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SITE 1999--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

1999

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J.D. Price; J Willis; Dee Anna Willis; M Jost; S Boger-Mehall

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Number of papers: 414

  1. Partnership Learning: New Models of Videoconferencing in Education

    Doug Rogers, Baylor University, United States; Chris Jones, VTEL Corporation, United States

    Collaborative efforts between Baylor University's School of Education and regional public school districts as well as between Kentucky State University and Dixie Magnet Elementary School, highlight... More

    pp. 188-192

  2. Supporting a Web-based Curriculum with a Diverse Mix of Authoring Competency

    Troy Kammerdiener & Lon Smith, Northeast Louisiana University, United States

    This paper presents an academic web-authoring tool called AutoHTML. This tool, a work in progress, is designed to allow the novice user the ability to construct high level web pages with a... More

    pp. 193-198

  3. Building Interaction in Online and Distance Education Courses

    Elizabeth Kirby, State University of West Georgia, United States

    Studies have shown that the single greatest factor affecting student satisfaction in distance education courses is the amount of interaction that occurs between teacher and students. New... More

    pp. 199-205

  4. Use Of Hypertext Collaboration Software For Cooperative Learning, Case Studies, Special Projects

    W. R. Klemm, Texas A&M University, United States

    In this presentation, the author describes how he uses Internet communication to support cooperative learning, case studies, and special projects. Over four years of testing have been completed on... More

    p. 206

  5. Interactive Video: Reflections on a First Attempt in Off-Campus Course Delivery to Multiple Sites

    Jean Kueker & Scott Walker, Our Lady of the Lake University, United States

    The lowest common technology denominator in interactive videoconferencing limits public school/university distance education partnerships. This paper presents the realities in the case of... More

    pp. 207-210

  6. Using Serf to Develop Teacher Education Web-Based Courses

    Mary Ann Coe & Michael, Midwestern State University, United States

    Midwestern State University is beginning to incorporate the use of Serf in its teacher education courses. Serf gives instructors a tool to develop a full web-based course or a web-based component... More

    p. 211

  7. Challenges And Considerations When Conducting An Online Course

    Amy Sheng Chieh Leh, California State University San Bernardino, United States; Yahya Mat Som, Oklahoma State University, United States

    The rapid technology development makes education no longer confined to a walled classroom. Students may receive academic degrees without stepping on university ground. Currently many faculty... More

    pp. 212-215

  8. Are Training Programs for New Distance Instructors on Target?

    Tony Guarino, Elizabeth Kirby, Cher Chester, Barbara K. Mc Kenzie & Tom J. Davidson, State University of West Georgia, United States

    This study attempted to measure the effectiveness of distance training programs for new distance instructors. Two hundred and thirteen education majors answered a 5-point Likert-type 41-item... More

    pp. 216-219

  9. How to Simplify Involvement in On-line Course Work

    Leticia Ekhamal, Elizabeth Kirby, Nancy G. Mims & Barbara K. McKenzie, State University of West Georgia, United States

    After the implementation of on-line capabilities in a Georgia university, faculty were given training sessions on how to design course pages, upload course notes, and maneuver around various ... More

    pp. 220-223

  10. Graduate Students On-line: From Anxiety to Bliss

    Nancy G. Mims, State University of West Georgia, United States

    A qualitative study of graduate students' use of the web during on-line courses shows their levels of anxiety as they begin to use technology as a support system for papers, bulletin boards, ... More

    pp. 224-228

  11. A Matter of Convenience: Student Perceptions and Rigor in Web-based Course Delivery

    Charles D. Mize & James G. Izat, West Texas A&M University, United States; Terence C. Ahern, Texas Tech University, United States

    This is a summary of some of the issues that arise in discussions among administrators, faculty, and students involved in on-line course delivery. The Internet is being seen increasingly as a... More

    pp. 229-231

  12. Talking On-line: Promoting Student and Understanding Through the Development of On-line Course Discussions

    Charles D. Mize & LeAnn McKinzie, West Texas A&M University, United States; Terence C. Ahern, Texas Tech University, United States

    This paper is a report on the use of synchronous chat for the delivery of an on-line portion of a pre-service teacher training course. The specific course content was legal and ethical issues... More

    pp. 232-236

  13. Tips for Course Conversion to the Web

    Kay A. Persichitte, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    There is a virtual explosion occurring in the number of faculty at all levels who are converting courses or creating new courses for delivery via the World Wide Web. Some faculty are fortunate... More

    pp. 237-239

  14. A Transactional View of Interactive On line Class Components

    Carole S. Rhodes, Pace University, United States

    This descriptive study investigates issues related to graduate students' use of instructor created Web sites in two teacher education literacy classes. It examines the experiences of these... More

    pp. 240-244

  15. Matching Course Needs and Distance Learning Formats: Evolving Guidelines for Planning, Design, and Delivery

    M. D. Roblyer & Leticia Ekhaml, State University of West Georgia, United States

    During the past five years, College of Education faculty at the State University of West Georgia have used various combinations of interactive audio/video, online, face-to-face, and hands-on... More

    pp. 245-249

  16. Designing a Critical Thinking Online Course

    Isabelle Sabau, National-Louis University, United States

    In this day of catchy gimmicks, 10-bit sound bites and information overload, critical thinking skills become increasingly more important for guiding both beliefs and action. The mastery of... More

    pp. 250-254

  17. WEB-BASED EDUCATION: HOW TO ASSESS STUDENTS PERFORMANCE?

    Neide Santos, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    The assessment of students performance is not a easy task. The diffusion of Web-based education is bringing new challenges in the area. In this paper, we briefly discuss how to assess students... More

    pp. 255-256

  18. Usage of Educational Web Pages to Develop Students' Higher Order Thinking Skills

    Tago Sarapuu & Kristjan Adojaan, University of Tartu, Estonia

    The aim of the present work was to study applicability of the relevant teaching method based on supplementary printed students' worksheets together with two educational Web sites - "Estonian... More

    pp. 257-262

  19. An Experiment in Teaching ESL Via Distance Education Online

    Ann Marie Shortridge, The University of Houston, United States

    The purpose of this study was to design, develop and pilot test a simple hypertext (web-based) university level Education course as a format for distance education. More

    pp. 263-265

  20. On-line Distributive Education Project

    Marlo Steed & Rick Mrazek, University of Lethbridge, Canada

    This paper is a report on an ongoing project to implement and evaluate prototype on-line delivery systems for graduate and undergraduate courses. In the hands of instructors who are good teachers... More

    pp. 266-271