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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. Putting Passion On-Line: A Protocol for Building Motivation into Curriculum Webs

    Craig Cunningham & Diana Joseph, University of Chicago, United States

    This paper reports on the authors' collaboration on a special section of the Web Institute for Teachers 2003, an intensive summer professional development experience that supports teachers as they ... More

    pp. 1128-1132

  2. Can technology transform teaching and learning? The impact of interactive whiteboards.

    John Cuthell, University of Huddersfield; Virtual Learning, United Kingdom

    Interactive Whiteboards have been installed in an increasing number of classrooms in the United Kingdom. Most teachers have embraced the technology: they see it as something that supports and... More

    pp. 1133-1138

  3. Information technology integration in teaching writing skills to English language learners

    Jacqui Cyrus, Texas Tech University, United States

    Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to share my research in progress for designing a course for English language learners at the advanced composition level in which the focus is on using their... More

    pp. 1139-1144

  4. Promoting Students Thinking Skills Through Minimalist Approach of Diffusing Computer Mediated Communication Techology in Education

    Rosseni Din, Aidah Abdul_Karim & Kamisah Osman, National University of Malaysia, Malaysia

    At the faculty of Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, students were imposed to share their teaching and learning experiences by participating in a localized computer mediated communication (... More

    pp. 1145-1150

  5. Pre-service Teachers Educating Parents on Technology: The Technology Information for Parents (TIPs) Television Series

    Jacque Ewing-Taylor & Kenneth Gibson, University of Nevada, United States

    This paper describes the proposed Technology Information for Parents (TIPs) television series. TIPS is designed to meet the rapidly evolving technology knowledge needs of parents, while helping pre... More

    pp. 1151-1153

  6. Why Should We Use ICT in Teaching and Learning?

    Tony Fetherston, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    The paper presents a case for moving beyond the traditional rationales centered around computer and information literacy, for the use of ICT in schools, towards other rationales. These might... More

    pp. 1154-1157

  7. E-learning with an Integrated 3-tier System for Content Repurposing and Multiple Devices Presentation

    Pantano Rokou Franca, University of Aegean, Greece

    Nowadays a number of devices is attempting to draw from the web the appropriate information, often from an unsuitable content of a certain devise. At the same time many wish to learn by pumping... More

    pp. 1158-1161

  8. And the winner is...

    Patricia Gegelman, Valley City State University, United States

    Valley City State University is a winner. Computerworld, International Society for Technology in Education, and U. S. News and World Report have recognized Valley City State University's efforts to... More

    pp. 1162-1163

  9. Word in the Scholarly Sense

    Melissa Gibson, Dakota Wesleyan University, United States

    Given the proliferation of word-processing software in today's world, it makes perfect sense to use it ourselves as we write articles, theses, dissertations, and books. This poster session is... More

    pp. 1164-1170

  10. New Roles of the Instructor & Learner: Lessons Learned from the Teaching, Technology and Teamwork Program

    David Grannis, California Lutheran University, United States

    Abstract: Twenty-four Teaching, Technology, and Teamwork (TTT) projects sponsored by the Charles E. Culpeper Foundation at California Lutheran University were developed from Fall 1999 through... More

    pp. 1171-1177

  11. Feature of People who are Uncomfortable with Personal Computer Operation

    Hiroo Hirose, Tokyo University of Science, Suwa, Japan; Kazuaki Nanba, Tokyo University of Science, Japan

    Abstract: In this study, we made the questionnaire form to distinguish people who are uncomfortable with personal computer (PC) operation and people not so. Next, we analyzed the appearance where... More

    pp. 1178-1183

  12. Email Question Journals, Computer-based Concept Mapping and the Development of Pedagogical Content Knowledge

    K.C. Holder, Eastern Oregon University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to explore the relationship between integrating technology into a general Secondary Methods and Assessment course and the development of pedagogical content knowledge ... More

    pp. 1184-1187

  13. I've Got Issues!: Making the Transition from Occasional Computer Use to an All Notebook Campus

    Dale Hoskisson, Valley City State University, United States

    It is not easy to become a notebook campus. There are many issues to deal with, such as faculty support. Other issues involved infrastructure such as wired classrooms and projection systems, help... More

    pp. 1188-1189

  14. A Case Study of the Change Process of Integrating Technology into an Elementary Science Methods Course

    Pi-Sui Hsu & Carla Zembal-Saul, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    The purpose of this qualitative case study was to elicit the perceptions of the three key faculty members involved in conceptualizing and implementing technology integration into an elementary... More

    pp. 1190-1196

  15. Handheld Technology: Delivery, Assessment and Professional Development

    Andrew Hunt & Pamela Warrick, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, United States

    Attendees will be able to synthesize and evaluate the role of handheld technology in education, how educators successfully meet the challenge of integrating handheld technology in curriculum design... More

    pp. 1197-1200

  16. The Study of the Application of a Web-Based Chatbot System on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

    Jiyou Jia, Institute for Interdisciplinary Informatics, University of Augsburg, Germany

    This paper reports the findings of a study conducted on the application of a web-based human-computer dialog system with natural language (chatbot) on the teaching of foreign languages. An... More

    pp. 1201-1207

  17. Supporting Comprehensive Technology Integration: Report of Three-Year Intel/TIF Initiative

    Deborah Jolly, Texas A&M University, United States; Roger Salinas, Wexford Inc, United States; Deborah Noe, Texas A&M University, United States

    This presentation will provide a detailed summary of the data on the effects of the expanded Intel Teach to the Future initiative which was funded by the Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund ... More

    pp. 1208-1211

  18. High quality technology support in schools: its availability and impact on teachers’ technology uses

    Moon-kwon Jun, The University of Iowa, College of Education, United States

    While schools have been successful in bringing about the tremendous increase in resources for technology, the technology use in class is still minimal. In order to change the potentials of... More

    pp. 1212-1214

  19. Instructional Interactivity and Technology Components of a Freshman Chemistry Course

    Ajda Kahveci & Murat Kahveci, Florida State University, United States

    Educational technologies have provided opportunities for better teaching and learning environments in chemistry. The difficulties of teaching large classes with the resulting limitations of face-to... More

    pp. 1215-1217

  20. The Significance of Interactivity in Gender Equitable Education

    Murat Kahveci & Ajda Kahveci, Florida State University, United States

    Interactivity is perceived as a vital component of education to increase the quality of individuals' learning in the fields of science, mathematics, and engineering. An increasing body of research ... More

    pp. 1218-1220