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

2000

Editors

Dee Anna Willis; Jerry Price; Jerry Willis

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Number of papers: 477

  1. Attitudes of prospective high school mathematics teachers towards integrating information technologies in their future teaching

    Orit Hazzan, Oranim -- The Academic Division of Haifa University, Israel

    Hundreds of papers are published nowadays arguing that computers have become an integral part of our lives and, as such, should be integrated into educational systems as well (Cf. Eden, Eisenberg... More

    pp. 1582-1587

  2. Perceptions of Teachers at Miami Shores / Barry University (MSBU) Charter School of Using Computers in their Classrooms for Teaching

    Hasan Akyurekoglu, Barry University, United States

    This study is about the perceptions of middle school teachers of using computers in a classroom environment for teaching. A purposive sampling technique is used to select the school and the... More

    pp. 1588-1592

  3. Databases Linked to the Web: Facilitating Collaborative Inquiry in Teacher Education

    Scott Coleman, Lewis-Clark State College, United States

    This paper describes the rationale for using a web page linked with a database to share perceptions among diverse stakeholders in a field-based teacher education setting. The efficiency of the... More

    pp. 1593-1597

  4. Technology Integration and Teaching Expertise

    Melissa Pierson, University of Houston, United States

    This paper reports on a study that investigated the relationships between technology-use and teaching ability in the practice of elementary teachers. Case study data from exemplary technology... More

    pp. 1598-1603

  5. Faculty Development Model: Addressing the Disparity between Pre-service and In-service Educators in Technology Integration of the Public School Classroom

    Melissa Roberts Becker, Northeastern State University, United States

    Northeastern State University requires all education majors to enroll in EDUC 4823, Technology in Education. Pre-service teachers are introduced to the use of technology in the classroom. However, ... More

    pp. 1604-1608

  6. Programs That Prepare Teachers to Integrate Technology Into Instruction In Meaningful Ways: How Successful Are They?

    Judy Abbott & Carolyn Drost, West Virginia University, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a two-part study undertaken to determine how teacher education programs prepare pre service teachers to use technology in their instruction, and to... More

    pp. 1609-1613

  7. Levels of Computer Literacy of School Teachers and Students: Case Studies

    Amy S. C. Leh, California State University San Bernardino, United States; Paul Myers, Cucamonga Middle School, United States; Chris Fisher, Redwood Elementary Fontana Unified School District, United States

    The paper reports two case studies conducted at three schools in California. The first case study investigated computer literacy levels of thirty-five teachers at two schools. Findings indicate... More

    pp. 1614-1618

  8. CyberJive: The Origins of Information Technology Jargon with Implications for Instruction

    Yuehua Zhang, Washburn University, United States; Ying-Chi Chen, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, United States; Kendall Hartley, University of Nevada - Las Vegas, United States; David Fowler, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, United States

    Preliminary surveys conducted by the authors suggest that students at the secondary school level are likely to feel much more at ease with the vocabulary of information technology than the pre... More

    pp. 1619-1623

  9. Terminology of Educational Technology: A Quantitative Study Based on SITE Conference Proceedings

    Peter Serdiukov, University of Utah Reading Center, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a quantitative study of the Educational Technology (ET) terminology conducted on the materials of SITE 99 Conference. These findings allowed us to single... More

    pp. 1624-1629

  10. The First Decade of the SITE: 1990-1999

    Linlin Irene Chen, University of Houston Downtown, United States

    The SITE annuals have grown from a couple of hundred pages in early 1990s to two big volumes of almost two thousand pages in total in 1999. The advancement of the SITE conferences and annuals... More

    pp. 1630-1633

  11. Learners’ Reflections in Technological Learning Environments: Why to Promote and How to Evaluate

    Ely Kozminsky & Rikki Rimor, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

    In the study reported here 24 ninth-grade students investigated several issues related to modern Israeli society. In their investigation students were engaged in activities such as data search,... More

    pp. 1634-1639

  12. Learning with Hypermedia: The Role of Epistemological Beliefs and Self-Regulation

    Kendall Hartley & Lisa Bendixen, University of Nevada Las Vegas, United States

    This paper discusses the use of hypermedia as a mainstream instructional tool and what this use means for the success of all learners. Hypermedia research has not provided evidence of superiority... More

    pp. 1640-1644

  13. Using TopClass to Facilitate Regular Educational Research Course

    Julie Bao, Shippensburg University, United States

    TopClass is a web-based distance learning management software. The instructor incorporated it in her regular Educational Research course. The integration enabled her to enhance teaching objectives,... More

    pp. 1645-1648

  14. Technology in Teaching: Just How Confident are Preservice Teachers?

    Philip Molebash & Natalie Milman, University of Virginia

    This paper examines the effectiveness of increasing confidence of preservice teachers in using technology for personal and instructional purposes as a result of participating in an introductory... More

    pp. 1649-1655

  15. Effective Use of ICT by Student Teachers – Is It Improving?

    Colette Murphy, The Queen's University of Belfast, United Kingdom

    Effective use of ICT by student teachers is vital if these technologies are going to be successfully used in the education of children in schools. An earlier study by this author identified three... More

    pp. 1656-1661

  16. Strategies To Increase Interaction In Online Social Learning Environments

    Chih-Hsiung Tu, Arizona State University, United States

    Social presence is one of the most critical factors in technology-based learning. To increase the level of interaction, the degree of social presence must be increased. Social presence was... More

    pp. 1662-1667

  17. PATTERNS OF E-MAIL USE IN A CONVERSATION-BASED TEACHER DEVELOPMENT GROUP

    Andrew Topper, GVSU School of Education, United States

    Telecommunications has been proposed as a way to address the problem of teacher isolation and provide opportunities for teacher professional development. The literature on teachers' use of ... More

    pp. 1668-1671

  18. Using Computers to Enhance Action Research

    Peter Adamy, University of Rhode Island, United States

    This paper outlines the potential benefits of using computers to enhance the action research process for classroom teachers. An argument is made for classifying action research as a type of... More

    pp. 1672-1676

  19. EVALUATING ONLINE LEARNING: MODELS AND METHODS

    Charlotte Gunawardena, University of New Mexico; Kayleigh Carabajal, Albuquerque Technical Vocational Institute; Constance Lowe, New Mexico Department of Health

    This paper critically reflects upon the questions we have asked and the models and methods we have employed to evaluate online learning in several studies. The paper examines the methodologies... More

    pp. 1677-1684

  20. Beyond Computer Literacy: Addressing the Evolution of Technology Standards

    Sue P. Reehm & Shirley A. Long, Eastern Kentucky University, United States

    This paper is a report on findings of a study conducted with the purpose of assessing the level of technology skills of graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in the teacher education... More

    pp. 1685-1689