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University of Canterbury
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 1160–1164
The Commission of the European Union clearly recognises strategic benefits of extending ‘advanced distance learning techniques into schools and colleges’ within the Bangerman report. Information and communication technologies (Telematics), one of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 2283–2285
Journal of Information Technology for Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (1999) pp. 381–96
Describes the development of the ICT (Information and Communications Technology) Educational Research Forum (ERF), which aims to fulfill some of the needs of the education profession to engage with research in the field of ICT, focusing on the ERF...
The Globalisation of Education Through Teacher Education with New Technologies: A View Informed by Research Through Teacher Education with New Technologies:
AACE Journal Vol. 1, No. 12 (1999) pp. 8–12
By 2040, when today's young teachers will be ending their teaching career, it is reasonable to expect those glob- al issues relating to the environment and to cultural diversity to be a major focus in education. Therefore it is relevant to help...
Equitable Evaluation of Teacher Preparation to Develop Culturally Sensitive Adaptive Expertise in Collaboration with 21st Century Networked Schools in New Zealand
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1394–1397
Research and evaluation of initial teacher preparation is informing Ministries worldwide and teacher educators worldwide on the importance of quality preparation in collaboration with schools for equitable outcomes. The New Zealand Ministry of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 3188–3198
The current context for teacher education in many countries worldwide has brought new technology and teacher education to the forefront of policies, with major initiatives to renew education through technology. The Society for Information Technology ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 882–886
The Society of IT in Teacher Education aims to promote the use of IT in teacher education. SITE's conferences, journal and associated activities attest to the value of this for realising the quality of the three dimensions of higher education:...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 2, No. 2 (2002) pp. 117–126
The first decade of the Society of Information Technology in Teacher Education (SITE) has seen the formation of a wonderful loosely coupled system, which we enjoy. Part of that enjoyment is our common socialization —we think and act like teacher...
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 1, No. 2 (1995) pp. 199–211
This paper reviews a range of applications in which telecommunications have been used for professional development of teachers: From those which retrieve information, to those which provide it, with the most exciting group collaborations in the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1994 (1994) pp. 643–646
Many papers have been written about the use of electronic communication in education. Most have assumed that use of this aspect of new technology is valuable, but few attempt to uncover the aspects that make it valuable within education. This paper...
14th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education 1999 (July 1999)
Teachers and researchers need to use the research produced in education to improve their practice. However, the current modes of dissemination through journals and papers are often written for the expert community. The Telematics Centre at the...
Synergy between Information and Communications Technologies and Educational Action Research and Collaborative Construction of Our Active Identities
Educational Action Research Vol. 18, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 89–101
Bridget Somekh's contributions to the debate on the theory and practice of action research and associated methodologies have often been gained through leadership of innovative action and research with computers in education. A review of her work...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 3 (2016) pp. 99–109
This paper explores the evolution of a large multi-stakeholder partnership that has grown since 2011 to scale deep engagement with learning through technology and decrease the digital divide for thousands of underserved school children in India....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2300–2301
Educators increasingly live more frenzied professional and personal lives. Yet, the demands to stay connected, collaborate, and learn continue to exert pressure on us. Participation on professional forums can provide educators with possibilities to...
The Research and Development of an International Core Curriculum for Information and Communications Technology in Teacher Training
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 887–892
This paper outlines progress of the EC supported Telematics for Teacher Training (T3) project in the development and dissemination of a European Core Curriculum for Information and Communications Technology in Teacher Training. National and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 825–830
In the U.S. the Enhancing Education Through Technology (EETT) program provides support to states for improving student academic achievement through the use of technology in elementary and secondary schools. Research makes it clear that effective...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 1, No. 1 (2002)
Distance education on university campuses is growing exponentially in the United States--it is predicted that 2.2 million students will be taking online classes in 2002, and 85% of American colleges and universities will be offering those classes in ...
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 19, No. 2 (Nov 24, 2015) pp. 8–24
This research aimed to inform institutional leaders by producing and disseminating a system wide view of what tertiary education might look like in Aotearoa New Zealand, five years into the future. The researchers were responding to a challenge in a ...
The Impact of and the Key Elements for a Successful Virtual Early Field Experience: Lessons Learned from a Case Study
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 3 (September 2010) pp. 309–337
Virtual schooling, or the practice of offering K-12 courses via distance technologies, has rapidly increased in popularity since its beginning in 1994. Although effective interaction with and support for students in these environments requires a...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 3024–3025
Telecommunications systems and services are the foundation of the 'Information Revolution'. From a user services perspective it is clear that issues of systems and services are related to people as well as to technology. In this section we will...
Intersecting Communities of Practice in Distance Education: The Program Team and the Online Course Community
Distance Education Vol. 29, No. 3 (November 2008) pp. 289–306
This article is a case study that aimed at understanding the dynamics of two complementary communities involved in a distance education graduate program: one community of practice formed by the instructors and instructional developers, who designed...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 425–435
This special issue of JTATE comes at a time of rapid growth of K-12 distance education in many parts of the world, especially the USA, where it is known as Virtual Schooling (VS). A growing body of research indicates that we are not prepared to...
Topics: Distance Education, Training, Teachers, Instructional Design, Internet, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development, eLearning, Leadership, Instructional Materials, Teaching Methods, Learning Management Systems, Virtual Environments
User-Designed Open Source Electronic Portfolios: The Case of eDoc Designed by Faculty, Students, and Staff
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1626–1630
This round table discussion centers around the collaborative design and development of electronic portfolio themes (interfaces) by students, faculty, and staff from a didactic undergraduate program in dietetics and a teacher education graduate...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 1556–1558
The book entitled, "International Exploration of Technology Equity and the Digital Divide: Critical, Historical and Social Perspectives", critically examines issues of equity concerning technology access and use by historically oppressed and/or...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 15, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 27–45
** Invited as a paper from SITE 2012 ** This paper describes the organisational development of virtual learning in networked rural schools in New Zealand, specifically the obstacles that e-learning clusters of rural schools face in their journey...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2012 (November 2012)
This paper describes how one teacher education programme integrates multiple strategies to ensure graduating teachers are prepared to lead e-learning in New Zealand classrooms. Contrary to recent criticism, initial teacher education (ITE) provides...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 2424–2429
Abstract: Teacher education programmes are being challenged to prepare preservice teachers who are competent in the use of digital technologies. Although much emphasis is on effective integration of mobile technologies into teacher preparation,...
Topics: Mobile Learning
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 15, No. 1 (2011) pp. 17–29
Many adults need help with literacy learning. This is extremely challenging for the tertiary education sector and workplace-situated learning organisations. E-learning may be an effective and efficient way to improve the delivery of teaching basic...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2847–2849
This study explores the dilemmas faced while teaching a course on distance learning based on constructivist learning principles using case studies. The course is open to undergraduate as well as graduate students. It is a hybrid course. The class...
Topics: Developmental Stages
Distance Education Vol. 31, No. 1 (May 2010) pp. 37–54
Over the last decade, online distance education has become a common mode of study in most states in the USA, where it is known as virtual schooling (VS), but many people have misconceptions about it. Pre-service teachers' personal histories as...
Authentic Project-Based Design of Professional Development for Teachers Studying Online and Blended Teaching
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (March 2012) pp. 71–114
Online learning and teaching is rapidly increasing in many countries, including high schools in the USA and teacher education worldwide. Online and blended approaches to professional and organizational development are, therefore, becoming essential...
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 20, No. 1 (Aug 25, 2016) pp. 1–7
Although the potential to increase equitable access to education is threatened by economic and technical developments, the Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning is working to address these threats. This editorial describes actions over the ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1995 (1995) pp. 588–591
Use of Information Technology by English University Teachers: Development and Trends at the Time of the National Inquiry into Higher Education
Journal of Further and Higher Education Vol. 23, No. 1 (1999) pp. 5–15
Reports findings of a British study of information technology-assisted teaching and learning (ITATL) in six higher education institutions, focusing on five major themes: emerging educational markets for information technology use; implications for...
Tools and Curriculum to Prepare Preservice Teachers for the 21st Century Schools with Virtual Schooling
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 2593–2596
Virtual Schooling (VS), or K-12 distance education, has become part of legislated school reform and improvement in many states. Key roles in VS are: VS site facilitator, VS teacher, and VS designer. The Teacher Education Goes into Virtual Schooling...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 3824–3832
This proposal describes a study into the development of virtual learning in New Zealand, specifically the obstacles that e-learning clusters face or have faced in their journey to sustainability and maturity through the lens of the Learning...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 4, No. 4 (2005) pp. 384–394
This special issue of Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education focuses on intercultural education and the role of technology to facilitate such education in formal courses of teacher education and in the lifelong reflective practice...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1268–1269
A Survey for Technology Using Teacher Educators (ASTUTE) was designed to capture the needs and contributions of technology-using teacher educators. Ultimately, the analyses of the responses to the survey helped foster organizational change within SITE.
Teachers' Use of Digital Technology in Secondary Music Education: Illustrations of Changing Classrooms
British Journal of Music Education Vol. 28, No. 2 (July 2011) pp. 117–134
The music industry in the 21st century uses digital technology in a wide range of applications including performance, composition and in recording and publishing. Much of this digital technology is freely available via downloads from the internet,...
Pre-Service Teachers’ Experience with ICT Integration in Secondary Schools: A Case Study of One New Zealand Context.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 3915–3920
This research focuses on the field experience of secondary pre-service students, and examines the development of the trainee teachers’ information and communication skills (ICT) asking ‘do pre-service teachers use their field experience to develop...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4275–4280
Abstract: This research focuses on the field experience of secondary pre-service students, and examines the development of the trainee teachers’ information and communication skills (ICT) asking ‘do pre-service teachers use their field experience to ...
A New Millennium Approach for the Journal of Information Technology for Teacher Education: Increasing Collaboration and Quality
Journal of Information Technology for Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (1999) pp. 273–88
Introduces an issue on information technology in teacher education, describing: the journal's collaborative team of editors; how the journal's papers are processed; and how to increase quality in the maturing field of new technologies in teacher...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 452–456
Teachers are becoming increasingly aware of opportunities to embrace e-learning technologies in their classrooms and many are engaging in online professional development as a means of experiencing e-learning themselves while simultaneously...
Professional ecologies shaping technology adoption in early childhood education with multilingual children
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 50, No. 3 (May 2019) pp. 1320–1339
Strategic deployment of the digital world in educational ecosystems inhabited by multilingual children (4–6 years old), their teachers and their families is evolving in some communities. This study reveals the “actors” and communities that mediate...
A Proposed Theory Seeded Methodology for Design Based Research into Effective use of MUVEs in Vocational Education Contexts
International Journal of Virtual and Personal Learning Environments Vol. 4, No. 2 (April 2013) pp. 50–64
A methodology for design based research (DBR) into effective development and use of Multi-User Virtual Environments (MUVE) in vocational education is proposed. It blends software development with DBR with two theories selected to inform the...
Journal of Open, Flexible, and Distance Learning Vol. 21, No. 1 (Jul 01, 2017) pp. 1–6
The times they are a-changin\u2019. It\u2019s a prophetic song, and one that\u2019s been around long enough to attest to times that are always changing, as very little stands still for long. In this Editorial there are many changes noted, including...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1796–1799
The right to information mediated through technology was highlighted by the World Summit on the Information Society and the resulting October 2006 consultation on e-learning hosted by UNESCO, which will now coordinate this action line. E-learning...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 2, No. 1 (2002) pp. 3–5
The Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) was established to provide a forum for scholarship, collaboration, and discussion about the use of technology in teacher education.
Journal of Vocational Education and Training Vol. 64, No. 4 (2012) pp. 433–451
In this paper, we examine interviews with 34 stakeholders including tutors, administrators and adult education policy analysts who were working in the area of adult numeracy and/or literacy education. This provided opportunities for our research...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 4102–4107
This proposal describes a study into the development of virtual learning in New Zealand, specifically to identify examples of networked schools. Using a variety of data collection methods, the researchers identified four examples where e-learning...