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

Mar 07, 2011

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Matthew Koehler; Punya Mishra

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Number of papers: 817

  1. Social Harmonization in Distance Classes

    Kui Xie, Nicole Miller & Justin Allison, Mississippi State University, United States

    This presentation will report a qualitative case study investigating an online learning situation where education students are initiated into the culture of the class, and developed and resolved... More

    pp. 853-856

  2. Reflection on the Design and Delivery of an Effective Synchronous Videoconferencing Class

    Hongxia Yang & Xin Chen, Virginia Tech, United States

    Because of its advantages, Synchronous Videoconferencing (SVC) is widely used to deliver distance classes in education. However, the effectiveness of a SVC class is a major concern to faculty and... More

    pp. 857-861

  3. Exploring Personality and Perceived Self-Efficacy for Online Teaching: A Mixed Method Study

    Ya-shu Yang, University of Connecticut, United States; Martonia Gaskill, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

    The purpose of this study is to provide a concise but thorough insight into the lexical trait approach to explore the relationship between individual’s personality and faculty’s perceived self... More

    pp. 862-867

  4. Role of Learning Styles among Teacher Candidates in Taking a Research and Technology Course in Different Formats

    Melda N. Yildiz, Claudia Knezek & Dawn M. Dowd, Kean University, United States

    The purpose of this study is to improve the instructional quality of the Research &Technology (R&T) curriculum among teacher candidates by utilizing teaching strategies and electronic media that... More

    pp. 868-875

  5. Key Factors that Affect Success of Online Learning

    Heoncheol Yun & Brandi Fruge, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, United States

    There have been many variables that affect success of online learning. Considering the nature of asynchronous online learning environments, instructors and students may have been exposed to more... More

    pp. 876-878

  6. The Many Flavors of Distance Education

    Janet Zanetis, Wainhouse Research, LLC, United States; Kecia Ray, Metropolitan Nashville Schools, United States

    This panel will focus on technology applications being used for K12 distance education. Applications discussed will include: web conferencing, online and virtual schools, videoconferencing, and... More

    pp. 879-881

  7. Improving Student Writing through Engineering Design and Digital Fabrication

    Jake Cohen, Center for Technology and Teacher Education, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia, United States

    This presentation will describe an investigation into using an engineering design challenge along with digital fabrication—the translation of digital design into physical objects—to improve the... More

    pp. 882-883

  8. Educational Fabrication, In and Out of the Classroom

    Michael Eisenberg, University of Colorado, United States

    A technological revolution in children's construction is now poised to occur–a revolution founded upon the advent of accessible fabrication and printing devices. Increasingly, children (and schools... More

    pp. 884-891

  9. Digital Fabrication Scaffolds for Developing Preservice Elementary Teachers’ Mathematics Pedagogy

    Daniel Tillman & William Kjellstrom, University of Virginia, United States; Shaunna Smith, University of Houston, United States; Eric Yoder, University of Virginia, United States

    This pilot study was designed to facilitate determination of a role for supports in assisting preservice elementary teachers to develop a mathematics pedagogy that includes using digital... More

    pp. 892-897

  10. Performance Assessment of Digital Fabrication Activities With Embedded Mathematics Pedagogy

    Daniel Tillman, University of Virginia, United States

    This paper discusses a role for performance assessment in the determination of the pedagogical value of digital fabrication activities that are pertaining to elementary mathematics. Analysis... More

    pp. 898-901

  11. The Classroom FabLab Project

    Tandra Tyler-Wood, University of North Texas, United States; Dana Arrowood, The University of Texas at Arlington, United States

    Bringing engineering design concepts and related math content into the elementary classroom has become possible with the introduction of the Classroom FabLab. Based on the work of Neil Gershenfeld,... More

    p. 902

  12. A Technology Walk into the 21St Century: Preparing Future Teachers in a Changing Landscape

    Gerald Burgess, Albany State University, United States; Bertina Young, Shorter University - Riverdale Campus, United States

    It was not that long ago, in Georgia and in other states, that integrating technology into the classroom was the highest priority for educators. We now see more discussion in the direction of... More

    pp. 912-918

  13. Faculty Panel for Graduate Students on a Job Search

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

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

    pp. 919-920

  14. Using Hybrid Course Technology to More Effectively Utalize Classtime and Increase Equity in Education Courses

    Marilyn Dolven, Georgia Gwinnett College, United States

    Hybrid couse development is becoming widely acceptable as a means of delivering course content to non traditional students and as a method of providing greater freedom in college course venu. But... More

    pp. 921-922

  15. HOTS Designs for Interactive Media: An Instructional Planning Tool using VoiceThread

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

    Abstract: This review takes a look at current instructional design strategies displayed through VoiceThread creations. Summative reviews and the incorporation of Bloom’s Taxonomy with Gardener’s... More

    pp. 923-925

  16. Three Perspectives on Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge: Framing Technology Education using TPACK

    Candace Figg & Jaipal Kamini, Brock University, Canada; Mueller Julie, Wilfred Laurier University, Canada

    There is a need to explore teacher knowledge related to teaching with technology to better prepare teachers for successfully integrating technology into their daily instructional practices.... More

    pp. 926-928

  17. Game Changers for Teacher Education

    David Gibson, Arizona State University, United States; Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States

    Ideas for a new framework for teacher education are introduced based on three sets of forces that may radically transform the way educational researchers and practitioners see their world: 1.... More

    pp. 929-942

  18. Preparing Globally Competent Educators

    Edwin Gragert, iEARN-USA, United States; Allan Kakinda, SchoolNet Uganda, Uganda

    It is becoming increasingly recognized that students need new skills if they are to be effective members of the 21st century globalized world. Among these skills are a familiarity with... More

    pp. 943-944

  19. The Disconnect in Reconnecting Scientist, Teacher, Fellow and Student: A Teaching Partnership

    Thomas Haskell & Teresa Franklin, Ohio University, United States

    Grants are a growing aspect of the funding cycle in higher education and often within the grant structure there is a requirement to partner with K-12 classrooms or school districts in order to meet... More

    pp. 945-951

  20. Beyond Technology: Examining the Convergence of Technology, Learning and the Soul

    Dale Hoskisson, Valley City State University, United States

    Abstract: This paper addresses a need for going beyond subject matter, pedagogy and technology principles and knowledge in order to create a quality learning environment. The need for a deeper... More

    pp. 952-957