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SITE 1999--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

1999

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J.D. Price; J Willis; Dee Anna Willis; M Jost; S Boger-Mehall

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Number of papers: 414

  1. The Emergence of a Master’s Program via Distance Learning in Teacher Education

    Mark Mark & Bill Stinson, Emporia State University, United States

    Due to declining enrollments and the advent of distance learning at our institution, the need for implementing a distance learning delivery system for our master's program in health, physical... More

    p. 272

  2. Been There, Done That: Reaching Teachers Through Distance Education

    Laura E. Sujo de Montes & Carmen L. Gonzales, New Mexico State University, United States

    Technology has become ubiquitous everywhere, except in schools. Although many schools are now acquiring the technology, not enough money is being set aside for professional development of... More

    pp. 273-277

  3. Virtual Teacher Education: Affordances and Constraints of Teaching Teachers Online

    Aliya Holmes, Karen Swan & Joseph E. Bowman, Jr., University at Albany, United States

    This paper draws from both an examination of the formal characteristics of online environments and the authors' experiences offering educational technology courses within such environments to... More

    pp. 278-283

  4. Pioneering On-Line Degree Programs For Teachers: The Risks, Roadblocks, and Rewards

    Roy Tamashiro & Frances Erwin, Webster University, United States

    This paper describes the process of establishing an Internet-based on-line graduate degree program for teachers. At Webster University, this program was the first on-line degree to be offered by ... More

    pp. 284-289

  5. Do We Know How to Speak Online?

    Chih-Hsiung Tu, Arizona State University, United States

    CMC issues are omitted by most educators while integrating computer technology into classrooms. What problems are produced when attention to CMC skills is neglected? From the multicultural aspect... More

    p. 290

  6. Attitudinal Roadblocks: Transitions to the Distance Classroom

    Jeffrey J. Walczyk & Walter Buboltz, Louisiana Tech University, United States; Daniel F. Walczyk, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States

    Distance learning via compressed video is a major direction institutions of higher learning are headed in. From the standpoint of the institution, a course can be offered to a larger number of... More

    pp. 291-294

  7. Web-Based Instruction Design: Basic Considerations for Pre-Service and In-Services Teachers Training

    Joanne G. Williams, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Without exception, effective web-based instruction begins with careful planning and a focused understanding of course requirements and student needs. Appropriate supporting technology can only be... More

    pp. 295-299

  8. Collaborative Tools for Changing the Way We Work

    Henry Wang, Bemidji State University, United States; John Ronghua Ouyang, Kennesaw State University, United States

    Students from early childhood through graduate school have come to expect that they will work alone, write alone, complete projects alone, and be tested alone. Traditionally, in educational... More

    p. 300

  9. Access and Utilization of Computer Technology by Minority University Students

    Inés Márquez Chisholm, Jane Carey & Anthony Hernandez, Arizona State University West, United States

    Universities assume that entering students possess computer skills and literacy. Universities then utilize these assumed skills by offering computer-based instruction, requiring research using... More

    pp. 302-307

  10. Practicing Stereotypes: Exploring Gender Stereotypes Online

    Mary Flanagan, State University of New York at Buffalo, United States

    Eliminating gender imbalances online should be possible with the ability to mask identity and move in worlds anonymously. If almost half of Internet participants are women, what is happening in the... More

    pp. 308-313

  11. Beyond the Learning Tool Paradigm: The Computer as a Medium in a Technology Enhanced Multicultural Education Course

    Barbara Gerner de García & Deirdre McGlynn, Gallaudet University, United States

    This paper describes the use of technology by students and their instructor in a course on multicultural education. In the course Multicultural Foundations of Education, each technology-based... More

    pp. 314-319

  12. Developing Critical Thinking About Gender Using Electronic Discussion Groups

    Heather Hemming & Gregg MacKinnon, Acadia University, Canada

    The purpose of the project is to examine how electronic discussion groups might be used to enhance the development of critical thinking students in a Bachelor of Education science education... More

    pp. 320-325

  13. Creating Gender Equitable Computing Classrooms: A Model Project

    Min Deng, James Gifford & Sandra Madison, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, United States

    Project FOCAL Point is a multi-strand project designed to increase female participation in the computing sciences. The project targets two crucial groups: high school computing teachers and female ... More

    pp. 326-331

  14. Gendered Voices: Provocateur in an On-Line Virtual Conference Course for In-Service Teachers

    Sherry Markel, Northern Arizona University, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on a graduate level virtual conference summer school course. Discourse analysis techniques were used to examine the resulting... More

    pp. 332-336

  15. Beyond Tipis and Tomahawks: Using Internet Images to Combat Native American Stereotypes

    Lee Verlinda & Verlinda Thompson, Southern Utah University, United States

    Since the misuse of images in movies an on television plays such a significant role in the creation of Native American stereotypes, it seems only natural that the proper use of images can be a... More

    pp. 337-342

  16. The Social Impacts of Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) on Chinese Teachers' Authority

    Chih-Hsiung Tu, Arizona State University, United States

    This article describes how computer-mediated communication (CMC) has eroded the ancient relationship between Chinese students and their teachers. The lack of non-verbal cues and other... More

    pp. 343-348

  17. Literacy Development and Learning Through Knowledge Building Technology in Canada’s Eastern Arctic: Educators’ Perspectives

    Elizabeth J. Tumblin, Acadia University, Canada

    Some educators in Canada's Eastern Arctic are currently part of of a project involving a knowledge-building computer software program, CSILE/Knowledge Forum. Over the course of the last five years,... More

    pp. 349-355

  18. A Comparative Study of Student Teachers' Computer Use During the Practicum

    Yu-mei Wang, University of Guam, Guam

    This study compared students teachers' computer use in two universities. Teacher education in the two universities took a different approach in providing computer training to preservice teachers. ... More

    pp. 356-361

  19. The PREP Project: A Multimedia Approach of Preparing Educators for Collaboration

    Marshall Welch, University of Utah, United States

    Professionals Ready for Educational Partnerships (PREP) is an interdisciplinary multimedia staff development program that incorporates stand alone video presentations, support materials, and CD... More

    p. 362

  20. Internet-Based Multicultural Instructional Activities

    Hong Yin (Carol Yin Sun), Muskingum College, United States; Madeline Justice & Sue Espinoza, Texas A&M University-Commerce, United States

    This paper discusses using the Internet for multicultural education -- as a powerful tool for intercultural communication, as an effective facilitator for cross-cultural cooperation, and as a... More

    pp. 363-368