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SITE 2009--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 02, 2009


Ian Gibson; Roberta Weber; Karen McFerrin; Roger Carlsen; Dee Anna Willis

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This conference has 8 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 769

  1. The Potholes, Passing Lanes and Pitstops along the road to developing an online community of learners: Lessons learned while developing an online masters degree program in IT.

    Susan Sutton & Connie Shih, University of Tennessee, United States

    Abstract: The purpose of this session will be to lead a roundtable discussion on the experiences we encountered while developing and implementing an online master's degree program in Instructional ... More

    pp. 537-542

  2. Pedagogical Issues in Managing Information Technology Projects Conducted by Geographically Distributed Student Teams

    Charles Tappert, Pace University, United States

    There are pedagogical issues in dealing with the management of information technology projects conducted by distributed student teams. At Pace University we have been using real-world student... More

    pp. 543-550

  3. Hybrid Learning: A Model for Succession Planning

    Lou Thompson, University of Texas at Dallas, United States; Dale Chisamore, University of Texas @ Dallas, United States

    Abstract: Successful online learning courses require a large amount of preparation time on the part of the instructor and the technical support team. Much of the course content is centered on... More

    pp. 551-554

  4. Measuring the Preservice Teachers’ Satisfaction with the use of Moodle Learning Management System during Online Educational Technology Course

    Zafer Unal, USF St.Petersburg, United States; Aslihan Unal, NA, United States

    A pilot test of the Moodle learning management system was conducted to teach online educational technology course in a Teacher Education Program at a Southern College during Fall 2008 semester.... More

    pp. 555-559

  5. Online Social Networking Used to Enhance Face-to-Face and Online Pre-Service Teacher Education Courses

    Andrea Velasquez, Charles Graham & Kimberly McCollum, Brigham Young University, United States

    In this presentation we will share our experiences with teaching a technology course for pre-service teachers using online social networks to enhance the course. We will begin by presenting three... More

    pp. 560-566

  6. The Chester Area Cyber School: How Innovative Technology has Transformed High School Completion for Hutterite Students

    Allen Whitlatch, South Dakota State University, United States; Maren Fischer, Chester Area School, United States

    The Hutterites are a communal branch of the Anabaptists, and like the Amish and Mennonites, trace their roots to 1528 and the radical reformation of the 16th Century. Though the Hutterites still... More

    pp. 567-570

  7. Interaction, Learner Styles, and Content in Online Courses: Implications for Teacher Preparation

    Jay Wilson, University of Saskatchewan, Canada; Peter Albion, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    Educators and learners at all levels are increasingly likely to find their classes going online for at least part of the time. Although good teaching exhibits some consistent characteristics... More

    pp. 571-578

  8. Online Collaborative Workspaces

    Scott Wojtanowski, University of Minnesota, United States

    Digital tools like blogs and wikis have been used to describe online collaborative workspaces. As we investigate these collaborative tools to determine their practical uses for learning, teachers ... More

    pp. 579-580

  9. Live...from the Heart: Using Interactive Videoconferencing to Link Classrooms to Museum Resources

    Bryan Wunar & Nicole Kowrach, Museum of Science and Industry, United States

    The Museum of Science and Industry is using interactive videoconferencing to support improved science education by linking classrooms with the resources of the Museum. Live…from the Heart, the... More

    pp. 581-582

  10. An Action Plan for Faculty Development in Distance Education

    Martha Jeanne Yanes, The University of Texas Pan American, United States; Shirley Mills, University of Texas-Pan American, United States

    To better understand the dynamics of distance education as a viable means of instructional delivery, a qualitative study was conducted in 2007 among faculty of a College of Education to identify... More

    pp. 583-584

  11. Engaging Graduate Learners in Honeymoon Experiences: Collaboration Tools and Techniques for Blended Learning

    Amy Ackerman, Richard Stockton College of NJ, United States

    Engaging graduate students in teacher education programs can be enhanced with collaborative tools and techniques during a honeymoon period. This paper includes five major components for successful ... More

    pp. 585-589

  12. Associate Faculty Development: Context, Challenges, and Committment

    Neelam Aggarwal, SIM UNIVERSITY, Singapore

    A teaching-learning context which offers degrees for working adults typically adopts a flexible learning mode. This mode, combined with a comprehensive integration of IT and aspects of virtual... More

    pp. 590-595

  13. Attention Future Faculty: Current Faculty Discuss the Job Search Process

    Hugh Crumley, Duke University, United States; Melanie Shoffner, Purdue University, United States; Emily Scida, University of Virginia, United States; Elizabeth Langran, Fairfield University, United States; Jan Yow, University of South Carolina – Columbia, United States

    This panel discussion focused on elements of the job search process for PhD students seeking faculty positions involving instructional technology. Five current faculty members shared their... More

    pp. 596-597

  14. Joy in Higher Education and Beyond: Using Technology to Frame and Reframe Academic Careers

    Tammy Graham, Kathryn Richardson Jones & Stephenie Hewett, The Citadel, United States

    Abstract: This roundtable discussion is designed to help aspiring faculty as they engage in the process of creating an Academic Career. In this session, three educators at different levels of the... More

    pp. 598-599

  15. Virtual Faculty Resource Center: An Innovative Adaptation of Blackboard for Factulty, Recruitment, Development and Retention

    Catherine Hasson, Drexel University, College of Nursing and Health Professions, United States

    This poster provides informaton on how to utilize backboard to develop a faculty resource center. Content includes general information,video tutorials, technical tutorials, continuing education,... More

    p. 600

  16. Multimedia Tools (Proprietary, Open Source and Freeware) for Developers

    Florence Martin, University of North Carolina - Wilmington, United States; Lucas Gillispie, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States

    The term “multimedia” defines applications and technologies that include text, data, images, voice and full motion video objects. Instructional technologists develop a variety of multimedia... More

    pp. 601-606

  17. Distance Education at the College Level: Twelve Tips for Teachers

    Audrey Quinlan, Seton Hill University, United States

    Abstract: This paper provides practical tips for teachers to help make on-line teaching successful. It is a summary of twelve strategies gleaned during an initial venture with on-line teaching.... More

    pp. 607-611

  18. Modeling Practice: Designing an Online Resource to Orient and Support New Faculty

    Hong Wang, Fort Hays State University, United States

    Abstract: Guided by a number of educational theories such as adult learning theory, information processing theory, dual coding theory and the theory of multiple intelligences, the Center for... More

    pp. 612-614

  19. Curriculum Webs: Teacher-Selected and Organized Web Resources and Activities

    Lars Leader, Valdosta State University, United States; Sabrina Sterling, Camden County Schools, Georgia, United States

    Our poster and demonstration will provide an overview of curriculum webs, including their design and use at all levels in education. Although similar to WebQuests, curriculum webs extend coverage ... More

    pp. 615-616

  20. Visual Learning through Technology: The Availability, Teacher Familiarity and Use of Visual Tools and Standards for Learning

    Hayley Mayall & Rhonda Robinson, Northern Illinois University, United States

    Visual literacy, digital storytelling, and multimodal learning have begun to transform educational practice in schools. Teachers and school media professionals are encouraged to integrate visual... More

    pp. 617-621