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SITE 2000--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference



Dee Anna Willis; Jerry Price; Jerry Willis

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This conference has 11 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 477

  1. How Can We Help Johnny Compute?

    Gail Ring & Sebastian Foti, University of Florida, United States

    Given the rapidly changing field of Educational Technology, it is difficult to maintain a course curriculum for very long. In this paper we use data gathered from our own experiences teaching... More

    pp. 302-306

  2. Technology for Preservice Teachers: What is it?

    John Bailey, Brigham Young University - Hawaii Campus, United States

    One of the most exciting and rapidly changing fields in education is that of technology because obviously, technology itself is rapidly changing. For preservice teacher course and program designers... More

    pp. 307-310

  3. Preparing Pre Service Teachers to Use Technology to Teach the Content Areas in Elementary Schools

    Maria Bhattacharjee & Linlin "Irene" Chen, University of Houston Downtown, United States

    This paper describes the technology training and the implementation of this training. An example of the pre-service use of this training to prepare units, lessons, and activities for centers in... More

    pp. 311-315

  4. The Impact of Theory on Technology Use in the Classroom

    Alec Couros, Carol Fulton & Vi Maeers, University of Regina, Canada

    This paper examines some aspects of a graduate course in educational technology at the University of Regina, Canada. The focus of the course (offered in the Fall 1999 semester) was to examine how... More

    pp. 316-321

  5. Constructing Technology-based Constructivism: A New Approach to the Educational Computing Course

    Edwin J. George & Jennifer Sparrow, Florida Gulf Coast University, Fort Myers, FL, United States

    This paper describes the experience of making wholesale changes to an introductory Educational Technology Course for teacher education programs at a state university in Florida, which has just... More

    pp. 322-328

  6. Collaborative Team Teaching Approach in a Technology Course

    Seung Jin & Abu Nasara, Cleveland State University, United States

    This paper describes the collaborative team teaching experience in a technology course. In this study, a collaborative team used a reflective approach from constructivist perspectives and involved... More

    pp. 329-334


    Wren Bump, Texas Southern University, United States

    pp. 331-332

  8. Beyond Applications to the Essential Processes of Technology Integration: Designing an Educational Technology Course to Reflect ISTE Standards and to Model Best Practices for the Future

    Margaret Ropp & Jill Brown, University of New Mexico, United States

    This paper describes the evolution of an educational technology course for preservice teachers from an applications-based curriculum to a new framework that draws on the structure of the ISTE... More

    pp. 335-338

  9. Integrating Electronic Portfolios into Undergraduate and Graduate Educational Technology Courses at the University of Florida

    Colleen Swain & Gail Ring, University of Florida, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to examine the use of portfolios as a teaching tool for undergraduates and graduate education majors. We will discuss challenges faced by students when developing... More

    pp. 339-342

  10. Teachers' Comfort Level, Confidence, and Attitude toward Technology at a Technology Course

    Amy S. C. Leh, California State University San Bernardino, United States

    Currently many universities are offering a technology course. The study is intended to examine the impact of the technology course on in-service teachers. Teachers' comfort level, belief,... More

    pp. 343-347

  11. A Comparison of Student-Teachers' Attitudes Toward Computers in On-Line And Traditional Computer Literacy Courses: A Case Study

    Tarkan Gurbuz, Soner Yildirim & M. Yasar Ozden, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    This study examined the effect of two computer literacy courses (one was offered as on-line and the other one was offered through traditional methods). Two courses were compared in terms of their... More

    pp. 348-353

  12. What are we talking about? The Impact of Computer-mediated Communication on Student Learning

    Sarah Irvine, American University, United States

    Previous research on delivery modes in distance education and their correlation to student achievement outcomes has shown that students learn better via computer-based communication than face-to-... More

    pp. 354-358

  13. Information System Design of Undergraduate Education: Combining Lectures with Practice

    Yoshinori Fujio, Prefectural University of Kumamoto, Japan

    This paper describes the basic knowledge necessary to promote the ability that students can analysis, design, and construct information systems. The curricula and the practical teaching material ... More

    pp. 359-364

  14. Technology Standards for School Administrators: Implications for Administrator Preparation Programs

    Bernadette Kelley, Janet Guyden & Warren Hope, Florida A&M University, United States

    As technology continues to have a significant role in schools, it becomes increasingly important for educators to acquire knowledge about understanding its power and capabilities and skill to use... More

    pp. 366-370

  15. Information Technology and the Transformation of Leadership Preparation Programs: A Response to Calls for Reform in Educational Practice.

    Ian Gibson, Wichita State University, United States

    This paper describes information technology usage in a radically different school leader preparation program. Ed.D students at Wichita State University are immersed in a variety of technologies... More

    pp. 371-377

  16. Graduate Technology Coursework in a Framework of Professional Leadership

    Perry Rettig, Penny Garcia & Scherie Lampe, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, United States

    Responding to the call for change in higher education leadership preparation programs, the Department of Human Services and Professional Leadership revised and further developed an existing... More

    pp. 378-384

  17. Professional Development for Systemic Change: A Strategic Approach to Scaling Educational Reform through Professional Development Programs.

    Stephen Best, Ronald Marx & Barry Fishman, University of Michigan, United States; Deborah Peek-Brown, Detroit Public Schools, United States

    This paper discusses our approaches, both in theory and practice, to the enactment of systemic reform as a part of the Center for Learning Technologies in Urban Schools (LeTUS). The University of... More

    pp. 385-390

  18. TLI: Recreating University Programs to Meet School District Needs

    Carolyn R. Parkins, University of Louisville, United States

    This paper describes a constructivist-based initiative to recreate a university's college of education graduate programs to focus on the concept of Teachers as Learners and Leaders. This... More

    pp. 391-395

  19. “The Usual Suspects”: Explaining Success and Failure in Instructional Technology Consortia

    Dolores Brzycki, Mary Ann Cessna & Steven Jackson, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    This paper is a case study of the ADEPTT program, a three-university instructional technology consortium in western Pennsylvania, and the reasons for its relative success in gaining public and... More

    pp. 396-401

  20. ED U CAT I O N A L LE A D E R S H IP

    John R. Tollett, Northwestern State University, United States

    p. 400