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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. Accommodating the Needs of International Students in Online Learning: Issues, Strategies and Research Directions

    Yuxin Ma & Guolin Lai, Georgia State University, United States

    Globalization of education and the emergence of online learning are two trends in American higher education. They pose new challenges to faculty members. What advices should faculty developers... More

    pp. 1509-1510

  2. Systemic Change of the Teaching and Learning Process

    Marylu Menchaca, The University of Texas at Austin, Mexico; Monica Porres & Carlos E. Gonzalez, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Mexico; Paul Resta, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    An ongoing collaboration project between The University of Texas at Austin Learning Technology Center, the University of Minnesota Cooperative Learning Center and the Instituto Tecnológico y de... More

    pp. 1511-1513

  3. The Application of a Western-Based Technology Model in Schools of Developing Countries: A Case Study of the United Arab Emirates

    Tofi Rahal, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates

    As the world increasingly shifts toward globalization, constructive collaboration in exchanging ideas and expertise is becoming a necessity. Any western venture in developing countries, whether in ... More

    pp. 1514-1515

  4. Cyberspace Gender Lessons from a Crouching Tiger

    Tzong-Song Wang, Tajen Institute of Technology, Taiwan; Larry K. Bright, The University of South Dakota, United States

    The pace of adoption of cyberlearning is influenced by gender factors that need to be confronted. Even in Taiwan as a semi-conductor world leader, university women in technical universities have... More

    pp. 1516-1523

  5. Addressing Barriers of Information Technology from a Multi-National View: A New Message for Teacher Education

    Roberta K Weber, Florida Atlantic University, United States; Richard Millwood, Ultralab, Anglia Polytechnic University, United Kingdom; Elizabeth Sorensen, University of, Netherlands; Daithi O Murchu, Ann FitzGibbon, Elizabeth Oldham & Eileen Freeman, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland; Kari Kumpulainen, University of Oulu, Finland

    In the 1990s, representatives from government, business, and industry believed that students entering the workforce and beyond were not prepared adequately to deal with the technological demands... More

    pp. 1524-1527

  6. A Comparative Study of Hispanic Students’ Achievement in Traditional In-class Courses and Internet-based Courses

    Pilar Toral, University of Puerto Rico at Carolina, Puerto Rico

    Numerous questions arise concerning quality and comparability of traditional in-class courses versus online courses. Although studies performed with Anglo-American students have determined that... More

    pp. 1528-1535

  7. A Technology-based Process for Teaching Learner-centered Classroom Assessment

    M. Jeanne Yanes, Ed.D., The University of Texas Pan American, United States

    Ongoing assessment is crucial to align instructional strategies to meet the unique needs of Hispanic students and improve student achievement. A technology-based process for teaching learner... More

    pp. 1536-1538

  8. Leadership and Technology: The big … well, part of the big picture.

    Ian Gibson, Wichita State University, United States

    pp. 1539-1542

  9. Infusing Technology into a Traditional Graduate School Administration Program: Challenges to Authentic Curriculum and Pedagogical Transformation

    Roma Angel, John Tashner, Rob Sanders, Ralph Hall, Kenneth Jenkins, Linda O'Neal, Julie Horton, Melanie Greene, Louis Safer & Stephen White, Appalachian State University, United States

    Abstract: The symposium focuses on curriculum and pedagogical issues surrounding the efforts of university faculty to transform, through technology infusion, a traditional graduate-level school... More

    pp. 1543-1546

  10. Technology Standards for School Administrators: Perceptions of Superintendents and Technology Integration Leadership Roles

    T. Colette Smith & Michael Battle, University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    There is limited, if any research available demonstrating superintendents' perceptions of educational technology relative to Technology Standards for School Administrators (TSSA). The purpose of... More

    pp. 1547-1553

  11. Appropriate Computer Use on Campus: University Policymakers' Perspectives

    Teri Brandenburg, Mississippi State University, United States

    University students, faculty, and staff have expressed concern about access to pornography on campus computers. This study is aimed at finding out the perceptions of university information... More

    pp. 1554-1556

  12. Compressed Video + WebCT + Face-to-Face = Learning

    Martha Burger & Michael Land, Midwestern State University, United States

    This roundtable discussion will illustrate the use of blended instruction in an Educational Leadership course that meets face-to-face on two Saturdays; meets online throughout the course for... More

    p. 1557

  13. Integrating Technology in Educational Leadership Master and Doctoral Programs: NETS for Administrators (NETS*A)

    Mary Ann Coe & Tam Jones, Midwestern State University, United States

    School administrators must play an important role in determining how well technology is used in our schools. In order for this to happen school administrators must be knowledgeable of and skillful ... More

    pp. 1558-1559

  14. Mentorship: The key to successful longevity in educational leadership

    Pamela Freeman & Michael McFrazier, Prairie View A&M University, United States

    Mentoring is an invaluable tool for developing strong educational leaders who will embraces change and commit to taking risk and finally acting. Progressive school leaders realize the necessity of ... More

    pp. 1560-1565

  15. Building a Standards Based, State-of-the Art Technology Plan

    Brenda Frieden & Sue Stidham, Pittsburg State University, United States

    Participants will learn a step-by-step approach to building a state-of-the-art, visionary technology plan. A unique technology plan format will be introduced linking specific goals and objectives... More

    pp. 1566-1567

  16. Technology Leadership: State level initiatives changing the conversation about learning in Kansas through an emphasis upon leadership in a technologically rich environment.

    Ian Gibson, Wichita State University, United States; Steve Wyckoff & Mike Cook, ESSDACK, United States

    State level technology leadership initiatives in Kansas have created a new level of conversation about learning-an alternative mental model-designed to replace worn out notions now over two... More

    pp. 1568-1575

  17. Online or Face-To-Face: How to Deliver Professional Development

    Robert Graham, St. John's University, United States

    Over the course of the last several years a debate has ensued over the effectiveness of online instruction versus its more traditional face-to-face counterpart. Does professional development,... More

    pp. 1576-1580

  18. The Certainties and Uncertainties of Answers to Legal Issues Confronting School Administrators Regarding Student Use of the Internet and Other Comptuer Technologies

    Ralph Hall, Appalachian State University, United States

    Abstract: This paper reviews the current legal issues confronting public schools in the use of the Internet and other computer technologies. It discusses what administrators and teachers should... More

    pp. 1581-1586

  19. Diversity, Case Study Perspectives and School Administration

    Julie Horton, Roma Angel & Melanie Greene, Appalachian State University, United States

    Abstract; Learning cannot occur in isolation but requires active participation among people, their cultures and tools (Salomon & Perkins, 1998). When teaching/learning in the area of diversity,... More

    pp. 1587-1589

  20. Creating an On-line Learning Module on Data Driven Decision Making

    Ken Jenkins, Appalachian State University, United States

    The model presented is one example of a module developed to demonstrate the impact of technology on accessing data for understanding so that meaningful instructional decisions for student... More

    pp. 1590-1594