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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 18, 2019

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Number of papers: 444

  1. How can we improve and develop our team teaching in higher education? An invitation to create and join an international network of practitioners.

    Nigel Quirke-Bolt & Molly Daly, Mary Immaculate College (http://www.mic.ul.ie/), Ireland

    The aim of this roundtable discussion is to identify good practice that could be used to enhance team teaching on initial teacher education programmes. Reference is made to a research study... More

    pp. 846-850

  2. Balancing Technology and Pedagogy: Design Elements for Professional Development

    Jennifer Redd, San Jose State University, United States

    As technology availability increases, students’ expectations for the incorporation of technology into the course curriculum become more prevalent. A professional development program at the... More

    pp. 851-854

  3. Using Diffusion of Innovations Theory to Optimally Plan Professional Development on Game-Based Learning

    Joseph Runciman, Towson University, United States

    Effective implementation of game-based learning remains a challenge regardless of its proven benefits. Teacher barriers to game-based learning are a primary cause for low implementation rates.... More

    pp. 855-861

  4. Considering Online Communities of Practice as Effective Tools for Pre-Service School Librarian Professional Development

    Mellissa Sanchez, University of North Texas, United States

    Communities of practice (CoP) have been identified as social learning structures that allow participants to gain specific knowledge through meaningful interactions with other members of the CoP. ... More

    pp. 862-865

  5. Meeting the Teacher Educator Technology Competencies through Online Professional Development for Teacher Education Faculty

    David A. Slykhuis, University of Northern Colorado, United States; Teresa S. Foulger, Arizona State University, United States; Kevin J. Graziano, Nevada State College, United States; Denise A. Schmidt-Crawford, Iowa State University, United States; Mark Hofer, College of William and Mary, United States; John K. Lee, North Carolina State University, United States

    The 2016 National Education Technology Plan introduced a call for teacher educators to improve the technology skills of teacher candidates by integrating technology throughout their teacher... More

    pp. 866-870

  6. Breaking down the barrier with the Future Classroom Lab: supporting teacher candidates and education professionals with relevant technological tools for the 21st century classroom.

    Ludovic A. Sourdot & Chad. E Smith, Texas Woman's University, United States

    This session will report on the progress of the Texas Woman’s University Future Classroom Laboratory (TWUFCL). The Future Classroom Lab opened in 2016. This new innovative initiative provides a... More

    pp. 871-874

  7. Preparing New Faculty to Teach in a Changing Higher Education Environment: An Exploratory Convergent Mixed Methods Research

    Luis Francisco Vargas-Madriz & Norma Nocente, University of Alberta, Canada

    The University of Alberta’s Centre for Teaching and Learning offers a yearly New Professor Orientation that aims to inform about teaching and the supports available for those with teaching... More

    pp. 875-880

  8. Leveraging Social Experiments to increase student engagement

    Robin Yap, George Brown College, Canada

    What if I told you that you can get your students engaged in your content week after week with consistent high intensity by just adjusting a couple of your learning activity modalities into social ... More

    pp. 881-884

  9. Using Wikis to Scaffold Collaborative Knowledge Building for Pre-service Teachers

    Yuhe Yi, Jing Leng & Xiaoqing Gu, Department of Educational Information Technology, East China Normal University, China

    Information technology has become a powerful driving force in the era of knowledge economy and globalization. Internationally, teachers are required to keep up with changes and constantly improve... More

    pp. 885-894

  10. Developing and Managing a Cohort-Based Doctoral Program in Educational Technology Leadership

    Laura Zieger, Dennissa Brown, Hayet Bensetti-Benbader & Carol Munn, New Jersey City University, United States

    There are challenges and rewards in developing and managing a successful cohort-based doctoral degree program in Educational Technology Leadership. Emerging digital networks, powerful platforms, on... More

    pp. 895-898

  11. What kind of factor defines students’ tolerance for diversity? - An analysis based of International Civic and Citizenship Education Study -

    Shoko Funaki & Satoru Fujitani, Mejiro University, Japan; Motoko Fujitani, Joetsu University of Education, Japan

    The aim of this paper is to understand how the use of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) is related to tolerance of diversity in global society and how to improve it. Indeed, ICT can... More

    pp. 899-903

  12. Examining the Relationships Between Youths’ Online Activities and Different Types of Online Dangers

    Soonhwa Seok, Korea University, Korea (South); Boaventura DaCosta, Solers Research Group, United States

    Aimed at creating a dialogue between educators, practitioners, researchers, policymakers, and other stakeholders interested in effective cyber awareness interventions and training, this study... More

    pp. 904-909

  13. Online Collaborative Learning in a Global World

    Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College and MOFET, Israel; David Gibson, Curtin University, Australia; Levy Dalit & Tami Seifert, Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel; Elaine Hoter, Talpiot College, Israel; Paul Resta, The University of Texas, United States

    In this symposium we will present case studies from different places in the world from the the book “collaborative learning in a global world”. This book is intended to survey the current state of ... More

    pp. 910-917

  14. Cross-cutting Themes from the Second International Handbook of Information Technology in Education: Implications for Information Technology in Teacher Education

    Joke Voogt, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands; Gerald Knezek & Rhonda Christensen, University of North Texas, United States; Kwok-Wing Lai, University of Otago, New Zealand

    The recently published Second International Handbook of Information Technology for Primary and Secondary education features contributions from the past decade concerning research on information... More

    pp. 918-920

  15. Schools in Transition: How Teacher Preparation Programs Prepare K-12 Teachers to Teach Online

    Sarah Bryans-Bongey & Kevin J. Graziano, Nevada State College, United States

    Online learning offers flexibility, expands instructional opportunities for students, and has become increasingly prevalent in schools across the United States (Watson, Murin, Vashaw, Gemin, & Rapp... More

    pp. 921-925

  16. Unpacking Network and Discourse of Educators in Professional Learning Communities

    Jemma Kwon & Kristen DeBruler, Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute, Michigan Virtual, United States

    This study explored the network and discourse of a group of educators, all of whose roles inhibited their participation in professional communities at either the school or district level after they... More

    pp. 926-936

  17. Illuminating Student Online Work and Research: Learning Analytics to Support the Development of Pre-Service Teacher Digital Pedagogy

    Kathleen Post, East Stroudsburg University, United States

    With increased access to technology in today’s classrooms, there is a growing need to understand how teachers use technology to support teaching and how students learn in 1:1 computing environments... More

    pp. 937-941

  18. Developing and Designing a New Innovative Approach for Teachers’ Professional Development in the UAE: Wamda Case Study

    Athra Sultan Alawani, Ministry of Education, United Arab Emirates; Abtar Drashan Singh, Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University, United Arab Emirates; Mohamed Ally, Athabasca University, Canada

    Mobile technology, advanced technologies and intelligent techniques have affected the mainstream society and have become part of individuals’ daily routine. These technologies can offer extremely... More

    pp. 942-948

  19. UX andInstructional Design Guidelines for M-Learning

    Anne-Marie Armstrong, Retired faculty, United States; Marija Franetovic, Lawrence Technical University, United States

    There is a need to look beyond using mobile devices for social interaction or messaging (although this is important) and to design instruction that is specific to their pedagogical potential and... More

    pp. 949-953

  20. Usability and Usage of a Citizen Science App by Teachers and Students

    Richard Bex, University of Florida, United States; Lisa Lundgren, North Carolina State University, United States; Kent Crippen, University of Florida, United States

    The purpose of this study was to test the usability of a new citizen science mobile App, specifically for paleontology. The App, which was collaboratively designed and developed based upon... More

    pp. 954-962