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SITE 2001--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

2001

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Jerry Price; Dee Anna Willis; Niki Davis; Jerry Willis

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Number of papers: 759

  1. Distance Learning: An Examination of Perceived Effectiveness and Student Satisfaction in Higher Education

    Donna M. Gabrielle, The Florida State University, United States

    Distance learning is a tremendous issue due to paradigm shifts in pedagogy and business. Data was collected from eight Florida postsecondary institutions, then multiple regression and conditional ... More

    pp. 183-188

  2. Online Personal Learning in Teacher Preparation

    David Gibson, National Institute for Community Innovations, United States

    Work by the National Institute for Community Innovations (NICI at http://nici-mc2. org) is leading to new web-based tools for enhancing preservice education and supporting increase use of... More

    pp. 189-194

  3. Developing Standards of Quality for Online Courses

    Kendall Hartley, Terresa Gibney, Neal Strudler & David Heflich, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States

    This paper will report on the development of a "Standards of Quality" document for educational technology distance learning courses. This project resulted from a concern that the courses were... More

    pp. 195-196

  4. Reflections of Reality: Online Conversation in a Teacher Education Seminar

    David Heflich & LeAnn Putney, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States

    The use of seminars in teacher education have often been used to stimulate reflective thought and moral development among the participants. The use of online resources, listservs and electronic... More

    pp. 197-202

  5. HOW INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP EDUCATION DISTANCE LEARNING

    Hossein Jahankhani, Univ. of East London, United Kingdom

    The aim of this paper is to review how information technology i.e. computer based studies can help education particularly in distance learning. Although this review will concentrate on distance... More

    pp. 203-207

  6. Matching Distance Education With Cognitive Styles in Various Levels of Higher Education

    Steve Jenkins, Watler Buboltz, Lamar Wilkinson & Sonia Beatty, Louisiana Tech Univ., United States

    Technological advances in distance education have resulted in a myriad mediums available for educators to deliver course materials. As technology pervades higher education, educators should be... More

    pp. 208-212

  7. Is A Paradigm Shift Required To Effectively Teach Web Based Instruction?

    Michael G. Kadlubowski, Northern Illinois University, United States

    The hypothesis of this thesis is to present to the reader an argument as to whether existing educational paradigm's, philosophies, pedagogy, and practices require revision to effectively teach web ... More

    pp. 213-218

  8. Kaleidoscope of Designing, Administering and Teaching Distance Education Designing Web-based Education Program

    Sheila Kieran-Greenbush, Teachers College, Columbia Univ., United States; Elsie Szecsy, Concorida New York, United States; Victor Aluise, Scholastic.com, United States; Pamela Furline, Hempstead High School, United States

    A program of online courses has been designed by Thirteen/WNET to meet teacher needs relating to the effective use and integration of the Internet in the K-12 classroom. Courses in the program... More

    pp. 219-222

  9. Learning American Sign Language at a Distance

    Pamela I. Furline, Hempstead Public Schools, United States

    This paper reviews strategies to consider when designing and implementing a foreign language devoid of voice using distance learning and draws from the author's experience as an American Sign... More

    pp. 222-224

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  10. TEACHING WEB-BASED DISTANCE EDUCATION COURSES

    Sheila Kieran-Greenbush, Columbia University, United States

    This paper addresses the issues concerning teachers of web-based courses, drawing on the author's experience teaching graduate-level and professional development web-based courses. Teaching online ... More

    pp. 224-226

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  11. Exploiting and Evaluating A Web-Based Learning System Six Days and Seven Nights In The Basement

    Bob Bermant & John Knight, Univ. of Wisconsin, United States

    Discussion of the value of Web-Based Learning System (WBLS) takes place at two levels, the theoretical and the practical. The practical value of a WBLS depends on numerous factors including:... More

    pp. 227-228

  12. Are We There Yet? A Journey Through Distance Learning

    Jean Kueker, Jerrie Jackson & Scott Walker, Our Lady of the Lake U., United States

    Three years ago, the journey of utilizing a distance-learning format for offering coursework began with a low-tech instructional arrangement which we termed "two cans and a string". Technology has... More

    pp. 229-231

  13. Benefits and Problems of Asynchronous Online Electronic Mail Forums

    Kevin C. Lee, West Virginia Wesleyan College, United States

    The use of structured listserv assignments is an effective means of generating quality on-line discussions regarding selected readings for text-based courses. Observed benefits of the listservs... More

    pp. 232-233

  14. The Distance Teacher: The Ultimate Distance Learners

    Karen Lemone, WPI, United States

    Distance learners have been increasingly under the microscope as teaching technologies have enhanced to include web-based courses and universities. Predictors of student success have been... More

    pp. 234-239

  15. VIDEOCONFERENCING IN PRACTICUM OF EDUCATIONAL STUDIES.

    Jukka Mäki, University of Oulu, Finland

    This paper presents the use of ISDN-videoconferencing in practicum of teacher training at the University of Oulu in Finland. A special emphasis is given on music education explaining the problems... More

    pp. 240-244

  16. Desktop Video Conferencing: The Optimum Solution for Synchronous Distance Learning Ronald McBride

    Ron McBride, Frank Fuller & Robert Gillan, Northwestern State Univ., United States

    Technologies for teaching at a distance are expanding rapidly. Though web-based delivery, using the computer and Internet, has attracted substantial interest recently, other technologies, like... More

    pp. 245-250

  17. One Size Does Not Fit All: Designing Distance Education Support

    Eunice Merideth & Peggy Steinbronn, Drake Univ., United States

    The "One Size Fits All" label is a tantalizing one. It implies that whatever the garment, it is generous enough in intent and design to fit a large individual, yet it is structured so cleverly... More

    pp. 251-256

  18. Academic Staff Development Course for Coordinators of Distance Education. Russian Experience

    Marina Moisseeva, Russian Academy of Education; Victor Krivoschokov, Southern Ural State University

    Rapid development of the Internet-based distance courses at Russian universities brought out the problem of special in-service training of faculty members. The training should provide future... More

    pp. 257-262

  19. Distance Learning: Effective Strategies for the Information Highway

    Sara Olin Zimmerman & Melanie Greene, Appalachian State Univ., United States; John Tashner, Appalachian State University, United States

    This study was created to fill a void in the knowledge of instructor behaviors, effective instructional strategies, assessment measures and the overall effectiveness of learning in the distance... More

    pp. 263-267

  20. Teacher and Developer: A Compromise for the Creation of CSCL Applications

    Alejandra Martinez & Rocio Anguita, Universidad de Valladolid; César Osuna, Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara; Yannis Dimitriadis, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain

    In this paper we present a methodology that reduces the level of complexity when analyzing, designing and evaluating technology-based collaborative learning applications. Its main characteristics... More

    pp. 268-269