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SITE 2000--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

2000

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Dee Anna Willis; Jerry Price; Jerry Willis

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Number of papers: 477

  1. What Computer Education & Instructional Technology Means to pre-service teachers: A case study of a Turkish State University

    Omer Delialioglu, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    The purpose of this study is to examine the students' perception in a Turkish State University about the mission that the Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology conveys. This... More

    pp. 924-927

  2. Furnishing Turkish Preservice Teachers with IT Skills: Hope or Hype?

    Soner Yildirim, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    There is a growing demand from the schools that prospective teachers be computer literate. New teachers are expected not only to have necessary skills for using computers but also to use... More

    pp. 928-933

  3. PRESERVICE TEACHERS’ PERCEPTIONS OF COMPUTER: TIME DEPENDENT COMPUTER ATTITUDE SURVEY

    Askin Asan, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey

    The purpose of this study is to determine time dependent computer attitudes of preservice teachers at the College of Education at Karadeniz technical University, Trabzon, Turkey, in an entry... More

    pp. 934-938

  4. Ukrainian Teacher Education in Transition: What Role Can Technology Play?

    Valentyna Kolomiyets, Gogol State Pedagogical University of Nizhyn, Ukraine

    The paper presents a critical analysis of teacher education reform in Ukraine. The author discusses the educational legacy of the Soviet period, major changes in teacher education, which resulted... More

    pp. 939-944

  5. TEACHER EDUCATION IN RUSSIA: HISTORY AND TRANSITION

    Ludmila Gombozhabon, East-Siberian State University of Technology

    To say that Russian educational system is currently in transition is an understatement. More than ever before higher education in Russia and teacher training as its integral part is responsive to ... More

    pp. 945-950

  6. The experience of a teacher educator on the use of IT in primary classrooms

    Wing-Mui Winnie So, Hing-Keung Vincent Hung & Wai-Cheong Jacky Pow, The Hong Kong Institute Of Education, Hong Kong, China

    This paper shares the personal experience of a teacher educator in Hong Kong who took the opportunity of lecturer attachment to a local primary school to field-test the application of information... More

    pp. 951-957

  7. Gender-Related Differences In Computer Anxiety Among Technological College Students In Taiwan

    Shwu-yong L. Huang, Center for Teacher Education, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan; Yeon-Chaw Liu, Jin Wen Institute of Technology, Taiwan

    This study investigates gender-related differences in computer anxiety and the variables related to male and female students' computer anxiety. Participants were 549 college of technology students,... More

    pp. 958-961

  8. TEACHERS READINESS IN USING COMPUTERS IN CLASSROOM - A STUDY IN MALAYSIA

    Haryani Haron, University Teknology Mara, Malaysia; Sharifah Muzlia Syed Mustafa, Universiti Teknology Mara, Malaysia

    This paper is a report on a pilot study to find out whether the teachers in Malaysia are computer literate and to explore teachers' attitudes towards using computers in the classroom.... More

    pp. 966-969

  9. Advocating Reflective Learning in a Teacher Training Program

    Soo-Lin Teh & Fitri S. Mohamad, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia

    This paper evaluates the effectiveness of conducting reflective learning in a teacher-training program, which comprises of TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) undergraduates studying in ... More

    pp. 970-974

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    José Durán & Solar María Inés, Universidad de Concepción, Chile

    pp. 975-978

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  11. Telematics in Professional Training: New Horizons and Possibilities

    Airton Cattani, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

    Todays information and communication technologies have offered many possibilities for activity when applied to education. However, these various applications usually occur in the usual teaching... More

    pp. 979-984

  12. The Integration University – School in the Development of Colaborative Projects Through Internet

    Damaris González, Instituto Episcopal San Cristobal, Panama; Zenith Hernández & Gisela Clunie, Universidad Tecnologica of Panama, Panama

    The first experience of the Universidad Tecnologica of Panama and the Instituto Episcopal San Cristobal, in the development of educative projects collaboration through Internet, go back from the... More

    pp. 985-989

  13. The In-Service Training Programs for Primary School Teachers to Use Information Technology in Australia and in Taiwan

    Min-Jin Lin & Ching-Dar Lin, National Hualien Teachers College, Taiwan

    This paper describes the in-service training programs for primary school teachers to use information technology in Australia and in Taiwan. The advantages and disadvantages of the training... More

    pp. 990-993

  14. Teachers and Trainee Teachers Perceptions about Information and Communication Technology Tools during a Multicultural European Activity

    Pierrou Ariane & Bessiere Christian, ICTT Lab, ECL engineer school, France

    The main objective of this paper, is to report the activity of a multicultural and Cross Country European activity : " the communication weeks " focused on three items : - Teacher Educators and... More

    pp. 994-999

  15. A Case for Strong Conceptualization in Technology Enhanced Mathematics Instruction

    Michael L. Connell, University of Houston, United States; Delwyn L. Harnisch, University of Illinois, United States

    It is extremely important for students to develop strong concepts regarding the nature of the objects they are manipulating and how these objects are to be used mathematically. This is... More

    pp. 1004-1008

  16. Faculty/Student Collaboration in Education and Math—Using the Web to Improve Student Learning and Teaching

    Gavin LaRose, Michael McDonald, Nicole Serinaldi & Sarah Barnes, Nebraska Wesleyan University, United States

    In this paper we describe a model for interdisciplinary collaboration between students interested in teaching and faculty teaching courses in the students' area of study- math and education. This... More

    pp. 1009-1014

  17. Examining the Feasibility of Using Computer Supported Collaborative Work-Space in Pre-Service Mathematics Methods: A Vygotskian Perspective

    Christina Wotell Charnitski & Fred Croop, College Misericordia, United States

    Many elementary teachers lack the conceptual knowledge needed to teach even basic mathematics and thus create a weak link in the chain of mathematical learning for students. The socio-cultural ... More

    pp. 1015-1020

  18. Implementing Technology in Secondary Science and Mathematics Classrooms: A Perspective on Change

    Scott W. Slough & Gregory E. Chamblee, Georgia Southern University, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to examine and describe the change process as technology is implemented in secondary science and mathematics classrooms. This paper synthesizes the results from two... More

    pp. 1021-1026

  19. Tools for the 21 st Century Classroom: How Digital Video and the Internet can Engage Learners in Math and Science

    Evangeline S. Pianfetti & Brian Pianfetti, University of Illinois, United States

    In a recent report commissioned by the Milken Exchange through Education Week, Zehr (1999) suggests that although schools have invested billions of dollars on computer hardware, the challenge now... More

    pp. 1027-1033

  20. Actions on Objects: A theoretical framework for mathematics education

    Michael Connell, University of Houston, United States

    When one thinks of reasoning, problem solving, communication and connecting related ideas the tool of choice in nearly every discipline is the microcomputer. Furthermore, unlike the traditional... More

    pp. 1034-1039