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SITE 2003--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

2003

Editors

Caroline Crawford; Niki Davis; Jerry Price; Roberta Weber; Dee Anna Willis

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Number of papers: 1052

  1. On-line Continuing Professional Development for Teachers: Fact or Fantasy?

    Tim Denning, University of Keele, United Kingdom; Tony Fisher, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom; Chris Higgins, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom; Mike Johnson, University of Keele, United Kingdom; Avril Loveless, University of Brighton, United Kingdom; Rob Tweats, University of Keele, United Kingdom

    In 2002 the British Educational Communications Technology Agency (BECTA) commissioned an evaluation of a pilot project of two models of on-line Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for Science... More

    pp. 691-692

  2. Factors Effecting University Students’ Computer Assisted Assessment Success and Student Perceptions

    Ertugrul Ergun, Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey; Aysen Gurcan Namlu, Anadolu University, Turkey

    The aim of this study is to examine students' perceptions about computer assisted assessment. Furthermore, whether there is a difference between computer assisted assessment performance and... More

    pp. 693-696

  3. On-Line Data Collection for Project Evaluation: Seeing the forest while cutting fewer trees!

    Carolyn Fidelman, Educational Evaluation, United States

    The presenter conducted an on-line survey of 209 PT3 project directors in January 2003 and found that 60% had tried some form of on-line data collection. However, only 28% had tried what the... More

    pp. 697-700

  4. Implementing a Student Feedback System: Implications for Pedagogical Growth

    James Frazee, San Diego State University, United States

    This session presents initial results of a study in which undergraduate students provided interim course feedback via the IDEA Student Ratings of Instruction system. Among the many issues explored ... More

    pp. 701-702

  5. RETA Impact: Making a Difference

    Naomi Hupert, Center for Children and Technology, United States; Carmen L. Gonzales, Regional Educational Technology Assistance (RETA) Program, United States; Wendy Martin, Center for Children and Technology, United States; Becky Adams, Regional Educational Technology Assistance (RETA) Program, United States

    This paper will present the Year 4 Evaluation results of the Regional Educational Technology Assistance (RETA) Program. RETA is a 1998 Technology Innovation Challenge Grant that provides New Mexico... More

    pp. 703-705

  6. Technology Integration at Highly Ranked Colleges of Education

    Linda Goudy, South Florida Annenberg Challenge, United States; Valerie Bryan, Florida Atlantic University, United States

    Computer literacy is analogous to reading literacy, without it, failure is nearly assured. The inexorable conclusion from many is that technology integration in the elementary setting must begin... More

    pp. 706-711

  7. Technophobia Scale Development: Validity and Reliability Study

    Adile Askim Gulumbay & Aysen Gurcan Namlu, Anadolu University, Turkey

    Technological advancements that are directly related to individual's life and urge his initiative of choice, willingly or unwillingly, arouse psychological reactions. Technophobia is one of these... More

    pp. 712-715

  8. The Relationship Between Learning Strategies And Motivation of University Students with Academic Success

    Isil Kabakci, Adile Askim Gulumbay & Aysen Gurcan Namlu, Anadolu University, Turkey

    The main purpose of this study is to determine the relationship between learning strategies and learning motivation with university students' success. Students from Anadolu University Education... More

    pp. 716-719

  9. The Role of Locus of Control in Learning with Technology

    David Halpin, Virginia Tech, United States

    The implementation of technologies in educational environments can raise significant barriers in front of some students due to their individual learner characteristics or learning styles. Many... More

    pp. 720-723

  10. A model for efficient variable intensity testing

    Wolfgang Janko, University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria

    Frequently courses have to judge the amount of progress a student made in understanding the covered areas of knowledge by posing questions to students. By checking the answers the amount of... More

    pp. 724-725

  11. Evaluation of a Successful Partnership for Technology Professional Development

    Deborah Jolly, Texas A&M University, United States; Sheila Cassidy, Wesford Inc., United States; Selma Sax, Wexford Inc., United States; Cynthia Reed, Intel, United States

    The Intel Teach to the Future Program was developed by the Intel Corporation in collaboration with numerous public and private sector partners. To date it provides professional development on... More

    pp. 726-728

  12. A Model of Freshman Use of Microcomputers Related to Intellectual and Social Development

    Thomas S. E. Hilton, Lavell E Saunders & Daniel R. Judd, Utah State University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between freshmen's use of microcomputers and their social and intellectual development in a university environment. To conduct the study... More

    pp. 729-730

  13. Using Software To Manage The Qualitative Data Analysis Process

    Margarete Juliana, Research Center for Educational Technolgy, United States

    This paper relates my experience using The Ethnograph, Microsoft Access database, and Excel spreadsheets in order to handle qualitative data analysis; the demanding task of maintaining the research... More

    pp. 731-733

  14. An Instrument for Self-Appraisal of General Preparation in Technology for Prospective Teachers

    Rhonda Christensen, Cesareo Morales, Theresa Overall & Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States

    The purpose of this study was to create and pilot test an assessment tool for pre-service teachers based on national standards regarding their general preparation to use technology in the classroom... More

    pp. 734-737

  15. Trans-National Trends in Technology Integration: PLANIT Project Findings for 2000-2003

    Rhonda Christensen, Cesareo Morales & Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States; Patricia Avila, Instituto Latinoamericano de la Comunicacion Educativa (ILCE), Mexico

    A preconference symposium conducted by the Project for the Longitudinal Analysis of New Information Technologies (PLANIT) was well attended by 47 participants from 18 nations at SITE 2000. This... More

    pp. 738-739

  16. Trans-National Trends in Technology Integration: PLANIT Project Findings for 2000-2003, II

    Rhonda Christensen, Cesareo Morales & Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States; Patricia Avila, Instituto Latinoamericano de la Comunicacion Educativa (ILCE), Mexico; Yuen-kuang Liao, National Hsinchu Teachers College, Taiwan

    A preconference symposium conducted by the Project for the Longitudinal Analysis of New Information Technologies (PLANIT) was well attended by 47 participants from 18 nations at SITE 2000. This... More

    pp. 740-741

  17. Creating and Using Web-Based Evaluation Tools

    Candace Lacey, Wbgems, United States; John Enger, Barry University, United States; James Kramer, wbgems, United States; Mary Kay Bacallao, St. Thomas University, United States

    This presentation will focus on the development and use of a web-based data collection and participant support tool that was designed by a collaborative team of university professors, classroom... More

    pp. 742-743

  18. Structure-Based versus Function-Based Method in Multimedia Courseware Design

    LaMont Johnson & Leping Liu, University of Nevada, United States

    This paper will present a study in which we examined two different methods of multimedia courseware design ?structure-based and function-based methods ?to determine whether the design methods make ... More

    pp. 744-747

  19. Research as a creative activity

    Avril Loveless, University of Brighton, United Kingdom; Sue Brindley, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

    Recent concerns about constraints on creativity in current curriculum and assessment systems have prompted the development of conceptual frameworks for creativity in order to advise policy makers... More

    pp. 748-750

  20. Palm Education Pioneers: Examining the Potential of the Handheld Computer

    van 't Hooft Mark, Research Center for Educational Technology, United States

    Handheld computers are showing up in classrooms across the country as school systems are searching for technology that is affordable, versatile, and portable. The Research Center for Educational... More

    pp. 751-752