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SITE 2004--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference



Richard Ferdig; Caroline Crawford; Roger Carlsen; Niki Davis; Jerry Price; Roberta Weber; Dee Anna Willis

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This conference has 22 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 1059

  1. The Comparison of Different Teacher In-Service Distant Learning Training Methods on K-12 Teachers’ Computer Anxiety, Computer Using Competency, and Attitude Toward Technology

    Chun Yi Shen & Chiu Jung Chen, University of Southern California, United States

    Abstract: Effective technology integration training reduced computer anxiety for in-service teachers (Gos, 1996; Honey & Henriquez, 1993) and learners who used distant learning training method... More

    pp. 695-700

  2. Using a Metacognitive Scaffold to Support Critical Thinking about Web Content

    Sribhagyam Srinivasan, Steven Crooks & Qingfu Wang, College of Education, Texas Tech University, United States

    Abstract: This study was designed primarily to examine the effect of metacognitive scaffolding through the use of web-prompts in order to support critical thinking about web content. Fifty-eight... More

    pp. 701-706

  3. Applying sound instructional principles to e-learning interface design: A review of the literature

    Alexandra Steiner, U.S. Navy, United States; Joe'l Lewis, University of South Alabama, United States

    Electronic learning, or e-Learning as it is widely known, has become a promised land for education and business organizations. It includes both self-paced computer-based learning as well as... More

    pp. 707-711

  4. Identifying key aspects of online graduate teacher education courses: Implications for effective online faculty and students

    William Sugar & Mary Schmidt, East Carolina University, United States

    This study examined the similarities and differences between online and face-to-face graduate teacher education courses. Teacher education graduate students (over 50% return ratio) responded to... More

    pp. 712-716

  5. Course Management Systems to Learning Enhancement Systems a Necessary Evolutionary Step in Online Education

    Penelope Swenson & Lloyd Curtis, California State University Bakersfield, United States

    Course Management Systems limit learning and innovation. While CMSs provide a template, that template discourages active teaching and learning. Course management has taken online learning to a... More

    pp. 717-721

  6. The Use of Distance Technology in the Supervision of Rural Student Teacher Experiences

    Sharon Tebben & Dennis Scott, Northern State University, United States

    This presentation will share the experiences of pre-service teachers, cooperating K-12 teachers, and university supervisors as they participate in student teacher placements in rural school... More

    pp. 722-726

  7. Distance Learning Policies

    Ibgrid Thompson-Sellers, Georgia Perimeter College, United States

    As the demand for distance learning programs grow, so has the recognition that to be effective, such programs cannot simply be on-line replicas of the instruction delivered in classrooms; instead, ... More

    pp. 727-733

  8. Databases as Mindtools for Discovery Learning in Asynchronous Distance Learning Environments

    Jesus Trespalacios & Juhong (Christie) Liu, Doctoral Program of Instructional Design/Technology, United States

    This brief paper presentation is based on the instructional application of databases as mindtools for learning in asynchronous distance learning environments. Hilda Taba's Concept Development... More

    pp. 734-735

  9. Learning Style Preferences Among Online University Students

    Shahrzad Vafa, Baylor College of Medicine, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study conducted on online university students to determine and compare their learning style preferences. The study also collected certain demographic... More

    pp. 736-739

  10. Effectiveness of Audio on Screen Captures in Software Application Instruction

    Susan Veronikas, Texas Tech University, United States

    Presentation of software instruction has been supported by manuals and textbooks consisting of screen captures but a multimedia approach may increase learning outcomes. This paper investigates the ... More

    pp. 740-742

  11. Learner Satisfaction for Distance Learners: Lessons for Teacher Preparation Programs

    Roberta K Weber & Bill Cahill, Florida Atlantic University, United States; Jackie White, Indian River Community College, United States

    Distance learning students understand that the nature of their course is inherently going to involve less personal interaction than a face-to-face delivery method of instruction. These inherent... More

    pp. 743-746

  12. Guiding strategies for meaningful Interaction in IBL

    Younghee Woo, University of Georgia, United States

    One of the key components of good teaching and learning is the meaningful learning interaction. However, it does not occur by itself. The meaningful interaction that contributes student to growth... More

    pp. 747-750

  13. STEP on Developing Active Learning Community for an Online Course

    Harrison Hao Yang & Faith Maina, State University of New York at Oswego, United States

    This paper presents how a sound practical approach was designed and then implemented in a graduate asynchronous online course, including scaffolds before initiating class and starting new learning ... More

    pp. 751-760

  14. Tested Strategies for Creating a Successful Distance Learning Program: A Research Report

    Maureen Yoder, Lesley University, United States

    The Lesley University Online Technology in Education Program serves K-12 educators worldwide. The retention rate is nearly 100%. A research study was conducted to explore the high student... More

    pp. 761-763

  15. The Effects of Web Based Multimedia Lessons on Native American Learning

    Rebecca Zittle & Frank Zittle, Center for Educational Evaluation & Research (CEER), United States; Karen Lesher, Navajo Education Technology Consortium (NETC), United States; Elvira Bitsoi Largie, Don Fischer, Moni Short, J. Nathaniel Southerland, Karina Roessel, Toni Rivera & Florian Johnson, TECHShare Project, United States

    This study presents evidence that web based multimedia Mathematics, Science and Reading lessons for 3rd, 4th, 5th and 8th grade students appear to enhance learning in low English proficient and low... More

    pp. 764-772

  16. Digital Imagery in the Elementary Social Studies Classroom

    Michael Berson, University of South Florida, United States

    Primary sources in the social studies have been valued as an instructional tool in teaching students content and processing skills. Based on the premise that technological applications through... More

    pp. 773-780

  17. The developmental stages of preservice teachers’ use of digital cameras

    Terri Teal Bucci, Ohio State University - Mansfield, United States

    This paper reports a one-year research study that examines the progression of digital camera use of preservice teachers through initial field experience, methods quarters, and student teaching. The... More

    pp. 781-783

  18. A Revolutionary Multimedia Project: The Boston Tea Party

    Ed Counts, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, United States; Nancy Knox, Bearden High School, Knoxville, TN, United States

    There are teachers and students who want to make, media not just watch and interact with commercially produced products. Indeed, digital multimedia technologies are based on the assumption that... More

    pp. 784-800

  19. Preservice Teachers Response to a Webquest on Culturally Relevant Teaching

    Barbara Beyerbach & Marcia Burrell, SUNY Oswego, United States

    This paper explores preservice teachers responses to using a Web Quest I designed for my Culturally Relevant Teaching Course to engage students in (1) exploring resources on the history and current... More

    pp. 801-805

  20. Internet Cafés: Bridges of the Digital Divide

    Sebnem Cilesiz, University of Florida, United States

    Internet Cafés are places that provide access to computers and the Internet for many people for inexpensive prices. This is particularly notable in developing countries where few people have the... More

    pp. 806-808