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SITE 1997--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference



Jerry Willis; Jerry D. Price; Sara McNeil; Bernard Robin; Dee Anna Willis

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 344

  1. SITE97 Annual Cover

    pp. 1-2

  2. Dedication to Brent Robinson

    pp. 19-20

  3. The Design, Evaluation and Usage of Educational Software

    Netiva Caftori, Northeastern IIllinois University, United States; Marcin Paprzycki, University of Texas of the Permian Basin, United States

    In recent years a proliferation of educational software can be observed in all school levels as well as at home and in the workplace. One of the important reasons for this situation seems to be... More

    pp. 23-27

  4. Vendors Versus Teachers: Who's Best at Aligning Classroom and Computer-Assisted Instruction?

    Jan Rader & The University

    Experts in the field of educational technology have stressed the importance of integrating classroom instruction and computer-assisted instruction (CAI) (Shore & Johnson, 1993; Blickhan, 1993).... More

    pp. 28-30

  5. Teachers and Students Evaluate Software

    Heide Stein & Gigi Bohm

    Union Grove Elementary School Cambridge Elementary School Personal computers have been used in education for nearly two decades. Although there are still many issues concerning computers in the... More

    pp. 31-34

  6. Preservice Teachers and Multimedia Design: A Report From Year One

    Thomas A. D & King's College

    Not available. More

    pp. 35-38

  7. Computer Competencies For Teacher Educators

    Carolyn D. Thorsen, Robert D. Barr, Boise State University & Boise State University

    Computers have become a part of teacher education faster than colleges of education have had time to develop a curriculum for them. Political entities are requesting that teachers be technology... More

    pp. 39-42

  8. A Survey of Training, Infrastructure and Empowerment Opportunities for the Instructional Use of Computers in Schools

    Michael Szabo, Kathy Schwarz & New Brunswick Community College

    Instructional technology has great but unrealized potential for reforming educational systems, e.g., increased use of technology in daily classrooms and some fundamental restructuring of the way... More

    pp. 43-44

  9. Multimedia Portfolios for Preservice Teachers: From Theory to Practice

    Donna Read, Ralph Cafolla, Florida Atlantic University & Florida Atlantic University

    Over the last five years, educators have discovered the validity of portfolios for evaluating students in elementary and secondary settings. However, using portfolios for preservice teachers at the... More

    pp. 45-49

  10. The Digital Portfolio as a Learning and Assessment Tool

    Sheila Ford, Elizabeth B. Nibley, Horace Mann Elementary School & American University

    This project, designed in conjunction with two K-12 schools in the Washington, DC area (one private school and one public school), examined the use of digital student portfolios as an instructional... More

    pp. 50-53

  11. Using Technology in Preservice and Inservice Teacher Education Programs

    Shelia Smalley, Jennifer Platt, Central Florida & Central Florida

    The use of technology has become more sophisticated and varied in education. This article presents four distinct uses of technology to enhance preservice and inservice teacher training: e-mail... More

    pp. 54-57

  12. Learning From Children: A Progressive School Approach to Technology

    Anna Chan, Beverly Ginsburg, Country School & Country School

    In order to develop our view of the revolution that technology is creating in education, it is helpful to briefly consider how technology has revolutionized American culture, and how it has left... More

    pp. 58-61

  13. Seeing Is Believing: Computer Club Activities Inform Instructional Practices

    Susan E. Anderson & Texas Christian University

    This is a tale of two schools, two teachers, and two groups of students. The schools are Texas Christian University’s School of Education and the Alice Carlson Applied Learning Center, an... More

    pp. 62-65

  14. LEGO-Logic: A Computer Learning Environment for Technology Education

    Nira Krumholtz

    Technion - Israel Institute of Technology LEGO-Logic is a learning environment that integrates creative construction of concrete machines and models with an introduction to computerized process c... More

    pp. 66-70

  15. Distance Learning: An Effective Educational Delivery System

    Mike Omoregie & Jackson State University

    In recent years, researchers have studied the effectiveness of distance learning and its delivery methods. Willis (1994) contended that researchers have attempted to study distance learning... More

    pp. 73-74

  16. Redefining the University: The Changing Role of Distance Education

    Thomas Fox McManus & The University

    Traditionally a university has been bound by four walls. Only students who were willing and able to place themselves physically within those walls could pursue a degree. New technologies are... More

    pp. 75-77

  17. Designing An Internship to Go the Distance

    Ruth Gannon Cook & Mary Ann Blind

    What began as an opportunity for a doctoral student in instructional technology to apprentice in the distance education department, turned into a vision of a departmental internship that could be... More

    pp. 78-81

  18. Teacher Education Through Distance Learning: Cost Effectiveness and Quality Analysis

    Melanie N. Hill & State University

    Distance learning is a technology that has been utilized by the College of Education at The State University of West Georgia for less than two years, yet it has reached more than 500 teachers at... More

    pp. 82-85

  19. Student Perceptions of Learning by Compressed Video

    Marietta D, Cathy L. Barlow, Morehead State University & Morehead State University

    The rapid increase in the number of college courses delivered by distance learning technologies such as compressed video, has seemingly occurred with little information from the students about... More

    pp. 86-87

  20. Student Perceptions of Courses Taught Using Two-Way Interactive Television

    J D. Thomerson & Valdosta State University

    Providing higher education to nontraditional students has become a point of interest for many colleges and universi ties (McMeen, 1984). In many rural areas, the only way to receive some type of... More

    pp. 88-90