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SITE 2010--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 29, 2010

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David Gibson; Bernie Dodge

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Number of papers: 730

  1. Bringing Entrepreneurship into Graduate Teacher Education

    Ana-Paula Correia, Wei Wang & Evrim Baran, Iowa State University, United States

    This proposal introduces the case of Learning Design Solutions to demonstrate the link between entrepreneurship and teacher education. This organization aims at creating a context within which... More

    pp. 1002-1006

  2. Modeling Best Presentation Practices: Applying Visual Literacy in Higher Ed

    Hugh Crumley, Duke University, United States

    As professionals in higher education, we frequently need to communicate visually in various professional settings (i.e., conferences, teaching.) In doing this, we are not only presenting... More

    pp. 1007-1009

  3. The Academic Job Search Process: A Faculty Panel for Graduate Students

    Hugh Crumley, Duke University, United States; Elizabeth Langran, Fairfield University, United States; Melanie Shoffner, Purdue University, United States; Ian Gibson, Macquarie University, Australia

    This panel will focus on elements of the job search process for PhD students seeking faculty positions involving instructional technology. Four current faculty members will share their experiences ... More

    p. 1010

  4. Evaluating K-12 1:1 Laptop Initiatives

    Sean Lancaster & Andrew Topper, Grand Valley State University, United States

    This study explores the implementation of various 1:1 laptop computer initiatives throughout lower West Michigan to determine if patterns exist across these projects. These initiatives are funded... More

    pp. 1011-1013

  5. Transitions to Academia: Publishing in the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE)

    Debra Sprague, George Mason University, United States; Peter Albion, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Rick Ferdig, Kent State University, United States; Cleborne Maddux, University of Nevada, Reno, United States; Kathy Bohnstedt, George Mason University, United States

    The editors of leading educational technology journals are collaborating on ways to support the efforts of the next generation of researchers, working within the National Technology Leadership... More

    p. 1014

  6. Developing Future Educational Technology Faculty: Creating an Effective Model

    Anne Tapp, Elizabeth Hansen, John Hansen & Robert Long, Saginaw Valley State University, United States

    Abstract: A case study approach has been employed to describe the mentoring experiences of three master’s level, educational technology program graduates. Due to their successes within the program... More

    pp. 1015-1017

  7. In-service and Pre-service Teacher Involvement in Online Communities of Practice

    Berhane Teclehaimanot & Torey Hickman, The University of Toledo, United States

    Communities of practice have the potential to positively impact the training and development of both pre-service and in-service teachers. However, the traditional culture of education often... More

    pp. 1018-1023

  8. Inquiring the Junior High School Teachers’ Application of Knowledge Management(Case Study)

    Juei-Hsin Wang, National Chiayi University, Taiwan

    Inquiring knowledge management in the field of education, mostly knowledge management concept is from the idea of the knowledge-based economy or on the basis of the enterprises. Recently, it also... More

    pp. 1024-1027

  9. The Use of Digital Media in Minnesota Early Childhood Classrooms

    Michelle Beach & Paulette Stefanick, Southwest Minnesota State University, United States

    The current study used a qualitative survey approach to examine the application and scope of digital video use in SMSU Early Childhood Education online students’ classroom lab placements in... More

    pp. 1028-1034

  10. Using Video to Inform and Revise Pedagogical Practices of Female Mathematics Teachers

    Tetyana Berezovski & Teri Sosa, Saint Joseph's University, United States

    This paper reports a study investigating the use of videotaping for professional development of female mathematics educators. Participants in the study were two elementary and two secondary... More

    pp. 1035-1042

  11. Screencast and Vodcast: An Experience in Secondary Education

    Clara Coutinho, Minho University - Braga - Portugal, Portugal; Aurora Rocha, Universidade do Porto, Portugal

    In this article we present an experiment carried out in an 11th grade class (terminal year) in the discipline of Descriptive Geometry A. In a context where failure is high on the national exam, as ... More

    pp. 1043-1050

  12. Effective Integration of Technology into the Early Childhood Classroom: Exploring Changing Attitudes and Practices of Classroom Teachers

    Janese Daniels & Patsy Washington, Towson University, United States

    This poster session will describe teachers’ beliefs and practices related to the integration of technology in the early childhood classroom. Specifically, changes in teacher beliefs and practices ... More

    pp. 1051-1054

  13. Through the looking glass

    Donald Davis, Texas State University, United States

    Newcomers (recent immigrants to the US) face many challenges. Newcomers are required to learn the same content area material as native speakers while acquiring the English language fluency... More

    pp. 1055-1060

  14. Educational Use of Digital Storytelling: Research Results of an Online Digital Storytelling Contest

    Bulent Dogan, University of Houston/School of Science and Technology, United States

    This project involves hosting a series of Digital Storytelling Contests (DISTCO). After the success of DISTCO 2008 and to continue the current research on the educational uses of digital... More

    pp. 1061-1066

  15. Improving Student Science and English Language Skills: A Study of the Effectiveness of BrainPOP

    Scott Elliot, SEG Assessment | SEG Research, United States; Kari Stubbs, BrainPOP, United States

    The purpose of this study was to explore the impact of a web-based animated instructional tool on academic achievement. This study investigated the following question: Do students in grades 3,5 and... More

    pp. 1067-1074

  16. Digital Storytelling: Strategies Using VoiceThread

    Susan Elwood, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, United States

    Abstract: Digital Storytelling has and will continue to evolve as current and emerging digital social network tools contribute towards redefining our society’s communication styles and patterns.... More

    pp. 1075-1079

  17. Digital Storytelling: One Assignment + Three Projects = Flow

    Larry Ferguson & Margaret Knight, Norfolk State University, United States

    This round table presentation is to demonstrate how using Digital Storytelling as a tool to complete one assignment (a technology autobiography) and effectively transition into three multimedia... More

    pp. 1080-1081

  18. Technology Enhanced Collaboration – Schools and Teachers Engaged in Professional Development (TEC-STEP): Design and Evaluation of an On-line Model of Professional Development for K-12 School Communities in Rural Areas

    Timothy Frey, Kansas State University, United States

    This presentation describes an on-line collaborative learning community jointly developed by university and K-12 school personnel to facilitate professional development. The program, called TEC... More

    pp. 1082-1084

  19. Tools and Techniques for the Development and Hosting of Multimedia Modules

    Nanda Ganesan, California State University, Los Angeles, United States

    A set of multimedia modules were developed in an effort to offer a flexible learning environment to students in an urban campus. The modules were developed to teach courses in Information... More

    pp. 1085-1090

  20. Digital Storytelling as Narrative Pedagogy

    Penny Garcia & Marsha Rossiter, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, United States

    This paper explores an understanding of digital storytelling as a narrative pedagogical methodology. Through a review of literature, the authors situate the background, current application, and... More

    pp. 1091-1097