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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3750–3754
Abstract: Through the funding of an Improving Teacher Quality Grant, fifteen rural science educators were selected to attend a one week summer technology institute in which state and national standards were applied to integrate handheld computer...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) p. 1701
"Very few web resources are indexed to curricula, state frameworks, or national standards" (Roschelle & Pea, 1999, p. 23). In reviewing a series of issues related to the potential of the World Wide Web in education, Roschelle and Pea discussed the...
Topics: Developmental Stages
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014)
Abstract: The Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps is a well-known and long-standing collaboration between the military and public education. It has been in place for almost a century but is it keeping pace with today’s educational demands? ...
Topics: Teaching/Learning Strategies
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 462–465
This paper is a review of literature related to the changing professional development needs of principals and the potential of the World Wide Web to meet some of those needs. Research indicates that principals need greater access to information...
Topics: Professional Development
The implementation and assessment of Technology Standards for Instructional Personnel: A case study of the process used by one Virginia school district
(1999) pp. 1–161
With the development of Technology Standards for Instructional Personnel in Virginia, school districts are faced with the challenge of devising plans for implementing and assessing the standards with teachers and other school personnel. The purpose...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 2852–2857
While technology integration has become increasingly common in many classrooms, secondary English/Language Arts teachers have often resisted, preferring instead that their students interact with texts via more traditional means. Effective technology ...
A Study of West Virginia P-12 Teachers' Use of the Internet as a Professional and Instructional Tool
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1633–1640
This paper is a report on the findings of a study investigating West Virginia P-12 teachers' use of the Internet as a professional and instructional tool. Descriptive in nature this study used both quantitative and qualitative methods. Based on an...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 891–892
The rural, in-service teacher is often confronted with many barriers when trying to obtain an advanced degree or additional certification. Geography, time, professional obligations and familial responsibilities are often barriers that hinder the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 2729–2733
Since its launch in 2006, Twitter continues to grow as one of the most used social-networking platforms and the largest microblogging platform. Limited to 140 characters per message (known as a Tweet), Twitter allows for concise interaction among...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 725–726
Using online resources in combination with face-to-face instruction can provide a number of opportunities to enrich the teaching and learning experience. The Internet offers an easily accessible and updateable format for posting standard course...
Topics: Physical Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 932–937
A needs analysis approach was implemented to ascertain the current state of technology use and integration across multiple undergraduate and graduate teacher preparation programs within a university and to formulate recommendations for next steps....
Topics: Research & Evaluation
Creating a Web-Based Curriculum Tool: Helping K-12 Teachers Harness the Potential of the World Wide Web
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2858–2859
The World Wide Web offers a great deal of potential for enriching the teaching and learning experience in the K-12 classroom. In many cases, however, teachers lack the time and skills to locate resources on their own. What can be done to help...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1739–1742
The Internet has great potential to serve as a multicultural education tool. Using websites educators can take their students for online tours of renowned museums, go on jungle safaris, visit historical sites, and experience various multicultural...
Lessons Learned from Facilitating a Web-Based Professional Development Course for In-Service Teachers
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 315–316
The purpose of this paper is to share the lessons learned from facilitating a Web-based professional development course for K-12 educators. Offered in Spring 2001, Using the WWW in the K-12 Classroom was the pilot course of a newly developed...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1999 (April 1999)
New standards in the state of Virginia are being instituted to require that professional development programs for pre-service principals include experience with technology. This study was designed to identify relevant topics that should be part of...
Increasing Teacher Awareness of Assistive Technology through Integration into Special Education Preparation Programs
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1855–1860
Recent federal legislation has impacted preparation of highly qualified special education teachers in higher education. Special education preparation must focus not only on course content and pedagogy, but also on technology in accordance with...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 182–183
The Professional Development Series was initiated during the Spring 2001 semester for the purpose of providing staff development courses to in-service teachers across the state. Courses are web-based (using WebCT as the delivery platform) with no...
Topics: Professional Development
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 456–461
The purpose of this paper is to provide a comparison of studies regarding administrators' needs and perceptions related to technology in education. A synopsis of educational technology standards that have been applied to students, teachers, and...
Web-Based Discussions: Building Effective Electronic Communities for Preservice Technology Education
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 1 (2000) pp. 3–11
Web-based discussions can be used to increase communica-tion among preservice teachers, however, course instructors must pay particular attention to various factors that create an environment where meaningful discourse with educational value can ...
Topics: Preservice Teacher Education
Effect of Online and Onsite Writing Prompts on Writing Achievement Among Elementary, Middle and High School Students: A Trilogy.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2110–2116
The presentation will synthesize the findings and implications of three independent but related research investigations that explored the effects of online and onsite writing prompts on student writing. Two projects occurred with automatic essay...
Annual Forum of the Association for Institutional Research 2000 (May 2000)
This study examined the use of concept maps for Web-based applications in higher education. The purpose of the project was to design concept maps that could serve as prototypes for navigating and searching Internet resources. It also explored the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3008–3011
Serving as a stimulus for cognitive engagement, multimedia provides the motivation for active participation and investment by all students. As educators realize the benefits multimedia offers for classroom use, this technology may become one of the...
Lisa Heaton; Jake Bolen; Amy Carlson; Kay Lawson; Debra Lockwood; Rikki Lowe; Melissa Rhodes; Sherri Shafer
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 2262–2265
What do you think about gaming and what does it have to do with education? The potential ill effects of gaming and video game content are widely discussed. However, a few authors like Gee (2007) in What Video Games Have to Teach Us about Learning...
Lisa A. Heaton; Sandra Orr; Debra Young; Deborah D. Clark; Robin A. Lewis; Ray Singleton; Dixie Billheimer; Kim Sigman
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 81–85
Designed to encourage scholarly activity and promote professional growth experiences for doctoral candidates, the Residency Portfolio at Marshall University replaced the use of comprehensive exams in 2003. During this session, doctoral students in...