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

2001

Editors

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

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Number of papers: 759

  1. Web-based Instruction: What should we know?

    James E. Yao, Texas A&M University-Commerce, United States; John R Ouyang, Kennesaw State University, United States

    Web-based instruction is the latest development of distance education, which has become an extremely important part of instructional technology. Web-based instruction has commonly adopted by... More

    pp. 270-274

  2. Supporting and Evaluating Distance Learning Students' use of an Electronic Discussion Board

    Richard Pountney & Alice Oxholm, Sheffield Hallam Univ., United Kingdom

    This paper deals with the introduction of an electronic discussion board into a paper-based distance learning phase of a post-graduate diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other languages (... More

    pp. 275-276

  3. Access for All: Developing an Online Course about Online Courses

    Loye Romereim-Holmes & Denise Peterson, South Dakota State Univ., United States

    This paper is a report on the results of an online course that focused on online material development that can be used by a diversity of learners. The main focus of the course was on ... More

    pp. 277-281

  4. Distance Education: An Ultimate Subject for Teachers and Students

    Osama Shata & Mahmoud Abaza, Athabasca Univ., Canada

    In this paper, we use the term "distance education" to refer to the situation where computer-mediated technology is used as the main delivering media of courses of study, and where the teacher and ... More

    pp. 282-288

  5. Managing the Dark Side of Online Courses While Enlightening Your Online Students

    Judith Smith, CertiLearn, Inc., United States

    For every online distance education program launched, there have been five online distance education programs that have either failed outright, or have been deemed unprofitable, because they were... More

    pp. 289-290

  6. Reflections of K-12 Teachers on Graduate Education via Distance Learning

    Bill Stinson & Mark Stanbrough, Emporia State University, United States

    This presentation will describe a recently NCA approved online delivery of a graduate teacher education that has been developed to accommodate the needs and interests of K-12 teachers in the field... More

    pp. 291-293

  7. From “Inches” to “Miles”: Web-Enhanced Instruction Using WebCT (Version 3.1)

    Ingrid Thompson-Sellers, Georgia Perimeter College, United States

    This paper is a report based on the design, pilot study and teaching of on-line courses, using the WebCT program as a method of course instruction and delivery. The courses involved in the study ... More

    pp. 294-297

  8. Real Concerns on Distance Education When Distance is a Reality

    Leo Wells, Camel Research Associates, United States

    The study from which this report was derived explored concerns of school change facilitators (superintendents, principals, and technology coordinators) as they implemented new curricular... More

    pp. 298-303

  9. Does Distance Education Resolve The Current Problems of Education?

    Ya-Ting Carolyn Yang & Timothy J. Newby, Purdue University, United States

    Distance education has come of age. Its foundations have become firmer, its applications have grown in number and variety, and its influence has become more visible and more substantive. Yet, one... More

    pp. 304-309

  10. DIVERSITY AND INTERNATIONAL

    Madeline Justice, Texas A&M University-Commerce, United States

    This year's overriding theme for this section is making connections through technology. Technology is connecting teachers to students from universities to public schools, urban areas to farm... More

    pp. 310-311

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  11. USING TECHNOLOGY TO SUPPORT TEACHING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE IN A PRESERVICE PROGRAM

    Barbara Beyerbach & Pat Russo, SUNY Oswego, United States

    This article describes how we have attempted to use technology to support teaching for social justice in an educational foundations and in an elementary methods course in our teacher education ... More

    pp. 312-316

  12. Integrating Technology into a Teacher Education Diversity Course

    Ramona Maile Cutri, Brigham Young University, United States

    This paper presents initial insights gained from integrating technology into a required multicultural education course. Students were required to include sources from the Internet in an assignment ... More

    pp. 317-318

  13. Is Anybody Listening? Inherent but Typically Ignored Problems in Distance Learning

    Paula Furr & Ron McBride, Northwestern State Univ., United States

    Desktop Video Conferencing (DVC) is one of newest evolutions indelivering distance learning courses. This paper reports on findings of an ethnographic study conducted in spring 2000 at a mid... More

    pp. 319-322

  14. Integrating Human Impact into a Web-based Multicultural Course for Teacher Education

    Viola Garcia & Linlin Irene Chen, Univ. of Houston Downtown, United States

    Social Sciences-Education, SOSE 3306 Culture of the Urban School, is a prerequisite introductory course required of all students in the teacher preparation program at the Department of Urban... More

    pp. 323-327

  15. Developing Intercultural Understanding Via the Internet: Canadian Student Teachers and English Students in China Study World Literature Together

    Jim Greenlaw, St. Francis Xavier Univ., Canada

    In this project English students at a Chinese university and Secondary English Education student teachers at a Canadian University used e-mail to discuss with each other their interpretations of... More

    pp. 328-333

  16. Using Internet Technology to Facilitate Anonymous Communication in World Wide Web Delivered Multiculturalism in Education Courseware

    James G. Izat, Terry Hargrave, Robert D. Brammer & Gwen Williams, West Texas A&M Univ., United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on a graduate level multiculturalism in education course. Data collected from a world wide web based anonymous comments submission... More

    pp. 334-339

  17. Diversity through Co-Operation: Creating and Delivering Content in In-service Teacher Education

    Monica Johannesen & Leikny Øgrim, Oslo University College, Norway

    This paper describes some Norwegian experiences from the Co-operation Network project in teacher education. Through the network, students in the study programme "ICT for Teachers", are offered a ... More

    pp. 340-345

  18. "WorldGate:" An Attempt to Close the Digital Divide

    Richard Knecht, The Univ. of Toledo, United States

    WorldGate offers the consumer a low-cost, simple-to-use means of connecting to the Internet, and sending and receiving email, without a PC or telephone line. All that WorldGate requires is a TV set... More

    pp. 346-348

  19. Technology and Social Change: Perceptions of Culturally Diverse University Students

    Edmundo F. Litton & Shane P. Martin, Loyola Marymount Univ., United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a pilot study addressing the perceptions of culturally diverse university students and computer technology. A survey instrument was generated to assess... More

    pp. 349-353

  20. IDENTIFYING SCHOOL CONDITIONS AND TEACHER PRACTICES THAT HAVE PROVEN EFFECTIVE IN INCREASING MATHEMATICS AND READING ACHIEVEMENT FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS AND STUDENTS IN SCHOOLS WITH SUBSTANTIAL MINORITY STUDENT POPULATIONS.

    Michael McFrazier, Prairie View A&M Univ., United States; Danita Bailey, Texas A&M Univ., United States

    Reading, Writing and Arithmetic finding ways to make them stick! The focus of this research was to identify those conditions and teacher practices that have been proven effective in increasing... More

    pp. 354-359