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SITE 2005--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

2005

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Caroline Crawford; Roger Carlsen; Ian Gibson; Karen McFerrin; Jerry Price; Roberta Weber; Dee Anna Willis

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Number of papers: 856

  1. Website Construction As Pedagogy

    Donald Egolf, University of Pittsburgh, United States

    The hypothesis examined in the present research is that website construction is a form of pedagogy. This hypothesis was tested in two studies. In the first, participants were experienced teachers ... More

    pp. 837-840

  2. Technology Integration and Student Achievement: Connecting the Dots

    Jacque Ewing-Taylor, Pamela Cantrell & Kenneth Gibson, Raggio Research Center, University of Nevada, United States

    The authors will discuss the results of a three year grant that is providing professional development training in technology integration to eight rural school districts in Nevada. Eighteen hundred ... More

    pp. 841-842

  3. An Evaluative Tool for Web-based Learning Resources

    Paul Fairbrother & Margo Zuchelkowska, International Baccalaureate Organization, United Kingdom

    This paper is a report on a project to develop criteria and an online interactive tool for use by teachers when evaluating Web-based learning (WBL) resources. There is a growing diversity of such... More

    pp. 843-847

  4. Developing Deeper Understanding through Online Discourse in In-service Teacher Education

    Nobuko Fujita & Clare Brett, OISE/UT (University of Toronto), Canada

    A major challenge in online graduate education contexts is to create communities of inquiry characterized by critical discourse. Progressive discourse is a kind of critical discourse that deepens... More

    pp. 848-851

  5. The Effects of Still Images and Animated Images on Motion-Related and Non-Motion Related Learning Tasks in College Students of Different Levels of Field Dependence-Independence

    Huaiying Gao, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States

    Due to the development and popularity of microcomputers and graphic software, the ability to create and use animated images has greatly increased. There has been much research conducted to study... More

    pp. 852-854

  6. The ITEST Participatory Research Experience: Findings and Lessons Learned

    Leslie Goodyear, Education Development Center, United States

    Abstract: As the technical assistance provider and research partner to the ITEST Projects, the National ITEST Learning Resource Center at EDC collaborates with the ITEST Projects to achieve program... More

    pp. 855-857

  7. Instructional Activities, Use of Technology, and Classroom Climate: What Lies Beneath

    Lisa Grable, Amy Overbay & Jason Osborne, NC State University, United States

    This paper will report on research and implications stemming from an intervention based on a media and technology model, IMPACT. This paper will introduce surveys used with students in grades 3-8... More

    pp. 858-862

  8. Using Interactive Lessons to Enhance the Preparation of Pre-service Teachers: Phase Two

    Judith Hansen, Darlington Ndubuike & Edward Mason, Prairie View A&M University, United States

    Designed to support the field-experiences of pre-service teachers, our project uses analog and digital videos as part of interactive lessons created using Pinnacle Studio 8.0 and Authorware 7.0.... More

    pp. 863-865

  9. Student Evaluation of Online Instruction: Development of a Comprehensive System

    Kristine Hogarty, Jeffrey Kromrey, Melinda Hess, Shauna Schullo, Ann Barron, Amy Hilbelink & Lou Carey, University of South Florida, United States

    The primary purpose of this study was to develop a valid, reliable, and feasible evaluation system that institutions of higher learning, as well as other educational institutions could use or adapt... More

    pp. 866-871

  10. Analysis of Influential Factors on Computer Literacy Course Evaluation

    Atsuko Hoshino, Shun-ichi Kitahara, Kouji Singyouchi, Kazuhisa Adachi & Masayasu Watai, Jumonji University, Japan

    The purpose of this paper is to examine the factors that influence the students' satisfaction of college's computer literacy courses. Covariance structure analysis was used to analyze the course... More

    pp. 872-877

  11. Choosing an Online Professional Development Tool: Evaluating the Affordances and Constraints

    Joanne Carney Joanne, Western Washington University, United States

    NO LIMIT! (New Outcomes: Learning Improvement in Mathematics Integrating Technology) is a four-year initiative designed to enhance mathematics teaching and learning in the middle grades through... More

    pp. 878-882

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    Norah Jones & Catherine Jones, University of Glamorgan, United Kingdom

    Retaining Students On-line-The aim of this paper is to investigate why students withdrew from an e-learning course and to use this analysis to help inform the further development of on-line courses... More

    pp. 883-884

  13. Participation and Knowledge Creation in Online Teacher Collaboration

    Ugur Kale, Indiana University, United States

    Asynchronous online communication tools such as online forums have been regarded as a potential way to enable teachers to collaborate effectively. By enabling teachers to communicate without... More

    pp. 885-891

  14. A Comparison of Self-Report and Observer Ratings of Educator Technology Integration Proficiency

    Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States; Rhonda Christensen & Garry Mayes, Institute for the Integration of Technology into Teaching and Learning, United States; Cesareo Morales, University of North Texas, United States

    Teachers from four elementary schools in a large public school district in the Dallas-Ft. Worth metropolitan area of Texas were observed for the purpose of comparing and contrasting observer... More

    pp. 892-897

  15. The effectiveness of educational technology on children’s learning in a school environment

    Frantzeska Kolyda & Vassiliki Bouki, The University Of Westminster, United Kingdom

    This paper describes a pilot study conducted in a classroom environment, in a local school over a three-week period. It compared the effect of two types of educational software in mathematics with ... More

    pp. 898-905

  16. An Evaluation Study on Computer-Mediated Learning Resources for the Inquiry Approach to Building Knowledge of Family Trees

    Siu Cheung Kong & Winnie Wing Mui So, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

    This study aims at evaluating the learning outcomes of using computer-mediated learning resources in the learning and teaching of subject knowledge adopting the inquiry approach. The computer... More

    pp. 906-911

  17. Writing for Publication in Educational Journals

    Kulwadee Kongrith, Amy Chaffin, Suzanne Aberasturi, Tina Paone & Cleborne Maddux, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    This article presents information about the kinds of articles published in five different journals dealing with information technology in education. The researchers collected 250 articles from five... More

    pp. 912-916

  18. Interconnection Between Computing Enthusiasm and School Success

    Kari Kumpulainen, University of Oulu, Finland

    This paper will analyze the interconnection between computing as a hobby and school success of computer enthusiasts. It also explores differences among identity groups of computers enthusiasts (all... More

    pp. 917-922

  19. Is Teaching of Technology Courses Online as Effective as Teaching of Technology Courses Face-to-Face?

    Chia-Ling Kuo, Hongbo Song & Renee Smith, Ohio University, United States

    This study examined and compared college students' attitudes toward technology and technological application skills in a technology applications course that has two different delivery modes: online... More

    pp. 923-927

  20. Knowledge building for teacher education and professional development: The opportunity and challenges of innovation, Part 2

    Therese Laferriere, Laval University, Canada; Mary Lamon, IKIT, OISE/UT (University of Toronto), Canada; Clare Brett & Nobuko Fujita, OISe/UT (University of Toronto), Canada; Stephane Allaire, Laval University, Canada

    Moving beyond best practice is the thrust of the symposium that we suggest, one that is reflective of how teacher educators can take advantage of theoretical advances supported by new digital tools... More

    pp. 928-932