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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. Introduction to Engineering and Computer Science in Teacher Education: Hour of Code Project

    Melda Yildiz, Kean University, United States; Kristine Scharaldi, Unite to Educate, United States

    The paper focuses on (a) conducting participatory action research (PAR) with teacher candidates who explore the Universal Design for Learning model integrating introduction to engineering and... More

    pp. 857-865

  2. Teacher Technological Transformation in a Summer Institute: A University -- School District Partnership

    Holly Atkins, Alexandra Kanellis & Nancy Ryan, Saint Leo University, United States

    Abstract: The process of becoming a digital educator is complex and involves four critical elements: Time, Tools, Training, and Teamwork. These four elements laid the foundation for a successful... More

    pp. 866-870

  3. Effects of Multimedia Video in Learning Human Anatomy

    AZ Bashet & Claire Kirchhoff, UNT Health Science Center, United States; Adriana D'Alba, University of North Texas, United States

    One of the major problems in health science education is to understand, comprehend, analyze, apply, and evaluate complex concepts of basic biological sciences such as histology, physiology, anatomy... More

    pp. 871-876

  4. A Model for Faculty Development that Promotes Quality

    Sharon Borowicz, Benedictine University, United States

    The purpose of this preliminary study is to propose a model for faculty development that promotes quality for adjunct faculty. Colleges and universities demonstrate a growing reliance on adjunct... More

    pp. 877-882

  5. Utilizing Course Shells to Improve Online Courses

    Kristen Carlson, St. Cloud State University, United States

    The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate a consistent and effectively designed LMS course shell. The use of a quality course shell provides benefits for both the learner and the faculty... More

    pp. 883-889

  6. Effective K-12 Online Course Design & Technology

    Christopher Carnahan, Ph.D., Doctoral Program Coordinator, New Jersey City University, United States

    As online K-12 education grows there is a need for a research based approach to designing effective online content. This presentation will focus on how to create programs and courses that address ... More

    pp. 890-895

  7. Facilitating Faculty Success in the Online Learning Environment

    Nancy Chapko, Wisconsin Technical Colleges, United States; Margaret Hunter, Gateway Technical College, United States

    More and more, learners are choosing online courses. Adult online enrollments, as a percent of total enrollment, continue to grow, and the proportion of all students taking at least one online... More

    pp. 896-899

  8. Attitudes towards IT and use of LMS in Teacher Education: A Swedish case study

    Karin Ekman, Chalmers university of technology, Sweden; Johan Lundin, University of Gothenburg, Sweden; Lars Svensson, University West, Sweden

    In this paper we explore the relation between attitude and use of a university-wide Learning Management System (LMS) among faculty members engaged in teacher education at a large Swedish University... More

    pp. 900-906

  9. Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK): Revision and Rethinking

    Petra Fisser, National Institute for Curriculum Development, Netherlands; Joshua Rosenberg, Michigan State University, United States; Jolene Teske, University of Northern Iowa, United States; Matthew Koehler & Punya Mishra, Michigan State University, United States; Joke Voogt, University of Amsterdam & Windesheim University, Netherlands; Jo Tondeur & Johan van Braak, University of Ghent, Belgium; Judi Harris, College of William & Mary, United States; Charoula Angeli, University of Cyprus, Cyprus; Nicos Valanides, Frederick University, Cyprus; Andri Christodoulou, University of Cyprus, Cyprus; Karin Forssell, Stanford University, United States; Leanna Archambault, Arizona State University, United States; Vicky Smart & Glenn Finger, Griffith University, United States; Denise Schmidt-Crawford, Shu-ju Diana Tai & Wei Wang, Iowa State University, United States; Mary Herring, University of Northern Iowa, United States

    The Handbook of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPCK) for Educators was critical to the development of the field of educational technology research and practice, but much has changed... More

    pp. 907-911

  10. Shifting the Instructional Paradigms of Veteran High School Teachers to Embrace Digital Tools for Instructional Practice

    Donna Fong, Deweyville ISD, United States; Kaye Shelton & Diane Mason, Lamar University, United States

    The purpose of this phenomenological inquiry was to investigate the lived experiences of high school veteran teachers who transformed their teaching methods from traditional 20th century... More

    pp. 912-919

  11. Investigating a Flipped Professional Learning Approach for Helping High School Teachers Effectively Integrate Technology

    Julia Fuller, Kennesaw State University, United States

    The literature on the Flipped Learning model acknowledges the positive impact on student learning in K-12 and higher education, as well as individuals in business environments (Yarbro, Arfstrom,... More

    pp. 920-924

  12. A Preservice Secondary Education Technology Course: Design Decisions And Students’ Learning Experiences

    Dawn Hathaway & Priscilla Norton, George Mason University, United States

    Asked to design a technology education course, the researchers designed a course that focused on the interaction of technology and disciplinary teaching, not on technology skills. Adopting a design... More

    pp. 925-933

  13. Scaffolding to Improve Writing Skills in Computer Science Literacy Course

    Wu He, Harris Wu, Li Xu & Kurt Maly, Old Dominion University, United States

    Writing has been recognized as an important skill in the technology field. This paper reports a study that uses a scaffolding approach to improve student writing skills in a computer science... More

    pp. 934-937

  14. Perspectives on a Faculty-in-Residence Program: A School-University Partnership to Increase Teacher Use of Digital Media for Learning

    Danielle Herro & Lorraine Jacques, Clemson University, United States

    This paper discusses the experiences of a researcher and teacher educator (RTE) participating in a faculty-in-residence program in a newly opened STEAM middle school in the south. The goal of the... More

    pp. 938-943

  15. Teacher Self-Efficacy: A Qualitative Study of the Effects of Practice on Graduate Student Instructor Beliefs

    Andrew Jackson & Nathan Mentzer, Purdue University, United States

    Teacher education programs seek to strengthen pre-service educator pedagogical knowledge but also serve to grow future educator self-efficacy beliefs. Self-efficacy beliefs are influential on... More

    pp. 944-949

  16. Higher Education Student-Faculty Reversed-Role Technology Coaching Process

    Nur Hidayah Kamal Azhar, Universiti Sains Malaysia, United States

    This study focuses on the step-by-step processes involved in a one-on-one student-faculty coaching activity between faculty members and graduate students at a Midwestern Higher Institution. Unlike ... More

    pp. 950-955

  17. Agile PD: Innovative Approaches to Professional Development

    Jacqueline Kaminski Mumford, Walsh University, United States; Angela Smith, Kim Nidy & Michael Coppa, North Canton City Schools, United States; Laci Fiala, Walsh University, United States

    This paper addresses a unique design for faculty professional development in a PK-20 (public school and university) collaborative professional development initiative based on AGILE development... More

    pp. 956-961

  18. Faculty Engagement Strategies: Sharing findings and discussing challenges

    Jacob E. Larsen & Jim Twetten, Iowa State University, United States

    This paper reports on some of the findings of an ongoing project to collect and disseminate data on the perceived effectiveness of various strategies to engage university faculty in the adoption of... More

    pp. 962-967

  19. A Strategic Partnership to Understand the Ecosystem, Adaptability and Transfer of Digital Skills - a Focus on the Educational System

    Manon LeBlanc, Universite de Moncton, Canada; Michel T. Léger, Jeanne Godin, Viktor Freiman & Xavier Robichaud, Université de Moncton, Canada; François Larose, Université de Sherbrooke, Canada; Roman Chukalovskyy, Université de Moncton, Canada; Yves Bourgeois, University of New Brunswick, Canada

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study on the development of digital skills. Discourse analysis techniques were used to examine the resulting transcript of interviews with experts in... More

    pp. 968-973

  20. Understanding community of practice and innoversity drivers: Mediating effect of self-efficacy

    Shinyi Lin, National Taichung University of Education, Taiwan; Shueh-Fen Chen, Ching Kuo Institute of Management & Health, Taiwan

    In the context of thesis writing in management education, the purpose is to present community of practice (CoP), as a form of knowledge management network (KMN), and to understand its consequences.... More

    p. 974