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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 21, 2016

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Gregory Chamblee; Lee Langub

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Number of papers: 11

  1. Practical Solutions to Include Students with Disabilities in Your Online Courses without Giving up Your Weekends

    Angela Bagne, Minnesota State Community College, United States; Michelle Beach, Southwest Minnesota State University, United States

    The majority of higher education online courses in the United States are not fully accessible to students with disabilities. This occurs despite the fact that the number of students with... More

    pp. 159-161

  2. What Features We Like When We Like Educational Games

    Spencer P. Greenhalgh, Matthew J. Koehler & Liz Owens Boltz, Michigan State University, United States

    We examine the effect of three kinds of game features—mechanics, themes, and genres—on player enjoyment of educational games. Although games are often thought to be more enjoyable than other... More

    pp. 554-561

  3. Analyzing and Evaluating the 1:1 Learning Model: What Would Dewey Do?

    Danielle Boulden, North Carolina State University, United States

    This paper explores and evaluates 1:1 computing models in K-12 learning environments through the lens of educational philosopher John Dewey. Using some of John Dewey's most salient beliefs on... More

    pp. 874-881

  4. High School Graduates Describe Four Types of Online Identities

    Koh Herlong, Walden Univeristy, United States; Abbie Brown, East Carolina University, United States

    The paper is a report on one of the findings of a study of 9 nine high school graduates on their perspectives on the creation of online identities. An unexpected result of the interviews was the... More

    pp. 1079-1083

  5. Towards the Internationalization of Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate IT Degree Programs

    Mihaela Sabin, University of New Hampshire, United States; Paul Snow, Independent Consultant, United States; John Impagliazzo, Hofstra University, United States

    The computing education community expects updated curriculum guidelines for undergraduate information technology degree programs by 2017. Through the auspices of the Association Computing Machinery... More

    pp. 1126-1133

  6. Educational Leaders As Technology Leaders: Technology Literacy Skill Development

    Holly Ellis, Byron Havard, Nancy Hastings & Ashley McArthur, University of West Florida, United States

    Educational leaders are seen as the technology leaders in schools (Gosmire & Grady, 2007; Creighton, 2003). Part of the educational leader’s responsibility is to promote technology literacy in... More

    pp. 1217-1223

  7. Comparing Formative Supports of Graduate Candidates in Online and Face-to-Face Teacher Preparation Programs

    Tina Heafner & Teresa Petty, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    Using a widely accepted measure of teacher candidates’ performance, edTPA, we examine the role of formative supports in supporting candidate-learning outcomes in a graduate teacher preparation... More

    pp. 1329-1336

  8. Switching Between Reading Stances: Intertextuality and Comprehension in Multimodal Texts

    Rohit Mehta & Punya Mishra, Michigan State University, United States

    We live in a world immersed in a variety of linguistic and nonlinguistic modes of representation. As we extend the poststructuralist definition of text to new media, it is important that we extend ... More

    pp. 1604-1610

  9. Using GIS (Geographic Information Systems) to Analyze Public School Bullying: A Statewide Survey of 587,128 Students

    Francis Stonier, Kenneth Teed & Carl Westine, University of West Georgia, United States

    The use of surveys and GIS mapping allows one to more readily examine spatial relationships that may occur. Greater attention may be paid to understanding these clusters and develop better... More

    pp. 1647-1665

  10. Virtual Conversations: In-Service Social Studies Teachers’ Asynchronous Professional Development

    Cory Callahan, The University of Alabama, United States

    Here I report on a design-based research investigation where I asked: Can virtual conversations help intermediate-school social studies teachers develop professional teaching knowledge? Analysis... More

    pp. 2686-2693

  11. PREP21 - Preparing teacher student for 21st century learning practices

    Teemu Valtonen, Erkko Sointu & Kati Mäkitalo-Siegl, University of Eastern Finland, Finland; Päivi Häkkinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland; Sanna Järvelä, Univeristy of Oulu, Finland; Arto Ahonen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland; Piia Näykki, University of Oulu, Finland; Jari Kukkonen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland; Jaana Isohätälä, University of Oulu, Finland; Johanna Pöysä-Tarhonen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

    Teacher education has an important role in preparing new teachers with adequate 21st century skills, i.e. skills for learning, creative and critical thinking, collaboration, also for the ability to... More

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