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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. Where Ya At and What's Happnin': Using GIS for Critical Thinking in the Inquiry-Based Classroom

    Andrea Campbell, Clemson University, United States; Patricia Warner, SC Center of Excellence for Instructional Technology Training, United States

    Geographic Information System (GIS) is a tool of exploration. And, GIS technology can be used to integrate technology in the K-12 inquiry-based classroom. These areas of integration include... More

    pp. 1694-1695

  2. The educational promise of interactive web-based movies

    Katherine Cennamo, Virginia Tech, United States

    Although video compression software offers the option of creating interactive movies for the web, the educational promise of these features has not been explored. Web-based movies can contain... More

    pp. 1696-1697

  3. Multi mode Multimedia Messaging System for Cross Campus Development

    Chiping Chan & Ching Heng Ku, National Center for High-Performance Computing, Taiwan

    This paper proposed the application of the multi mode multimedia messaging system which demonstrated the availability and usage of immediate messaging passing via cell phone as a fast and easy... More

    pp. 1698-1699

  4. Improving Performance through Reflection: Integrating Digital Video Tools into Teacher Preparation

    Ann Cunningham, Wake Forest University, United States

    This paper describes the interplay of the main components with the planning, implementation, dissemination, and reflective processes involved in the creation of the digital video portfolios. The... More

    pp. 1700-1705

  5. The Implications of Video Case Tools for Preservice and Inservice Teachers

    Benjamin Deaton, Art Recesso & Ken Hay, University of Georgia, United States

    The Video Case Tools (VCT) from the Learning & Performance Support Laboratory at the University of Georgia has been shown to be a powerful tool for fostering professional development and growth for... More

    pp. 1706-1708

  6. Connecting Theory and Practice Using Web-based Cases

    Sara Dexter, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States; Cassandra Scharber, University of Minnesota, United States

    Web-based cases can provide learners opportunities to apply theory in practice. Through a realistic setting and formative feedback on a theory's use, cases are learning environments where users can... More

    pp. 1709-1710

  7. Pairing Future Teachers with Highly Qualified Teachers: An On-line Early Field Experience Placement Model for Teacher Preparation Programs

    Amy Gimino & Ralph Pagan, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, United States

    This paper discusses the steps the Department of Education at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona has taken to develop, implement and refine an on-line field-placement database system... More

    pp. 1711-1714

  8. Investigating the Usability of Collaboration Software

    Paulette Goodman, Virginia Tech, United States

    This paper reports the findings of a pilot study that focused on the usability of Web-4M, an online collaboration tool. The purpose of this study was to (1) investigate the effects of anonymity in... More

    pp. 1715-1722

  9. MUVEing Toward the Future: Vygotsky in the Virtual Classroom

    Hope Hartman, City University of New York, United States

    Abstract. Educational psychology needs to MUVE into the future by providing online opportunities for pre-service and in-service teachers to learn a wide scope of theories of learning, development, ... More

    pp. 1723-1728

  10. Hypermedia Applications in Teaching and Learning Environments: Exploring the Role of Databases as Intermediaries

    Richard Hartshorne & Richard Ferdig, University of Florida, United States

    Recent research supports the numerous benefits associated with integrating hypermedia applications into teaching and learning environments. However, simply adding hypermedia components to the... More

    pp. 1729-1734

  11. Blue Collar Technology, White Collar Burden: The Gap between Students and Teachers in the Use of Everyday Technology

    Ron Hayes, Ryan Nigro & Leanne Roberts, Mercyhurst College, United States

    The prevailing view among teachers and administrators is that technology has become and will continue to be an essential component of education. Research on the many issues involving technology in ... More

    pp. 1735-1736

  12. An Approach to Improving Learning through Authentic Learning Projects

    LaMont Johnson, Leping Liu & Christine Cheney, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    This paper summarizes the development and evaluation of an authentic course project assignment used in a teacher education course that emphasizes integrating information technology into the... More

    pp. 1737-1742

  13. Culturally-Specific Digital Content: Closing the Digital Divide with Customized Learning Objects

    Phylis Johnson, Chandrasekhar Vallath & Joseph Benso, Southern Illinois University, United States

    We report on an ongoing project to develop learning objects for use in K-12 education. In collaboration with middle school teachers, we are developing templates for content-independent tutorials, ... More

    pp. 1743-1748

  14. Logo goes 3D

    Greg Jones, University of North Texas, United States; Jeramie Hicks, Created Realities Group, United States

    This paper presents work underway to create a version of Logo that is on-line, 3D, multi-user, and distributed over the Internet. The potential of this approach is to create on-line 3D... More

    pp. 1749-1752

  15. Educating the Digital Mind: Challenges and Solutions

    Marshall Jones, Winthrop University, United States; Stephen Harmon, Georgia State University, United States; Mary O'Grady-Jones, Chester County Schools, United States

    Abstract: This paper explores the issues and challenges associated with the transformative nature of digital media and devices on teaching and learning. It proposes that current students may think ... More

    pp. 1753-1760

  16. Virtual Learning for Human Rights: Qualitative inquiry into educators' learning experiences in an online course about human rights education

    Jae-Eun Joo, Harvard Graduate School of Education, United States

    This research aims to explore how diverse human rights educators engage in an online course about context-sensitive and controversial issues related to human rights education (HRE) through... More

    pp. 1761-1765

  17. e-Teaching - The Elusive Promise

    Peter Kent, Richardson Primary School, Australia

    The introduction of interactive whiteboard technology in schools produces the greatest results when it is accompanied with changed pedagogy. This paper examines aspects of the changes to pedagogy... More

    pp. 1766-1771

  18. Technology can support NCLB Corrective Action Schools

    Kerry Koide, Advanced Technology Research, United States; K. Kim, Network Support Services Branch, United States

    High speed fiber networks, wireless technologies, Internet2, video conferencing, streaming video and multimedia digital arts can be critical elements in the support system for schools facing... More

    pp. 1772-1778

  19. Online Financial Simulation as A Supplementary Learning Tool

    Guolin Lai, Georgia State University, United States; Mark Brookshire, STOCK-TRAK Inc., United States; Yuxin Ma, Georgia State University, United States

    The US is plagued by financial illiteracy. Few Americans have received training on financial skills. Many existing financial training programs are limited in terms of quality. More effective... More

    pp. 1779-1780

  20. Interactive Annotation for Teaching and Learning

    David Lebow & Dale Lick, Florida State University, United States; Hope Hartman, City College of City University of New York, United States

    In this presentation, we demonstrate a new online annotation system, referred to as HyLighter, and its applications in teaching and learning. HyLighter allows users (locally or at a distance) to... More

    pp. 1781-1786