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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Apr 07, 2020

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Denise Schmidt-Crawford

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Number of papers: 329

  1. What Future Teachers Think of ‘Creativity’ and What This Means for Their Future Teaching Practice

    Jennifer Laffier, Ontario Tech University, Canada; Janette Hughes, Faculty of Education, Ontario tech University, Canada; Diana Petrarca, Ontario Tech University, Canada

    Creativity and creative thinking have been identified as crucial to learning by educators (Fullan & Langworthy, 2014; OME, 2016). In the Ontario Ministry of Education’s 2016 discussion paper, 21st ... More

    pp. 1140-1148

  2. Teacher Autonomy and STEM Innovation in Rural Schools

    Danae Peterson & Amanda Thomas, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, United States

    In this in-progress study, researchers utilize the lens of ecological systems theory (Bronfenbrenner, 1977, 1989) to synthesize across existing studies and publicly available statistics, examining ... More

    pp. 1149-1151

  3. Creating Creative Classrooms 2020: Field-tested Best Practices

    Daniel Tillman, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States; Punya Mishra & Danah Henriksen, Arizona State University, United States; David Slykhuis, University of Northern Colorado, United States; Shaunna Smith, University of Hawaii, United States; W. Monty Jones, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States; Jonathan Cohen, Georgia State University, United States; Curby Alexander, Texas Christian University, United States; Joyce Asing-Cashman & Song An, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States

    This panel discussion presents a group of discussants who each research the use of innovative technologies to support current and future teachers in their efforts developing and supporting creative... More

    pp. 1152-1154

  4. Creative Classrooms 2020 & Beyond: The Future for Field-testing Best Practices

    Daniel Tillman, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States; Punya Mishra & Danah Henriksen, Arizona State University, United States; David Slykhuis, University of Northern Colorado, United States; Shaunna Smith, University of Hawaii, United States; W. Monty Jones, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States; Jonathan Cohen, Georgia State University, United States; Curby Alexander, Texas Christian University, United States; Joyce Asing-Cashman & Song An, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States

    This panel discussion presents the second part of a sequence, wherein a group of discussants who each research the use of innovative technologies to support current and future teachers in their... More

    pp. 1155-1156

  5. Designing Creative Classrooms: Using Music & Dance to Teach Math & Science

    Daniel Tillman, Elsa Franco, Josefina Tinajero & Song An, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States

    This poster presents recent research on the use of innovative technologies to support current and future teachers in their efforts developing and supporting creative classrooms. Examples of best... More

    pp. 1157-1158

  6. Elementary Informal STEM Experiences and STEM Career Interest

    Katherine Dabney & Kimberly Good, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States; Gerhard Sonnert & Philip Sadler, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, United States

    Outreach that encourages exposure to STEM activities as well as enrollment in STEM courses in middle school and above have grown in recent years. Unfortunately, support in the elementary school... More

    pp. 1159-1163

  7. Creative, Instrumental and Practical Aspects of IT Competence Teachers

    Dorota Siemieniecka, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Poland; Mateusz Nitka, Pomeranian University in Słupsk, Poland; Kerry Rice, Boise State University, United States

    In this presentation a proposed model of IT competencies for early school education teachers in Poland will be discussed. Findings from a study conducted between December 2016 and February 2017... More

    pp. 1164-1168

  8. Investigating the Effect of Experiential Learning on Preservice Teachers’ Perception and Self-Efficacy with ELL Students

    Mohamed Ibrahim, Rebecca Callaway & Kathleen Myers, Arkansas Tech University, United States

    Grounded in Experiential Learning Theory (ELT), this study investigated the effect of a learning experience on preservice teachers’ perception regarding their ability to accommodate English... More

    pp. 1169-1178

  9. Preservice language teachers developing digital teacher identities through the process of positioning

    Felix Kwihangana, University of Manchester, United Kingdom

    This paper focuses on the development of digital teacher identity through the process of positioning by preservice language teachers doing a teaching practicum in an under-resourced context. Using ... More

    pp. 1179-1184

  10. Panel: Flying High (and Low)! Drones in Education.

    Mike Searson, Shanghai Likeda Educational Technology Group, United States; Chris Penny, West Chester Univesity, United States; Jordan Schugar, West Chester University, United States; Maofa Huang, Peking University New Century School-Wenzhou, China

    In recent years, drones have emerged as powerful learning tools for students at all levels and across many disciplines. Likewise, drones have continued to play innovative and novel roles in society... More

    pp. 1185-1188

  11. Hidden Figures: Administrators Perceptions of Professionally Trained School Librarians

    Sheila Baker, John Decman & Jana Willis, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States

    This study explores perceptions of school administrators regarding the role of the professionally trained school librarian in the PreK-12 setting. Researcher developed items related to the role of ... More

    pp. 1189-1194

  12. Planning for Online Searching and Learning: A Case Study of Two Learners with Different Epistemic Beliefs

    Cui Cheng & Rand Spiro, Michigan State University, United States

    Planning is a gatekeeping strategy for deep searching and learning on the Web, which is crucial for real-world complex problem solving. This study makes an in-depth analysis of the online planning ... More

    pp. 1195-1204

  13. Authentic integration of Digital Literacy in education: development of a new curriculum and assessment tool

    Petra Fisser, SLO, National Institute for Curriculum Development, Netherlands; Maaike Heitink, University of Twente, Netherlands; Allard Strijker, SLO, National Institute for Curriculum Development, Netherlands

    The Netherlands started the development of a new curriculum framework for primary and secondary education in 2018. One of the new themes in this curriculum is Digital Literacy, which is defined as ... More

    pp. 1205-1215

  14. Library strategies in the Cyber-Physical Society

    Tünde Lengyel Molnár, Eszterhazy Karoly University, Hungary

    The Fourth Industrial Revolution leads to cyber-physical systems facilitating communication not only between machines and people, but between machines themselves (Straub, 2015). Such radical... More

    pp. 1216-1222

  15. Exploring online practices and digital risks of adolescents from Costa Rica

    Ana Teresa Morales Rodriguez, Laboratorio Nacional de Informática Avanzada, Mexico, Mexico; Fabian Rojas-Ramirez, UNA, Costa Rica

    Costa Rica is one of the first countries that incorporated technologies into the education public system. With a clear objective of serving the most vulnerable populations and implementing... More

    pp. 1223-1228

  16. Creating a Faculty Development Course: Increasing Information Literacy Concepts in Online Courses

    Victoria Raish, Penn State University, United States

    A key factor in the quality of online courses is how prepared the online instructors are to teach those courses. Faculty professional development varies based on the institution, their resources,... More

    pp. 1229-1237

  17. Development and Survey of the Indicator to measure Abilities to Cope with Internet Risks for Children

    Nagayuki Saito, International Professional University of Technology in Tokyo, Japan

    As Internet use among young people has increased so have international concerns about ensuring their protection online. This research measured children's Internet literacy in order to cultivate... More

    pp. 1238-1245

  18. The Impact of Participating in a Digital Program on Teachers' Perceptions of Their Information Literacy

    Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College and MOFET, Israel; Noa Aharony & Noa Kritz, Bar Ilan University, Israel

    This study focuses on the self-perception of the level of information literacy of teachers and their level of digital skills. It included 101 teachers, 54 of whom had participated in the... More

    pp. 1246-1250

  19. International Perspectives on the Media-related Educational Competencies of Teacher Educators. A Systematic Category-Based Comparison of Competency Frameworks.

    Jennifer Tiede & Silke Grafe, University of Würzburg, Germany, Germany

    Recently, educational research has been focusing increasingly on the role of teacher educators in the advancement of future teachers’ competencies with regards to digital media and technology.... More

    pp. 1251-1260

  20. Elementary Student Perspectives of a STEAM-based Makerspace: Connections to Real-World Contexts

    Abigail Baker, Amanda Bennett & Danielle Herro, Clemson University, United States; Cassie Quigley, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    The goal of this roundtable paper is to evaluate connections elementary-aged students in a STEAM-based makerspace draw between what they are making and real-world applications or other problem... More

    pp. 1261-1265