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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. Faculty Variables that Influence the Effectiveness of Online Classes

    Charles Dickens, Tennessee State University, United States; Scott McDaniel, Middle Tennessee State University, United States

    This study investigated critical online faculty variables that affect the quality of online classes as measured by two self-evaluation instruments. These variables were determined by administering ... More

    pp. 582-587

  2. Making Online Work: Messages from the Field

    Barbara McKenzie & Elizabeth Bennett, University of West Georgia, United States

    This paper provides timely information on the types of design considerations, interaction activities, and evaluation techniques distance instructors should utilize more frequently to enhance their ... More

    pp. 588-595

  3. Facilitating Online Learning

    Evelyn McLellan, Mark Stansfield & Thomas Connolly, University of Paisley, United Kingdom

    This paper examines three online postgraduate degree programs in the School of Information and Communication Technologies (the School) at the University of Paisley, Scotland. Two of the programs... More

    pp. 596-600

  4. Inclusion and the Highly Motivated Grad Student: A Distance Education Case Study

    Mark Mortensen, University of North Texas, United States; Les Lunce, University if North Texas, United States

    The purpose of this paper was to investigate the experience of a vision impaired but highly motivated graduate student using case study methodology. The first semester the student received a video ... More

    pp. 601-606

  5. Development of an Online Course to Facilitate Interaction with Learners

    Yoshinori Naruse, Shinji Toga & Yoshikazu Hayase, Toyama National College of Maritime Technology, Japan; Jun-ichi Yamanishi, Faculty of Education, Toyama University, Japan

    This paper focused on the necessity of promoting communications between the teacher and learners via the Internet. The authors developed the online course which requires learners to communicate... More

    pp. 607-612

  6. Learning Content Network as internetworking solution for e-Learning

    Valery Naumov, Svetlana Kolesnikova & Dmitry Kolesnikov, Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland

    The internetworking of e-Learning environments is achieved by the extension of existed network with content-based layer called the Learning Content Network (LCN). LCN allows different environments ... More

    pp. 613-619

  7. Promoting practitioners' research through hybrid learning environments

    Betul Ozkan, State University of West Georgia, United States

    This paper addresses key issues to the success of student and instructors in a hybrid learning environment, which blended face-to-face instruction with the online learning and teaching environments... More

    pp. 620-625

  8. Online Mentoring of Pre-service Teachers

    Jaime Curts, Carmen Pena & Jonella Kimmel, The University of Texas Pan American, United States

    An online mentoring project was implemented and evaluated in the fall of 2003 as one-half of the required components of the student teaching internship for preservice teachers at the University of ... More

    pp. 626-631

  9. An Case Based System to Aid Engineering Online Courses

    Dilermando Piva Jr., Unicamp - State University of Campinas - FEEC, Brazil; Mauro Sergio Miskulin, UNICAMP -State University of Campinas, Brazil; Ricardo Luis de Freitas, CEATEC - Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas, Brazil; Gilberto S. Nakamiti, Paulista University, Brazil; Carlos Miguel Tobar, CEATEC - Pontifical Catholic University of Campinas, Brazil

    This paper presents the REASONING module of a computerized system (AUXILIAR), designed to help human-tutors redefine information for those students who have difficulties in grasping deployed... More

    pp. 632-639

  10. Characteristics of Learners in an Online Instructional Technology Master's Program

    Robert Price, Hsi-chih Wang & James Hogue, Texas Tech University, United States

    Educational Technology, also known as instructional technology, instructional system design, has been in existence for quite some time. However, it is one of those areas that many people outside of... More

    pp. 640-643

  11. A Real-Time Configurable Web-based Tool for Teleconferencing and Telelearning

    Wilfried Probst, Dept. Info. UQAM, Canada; Louis Villardier & Louise Sauvé, TELUQ, Canada

    Internet and multimedia technologies have brought major changes to the field of e-learning and telelearning. It is now possible to hold virtual workshops in a synchronous computer-based environment... More

    pp. 644-651

  12. Beyond the Discussion Board: Exploring the Use of CMC in Online Teacher Education

    Judi Repman, Randal Carlson & Cordelia Zinskie, Georgia Southern University, United States

    This brief paper presents a survey of the literature and discussion of critical issues related to the use of computer mediated communication tools in online learning in teacher education.... More

    pp. 652-654

  13. Texas STARgate: Statewide Online Professional Development

    Keith Restine, Martha Peet & John Rice, TCET/UNT, United States

    Texas STARgate is an online portal offering a variety of professional development opportunities based on the Texas Technology Applications curriculum. Flexibility and multiple paths to short... More

    pp. 655-659

  14. Notes from the Field: Using a Technology Integration Model to Analyze Online Communication Effectiveness in Distance Education

    Aaron Richmond & Leping Liu, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    The purpose of this article is to provide a practitioner's description of applying empirical and theoretical informational technology constructs to online distance education. In this paper, we use ... More

    pp. 660-664

  15. Voluntary Participation of K-12 Teachers in Informal Online Learning

    Elizabeth Riddle, Alexandria City Public Schools/George Mason University, United States

    In order to understand how to design an online learning community for K-12 teachers and promote it as a useful, if not preferred, environment for teachers, it is essential to understand what... More

    pp. 665-668

  16. Integrating Information Technologies for Flexible Delivery of Technical Education Courses

    Stan Roller, Purdue University North Central, United States

    This paper presents approaches that utilize several information and Internet technologies to implement technical courses in a non-attendance or distance-learning environment. Major aspects of the... More

    pp. 669-673

  17. Close Support: an innovative approach to online education

    Raymond Rose, Concord Consortium, United States; Rob Ramsdell, PBS Teacherline, United States; Joanna Lu, Concord Consortium, United States; Beryl Jackson, PBS Teacherline, United States

    The core innovation of the Ready to Teach program is online "Close Support" courses for algebra teachers that address both content and pedagogy needs of participating teachers. These courses... More

    pp. 674-675

  18. Effects of Anonymous e-Peer Feedback vs. Identifiable Member e-Peer Feedback on College Student Writing Performance

    Lu Ruiling, Han Liu, Zhongtang Ren & Dwight Allen, Old Dominion University, United States

    The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of anonymous e-peer feedback (peer feedback in electronic format) on college students' writing performance in comparison with identifiable member... More

    pp. 676-680

  19. Instructional Design in Distance Education (IDDE): Understanding the Strategies, Applications, and Implications

    Mustafa Saritas, Iowa State University, United States

    Many studies on distance education have focused on the role of distance learners. There has been comparatively little focus on instructional design strategies and activities, learner interaction... More

    pp. 681-688

  20. No Adult Left Behind - Ensuring Meaningful Academic Experiences for Nontraditional Students in Distributed Learning Settings

    Michael Scheuermann, Drexel University, United States

    Undergraduates working full time have increased in recent decades. Concurrently, American workplaces have experienced tremendous change. Companies eliminated management layers and pressed decision-... More

    pp. 689-694