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SITE 2000--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

2000

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Dee Anna Willis; Jerry Price; Jerry Willis

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Number of papers: 477

  1. Technology Planning and Technology Integration: A Case Study

    Linda Espey, Heartland Area Education Agency and Drake University, Iowa, United States

    The purpose of this study was to consider how the development of a school district technology plan facilitates meaningful use of technology in the classroom. One school district's experiences were ... More

    pp. 95-100

  2. Effective Curricular Software Selection for K–12 Educators

    James Marshall, San Diego State University, United States; Marguerite Hillman, Hillman Consulting, United States

    Increases in the availability of technology, the range of content software, and curriculum via the Internet have placed countless options in the hands of teachers. Similarly, increasing... More

    pp. 101-106

  3. Concept Mapping in the Classroom with Inspiration Software

    F.Thomas Scappaticci, King's College, United States

    Concept mapping is a technique that allows one to understand the relationships of ideas by creating a visual map of the connections among these ideas. It is a structured process that is focused on ... More

    pp. 107-111

  4. Proving Competence: Integrative Assessment and Web-based Portfolio System in a Dynamic Curriculum

    Douwe Wielenga & Rene Melisse, Amsterdam Faculty of Education, Netherlands

    Since 1997 Amsterdam Faculty of Education (EFA) has been officially recognized as a center for experimental teacher education. We describe the development of an assessment system and a web-based ... More

    pp. 112-117

  5. Role Modeling Critical Thinking in an Online Course for Nurse Educators

    Gary Loving, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, United States

    In this paper, the author describes the use of critical thinking strategies in an online master's level course entitled, "Instructional Strategies in Nursing". The course is a required specialty ... More

    pp. 120-123

  6. Problems and Practical Solutions of Web-Based Courses: Lessons Learned from Three Educational Institutions

    Marios Miltiadou & Marina McIsaac, Arizona State University, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to review problems encountered in web-based courses delivered at three different educational institutions. Implications are discussed based on distance education... More

    pp. 124-129

  7. Evaluating new ICT-based models for teacher training

    Svein Ove Lysne & Jostein Tvedte, Stord/Haugesund College, Norway

    This paper shows how we have developed new models for integration of internal and external students into the same type of courses, and made a dual mode learning environment with common courses... More

    pp. 130-135

  8. Improving Collaborative Learning by Supporting Casual Encounters in Distance Learning

    Juan Contreras & Rafael Llamas, Centro de Investigación Científica y Educación Superior de Ensenada; Aurora Vizcaíno, Universidad de Castilla la Mancha; Jesús Favela, Centro de Investigación Científica y Educación Superior de Ensenada

    Casual encounters, in a learning environment, are very useful in reinforcing previous knowledge and acquiring new knowledge. Such encounters are very common in traditional learning environments... More

    pp. 136-142

  9. Group learning through Internet

    Antonio Vit & Tarouco Liane, UFRGS, Brazil

    Internet is being intensively used for distance education. Normal services like email, chat and videoconference are not enough to fully support for properly handle interactions without extensive ... More

    pp. 143-147

  10. Challenges of Using CSCL in Open Distributed Learning

    Anders Grov Nilsen & Elen Instefjord, Stord/Haugesund College, Norway

    The role of the teacher is changing. The teacher is to be the one who organizes the entire learning environment. Real-time educational groupware systems allow geographically separated learners to... More

    pp. 148-154

  11. DI STA N C E ED U CAT I ON

    Frank Fuller & Ron McBride, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, United States

    pp. 153-154

  12. Remote Labs!

    Khalid Hamza & Bassem Alhalabi, Florida Atlantic University, United States; David Marcovitz, Loyola College in Maryland, United States

    The authors of this paper propose an Internet facility that will authentically provide laboratory experiments remotely. Such a facility is brought to the doors of the distance learner to help... More

    pp. 155-161

  13. Online Interactive Learning: An Innovative Project of the Inter American University, Bayamón Campus, Developed with the Integration of Students, Faculty and Administrative Staff

    Yolanda Serrano, José Guillermo Santiago & Reinaldo Medina, Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Bayamón Campus

    A group of professional leaders are in the process of developing an active and continuous virtual learning space based on the Educational Objectives which promote the technological advances in... More

    pp. 162-164

  14. An Overview of Online Educational Delivery Applications

    Anna McFadden & Barrie Jo Price, The University of Alabama, United States; George Marsh, II, The University of Alabama, United States

    This paper is a report on the types of online delivery applications used in institutions of higher education to develop and implement web-based courses. Many institutions of higher education ... More

    pp. 165-170

  15. Teaching and Learning in an Anytime/Anyplace Classroom

    Gertrude (Trudy) Abramson, Timothy (Tim) Ellis & Maxine Cohen, NSU/SCIS, United States; Cordelia Twomey, NJCU, United States; Mitchell Pratt, Alpine School District, United States

    The explosion of the World Wide Web has changed the way we live, work, shop and learn. Increasingly, colleges and universities are offering graduate and undergraduate courses that are delivered... More

    pp. 171-172

  16. DEP WEB: A concept mapping based on web distance education process

    Apuena Gomes & Márcia Gottgtroy, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte

    This paper relates the development of a concept mapping based on web distance education process, pointing out the concepts and relations that integrates teaching-learning process, so this can be ... More

    pp. 173-176

  17. More than Having a Connection: Qualitative Factors that Affect Learning in a Web-based University Course

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

    Web-based courses are becoming more common. Although several studies have been conducted to research the effectiveness of those courses, few investigations have focused on the human aspect of an... More

    pp. 177-182

  18. Content Analysis as a Tool for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Distance Learning Systems

    Baruch Offir & Y. Lev, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

    Knowledge is a necessary condition for any kind of progress in our society, and the teacher is an important factor in transferring knowledge. Distance learning enables the transfer of knowledge... More

    pp. 183-188

  19. Evaluation of World Wide Web Delivered University Courseware: Creating an Instrument Appropriate for a New Course Delivery Medium

    LeAnn McKinzie, Charles Mize, Trey McCallie & James Izat, West Texas A&M University, United States

    Research was performed during the 1998 and 1999 calendar years that had as its purpose the development and validation of a course/instructor evaluation instrument specifically for use with... More

    pp. 189-193

  20. Trickle Down Technology: A Distance Education Approach to Professional Development

    Angie Parker, Gonzaga University, United States

    Technology is definitely a part of our world but all too often that world does not include the K-12 classroom. Technology seems to stop short because of lack of teacher training, lack of well... More

    pp. 198-203