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SITE 1996--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

1996

Editors

Bernard Robin; Jerry D. Price; Jerry Willis; Dee Anna Willis

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 274

  1. Technology for I Nteractive Learning in Middle Grade Mathematics

    Sharon Whitton, Hofstra University

    For the past four years Hofstra University has conducted a teacher enhancement project entitled “Leadership in Middle Grade Mathematics” (LIMM). This is a one–half million dollar project, funded by... More

    pp. 253-257

  2. Symbolic Power in Mathematics Education

    David Fowler, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

    pp. 258-260

  3. Should Math Teachers Bring Their Problems Into the Classroom?

    Peter W. Wright, University of Alberta

    Whether they should or they shouldn’t they certainly do. We are talking about story problems of course. Story problems often reflect real-life situations and thus they are among the ones we most... More

    pp. 261-266

  4. Exploring Algebraic Word Problems Through Computer- Based Manipulatives and Diverse Technology

    Sergei Abramovich & Wanda Nabors, The University of Georgia

    It is generally accepted that many students have difficulties with solving word problems. MacGregor & Stacey (1993) More

    pp. 267-271

  5. A Logo Computer Unit Energizes a Preservice Math Methods Class

    Gretchen Johnson, State University of New York College at Old Westbury, United States

    Students who are studying to be elementary teachers tend to share certain characteristics, regardless of their geographic or cultural origins. They are largely female; often math anxious or math... More

    pp. 272-275

  6. Using Hypermedia to Enrich and Enliven Probability Theory

    Paula K. Gardner & Michael Speziale, College Misericordia

    Mathematics literacy will be an essential tool for students in the twenty-first century. The development, imple mentation and use of technology is a cornerstone of the foundation to this future.... More

    pp. 276-277

  7. Telementoring: Linking Math Teachers to Resources via the Internet

    Henry Dobson, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, United States

    pp. 278-279

  8. Telecommunications as a Link Between Preservice Teachers, Students, and Mathematics

    Dawn Poole, Iowa State University

    Many undergraduate education majors currently going through teacher preparation programs are being introduced to the idea of constructivism as an approach to teaching and learning. If there is... More

    pp. 280-283

  9. Tutee: An Intelligent Tutoring System in Math

    Mohamed Nour, Electronics Research Institute; Mohamed Younis, Cairo University

    Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) has followed an evolutionary path since it was started in the 1950s with simple linear programs which output a frame of text taking the student towards the... More

    pp. 284-287

  10. A COMPARISON OF TWO K-12/UNIVERSITY TELECOMMUNICATIONS PARTNERSHIPS: WHAT’S WORKING

    Cathy Gunn, Northern Arizona University

    A one year Eisenhower Math and Science Grant funded preservice and inservice teachers’ introduction into the world of telecommunications for science research. Twenty teachers of science from three ... More

    pp. 290-293

  11. Cybernaut Training for Weakley County Math and Science Teachers

    Robert L. Hartshorn, The University of Tennessee at Martin

    Out in rural America the “information superhighway” often turns into a gravel road or worse, a cattle trail. At the very best, access is usually by modem, requires a long distance call, is narrow... More

    pp. 294-297

  12. Survey of Students Who Participated in Discussions on a List

    M O. Thirunarayanan, Rowan College

    Many university professors have started incorporating discussion lists into the courses they teach. However, since the use of electronic discussion lists in courses is a relatively new phenomenon, ... More

    pp. 298-301

  13. A Preliminary Report: Robotics and Collaborative Learning in a Sixth Grade Classroom

    Gregg Brownell & Julia McArthur, Bowling Green State University

    Not available. More

    pp. 302-305

  14. Information Technologies and Science Education: Tools for Synthesis, Barriers to Implementation

    Joshua L. Tosteson, Biosphere 2

    Increasingly, educators have been exploring the educational possibilities of such emerging information technologies as the Internet. These technologies are being introduced at a time when the... More

    pp. 306-312

  15. Integrating a Multimedia Approach Into the Teaching of High School Physics

    Peter W. Wright, University of Alberta

    Not available. More

    pp. 313-317

  16. Use of Interactive Internet Software in Distance Education for Preservice Science Methods

    Gary R. Tucker, Northern Arizona University

    Research on activity-oriented, inquiry-based elementary science programs show that these programs are very success ful in developing content mastery and higher order thinking skills as well as... More

    pp. 318-319

  17. Integrating Technology Into a Science Methods Course

    Michele Wisnudel Spitulnik & Joseph Krajcik, University of Michigan

    The goals for science education currently define and advocate a scientifically and technologically literate citizenry (National Council for the Social Studies, 1990; National Science Teachers... More

    pp. 320-324

  18. World Builders: Melding Technology and Pedagogy

    Elizabeth Anne Viau, Charter School of Education

    The computer has been seen as a machine able to satisfy our information needs. Yet, what drives those needs and how compelling are they? What motivates people to want to know? Specifically, how... More

    pp. 325-327

  19. Practicing Scientists Mentor Pre-Service Science Teachers via Internet

    Patrcia Nason, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    pp. 328-331

  20. Refining Knowledge in a Virtual Community: A Case- Based Collaborative Project

    Keith Campbell, Linfield College; Yong Zhao, Willamette University

    This paper examines issues of integrating technology into teacher education. By looking at a case-based project designed to help preservice teachers at two United States higher learning... More

    pp. 334-337