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SITE 1994--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

1994

Editors

Jerry Willis; Bernard Robin; Dee Anna Willis

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 200

  1. Technology in Schools: A Call for Curriculum Integration

    Lois K. Draina, Marywood College

    A critical element in successful educational reform is well-planned, site-based infusion of technology into both elementary and secondary classrooms. Educators continue to discuss the merits of... More

    pp. 733-735

  2. Developing Customized Media for Preservice Teachers

    Kathleen Ruthkosky, Marywood College

    In 1990, under the auspices of a Title III grant, the Undergraduate Education Department at Marywood College sought to enhance its teacher preparation program. One proposed outcome for the project ... More

    pp. 736-738

  3. Lead, Follow and Facilitate: Supporting Faculty Use of Technology

    Barbara Sadowski, Marywood College

    “Lead, follow or get out of the way” is a familiar slogan imprinted on everything from posters to T-shirts. With a slight twist, the axiom could describe ways that academic computing centers can... More

    pp. 739-741

  4. Making Connections: Transforming Ivory Towers and Little Red School Houses

    Betty Beacham, East Carolina University

    Throughout the history of American education, the process of teaching and learning has been a solitary endeavor. In self-contained classrooms, individual teachers and students labor alone, with the... More

    pp. 742-744

  5. Integrating Technology into Teacher Education: One University’s Approach

    Deborah Thompson, The American University

    Computer technology has been front and center in the nation’s move toward the 21st century. Yet despite the increased availability of state of the art hardware and a proliferation of educational... More

    pp. 745-747

  6. The Implementation of Technology in an Elementary Teacher Certification Program

    Dorothy R. Smith, St. Mary's University of San Antonio

    “It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage than the creation of a new system.” More

    pp. 748-750

  7. Redefining Educational Leadership: What Principals Can Do to Advance Technology in Education

    Christene K. Bennett, Eastern New Mexico University

    The importance of the school principal as an instructional leader, or change agent, has been well documented in the literature (Blumberg & Greenfield, 1986; Bossert, Dwyer, Rowan, & Lee, 1982;... More

    pp. 751-755

  8. A Tale of Computer Use at Three Elementary Schools: Implications for Teacher Educators

    Neal B. Strudler, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

    While much has been written about the potential of computers to enhance teaching and learning, recent reports suggest that K-12 schools are relatively unaffected by new information technologies.... More

    pp. 756-758

  9. Multimedia in Teacher Education: Coping with the Human Element

    Frank Kline, Wichita State University

    The current information revolution is comparable in importance to the industrial revolution of the 18th and 19th century although there are obvious differences in content, process, and pace. The... More

    pp. 759-763

  10. Technology and Faculty Collaboration: Psychological and Sociological Factors and Effects

    John Evavold, Columbia Elementary School, Mukilteo, WA

    What is it that prevents faculty members from using technology to enhance their instruction? In an insightful article by Johnson, Harlow, and Maddux (1993), a national survey conducted by Johnson (... More

    pp. 764-766

  11. Connective Skills: The Gap Between Information Technology and Reality

    Dayle Yeager, East Texas State University

    A decade ago, technologically light-years in the past, John Naisbitt (1982) warned that the United States was in a major shift, from an industrial to an information society. In an interview with... More

    pp. 767-768

  12. Infusion Through Transfusion: Interdisciplinary Cohorts, Time and Multimedia

    Cathy Gunn, Northern Arizona University

    The Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) has the potential for being an instructional technology support for not only CEE faculty, but for faculty from all colleges at Northern Arizona... More

    pp. 769-772

  13. An Approach to Technology Integration for Reading/Language Arts Teacher Education Faculty

    Ann Thompson, Iowa State University

    Many teacher education institutions have identified the need to integrate the use of technology within their teacher preparation programs. Soloman (1992) suggests that new teachers must understand ... More

    pp. 773-778

  14. The Nineties Teacher Locked Into the Seventies Classroom

    Kathleen A. Smith, Clarion University

    In a recent episode of the cartoon, Calvin and Hobbs, More

    pp. 779-781

  15. Curry School of Education Windows Transition Project

    Gail S. Ziegler, University of Virginia

    The Windows Transition Project involves the transition from the use of the MS-DOS to MS-Windows operating system by the Curry School of Education faculty and staff. It is also an exploration of the... More

    pp. 782-783

  16. The Mathematics Learning Forums Online

    Robert Spielvogel, PBS Learning Link

    The Mathematics Learning Forums Project, funded by the Annenberg/CPB Math and Science Project, is a collaborative partnership between Bank Street’s Graduate School of Education, the Center for... More

    pp. 784-788

  17. High-tech, High-touch Initiatives at a Traditional Teacher Preparation Institute

    Gary Thompson, Valley City State University

    In 1989, the North Dakota State Legislature mandated a state-wide system of higher education. In response to this mandate the State Board of Higher Education challenged each institution to define... More

    pp. 789-791

  18. Establishing a University- Public School Educational Technology Consortium

    Karen Baile, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia

    Several K-12 educational technology consortia have been established in Virginia. Two, the Consortium for Interactive Instruction (CII) and the Educational Technology Consortium (ETC) are affiliated... More

    pp. 792-793

  19. A Texas Professional Development and Technology Schools Project

    Jerry Willis, University of Houston

    In 1993, the University of Houston began developing a consortium of four area universities, eight Professional Development and Technology Schools, and local educa- More

    pp. 794-798

  20. The First Teacher Education CD-ROM

    Bernard Robin, University of Houston

    Fifteen years ago, in 1979, teacher educators interested in teaching about information technology quickly discovered that relevant software resources were quite limited. Applications software such ... More

    pp. 799-803