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

2003

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

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Number of papers: 1052

  1. Gifted Education Training for Teachers Online

    Paula Christensen, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, United States

    The Internet can provide a unique resource for providing Gifted Education training for teachers. The purpose of this paper is to offer information concerning an online workshop for preservice and... More

    pp. 294-296

  2. The Perceptions of Online Learners in Taiwan: A Case Study of EduCities

    Wei-Fan Chen & Tsung-Yen Chuang, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    EduCities, a Web-based learning environment utilizing computer-mediated communication (CMC) as an instructional platform, is an innovation in Taiwan. The sample of this study included six graduate ... More

    pp. 297-299

  3. An Examination of the Relationship Between Student Learning Preferences and Threaded Discussions

    Brian Cochrane, Rockhurst University, United States

    The purpose of this research was to determine if variables related to preferred learning style, such as preference for dealing with information in text form (perceptual dimension) or preference for... More

    pp. 300-303

  4. Standards, Technology and e-Learning - A Graduate Course in Education and Computer Science

    Donald Costello, NCITE - Department of Computer Science University of Nebraska, United States

    The rapid development and acceptance of e-Learning standards by governments, training organizations and educators, demands that this topic be the subject of graduate education. The goal was to make... More

    p. 304

  5. Learner Anxiety Levels Within a Web-based Course: Knowledge Acquisition versus Workload versus Isolation

    Caroline Crawford, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States

    The Web-based learning environment has offered learners the ability to further enhance their subject matter expertise within numerous subject areas, without consideration towards the physical... More

    pp. 305-308

  6. Analyzing Students' Conversations in "Chat Room" Discussion Groups

    Reagan Curtis, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, United States

    When I turned to asynchronous delivery for Educational Research Methods two years ago, I found it difficult to provide social interactions crucial for deep meaningful learning. I knew I would be... More

    pp. 309-313

  7. Blending Technologies for Increased Student Interaction

    Rita Dobbs, The University of Texas at Tyler, United States

    Many effective instructor skills exist for improving student interaction in an interactive television (ITV) classroom; however, multiple sites and large classes can prohibit student interaction. ... More

    pp. 314-319

  8. Reflection and Interactive Discussion in Two Models of an Online Course

    Brenda Dressler, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    Computer-mediation communication as a tool for interactive discussion and reflective and critical thinking is explored. Using King and Kitchener's(1994)seven-stage reflective judgement model this... More

    pp. 320-330

  9. New Software for Online Education: TextWeaver

    Cindy Xin & Andrew Feenberg, San Diego State University, United States

    The purpose of this demonstration is to show a new type of online discussion software designed to promote collaborative discourse: the TextWeaver. TextWeaver is an educational open source computer... More

    pp. 331-332

  10. Teaching On-line In Conjunction With A Six Week Field Experience

    French Fraker, Eastern Illinois University, United States

    This presentation will give an overview of a teacher education course which is taught in an on-line format and includes a six week field experience. The presentation will include a discussion of... More

    pp. 333-334

  11. Issues of Privacy and Anonymity in a Online Education

    Guy Westhoff & Dannie Francis, University of Wyoming, United States

    With the emergence of the Internet and the increased use of online courses, email, and chat rooms, the issues of privacy, anonymity and the security of personal information have evolved to a new... More

    pp. 335-338

  12. Teaching Lower-level and Introductory Courses Online

    Karen McFerrin, Steve Horton, Mike Hawkins, Mary Nell Lott & Paula Furr, Northwestern State University (LA), United States

    Much of the experience with successful online instruction has involved graduate-level courses. When providing online instruction for college freshmen, including education majors, student attributes... More

    pp. 339-343

  13. Skills acquired by teachers in virtual learning communities

    Lenise Garcia, Universidade de Brasília, Brazil

    We discuss in this article skills acquired by teachers in virtual learning communities, specially directed to Environmental Education objectives. The participants of the virtual communities... More

    pp. 344-345

  14. Interaction Typology in Web-based Courses

    Penny Garcia, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, United States

    This paper presents a framework and examples from which to reconsider the traditional definition of interaction when applied to web-based courses. The field of distributed cognition is examined for... More

    pp. 346-348

  15. Web-based Professional Development for Teachers: A Process Approach

    Bethany Bovard, Susie Bussmann & Carmen Gonzales, RETA/NMSU, United States

    This paper describes the development of web-based professional development workshops for K-12 teachers by the Regional Educational Technology Assistance (RETA) Program [http://reta.nmsu.edu].... More

    pp. 353-356

  16. How Did They Do That?

    Hope Hartman & Doris Grasserbauer, City College of New York, United States

    This paper is intended to demystify the process of implementing a complex multimedia project-based learning assignment in undergraduate and graduate teacher education courses. The approach is based... More

    pp. 357-359

  17. Alabama Online High School: Addressing Inequity by Bridging the Barriers of Time and Distance

    Susan Patterson & Julia Hartman, The University of Alabama, United States

    Enrollment in online courses, which allow schools to offer courses that otherwise would be unavailable, is rapidly increasing. Alabama Online High School (AOHS) offers asynchronous, web-based... More

    pp. 360-361

  18. Problem-Based Learning Online: Applications for Teacher Education

    Francis Harvey, Drexel University, United States

    Problem-based learning is an increasing popular approach to teaching and learning with demonstrated effectiveness in traditional face-to-face courses. This paper will describe the process of re... More

    pp. 362-365

  19. Using Desktop Videoconferencing and Multimedia Modules to Convert Existing Master's Degree in Educational Diagnostics to a Successful Interactive, Internet-Based Program for Rural Bilingual Educators.

    Ralph Hausman, UTB/TSC, United States

    This session is designed to provide information focusing on the use of internet-based desktop videoconferencing, in combination with multimedia modules, to provide distance education program for... More

    pp. 366-369

  20. The Effect of Multimedia Development on Effective Distance Education Delivery

    Ling-Chin Ko & Jui-Feng Ho, Indiana State University, United States

    Abstract: As the Internet rapidly emerges; the World Wide Web (WWW) has become a powerful, global, easy, and dynamic medium for sharing information. The World Wide Web has influenced human life, ... More

    pp. 370-373