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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 18, 2019

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Number of papers: 444

  1. What Story Does Your Online Presence Tell? Helping Teacher Candidates Understand the Impact of Their Digital Footprint

    Ricky Mullins, Eastern Kentucky University, United States; David Hicks, Virginia Teach, United States; Todd Ogle, Virginia Tech, United States

    In this paper we discuss and share the details of a specific assignment we developed in a class entitled Inquiry Based Learning with Digital Technologies. The assignment focused on helping teacher ... More

    pp. 108-111

  2. Dr. Skateboard’s Action Science and the Masters of Physics

    William Robertson, Teacher Education Department, College of Education, the University of Texas at El Paso, United States

    This presentation will focus on the use of live action and video instruction as a method of content dissemination and to motivate students in learning in science, technology, engineering and... More

    pp. 112-119

  3. Preservice teachers’ decisions on the use of ICTs to teach science during teaching practice

    Thuthukile Jita, University of the Free State, South Africa

    Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have revolutionised many aspects of our educational lives, including teaching and learning within schools and colleges of education. This paper... More

    pp. 120-127

  4. Education Students’ Definitions of Creativity in Education: Developing Common Ground to Embrace Shifting Educational Contexts

    Mia Kim Williams & Letha Mellman, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    A review of the literature reveals there is a gap in the research regarding what students perceive creativity to be and the occupational demand for a pre-acquisition of the creative skills. This... More

    pp. 128-133

  5. Recording the World: The Potential of Using Wearable Technologies to Teach Social Studies

    Ricky Mullins, Eastern Kentucky University, United States; Cassidy Hall, University of Idaho, United States; Judith Painter, Salem City Public Schools, Virginia, United States; Melinda Davis, University of Idaho, United States; Jaap Vos, University of Idaho at Boise, United States

    In this paper we will discuss how a social studies teacher used Pivothead Wearable Imaging technology to document her experiences while participating in a trip to Antarctica funded by the Grosvenor... More

    pp. 134-137

  6. Understanding Adolescent Writing on Social Media: A Literature Review

    Sarah Galvin & Christine Greenhow, Michigan State University, United States

    Expanding digital literacies compel educators and researchers to critically examine the affordances and constraints of new technologies in literacy education. This paper presents a systematic... More

    pp. 138-146

  7. Gamified Mars Learning Lab

    Mark Geary & Jacob Geary, Dakota State University, United States

    In the rural Midwestern state of South Dakota, students sometimes find it impossible to make meaningful trips to a science center to be engaged with STEM subjects. This paper provides a brief... More

    pp. 147-150

  8. Faculty and students’ perspective towards Active Learning Classroom

    Ali Rezaei, California State University, United States; Francine Vasilomanolakis, CSULB, United States

    In two earlier studies. the authors found that both faculty and students of higher education believe that groupwork, group project, and group discussions are quite useful in terms of students’... More

    pp. 151-156

  9. Digital Literacy and Perceptions of Truth: Confusion and Confirmation Bias

    Kevin Krahenbuhl, Middle Tennessee State University, United States

    This study surveyed practicing social studies teachers with regards to their perceptions regarding the concept of truth, their priorities and preferences in the classroom, and their approaches to... More

    pp. 157-161

  10. Preservice Science Teacher Preparation Using Virtual Reality

    Richard Lamb & Elisabeth Etopio, University at Buffalo, United States

    Many teacher preparation programs include field experiences for preservice science teachers. The purpose of these experiences are to expose those wishing to teach to the complexity of the... More

    pp. 162-167

  11. Online Tutoring: Exploring Pre-Service Teachers to Serve Rural/Native Area Students

    Hsing-Wen Hu, Grant Sasse & Katie Walker, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States

    This study investigated twenty-four pre-service teachers’ perspectives and willingness on teaching in rural/native areas. After analyzing participants’ survey responses, this study found that... More

    pp. 168-172

  12. Stop, Collaborate, and Listen: Facilitating Community, Connection, and Communication in the Online Classroom

    Susie Gronseth & Jingyuan Fu, University of Houston, United States

    Collaboration can be the “social glue” in online courses, building community among learners and linking course content and 21st century skills. It is a crucial element to facilitating meaningful... More

    pp. 173-174

  13. Faculty Resistance to Technology Integration

    Ileana Torres & Jessica Evans, TCSPP, United States; Michael Schneider, TSCPP, United States

    The following proposal is a response to the problem of faculty resistance that exists in many higher education institutions. There are many reasons for resistance and although the importance of... More

    pp. 175-177

  14. Teaching How to Visualize the Invisible: Using Virtual Reality to Expose the Microscopic World of Chemistry

    Mia Kim Williams & Dalal Alrmuny, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    A researcher-developed virtual reality program supports students’ development of visualization skills and understanding of chemical phenomenon. This study explores the utility of the virtual... More

    pp. 178-181

  15. Technology-facilitated Formative Assessment

    Natalie Johnson-Leslie, Arkansas State University, United States; Lan Li, Bowling Green State University, United States; Valentina Grion, University of Padova, Italy; Lara Kassab, San Jose State University, United States

    Formative assessments have existed from the days of Plato, Aristotle, and Socrates. In today’s society there are multiple technology-facilitated formative assessment tools and applications.... More

    pp. 182-188

  16. Reciprocal Teaching and Padlet: Writing about Reading with Slovakian Students Learning English

    Victoria Seeger, Northwest Missouri State University, United States; Sara Worsfold, Currently working at a school in Cambodia., United States

    In a year-long case study, a teacher researcher used Reciprocal Teaching Strategy (RTS) and Padlet to engage Slovakian high school students and focus on comprehension of English through speaking,... More

    pp. 189-190

  17. Articulating and Applying Content using Student-Identified Video Clips

    Paula Christensen, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, United States

    The use of videos in the learning process should enhance content knowledge acquisition, cognitive development, and skill advancement. Instructors can provide videos to support learning the content ... More

    pp. 191-196

  18. Makerspace Professional Development: A Self-determination Theory Analysis

    Michael L Schad & Monty Jones, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States

    It is the aim of this paper to present an analysis of teacher experiences from a makerspace professional development through self-determination theory (SDT). This qualitative study examined K-12... More

    pp. 197-204

  19. Technology Binds or Blinds? - Social Networks through a Pedagogical Lens

    Tami Seifert, Kibbutzim College of Education, Technology, and Art, Israel

    The technological changes constitute a challenge to the education system and induce re-thinking about teaching methods, pedagogical perceptions, learning space organization and teachers and... More

    pp. 205-210

  20. The Effectiveness of a Game about Learning Disabilities

    Carol Redfield, St. Mary's University, United States; Crystal Redfield, John Jay Science and Engineering Academy, United States

    Friends with Different Abilities is an educational computer game developed with GameMaker that simulates an orientation of a school with information about 7 disabilities in 12 rooms. During two... More

    pp. 211-216