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SITE 2007--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 26, 2007


Roger Carlsen; Karen McFerrin; Jerry Price; Roberta Weber; Dee Anna Willis

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Number of papers: 702

  1. Impact of Teacher Intervention on Group Dynamics in an Online Learning Environment

    Lou Thompson & Dale Chisamore, University of Texas at Dallas, United States

    Abstract: Traditional classroom environments provide the teacher instant interaction with the class. In addition, the teacher is in a position to assess the impact of the interaction immediately... More

    pp. 507-511

  2. Second Language Teaching in Multi-cultural Settings: Using HyperMirror with Reflective Images

    Keiko Tsujioka & Takanori Maesako, Graduate School of Human Sciences, Osaka University, Japan; Osamu Morikawa, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Thechnology, Japan

    This paper will demonstrate a new technological device called HyperMirror, which provides the world with "What I See Is What You See" (WISIWYS) (Morikawa 2000) for language teaching. As a... More

    pp. 512-517

  3. A New Generation Online Program: Launching a Totally New Online Educational Leadership Master’s Degree

    Gary R Tucker, Lloyd Goldsmith & Donnie Snider, Abilene Christian University, United States

    In March of 2006, the Phi Delta Kappan did a special section on Educating Leaders for Tomorrow's Schools. The focus of this special section was that university-based educational leadership... More

    pp. 518-522

  4. New Opportunities for Learning: Using Macromedia Breeze in Online Teaching

    Jeremy Tutty & Barbara Schroeder, Boise State University, United States

    This session discusses the opportunities and challenges associated with establishing a vibrant, virtual community of learners in an online graduate program using Macromedia Breeze. The presenters... More

    pp. 523-525

  5. Demographic, Learning Style, and Attitude towards Technology Differences Between Online and Face-to-Face Students in an Introductory Level Special Education Course

    Tandra Tyler-Wood, Gerald Knezek & Rhonda Christensen, University of North Texas, United States

    On-line courses have become a standard delivery method for teacher education classes. Questions continue to surface as to the effectiveness of online service delivery models for training future... More

    pp. 526-529

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  6. Adjusting Learning Styles and Instructional Preferences for Online Courses

    Zafer Unal, usf st. petersburg, United States

    In online classes, most students are attracted by the convenience and flexibility of scheduling (Ryan 2001). However, the students' learning characteristics are unknown, making it difficult to... More

    pp. 530-538

  7. Using DyKnow to Enhance Interaction in an Internet Protocol Television Class

    Hong Wang, Lawrence Gould & Dorothy Fulton, Fort Hays State University, United States

    Interaction is important to effective learning. Moore (1989) defined three types of interaction: learn-content interaction, instructor-learner interaction, and learner-learner interaction. With the... More

    pp. 539-544

  8. Motivating Students’ Interaction in WebCT Learning Environment

    Shuyan Wang, The University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    This paper investigate students' communication and learning experiences in an online course through WebCT. The effectiveness of interaction and communication between and among students is very... More

    pp. 545-547

  9. Development of iPod Usable Contents for Teacher Education Program

    Yuki Watanabe & Kanji Akahori, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    This research aimed to investigate the current state of in-service training of teachers in Japan and support in-service teacher education with regards to classroom teaching techniques to be... More

    pp. 548-553

  10. Myth Busting: Do Students Really Cheat More on Internet Assessments?

    George Watson, James Sottile & Melinda Backus, Marshall University, United States

    Abstract: Cheating has become a hot button issue on college campuses. With the help of the Internet and related technologies students today have many more ways to be academically dishonest than... More

    pp. 554-557

  11. Higher Education Faculty and Students: Practical Design Implications from Global e-Learning Investigations

    Joanne G. Williams, ABD, University of Texas, Austin, United States; Yung-Wei Hao, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Kathy J. Schmidt & Paul E. Resta, University of Texas, Austin, United States

    Practical implications from research that explored the effects of online learning on higher education faculty and students will be presented. The research included both qualitative and quantitative... More

    pp. 558-565

  12. Relationship between Learning Consciousness and Performance in Blended and Online Learning with and without CMC-based Learner-Centered Communication

    Masanori Yamada, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; Yutaka Saito, Yoshiko Horiuchi, Toshihiko Gondo & Kinnya Tamaki, Research Institute, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

    This study compares four types of classes (Blended learning with and without learner-centered CMC, Online learning with and without learner-centered CMC). We then investigated the effect of each... More

    pp. 566-568

  13. The Effects of HDTV-based Lesson Study Systems in Preservice and Inservice Teacher Education

    Mitsunori Yatsuka, Yoshinori Higashibara & Masatsugu Murase, Shinshu University, Japan; Kazunori Sakaki, Realmedia Lab., Japan; Eiji Niwa & Naofumi Takahashi, Infinitec Co., Ltd., Japan

    College of Education at Shinshu University introduced new and easy-to-use HDTV (high definition TV)-based videoconference systems with support of the grant, "Good Practices on Teacher Preparation... More

    pp. 569-573

  14. Electronic Constructivism in Online Learning: Practical Guidelines and Replicable Examples

    Maureen Yoder, Lesley University, United States

    It is commonly known that online classes are convenient and flexible, but there are additional factors that contribute to an outstanding online learning environment. Based on a study of 300 online... More

    pp. 574-578

  15. Online Curriculum for Teacher Education

    Teresa Yohon, Colorado State University, United States; Bob Norton, The Ohio State University, United States

    Teacher shortages are prevalent across the United States. To meet the need for teachers, alternative licensing programs have been developed. These alternative licensing programs vary in length... More

    pp. 579-585

  16. An Examination of Teaching Presence in Relation to Learning Outcomes in Fully Online Undergraduate Courses

    Hong Zhan, Northern Arizona University, United States

    Abstract: This presentation describes an experimental study to explore the degree of teaching presence in relation to student learning outcomes in fully online undergraduate level courses. Student ... More

    pp. 586-589

  17. Spirited Away and Seeing Through Walls:

    Yayin Chan, University of Southern California, United States

    Non-linear creative process enhances the full development of each high school student, and the ways that cultures represent themselves tell us as much about their values and beliefs than any laws... More

    pp. 590-597

  18. A Creative Approach to Teaching Digital Video to Teacher Education Candidates through Personal Educational Philosophies

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

    The development of digital video has grown the past several years for both personal and educational use. The easy access to software and hardware for moviemaking has provided an opportunity for K... More

    pp. 598-603

  19. Digital Storytelling with Teachers: A Report on a First Attempt

    Thomas Drazdowski, King's College, United States

    This paper reports on an effort to train teachers to become digital storytellers. It shares some possible strategies and resources to use by those wishing to attempt such an effort, and discusses ... More

    pp. 604-606

  20. DIGITAL STORYTELLING: Engaging, Communicating, and Collaborating

    Sonia Gakhar & Ann Thompson, Iowa State University, United States

    In the 21st century, digital storytelling has become a popular multimedia tool in K-12 education. It has potential for making the teaching-learning process effective because it utilizes the age old... More

    pp. 607-612