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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. A Constructivist Approach To Technology Literacy For Preservice Teachers

    Peter A. Cooper & Jeannine S. Hirtle, Sam Houston State University, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted during an undergraduate computer science class for preservice teacher educators which was restructured using constructivist principles.... More

    pp. 370-375

  2. The Value of Programming in Beginning Educational Computing

    Jerry P. Galloway, Indiana University Northwest, United States

    This paper discusses in detail the nature of the conceptual development in beginning computing education for teachers and makes a case for the inclusion of programming experiences. The... More

    pp. 376-381

  3. Does Asparagus Grow in the Can? Gently Lifting the Veil of Abstraction to Introduce Computer Literacy/Discovery Students to Computer Science

    Hugh Garraway, The University of Southern Mississippi, United States; Jo Ann Mitchell, Jones Junior College, United States

    This paper describes how pre-service candidates for computer applications certification are gently introduced to computer science concepts and given tools for teaching them as components of the... More

    pp. 382-385

  4. Finding New Avenues for Motivating Preservice Teachers by Web Enhancing a Technology Course

    Glenda A. Gunter, University of Central Florida, United States

    Many schools and colleges of education are placing emphasis on the preservice technology course. Research confirms that an initial course is the first step in creating opportunities for... More

    pp. 386-390

  5. Research On The Characteristics Of "The Technology Course"

    Amy Sheng Chieh Leh, California State University San Bernardino, United States

    A report recently released by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education promotes the use of technology in colleges of education. In order to provide the best instruction on... More

    pp. 391-397

  6. Making Connections With Curriculum: Introductory Technology Course Design

    Patricia McGee, Pacific Lutheran University, United States

    In many preserice education programs, students are only required to take one technology course which typically focus on procedural skills which are oftentimes not connected to or reinforced by... More

    pp. 398-402

  7. Solutions to Teaching Educational Technology Courses: A Case of Cross-Institutional Team Teaching

    W. P. Dickson, Michigan State University, United States; Margaret M. Ropp, University of New Mexico, United States

    This paper describes a distinctive collaboration between two university faculty teaching educational technology classes at geographically distant institutions. Extending beyond a traditional... More

    pp. 403-407

  8. Grounding the Educational Computing Course in Practice

    Mary L. Stephen, Harris-Stowe State College, United States

    This paper addresses reasons for grounding students' instructional experiences in a beginning educational computing course in practice. The author describes advantages for incorporating techniques ... More

    pp. 408-411

  9. Design for Transforming: Multimedia Projects in a Preservice Educational Computing Course

    Yu-mei Wang, University of Guam, Guam

    This paper reported an experimental multimedia project in a preservice teacher education course. The multimedia project was aligned with the critical pedagogy in cultivating transformative... More

    pp. 412-418

  10. Evaluating the Computer Competency of Preservice and Inservice Educators

    Joanne G. Williams, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    We live in a world that is inundated with technology. Every time we turn around, it seems as if we see an Internet address. URLs (uniform resource locators) such as http://www... appear on our TV ... More

    p. 419

  11. Transforming Instructional Technology 101 into a WebQuest!

    D. G. Wood, Northeastern State University, United States

    This paper is to demonstrate how this professor converted a traditional, directed/constructivist course into an on-line, hands-on, team-oriented, student-centered, product-developed course... More

    pp. 420-424

  12. Are Educational Computing Courses Effective? Teachers are Talking

    Soner Yildirim, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    This study examined the effectiveness of an educational computing course on preservice teachers' computer use and attitudes toward computers in education. The study used data from 16 (12 female, 4 ... More

    pp. 425-430

  13. Courses on Issues in Instructional Technology for Educational Leadership

    Deborah Jolly, Texas A&M University, United States; Carolyn Awalt, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University have been collaborating to create courses for administrators which would offer both knowledge about and experience with technology. The... More

    p. 432

  14. The Selection of an Instructional Management System

    Ralph Cafolla, Perry Schoon & James E. Elias, Florida Atlantic University, United States

    As more states develop specific learning standards and benchmarks for students, school districts are faced with the challenge of aligning their curriculum with these standards. Many attempts have... More

    pp. 433-438

  15. The Development of a State-Wide Technology Performance Assessment

    Scott Coleman, Lewis-Clark State College, United States

    A direct approach to assessing teachers' basic computer skills and knowledge is to ask them to create some specific computer-based products. This performance approach was taken by the developers of... More

    pp. 439-443

  16. Idaho Administrative Technology Leadership Center

    Theodore B. Creighton & William Yates, Idaho State University, United States

    Studies show that school administrators' training and knowledge base have not kept pace with technology, causing a lack of administrative support for the integration of technology beyond a basic... More

    pp. 444-448

  17. Training Preservice Teachers to Become Technology Leaders

    Judith A. Duffield & Darrell W. Green, University of Colorado at Denver, United States

    This presentation describes a preservice teacher education program for non-traditional students at the master's level. Seminars that support the teacher candidates through their preservice and... More

    p. 449

  18. Regional Educational Technology Assistance: A Statewide Professional Development Program

    Carmen L. Gonzales, New Mexico State University, United States

    The Regional Educational Technology Assistance (RETA) Program currently consists of a successful statewide professional development model for teachers, administrators and other educators that has... More

    pp. 450-455

  19. Perceptions and Educational Technology Needs of School Administrators

    Lisa A. Heaton, Zahrl G. Schoeny & Lisa A. Washington, University of Virginia, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to provide a comparison of studies regarding administrators' needs and perceptions related to technology in education. A synopsis of educational technology standards... More

    pp. 456-461

  20. Principals and Telecommunications: Needs and Suggestions for What the Web Has to Offer

    Lisa A. Heaton, University of Virginia, United States

    This paper is a review of literature related to the changing professional development needs of principals and the potential of the World Wide Web to meet some of those needs. Research indicates... More

    pp. 462-465