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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. Design & facilitate a module on digital video-editing online

    Jia-Ling Lee, Shih Hsin University, Taiwan

    This session will present the results of an experiment regarding the effect of designing and facilitating a module on digital video-editing in WebCT. This online module was designed based on the... More

    pp. 405-407

  2. How to Provide Formative Feedback to Improve Online Learner Satisfaction and Learning?


    Learner satisfaction and learning is currently a very important topic in online instruction and learning. This paper is designed to explore how the appropriate use of six response types for... More

    pp. 408-411

  3. Innovative Technology Based Learning Resources in an Online, Competency Based University Setting

    Conrad Lotze, Western Governors University, United States

    It is the mission of Western Governors University to improve quality and expand access to post-secondary educational opportunities by providing a means for individuals to learn independent of time ... More

    pp. 412-417

  4. Collaborative groups and mutual support strategies to ensure student engagement, retention, and success in on-line graduate programs: Models for face-to-face and virtual collaboration

    Ronald McBride & Frank Fuller, Northwestern State University, United States

    There is a documented history of student attrition in graduate programs. While programs with significant online components offer no less a problem for student persistence than residential ones,... More

    pp. 418-425

  5. What Successful Distance Mentors Do: An Exploratory Study

    Barbara McKenzie, University of West Georgia, United States; Betul Ozkan, Long Island University, United States; Alison Shook & Linda Haynes, University of West Georgia, United States

    Abstract: As distance education programs continue to grow in popularity and use in K-12 and higher education institutions, there is an increased need to train new distance instructors in how to... More

    pp. 426-431

  6. Off-the-shelf technology to connect serious-ill children to their teachers

    James Meinke, Baldwin-Wallace College, United States

    Each year, many students around the world spend extended care time in hospitals or a homebound residence due to surgery/recovery and/or chronic illnesses. For the students, academic instruction... More

    pp. 432-433

  7. Development and evaluation of groupware that is aimed at the information exchange between teachers and guardians.

    Hiroshi Nakayama, Tokyo Denki University, Japan

    This research developed the groupware (E-WEAR) aiming at performing the information exchange between students and guardians effectively, and verified the effect. This is performed through making... More

    pp. 434-439

  8. The New Voice in Alternative Teacher Training

    Mary Natividad & Marie Plemons, University of Houston-Victoria, United States

    Abstract: In response to the need for highly qualified teachers, this paper demonstrates how the use of technology in teacher training addresses the needs for diversity in the teaching profession... More

    pp. 440-443

  9. Using VoIP Technology for Online Courses in Higher Education

    John Newman, University of Nevada,Reno, United States

    Although higher education continues to shift from traditional on-campus courses to asynchronous online courses, one factor will always remain constant: how students obtain, process, and convey... More

    pp. 444-447

  10. My Computer Was My Classroom: Investigating an Innovative Virtual High School Program

    Priscilla Norton, Anne Little & Barbara Daniels, George Mason University, United States

    The Graduate School of Education at George Mason University, Frederick County Public Schools, Loudoun County Public Schools, and Stafford County Public Schools joined together to create virtual... More

    pp. 448-455

  11. Preparing Virtual Teachers: Who Is on the Other End?

    Priscilla Norton & Robin Davidson Smith, George Mason University, United States

    There is growing recognition that online teaching requires special skills and considerations. Yet, to date, the characteristics of effective online teachers have been the topic of limited research ... More

    pp. 456-463

  12. Designing Effective On-line learning Environments Using Emerging Educational Technologies

    Sanghoon Park, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, United States; Jung Lim, Ronald McBride, Karen McFerrin & Kioh Kim, Northwestern State University, United States

    On-line learning has been highlighted as a new delivery system for distance learning in higher education as it can provide students who are dispersed across the nation with a wealth of interaction ... More

    pp. 464-471

  13. Incorporating Compressed Video and Internet Protocol to Deliver Graduate Coursework

    Randy Parker & Julie Holmes, Louisiana Tech University, United States

    This study reports the perceived effectiveness and student satisfaction with the use of Compressed Video and Internet Protocol to deliver graduate coursework to off-campus sites. The sample of 186 ... More

    pp. 472-475

  14. Teaching and learning English as a foreign language: The role of interactive videoconferencing technologies in United Arab Emirate schools to support educational reform

    Joyce Pittman, Rachida Faid Douglas, Ghanem AlBustami & Jamal Douglas, Abu Dhabi University, United Arab Emirates

    This study examines powerful political, cultural, and economic factors motivate relationships that exist or emerge between the separate elements of an educational system during the transformation... More

    pp. 476-481

  15. SPOC – Not the Final Frontier

    Robert Raze & Greg Rabelo, St. Petersburg College, United States

    How do you capture the lessons, interactions with students, or dialog between preservice teachers and students? How is this possible when preservice teachers are at multiple locations, supervisors... More

    pp. 482-484

  16. Distance Education and Programware: The Benefits of Universal Design for Learning Principles

    Rich Rice, Texas Tech University, United States; Lennie Irvin, San Antonio College, United States; SanJuanita Santoy, Texas State Techical College, United States; Peter England, Texas A&M, United States

    The use of databases and new media tools, through course management systems in order to develop what some are calling "programware," offer more engaging opportunities for students, teachers, and... More

    pp. 485-486

  17. High School Principals' Use and Perceptions of Online Learning in Ohio's Appalachian Region

    Scott Robison & Teresa Franklin, Ohio University - College of Education, United States

    Abstract: This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on high school principals in Appalachian Ohio regarding their use and perceptions of online learning. All 134 high school... More

    pp. 487-492

  18. Podcasting 101: Using Podcasts in Online Courses

    Martha Sammons, Wright State University, United States

    This roundtable will introduce faculty to the fundamentals of using podcasting to enhance student learning distance education courses. There are two main goals: showing the uses of podcasts in... More

    p. 493

  19. Multimedia-Enhanced Learning: What Every Instructor Should Know

    Barbara Schroeder, Boise State University, United States

    How and when should instructors use multimedia in the most effective ways to enhance learning? This is the driving question behind this research, which focuses on the effectiveness of multimedia... More

    pp. 494-500

  20. Online Education: An Answer to Rural Education and Shrinking Educational Budgets

    Souhail Soujah, Golden Secondary School, Canada

    Technological advances that facilitated synchronous and asynchronous communication have made online courses more flexible, easier to use and equally as effective as traditional learning.However,... More

    pp. 501-506