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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 05, 2017

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Paul Resta; Shaunna Smith

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Number of papers: 415

  1. Social Scholars: Re-envisioning Graduate Education in the Age of Social Media

    Christine Greenhow, Holly Marich & K. Bret Staudt Willet, Michigan State University, United States

    This paper reports findings from a mixed methods study of whether and how doctoral students understand and practice social scholarship within the context of a required graduate course. Our... More

    pp. 856-861

  2. Comparing Technology-Mediated Learning Environments

    Tina Heafner, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States; Nicholas Triplett, UNC Charlotte, United States

    This project employs a quasi-experimental, mixed methods design to examine how pedagogy and learning outcomes are influenced by technology mediated learning contexts implemented across different... More

    pp. 862-869

  3. Text Analysis of a Cloud-Based Educator Collaboration Tool

    Robin Henrikson & Daniel Bishop, Seattle Pacific University, United States

    Using data gathered as part of a large scale program evaluation of professional learning in twenty-four districts researchers analyzed results of a text analysis using application programming... More

    pp. 870-876

  4. Piloting a Collaborative Robotics Program at a Rural Elementary School: An Agenda for Research

    Jacqueline Kaminski Mumford, Walsh University, United States; Bridget Scofinsky, Damascus Elementary, United States; Connie Smith & Marietta Daulton, Walsh University, United States

    This virtual brief paper establishes a foundation and case for the implementation of a collaborative elementary robotics program for students ages 6-12, as piloted in a rural, Midwestern,... More

    pp. 877-882

  5. An Investigation of Turkish Pre-service Teachers' New Media Literacy

    Mehmet Kara, Amasya University, Turkey; Sonay Caner, Middle East Technical University, Turkey; Ayse Günay Gökben, Burdur Gölhisar Konak Ortaokulu, Turkey; Esra Isgör Simsek, Yalova University, Turkey; Behice Ceyda Cengiz, Bülent Ecevit University, Turkey

    The advent of new media necessitates the integration of new media into education. Thus, it is a requisite for teachers to have New Media Literacy (NML). The present study aims to investigate... More

    pp. 883-886

  6. Preferences for Information Seeking and Information Sharing Among Taiwanese Learners

    Yu-Chun Kuo, Rowan University, United States; Hungwei Tseng, Jacksonville State University, United States

    The paper investigates Taiwanese students’ information seeking and information sharing behaviors in a traditional classroom setting. The participants of this study were students enrolled into a... More

    pp. 887-891

  7. Infrastructure Support for Boundary Crossing and Teacher Professional Development: An Activity Theory Perspective

    Therese Laferriere, Laval University, Canada; Alain Breuleux, McGill University, Canada; Allaire Stéphane, UQAC, Canada; Christine Hamel, Laval University, Canada; Sandrine Turcotte, UQO, Canada

    We apply cultural-historical activity theory (CHAT) to analyze an enduring university-school-government (SUNG) partnership. Teacher professional development was the result of shifts in action... More

    pp. 892-895

  8. Teaching and Learning with Smart Board Technology in the Elementary Classroom

    James Oigara, Canisius College, United States

    The study investigates the effect of using SMART Board technology on mathematics achievement among fifth grade students. A study sample of (40) students was selected from the fifth grade. The... More

    pp. 896-899

  9. Multimedia, Design, and Storytelling Principles Supporting the Creation of Learning Resources

    Timothy Pelton & Leslee Francis-Pelton, University of Victoria, Canada

    Students, pre-service teachers, and teachers, can generate more effective comics, videos, and other learning resources if they apply sound principles of multimedia, design, and storytelling. ... More

    pp. 900-905

  10. Augmented Reality and 3D Modeling – A Programming-Free Approach

    Kayla Sappington, University of North Texas, United States

    This poster explores a programming-free approach to generating 3D models and displaying them in an augmented reality environment. Part of the poster will define basic terminology and list some of... More

    pp. 906-908

  11. Using Technology to Revolutionize Child Welfare Training

    Valerie Simmons, Ben Clark & Brian Nethero, Arizona State University, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Sanford Inspire Program, United States

    While the impact of trauma on children is well-documented, teachers and others who work with children report feeling unprepared to support them. Those who do receive training are forced to sit... More

    pp. 909-914

  12. Motion Detection Method for Video Feedback System to Assist Karate Training

    Kazumoto Tanaka, Kindai university, Japan

    When sports coaches induce their trainees to acquire motion skills, higher performance can be obtained if images of photographs of movements of the trainees themselves are presented for their... More

    pp. 915-918

  13. Teaching Beyond the Three R’s: The Case for Teaching Digital Literacy

    Kelly Torres & Aubrey Statti, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, United States

    Current learners are growing up in a digital age in which they are immersed with technology. As a result, learners have immediate access to a wide array of digital resources. However, students may ... More

    pp. 919-926

  14. The potential for haptic-enabled interaction to support collaborative learning in school biology

    Mary Webb, King's College London, United Kingdom; Megan Tracey, King’s College London, United Kingdom; William Harwin, Ozan Tokatli & Faustina Hwang, University of Reading, United Kingdom; Ros Johnson, The Abbey School, Reading, United Kingdom; Natasha Barrett & Chris Jones, University of Reading, United Kingdom

    This paper discusses the rationales and design considerations for developing the use of haptics (virtual touch) for learning aspects of cell biology in secondary schools. The paper considers issues... More

    pp. 927-935

  15. Engineering Innovative Transdisciplinary Projects: Gallery Walk

    Melda Yildiz, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    Participants will explore the use of Gallery Walk Approach in education. It explores the role of mobile technologies in education; offers creative strategies and possibilities for integrating... More

    pp. 936-940

  16. Novice Teachers Integration of Technology into Classrooms

    Manjari Banerjee & Hersh Waxman, Texas A&M, United States

    The goal of this paper is to understand the perspectives of novice teacher and technology integration into their classrooms. The problem for many new teachers is the inability to incorporate... More

    pp. 941-945

  17. Perceptions of Early, Mid or Late Career Teachers Regarding Technology Integration, Technology Proficiency and Access to Tools and Resources

    Rhonda Christensen & Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States

    This study is based on teacher classifications according to the number of years spent teaching. Teachers are classified as Early, Mid and Late Career. Differences among categories of teachers are ... More

    pp. 946-953

  18. Technology-Related Teacher Professional Development: Longitudinal Results of State-Wide Needs Assessments

    Jacque Ewing-Taylor, University of Nevada, Reno, United States; Bill Thornton & Daniel Monk, University of Nevada, United States

    Technology training for teachers is a significant need nation-wide. This paper reports on the results of the professional development segment of a statewide technology needs assessment conducted in... More

    pp. 954-959

  19. Examining associations between perceptions of junior high friends and learning computer programming with implications for teacher preparation

    Takahisa Furuta, Education, Gunma University, Japan; Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States; Rhonda Christensen, Institute for the Integration of Technology into Teaching and Learning, United States

    Two hundred (200) Japanese students from two junior high schools, aged 14 to 15 years old, completed a 62-item Likert-style questionnaire that included portions of the previously-validated Computer... More

    pp. 960-964

  20. Efficient and Cost-effective Class Attendance Management with a Smartphone-based System

    Eugene Garcia, Hugo Rivera, Nico Ponder, Rita Kuo & Jun Zheng, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, United States

    Many studies show a strong correlation between a student’s attendance and their academic performance. This paper presents a smartphone based attendance tracking system that can quickly and... More

    pp. 965-972