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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) p. 1975
With video editing hardware and software becoming increasingly less expensive and easier to use, the time is right for teacher training professors to start developing their own instructional videos. This presentation will focus on arguments for...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1994 (1994) pp. 416–417
As we quickly move into the next century disenchant-
Computers in the Schools Vol. 20, No. 1 (Aug 04, 2003) pp. 1–10
This article presents a brief retrospective from the editor's point of view covering 25 years of Computers in the Schools. The author then presents some of the ideas relating to obstacles that have prevented a more thorough immersion of information...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2988–2989
This paper reports preliminary findings of a study assessing the quality of existing online courses at five Internet sites including three university institutions, and two commercial sites that provide software packages for educational online...
Topics: Educational Technology
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 744–747
This paper will present a study in which we examined two different methods of multimedia courseware design ?structure-based and function-based methods ?to determine whether the design methods make difference in the quality of the courseware in terms ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2946–2951
In this paper, first, we will propose two types of design: Type I design - Static Design, and Type II design - Dynamic Design. Both types of design strategically determine the rules, principles, structures, and macro processes that apply to...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1010–1016
In this paper, we will propose a new approach of technology integration, from a perspective of system design, viewing technology integration as the development of an information system. We will demonstrate the new approach within a conceptual...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1996 (1996) pp. 958–960
Sven Birkerts, in his book The Gutenberg Elegies, casts information technology as the prime villain in the subversion of literacy. I find this to be a restrictive view of human communications. Birkerts uses the book as an icon for the mass produced...
A Comparison of Traditional and Computer-Based Methods of Teaching Students to Administer Individual Intelligence Tests
AEDS Journal Vol. 16, No. 1 (1982) pp. 56–64
The effectiveness of a computer-assisted training method using computer simulation of two subsets of the Wechsler Intelligence Test for Children--Revised was compared with traditional methods for teaching the administration of the test. Results...
T.H.E. Journal Vol. 12, No. 3 (1984) pp. 98–99
Two college of education experts present a system which trains university students to administer and interpret standardized tests such as the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Revised (WISC-R), thus easing time demands upon their instructors. ...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 6, No. 3 (1989) pp. 1–10
Describes results of a survey of secondary school and college teachers that was conducted to determine subject matter that should be included in educational computing journals. Areas of interest included computer applications; artificial...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 18, No. 2 (Jun 24, 2002) pp. 79–95
A study of methods to assess student learning in instructional technology courses was conducted using an IT learning model that consists of four dimensions. Static assessment and dynamic assessment methods were employed to assess student (a)...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 2550–2553
This paper demonstrates the results of a qualitative study that examines the successes, failures, and attitudes of a group of PT3-trained teachers after at least one year of public school teaching. This summary of the results highlights the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 807–812
Many instructors are taking advantage of the Internet and creating Web pages. In this study an analysis of instructor-generated Web pages was conducted in order to capture key structural and content components with the intent of improving the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 901–904
Student’s attitudes toward information technology have been shown to be a major factor affecting their success in learning and using such technologies (Francis & Evans, 1995; Freedman & Liu, 1996; & Liu, 1997a). The most common studies relating to...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 846–847
A graduate/pre-service education course was redesigned at the University of Nevada, Reno. Course instructors believed that students would better grasp the course objective of creating a WebQuest for target classrooms if this activity was modeled for ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1737–1742
This paper summarizes the development and evaluation of an authentic course project assignment used in a teacher education course that emphasizes integrating information technology into the curriculum. This course project has been shown to be an...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 22, No. 3 (Jan 11, 2006) pp. 1–5
In this second special issue on Type II applications of information technology in education, the focus is on classroom integration. This editorial explores some possible explanations for the fact that information technology in schools has not...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 8, No. 1 (1991) pp. 5–14
Argues that educational computing is a discipline and discusses issues that need to be addressed in this discipline, including similarities with experimental psychology; networks and integrated learning systems; problem-solving software versus...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 4 (2004) pp. 593–607
Studies have suggested that students’ computer attitudes are related to their success in learning to use computer technology. The current study investigates how positive attitudes are "transferred" into higher learning achievement, and determines an ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1910–1912
Two of the authors of this proposal have observed and studied the peer critique procedures used by a professor of photography, the third author. These procedures are judged to be exemplary and extremely effective. An analysis of these procedures...
Topics: Educational Technology
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 890–894
User interactivity in computer education has been shown to increase learning and satisfaction. Yet, Website interactivity has been neglected in educational Websites. We will present a definition of interactivity and explain our nine criteria for...
An Annotated Bibliography of Outstanding Educational Technology Sites on the Web: A Study of Usefulness and Design Quality
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3501–3506
The Web is an important source of information for teacher educators in general, and for those preparing teachers to use technology in particular. However, the quality of available Web sites varies greatly in terms of both content and design...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 21, No. 1 (September 2004) pp. 165–183
In 1999, the Federal Department of Education began the PT3 initiative. The goal of that initiative was to transform teacher education programs across the country to ensure that new teachers would enter the classroom prepared to effectively integrate ...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 17, No. 3 (2001) pp. 1–16
Considers the impact of information technology, particularly the Web, on distance education in higher education. Topics include the future of public education; criticism of education based on societal anger, political ambition, and the profit motive ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3299–3304
This presentation will present three views of the past, the present, and the possible future of information technology in education in general and in teacher education. These three possibly widely divergent views will be those of three individuals...
Assisting Well- Prepared Beginning Teachers to Overcome Obstacles in Integrating Technology in Their Classrooms
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) p. 3328
Overcoming obstacles and difficulties in integrating technology into the curriculum by well-prepared teachers upon entering their first classroom will form the basis of the discussion for this session. The discussion will focus on ideas to help new...