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University of Nevada, Reno
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 487–491
This paper presents a number of problems commonly found in web pages intended to supplement traditional courses in higher education. These technical and content problems limit the usefulness of such pages, and frustrate both students and...
Topics: Elementary Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 678–682
Beginning faculty are often intimidated by the need to publish. This presentation by the Research Editor of Computers in the Schools, will focus on helping beginners get started in academic publishing. The presentation will begin by ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2443–2450
"Publish or Perish" is a staple of academic life that causes anxiety for many beginning professors. The consequences of low publishing productivity have been exaggerated, but those who are prolific publishers prosper. This presentation, conducted by ...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 20, No. 1 (Aug 04, 2003) pp. 35–48
The twentieth anniversary of Computers in the Schools is an occasion to reflect on the state of the art in information technology in education. Computers are probably no longer in danger of being abandoned by schools; and, in fact, computers have...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 19, No. 1 (2002) pp. 7–17
Considers reasons for the unrealized potential of the World Wide Web in education. Topics include cultural lag; the speed of technical advancements; educational Web pages that lack interaction; lack of quality control in distance education; lack of...
Rural Special Education Quarterly Vol. 20, No. 4 (2001) pp. 11–18
As the Internet and the World Wide Web grow, more teachers are authoring school Web pages. Such pages have particular potential for use in rural areas by special educators, but their quality is often poor. All Web pages should be accessible for...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1078–1081
This paper will present findings from the authors' experiences of online course design and teaching, focusing on ten major issues: (1) analysis of audience, (2) selection of course delivery tool and format, (3) methods of course orientation (4)...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2761–2764
Fad and fashion are facts of professional life in most disciplines. However, education has always been particularly susceptible to short-lived, fashionable movements that come suddenly into vogue, generate brief but intense enthusiasm and optimism,...
Topics: Educational Technology
(2011) pp. 1–270
This book includes 31 selected papers submitted by members of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). The book is available in both digital and hard copy formats.
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 4 (2004) pp. 511–533
Fads are a serious problem in education. Fads are destructive because they are quickly abandoned, and therefore, some promising innovations are dismissed before they have been given a fair trial. Innovations become fads partly because there is a...
Topics: learner/treatment interactions
(2009) pp. 1–354
This book includes 40 selected papers submitted by members of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). A total of 123 papers were submitted for consideration of publication in this rigorously peer refereed volume that...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1995 (1995) pp. 390–393
A common problem in current graduate teacher training programs is limited contact between teacher and student. At the root of the problem is the fact that most teacher training programs offer graduate level courses on a late afternoon or evening...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2858–2861
This paper will first present the unique features of online journals in the field of information technology in education, and then briefly discuss the trends, issues, practices, research, new technologies and applications in the area of social media ...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 6, No. 1 (1989) pp. 167–77
Describes the use of the Flesch readability and interest formulae to evaluate textbooks intended for use in college level introductory educational computing courses. Variables that influence what textbook is chosen for a college course are discussed,...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 1, No. 1 (1984) pp. 35–41
Discusses results of two 1983 educational microcoputer use studies which indicate schools are acquiring microcomputers but lightly utilizing them, and concludes that this may be due to lack of research on the intelligent use of microcomputers....
Educational Technology Vol. 32, No. 4 (1992) pp. 7–14
Discusses whether educators should write their own computer-assisted instructional software, and describes four basic categories of tools teachers can use to produce courseware: (1) traditional programing languages; (2) authoring languages,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1995 (1995) pp. 814–815
George Gilder in his recent book Life After Television (1992) has written of a technological revolution that has farreaching consequences for our society and its schools. Gilder points to the displacement of television as the dominant medium by the...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 15, No. 2 (1999) pp. 5–9
Reviews problems with the World Wide Web that can be attributed to human error or ineptitude, and provides suggestions for improvement. Discusses poor Web design, poor use of search engines, and poor quality control by search engines and directories....
Computers in the Schools Vol. 12, No. 4 (1996) pp. 63–71
Discusses the growth of the Internet, in particular the World Wide Web, and considers Web-based learning and educational materials on the Web. Topics include methods of information dissemination; the interactive nature of information on the Web;...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 25, No. 1 (July 2008) pp. 145–158
This article reports the results of a study examining the predictive validity of a computer attitude instrument. The researchers attempted to determine the extent to which this instrument predicts student learning. Data from two universities were...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1318–1320
This program will present some aids and cautions that may be useful to teachers and counselors who are considering developing and producing videos for use in counseling and counselor education and training programs. Aids and cautions will be...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2550–2552
Advances in today's healthcare demand that those who educate healthcare professionals keep abreast of the latest changes. Continuing education is the accepted vehicle for new theories and best practice. Internet technology offers the most recent...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 1990–1997
The purpose of this presentation is to enlarge upon and update a related proposal on the Semantic Web made last year at SITE. Much has happened and much has been written on this topic in the last year. The presentation will clarify Berners-Lee's...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1996 (1996) pp. 961–963
Since the beginning of the modern interest in information technology in education, there has been a small but articulate group of critics who have produced a body of anti-technology (especially anti-computer-technology) literature. This literature...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 20, No. 3 (Nov 21, 2003) pp. 121–127
Fads are common in every area of education. The problem with fads is that even promising developments are quickly abandoned to make room for the next innovation. Educational innovations become fads partly because they are without a firm foundation...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 13, No. 3 (1997) pp. 5–12
Discusses problems with the use of technology, especially the Internet, for providing inservice teacher education. Highlights include the gap between available technology and the expertise to use it; antiquated hardware; the rapid growth and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 671–676
This paper presents an outline and a discussion of the philosophy and rationale for a course taught by the presenter on web design and production for teachers at the University of Nevada, Reno. Aids and cautions for instructors are provided. The...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 3035–3040
This paper presents our experiences developing and teaching an online course titled "Career Counseling and Information Technology." A major objective of this course is to prepare our current and future school counselors for online career counseling. ...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 1, No. 1 (1984) pp. 79–89
Discussion of Logo use to teach children computer programing covers the educational theory behind Logo, how it differs from other programing languages, its educational promise, its graphics capabilities, Logo research, and different versions...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 3, No. 3 (1986) pp. 1–19
Discussion of microcomputer use in public elementary schools focuses on the field of special education. Two main ways of using computers are described: (1) traditional uses, including administration, computer-assisted instruction, and assessment;...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 6, No. 3 (1989) pp. 31–37
Discusses the concept of integrating computers into the classroom curriculum and suggests that integration would be more successful if educators would wait for further developments. Topics discussed include lack of sufficient hardware; computer labs;...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 23, No. 3 (Feb 16, 2007) pp. 151–155
PT3 and the Deans' Grants of the 1980s have much in common. Both were intended to stimulate the infusion of new material into general teacher education courses. PT3 was aimed at furthering the integration of technology in teacher education, while...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 9, No. 1 (1992) pp. 59–79
Discussion of positive and negative aspects of educational computing focuses on the use of the Logo programing language. Topics addressed include access to computers; software; teacher training, both preservice and inservice; implementation of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2731–2736
The Semantic Web is a proposal by Tim Berners-Lee, the developer of the World Wide Web. The proposal is much-talked-about and little-understood. To succeed, current Web markup, which describes the structure of information, must be supplemented by...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 11, No. 3 (1995) pp. 7–10
Discusses problems of internal and external validity in research in educational computing. Highlights include three stages of modern research in educational computing, the need to describe control groups and instructional methodologies, and the need ...
Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 7 (1989) pp. 23–29
Identifies and discusses 10 overly optimistic claims for the use of computers in the classroom, and makes recommendations concerning each claim. Highlights include computer labs versus curriculum integration; the development of hardware versus...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 14, No. 3 (1998) pp. 5–11
Discusses a few of the causes for less-than-optimum educational uses of the Internet. Highlights include problems with state-level plans; the fear of pornography and Web censorship; the location of computers in computer labs; unrealistic overvaluing ...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 12, No. 1 (1996) pp. 23–30
The hypermedia nature of the World Wide Web may represent a true paradigm shift in telecommunications, but barriers exist to the Web having similar impact on education. Some of today's college students compare the Web with "bad TV"--lengthy pauses,...
Teacher Credibility: How Presentation Modalities affect Teacher Education Students’ Perceived Credibility of Information
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 4172–4178
Abstract: The following research examined whether or not, all else being equal, the modality of information delivery has an impact on its perceived credibility among teacher education students of two age groups: (>25 and
Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 2 (1989) pp. 18–23
Discusses the appropriate use of Logo and microcomputers in elementary education and gives recommendations for its successful use. Highlights include problems with unsubstantiated claims for the benefits of Logo; the effects of teaching children to...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1138–1143
This paper presents some issues in the use of web pages as supplements to traditional, on-campus courses. It also presents some technical and design problems currently found in such pages, as well as some suggested solutions. Some of these...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 1942–1947
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of teacher education students' participation in online dilemma discussion on moral reasoning scores. Students were presented with either hypothetical or real-life ethical and moral dilemmas and ...
This book includes 23 selected papers submitted by members of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). The book is available in both digital and hard copy formats.
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 34, No. 1 (2001) pp. 87–91
Describes a study conducted at the University of Nevada at Reno that compared final grades received by on-campus students and those completing interactive televised distance learning (ITDL) courses at remote sites. Results showed off-campus ITDL...
Educational Forum Vol. 71, No. 2 (2007) pp. 117–127
A topic that currently is receiving a great deal of attention by educators is the nature and use of WebQuests--computer-based activities that guide student learning through use of the World Wide Web (Sharp 2004). Despite their popularity, questions...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 303–310
This editorial considers recent developments towards understanding of knowledge and learning in networked environments. It identifies related opportunities and challenges for teacher education.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 52–54
There is an increasing trend for institutions of higher education to implement assessment strategies that include outcome measures of student and program effectiveness. At the center of assessment activities is the E-portfolio, a digitized...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 1376–1380
Increasingly, universities offer online courses to both undergraduate and graduate students. Advantages to such offerings include availability; flexibility; and the ability to learn at home, on vacation, or in any other convenient location (Minotti, ...
Web 2.0 Articles: Content Analysis and a Statistical Model to Predict Recognition of the Need for New Instructional Design Strategies
Computers in the Schools Vol. 25, No. 3 (October 2008) pp. 314–328
This article presents a study of Web 2.0 articles intended to (a) analyze the content of what is written and (b) develop a statistical model to predict whether authors' write about the need for new instructional design strategies and models. Eighty...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1998 (1998) pp. 1068–1072
Advances in telecommunication technology and computer hardware have made access to the Internet available to more and more people (Kahn, 1997; Maddux & Johnson, 1997). One would be hard pressed to find a campus that doesn’t offer students and...
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- Kongrith, Kulwadee (7)
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