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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 18, 2019

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Number of papers: 444

  1. The Integrated Knowledge Map for Surveying Students’ Learning

    Akira Onoue, Masanori Yamada, Atsushi Shimada & Rin-ichiro Taniguchi, Kyushu University, Japan

    This study proposes a new knowledge map, the integrated knowledge map, which is a combination of individual knowledge maps. Learners draw their own knowledge maps to reflect their learning... More

    pp. 1092-1100

  2. Engaging Students through a Podcast Assignment in Canvas LMS

    Taeyeol Park, Georgetown University Medical Center, United States

    A Georgetown University School of Medicine course gave students an optional group assignment to utilize podcasts to convey medical/scientific information to their peers. With technical support from... More

    pp. 1101-1103

  3. Controlled use of multimedia items and other objects in computer-based second language assessment

    Cristina Perez-Guillot, Universitàt Politecnica de Valencia Spain, Spain

    Computer-based assessment in second language learning processes is on an upward trend due to constant technological advances, with new applications and secure and reliable platforms, as well as... More

    pp. 1104-1108

  4. Teachers Paying Teachers? A Guide for Teacher Educators Seeking to Understand Online Teacherpreneurship

    Catharyn Shelton, California State University, Stanislaus, United States; Leanna Archambault, Arizona State University, United States

    Online teacherpreneurs are current and former P-12 teachers who post digital lesson materials to websites such as TeachersPayTeachers.com, earning small profits each time teachers download them. In... More

    pp. 1109-1114

  5. Professional Development for Computer Science Education: Design and Outcomes from a Case Study Teacher

    Scott Sheridan, Chrystalla Mouza & Lori Pollock, University of Delaware, United States

    As the role of technology in modern society increases, so too does the importance of computational thinking and computer science (CS) principles. To incorporate CS into K-12 curricula, teachers... More

    pp. 1115-1123

  6. A Smart Speaker Application to Assist Japanese Onomatopoeia Learning: A Prototype

    Takahiro Tagawa & Meng Jin, Kyushu University, Japan; Hitoshi Inoue, College of Healthcare Management, Japan

    This paper describes the characteristics of smart speaker and how and why this device is expected to play new role in language learning. Next we describe the characteristics of words called ... More

    pp. 1124-1127

  7. Recommending Highlights on Students’ E-Textbooks

    Yuta Taniguchi, Atsushi Shimada, Masanori Yamada & Shin'ichi Konomi, Kyushu University, Japan

    Using highlighters on textbooks is considered as one of the important learning activities of students. Digital educational materials enable us to record such activities and analyze the... More

    pp. 1128-1134

  8. Teach Financial Education with an App

    Tyonia Wright, Department of Learning Technologies, University of North Texas, United States

    Financial literacy is a topic that has become a large focus for many after the most recent financial crisis, which occurred from 2007 to 2009. To reduce future reoccurrences and to fill the gap in ... More

    pp. 1135-1136

  9. Designing Learning Journals to Enhance Online Discussions among in-Service Teachers in a Graduate Course

    Qijie Cai, Minnesota State University, Mankato, United States

    In this study, we applied the framework developed by van Aalst (2009) to enhance online discussions among the in-service teachers. The discussions, called Learning Journals, were designed and... More

    pp. 1137-1142

  10. Suggested Methods of Effect Size Estimation for Research in Information Technology and Teacher Education

    Li-Ting Chen & Leping Liu, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    Effect size estimation is import in research in Information Technology and Teacher Education. With several attempts by American Educational Research Association and American Psychology Association ... More

    pp. 1143-1152

  11. A Study of The Commercialization, Use, Adoption of EdTech In Public K-12 School

    Dowayne Davis, New Jersey City University, United States

    For decades, entrepreneurs and researchers have worked to find solutions to increase the use and adoption of educational technologies (EdTech) in public schools. As a result of these efforts,... More

    pp. 1153-1159

  12. Bridging the Gap between Computational Thinking and the Integration of ICT into Classroom Teaching and Learning: A Barrier to be Addressed

    Takahisa Furuta, University of Gunma, Japan; Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States; Rhonda Christensen, Institute for the Integration of Technology into Teaching and Learning, UNT, United States

    In this paper, we present a study of the relations between different types of teachers’ anxieties and concerns toward teaching Computational Thinking (CT) as an integrated part of curriculum and... More

    pp. 1160-1162

  13. Integrating digital media into schools: A Research to Practitioner Approach within Regional School Networks

    Lisa Gageik, University of Duisburg-Essen, Learning Lab, Germany, Germany

    In this conceptual paper the relevancy for organizational and staff development when integrating information technology into schools will be discussed. The overall question is how integrating... More

    pp. 1163-1167

  14. Study on “Familiarity” When Reading Using an Electronic Medium

    Kazuki Hosaka, Kamisu Municipal Kamisu First Junior High School, Japan; Takashi Usuzaka, Faculty of education, Ibaraki University, Japan

    In this research, “familiarity” was focused when reading using an electronic medium. The learning effect, due to the difference in “familiarity”, was examined by using a visual index (measurement... More

    pp. 1168-1173

  15. A Preliminary Analysis of the Teacher Educator Technology Competency Survey

    Gerald August Knezek, University of North Texas, United States; Rhonda Christensen, Univeristy of North Texas, United States

    The Teacher Educator Technology Survey v1.0 is a 12-item Likert-type instrument developed during 2018 based on the Teacher Educator Technology Competencies (TETCs). This instrument was administered... More

    pp. 1174-1180

  16. The use of Personal Construct Theory to Research the Benefits and Constraints of Technologies from the Participants’ Perspectives

    Terri L. Kurz & Robert Kleinsasser, Arizona State University, United States; Ivana Batarelo Kokić, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Split, Croatia

    Personal Construct Theory (PCT) enlightens psychologists’/researchers’ understanding of people’s thinking. PCT can be used to support explorations and investigations into learners’ perceptions of... More

    pp. 1181-1184

  17. Female Computer Sciences Learners’ Pathways to STEM Major Choices in Four-Year Universities

    Ahlam Lee, Xavier University, United States

    This study investigated the relationship between the number of CS credits earned in high school and female learners’ Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) major choice in four-year... More

    pp. 1185-1195

  18. eGroup mentoring – an evolving operational model in new ecosystems of tertiary learning

    Irja Leppisaari, Centria University of Applied Sciences, Finland

    Mentoring modernised for the digital age challenges higher education to develop new practices that support learners’ readiness for working-life and which can be applied in continuous career... More

    pp. 1196-1206

  19. From Paper to Digital: Undergraduate Students’ Perceptions with Open Educational Resources

    Hong Lin, University of Oklahoma, United States

    Given the upsurge of textbook costs, one textbook alternative is using open educational resources (OER) to replace them completely. While OER unquestionably save students money, the question... More

    pp. 1207-1215

  20. Uptake and integration of ICTs for pedagogy in private high schools in Cape Town

    Peter Madoda & Agnes Chigona, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa

    In most cases private schools are considered having adequate tools for teaching and learning. ICTs are the most common teaching tools being used in the 21st Century and one would assume private... More

    pp. 1216-1224