Potentials of 3D Printing by Creating a Simulated Artifact

    Timothy Pelton & Leslee Francis Pelton, University of Victoria, Canada

    As we examine new technologies to determine their worth both to ourselves and to our students, we might stop to reflect on our personal professional development. In this paper we reflect on the... More

    pp. 969-974

  6. Using an asynchronous online cooperative learning platform for learner-motivation related research and practice

    Cary Roseth & Hannah Klautke, Michigan State University, United States; Andrew Saltarelli, Stanford University, United States

    This paper does three things: First, it makes the case for studying a well-validated cooperative learning technique, constructive controversy, in the context of asynchronous computer-mediated... More

    pp. 975-978

  7. Preservice Teachers Understanding and Implementation of Interdisciplinary Technology Integrated Units

    Krista Ruggles & Kristen Apraiz, University of Florida, United States

    This session provides an overview of how preservice teachers developed an understanding of interdisciplinary teaching after participating in a STEM summer institute and how they applied their... More

    pp. 979-980

  8. Online Teacher Communities for Professional Learning

    Kimberly Tohill, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Outside of traditional professional development such as in-services and workshops, teachers may search for other ways to improve teaching and learning. Online teacher communities such as Classroom... More

    pp. 981-986

  9. Using YouTube Video Editor for Multimodal Discourse Analysis of Teaching in Action

    Kelly Wiechart & Jill Chiasson, EduVista Consulting, LLC, United States

    We consider new possibilities for analyzing reflective teaching videos through multimodal discourse analysis facilitated by video editing features in YouTube Video Editor. This paper aims to... More

    pp. 987-991

  10. The relationship between emotional intelligence and students' achievement for grade 12 studies in Oman

    Fatma Alhinai, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

    The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence and academic achievement among students in the twelfth grade in the governorate of Muscat and to identify... More

    pp. 992-1001

  11. Using Cloud Based Resources to Leverage Professional Collaboration within P-12 Schools

    Dan Bishop & Robin Henrikson, Seattle Pacific University, United States

    Using data gathered as part of a large scale program evaluation of professional learning in twenty-four districts researchers gleaned unexpected insight into the use of cloud technology to leverage... More

    pp. 1002-1009

  12. Looming, Plotting, and Animating Historical Time Series Measures of Direct and Indirect Assessments of Student Learning Outcomes from Multiple Credential Programs Using R and R-Studio

    Chris Boosalis, California State University, Sacramento, United States; Oddmund Myhre, California State University, Stanislaus, United States

    Collecting direct and indirect measures of student learning outcomes is a staple of assessment and accreditation activities, but the problem is that the data are often most meaningful at the... More

    pp. 1010-1021

  13. ReVEA project: Living resources for teaching and learning. An overview

    Eric Bruillard, ENS Cachan, France

    The ReVEA project is funded by the national research agency in France. Its objective is to understand the way teachers modify, revise, share, and discuss educational resources. Five subject matters... More

    pp. 1022-1027

  14. Teacher Indicators for Technology Enhanced Teaching and Learning: Expanding Outcomes from EDUSummIT 2015

    Rhonda Christensen, University of North Texas, United States; Dale Niederhauser, West Virginia University, United States; Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States

    Defining indicators for technology enhanced learning and teaching was a goal of one of the nine working groups at EDUSummIT 2015 held in Bangkok, Thailand. The Indicators of Quality Technology... More

    pp. 1028-1035

  15. Reflective Thinking Practices of Preservice Teachers: The Role of Videotaped Teaching and Shared Practice Protocols

    Daphney L. Curry, Phillip J. Blacklock & Emily Graves, Midwestern State University, United States; Linda K. Lilienthal, University of Nebraska Kearney, United States

    This research explores the reflective practices of preservice teachers that influence professional growth. Specifically, this study analyzes preservice teacher’s professional growth by evaluating ... More

    pp. 1036-1039

  16. Millenials: An examination of communication technology use and parental attachment

    Terry Diamanduros, Elizabeth Downs & Bryan Griffin, Georgia Southern University, United States

    The purpose of this presentation is to present the findings of a research study that examined undergraduate college students’ use of communication technologies, the amount of time they spend each... More

    pp. 1040-1041

  17. Generation Y: Use of different social media formats

    Elizabeth Downs, Terry Diamanduros & Bryan Griffin, Georgia Southern University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to determine the current use of social media among undergraduate students who are representative of Generation Y. During Spring 2015 semester, a study was conducted to... More

    pp. 1042-1043

  18. Meaning Making and Connectibility in the V/virtualSphere: Leveraging Social Media and Mobile Technologies in Qualitative Research

    Ela Kaye Eley, Armstrong State University, United States

    Social media and mobile technologies allow each user to have a presence and encourage a more fluid communication model. The purpose of this paper is to describe the benefits of using social media... More

    pp. 1044-1049

  19. Best Practices in Teaching Media Production in an Online Environment

    Lacey Fulton, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, United States; Brittany Pavolik & Mark Piwinsky, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    Teaching media production classes in an online environment creates a new set of challenges for students and instructors alike. The decrease in pricing of professional grade digital audio recording... More

    pp. 1050-1055

  20. The State of STEM Education: An Analysis of State Initiatives to Improve STEM Pedagogical Practices

    Jeffrey Hall & Cynthia Anderson, Mercer University, United States; Jane Metty, Independent Consultant, United States; Deb Rosenstein & Clemmie Whatley, Mercer University, United States

    The need for improved science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education has been a prominent topic of political discourse in the United States for over a decade (Bybee, 2010;... More

    pp. 1056-1062