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

Mar 02, 2015


David Rutledge; David Slykhuis

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Number of papers: 630

  1. Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions of a Cross-Curricular Technology Practicum Utilizing Stop-Motion Animation

    Krista Ruggles & Kristen Apraiz, University of Florida, United States

    Facilitating preservice teachers’ development of the knowledge needed to successfully utilize technology in the elementary classroom, apply that knowledge to practical lesson design, and prepare... More

    pp. 642-644

  2. The Video Production Process as an Instructional Strategy and a Tool for Student Engagement: The Case of Education

    Mitchell Shuldman & Patricia Fontaine, University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States

    This brief paper presents an overview of the learning attached to the video production process, a discussion of engagement theory and the production process as underlying conceptual frameworks, a... More

    pp. 645-650

  3. Activity Theory and 2-POMME for Digital Storytelling

    Hitoshi Susono, Mie University, Japan; Katsuaki Suzuki, Shigeki Tsuzuku & Yoshiko Goda, Kumamoto University, Japan

    Vygotskian activity theory can be applied to digital storytelling, since digital storytelling (DST) is based on constructivism. In the activity theory triangle, “subject” is a learner, and “object”... More

    pp. 651-655

  4. Digital Citizenship: Providing Context

    J. Michael Blocher, Shadow Armfield, Elizabeth Moore & Laura Sujo-Montes, Northern Arizona University, United States

    This paper will provide details of the redesign of a digital citizenship unit for pre-service teachers to better support students gaining a global perspective and foundation of digital equity which... More

    pp. 656-660

  5. Using Online Case Studies to Contextualize Diversity Issues: Analysis of Student Responses to Case Studies

    Yasar Bodur, Georgia Southern University, United States; Zafer Unal, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, United States; Aslihan Unal, Georgia Southern University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to describe the use of online case studies housed on in a multicultural education course and present the patterns found in student responses to... More

    pp. 661-666

  6. Does Making ICT Accessible to K-12 Students Eliminate the Digital Divide – A Social Capital Perspective and FATIH Project Case in Turkey

    Demet Cengiz, Ministry Of Education, Turkey; Osman Coskunoglu, METU, Turkey

    The purpose of this study is twofold: (1) A comprehensive review of the research on the different forms and sources of digital divide in order to understand implications for the use of digital... More

    pp. 667-670

  7. “Pushing limits” on-line Academic Integrity, Student Engagement and Quality Learning

    Elaine Correa, Medaille College, United States

    As students become increasingly more technologically skilled, concerns for maintaining high academic standards on-line continually challenge practitioners of web-based teaching environments. ... More

    pp. 671-673

  8. Inequalities in Online Education

    Alice Lai, State University of New York - Empire State College, United States

    The rapid advancement of learning technologies has brought a myriad of research on the implications of the technology on online postsecondary education. Researchers are particularly concerned about... More

    pp. 674-681

  9. Fostering language education in Arabic via digital environment- educational and didactic aspects

    Baha Makhoul, CET- The Center for Educational TechnologyOranim Academic College, Israel

    With the increased reliance on educational technology, it is crucial to explore its contribution in promoting literacy, how can it support printed material, and how can it be utilized in assisting ... More

    pp. 682-692

  10. Gender Effect on Student Teachers’ Attitudes toward Peer Feedback in a Wiki Learning Environment

    Yehuda Peled, Western Galilee College, Israel; Rakefet Sharon, Ohalo College, Israel

    The focus of this research is pre-teachers’ attitudes toward peer feedback in a wiki learning environment and its relation to their self-esteem. Results indicate that women find it harder to give... More

    pp. 693-700

  11. Addressing Educational Equity: A Service-Learning Project for Pre-Service School Counselors

    Gerra W. Perkins, Nelda Wellman, Wendell Wellman & Erik Braun, Northwestern State University, United States

    This paper summarizes a service-learning project completed by pre-service school counseling students at Northwestern State University. The focus was on promoting equity and educational access for... More

    pp. 701-705

  12. One-to-One Pilots: A Comparison of Two School Districts

    Rachel Vannatta Reinhart, Toni Sondergeld, Jennifer Theis & Savilla Banister, Bowling Green State University, United States

    This study examines the 1:1 pilot initiatives of two districts (one suburban, one urban) through the framework of the International Society for Technology in Education’s (ISTE, 2014) Essential... More

    pp. 706-711

  13. Use of Multimedia Technology: Addressing the Needs of K-12 At-risk Students

    Joseph Riddle, University of North Texas, United States

    Abstract: Through a review of existing literature this study seeks to increase the understanding of the needs of at-risk students enrolled in the K-12 public education system. Specifically this... More

    pp. 712-715

  14. Gender Equity and Technology: Issues and Recommendations

    Stephen Rodriguez, Texas A&M University--Corpus Christi, United States

    This discussion addresses equity issues regarding access to technology and to career and educational opportunities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The author reviews... More

    pp. 716-722

  15. Digital Divide: Will Mobile Technology Lead the Change?

    Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College of Education and Mofet, Israel; Ferial Khaddage, Deakin University, Australia; Melda Yildiz, Kean University, United States; Adalheidur Reed, UNT, United States; Asmaa N. Ganayem, Al Qasemi college of education, Israel

    In this panel, we redefine the "digital divide” from a global point of view. We bring examples from K-12 and higher education institutions highlighting Turkey, Israel, Iceland and Australia. This... More

    pp. 723-726

  16. Online Collaborative Teaching and Learning in a multicultural environment

    Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College of Education and Mofet, Israel; Eleanor Adika, The David Yellin Academic College of Education, Israel; Manal Yazbak, Sakhnin College, Israel; Dina Abied, Alqasimi College, Israel; Naim Najami, The Academic Arab College for Education, Israel; Elaine Hoter, Ohalo College, Israel; Asmaa N. Ganayem, Al Qasemi college of education, Israel

    In this panel we will explore diverse view points of Israeli instructors from different teaching colleges, cultures and disciplines. Arabs and Jewish instructors, religious and none religious... More

    pp. 727-731

  17. Utilizing the Retain Model to Evaluate Mobile Learning Applications

    Laurie O. Campbell & Glenda Gunter, University of Central Florida, United States; Junia Braga, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, Brazil

    The RETAIN model is a game design and evaluation model for serious games. With the increasing use of tablets and smartphones there has been growth in serious games for mobile devices. Using the... More

    pp. 732-736

  18. From Games Played by Secondary Students to a Gamification Framework

    Ana A. Carvalho, University of Coimbra, Portugal; Nelson Zagalo, University of Minho, Portugal; Ines Araujo, University of Coimbra, Portugal

    Playing video games is attractive for most students. Most of them have mobile devices and play mobile games anywhere and anytime. In this paper we report the most played digital games by Portuguese... More

    pp. 737-744

  19. Perception, Equity and Accessibility: Comparing Student and Professional Perspectives on Game Development Courses

    Lisa Castaneda & Thomas Swanson, foundry10, United States

    With the games industry now rivaling the size of Hollywood, students are increasingly setting their career-sights on jobs making games. The professional and cultural relevance of video games are... More

    pp. 745-750

  20. Cognitive Complexity Levels of English Learning in a Virtual Learning Environment

    Yu-Li Chen, Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    The educational potential of virtual worlds has been recognized by educators for potential pedagogical opportunities and as an alternative immersive learning space for students. The alignment of... More

    pp. 751-753