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



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

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Number of papers: 414

  1. Preparing Methods Instructors in the Integration of New Instructional Technologies into the Pre-service Curriculum

    Michael Dempsey, Birdie Holder & Mary C. Sutton, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, United States

    This paper describes the rationale, design, successes, and challenges realized during the Nebraska Educators' Summer Technology Training Institute (NESTTI). NESTTI is a training institute for... More

    pp. 728-730

  2. Rewards and Regrets: An On-line Technology in Education Master’s Degree Program

    Joan Thormann, Lesley College, United States

    This paper focuses on the rewards and pitfalls of offering an on-line Technology in Education program. The program structure, administrative support needs, student readiness issues, evaluation... More

    pp. 731-736

  3. Integrated Multi-discipline Thematic Units in a Secondary School: A Challenge Grant Progress Report

    Neal Topp, University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States; Paige Tuttle & Jess Carr, Ainsworth Public Schools, United States

    This paper will focus on multi-disciplined integrated units as developed and taught by teachers from the Ainsworth Public Schools, a small Nebraska school district who are involved in a federal... More

    pp. 737-740

  4. Conversations about Teaching and Technology: A Support Group for Teacher Professional Development

    Andrew Topper, Michigan State University, United States

    Major political and societal forces are coming together to create an unprecedented push to infuse technology into K-12 schools. This infusion represents a serious challenge and an opportunity for ... More

    pp. 741-745

  5. The Research Of Using Different Teaching And Learning Strategies In Computer Courses For Inservice Education

    Connie Hargrave, Iowa State University, United States; Ying-Shao Hsu, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan; Hsiao-shen Wang, The Institute for Secondary School Teachers in Taiwan, Taiwan

    The purpose of the study tried to understand the effect of using different technology-based facilities and materials in computer courses for inservice education. The teaching and learning process... More

    pp. 746-749

  6. Using CD-ROM Technology to Teach the Process of History

    Troy V. Sullivan & Mary Ellen Wilson, Middle Georgia College, United States

    For a number of years, college instructors have been encouraged strongly to adopt computer-based technology into their curricula across various disciplines in order to alter favorably the learning... More

    pp. 750-752

  7. Constructivist Methods for Technology Infusion in Mathematics and Science

    Gaye Wunsch, Houston Independent School District, United States

    This panel addresses the collaborative formation of a technology-focused teacher inservice professional development program for secondary science and mathematics teachers in Houston I.S.D. Project ... More

    pp. 753-758

  8. Interactive Literacy: A Forum for Thinking

    Marino C. Alvarez & Michael R. Busby, Tennessee State University, United States

    The Explorers of the Universe is a scientific/literacy project involving middle, secondary, and postsecondary students in "real-life" self directed case-based investigations. This paper describes... More

    pp. 760-765

  9. Constructing Digital Cases for Preservice Teachers: Pedagogical and Interface Issues

    Judy Wedman, Kyeong-Hee Rha & Elizabeth (Betsy) Baker, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States

    Analysis of technology literature consistently reveals that software is commonly designed without a foundation on learning theory (Ely, Foley, Freeman, & Scheel, 1992; Reeves, 1995). Within teacher... More

    pp. 766-771

  10. Components of Effective Web Course Design: Aesthetics, Navigation and Content Networks

    Terence C. Ahern & Kathy J. Burleson, Texas Tech University, United States

    Although the Web was not designed as an educational medium, current pressures exist to develop it as a means of delivering instruction. The lack of design standards and the open environment of the... More

    p. 772

  11. Web-Based Instruction: Focus on Learning

    Randal D. Carlson, Judi Repman, Kenneth Clark & Elizabeth Downs, Georgia Southern University, United States

    The higher education environment is currently being revolutionized by the challenge of on-line course offerings. Many obstacles stand ready to confront those instructors who are faced with the... More

    pp. 773-779

  12. The Importance of Motivation: Integrating Flow Theory into Instructional Design

    Tom S. Chan, Marist College, United States; Terence C. Ahern, Texas Tech University, United States

    It seems a truism but when people are intrinsically motivated to learn, they not only learn more, they also have a more positive experience (Deci & Ryan, 1985). Handicapped by a lack of good... More

    pp. 780-782

  13. Employing Adult Education Principles in Instructional Design

    Darrell J. DeMartino, University of Houston, United States

    An instructional systems approach to learning draws on principles of instructional design and development but also draws from theories such as behaviorism, information processing, cognitive... More

    pp. 783-788

  14. Practical Suggestions for Course Design, Collaborative Learning, and the Use of Library Resources in Web-based Instruction

    Thomas A. Beggs, Virginia A. Ruskell & Leticia Ekhaml, State University of West Georgia, United States

    This paper focuses on three selected Web-based Instruction issues, namely, course design, collaborative learning, and use of library resources from three viewpoints of three different professionals... More

    pp. 789-793

  15. Creating Optimized Learning Environments: A Course using Interactive Web Elements

    Thomas Estes & Zahrl Schoeny, University of Virginia, United States; Steve Bronack, Lehigh University, United States

    The use of the web for promoting learning provides great potential for both students and faculty. Using both synchronous and asynchronous interactions permits the professors and the students to... More

    pp. 794-799

  16. A Classroom View: A Tool for Professional Development

    Marta E. Fabris, Austin ISD, United States

    Teacher preparation for technology integration into education requires not only compelling approaches but also just-in-time exposure to new ideas, methods, and models. A Classroom View: A Tool for ... More

    pp. 800-805

  17. Student Teachers as Instructional Designers: A First Experience

    Candace Figg, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Participatory Design, which enlists the end-users of computer programs in the project design, was the cornerstone for a study conducted with students teachers involved in their first computer... More

    p. 806


    LaMont Johnson & Beth Chandler Nettles, University of Nevada - Reno, United States

    Many instructors are taking advantage of the Internet and creating Web pages. In this study an analysis of instructor-generated Web pages was conducted in order to capture key structural and... More

    pp. 807-812

  19. Constructivist Theory into Practice: An Interpretivist Research Mural

    Kay Ann Taylor, Kristen Wright, Lucretia Carter, James McShay, Stephanie Sasser & Muktha B. Jost, Iowa State University, United States

    An age-old work of art has attracted just about everyone to its crowded "theater." This drama of public education has changed in numerous ways over the years, and it is the times of change that... More

    pp. 813-818

  20. Audience Parameterization in Multimedia Authoring Systems

    D. H. Sadok, André Neves & Judith Kelner, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

    Existing authoring systems usually adopt different approaches to authoring with ranging complexities. Much of the research today has focussed on how would the final multimedia application look... More

    pp. 819-823