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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. If You Tweet It, Data Will Come: Using Social Media for Education Research

    Lisa Carey, Towson University, United States; Lisa Jacobson & Alison Pritchard, Kennedy Krieger Institute, United States; William Sadera, Towson University, United States

    Recruiting survey study participants through social media has proven effective in a variety of fields but is not yet common practice within the field of education. With a growing number of... More

    pp. 751-754

  2. Project REDESIGN: The effects of transformed learning spaces on teacher candidate growth

    Katie Chavis & Tracey Burrell, Louisiana State University Shreveport, United States

    The objective of Project REDESIGN (Relative, Engaging, Dynamic, Energetic Spaces that Inspire Greatness Nationwide) is to create model learning and technology environments that prepare pre-service ... More

    pp. 755-759

  3. Current Research Practice in Information Technology and Teacher Education: Quantitative Design and Effect Size

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

    In information technology and teacher education, there was a handful of studies that employed content analysis to examine methodological characteristics of published articles. We conducted a review... More

    pp. 760-767

  4. A Content Analysis of Syllabi for Educator Licensure Programs: Tracking Themes for CAEP Accreditation

    Brian Delaney, Mark Petrovich Jr. & Mikhail Miller, Drexel University School of Education, United States

    This paper communicates the methodological contributions and evaluation findings of a syllabus content analysis aimed at strengthening one school of education’s self-study report for first-time... More

    pp. 768-776

  5. Emotion Analysis for Discussion Board Posts

    Tuba Ketenci, Georgia Institute of Technology, United States; Krishna Kumar, Grady High School, United States; Min Kim, Georgia State University, United States

    In this workshop, we will present the participants on how to extract emotions from the given text files. First, we will show how to organize the messages from discussion boards; then, we will teach... More

    pp. 777-783

  6. Elementary Teachers’ STEM Integration Strategies: Lessons Learned from a Professional Development Institute for K-3 Educators

    Esther Ntuli & Beverly Ray, Idaho State University, United States

    The teaching of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) has taken precedence in U.S. education system in recent years. Teachers of young children are encouraged to integrate STEM... More

    pp. 784-789

  7. Evaluation is not just for NSF: Tools and strategies for using evaluation to empower, learn and grow successful programs (and get funded)

    Jason Ravitz, Evaluation by Design, United States

    This conference features creative and ambitious educational leaders striving to create and share best practices. But how do you know you have best practices and how do you convince others? This... More

    pp. 790-795

  8. Measuring Student Success, Equity, and Access within MCC Z-Degree Courses

    Teryl Sands, Mesa Community College, United States

    This project involves researching student success in the courses of the Z-Degree Program at Mesa Community College (MCC). The Z Degree or “Zero-Textbook-Cost Degree” enables students to complete an... More

    pp. 796-800

  9. A Case Study in Needs Assessment: Teacher Use of Canvas for Grades K-2 Classes

    Sunmi Seol, Jackie Huber, Sarah Obermeyer & Justin Driesse, Indiana University Bloomington, United States

    The purpose of this study was to identify the reasons for the low adoption rates and provide practical solutions to increase the use of Canvas as a Learning Management System (LMS) for grades K-2... More

    pp. 801-809

  10. Long-term Effects of CAI in Early Education: Evidence from Three Districts

    Haya Shamir, David Pocklington, Erik Yoder & Kathryn Feehan, Waterford Institute, United States

    This longitudinal study involved three separate school districts and three different populations: District 1 is located in Maryland, District 2 is located in Texas, and District 3 is located in... More

    pp. 810-815

  11. Using CAI with Fidelity: Impacts on Literacy Skills of Kindergarten Students Across Demographics

    Haya Shamir, David Pocklington, Kathryn Feehan & Erik Yoder, Waterford Institute, United States

    This study investigated the impact of a computer-adaptive reading program, Waterford Early Learning (WEL), in an elementary school in Indiana. The study investigated how educational technology,... More

    pp. 816-821

  12. Applying Epistemic Network Analysis to Explore the Difference Between Student Teachers and Experienced Teachers in Classroom Discourse based on Mathematics Classes

    Lijiao Yue & Youli Hu, East China Normal University, China; Jing Xiao, University College London, China

    As the main body of classroom teaching, classroom discourse is an important means for teachers to discover students' classroom behavior and transmit information to them. Based on the theory of IRF,... More

    pp. 834-842

  13. Factors that Predict 12th Grade ACT STEM Scores and Implications for Teacher Education

    Shihua Brazill, Montana State University, United States

    This is an important topic that covers ACT STEM scores at the intersection of race, gender, and socioeconomic status. The paper contains a topic that will be of interest to the SITE audience,... More

    pp. 843-849

  14. Leveraging Teachers’ Cultural and Place-Based Knowledge to Enhance STEM Learning

    Alan Buss & Jacqueline Leonard, University of Wyoming, United States; Iva Moss-Redman, Fremont 38 School District, United States

    Preparing underrepresented students with the STEM and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) skills needed to fill 21st century jobs is both a national priority and a social justice... More

    pp. 850-854

  15. An Investigation into Teacher Candidate Self-Efficacy as a Result of a STEM Professional Development School Program

    Steven Chesnut, Daniel Mourlam, Gabrielle Strouse & Lisa Newland, University of South Dakota, United States

    With shortages in the STEM workforce, it is important to foster children’s interest in STEM subjects at early ages. New teachers must be prepared to engage learners in STEM experiences upon their... More

    pp. 855-864

  16. Using Innovative Technologies to Support STEM Teaching and Learning

    Rhonda Christensen, University of North Texas, United States; Troy Cline & Sten Odenwald, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, United States; Amanda Thomas, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, United States; Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States

    A newly created STEM Innovation Special Interest Group (SIG) focuses on how innovative technologies can support STEM learning activities. The panel presentations from different perspectives related... More

    pp. 865-868

  17. Integrating Engineering, Science, Reading, and Robotics across Grades 3-8 in a STEM Education Era

    Hasan Deniz, Ezgi Yesilyurt & Erdogan Kaya, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States; Anna Newley, Sonoran Schools, United States; Emily Lin, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States

    Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) entered the general lexicon in the United States within the last ten years. Both Presidents Obama and Trump emphasized STEM education as a... More

    pp. 869-875

  18. Girls, Golf, and Gadgets (G3): Project Evaluation

    Mesut Duran, Brahim Medjahed & Jeanne Girard, University of Michigan-Dearborn, United States

    The Girls, Golf, and Gadgets (G3) project provided a two-week summer program targeting gender gap in STEM, particularly in the area of computer science and coding. This pilot project introduced a... More

    pp. 876-882

  19. Ready for the AI revolution? Why confidence in STEAM learning is the key to career opportunities in the age of automation

    David Ellis & Leanna Prater, LEGO Education, United States

    According to the World Economic Forum, AI, automation, and Smart Technology will force anywhere from,75 million to 375 million people to transition their roles over the next 10 years. In this paper... More

    pp. 883-886

  20. Tomorrow’s STEM Leaders: Enacting STEM Education in Rural Schools and Maintaining Momentum

    Zoe Falls, Amy Sokoll Bauer & Amanda Thomas, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, United States

    This study is a continuation of our focus on rural elementary STEM teachers, and explores how individual community needs influenced their choice in study topic, their understanding of STEM, and how... More

    pp. 887-894