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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. From Entry to Adaptation to Transformation: Tools to Help Educators Move Along the Continuum

    Marilyn O'Callaghan & Tanna Kincaid, North Dakota Teaching With Technology, United States

    Abstract: This paper is a report on the processes, models, tools, and findings of the North Dakota Teaching with Technology initiative (TWT), a 1998 TICG project. TWT focuses on providing K-12... More

    pp. 1318-1323

  2. Learning styles and information seeking behaviors in online information retrieval environments: focusing on the use of online library catalogs and electronic databases

    Eunjoo Oh, University of Tenessee, Knoxville, TN, United States

    Studies on user characteristics claim that individuals are different in their abilities and reacting to a system. Certain types of individuals are flexible and efficient in their uses of online... More

    pp. 1324-1329

  3. Teaching and Learning Creatively in a Multimedia Environment

    Mabel CPO Okojie, Anthony Olinzock & Tinukwa Okojie, Mississippi State University, United States

    The essence of education is to help individuals acquire knowledge, skills and attitude and to use what has been learned to create new knowledge for personal and societal development. This requires ... More

    pp. 1330-1331

  4. Information and Communication Technology Innovation in Education in Turkey: A Study of the Implementation Phase of the Computer-Aided Education Project

    Emrah Orhun, Troy State University, United States

    This paper describes a study of the implementation phase of the information and communication technology (ICT) innovation in education in Turkey. The paper gives an account of how the teachers... More

    pp. 1332-1338

  5. No School Left Behind: How school leadership and organizational factors can facilitate or inhibit adoption of instructional technology

    Jason Osborne, Anna Costello, Dominick Shattuck & Anasuya Datta, North Carolina State University, United States

    The 21st century will bring increasing focus on instructional technology integration in the classroom. Many schools around the nation are still struggling to truly integrate and infuse... More

    pp. 1339-1345

  6. Providing flexibility to an Iowa Communication Network (ICN) site via a new streaming technology (Vbrick)

    Sonmez Pamuk, Iowa State University, United States

    This paper will present an on-going effort for the integration of a new streaming technology into one of the Iowa Communication Sites (ICN) at Iowa State University (ISU). ICN is a statewide fiber ... More

    pp. 1346-1349

  7. Is E-learning Born for Formal Learning?

    Ka-man PANG, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

    In the 21st Century, learners and employees are required to continuously exhibit their learning skill to enhance their knowledge and performance. E-learning born at the time to leverage these... More

    pp. 1350-1353

  8. Integrating Moodle into a Course for Pre- and In-service Teachers

    Jay Pfaffman, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, United States

    Abstract: This paper discusses integrating Moodle, an Open Source course management system (similar to Blackboard), into a course designed to expose teachers into ways to use and integrate... More

    pp. 1354-1358

  9. Using Graphing Calculators as Mini Computers in Middle School Language Arts

    Bonnie Piller, California State University San Bernardino, United States

    This interactive presentation shows how Graphing Calculators can be used for word processing and classroom activities for Language Arts in the Middle School. The results of a year long study that... More

    pp. 1359-1360

  10. Information Technologies in Education

    Marcos Pinto, CUNY Graduate Center, United States

    The impact of computers in education is only now beginning to be felt on a large scale, due to the widespread availability of computer technology that would seem a science-fiction dream to most... More

    pp. 1361-1364

  11. The Influence of Self-Efficacy on Teacher’s Practice of Using Computers in the Classroom

    David Piper & Dana Austin, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    Abstract: This study, which surveyed 160 teachers, explores the influence of self-efficacy on teachers' practices of using computers in the classroom. Self-efficacy demonstrated influence in three ... More

    pp. 1365-1371

  12. Content vs. Technology? Teachers, Students and Schools in the Digital Age

    Jack Pope & Barton Thurber, University of San Diego, United States

    Abstract: Educators and advocates for technology-based systemic change don't, it seems, always speak the same language. Technology is supposed to change institutions as well as the way institutions... More

    pp. 1372-1375

  13. Building the Case for Handheld Computers in the Classroom

    Susan Powers & Kenneth Janz, Indiana State University, United States

    With increased demand for educational performance standards, technology is being challenged on the role it plays in education. Cuban (2001) poses three goals for technology and Robyler (2003)... More

    pp. 1376-1382

  14. Supporting technology integration across the teacher education system

    Jennifer Richardson & Scott Schaffer, Purdue University, United States

    The purpose of this case study was to examine a teacher education system relative to the degree of performance support for the use of technology to support learning. Degree of support was measured ... More

    pp. 1383-1388

  15. Using the Theory of Planned Behaviour to Predict Bruneian Teachers' Intentions to Use ICT in Teaching

    Sallimah Salleh, University Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam; Peter Albion, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    This study investigated use of the Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) (Ajzen, 1985) as a framework for predicting and explaining teachers' intentions and use of ICT in teaching. Instrumentation... More

    pp. 1389-1396

  16. Theory into Practice: Challenges to the Integration of Technology into School Administration

    Robert Sanders, Appalachian State University, United States

    In our efforts to infuse technology into the delivery of the school administration program, we must recognize the barriers to integration our own students will likely face and subsequently choose... More

    pp. 1397-1400

  17. From sharing content to reusing learning activities, will Learning Objects change Higher Education?

    Nadia Spang Bovey, University of Lausanne, Switzerland

    Teachers in Higher Education are used to design activities using all sorts of instructional techniques. The same strategies, though enhanced with the new opportunities brought about by technology, ... More

    pp. 1401-1407

  18. Taking Up Innovation: An Emerging Role for Educational Researchers

    Hiller Spires, David Frye & Meredith Pittman, North Carolina State University, United States

    Much of the complication surrounding innovation in any field derives from the fact that the gains from new and creative strategies can only be realized if organizations reconfigure the way they... More

    pp. 1408-1412

  19. Technology integration of the elementary school teacher: A qualitative case study

    Kelly Springer, State University of West Georgia, United States

    This paper is to show that elementary teachers are using the technology they learn in training sessions successfully. A qualitative case study approach will be used in the research study and... More

    pp. 1413-1417

  20. Conditions for Creating an Innovation Friendly Environment in K-12 Schools

    Daniel Surry, Barry Porter, Katherine Jackson & David Hall, University of South Alabama, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to describe the eight conditions that facilitate the implementation of an innovation. The eight conditions are: Dissatisfaction with the status quo, Adequate Time,... More

    pp. 1418-1425