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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. Hybrid Courses Plus: Blending F2F, online and handheld computer for effective learning

    Lloyd Curtis & Penelope Swenson, California State University, United States

    Abstract: This paper explores the potential within hybrid courses for increasing student learning. It considers the benefits of hybrids. It acknowledges that the key to designing winning courses... More

    pp. 520-523

  2. Advantages and Disadvantages of Online Learning: Self-Contradictory Perceptions Among Teachers

    Roy Tamashiro, Webster University, United States

    In a survey of 197 educators enrolled in online graduate education courses at Webster University's (MO) School of Education, participants named pros and cons (advantages and disadvantages) of... More

    pp. 524-527

  3. Examination of Interaction Variables as Predictors of Students' Satisfaction and Willingness to Enroll in Future Web-Based Courses While Controlling for Student Characteristics

    Veronica A. Thurmond, University of Kansas Medical Center, United States

    Because of the proliferation of Web-based courses and the differences in interaction between the traditional and Web-based pedagogical platforms, a vital needs exists to assess the effectiveness of... More

    pp. 528-531

  4. Using the NASA LIVE Videoconferencing Program in Teacher Education

    Katrina Townes, NASA Langley Research Center, United States; Randall Caton, Christopher Newport University, United States

    NASA LIVE uses videoconferencing technology (i.e., ISDN and IP) to enhance and enrich (pre service and in-service) teacher education and to demonstrate the integration of science, technology,... More

    pp. 532-534

  5. Integrating Peer evaluation of teaching and student evaluation for online instruction

    Cherng-Jyh Yen, Michael Corry, Robert Ianacone & Chih-Hsiung Tu, The George Washington University, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to present a case study of integrating peer evaluation of teaching and student evaluation for an online college course teaching. A peer evaluation of teaching conjunct... More

    pp. 535-540

  6. Developing a Hybrid Site-Based Distance Delivered Introductory Hands-on Technology Course

    Shadow Armfield, Michael Blocher & Gary Tucker, Northern Arizona University, United States

    The College of Education at Northern Arizona University began a program to make available to Navajo, Hopi and other rural Native Americans an alternative site-based teacher certification program.... More

    pp. 541-542

  7. Student and Instructor Experiences in an Online Technology in Education Course: A Case Study

    Selma Vonderwell, The University of Akron, United States

    The purpose of this qualitative case study is to examine and describe the instructor and student experiences in an undergraduate online course. The design, development and implementation process of... More

    pp. 543-552

  8. Teacher Preparation for Online Teaching

    Qing Yu, New Mexico Junior College, United States

    A key player in distance education should be teacher. In order to transfer from traditional classroom teaching to online teaching smoothly, teacher only get training to improve their computer... More

    pp. 553-556

  9. The Changing Roles of Faculty in the ITV Millues: A Study for Bridging Digital Divide in the Diverse Turkish Culture via Open Education Faculty of Anadolu University

    T. Volkan Yuzer, Anadolu University Open Education Faculty, Turkey

    Interactive television has caused some novelties in the education field. Interactive education broadcastings have also a wide spectrum. Anadolu University, Open Education Faculty has been using... More

    pp. 557-559

  10. SIMple Learning

    Leo Wells, DePaul University School of Education, United States

    Simulations are used in a variety of learning situations. The Sims, a product of Maxis Software, is becoming one of the most popular computer simulations ever. Users can develop simulated people... More

    pp. 560-563

  11. Online Teacher Education and Professional Development Resources for Rural Schools

    William Mehojah, Jr, Office of Indian Education Programs, United States; Ronald Aust, Kansas University, United States; Nancy Allen, Texas A&M University, United States; Peter H. Camp, Office of Indian Education Programs, United States; Brian Newberry, Kansas University, United States; Paul Resta, University of Texas, United States

    Rural school districts and educators represent underserved populations who often have limited local access to professional development and teacher education programs. This panel will explore... More

    pp. 564-568

  12. New Frontiers in Cultural Diversity Education: Exploring Online Delivery

    Greg Levitt & Jennifer Barton, University of Nevada, United States

    This paper is a report of the findings following the electronic delivery of a pre-service course on Valuing Cultural Diversity. During a summer session in 2002 at the University of Nevada Las... More

    pp. 569-571


    Molly Finn, Emily Lynch & Sally Beisser, Drake University, United States

    Gender disparity exists in many educational environments despite conscientious attempts to equalize opportunities and outcomes. Research studies indicate females are less likely to effectively... More

    pp. 572-575

  14. Middle School Websites: An Accessibility Study

    David Pugalee & Marty Bray, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    Many middle schools use the World Wide Web (WWW) to disseminate and gather information. On-line barriers often limit the accessibility of the WWW for students with disabilities. The purpose of this... More

    pp. 576-581

  15. Equity Issues of Computer Uses in Teacher Education Programs

    Jane Thielemann, Viola Garcia & Irene Chen, University of Houston Downtown, United States

    As Molnar pointed out in his 1978 article " The Next Great Crisis in American Education: Computer Literacy," the power of technology is a two-edged sword. This is especially true in teacher... More

    pp. 582-585

  16. The Diversity Resource Center Database: Utilizing technology in education to create social equality.

    David Hicks, Megan Boler, Ann Potts, Cecile Cachaper, Lisa Tabor & Peter Doolittle, Virginia Tech, United States

    This brief paper focuses on the development of a Diversity Resource Center (DRC) database by faculty in the Department of Teaching and Learning at Virginia Tech. The Diversity Resources Center... More

    pp. 586-588

  17. The School for Community Research and Learning: A New 21st Century Small High School

    David Fletcher, Lehman College, Division of Education, United States

    The School for Community Research and Learning is designed on the premise that students will learn best when they proactively identify and investigate social, environmental, political, public... More

    pp. 589-592

  18. African American Students and the Digital Divide: Wassup With It?

    Jesse Foster, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States; Tehia Starker, University of Northern Iowa, United States

    The purpose of this study was to examine the possibility that there are some major social (internal) components behind African American students' reluctance to use technology. Subjects for this... More

    pp. 593-600

  19. More than Access: Using Technology to Support a Culturally Relevant Literacy Program for Historically Underserved Inner City Children

    Carlie Collins Tartakov & Patricia Randolph Leigh, Iowa State University, United States; Carline Bradford Phillips, Drake, United States

    Learning Together: Literacy for Life is a program designed to enhance literacy and technology skills of a targeted population of children. A three-week pilot program of Learning Together was... More

    pp. 601-602

  20. The Digital Equity Network and its Free Portal and Toolkit

    Robert McLaughlin, National Institute for Community Innovations, United States

    Interested PT3 project leaders, staff and evaluators formed a Digital Equity Network to define major digital divide issues in education, identify promising and proven strategies and resources for... More

    pp. 603-605