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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. The Basic Skills Dilemma: Can It Be Solved Using Cai?

    Patrick J. Casey, University of Hartford

    Teacher training regulations in many states require preservice teachers to obtain a satisfactory score on an assessment of basic skills before beginning the student teaching portion of their... More

    pp. 338-341

  2. Ppact: A Hypertext Advisement Program

    Patrick J. Casey, University of Hartford; Nancy Cunniff Casey, Russell Sage Foundation

    Not available. More

    pp. 342-345

  3. Gateways to Educational Resources: Database Competencies for Preservice Teachers

    Bee Gallegos & Peter Rillero, Arizona State University West

    Huge electronic databases exist for literature and information in almost every professional field of study. Informa tion pertaining to all content areas and aspects of education, such as abstracts ... More

    pp. 346-350

  4. Encouraging Computing Diversity: Intervening at the Preservice Teacher Level

    Sandra K. Madison, University of Wisconsin-; James Gifford, Stevens Point

    National studies show increasing numbers of female students in higher education. Despite the increased college enrollment, women nationwide continue to be under-represented in the sciences (Eisberg... More

    pp. 351-354

  5. Preservice Applications of Teacher Explorer Centers for General C Omputing

    Bruce L. Mann, Memorial University of Newfoundland

    This paper will describe the advantages and limitations of assigning preservice teachers to general computing tasks using “Teacher Explorer Centers.” Teacher Explorer Centers are individual... More

    pp. 355-358

  6. USING LITERACY VIGNETTES ON VIDEODISC TO DEVELOP “KID WATCHING” EXPERIENCE

    Jacqueline K. Peck & Kathleen T. Benghiat, Cleveland State University

    "Kid watching” (Goodman, 1978) is an alternative assessment strategy that is particularly useful in the context of literacy instruction. It involves careful and close observation of children’s... More

    pp. 359-361

  7. ARE YOUR STUDENTS LIKE MINE? PRESERVICE STUDENTS’ ENTERING TECHNOLOGY SKILLS: AN UPDATE

    Caryl Sheffield, California University of Pennsylvania, United States

    The number of microcomputers in K-12 schools has increased over the past 15 years. The ratio of students per com puter in 1988 was reported to be an average of one computer for every thirty... More

    pp. 362-364

  8. Using Technology to Connect Theory and Practice in Teacher Education

    Cynthia J. Hutchinson, University of Central Florida; Teresa Bromley, Altamonte Elementary School

    In the October, 1995 issue of Educational Leadership, Ronald S. Brandt uses Alvin Toffler’s predictions from Future Shock to explain his reaction to how quickly technological advances are being... More

    pp. 365-367

  9. Building U Niversity/school/home P Artnerships With Computers

    Marsha A. Gladhart, Karen V. Reynolds Dennis J. Kear

    Not available. More

    pp. 368-372

  10. Polyphonic Presentation of First Teaching Experiences With Reflective Observations

    Sally Blake, Dawn Foster & Sandra Hurley, University of Texas at El Paso

    Technology, by definition, applies current knowledge to some useful purpose and uses evolving knowledge to adapt and improve the system to which the knowledge applies (Hooper & Rieber, 1995).... More

    pp. 373-376

  11. A Case for Electronic Pedagogy: Linking Preservice and Inservice Teachers

    Landra L. Rezabek, John J. Cochenour & Barbara T. Hakes, University of Wyoming

    The Undergraduate Teacher Education Program in the College of Education at the University of Wyoming (UW) More

    pp. 377-381

  12. Information T Echnology in P Rofessional Development S Chools

    pp. 382-386

  13. Educational Technology: From Curriculum Course to the Classroom

    Nancy M. Wentworth, Brigham Young University

    The United States has been involved in a massive effort to increase the use of computers in instruction (Office of Technology Assessment, 1988). The number of computers in public school classrooms ... More

    pp. 387-390

  14. Integrating T Echnology Into Secondary Education Curriculum Through Teacher Preservice Education

    David L. Breithaup & Nancy M. Wentworth, Brigham Young University

    The need to integrate technology into preservice secondary education curriculum courses is becoming increasingly apparent (Colón, Willis, Willis, & Austin, 1995). Preservice teachers must be... More

    pp. 391-393

  15. Preparing Teachers for Technologically Rich Environments: Applications F or Elementary Mathematics

    Barbara Burkhouse, Marywood College

    Marywood College, in Scranton, PA, a comprehensive institution sponsored by the Congregation of Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, has a total FTE just under 3000. In professional education, ... More

    pp. 394-396

  16. Integrating Technology Into the Tesl Preservice Teacher Education P Rogram

    Siowck-Lee Gan & Freddie Low, Universiti Pertanian Malaysia

    Extensive review of literature on information technology and teacher education has led to the conclusion that teacher education, particularly preservice, is not preparing educators to work in a... More

    pp. 397-400

  17. Teaching Teachers and Preservice Teachers Strategies for Integrating Technology With Any Curriculum

    Wren M. Bump, Clear Creek ISD University of Houston

    We use computers and new technologies because they do certain things for us, either more quickly, more easily, or more efficiently. Computers and the new technologies also help us store, retrieve, ... More

    pp. 401-403

  18. Instructional Technology in Classroom: A S-K-I-L-L Approach

    John Ronghua Ouyang, Kennesaw State College; Paul Fu, Barry University

    One hundred percent of schools in the United States own computers. Thousands of educational software packages are available on the market. In addition, CD-ROM and multimedia instructional materials... More

    pp. 404-406

  19. Utilizing Cbam to Assess the Use of Instructional Technologies in the Classroom

    Donald Tharp, Debra Dirksen

    University of Northern Colorado United States Air Force Academy Technology is upon us. One only has to look at the newspaper and television advertisements espousing America Online and Windows 95,... More

    pp. 407-410

  20. Information Overload and T Echnology Education

    Joseph F. Fournier, University of Arkansas

    Many students experience anxiety over the amount of new information they must master in introductory technol ogy education courses. This paper explores some of the origins of such anxieties and... More

    pp. 412-417