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SITE 2004--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

2004

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Richard Ferdig; Caroline Crawford; Roger Carlsen; Niki Davis; Jerry Price; Roberta Weber; Dee Anna Willis

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Number of papers: 1059

  1. Using Problem-Based Learning Software with Students at a

    Pavel Samsonov, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States

    In an extension of research examining student-centered pedagogy, the present case study examined how at-risk students at a charter school in Texas used Alien Rescue, a problem-based learning... More

    pp. 1019-1026

  2. Improving Student Collaboration in Online Courses Using Reflective Partner Evaluations

    Lorraine Schmertzing & Lars Leader, Valdosta State University, United States

    Collaboration is a key factor in project-based instructional strategies. In online graduate education classes the partnerships upon which the collaboration is built often impact student's attitudes... More

    pp. 1027-1032

  3. Student Achievement and Success in Online Environments: Research into Characteristics and Strategies

    Lynne Schrum, University of Utah, United States

    This presentation provides findings from recent research that investigated the characteristics and qualifications of successful online learners. This research also gathered information from... More

    pp. 1033-1040

  4. Assessing Inservice Educator Performance of State and National Technology Standards Through Direct Observation

    Mary Shoffner, Georgia State University, United States

    This paper continues to share the work of one university?s approach to meeting state mandates for assessing technology competency of in-service educators. It focuses on the assessment of educators ... More

    pp. 1041-1046

  5. Assessing the Pedagogical and Technological Quality of Online Courses

    Jeffrey Kromrey, Ann Barron, Lou Carey, Kristine Hogarty, Melinda Hess & Gwendolyn Smith, University of South Florida, United States

    Standards to measure the quality of online courses become imperative as this instructional format continues to infuse global learning environments. This study describes the development and... More

    pp. 1047-1054

  6. Evaluating Technology Integration: Putting All the Pieces Together to Meet the Challenge of NCLB

    Ellen Vasu, Alan Foley & Jane Steelman, North Carolina State University, United States

    The William and Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation serves as a dynamic setting for conducting research aimed at providing improved approaches to teaching and learning in technology... More

    pp. 1055-1060

  7. Perceptions Displayed by Novice Programmers When Exploring the Relationship between Modularization Ability and Performance in the C++ Programming Language

    Maurice Vodounon, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, United States

    The primary purpose of this study was to analyze different perceptions displayed by novice programmers in the C++ programming language, and determine if modularization ability could be improved by ... More

    pp. 1061-1069

  8. Barriers and Concerns of Teachers Using Technology in their Instruction: A Pilot Study

    Feng Wang, The University of Georgia, United States; Haiyan Sun, Shandong University of Science and Technology, China; Kunming Zhang, Central China Normal University, China

    This qualitative study examined the barriers and concerns of teachers using technology in their instruction. Three teachers were selected to participate in this study. The primary data collection... More

    pp. 1070-1074

  9. Teachers, Technologies, and Design-based Research

    Feng Wang, The University of Georgia, United States

    The current passion integration of technology for instructional uses of technologies such as computers and the Internet is also not unique. Similar enthusiasm appeared when older technologies (e.g.... More

    pp. 1075-1080

  10. Instructional Technology Diffusion/Integration Introduction

    Joan Hughes, University of Minnesota, United States

    pp. 1081-1083

  11. Non-Negotiated Views of Communication: A Case Study of a Project-Based Learning Classroom with Multiple Communication Technologies

    Junghyun An, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

    This case study of a project-based, graduate course incorporating multiple communication technologies illuminates the importance of a community building in the technology-integrated classroom. By... More

    pp. 1084-1091

  12. Access and Security: The Plight of Single Username

    Anne Arendt, Utah Valley State College, United States

    As the Web and associated security grows in complexity it is becoming increasingly difficult to ensure easy access for students, staff, and faculty. This problem is compounded as new and disparate... More

    pp. 1092-1093

  13. Enhancing the Traditional Curriculum Course with Technology Resources

    Mary Kay Bacallao, Mercer University/Tift College of Education, United States

    How can technology resources impact a traditional teacher education course such as Curriculum? This paper takes a look at the before and after in an attempt to infuse modern technological... More

    pp. 1094-1095

  14. From Isolation to Coalition

    Cathy Barlow, UNC Wilmington, Watson School of Education, United States

    Higher education institutions have operated as isolates in the past, with each particular area working on finite projects. In this global society, these same institutions must work in... More

    pp. 1096-1101

  15. Charting a Course in the Information Age: Enabling Students to Develop Information Literacy Skills

    John Barnard, Gordon College, United States

    Students have always needed information literacy skills in order to search for, find, evaluate and utilize information. Prior to the Internet, cable TV, and particularly the web-based structure... More

    pp. 1102-1103

  16. Keeping Web Accessibility in Mind: The State of Web Accessibility in United States K-12 Education

    Peter Blair, WebAIM (Web Accessibility in Mind), United States

    American students in K-12 education are guaranteed access to the general curriculum under the 1997 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. In many cases, access is not possible for persons... More

    pp. 1104-1107

  17. Learning Lockdown: The Disconnect Between Preservice Preparation and Permissible Technology Practice in Schools

    Stephen Bronack, Melanie Greene, Richard Riedl, John Tashner & Sara Zimmerman, Appalachian State University, United States

    The authors surveyed technology directors in 7 local school districts to understand the impact of computer security policies on the integration of computer technologies into classroom learning... More

    pp. 1108-1112

  18. Using Electronic Texts as the Course Textbook

    Terence Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States

    Abstract: With technology it is possible to bypass the printed text and adapt to electronic forms of text as part of the course readings. Reasons for using electronic text for text books include: ... More

    pp. 1113-1117

  19. Challenges for System Design of a Community Networking Tool

    Mousumi Chatterjee, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States

    This paper discusses the implications of using the various frameworks of participatory design methodology for an information system design that supports community networking. It then reports... More

    pp. 1118-1124

  20. Campus Wide Notebooks...Should We Do It Again?

    Val Christensen, Valley City State University, United States

    In the fall of 1996 Valley City State University (VCSU) became the second campus-wide notebook university in the nation. Faculty members from the Elementary Education department at VCSU also teach ... More

    pp. 1125-1127