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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 05, 2017


Paul Resta; Shaunna Smith

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Number of papers: 415

  1. COBRIX: A Physical Computing Interface for Blind and Visually Impaired Students to Learn Programming

    Jung-Hyun Ahn & Woonhee Sung, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States; Sun Woong Lee, Kwangwoon University, Korea (South); Jang Hee I, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States

    Despite national attention on computer science, there is a significant lack of educational resources for visually impaired or blind population to get introduced to learn to program. This population... More

    pp. 727-733

  2. A Conceptual Framework for Mobile Learning in Saudi Higher Education

    Hayat Alajlan, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

    This brief paper presents a discussion of mobile learning (ML) in higher education (HE) in Saudi Arabia (SA) based on HE students’ practices and experiences with ML and introduces a theoretical ML ... More

    pp. 734-739

  3. Project-Based Foreign Language Learning in a Mobile-Blended Collaborative Learning Setting: A Case Study of EFL Learners

    Hulya Avci, Beykent University, Turkey; Tufan Adiguzel, Bahcesehir University, Turkey

    This paper reports on a part of a case study of a set of English foreign language learners who participated in a project work involving both synchronous and asynchronous collaborative interactions ... More

    pp. 740-743

  4. Micro Units – A New Approach to Making Learning Truly Mobile

    Marc Beutner, University of Paderborn, Germany; Rasmus Pechuel, Ingenious Knowledge GmbH, Germany

    This paper examines how mobile learning is changing the way we deliver content to learners. It briefly outlines mobile devices of the next generation before taking a detailed look at the concept of... More

    pp. 744-751

  5. Mobile Game-Based Learning: Exploring the Anytime, Anywhere, and on Any Device Characteristics of Mobile Devices

    Boaventura DaCosta, Solers Research Group, United States; Soonhwa Seok, Korea University, United States

    The anytime, anywhere, and on any device properties of mobile technology have been said to offer new opportunities for researchers and educators interested in leveraging the possible benefits of... More

    pp. 752-756

  6. Preservice Teachers’ Motivational Reactions to Online Instructional Materials on Immersive Technology

    Kevin J. Graziano, Nevada State College, United States; Shawn Daley, Concordia University, United States

    Within teacher education, there is limited literature on the use of contemporary immersive technologies with preservice teachers. The purpose of this study was to examine preservice teachers’... More

    pp. 757-765

  7. The Application, Benefits, and Challenges of Flipped Learning with Preservice Teachers

    Kevin J. Graziano, School of Education, Nevada State College, United States

    Flipped learning, an instructional model that reverses typical in-class lectures and homework, is on the rise in classrooms across the nation. As a subset of blended learning, the flipped model of ... More

    pp. 766-775

  8. Parents' Perceptions and Concerns of a 1:1 Laptop Initiative: Implications for Teacher Education

    Yi Jin & Denise Schmidt-Crawford, Iowa State University, United States

    Analyzing data gathered from pre- and post-surveys administered during the first year of the implementation, the researchers investigated parents' perceptions and concerns of the 1:1 laptop... More

    pp. 776-783

  9. An Innovative Teaching Mode of Integrating Mobile Learning with Language Learning

    Xiaorui Sun, Inner Mongolia Normal University, P.R.China, China

    This article discusses one innovative way of enhancing language skills through the mobile app technology in EFL settings. Based on the purposeful and meaningful mobile learning and collaboration to... More

    pp. 784-789

  10. Participatory Action Research: Building an Understanding of EAL Mobile Vocabulary Strategies

    Ewa Wasniewski, Tariqa Tandon & Michelle Lalonde, MacEwan University, Canada

    This paper presents preliminary findings of integrating professional development for English as an Additional Language (EAL) instructors through Participatory Action Research (PAR) in a mobile... More

    pp. 790-797

  11. Open Educational Practice and Preservice Teacher Education: Understanding past practice and future possibilities

    Peter Albion & David Jones, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Chris Campbell, Griffith University, Australia; Janice Jones, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    'Open' is a commonly applied descriptor for a variety of educational initiatives but its meaning and implications vary widely. This paper reviews some more recent understandings of 'open' in... More

    pp. 798-806

  12. Online tools for small-group discussion: a comparison between threaded forums and collaborative mind-maps

    Rosa Cendros Araujo & George Gadanidis, Western University, Canada

    In online environments, small-group activities are generally conducted through threaded forums as the medium for students to share and build knowledge collaboratively. However, previous studies... More

    pp. 807-814

  13. Hybrid Cloud and Its Application in IT Education

    Li Chao, University of Houston - Victoria, United States

    This paper discusses the hybrid cloud platform and the application of the hybrid cloud in IT education. The hybrid cloud has been booming in the IT industry like never before. IT education... More

    pp. 815-821

  14. A Digital Curation Platform: NTNU Curation

    Chiung-Hui Chiu, Ying-Chun Chou, Jing-Man Lin, Yu-Ting Chiu, Yu-Wei Chan & Jui-Lin Weng, Graduate Institute of Information and Computer Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    This poster presents a networked platform for supporting digital curation activity, as part of the three-year long research project “Incorporating digital curation and gender preferences to improve... More

    pp. 822-826

  15. Recognizing Design-Based Research as Coursework and Experiential Support: Micro-Learning as Integrated Teacher Candidate Coursework and Field-Based Understandings

    Caroline M. Crawford, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States; Melissa Semeniuk, University of North Texas, United States

    Supporting the teacher candidate throughout the teacher education program of study experience as well as the field-based experiential needs has been studied for decades, with a mountain of findings... More

    pp. 827-832

  16. From Pepe to Facepalm Picard: Bridging the ASD Communications Gap Using Memes

    Douglas Darby, University of North Texas, United States

    Among the aspects typically attributed to adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are difficulties in conveying and comprehending appropriate context in communication, and a propensity for... More

    pp. 833-834

  17. Greening School Curriculum with Technology: A Case Inquiry

    Elva Duenez, Hutsell Elementary, United States; Irene L. Chen, University of Houston Downtown, United States

    The effectiveness of using technology as a tool in the classroom can be beneficial for learning without the use of paper trails. Third grade teachers were put on trial to use technology instead of ... More

    pp. 835-839

  18. Creating Simple iPad Games to Consolidate Understanding

    Leslee Francis-Pelton & Timothy Pelton, University of Victoria, Canada

    MathTappers:MultiMatch, is a new, free (yes, and without ads) matching game app that allows anyone (teachers, students, parents, experts, etc.) to create decks to support consolidation, mastery,... More

    pp. 840-844

  19. Social Media Use in Post Secondary Education with Undergraduates: A Literature Review

    Cynthia Gomez, New Mexico State University, United States

    Dabbagh and Reo discuss how social media is a broad term that denotes a wide variety of network technology or tools that “emphasize the social aspects of Internet as a channel for communication,... More

    pp. 845-851

  20. Help from Friends: Facebook’s Potential for Adolescents’ Academic Help-seeking

    Christine Greenhow, Amy Chapman & Ming Lei, Michigan State University, United States

    Social network sites can provide effective avenues for information-seeking due in part to their unique social and technical aspects. This study examined the impact of an educational social media... More

    pp. 852-855