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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 18, 2019


Kevin Graziano

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Number of papers: 445

  1. Preparing Preservice Teachers for “Learning by Making” in Makerspace Communities

    Ozlem Karakaya, Jiaqi Yu, Asimoula Valai & Amy Updegraff, Iowa State University, United States

    This paper describes a blended learning approach used to raise awareness of ‘learning by making’ among preservice teachers. Specifically, detailed design narratives are shared on how an... More

    pp. 1594-1599

  2. 5th/6th Graders and Preservice Teachers Explore Engineering and Coding in a Combined After-School Technology Club/Educational Technology Course

    Jennifer Kidd, Old Dominion University, United States; Sam Sacks, Old Dominion Unversity, United States; Krishna Kaipa & Kelly Rippard, Old Dominion University, United States

    Elementary schools are increasingly encouraged to adopt STEM education efforts that include engineering and programming, yet pre-service teachers (PSTs) are not traditionally prepared to teach... More

    pp. 1600-1605

  3. New Technologies and How to Use Them: 3D and Makerspaces Demystified

    Lesia Lennex & Justin Elswick, Morehead State University, United States

    New technologies bring learning opportunities to P-16 students. 3D technologies, in all forms, bring life to student productions. How do we support curriculum with these technologies? This brief... More

    pp. 1606-1612

  4. Near-Peer Facilitated Making for Underserved Populations: Lessons Learned through Program Evaluation

    James Marshall, San Diego State University, United States; Edward Price & Charles De Leone, California State University San Marcos, United States

    “Making” STEM Relevant in Underserved Communities, funded by the National Science Foundation, was Pathways project that aimed to develop a research-based model for supporting and evaluating a... More

    pp. 1613-1623

  5. Informing Recommended Makerspace Outcomes through Linguistic Analytics

    Kevin Oliver & Jennifer Houchins, NC State University, United States; Robert Moore, Old Dominion University, United States

    An after-school maker club collected student reflections on makerspace projects in different formats over two years: private written reflections captured in the 3D GameLab gamification platform and... More

    pp. 1624-1629

  6. The Attitudes and Approaches of Rural Area Students About Robotics in a Diverse Border-Town Community

    Mehmet Ali Ozer & David Rutledge, New Mexico State University, United States

    Education in rural areas has always been a struggle either for students or teachers and administrators. Access, distance, teacher retention, and life conditions are only a few of these difficulties... More

    pp. 1630-1634

  7. Change in Role Identity of an Environmental Science Educator Who Desires to Facilitate Learning by Making

    Mamta Shah, Mark Petrovich, Aroutis Foster & Raja Schaar, Drexel University, United States; Danielle Chen, University of Pennsylvania, United States

    This paper reports preliminary qualitative findings from Invent with Environment- an ongoing year-long (November 2018- May 2019) mixed-methods study undertaken to develop and test maker courses for... More

    pp. 1635-1645

  8. Preparing Bilingual Teachers to Integrate the Engineering Design Process into Upper-Elementary and Middle School Classrooms

    Ross C. Teller, Daniel A. Tillman, William H. Robertson, Josefina V. Tinajero & Song A. An, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States

    This paper discusses the current state of research about integrating the engineering design process (EDP) into upper-elementary and middle school curriculum, and the impacts of such research on the... More

    pp. 1646-1652

  9. Preparing Students for the 21st Century

    Yachi Wanyan, Texas Southern University, United States; Youmei Liu, University of Houston, United States

    Texas Southern University received a 3-year grant from the National Sciences Foundation to develop an Artificial Intelligence (AI) infused educational platform, in the form of an intelligent... More

    pp. 1653-1659

  10. Making Inspired by Nature: Engaging Preservice Elementary Teachers and Children in Maker-centered Learning and Biomimicry

    Douglas Williams, Aimee Barber & Peter Sheppard, University of Louisiana, United States

    This exploratory project, Making Inspired by Nature, brings together the art of making and the creative practices of biomimicry to engage preservice teachers and children in building innovative... More

    pp. 1660-1665

  11. So What Happens When the Funding Runs Out? Professional Development for Sustainable Geospatial Technology Integration Initiatives

    Thomas Hammond & Al Bodzin, Lehigh University, United States

    To date, geospatial educators have focused on classroom-level implementation. Accordingly, professional development efforts regarding teachers’ integration of geospatial tools into classroom... More

    pp. 1666-1672

  12. Implications from a Scale Up of Geospatial Technology Professional Development Program for Secondary Teachers

    Lori Rubino-Hare & Nena Bloom, Northern Arizona University Center for Science Teaching and Learning, United States; Brooke Whitworth, The University of Mississippi, United States

    This paper describes the process of taking a successful geospatial technology professional development program for secondary teachers to national scale. The scale up was achieved through a... More

    pp. 1673-1678

  13. Developing Global Competencies Among Youth: Maps Math Media Project

    Melda Yildiz, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    This study explores the role of geospatial education in P20 classrooms; offers creative strategies and possibilities for integrating mobile technologies such as Global Positioning System (GPS) into... More

    pp. 1679-1688

  14. Globally Connected Mobile Learning: E-Debiyyat (E-Literature) Project

    Melda Yildiz, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    This study outlines innovative multilingual and multicultural multimedia projects using mobile devices in teacher education; offers creative strategies for producing media with youth and developing... More

    pp. 1689-1698

  15. Technology Binds or Blinds? Different Countries Similar Issues: Part 1

    Melda Yildiz, New York Institute of Technology, United States; Tami Seifert, Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology, and Art, Israel; Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel; Amy Eguchi, Bloomfield College, United States; Sagini Keengwe, University of North Dakota, United States; George Kontos, Western Kentucky University, United States; Adhithya Krishna, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    Technology binds or blinds us? In this symposium, we outline stories from different educational institutions around the world where the technology may be limited but pedagogy is plenty (Paulo... More

    pp. 1699-1704

  16. Print or Electronic Text: Student Preferences and Comprehension

    Abriel Garrick, College of Education, University of Houston, United States

    Technology is becoming more prevalent and unavoidably interconnected with education. Advancements in technology has had a wide-ranging impact on the we teach and learn. as a result, all levels of... More

    pp. 1705-1708

  17. The Integration of Media-Related Studies and Competencies into US and German Initial Teacher Education. A Cross-National Analysis of Contemporary Practices and Trends.

    Jennifer Tiede & Silke Grafe, University of Würzburg, Germany

    Many institutions of initial teacher education have realized the necessity to integrate media-related studies into their curricula. However, there are no binding regulations for these processes. As... More

    pp. 1709-1717

  18. Teachers’ and Students’ Factors as Correlates of Learning Outcomes in Civic Education among Senior Secondary School Students in Osun State, Nigeria

    Babatunde Adeyemi, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria, Nigeria

    The study examined the students’ attitude to the learning of Civic Education in Osun State secondary schools. It investigated the students’ achievement in Civic Education. It also examined the... More

    pp. 1718-1724

  19. Using Video Creation Assignments to Help Pre-Service Teachers Understand Pedagogy 2.0

    Lorraine Beaudin & Olesha Ratther, University of Lethbridge, Canada

    The purpose of this exploratory research was to investigate how a video creation assignment might enhance pre-service teachers’ understanding of the complexity of using content creation... More

    pp. 1725-1729

  20. Language Acquisition With Augmented and Virtual Reality

    Hayet Bensetti-Benbader & Dennissa Brown, New Jersey City University, United States

    In the past few years, there has been a rise in the creation of computer or web-based technology specifically designed to provide highly collaborative, immersive and interactive learning... More

    pp. 1730-1734