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SITE 2002--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

2002

Editors

Dee Anna Willis; Jerry Price; Niki Davis

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Number of papers: 878

  1. Skills, Modifications, and Obstacles: Teaching Online Courses at the High School Level

    Janice Hinson & Rachel Sellers Bordelon, Louisiana State University, United States

    This study examines the implementation of the Louisiana Virtual Classroom Project to determine the skills that teachers need to teach Internet-based courses, the modifications teachers make to... More

    pp. 304-305

  2. Collaborative University Teamwork in Designing a Distance Education Course for the Government

    Barbara Boyer & Penelope Semrau, California State University, United States

    This presentation describes a project to educate a team of college students in designing and developing an online course for the National Security Agency (NSA) utilizing constructivist methods of... More

    p. 306

  3. Establishment and Improvement of the Distance Learning Project at Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Bayamón Campus

    José Guillermo Santiago & Yolanda Serrano, Inter American University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

    The Distance Learning Project of Bayamón Campus was developed during 1999 by faculty members, students, administrators and technicians. It started on January 2000 with 11 courses, 13 faculty... More

    p. 307

  4. Motivational Strategies for the Web-based Instruction

    Dogan Tozoglu, Florida State University, United States; Muhammet Demirbilek, University of Florida, United States

    Abstract Motivation is generally defined as the magnitude and direction of behavior, the choices people make as to what experiences or goals they will approach or avoid, and the degree of effort... More

    pp. 308-310

  5. Camp Internet Distance Education Program

    Timothy Tyndall, Camp Internet, United States

    Camp Internet is a K-12 distance education program currently providing daily classroom curriculum and programming for over 9,000 students in Southern California. Over the next year, through a new... More

    p. 311

  6. The virtual library. A new approach to knowledge through Internet

    Graciela Rodriguez & Ricardo Viglianco, Virtual Library, Fac Bioch. & Pharm. Sci., U. of Rosario. IFISE CONICET, Argentina

    Objective: Opening of a new space to pedagogical development in order to facilitate the interaction among teachers, students and knowledge. Methods: The mentioned objective was accomplished by... More

    p. 312

  7. Multiplicity & Flexibility as Web-Based Collaborative Learning Course Design and Implementation Considerations – A Case Study

    C. Y. Janey Wang, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    This presentation examines how multiplicity and flexibility were essential considerations in the design and implementation of an award-winning Web-based collaborative learning course. Design... More

    pp. 313-314

  8. Lessons Learned from Facilitating a Web-Based Professional Development Course for In-Service Teachers

    Lisa A. Heaton, Marshall University Graduate College, United States; Lisa A. Washington, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to share the lessons learned from facilitating a Web-based professional development course for K-12 educators. Offered in Spring 2001, Using the WWW in the K-12... More

    pp. 315-316

  9. Copyright and Fair Use: Blind Men Describing the Elephant

    Leo Wells, Barat College of DePaul University, United States

    The "fair use" of documents secured from the Internet for educational use has historical precedents dating back centuries. Indeed, the concepts of ownership of intellectual property have been... More

    pp. 317-318

  10. The Role the New Opportunities Fund ‘ICT for Teachers’ Initiative has Played in the UK, Drawing on the Experiences of SIfT, an Approved Training Provider to the Scheme

    Christine Whitehouse, Staffordshire University, United States; Chris Durbin, Staffordshire Local Education Authority, United States; Hanifa Shah, Staffordshire University, United States

    This paper outlines the role played by the New Opportunities Fund (NOF), 'ICT for Teachers' initiative in the UK. This Government scheme, which commenced in April 1999 (TTA 1998), provided a sum of... More

    pp. 319-323

  11. Anchored Collaborative Inquiry

    Susan Williams, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    This paper describes Anchored Collaborative Inquiry, a model for in-service professional development that combines a traditional face-to-face workshop with online discussions in which teachers... More

    pp. 324-329

  12. Faculty Use of Blackboard for Course Instruction at Two Mid-Western Universities: A Multiple Case Study

    Judy Sloan, Anastasia Novikova, Charles Ansorge & Chunzhen Xu, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

    The Blackboard course management system is an example of the technological advancement being used by instructors at some higher institutions. Our research is an in-depth qualitative case study... More

    pp. 330-334

  13. Asynchronous On-Line Discussions: Facilitating Critical Thinking Skills Within Traditional Classrooms

    Ya-Ting Yang, Purdue University, United States

    In a traditional classroom, discussions are often hindered due to limited class time and unequal access of interaction. It is difficult for instructors to monitor collaborative discussions and... More

    pp. 335-336

  14. The Evolution of Distance Learning: Distance Education, Virtual Classrooms, and Web-Based Instruction

    Ya-Ting Yang, Purdue University, United States

    Distance learning is a great tool for educators to reach traditional and non-traditional learners. Yet, like any tool, it is only useful in the hands of someone who clearly knows what it is, and... More

    pp. 337-341

  15. A Strategy for Analyzing On-line Communication

    Timothy Youngman, University of Houston, United States

    Creating equitable learning opportunities is a goal of many educators, but this is often confounded by preexisting power structures that favor some students over others. Computer-mediated... More

    pp. 342-343

  16. Diversity

    Madeline Justice, Texas A&M University-Commerce, United States

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    pp. 344-345

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  17. Modeling and Developing Technology Integration with Pre-Service Indigenous Teachers

    Marilyn durocher & Shadow Armfield, Northern Arizona University, United States

    This paper discusses how two pre-service teacher education courses were interwoven to help students have a clear understanding of elementary education curriculum while simultaneously gaining an... More

    pp. 346-350

  18. Integrating Diversity in Children's Literature in the Elementary School Curriculum through the use of Internet Technology for Preservice Educators

    Martha Hanlon & Joyce Armstrong, King's College, United States

    Teacher training in most colleges and universities include training in current genres of children's literature. These courses typically allocate much time in demonstrating how to locate... More

    pp. 351-352

  19. Web Accessibility for Diverse Learners

    Laurie Ayre, King's College, United States

    Insuring Internet accessibility for diverse learners is a serious obligation for all educators. This paper will provide helpful information to support this goal, including a description of the... More

    pp. 353-357

  20. Bridging the Digital Divide in South Florida

    Mary Kay Bacallao, St. Thomas University/Welleby Elementary, United States; Thomas Frederick, Golden Glades Elementary, United States

    This paper will focus on the efforts over the past two years of the South Florida PT3 group to Bridge the Digital Divide. Success stories with African American and Hispanic pre-service teachers... More

    pp. 358-359