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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. HyperCard Shellware: Templates for the Classroom

    Michael Land, Midwestern State University

    Since HyperCard was originally shipped in 1988, More

    pp. 471-472

  2. HyperCourseware for Assisting Teachers in the Interactive Electronic Classroom

    Kent L. Norman, University of Maryland

    An electronic classroom is a special room outfitted with computer workstations for each student and for the teacher. The computers serve multiple functions. They may be used for taking notes, for... More

    pp. 473-477

  3. The Development and Evaluation of a Multimedia Model for Teaching Social History

    Anthony G. Picciano, Hunter College

    Social history examines past events from the perspec- More

    pp. 478-481

  4. Interactive Multimedia: Cognition and Motivation in the Context of Teacher Enhancement

    Reuben A. Rubio, University of Michigan

    Several cognitive and motivational theories may be found in the research literature as frameworks which describe the process of learning from interactive multimedia. In this paper, the primary... More

    pp. 482-485

  5. Introducing Discussion Leading Strategies with a Videodisc Lesson

    John Settlage, Cleveland State University

    Whoever lacks this trust [in the oppressed people’s ability to reason] will fail to initiate (or will abandon) dialogue, reflection, and communication, and will fall into using slogans, communiques... More

    pp. 486-488

  6. Catching the Dickens: A Multiscreen Journey into the Myth Continuum

    John A. Swartz, Sam Houston State University

    How often the names of historically significant people are tied, for fame or shame, to one major event or element in their lives! Because Dr. Mudd set the broken leg of assassin, John Wilkes Booth,... More

    pp. 489-491

  7. Assessing and Creating Literacy Through Hypermedia Portfolios: An Undergraduate Project

    Rhonda Taylor, Winthrop University

    Hypermedia portfolios are extremely valuable for both assessing and creating literacy in students of all ages. Undergraduate education majors enrolled in a diagnostic reading course at Winthrop... More

    pp. 492-494

  8. Electronic Children’s Books: The Good, The Bad, and The Hype

    William Valmont, University of Arizona

    Preservice teachers generally take courses in children’s literature or adolescent literature so they can learn about the history of literature, the various genre, authors, and appropriate stories... More

    pp. 495-497

  9. A Conceptual Map for Classifying Computer Related Research Questions Concerning Proficient Teaching of Elementary School Mathema

    Rick Austin, University of South Florida

    In recent years the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has made strong recommendations calling for reform in both the substance and the delivery of the mathematics curriculum K-12. ... More

    pp. 500-504

  10. The New Mathematics Classroom: Integrating Technology and Alternative Assessments

    Patricia A. Pokay, Eastern Michigan University

    Traditionally, college mathematics courses have rarely integrated technology or alternative assessments in the teaching/learning process. Instead, they have relied on textbook exercises and problem... More

    pp. 505-509

  11. Math Teacher as Author: Strategies for Developing Successful Classroom CAI

    Peggi E. Hunter, Pennsylvania State University Harrisburg

    There is a generation of elementary and secondary students who have lost interest in mathematics and science. Consequently, there is a continuous call for innovative teaching strategies to... More

    pp. 510-514

  12. An Interactive Media Environment to Enhance Mathematics Teacher Education

    Elizabeth Goldman, Vanderbilt University

    Educational software programs that are billed as "interactive" run the gamut from tutorials to more openended and realistic simulations and microworlds allowing the user to investigate various ... More

    pp. 515-519

  13. Integrating Information Technology Into the Elementary Mathematics Curriculum

    Mary Jo Orzech, State University of New York College at Brockport

    The first phase of integrating information technology into the teacher training curriculum at Brockport began in the Fall semester of 1990 when the Elementary Mathematics Methods course was taught ... More

    pp. 520-523

  14. Developing a Computer Assisted Mathematics Tutorial for Preservice Teachers: Some Pedagogical Issues

    Jeff James, University of Tasmania

    The purpose of the project described here is to develop a computer-assisted mathematics tutorial using HyperCard for "at-risk" preservice educators specializing in primary and early childhood. This... More

    pp. 524-528

  15. Mathematica-Based Mathematics for Elementary Teachers: An Experimental Course

    Peter L. Glidden, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

    All recent mathematics reform documents (e.g., Mathematical Association of America, 1991; Mathematical Sciences Education Board of the National Research Council, 1991; National Council of Teachers ... More

    pp. 529-533

  16. Essential Technology in Algebra Teaching Methods

    Leah P. McCoy, Wake Forest University

    The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) has concentrated in the past few years on attempting to bring about dramatic changes in the methods used to teach mathematics courses in... More

    pp. 534-537

  17. Evolution of Mathematics Teachers’ Attitudes, Instructional Practices, and Concerns about Teaching with Calculators

    George W. Bright, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

    Research indicates that the implementation of calculators in mathematics instruction is dependent on both teachers’ attitudes toward learning with calculators and teacher involvement in the... More

    pp. 538-542

  18. Is Experience Enough?: A Survey of Mathematics Teachers’ Philosophies of Calculator Use

    Jayne Fleener, University of Oklahoma

    Mathematics education reform efforts are guided by two different, opposing theories. According to Linda DarlingHammond (1993), proponents of the first focus on the “basics”and favor more direct... More

    pp. 543-547

  19. Integrating Calculators and Computers into an Elementary Mathematics Education Program

    William H. Kraus, Wittenberg University

    In this paper I will describe how computer and calculator technology has been integrated into the mathematics content and methods courses in the elementary education program at Wittenberg... More

    pp. 548-549

  20. Beyond Arithmetic: Calculator Inservice for Mathematics Teachers

    Ronald Sarner, SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome

    Children learn more effectively by doing rather than by listening, an opinion that is explicitly recognized by the current emphasis on the use of manipulatives and technology in teaching... More

    pp. 550-553