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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. Shifting Focus from Teaching to Learning - ICT as an incentive to reform teacher education

    Harald Haugen, Svein Ove Lysne & Lars Vavik, Stord/Haugesund College, Norway; Bodil Ask, Agder College, Norway; Birgit Bratseth, Stord/Haugesund College, Norway

    New information technology introduces new challenges for the teachers - and also for the teacher training system. To make the new teachers really understand what the new learning environment is... More

    pp. 204-209

  2. New Horizons in Distance Education: Re-mapping the Pedagogical Terrain

    Jeannine Hirtle & Robin McGrew-Zoubi, Sam Houston State University, United States; Christopher Scofield, St. Martin's University, United States

    This paper presents a case study of an online block of four courses leading to certification of secondary teachers who are presently teaching in middle and secondary schools on an emergency... More

    pp. 210-215

  3. Three Community Building Strategies and Their Impacts in an On-Line Course

    Joy Egbert, Chin-Chi Chao & Karen Ngeow, Indiana University, United States

    This paper describes three instructional strategies designed to support community building in an on-line graduate teacher education course. The impacts of these strategies are also discussed... More

    pp. 216-221

  4. Technology in the classroom: Implications for Teacher Education

    Warren Wessel, University of Regina, Canada

    This paper argues that if ICT is going to become an integral part of instruction in elementary and secondary schools, then changes need to made in preservice and inservice programs for education ... More

    pp. 222-227

  5. Introducing ODL in Teacher Education - an On-Line Course on How to Create On-Line Learning Environments

    Harald Haugen, Stord/Haugesund College, Norway; Bodil Ask, Agder College, Norway

    Learning through practice has always been a sound principle. In this case it concerns learning how to construct ICT based ODL material by attending an Internet course that demonstrates the content ... More

    pp. 228-232

  6. A New Program for the Inservice Training of Computer Studies Teachers Through Distance Education.

    Elsa Naude, University of South Africa, South Africa

    There currently exists a crisis in education in the natural sciences (mathematics, physical science, computer science and biology) in South Africa (Arnott et al:1997). One reason for this crisis,... More

    pp. 233-238

  7. Meeting the needs of Distant Learning through the use of PowerPoint and RealPresenter

    David Cary & Wayne Smith, CSU Northridge, United States

    The changing demographics of colleges and universities are creating new challenges for faculty. The traditional student who attended college full time for four years after graduating from high... More

    pp. 239-240

  8. New tools for assessment in distance education

    Luciano Hack, Universidade de Santa Catarina, Brazil; Liane Tarouco, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

    This paper describes a strategy for improving the quality of distance education assessment provinding a set of complementary tools to help on formative evaluation. Regular forms to assess... More

    pp. 241-244

  9. Distance Education Insights from Eight Case Studies in TESOL Teacher Preparation

    Lynn Henrichsen, Brigham Young University, United States

    This paper presents vignettes from eight case studies in which distance education was employed in the preparation of ESOL (English to speakers of other languages) teachers in various locales... More

    pp. 245-247

  10. “At-Risk” Learners and the “Digital Divide”: Exploring the Equity in Access Issue

    Jeanne Foster & Sharla Snider, Texas Woman's University, United States

    Education has been considered the "key to success," and technology, in recent history, has been considered "the great leveler"-capable of providing "keys" to all learners without regard to their... More

    pp. 249-255

  11. Integrating Standards-Based Instructional Technology

    Nicole Snow, Northern Arizona University, United States

    The Navajo Education Technology Consortium/Education Technology Improvement Plan (NETC-ETIP) project is just entering it's second funding year. This unprecedented project involves 13 school... More

    pp. 256-261

  12. Technology and the Navajo - Its Time Has Come

    Jerry A. Bennett, Navajo Education Technology Consortium, United States

    This paper describes a comprehensive technology project that benefits the Navajo People. The Navajo live in a sparsely populated region of the West that enjoys few of the amenities of larger... More

    pp. 262-263

  13. A Multifaceted Approach to Integrating Computers in Multicultural Preservice Teaching

    Inés Márquez Chisholm, Arizona State University West, United States

    Research indicates that few education faculty consistently model the use and integration of technology in their instruction. At the same time, few in-service teachers feel well prepared to... More

    pp. 264-269

  14. “From Tatters to Tapestry”: Technology and the Weaving of Cultural Education in the Mainstream Classroom

    Debra A. Suarez, The University of Alabama, United States

    A basic tenet of multicultural education suggests that the learning, sharing, and integration of culture is necessary for the academic success of both majority and minority students. With the... More

    pp. 270-275

  15. Gender Representation in Visuals on School Web Pages Course For In-Service Teachers

    Wendy Maboudian, University of Houston, United States

    This paper is based on the findings of a qualitative dissertation that examined K-12 school web sites in a large U.S. school district. The study used semiotic methods to examine web site visuals ... More

    pp. 276-281

  16. Within Student Comparison of ESL Acquisition-Through Content Between Virtual and F/F Seminar for ESL and Native Speakers’ Negotiated Meaning

    Stephen Carey, University of British Columbia, Canada

    A comparison of virtual and F/F seminars for academic content and ESL acquisition by ESL and NS graduate students studied the nature of discourse analysis and negotiated meaning. On-line... More

    pp. 282-284

  17. DI V E R S I T Y A N D IN T E R NAT I O N AL

    Madeline Justice, Texas A&M University- Commerce, United States

    p. 283

  18. VIRTUAL INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP: a pedagogical art education view into the computer lab

    Maria Cristina V. Biazus, Universidade de Caxias do Sul, Brazil

    This paper deals with educational issues one faces while interacting in digital environments. The field of art education in these environments as well as the new concepts that involve the... More

    pp. 285-289

  19. Fostering Equity in Pre-College Computing Classrooms

    Sandra Madison, James Gifford & Min Deng, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, United States

    Project FOCAL Point is a multi-strand project designed to increase female participation in the computing sciences. The project targets two crucial groups: high school computing teachers and... More

    pp. 290-295

  20. Insuring the Future: Development of an Exemption Exam for an Introductory Educational Technology Course

    William Wiencke & Leticia Ekhaml, State University of West Georgia, United States

    Colleges of Education are under pressure to make their programs more efficient while insuring that graduates are competent in an increasing number of areas. The College of Education at the State ... More

    pp. 298-301