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Southern Utah University
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 292–297
This study examined students’ preferred media in online learning and online technology self-efficacy. One hundred six college students in a mid-size U.S. university responded to a survey. The frequency analysis showed that, overall, students tended...
Topics: Computer-Mediated Communication
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 638–639
The purpose of the presentation is to introduce the recent successful collaborative projects with a Japanese university. Students in the U.S. and Japan engaged in a synchronous chat and collaborated on a group research project. The author will...
Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy Vol. 38, No. 2 (2012) pp. 215–219
Technology integration is an approach which has been stressed in higher education in the USA for several decades. Many colleges and universities now offer online courses and encourage faculty to incorporate technology into courses. Technology...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 417–419
Cognitive flexibility affects one’s behavior and communication styles. Cognitively flexible people can choose appropriate behavior or verbal response from available options, depending on the situation. They also have a high level of self-efficacy in ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 402–407
Social presence is one of the critical factors that affect student's learning in interactive television (ITV) classrooms. The paper discusses a theory of social presence and related concepts and examines how instructors can enhance social presence...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 535–538
Transition to American universities is challenging for international students and many feel homesick and experience emotional stresses. Students with less confidence in their English speaking skills tend not to participate in class discussion and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 234–235
VoiceThread is a popular Web 2.0 program and has been used by many educators because of its ease of use and flexibility. It is an asynchronous online discussion board with audio/video capabilities. Various studies show that VoiceThread promotes...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 3010–3012
Blogs are one of the popular emerging technologies. Many people create blogs to express their opinions, post announcements, and communicate with particular audience. In the field of education, blogs are still not widely used and research is needed...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 1759–1763
Online instruction is no longer a new concept and many universities and colleges currently offer a number of online courses. A sense of community is one of the critical factors in online learning environments and its positive effects have been...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 3579–3582
Technology integration has been emphasized in higher education for several decades. Many colleges and universities now offer online courses and encourage faculty to incorporate technology into courses. In the present study, the author incorporates...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 2570–2573
In order to promote technology integration into K-12 classrooms, it is important that pre-service teachers feel comfortable with using technology. Past research shows that preservice teachers' motivation to learn technology is related to their level ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 4050–4052
Importance of social learning has been discussed in many studies. Most teachers and educators agree that effective learning occurs through social interaction. Among various emerging technologies, Wikis have been used as a collaborative tool. In this ...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 647–650
The present study investigates perceived ease of use and usefulness of Google Hangouts. About 30 teacher education students at the U.S and Japanese universities participated in an online cross-cultural activity using Google Hangouts and discussed...
Students' Attitudes Towards Mobile Learning and Mobile Device Usage in the U.S. and Israel Universities
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 651–654
While mobile learning has been around for the past decade, much research is still needed to clarify its pedagogical effectiveness. In the present study, researchers have distributed a survey to assess students’ usage of mobile devices and attitudes...
Topics: Computer-Mediated Communication
VoiceThread in the Elementary Classroom: A practical look at student-perceived enjoyment and learning through the use of digital storytelling
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 550–553
The integration of technology in the classroom serves numerous academic functions to the students that engage in it. This is a study of the practical application of implementing digital storytelling in a classroom in order to analyze students’...
Topics: Digital Storytelling/Video
"Factors That Affect Teachers' Attitudes Toward Using Technology Through a Comparison of U.S. and Japanese Practices"
Kodai Kusano; Sarah Frederiksen; LeAnne Jones; Yui Mukoyama; Taku Yamagishi; Kengo Sadaki; Hiroki Ishizuka; Michiko Kobayashi
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2012 (Oct 09, 2012) pp. 1833–1839
The use of technology within schools is of great importance and it is imperative to identify what factors may be keeping some educators from implementing technology in their classrooms. Recent studies have shown when educators utilize technology in...
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