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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. Linking Science and Technology to Personal Experience with Hurricane Katrina

    Linda Haynes, University of West Georgia, United States; Brenda Litchfield, John Dempsey, Monica Hunter, Hans Gray, Laura Gray & Vaughn Millner, University of South Alabama, United States

    During a high school/university collaboration, students learned several science and information technology topics related to hurricanes and produced a multimedia documentary of personal experiences... More

    pp. 613-620

  2. Digital Storytelling for Students with Learning Disabilities

    Maria Kaylor, The University of Texas at San Antonio, United States

    With the continued merging of instruction in K-12 schools and technology, new innovations are common. One such innovation is digital storytelling. Digital storytelling combines oral and/or written ... More

    pp. 621-623

  3. The Tapestry Project: Digital Stories at the United Nations Global Youth Leadership Summit

    Elizabeth Langran, Fairfield University, United States; Dennis Pipes, University of Virginia, United States

    Digital storytelling provides a powerful means for communicating a message. As part of the first United Nations Global Youth Leadership Summit, the Tapestry Project is allowing young men and women ... More

    pp. 624-627

  4. Clay Animation and Multimodal Storytelling

    Margaret Leahy, St Patrick's College of Education,, Ireland

    This paper a study in a disadvantaged primary school classroom, which was conducted to explore the use of clayanimation as a teaching and learning tool to engage children in the narrative writing... More

    pp. 628-633

  5. Digital storytelling: Empowering prospective teachers’ voices as future educators

    Pamela Morehead, Oakland University, United States; Barbara LaBeau, Grand Valley State University, United States; Ledong Li, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, United States

    Prospective teachers, for many reasons, have produced portfolios in various forms. Traditionally, portfolios reflected reactions to prescribed standards instituted by outside agencies. This... More

    pp. 634-635

  6. iMovie Field Experience in an Early Childhood Pedagogical Laboratory

    Louise Prejean, Mary Jane Ford, Douglas Williams & Yuxin Ma, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States

    Teacher education candidates enrolled in the "Technology in the Classroom" course apply facilitation strategies in a pedagogical lab as they teach a language arts iMovie unit. The movie making... More

    pp. 636-642

  7. The Convergence of Digital Storytelling and Popular Culture in Graduate Education

    Bernard Robin, University of Houston, United States

    Digital Storytelling is being used in a variety of ways in the University of Houston's College of Education. This article provides and overview of an innovative approach that two instructors... More

    pp. 643-650

  8. Proposing Innovative Solutions to Student Issues in a Graduate Level Digital Storytelling Course

    Anne Rudnicki, University of Houston, United States

    This past fall 2006 two courses which were linked together, were given for graduate and undergraduate students in the College of Education at the University of Houston. The courses were ... More

    pp. 651-652

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  9. Creating Digital and Analog Storytelling for Collaborative Learning

    Hitoshi Susono & Tsutomu Shimomura, Mie University, Japan; Kijun Oda, Kogakkan University, Japan; Eri Ono, Northern Arizona University, Japan; Yoshimasa Kuratani, Koshika Elementary School, Japan

    About 25 years ago we developed "Gakushu(Learning) Kami-shibai(storytelling performance with picture cards) Method " and " Video Close-up System (ViCS)" for the students to create stories. In... More

    pp. 653-657

  10. Development of E-Learning Contents for Environmental Education using an Inquiry Based Storytelling Mode

    Young-Sun Yang, Kwandong University, Korea (South)

    E-Learning has been prevailed into many areas and environmental education has been recognized as an important field to be educated and informed to the public, however not many contents were found... More

    pp. 658-662

  11. Digital Storytelling Across Cultures and Throughout History: From Awareness to Action in Teacher Education

    Melda Yildiz, William Paterson University, United States

    Teacher candidates deconstructed and assessed the national and local social studies curriculum and standards; interviewed k-12 educators; and documented their stories in order to articulate the... More

    pp. 663-671

  12. Violence and Technology

    David David, Morristown Central School, United States

    Abstract: In the twenty-first century our country has become flooded with new and improved technology. Our children have been the most susceptible to the new technology and are engaged with... More

    pp. 672-674

  13. Using Technology to Monitor Step Count Patterns of Youth

    Tyler Johnson & Janel White-Taylor, Arizona State University, United States

    Regular physical activity participation leads to health benefits. Choosing to be physically active on a regular basis (i.e., daily) is a defense against a number of diseases like heart disease,... More

    p. 675

  14. Predators in the Electronic Playground: Prevention of Online Crimes against Youth

    Rosemary Skeele, Seton Hall University, United States; John Collins, New Jersey City University, United States

    Sexual predators approach 1 in 5 minors online every year. A recent phenomenon, social networking through Websites like MySpace, has created serious problems. Youth post an assortment of facts,... More

    pp. 676-684

  15. Inclusive Thematic Activities that Emphasize Diversity for Integration into Methods Classes

    Cindy Anderson, Roosevelt University, United States; Kevin Anderson, Oak Park, Illinois Elementary District 97, United States

    One method for integrating technology into teacher education methods courses is through the use of model lessons, designed to serve as examples of effective ways for integrating technology. This... More

    pp. 685-686

  16. Tech Connections: A Model for PD Impacting the Digital Divide

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

    The term "digital divide" has been used for years to describe the disparities that exist between those living in poverty and the more affluent populations in regards to access and use of computer... More

    pp. 687-693

  17. An Assessment of Preservice Teachers’ Multicultural Perspectives and Technology

    Audrey Bowser-Brown, Arkansas State University, United States

    Multicultural education and technology together can offer a number of challenges and possibilities for teacher education. Although U.S. classrooms are faced with the changing demographics towards a... More

    pp. 694-697

  18. Meeting Needs of Refugee Children and Preservice Teachers through Educational Technology

    Cathy Cavanaugh & Elinor Scheirer, University of North Florida, United States

    As the population of a school or community diversifies, public school teachers must be prepared to work with children from a wider range of backgrounds. A pilot program was conceived to bring... More

    pp. 698-705

  19. Using Culturally Responsive Teaching to Spark Students’ Imagination and Greater Learning Through Technology

    Shirley Davis, Clare Banks & Tracey Wheeler, Dixie State College of Utah, United States

    How do we create learning opportunities to spark the imagination, and ultimately move them toward greater learning? The answer lies in one of the greatest tools ever invented; Technology. It can... More

    pp. 706-708

  20. Do Perceptions of College Students from one Liberal Arts College on Long Island vary according to Gender or Family Income Regarding Self-Perceptions of Their Technology Preparedness in High School?

    Nicholas Dyno, Craig Unkenholz, Barbara Williams, Brian Brachio & Elsa-Sofia Morote, Dowling College, United States

    pp. 709-714