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SITE 2015--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 02, 2015

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David Rutledge; David Slykhuis

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Number of papers: 630

  1. Designing Online Case-Based Discussions to Promote Students’ Instructional Design Skills

    Jesús Trespalacios & Jennifer Rand, Boise State University, United States

    The increasing popularity of online programs in higher education underscores a need to design better instructional environments to improve students’ learning. Fifteen students enrolled in an... More

    pp. 527-532

  2. Assessing Learner-Centered Learning: Learners’ Motivation, Learning Strategies and Critical Thinking Skills

    Hungwei Tseng & Teresa Gardner, Jacksonville State University, United States

    In the learner-centered learning environment, students can connect and engage with their peers and with the real world easily. However, there is a gap in the literature examining the relationships ... More

    pp. 533-537

  3. The importance of teamwork trust, social presence, and cognitive presence in an online collaborative learning environment

    Hungwei Tseng, Betty Morris & Yingqi Tang, Jacksonville State University, United States

    Collaborative learning is an effective learner-centered teaching strategy and pedagogical practice when a course is taught fully online. However, online instructors must pay more attentions on... More

    pp. 538-541

  4. A Comparison of Traditional vs. Competency-based Education Faculty Roles

    Jan Tucker, Angela Au & Patricia Neely, Higher Learning Institute, United States

    In response to the Department of Education’s invitation to colleges and universities to submit programs for federal aid that do not rely on seat time, colleges have rushed to create competency... More

    pp. 542-546

  5. Evaluating distance learning: Quality indicators from a learner's perspective

    Asimoula Valai, Denise Crawford & Kenneth Moore, Iowa State University, United States

    Higher education institutions have moved from offering selective online courses to providing complete online programs. To maximize the learning potential of distance learners quality indicators... More

    pp. 547-557

  6. Student preferences for consuming supplemental instructional material in CS0/CS1/CS2 courses

    Giovanni Vincenti, University of Baltimore, United States; Scott Hilberg, Towson University, United States; James Braman, Community College of Baltimore County, United States

    The concept of flipping the classroom is slowly gaining tractions at all levels of education. An ever-growing set of resources gives unprecedented access to Information Technology (IT), Computer... More

    pp. 558-566

  7. Student’s Perception of Course Quality: The Impact of Anxiety Associated with Online Participatory Activities

    James West, University of North Texas, United States

    Quality gets its meaning from the individual, their perspective and their experience. Quality has a different meaning for everyone (Harvey and Green, 1993). There are many elements impacting the... More

    pp. 567-571

  8. Equipping Teacher Candidates with Media Literacy Skills: Best Practices in Online Education Courses

    Amy Williamson & Deborah Banker, Angelo State University, United States

    This paper provides an overview of how to reach the millennial generation, primarily at the higher education level. However, it does address an audience of K­12 teachers, higher education faculty, ... More

    pp. 572-576

  9. From Tips of Icebergs to Depths of Inquiry: Ten Strategies for Deepening Online Dialogue

    Rebecca Zambrano & Karen Franker, Edgewood College, United States

    Online discussions do not have to be flat or shallow. Many faculty who teach online express frustration at the prevalence of brief perfunctory discussion posts that do not add insight, perspective ... More

    pp. 577-583

  10. Blurring the lines of delivery: Integrating distributed instructional modalities for adult learners – a review of best practices.

    Adrian Zappala, Peirce College, United States

    This Best Practices session will review key findings in the use of appropriate educational technology (videoconferencing, cloud computing, synchronous collaboration, and sharing) in developing and ... More

    p. 584

  11. Examining the Use of Embedded Assessment in Video Content

    Leanna Archambault, Annie Warren & Catharyn Crane, Arizona State University, United States

    This paper describes Sustainability Science for Teachers, a hybrid course at a major research-extensive university in the desert southwest that integrates the use of digital video to teach... More

    pp. 585-587

  12. Interactive Storytelling & Online Course Design

    Sally Baldwin & Yu-Hui Ching, Boise State University, United States

    Interactive storytelling is an innovative way to present information in a manner that involves learners by allowing them to connect with the content. Incorporating interactive storytelling into... More

    pp. 588-594

  13. Educational Uses of Digital Storytelling in K-12: Research Results of Digital Storytelling Contest (DISTCO) 2014

    Bulent Dogan, North American University, United States

    This paper describes the results of a research study concerning a Digital Storytelling Contest (DISTCO) held in 2014, the sixth such contest in a series of DISTCO projects. The DISTCO 2014 was open... More

    pp. 595-604

  14. Project Based Learning (PBL) with Digital Storytelling Approach: Research Results of Digital Storytelling Contest (DISTCO) PBL 2014

    Bulent Dogan, North American University, United States

    This paper highlights the research results of Digital Storytelling Contests (DISTCO) PBL 2014. Due to the lack of current research on the Project-Based-Learning (PBL) with Digital Storytelling... More

    pp. 605-613

  15. Using Embodied Conversational Agents to Teach Bullying Intervention in Schools

    Kinnis Gosha & Ifreke Okpokowuruk, Morehouse College, United States

    Studies have shown that bullying is a major challenge facing today’s school system. Related to bullying is bystander effect, a phenomenon which addresses the different factors involved in people... More

    pp. 614-621

  16. Testing Digital Story Methods in Developing Critical Thinking Skills

    Leroy Hamilton, Norfolk State University, United States; Larry Ferguson, Secondary Education and School LeadershipNorfolk State University, United States; Sasha Johnson, Norfolk State University, United States; Kyshawn Smith, Old Dominion University, United States

    This paper reports findings and offers implications from an evaluation of digital story methods in fostering critical thinking aptitude amongst junior and senior English students at an urban, mid... More

    pp. 622-626

  17. Telling Science Stories: the Evolution of Digital Storytelling and Science Communication

    Cheng Hsu, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Taiwan; Chia-pei Wu, I-Shou University, Taiwan

    Digital media and technologies are advanced rapidly and influencing science communication processes. For science communication media production, there are confrontations between science and... More

    pp. 627-631

  18. "Who am I?" - Multicultural Encounters through New-Media Enhanced Narratives

    Dalit Levy, Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology, and the Arts, Israel

    This brief paper presents an online introductory narrative assignment in the context of a qualitative research methods course, as part of the M.Ed. program within an Israeli college of education.... More

    pp. 632-635

  19. Using Children's Literature and Digital Storytelling to Engage Preservice Teachers in the Creative Writing Process

    Linda K. Lilienthal, University of Nebraska Kearney, United States; Daphney L. Curry, Midwestern State University, United States

    The purpose of this case study research was to explore an innovative way to teach creative writing using digital story creation. Preservice teachers enrolled in a language and literacy course used ... More

    pp. 636-638

  20. Creating Videos to Inspire Math and Science Discovery

    David Pratt, Purdue University North Central, United States

    This presentation shares the results of a grant that helps prepare teachers to develop their own videos to support real-world math and science learning. This work builds off of Dan Meyer’s TED... More

    pp. 639-641