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SITE 2014--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 17, 2014


Michael Searson; Marilyn N. Ochoa

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Number of papers: 587

  1. Language Arts Online: Moving Writer's Workshop and Literature Circles to Digital Classrooms

    Susan Ferguson Martin, University of South Alabama, United States

    As classrooms become more digitally enhanced, many educators feel a sense of urgency to ensure that some of the more interactive, traditionally face-to-face elements of their content are not lost... More

    p. 1980

  2. The Shift from English Methods to Critical Digital Literacies

    Janette Hughes, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

    In this paper the author shares how she prepares teacher candidates to teach secondary English Language Arts in a digital age, by introducing a critical digital literacies approach and then weaving... More

    pp. 1981-1989

  3. Information Technology Effects on Tunisian College Students; Tunisian English Majors as a Case Study

    Ahmed Lachheb, Fort Hays State University, United States

    Abstract: This study investigated the technology situation in the Tunisia’s higher educational system through a case study approach. The finding of this study revealed that Tunisian English... More

    pp. 1990-1995

  4. Analysis of Research on the Effects of Texting and Tweeting on Literacy

    Michael Mills, University of Central Arkansas, United States

    The current understanding of texting as a part of literacy practice is beginning to take form, as more researchers and practitioners look to mobile device connectedness as an opportunity rather... More

    pp. 1996-1997

  5. Educational Technology for TESOL: Tools and Resources

    John Ronghua Ouyang, University of North Florida, United States

    According to Ariza and others (2010), 10.8 million children nationwide were migrated to United States in 2007. More and more English as second/foreign language (ESL/EFL) learners have been... More

    pp. 1998-2000

  6. Publishing, Posting and Collaborating with Web 2.0 Technologies in the Middle School Language Arts Classroom to Meet 21st C Competencies

    Timothy Peters, Pueblo Rural School District 70 / Colorado State University Pueblo, United States; Karen Hopkins, Pueblo Rural School District 70, United States

    Walk into this middle school language arts classroom and you will observe writers, editors, and graphic designers collaborating in publishing the online community news magazine; bloggers posting to... More

    pp. 2001-2005

  7. Preservice teachers’ perceptions of technology during a Massive Open Online Course

    Kristine Pytash & Richard Ferdig, Kent State University, United States

    Abstract: The purpose of this study was to investigate 29 preservice teachers’ perceptions of integrating technology into the English language arts classroom before and after participating in a... More

    pp. 2006-2007

  8. Best Practices: Students Engaging in Global Micro-Blogging about Literacy Education

    Peggy Semingson, University of Texas at Arlington, United States; Simone Smala & Shelley MacDonald, The University of Queensland, Australia

    This best practices session will provide demonstration and tips for the integration of an online asynchronous global micro-blogging experience using Edmodo ( within two teacher... More

    pp. 2008-2013

  9. Revision and the Pedagogical Implications of Teachers as Digital Writers

    Shelbie Witte, Florida State University, United States

    This article reports on a three-tiered nationwide study of the pedagogical implications of teachers as digital writers and specifically, the ways in which revision is implemented and taught in... More

    pp. 2014-2020

  10. Enhancing student achievement through quality content on Twitter

    James Bissell, Robert Morris University, United States

    As social media becomes intermixed into the cultural of today’s students, it becomes overly important for professors to begin using social networks. As educators select materials for their course,... More

    pp. 2021-2024

  11. The New University Press - the Library: Lessons Learned

    Luke Cornelius, Terence Cavanaugh, Nicolas Michaud & Jeffrey Bowen, University of North Florida, United States

    Digital Commons as a method of publication by an instruction’s library is becoming regular occurrence, already there are over 170 higher education instructions that participate with the Digital... More

    pp. 2025-2029

  12. Behavior analysis of the student of Net Generation --self-solution power, information gathering power, and discovery of law--

    Hiroko Kanoh, Yamagata University, Institute of Arts and Sciences, Japan

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study attention to Information gathering power, self-solution power, information gathering power, and discovery of law nature as an element connected... More

    pp. 2030-2034

  13. Distance Teacher Training in Turkey: Past, Present and Future

    Aydin Ziya OZGUR, Anadolu University, Turkey

    This paper intends to introduce the previous and current distance teacher training initiatives of Anadolu University, the biggest distance education provider not only in the country but also in the... More

    pp. 2033-2034

  14. Information Literacy and the Use of Internet Search Engines

    Roberto S. Padula, PUC-SP - Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, Brazil

    We always have questions that need to be answered, problems to be solved, and if our knowledge today is sufficient to account for these issues, surely soon it will not be. The objective of this... More

    pp. 2035-2039

  15. Preparing Future Teachers and Librarians to Create 21st Century Skills Partnerships

    Shelbie Witte, Melissa Gross & Don Latham, Florida State University, United States

    Faculty from the School of Teacher Education and the School of Library and Information Studies joined together to develop a three-tier research project seeking to create synergies between library... More

    pp. 2040-2050

  16. Designing Interactive Multimedia Learning Environments at College of Applied Sciences in Oman

    Said Al-Senaidi, University of North Texas, United States

    The propose of this paper is describes the essential features of an interactive multimedia learning environment and explains the correlations between such features and the possible effects on the... More

    pp. 2051-2054

  17. Development of Pre-service Teacher Education Program for Computational Thinking

    Sangjin An & Youngjun Lee, Department of Computer Education, Korea National University of Education, Korea (South)

    This study developed a pre-service teacher education course to understand and use computational thinking in the classes. Computational thinking is one of the most important ability for 21st century... More

    pp. 2055-2059

  18. Ok Class…Google Glass in Education.

    Chris Penny & Jordan Schugar, West Chester University, United States

    Google Glass has sparked a mix of curiosity and skepticism in education. Learn how Google Certified Teachers are using Google Glass in the classroom. It is important that we as teachers, teacher... More

    pp. 2059-2060

  19. How do Pre-service Teachers Explain Their Own Technology Growth in a Technology Integration Course?

    Joyce Asing-Cashman & David Rutledge, New Mexico State University, United States

    This research seeks to understand pre-service teachers’ (PST) perceived technology growth in a Technology Integration course. The pre-service teachers will be introduced to Web 2.0 tools by... More

    pp. 2060-2062

  20. Debate as a Method for Learning in an MBA Program

    Darrell Bowman, University of Indianapolis, United States

    Inspiring learning through active participation in a Master in Business Administration (MBA) technology course is difficult. The traditional lecture and testing method reduces student learning to a... More

    pp. 2063-2079