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SITE 2007--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 26, 2007


Roger Carlsen; Karen McFerrin; Jerry Price; Roberta Weber; Dee Anna Willis

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Number of papers: 702

  1. ePortfolio in teacher education: a love – hate relationship

    Hans van Bergen, University Hogeschool Utrecht, Netherlands

    For students in Dutch teacher education a digital portfolio is a must. Those responsible for the curriculum are thoroughly convinced of the powers of this learning tool. However, most students hate... More

    pp. 190-195

  2. Online Testing: Students’ Perceptions and Determinant Characteristics

    Ling Wang, Nova Southeastern University, United States

    This study focuses on students' perceptions toward online testing based on the selected characteristics of student status, types of instruction, experience with online education, and work and/or... More

    pp. 196-199

  3. India : As an Emerging Giant in Technology Education and Emerging Challenges to Technology Management Education and Research

    Manohar Puppala, School of Distance Learning and Continuing Education, Kakatiya Unversity., India; Satish Kumar Bethi, Student, PMIR, SDLCE, Kakatiya University, Geno Pharmaceuticals Limited, India; Narayana Rao Renduchintala, Student, PMIR, SDLCE, Kakatiya University, German Remedies Limited, India; Om Prakash Myskar, Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceuticals Limited, India; Ravi Shankar Prava, Student, MBA, Pondicherry University, German Remedies Limited, India

    With the advent of globalization, the Indian industry has witnessed several adverse changes such as increasing prices of products and deterioration of quality in domestic market, increase in... More

    pp. 200-205

  4. Online Professional Development with 25,000 K-12 Educators: Reality, Myth, or Just Mere Madness?

    Vicky Zygouris-Coe, Bonnie Swan & Catherine Glass, University of Central Florida, United States

    The Florida Online Reading Professional Development (FOR-PD) is a large scale, online professional development project designed to assist K-12 teachers in gaining a thorough understanding of... More

    pp. 206-214

  5. Cyber Mentoring: Using new IT teamwork tools to facilitate online mentoring and tutoring

    Ahmed Ali, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, United States

    Effective integration of technology in teaching and learning depends on many factors one of which is its ability to facilitate interactive communication. Various communication technologies such as ... More

    pp. 215-219

  6. A Cased-based Learning Environment for Second Language Acquisiton

    Abdurrahman Arslanyilmaz & Susan Pedersen, Texas A&M University, United States

    Cases can be used to help students learn to solve problems. "Students must examine the problem to be solved and construct meaning from similar cases in an effort to solve the current case (Jonassen... More

    pp. 220-223

  7. Rapid Development of Online Programs: The Success is in the Process!

    Scott Beadenkopf & Chris Shields, Drexel University, United States; Judy Stang & Tish Szymurski, Neumann College, United States

    Three strategies enabled a team at Neumann College to build two online degree programs in less than a year: 1) Strict course design guidelines - the "Template"; 2) Online faculty development in... More

    pp. 224-228

  8. Providing Science Content to K-12 Teachers via Distance Learning

    Mark Binkley, Mississippi State University, United States; Michelle Johnston, University of Louisiana Monroe, United States

    There has been a long standing debate in education circles regarding teacher education programs and the assessment of K-12 students. Most teachers lack formal coursework in the sciences and... More

    pp. 229-233

  9. On-line Students’ Skills, Attitudes and Instructional Expectations: Improving the Fit Between Students and Course Design

    Jonathan Brinkerhoff, University of New Mexico, United States; Carol Koroghlanian, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, United States

    This investigation surveyed 249 geographically dispersed online students' computer skills, attitudes toward Internet-delivered instruction, course features students valued, and course features... More

    pp. 234-239

  10. Development of Multimedia Applications for Guiding in Electronic Laboratory Practices

    Manuel Castro, DIEEC / UNED, Spain; Francisco Garcia-Sevilla, EPSA/UCLM, Spain; Eugenio Lopez Aldea, Rosario Gil, Elio Sancristobal, Gabriel Diaz, Antonio Colmenar & Juan Peire, DIEEC / UNED, Spain

    In this paper we present the developed materials and methodology used in the accomplishment of the laboratory practices in subjects such as Basic Electronics and Digital Electronics topics covered ... More

    pp. 240-245

  11. Task-oriented and performance centered e-learning on-line courses

    Manuel Castro, Gabriel Diaz & Eugenio Lopez, DIEEC / UNED, Spain; Catalina Martinez, MIDE/UNED, Spain; Juan Peire, DIEEC / UNED, Spain

    We have developed a new kind of task-oriented performance-centred courses designed to get a specific knowledge in a specific area, through day-to-day real tasks allowing completing the course or... More

    pp. 246-250

  12. Virtual Schools and the School Library

    Terence Cavanaugh & Cathy Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States

    School libraries are an integral part of student achievement in the brick and mortar school and should play an equally important role in the online school. The school library should provide to... More

    pp. 251-256

  13. Online Project-Based Learning: A Comparison of Collaborative Tools

    Christina W. Charnitski, Immaculata University, United States; Francis Harvey, Drexel University, United States

    Abstract. Project-based learning in an online environment poses particular challenges in the areas of collaboration, academic reinforcement and ongoing assessment. This paper discusses the student... More

    pp. 257-260

  14. Turning the Searchlight on Social Presence in Online Learning Environment: An Empirical Study

    Lewis Chongwony, Ohio University, United States

    The makeup and flow of dialogue among learners and instructors, the composition and physical arrangement of the classroom, the creativity and credibility of the instructor are some useful factors... More

    pp. 261-266

  15. Digital Learners: A Moodle Environment To Promote Life-Long Learning

    Tracy Clark, West Chester Area School District, United States

    With all new technologies, there are varied acceptances of the new technology. In order to prepare students for life-long learning and to augment their understanding of a global community, the West... More

    pp. 267-272

  16. Enhancing E-learning through M-learning: Are You Ready to Go Mobile?

    Rene Corbeil, Cheng-Chang Pan, Michael Sullivan & Janice Butler, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, United States

    Over the past decade, mobile computing and communication devices have become essential tools in higher education. It is now routine for faculty and students to carry laptops, cell phones, and PDAs ... More

    pp. 273-280

  17. Creating Real Tools & Curriculum to Prepare Virtual Teachers

    Niki Davis, Iowa State University Center for Technology in Learning & Teaching, United States; M.D. (Peggy) M.D. Roblyer, University of Tennessee-Chattanooga, United States; Rick Ferdig, University of Florida, United States; Zahrl Schoeny, University of Virginia, United States; Ron Ellis, Graceland University, United States; Yasemin Demiraslan & Lily Ko-Li Compton, Iowa State University Center for Technology in Learning & Teaching, Turkey

    Virtual schooling, or the practice of offering K-12 courses via distance technologies, has rapidly increased in popularity since its beginning in 1994. A key component in the success of VS teaching... More

    pp. 281-285

  18. Old Wine in New Wineskins? Hybrid Teaching and the Humanities

    Kyle Dickson, Abilene Christian University, United States

    Early claims about the potential of hybrid, or blended, learning emphasized its relation to established pedagogies in online and face-to-face instruction, offering the "best of both worlds" to... More

    pp. 286-290

  19. Measuring Presence in Online Learning Environments

    Mary Jo Dondlinger, University of North Texas, United States

    Research on physical and social presence has shown that increases in learner perceptions of each have a positive impact on their learning. However, instruments to measure presence in distributed... More

    pp. 291-296

  20. Technology Based Learning Environments and Student Satisfaction

    Mary Jo Dondlinger, University of North Texas, United States

    Much has been said about the impact (or lack thereof) of media on student achievement. This presentation examines the effect of media on student satisfaction rather than achievement. It also... More

    pp. 297-301