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



Jerry Willis; Bernard Robin; Dee Anna Willis

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 200

  1. Factors Affecting Incorporation of Telecommunications into Teaching Practices: Circumstances and Experiences Leading to Change

    Janice Miller Stuhlmann, Bridgewater State College

    The general consensus of the public and the media is that our schools have changed little in the last one hundred years. More

    pp. 647-651

  2. Use of Telecomputing to Support Group-Oriented Inquiry during Student Teaching

    Linda A. Hoover, Shippensburg University

    I have learned so much from my peers. Sometimes when I’m reading someone’s e-mail entry, I picture all of us back [on campus] in Chambers Building sitting in a circle discussing all kinds of topics... More

    pp. 652-656

  3. Facilitating Reflective Thinking in Student Teachers through Electronic Mail

    Jennifer Nelson, Gonzaga University

    Preparation of reflective teachers is an important theme in teacher education. During student teaching, many student teachers experience a sense of isolation as they leave the university... More

    pp. 657-660

  4. Computer Conferencing, Moral Discussion, and Teacher Development

    Kathleen Quinn-Leering, The University of Michigan

    Although it may be the moral and ethical dimensions of teaching that set it apart from other professions these issues are often ignored in preservice programs or given, at most, a passing mention (... More

    pp. 661-665

  5. Internet Activities Open New Worlds for Educators

    LeAnn McKinzie, West Texas A&M University

    Computer-mediated-communication (CMC) opens a world of information to students and educators alike. Telecommunicators may discover new ideas, discuss timely issues, and exchange limitless... More

    pp. 666-670

  6. Technology: Connecting People and Places

    Richard G. Stahlhut, University of Northern Iowa

    University faculty in colleges of education typically seek out practitioners and enter classrooms only when they wish to find placements for preservice education majors needing exposures to... More

    pp. 671-673

  7. TeacherNet: The Wave of the Future...Toward a National Network of Educators

    Mary Ellen Vogt, California State University, Long Beach

    As this paper is written, ten newly credentialed teachers are reluctantly returning the notebook computers they had at home during their sixteen weeks of teacher training. They all started as... More

    pp. 677-679

  8. Technology Supported Teacher Education: Implementing a Global Vision

    Larry M. Albertson, University of Wisconsin-River Falls

    My colleagues and I at the University of Wisconsin- More

    pp. 680-682

  9. Beyond Telnet: Approaches to Internet Training for Teachers

    Catherine Collier, University of Massachusetts, Lowell

    During the winter and spring of 1993, teachers and educational researchers in eastern Massachusetts enrolled in a variety of basic-skills workshops on Internet. Electronic mail, Telnet, and FTP... More

    pp. 683-687

  10. Diversifying Instructional Delivery: Design and Implementation of a Distance Learning Program Using Telecommunications

    Lara Kiser, University of South Florida

    The purpose of this paper is to report on the implementation of the Learn From A Distance (LFAD) Program, sponsored by the College of Education, University of South Florida. LFAD is one of the ways... More

    pp. 688-692

  11. The Influence of Conference Moderator Strategies on the Participation of Teachers in Collaborative Telecomputing Projects

    Bernard Robin, University of Houston

    In Virginia, a statewide public school computing network, Virginia’s Public Education Network (Virginia’s PEN) is available to any public school educator who wants an account and has access to a... More

    pp. 693-698

  12. The Problem Solving Corner: An Electronic Community of Math Learners

    Marguerite Mason, University of Virginia

    The Problem Solving Corner is a project on Virginia’s Public Education Network (Virginia's PEN) which joins K12 students, their teachers, preservice teachers, and graduate students in mathematics... More

    pp. 699-703

  13. Jefferson By Topic: An Archiving Approach that Makes Retrieval Easy

    Marie Leavitt, University of Virginia

    An alternative method for storing information generated during electronic student to educational resource discussions has been implemented in the history forum on Virginia’s Public Education... More

    pp. 704-706

  14. Utilizing Gopher Technology in an Academic Environment

    Cynthia Addison, University of Virginia

    In the past 18 months, gopher technology has emerged as the penultimate tool for archival storage of information on the Internet, and most universities have now established their own gophers. The... More

    pp. 707-708

  15. Teaching Hands-On Science With Fully Interactive Distance Education Technology

    William J. Boone, Indiana University

    Technology and teacher education have been linked for many purposes in a variety of venues. This paper describes a semester-long, fully interactive hands-on science course for elementary teachers. ... More

    pp. 709-713

  16. Project MentorNet

    Gail Carmack, The Science Academy of Austin

    This paper is divided into two parts. In the first part, the development and implementation of MentorNet will be described. In this section the logistics of giving students access to limited modems... More

    pp. 714-716

  17. Extending the Reach of Teachers Beyond the Classroom: Exploring PBS Learning Link

    Steven L. Purcell, Old Dominion University

    Learning Link is a public television sponsored, computer-based telecommunications and information network developed for K-12 teachers. In its broader context, Learning Link is actually a network of... More

    pp. 717-719

  18. Technology and Education: A Successful Marriage for the Twenty- First Century

    Steve Harlow, University of Nevada, Reno

    To set the stage for what we want to say in this paper, we refer to Seymour Papert’s latest book The Children’s Machine (1993). In this book, Papert takes the position that “megachange” has... More

    pp. 722-724

  19. United We Stand: A Portrait of Teachers and Technology in Rural America

    Jerry A. Bennett, Roswell Independent School District

    Society is riding a technological tidal wave unprec- More

    pp. 725-729

  20. Aligning Information Technology With Curricular Intent

    Barbara Burkhouse, Marywood College

    As teacher educators, most of us have probably found ourselves admonishing prospective teachers to clarify instructional purpose or objectives before designing activities, since the latter, without... More

    pp. 730-732