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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 18, 2019

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Number of papers: 444

  1. The Design Document as a Strategy for Making Design Thinking Visible: Innovating Practice and Embedding Technology

    Dawn Hathaway & Priscilla Norton, George Mason University, United States

    Today’s teachers are challenged to be innovators, to craft learning opportunities and instructional practices incorporating technology(ies) appropriate for 21st century learning. Team ISTE (2018)... More

    pp. 1842-1849

  2. Elementary schools teachers’ perceptions of integrating digital games in their teaching at different career stages

    ‪Merav Hayak‬‏, Open university;, Israel; Orit Avidov Ungar, Achva Academic College, Israel

    TThe present study examines Israeli teachers` perceptions of the integration of digital games-based learning (DGBL) into their instruction at different stages of their career. The research... More

    pp. 1850-1856

  3. The Potential Synergy between Digital Games and Task-based Language Teaching and Learning

    Nadia Jaramillo Cherrez, Iowa State University, United States

    Digital games have shown new possibilities for teaching and learning, and in particular for foreign /second languages (L2). These games can facilitate a learner-center environment with situated... More

    pp. 1857-1861

  4. Comparing BYOD and One-to-One Laptop Programs in Secondary School Classrooms: A Review of the Literature

    Robin Kay & Derrick Schellenberg, UOIT, Canada

    Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs are becoming increasingly popular in secondary school environments (Delgado et al., 2015; Johnson et al., 2014), however, limited research has been conducted... More

    pp. 1862-1866

  5. Supporting Preservice Teachers with Students Response Systems

    Robin Kay & Diana Petrarca, UOIT, Canada

    Preservice teachers need to develop a wide range of skills and knowledge including awareness of learners, understanding curriculum content and goals, subject matter skills, pedagogical knowledge,... More

    pp. 1867-1872

  6. Exploring Kahoot! Learning through Gaming in Secondary Science Education

    Rashmi Khazanchi, Mitchell County School System, United States; Pankaj Khazanchi, Liberty University/ Cobb county School District, United States

    Abstract: Research studies have indicated a significant global decline in students’ enrollment and achievement in science curricula as it has failed to spark the interest of students in learning... More

    pp. 1873-1879

  7. An Exploratory Research on Emerging Technologies in a Transformative Learning Space

    Younglong Kim, Sarinporn Chaivisit, Asino Tutaleni & Susan Stansberry, Oklahoma State University, United States

    Technology is continually evolving and affecting daily life. While it is impossible to use every new technology, it is crucial for instructional technologists and educators to examine what... More

    pp. 1880-1887

  8. Developing Teaching Practices through the Utilization of Learning Analytics

    Riina Kleimola, Centria University of Applied Sciences, Finland

    Learning analytics is an object of growing interest across the HE organizations. While it holds the potential to foster more adaptive teaching and learning practices, it requires careful... More

    pp. 1888-1897

  9. Facilitative Teaching Style: Benefits & Challenges

    Jennifer Sparks Kontak, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, United States

    With the onset of student-led pedagogy in K-12 classrooms, the role of teacher has begun to change from that of lecturer to facilitator due to continual progression towards lesson planning for... More

    pp. 1898-1901

  10. Digital Pharmacists with the Panacea in the New Paradigm: Discursive Formation of a Good Teacher in Digital Era

    Sejin Lee & Kyungmee Lee, Educational Research, Lancaster University, United Kingdom

    Teachers today face ever-increasing demands in teaching to ensure that their students are to be well equipped to be competent in the 21st century. Among many demands, teachers are expected to be... More

    pp. 1902-1910

  11. Reconceptualising a good teacher in SMART education: A Foucauldian Critical Discourse Analysis

    Sejin Lee & Kyungmee Lee, Educational Research, Lancaster University, United Kingdom

    While using technology in the classroom has been taken for granted as ‘good thing’ or ‘smart thing’, improving students learning, many teacher educators have argued teachers need to develop... More

    pp. 1911-1916

  12. Barrier and Facilitators of Information and Communications Technologies Usage for In-Classroom Teaching

    Becky Leshem, Orit AVidov-Unger, Adva Margaliot & Etty Grobgeld, Achva Academic College, Israel

    The study examined the perceptions of 22 experienced teacher educators regarding their teaching quality in a special ICT enhanced classroom, designed for teacher training. The goal of the study was... More

    pp. 1917-1921

  13. Pedagogical Innovation through the Eyes of Teacher Educators

    Dalit Levy, Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel

    A qualitative inductive analysis of 110 open-ended questionnaires was performed, as part of a research network aiming at investigating views of pedagogical innovation among teacher educators in... More

    pp. 1922-1930

  14. A Path Analysis of Players' Perception of Using Massively Multiplayer Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs) to Learn Second Language (L2) English Vocabulary

    Juan Li, Clemson University, United States

    This study was designed to replicate and extend Bourgonjon et al. (2010)’s study on the factors predicting students' acceptance for using video games in the classrooms. In this study, an... More

    pp. 1931-1937

  15. Examining the Alignment of Foreign Language Teachers’ Technology Use Intention and Actual Usage

    Haixia Liu & Matthew J. Koehler, Michigan State University, United States; Lina Wang, South China Institute of Software Engineering, China

    This study aims to examine the alignment of foreign language teachers’ intention to use technology with teachers’ use of technology within the Technology Acceptance Model (TAM) framework. Within... More

    pp. 1938-1943

  16. Practicing Presence: Simple Self Care for Educators Goes Mobile

    Lisa Lucas, West Chester University of Pennsylvania, United States; Chelsea LaRose, Downingtown Area School District, United States

    This best practice session looks at ways that mobile devices with cellular connectivity can continue the learning and engage participants after a face to face professional development workshop... More

    pp. 1944-1949

  17. Factors That Impact the Implementation of Virtual Literacy Coaching in the Eastern Caribbean

    Gregory MacKinnon, Acadia University, Canada; Terry-Ann Marsh-Roberts, Antigua State College, Antigua And Barbuda; Yvonne Jones, T.A. Marryshow Community College, Grenada; Delise Williams, Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College, Saint Kitts And Nevis; Ann Hamilton-Dopwell, St. Vincent & the Grenadines Community College, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines; Colin King, Acadia University, Canada

    Coaching of teachers to implement literacy instruction using international best practice has been complicated in Eastern Caribbean Countries due to travel constraints and limited human resources.... More

    pp. 1950-1958

  18. Introducing Data Science-Cybersecurity Concepts to High School STEM Teachers during an Intensive Six Week Summer Research Experience

    Faith Maina, Abdul Serwadda, Susan Mengel, Joseph Wairungu & Nereah Obiero, Texas Tech University, United States

    The Western Texas – Research Experience for Teachers was a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded program to introduce data science and its application in cybersecurity concepts to high school... More

    pp. 1959-1963

  19. Three quality attributes - availability, performance and security - of social media services used in higher education

    Pekka Makkonen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland; Kerstin Siakas, ATEI (Thessaloniki), Greece

    Quality of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) services can be evaluated amongst others according to three quality attributes, namely availability, performance, and security. We... More

    pp. 1964-1969

  20. Students’ Perceptions and Attitudes toward the use of Flipgrid in the Language Classroom

    Oraib Mango, California State University, San Bernardino, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate student perceptions and attitudes toward the use of Flipgrid, an online video platform, in second language learning. Thirty students enrolled in Arabic ... More

    pp. 1970-1973