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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. Making Social Studies Teacher Education Relevant: Integrating Technology into Methods Courses

    Cameron White, New Mexico State University

    Recent graduates of social studies teacher education programs criticize their education for lack of relevance to the K-12 classroom and students. The study of social studies has long suffered from ... More

    pp. 230-233

  2. ECSFE: A Model for Integrating Software into Method Courses for Preservice Teachers

    Julie Q. Bao, Shippensburg University

    With 6,000 TV-watching hours prior to first grade and 20,000 hours before leaving high school (Skolnik and Smith, 1993), many of the students attending schools today have adopted a digital style of... More

    pp. 234-237

  3. Integration of Technology in Mathematics Methods for Elementary Teachers

    Sandra Bennett, Texas A&M University

    The growing uses of various technology is prominent in today’s society. Schools offer the uses of technology for students to be prepared for further education, careers, and functioning in society. ... More

    pp. 238-239

  4. Preparing Educational Technology Leaders: A Formula That Works

    William Lynch, The George Washington University

    The question of how to best prepare individuals to assume leadership roles in the field of education is a much discussed issue (e.g., Hallinger, Leithwood & Murphy, More

    pp. 242-245

  5. Integrating Computer Skills Into Educational Research Courses

    Robert E. Wall, Towson State University

    This report examines the integration of relevant com- More

    pp. 246-248

  6. HyperCard Based Courseware: A Tool for Facilitating Learning in Graduate Education

    John Evavold, Columbia Elementary

    At Gonzaga University we continue to struggle with two primary technological concerns. First, how to effectively integrate technology into instruction, and second, how to motivate faculty to model ... More

    pp. 249-254

  7. Technology Intensive Calculus for Advanced Placement: Evaluation of a Summer Workshop

    John G. Harvey, University of Wisconsin

    The Technology Intensive Calculus for Advanced Placement (TICAP) project is a cooperative effort between Clemson University, The College Board, and Educational Testing Service. The project is... More

    pp. 255-257

  8. Computer Programming: A Medium for Instruction and Learning

    Patrick J. Casey, University of Hartford

    The first microcomputers, introduced to the schools in the late 1970s, were used almost exclusively to teach students to program. Since then, the teaching of programming has remained a part of... More

    pp. 258-262

  9. Will Different Types of Computers Affect Inservice Teachers’ Learning of Computers?

    Yuen-kuang Liao, National Hsinchu Teachers College

    Recently, there has been an emphasis on examining how students’ perform in different computer learning environments. The discussion has raised the comparison between Macintosh computers (MAC) and... More

    pp. 263-270

  10. Linkway Live!: A Planning Tool For Reaching Consensus

    Gary G. Breegle, David Lipscomb University

    A unique, interactive, multimedia application of Linkway Live! was used as a planning tool in a qualitative research project to reach consensus about powerful learning experiences. Public school... More

    pp. 271-274

  11. Integrating Theory and Practice: Multimedia and Graduate Teacher Education

    Jeanne Buckley, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science

    The role of technology in the schools has changed a great deal over the last decade. The change is due to hardware and software developments in the technologies available to, and being used by the ... More

    pp. 275-277

  12. Special EducationI Inservice Training in Correctional Centers via Audio and Computer Conferencing.

    Rosanne Hessmiller, University of New Mexico

    The College of Education at the University of New Mexico (UNM), through its Divisions of Learning and Teaching (Special Education), and Innovations in Education (Distance Education), is... More

    pp. 278-282

  13. A Low-cost Approach to Teacher Preparation at a Distance with Audiographic Technology

    Carrie Chapman, Indiana University

    Distance education offers an exciting means of providing training to teachers in rural areas (Knapczyk, 1991; Knapczyk, Brush, Rodes, & Marche’, 1993). But discussions of distance education too... More

    pp. 283-286

  14. Love ‘em and Leave ‘em: A School University Collaboration

    Marianne Handler, National-Louis University

    Probably nothing within a school has more impact on children, in terms of skills development, self-concept, and classroom behavior, than personal and professional growth of teachers. When teachers ... More

    pp. 287-291

  15. A Computer Education Model for Inservice Teachers

    Doris Lee, Pennsylvania State University

    With the influx of computers into all levels of schools, inservice teachers must be equipped with computer education to function effectively in their classrooms. However, numerous school teachers... More

    pp. 292-294

  16. A Model for Training Teachers to Become Independent Hypermedia Designers

    Doris Lee, Pennsylvania State University

    With the rapid advancement of computer technology, More

    pp. 295-298

  17. Communicating with Computer-simulated Pupils: The Search for Feedback Patterns

    Harold R. Strang, University of Virginia

    Training preservice teachers to communicate effectively with pupils is an essential goal in any teacher-training program. The feedback that teachers provide to pupils is a linchpin in such... More

    pp. 301-304

  18. Assessing Teaching Styles in Experienced Teachers via a Microcomputer Simulation

    Harold R. Strang, University of Virginia

    Over the past two years, a major strand of the Curry Teaching Simulation’s research has addressed the variations in the techniques that preservice teachers use as they attempt (1) to help software-... More

    pp. 305-308

  19. Modeling Concept Development Techniques via a Simulation of Natural Selection

    Ron Abate, Cleveland State University

    A computer-augmented simulation of natural selection, More

    pp. 309-313

  20. Development of a Videodisc Simulation to Teach Communication Skills

    Janet Signe Olson, University of Pittsburgh

    The issue of professionalism and the way the profes- More

    pp. 314-316