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SITE 2004--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference



Richard Ferdig; Caroline Crawford; Roger Carlsen; Niki Davis; Jerry Price; Roberta Weber; Dee Anna Willis

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This conference has 22 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 1059

  1. The Use of Interactivity in a Graduate Class: A Case Study

    Murat Kahveci, Florida State University, United States

    This research examines a series of presentations, given by graduate students, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a core class in a doctorate program of science education in a... More

    pp. 1221-1223

  2. Effects of integrating a computerized information system on decision making processes in school management

    Poria Kalay, Levinsky College of Education, Israel; David Chen, tel Aviv University, Israel

    Computerized information systems have been developed and applied in schools throughout the world, yet there is a lack of professional literature examining the effects of these systems on... More

    p. 1224

  3. Using Technology to enhance meaningful learning experiences in the classroom- a constructivist perspective

    Jared Keengwe & David Hofmeister, Indiana State University, United States

    This paper looks at various ways that educational technology tools can enhance constructivist learning environment in the classroom. Although teachers may have technical skills, they may not... More

    pp. 1225-1227

  4. Integrating Instructional Technology: Articulating Knowledge, Skills and Affect Developmentally Throughout a Teacher Education Program

    Susan Kiger & Melissa Nail, Indiana State University, United States

    Abstract: To conform to the licensure directives of the State of Indiana, NETS and other standards were aligned within the scope and sequence of courses at Indiana State University through a rather... More

    pp. 1228-1230

  5. Using Intelligent Agents to Provide Assistance to Students

    Jon-David Knode, Towson University, United States

    This paper demonstrates and reports on efforts to develop intelligent agent tutors which can provide 24/7 assistance to students. Educators will soon be able to utilize this emerging technology to... More

    pp. 1231-1233

  6. Teachers + Interactive Online Tools = Extraordinary Results

    Catherine Kullman, Brian Cleary & Janet Bell, TELUS Learning Connection, Canada

    The TELUS Learning Connection is an educational alliance of four provincial educational partners and industry in Alberta Canada. This ongoing initiative empowers educators, through our professional... More

    pp. 1234-1241

  7. Perceptions of Faculty and Students on the Use of Wireless Laptops

    Chia-Ling Kuo, Ohio University, United States

    Wireless is a new technology in schools. Numerous articles state the advantages of wireless networking on campus, but few articles analyze wireless technology from the perceptions of teachers and... More

    pp. 1242-1246

  8. Distance Makes No Difference, using streaming video to enhance curriculum K-12

    Cindy Lane, Lindbergh School District, United States

    unitedstreaming™ is a video download and streaming system that instantly delivers over 2,000 educational core-curriculum digital videos and 20,000 clips. By simply searching the database, users are... More

    p. 1247

  9. Instant Messaging and Students: Identifying the Challenges

    Kevin C. Lee, Western Carolina University, United States

    Abstract: Use of instant messaging (IM) software has increased dramatically in the last five years and become prevalent among middle school, high school and college students. Previous studies... More

    pp. 1248-1255

  10. Electronic Services in University Administration

    Kent Leung, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

    Recent developments in IT coupled with the affordable price of personal computers have resulted in high penetration in broadband Internet connections amongst household users. It is the driving... More

    pp. 1256-1261

  11. Challenges and Successes at Laptop Institutions, Part I

    Gregory MacKinnon, Acadia University, Canada

    We are quickly approaching a decade since the introduction of the "laptop institution" concept. A visit to the site ( provides evidence of an... More

    pp. 1262-1266

  12. Use of Information Technology to Improve the Teaching, Learning and Coordinating Process in a Computer Fluency Course

    Daniela Marghitu, Sean Meredith & Landon Zabcik, Auburn University, United States

    The COMP1000, Introduction to Personal Computer Applications course is one of the largest and most important introductory courses at Auburn University. With its 2,300 annual enrollment, fifteen... More

    pp. 1267-1274

  13. Fluency in Information Technology: The Information Technology in the Arts and Sciences Minor at Salem State College

    Christopher Mauriello & Sheila Shea, Salem State College, United States

    This paper presents the co-authors' collaboration in creating an interdisciplinary Information Technology in the Arts and Sciences (ITAS) minor at Salem State College. This innovative minor... More

    pp. 1275-1282

  14. Using a Case Library to Enhance Learning in a Graduate Level Education Course on Technology Integration

    Tawnya Means, Universtity of Missouri - Columbia, United States; Feng Kwei Wang, University of Missouri - Columbia, United States

    Abstract: The Knowledge Innovation for Technology in Education (KITE) project seeks to assist teachers by providing access to a case library with over 800 stories of teachers' experiences with... More

    pp. 1283-1285

  15. Expanding Technology Skills for After School Programs

    Bruce Morgan, GSSW Bridge Project-Denver University, United States; Carl Reynolds, University of Wyoming, United States

    Technology involves much more than computers. This philosophy was followed in planning after school enrichment activities for inner city youth. Plans were made to implement educational goals as... More

    pp. 1286-1288

  16. Instructional Technology Improves Test Scores: Implications From Research

    Peggy Milam, Media Leadership Team; Cobb County School District, United States; Betty Morris, State University of West Georgia, United States

    This study will review the findings of current research showing the correlation between school library media centers, instructional technology, and student achievement test scores. The... More

    pp. 1289-1294

  17. The Role of Computer Self-Efficacy in Technology Integration Beliefs of School Teachers in India

    Aloka Nanjappa & Deborah Lowther, The University of Memphis, United States

    India has carved an indelible niche in the information technology world. There is, however, a concern that unless the education and training system continues to supply high quality manpower, this... More

    pp. 1295-1302

  18. Microskills Based Counselor Training Using Digital Video Editing Software

    John Newman & Paul Abney, University of Nevada,Reno, United States

    Abstract: Videotape has long been a proven tool in the field of counselor education and training. Technological advances and decreases in cost of digital video equipment and editing software... More

    pp. 1303-1306

  19. Internet in Classrooms? An Examination of Variables Influencing a Teacher's Acceptance of the Web

    Kristina Nink, Georgetown University, United States

    Computer literacy is a vital skill in today's work environments. Hence, computer and Internet use is increasingly expected in classrooms around the world. However, not many teachers accept the... More

    pp. 1307-1309

  20. Using Activity Theory Framework (ATF) to Build an Analytic Bridge Across the Atlantic: Two Cases of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Integration

    Tom Nyvang, Aalborg University/Iowa State University, Denmark; Natalie Johnson, Iowa State University, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to show how Activity Theory Framework (ATF) was used for understanding the challenges, contradictions, and turbulences that are inevitable when institutions of higher... More

    pp. 1310-1317