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SITE 2003--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference



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This conference has 17 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 1052

  1. Does Webcasting with LiveChannel Improve Teaching in Distance Learning?

    Nancy Mims & Robert Houghton, Western Carolina University, United States

    Virtual learning is growing significantly in importance, but a number of factors put cyberlearners at risk, contributing to the higher dropout rate of distance education. Online participants often ... More

    pp. 374-376

  2. Distance Education: Online Course Evaluation

    Sherry Roberts & Stephanie Huffman, University of Central Arkansas, United States

    This study focuses on the evaluation of online courses at the university level. As the number of courses being offered online increases, there is a need to review how formative and summative... More

    pp. 377-379

  3. Creating Streaming Media for e-Learning

    Ron Aust & Robert Isaacson, University of Kansas, United States

    This presentation will provide a non-technical overview the RealSystem suite of applications, various media creation tools, and ideas for ways to create instructional streaming multimedia.... More

    pp. 380-381

  4. Distance Learning Faculty Development Workshop Using the ADDIE Model

    Joe'l Lewis, Jane Wimberg, Wanjira Kinuthia, Joyce Guest & Katherine Jackson, University of South Alabama, United States

    Faculty development workshops represent support for the advancement of online learning environments. The ADDIE Model of Instructional Design consists of analysis, design, development,... More

    pp. 382-383

  5. Demonstration and Discussion on a 3D Graphical MOO being Pilot Tested at the University of North Texas

    Greg Jones, University of North Texas, United States

    This poster session will demonstrate a 3D graphical on-line multi-user package that the Department of Technology and Cognition at the University of North Texas has been pilot testing during the... More

    pp. 384-385

  6. Lesson Learned From Teaching an On-Line Course in Instructional Design

    Ling Yang, Linda Lohr & Heng-Yu Ku, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    Very few universities are currently offering an on-line course in Instructional Design. This study will share the results of an ongoing evaluation on an on-line Instructional Design course that... More

    pp. 386-389

  7. Designing and Implementing WebCT-Based Courses Online: Distance English Language Teacher Training Program (DELTT) Model

    Gulsun Kurubacak, Anadolu University Open Education Faculty, Turkey

    Many undergraduate and graduate courses in Open Education Faculty (OEF) of Anadolu University in Turkey have been delivered for over the two decades. Distance English Language Teacher Training... More

    pp. 390-393

  8. Testing a Model of Peer Interaction in an Online Course with Structural Equation Modeling

    Deb LaPointe, University of New Mexico, United States

    In 1994, Moore called peer interaction "a challenge to our thinking and practice in the 1990s." In 2000, Garrison predicted that asynchronous collaborative learning facilitated through CMC could be... More

    pp. 394-395

  9. Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students’ Satisfaction with On-Line Learning

    James Mallory, Stacey Davis & Gary Long, NTID/RIT, United States

    Because of the presence of the NTID on RIT's campus, faculty are in a unique position to examine how deaf and hard of hearing students react to course delivery through on-line learning. During the ... More

    pp. 396-399

  10. A Distance Learning Effort: Evaluating a Middle School Mathematics Virtual Classroom

    Norene Lowery, University of Houston, United States

    Online and distance learning education programs are growing. Research suggests many benefits as well as concerns associated with virtual learning. One virtual school program that offers courses... More

    pp. 400-403

  11. Distance learning solutions for sparsely populated areas in Finland: Experiences from Chydenius Network University

    Ilkka Luoto, Chydenius Institute, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

    This paper is presenting results and experiences of the Network University project which aims to develop distance learning solutions for the sparsely populated province of Central Ostrobothnia in... More

    pp. 404-407

  12. Avoiding eSolation in Online Education

    Jane Manner, Barry University, United States

    Online education can seem to be an impersonal exercise which leads students to feel "eSolated" from instructional staff and classmates. Simple strategies, however, can personalize the experience in... More

    pp. 408-410

  13. Online Classes: A Flawed Assumption!

    Xavier McClung, Clemente Hudson & Yahya MatSom, Valdosta State University, United States

    This presentation will discuss the research findings on a study to a group of university professor in Workforce Education programs that delivered their classes online. Three major findings revealed... More

    pp. 411-413

  14. Invisible Barriers to Successful Distance Learning : Connecting Faculty Expectations to Practical Outcomes of Learner Behavior

    Frank Fuller, Bob Gillan & Ron McBride, Northwestern State University, United States

    Contemporary distance education programs attract learners who participate expecting an experience as complete as that of any classroom. That expectation is not unreasonable, for modern, technology ... More

    pp. 414-421

  15. Linking Technology and Learning for Successful Online Training

    Paula Furr, Frank Fuller, Robert Gillan, Ron McBride & Karen McFerrin, Northwestern State University (LA), United States

    This paper is a description of the lesson learned in the design and implementation of two successful grants dealing with online staff development activities. In the first initiative, NSU's... More

    pp. 422-425

  16. Successful Online Assessment, Interaction and Evaluation Techniques

    Barbara McKenzie, State University of West Georgia, United States; Nancy Mims, Western Carolina University, United States; Elizabeth Bennett, State University of West Georgia, United States

    Abstract: This paper describes a variety of successful assessment, interaction and evaluation techniques that have been used by distance instructors. The techniques were extracted from a review of ... More

    pp. 426-431

  17. Management Support Required for Online Courses

    Caroline King & Mae McSporran, UNITEC Institute of Technology, New Zealand

    World-wide, almost all academic institutes are eager to join the much promoted online party. According to Beckford and Fitzsimons, 2002, New Zealand is ideally placed for online learning because of... More

    pp. 432-436

  18. All You Need is Power Point: Implementing Online Learning without Spending a Bundle

    Margie Meacham, IMPACT!, United States

    Authoring software can be costly and take a long time to master; while we wait for the money and the time to create a course online, we miss important opportunities. And yet, most instructors... More

    pp. 437-439

  19. Can Online Distance Learning - HEAL?

    Kathleen Hrabik, Gayle Pflaum & James Meinke, Baldwin-Wallace College, United States

    Abstract: This session describes a new approach in teaching the practical application of countless new tools in online distance education and interactive video pedagogy. Many students each year... More

    pp. 440-441

  20. Online Dissertation Committees

    Andres Menendez-Raymat, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

    The paper contains a brief description of the difficulties that certain dissertation committees have to follow the development and improvement of the students work. To solve this problem, several ... More

    pp. 442-443