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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. Giving Foreign Language Learning a Second Life

    Xiaokai Jia, Western Illinois University, United States; Xuemei Li, Xi'an Technological University, China; Leaunda Hemphill, Western Illinois University, United States

    Abstract: Since the 1990s there has been a trend to explore the educational value of virtual reality (VR) environments such as Second Life and Active world. Three-dimensional (3D) virtual reality... More

    pp. 566-569

  2. A VoiceXML-Based Mobile Learning System

    Wang Jianhua, Zhang Jun & Zhang Long, Computer Science and Information Engineering College, Harbin Normal University, China

    Mobile communication technology provides the technical foundation of people to work,live and learn anytime anywhere in the mobile environment. Mobile Leaning has become a hot spot of research in... More

    pp. 570-574

  3. Best Practices to Support and Assess Learning Using Wikis

    Paula Jones, Maryann Kolloff & Fred Kolloff, Eastern Kentucky University, United States

    Wikis are editable websites made up of pages created by individual learner. Users can easily accept or modify the content displayed on their group wiki site. This type of functionality generally... More

    pp. 575-578

  4. Bridging Scientific Inquiry and High-Stakes Testing via Webinar

    Hye Jeong Kim, Bruce Herbert, Julie Singleton, Julia Johnston, Susan Pedersen & Cathleen Loving, Texas A&M University, United States

    In the Professional Development Community Model of Entry into Teaching Science (PLC-METS), early-career teacher, middle school teachers in Texas, showed that they face many challenges during... More

    pp. 579-580

  5. Toward a Comprehensive e-Learning Infrastructure for Preservice and Novice Special Educators

    Earle Knowlton, Jillian Pattison & Mary Morningstar, Dept. of Special Education, Univ. of Kansas, United States; Linda Mitchell, Dept. of Special Education, Wichita State Univ., United States; Colleen Riley, Kansas Department of Education, United States

    In this paper we describe five e-Learning infrastructure components of a statewide special education personnel preparation program for teachers-to-be and novices who are preparing to work or... More

    pp. 581-586

  6. Inservice Mathematics Teachers’ Attitudes Towards Hybrid Learning Environments

    Heng-Yu Ku & Chatchada Akarasriworn, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    The purpose of this study is to investigate inservice mathematics teachers’ attitudes regarding their experiences with technology use in a hybrid environment, the challenges of learning mathematics... More

    pp. 587-592

  7. Interaction and Other Variables as Predictors of Student Satisfaction in Online Learning Environments

    Yu-Chun Kuo, Andrew Walker & Kerstin Schroder, Utah State University, United States

    The paper intended to investigate the degree to which interaction and other predictors contributed to student satisfaction in online learning setting. This was a preliminary study towards a... More

    pp. 593-600

  8. Engaging in Professional Development Online: To What Extent Do They Influence Online Teaching and Learning?

    Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Illinois State University, United States; Joseph Blankson, Carle Foundation, United States

    As faculty turn to online professional development workshops, research evaluating the effectiveness of such a strategy has become necessary. Using a mixed methods approach, this study aimed at... More

    pp. 601-603

  9. Using Blackboard in a Web-Enhanced Course: A Mixed Methods Analysis of How It Helped or Did Not Help

    Lydia Kyei-Blankson, Illinois State University, United States

    This study utilized a mixed method approach to investigate students’ views and experiences with the use of Blackboard in a web-enhanced graduate level research methods course. Participants of the... More

    pp. 604-605

  10. Key Factors to a Successful Online Program

    Feng-Qi Lai, Susan Kiger & Mark Jones, Indiana State University, United States; Steve Yuen, The University of Southern Mississippi, United States; Leping Liu, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    There are various key factors that contribute to a successful online program. This panel discussion covers five factors including online program administration, program-wide philosophy of online... More

    pp. 606-608

  11. Blended Learning: Effective Technology and Methodology in Higher Education

    Eyal Laifer & Ilan Rahimi, Ono Academic College, Israel

    Abstract: Blended learning is a method that combines distance learning and face-to-face classroom instruction. This approach can be applied in a variety of ways. Different institutions of higher... More

    pp. 609-610

  12. The effect of modeling approaches in collaborative learning: Online discussion board for pre-service teachers

    Anna Lee, Rutgers University, United States; Sunghee Shin, Queens College, CUNY, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on a graduate level online discussion. Discourse analysis techniques were used to examine which modeling approach is more effective to... More

    pp. 611-617

  13. ADMINISTRATIVE IMPACTS On DIGITAL COLLABORATION For

    Chia-Kun Lee, Department of Mass Communication, I-Shou University, Taiwan, Taiwan

    Distance learning is a prevalent phenomenon in the field of higher education to respond to the educational trends, such as technology advancement and globalization. Although the administrators in... More

    pp. 618-626

  14. Rapid Instructional Design: Increasing Educator Capacity for Developing Elearning Solutions

    Stella Lee, Athabasca University, Canada; Iain Doherty, The University of Auckland, New Zealand

    Our paper presents the initial plan and theoretical groundwork for the rapid development of elearning solutions using Web 2.0 applications and services. The development of this model has been a... More

    pp. 627-632

  15. Learner Created Leaning Contents (LCLC) as an instructional strategy: Tools and Practices in online learning

    Jung Lim & Sanghoon Park, Northwestern State University, United States

    On-line Learning Management Systems have been highlighted as a new curriculum delivery system for distance learning in higher education as they can provide dispersed students with a wealth of... More

    pp. 633-641

  16. From Technology training to Technology integration: The Evaluation of an Online “Train-The-Online-Trainer”Certificate Program

    Hong Lin, Oklahoma State University, United States

    Literature documented that an effective “Train-the-Online-Trainer” program requires a distinction between technology training and technology integration. With this caveat in mind, this presentation... More

    pp. 642-644

  17. Experiences of Integrating Formative Feedback in an Online Educational Research Course

    Yuliang Liu, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY EDWARDSVILLE, United States

    According to Blignaut and Trollip (2003), there are six types of ormative feedback responses in online courses. These six response types include: Administrative, Affective, Other, Corrective,... More

    pp. 645-653

  18. The Distribution Power of Online Instruction

    Yuliang Liu, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY EDWARDSVILLE, United States

    This study examined a total of 106 participants in two traditional sections (n1 = 27) and four online sections (n2 = 79) of a graduate education research course at a midwestern university in the... More

    pp. 654-658

  19. Organizational Perspectives on Quality in Distance Learning

    Barbara Lockee, John Burton & Ken Potter, Virginia Tech, United States

    How does one know if a distance education course or program is effectively designed? Many organizations have established standards that detail the essential qualities of effective distance... More

    pp. 659-664

  20. Teaching Strategies for Second Life and other Virtual Worlds

    Carolyn Lowe, Northern Michigan University, United States

    Virtual worlds are becoming more and more prevalent in education. The attributes of the 3D virtual environments are quite different than those we are most experienced with. The author has taught a ... More

    p. 665