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Texas A&M Unversity Corpus Christi
ISTE Ed and TETC Crosswalk Dance: Collaborative faculty development using ISTE educator standards with teacher educator technology competencies
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2020 (Apr 07, 2020) pp. 422–435
Faculty integration of the technology standards and competencies remains a challenge in higher education. Communities of Inquiry (Kozan, 2016) is one way to help faculty build self-efficacy through experiences with technology, application, and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2577–2579
Ubiquitous computing, although becoming more prevalent, still has shown little research in specific learning environment design guide development. Online services and free tools are rapidly growing in all sectors of society. A Ubiquitous Learning...
CLIC: Collaborative Lives In Context cross-course curricular project-based learning with service outlet and global connections
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 295–297
Project-based, service, and global learning are all familiar terms. A cross-course collaborative combines all three into Collaborative Lives In Context (CLIC). Major learning outcomes from each course are blended together in graduate students'...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1075–1079
Abstract: Digital Storytelling has and will continue to evolve as current and emerging digital social network tools contribute towards redefining our society’s communication styles and patterns. This review takes a look at current digital...
STaR Journeys through RIMS: Service, teaching, and research through reciprocity in mentoring and sustainability
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2020 (Apr 07, 2020) pp. 164–167
This framework addresses flexible education needs through formal and informal learning environment opportunities, using digital media and storytelling. A blend of five different frameworks guides a professional, collaborative planning process. The...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) p. 831
How can we efficiently design graduate students’ major course learning outcomes into a project-based learning environment? How can we have graduate students collectively contribute their cross-collaborative student learning outcomes in an efficient...
Augmented Reality Guided Video Tours for Greater Social to Cognitive Learner Engagement in Communities of Inquiry
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 155–158
Asynchronous and synchronous social presence can build greater cognitive presence when informally interacting with content, if carefully planned with appropriate strategies. Multiple strategies for use of such augmented reality incorporating...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 923–925
Abstract: This review takes a look at current instructional design strategies displayed through VoiceThread creations. Summative reviews and the incorporation of Bloom’s Taxonomy with Gardener’s Multiple Intelligences provided a base for the...
Multifaceted Hero Storytelling for Appreciative Inquiry and Social Emotional Learning through Design Thinking in Informal Learning Environments
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 335–341
This paper presents multiple theoretical frameworks to better facilitate emergent Hero Journey Stories focusing upon Social Emotional Learning (SEL) constructs with Design Thinking or Journey Maps in an informal learning environment through an...
Preservice teachers' perceptions of their values and expectations regarding technology-integrated experiences in a secondary methods course
Preservice@teachers' perceptions of their values and expectations regarding technology@-integrated experiences in a secondary methods course (2001) pp. 1–197
This qualitative study explored secondary level preservice teachers' expectancies and values related to technology-integrated experiences (TIEs) in their preservice education training. This study was important in order for the preservice teachers to ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 159–165
Social presence can build greater cognitive presence within online courses when carefully planned with appropriate strategies. Multiple synchronous and asynchronous webconferencing strategies are still emerging in the today?s field of online...
Exploring Motivational Factors in Technology Standards Integration with a Preservice Educator: An Action Research Inquiry
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2000 (April 2000)
This study explored a preservice teacher educator's goals with technology in her teaching methods class at Southern Teachers University (Texas) regarding state and national teacher preparation technology mandates and possible motivational factors...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 8, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 102–110
The authors examine the Microburst Framework and the literature on Cloud and Mobile Computing with a focus on the educators’ thinking processes and the power of the constructivist learning environment interactions. The Microburst Framework is...
Research in Higher Education Journal Vol. 23 (April 2014)
An inquiry-based, cross-course, collaborative structure is being implemented toward a graduate program's goals of using project-based learning as a consistent, core learning experience in each course cycle. This paper focuses upon the course...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 612–615
This best practice regards a desire to increase learner engagement through the use of a course journey storytelling protocol. A communities of inquiry theoretical framework guides the protocol that is used as a web conferencing strategy. The course...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3292–3293
Abstract. This paper reports on initiatives to restructure preservice teachers' experiences to support the integration of technology through creative samples of basic, integrated technology applications. Methods courses need to integrate technology...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1471–1473
This poster presentation will present one interdepartmental collaborative effort in developing and implementing a technology integration experience for teacher education students in special education and educational technology courses. This...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4327–4329
If colleges of education are going to successfully prepare teacher candidates to meet NETS-T standards (Kelly, 2002), then teacher education programs must devise various strategies to integrate technology in meaningful ways. Professorial and student ...
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas Vol. 80, No. 2 (2006) pp. 86–88
Three professors engaged in writing centers, educational technology, and service learning at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi collaborated with two technical writing teachers in a rural high school to establish a multimedia writing center and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2022 (Apr 11, 2022) pp. 126–130
Hero Storytelling multi-disciplinary collaborations are greatly enhanced with carefully planned formative assessments. This applies to both students in K12 and higher education. The focus of this round table discussion is to present base hero...
Students' Perceptions of the Laptop Program: What Factors Should be Considered Before Implementing the Program?
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 2, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 53–61
Due to a rapid increase in the usage of information technology, several companies are demanding that graduates have more than just the basic computer skills when they graduate. This has prompted many universities to initiate a campus laptop program...
Investigating Students' Perceptions on Laptop Initiative in Higher Education: An Extension of the Technology Acceptance Model
Campus-Wide Information Systems Vol. 23, No. 5 (2006) pp. 336–349
Purpose: This study aims to examine students' perceptions and their acceptance towards implementing a laptop program. Design/methodology/approach: Extensive research has been carried out on the technology acceptance model (TAM) to better understand...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 9, No. 3 (2006) pp. 112–121
This study examined university students' perceptions about a required laptop program. For higher education, providing experiences with computer tools tends to be one of the prerequisites to professional success because employers value extensive...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 338–340
This paper explores articles published from research related to social presence in hybrid and online course development. Parameters and tools within the BlackBoard 9 environment are taken into consideration. A table of synthesized findings as...
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 19, No. 1 (March 2014) pp. 239–249
Educators are seeing rapid developments in online instruction with regard to not only available technologies, but also in design and teaching practices. Developing and maintaining social presence in an online environment is paramount to the success...
IDEA Lightning Rounds: Professional Development in Instructional Delivery, Engagement, and Assessment (IDEA)
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2022 (Apr 11, 2022) pp. 410–414
Faculty members in higher education and K-12 education are continually in need of refreshing Instructional Delivery, Engagement, and Assessment (IDEA) ideas to enhance learner engagement with content and social interaction. The IDEA Lightning Rounds ...