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



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

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 274

  1. Technology: A Never-Ending Story

    Rachel Brown Fowler, University of Montevallo

    Once upon a time there was a teacher who was so proud of learning what she thought was the newest, slickest software program, when along came another one that made the last one obsolete. And she... More

    p. 418

  2. Helping Teachers Construct Rationales for Infusing Technology Into Classroom Instruction

    pp. 419-422

  3. Active Learning in a Preservice Technology Course

    M J. Henry, Indiana University East

    Teachers and students move through levels of entry, adoption, adaptation, appropriation, and invention when using new technology in their classroom (Dwyer, Ringstaff, & Sandholtz, 1991). These... More

    pp. 423-426

  4. Technology and Elementary Curriculum: Can Cooperative Learning and Journals Help?

    Carolyn C. Ledford, East Carolina University

    If we are to achieve increased use of technology in the elementary classroom, can cooperative learning and journals help? A computer course for elementary teachers returning to take a graduate... More

    pp. 427-428

  5. Systems to Train Teachers in Media and Technology

    Norman Licht, State University of New York

    In the classrooms of schools of education, faculty and students have become accustomed to the splitting and dividing of courses and subjects as a means of centralized control. This strategy may... More

    pp. 429-432

  6. Teaching by Example: Using Www, Usenets, and E-Mail in a Pre-Service Course

    Leslee Francis-Pelton, University of Victoria; Timothy W. Pelton, Brigham Young University

    Many universities now require students to complete a course on using computer technology as part of their teacher education programs. These programs are often designed to familiarize students with ... More

    pp. 433-437

  7. Formulation of a Scale Assessing the Effectiveness of Computer-Based T Esting Software

    pp. 438-443


    Dale S. Niederhauser, University of Utah

    Not available. More

    pp. 447-450

  9. Two Federally Supported Rural T Elecommunication Models for Professional Development and I Nstructional Improvement

    Lynne Schrum, The University of Georgia

    Calls abound for education graduates and practicing teachers to use information technologies for professional development and curricular integration. Everyone is expected to possess the skills and ... More

    pp. 451-454

  10. Integrating Technology in Schools: Effects of Three Conditions of Inservice Teacher Education

    Elizabeth M. Willis, New Mexico State University

    This paper summarizes the finding of the study, Integration of Technology in Schools: The Differential Effects of Three Conditions of Inservice Teacher. The study compared three approaches to... More

    pp. 455-458

  11. Developmental T Echnology I Nservice Training

    M Lita Pappillion, St. Joseph High School; Anarella Cellitti, Texas A&M University-Kingsville

    A vital component in providing students with a meaningful education is to provide them the opportunity to access and become comfortable with available technology. In order for this to occur... More

    pp. 459-462

  12. Requirements for Successful I Nservice: A Retrospective Review

    Deborah Y. Bauder, SUNY Institute of Technology; Ronald Sarner & SUNY Institute, at Utica/Rome

    Continued professional development beyond the educational level required for certification is part of many teachers’ lives, often supported or encouraged by school district administration. As... More

    pp. 463-466

  13. Effects of Staff Development on Classroom Applications of Technology

    Alice L. Manus & Jon J. Denton, Texas A&M University

    Technology’s impact upon contemporary U.S. society is undeniable. Technology systems have revolutionized the daily operations and services of the public and private sectors and have transformed the... More

    pp. 467-470

  14. Training Technology Mentors: A Model for Professional Development

    Patti R. Albaugh & Paula J. Knight, Otterbein College

    Growing out of the need for more and better means of instructing classroom teachers in the use of current educa tional software, the Teachers’ Software Institute (TSI) was designed to provide... More

    pp. 471-474

  15. Creative Technology Inservice: Theory and Practice

    Scott Coleman, Lewis-Clark State College

    A recent Idaho initiative provided each of the state’s four teacher education colleges with generous funding to strengthen their technology education programs for teachers. The opportunity was... More

    pp. 475-478

  16. Connecting Curriculum and Computer Activities

    Karen Smith-Gratto & Marcy Blackburn, Cameron University

    Many elementary school teachers now have the skills to use computers, but many still do not incorporate comput ers into curriculum related activities for students. While observing in the public... More

    pp. 479-481

  17. Planning and I Mplementing an Effective Computer Inservice Workshop

    Alex C. Pan, University of Wisconsin; Roger L. Yin, at Whitewater

    Computer technology is changing rapidly and has affected every walk of life, including teachers and school person-nel. The educators need to know how to use computers to accomplish needed daily... More

    pp. 482-484

  18. A Hypertext Course for In-Service Teachers: Using Adult Learning T Heory

    Doris Lee, University of Wisconsin; Alex C. Pan, Great Valley Graduate Center; Pennsylvania State University, at Whitewater

    Numerous in-service teachers are now learning the powerful hypertext (hypermedia) technology, which allows teachers to include text, graphics, audio, video, animations, or film clips in a computer ... More

    pp. 485-486

  19. Reinventing, Redesigning and R Estructuring a Graduate Technology Course

    Mary Bird, Judy Lee & Donna Baumbach, University of Central Florida

    The University of Central Florida currently offers three master’s degree programs under the umbrella of Instructional Technology: Educational Media (M. Ed.), Instructional Systems (M. A.), and the ... More

    pp. 487-490

  20. An I Nnovative Graduate Cohort Program in Teaching & Technology

    Katherine Will, John Clementson & Oscar Will, Augustana College

    K-12 teachers are actively seeking professional training in technology that they can translate directly into classroom experiences that enhance student learning. Close collaboration between a local... More

    pp. 491-493