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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. Cognitive Channels and Their Impact on Learning: A study of interaction.

    David Holder & Donna Walton, University of North Texas, United States

    Online courses enable universities to meet outreach and fiscal goals due to their ability to distribute learning to a large number of students in a variety of locations. But not all distance... More

    pp. 487-488

  2. The Business of Distance Education: Managing growth, budgets, and bureaucracy

    Lisa Holstrom, Univ. of Cincinnati, United States

    Management of distance education courses and degrees is an often-neglected topic, but it is crucial to the success of any program. This presentation will provide a framework for working through the... More

    pp. 489-490

  3. Communication Barriers in Distance Education

    Aytekin Isman & Fahme Dabaj, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkey

    Communication is a key concept as being the major tool for people in order to satisfy their needs. It is an activity which refers as process and effective communication requires qualified... More

    pp. 491-496

  4. Roles of the Students and Teachers in Distance Education

    Aytekin Isman & Fahme Dabaj, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkey

    Distance Education is the new, global technology based education to facilitate easy, immediate learning and interaction for all communicators who are the teachers and students that involve the... More

    pp. 497-502

  5. Improving Virtual Teaching and Learning: A Professional Development Model for Online Educators

    Hinson Janice & Yiping Lou, Louisiana State University, United States

    Teaching a course online means more than just placing a syllabus on a server. Online delivery involves extensive planning and attention to details that often go overlooked in typical classroom... More

    pp. 503-506

  6. 3D On-line Distributed Learning Environments: An Old Concept with a New Twist

    Greg Jones, University of North Texas, United States

    This paper discusses how the concept of on-line distributed learning environments is being remade with advances in affordable computing hardware, video graphics, and Internet access. The original... More

    pp. 507-512

  7. The Effects of Content, Task, and Pre-Structures on Online Group-based Learning Strategy In Terms of Critical Thinking and Interaction Patterns

    Sunyoung Joung, Professional Development in Florida Department of Revenue, United States

    This study experimented with the effects of two extreme group-based learning strategies, high structured group versus low structured group differing in the pre-structure, task structure, and... More

    pp. 513-519

  8. Distance Education and Technology: Using Technology to Enhance Interactions in Distance Education Classes

    Jared Keengwe, Indiana State University, United States; David Hofmeister, Indiana State Univ., United States

    This paper looks at various ways that distance education classes can be designed to provide a structure that will make them more interactive and closely simulating the face-to-face classroom... More

    pp. 520-522

  9. Are Online Master’s Degree Programs Replacing the Traditional Master’s Degree Programs?

    Kulwadee Kongrith, Suzanne Aberasturi & Cleborne Maddux, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    This paper is the result of a study conducted on possible future online students' attitudes toward online Master's degree in education. The study reviews the current research and literature... More

    pp. 523-528

  10. Virtual Organizations: A Vehicle for Realistic and Experiential Learning

    Marla La Rue & Adam Honea, University of Phoenix, United States

    The development of the "Virtual Organization" is a concept, designed to immerse students into realistic and experiential problem-solving situations within the context of more traditional... More

    p. 529

  11. Knowledge Management Tools for Designing & Developing an Affective Instructional Unit in Synchronous and Asynchronous Environments

    Miriam Larson, Juhong (Christie) Liu, Phyllis Newbill & Fan (Luisa) Li, IT program, Virginia Tech, United States

    This brief paper will present the application of knowledge management (KM) tools in the design and development of an affective instructional unit in synchronous and asynchronous environments. The... More

    pp. 530-531

  12. Developing the Collaborative Representation Supporting Tool (CRST) in Web-Based Collaborative PBL Environments

    Miyoung Lee, Florida State University, United States; Dong-sik Kim, Hanyang University

    Abstract: The Web-based collaborative PBL (Problem-based learning) environments have high potentialities to improve learners' capabilities for solving ill-structured problems. However, learners... More

    pp. 532-539

  13. Mapping the Metacognition in Web Based Learning Environment

    Miyoung Lee, Youngmin Lee & Richard D. Warren, Florida State University, United States

    The focus of this paper is on designing metacognitive maps in web-based learning environments. A metacognitive map is designed to enhance metacognition skills and navigation, and is a combination... More

    pp. 540-544

  14. How To Consider Individual Differences In Online Learning Environments

    Youngok Lee, University of Florida, United States

    Many researchers have studied individual differences in terms of mental abilities, cognitive controls, cognitive styles, learning style, personality, and prior experience. The purposes of this... More

    pp. 545-550

  15. Comparative Study of Synchronous and Asynchronous Online Case Discussions

    Barbara Levin, Holly Robbins & He Ye, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States

    This study compares preservice teachers' preferences during online case discussions for synchronous vs. asynchronous modes and facilitation by peers or the instructor during a web-supported course ... More

    pp. 551-558

  16. Implementing a Distance Learning Project: What Educators Should Know

    Chuck Lombardo, University of West Florida, United States; Diane Kelley, Okaloosa County Schools, United States; Arifa Garman, UWF, United States

    This paper: Implementing Distance Learning Programs: What Educators Should Know provides "lessons learned" based on the authors' experiences with implementation and evaluation of a distance... More

    pp. 559-561

  17. Distance learning: a study of students’ perceptions in a technology-enhanced environment

    Alba Loyo & Mabel Rivero, Universidad Nacional de Río Cuarto, Argentina

    The development of new communication technologies has had a great impact on foreign language teaching. University students need education and updating in flexible ways to be integrated to this... More

    pp. 562-567

  18. Creating Community Among African American Online Learners: A Case for Instructor Collaboration

    Dixie Massey, Anthony Graham, Stephen McCary-Henderson & Ereka Williams, North Carolina A & T State University, United States

    Online learning offers many opportunities for students, including ease of access and flexible schedules. However, there are barriers unique to online courses. This paper describes how four... More

    pp. 568-571

  19. Hybrid Off-campus Weekend Program: What do the students prefer?

    Yahya Matsom, Kenny Ott & Clemente Hudson, Valdosta State University, United States

    This study was conducted to understand and provide suggestions to improve teaching and learning for weekend off-campus program in Adult and Career Education Programs at three locations - Albany,... More

    pp. 572-573

  20. Flexible Delivery and the Working Teacher: Case Studies in Technology Integration Graduate Education

    Jo McClendon, Xiaopeng Ni, Fred Hartfield, Marty Thomas, Michael Orey & Tel Amiel, University of Georgia, United States

    This paper presents four case studies of students who are in a new masters/specialist degree program in the Department of Instructional Technology at the University of Georgia. The degree program... More

    pp. 574-581