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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 a Teacher Education Program: A Qualitative Study

    Patricia G. Nason, Texas A&M University

    It was Saturday; the campus was deserted. As I unlocked the building, I noticed that it was like a mausoleum - a contrast to the normally crowded halls on a week day. The elevator promptly arrived,... More

    pp. 77-81

  2. Interactive Video Simulations: Factors Related to Promoting Teacher Effectiveness

    Louis H. Berry, University of Pittsburgh

    The use and effectiveness of computer driven simula- More

    pp. 82-85

  3. Did Video Really Work? An Analysis of Student Teachers’ Perceptions

    John J. Sweeder, La Salle University

    The beginning of each student teaching semester is exciting yet stressful for many preservice teachers. These student teachers raise many legitimate questions concerning their pending experiences... More

    pp. 86-90

  4. Teachers and Technology: Total Quality Reform (TQR)

    John F. Perry, Mississippi State University

    Teacher education is being scrutinized by leaders in education from national, state, and university levels as well as by members of the United States Congress. Researchers are wrestling with the... More

    pp. 87-88

  5. Prospective Teacher's Attitudes Toward Computers

    Draga Vidakovic, Duke University

    A wide variety of technologies is currently used in educational settings (Mitchell & Paprzycki 1993, Paprzycki & Mitchell, 1991, Vidakovic & Paprzycki, 1993). How- More

    pp. 89-91

  6. Using Computer Networks to Study Computer Literacy

    George Duckett, University of Tasmania

    The development of global computer networks has given researchers the means for rapid communication of ideas. It broadens the scope of research to a point that allows it to be carried on from any... More

    pp. 91-93

  7. Effects of QuickTime Multimedia Tools on Writing Style and Content

    Jerry P. Galloway, Indiana University Northwest

    This research examines an exploratory use of computerdriven video multimedia and video combined with word processing in stimulating the overall quality of students’ written compositions. Multimedia... More

    pp. 94-97

  8. Collaborative Computer Game Play and the Effects on At-Risk Students

    William E. Blanton, Appalachian State University

    The strategies children use to solve problems have been described in detail in the past decade (McKinney, 1972; McKinney & Haskins, 1980; Resnick & Glaser, 1976). Understanding the cognitive... More

    pp. 98-101

  9. Comparisons of Spontaneous and Word Processed Compositions in Elementary Classrooms

    Debbie Burson, E. R. Dickson Elementary School

    The personal computer has evolved from a sophisticated expensive instrument for research to a relatively inexpensive, multi-purpose teaching tool. Teachers are becoming more and more comfortable... More

    pp. 102-104

  10. The Educational Computing Backlash

    Phyllis McCraw, University of Southern Indiana

    Beyond the fact that a great deal is being lost and squeezed out of the curriculum in the attempt the computerize it, and beyond the fact that the computer revolution in the classrooms is serving... More

    pp. 107-110

  11. Integrating Cooperative Learning, Word Processing, and the Writing Process

    Evelyn M. Dailey, Towson State University

    There is broad based agreement among educators that no skill is more vital to students than writing. Writing is a skill which can (a) contribute to improved performance across curricula, (b)... More

    pp. 111-116

  12. Teacher Teams Integrating Technology into the Mathematics/Science Curriculum

    Henry S. Kepner, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    This paper presents a successful model of a universitydirected support for change in mathematics and science instruction using technology in several area school districts. Under an NSF grant, the... More

    pp. 117-120

  13. What Makes an Effective Computer Projected Presentation? Suggestions from the Audience

    Neal Topp, University of Nebraska at Omaha

    Visualize for a minute the following situation. You have arrived at the room where you will be making your presentation, with your presentation software and file in hand. As you load your files on ... More

    pp. 121-124

  14. The Network University Lectures Concept

    Franz X. Steinparz, Johannes Kepler University Linz (Austria)

    The aim of this paper is to present work on a concept for giving lectures in a distributed computing system dedicated for distance studies. More

    pp. 125-128

  15. NCATE Standards and Technology Education

    William Paterson College, Jersey

    NCATE is the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, the foremost teacher accreditation agency in the United States. Since the International Society for Technology in Education ... More

    pp. 129-130

  16. A Model for Using Anchored Instruction in Preservice Educational Technology Classes

    Adele M. Hall, Rutland Public Schools Rutland, VT

    Anchored instruction is a model that emphasizes the creation of an anchor or focus around which instruction can take place. It is defined as, “A focal point or problem situation that provides [a... More

    pp. 131-134

  17. A Technology Enhanced Approach to Special Education Personnel Preparation

    Linda J. Bishop, Peabody College, Vanderbilt University

    Currently, reform is the clarion cry in teacher preparation. Commissions, legislators, and educators are calling for reforms in teacher preparation programs. Despite the ongoing discussion... More

    pp. 135-137

  18. Five Practical Examples of Software Integration in University Level Courses

    Cheryl A. Murphy, West Virginia University

    As the potential for computer use in higher education increases, the pressure to integrate computers in curricula also increases. With this pressure, the reluctance and excuses for non... More

    pp. 138-140

  19. Curriculum-based Single Switch Applications

    Edward Burns, State University of New York at Binghamton

    Single switch technology can be used with cognitively able students who have severe communication disorders to evaluate and develop a variety of curriculum-based skills. The essence of single... More

    pp. 141-145

  20. Implementing Information Systems in Colleges of Education: Narrowing the Gap Between Theory and Practice

    Gary G. Schroeder, Murray State University

    In Kentucky, colleges and universities are required under the Kentucky Education Reform Act of 1990, to have in place by 1996 performance-based, outcomes-oriented teacher education programs. This... More

    pp. 146-150