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SITE 2011--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 07, 2011

Editors

Matthew Koehler; Punya Mishra

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Number of papers: 817

  1. Studying Online Participation and its Impact on the Development of Mathematical Content Knowledge for Teaching

    Jason Silverman, Drexel University, United States

    In this paper, we report on our efforts to support teachers’ development of mathematical knowledge for teaching through online professional development. In particular, we report on our... More

    pp. 746-753

  2. Transitioning to Virtual Teacher Professional Development: Intentionality in a Virtual World Environment

    Mark Sivy & Meredith DiPietro, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    The demand for ubiquitous education that is adaptable to learner lifestyles is causing an evolution in how, where, and when teaching and learning occurs. To meet these needs, educators and... More

    pp. 754-761

  3. Factors Influencing Preservice Teacher's Decision-Making Regarding Integration of Digital Media into Field Experience Classroom Activities

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

    This study used a qualitative approach to investigate which factors influence preservice teachers' decision-making regarding the use of digital media in field experience lessons and activities. ... More

    pp. 762-767

  4. The Highlight Reel from Within: Using Technology to Enhance Peer Observations and Collaboration

    William Sterrett, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States

    This presentation offers examples of how principals and teachers can work together to enhance professional learning community work and improve faculty meetings through the use of technology... More

    pp. 768-770

  5. A Case Study on Team Teaching Model for Pre-service Teachers in an International Synchronous Video Lecture Environment

    Heejeon Suh, Tongmyong University, Korea (South)

    This study aimed to suggest directions for effective team teaching methods for pre-service kindergarten teachers in an international synchronous distance video lecture environment. 25 university... More

    pp. 771-776

  6. Challenges for Collaboration in E-learning: Towards an E-learning Pedagogical Practice

    Ann Svensson, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden

    E-learning is a natural approach for distance learning. But it is also suitable to flexible learning, not only intended to situations where the learner is at a distance from the tutor or instructor... More

    pp. 777-785

  7. Student Engagement in Online Multimedia Communication

    Linda Taylor & Hui-Wen Huang, University of Idaho, United States

    This study used and evaluated VoiceThread, a new Web 2.0 multimedia communication tool during an online research course. VoiceThread is a web-based asynchronous multimedia presentation tool... More

    pp. 786-788

  8. Virtual Gender Roles: Is Gender a Better Predictor of Internet Use than Sex?

    Amy Trombley, The University of North Texas, United States

    Researchers across disciplines seek to discover common themes, extraordinary patterns, causal relationships, and ultimately any evidence that will give insight into how the Internet is changing the... More

    pp. 789-795

  9. Hybrid Teaching and Learning in Contemporary English Teacher Education

    Kristen Turner & Marshall George, Graduate School of Education Fordham University, United States

    Two English teacher educators reflect on their implementation of hybrid learning environments and the integration of contemporary literacies and technologies into instruction and assessment. These ... More

    pp. 796-801

  10. Designing and Creating Engaging, Exciting and Effective e-Learning

    Hong Wang, Fort Hays State University, United States

    Abstract: This brief paper introduces an online training project developed at Fort Hays State University in the United States. After a brief literature review on the differences between face-to... More

    pp. 802-804

  11. Panel of Possibilities: Schools Share Successful Implementations of Mobile Learning

    Michelle Warner, Mobile Citizen, United States; Barbara K Iverson, Columbia College, United States; Victoria Andrews & Giovanni Benincasa, Northside College Prep High School, United States; Andy Tylicki, St. James Academy, United States

    This panel will share new ideas for using information technologies (mobile Internet) to deliver a variety of mobile learning initiatives. Hear success stories from mobile pilot programs that can be... More

    pp. 805-807

  12. Online Program Design and Student Attrition: Feedback from Students

    Michael Waugh & Jian Su, University of Tennessee, United States

    This paper describes results from a case study that focuses on the initial implementation of a new, online instructional program, the WebIT M.S. in Instructional Technology, offered at the... More

    pp. 808-815

  13. Hearing a Chorus of Nods: A Connected Stance in Online Asynchronous Communication

    Susan Wegmann, University of Central Florida, United States; Joyce McCauley, Sam Houston State University, United States

    Abstract: Building on research in asynchronous discussion boards, the results of a study involving two universities' graduate online classes will be disseminated during this presentation. Discourse... More

    pp. 816-821

  14. Making campus education flexible - Adapting to student needs

    Gunnar Wettergren, Stockholm University, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences, Sweden; Henrik Hansson, Stockholm University, Sweden

    The number of students that attend higher education is increasing (10.6%increase in Sweden), students are getting older, and have a different social situation than before. This changes the way... More

    pp. 822-828

  15. The Effects of a Hybrid Cultural Professional Development Course on Multicultural Attitdes and Competency of Elementary Teachers

    Clemmie Whatley & Jay Feng, Mercer University, United States

    The roundtable is an interactive engagement of participants to design an experience, which addresses pedagogy and practices that should be inherent in a culturally and educationally responsive... More

    pp. 829-830

  16. Learning design for creating lifelong learning

    Ulla Widmark & Eeva Koroma, Stockholm university, Sweden

    Our learning design for lifelong learning has been developed during the past ten years within the Teacher Education unit at Stockholm University. The same design with different content has been... More

    pp. 831-835

  17. Implementing an Online/Hybrid Faculty Development Course: A Practical, Yet Research-based, Guide

    Jada Williams, Queens University of Charlotte, United States; Beth Martin, UNC Greensboro, United States

    This paper offers a practical, yet research-based, guide for college and university administrators and instructional technologists who are planning for the implementation of an online/hybrid... More

    pp. 836-838

  18. Experiences of Online Learning in a Preservice Teacher Preparation Course

    Mia Kim Williams & Tekleab Hailu, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    This qualitative study investigates the experiences of preservice teachers in an online educational technology course in order to better understand the implications of the online learning... More

    pp. 839-841

  19. Supporting the Transition From Student to Novice Teacher Through Online Learning Communities

    Susan Williams & Jody Britten, Metiri Group, United States

    The goal of the Teachers Learning in Networked Communities (TLINC®) project is to use online communities to link university teacher education programs (TEPs) with local school districts in order to... More

    pp. 842-847

  20. Student Expectations and Perceptions of Instructor Email Response Rates by College Students Enrolled in Online Courses

    Lucinda Willis & LeAnn Wilkie, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    Online learning has become a necessity at the university level. Technology is infused into all facets of life making the use of electronic devices second-nature. Instructors and students routinely... More

    pp. 848-852