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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. eLearning: Creating an Academic Culture in Hyperspace

    Elizabeth Downs & Stephen J. Jenkins, Georgia Southern University, United States

    Traditional face-to-face classroom instruction presents the same environmental conditions for all learners and the instructor. However, the actual physical environment that students are in at the... More

    pp. 377-379

  2. Videoconferencing in Vermont Schools

    Peter Drescher, Phil Hyjek, Richard Campbell, Carrie Biggam & Carolyn Jones, Vermont Institutes, United States

    Poster session attendees will learn how the Vermont Interactive Learning Network (Vermont ILN) has been developed and supported since its inception in 1999. The ILN is a videoconferencing network... More

    pp. 380-384

  3. Instituting a Distance-Delivered Doctorate in Educational Computing: PhDifferences, Not Just a Higher-Level Masters Degree

    Lemoyne Dunn, James Poirot & John Rice, University of North Texas, United States

    This paper chronicles the creation of a distance-delivered Ph.D. in Educational Computing to be offered by the Department of Technology and Cognition at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX.... More

    pp. 385-390

  4. Relationship between Sense of Community and Learning in Online Learning Environments

    Peggy Ertmer, Purdue University, United States; Donald Stepich, Boise State University, United States

    Eleven students, enrolled in advanced instructional design courses at two universities, engaged in collaborative online discussions and video-conferences for the purposes of extending and enriching... More

    pp. 391-397

  5. Using a Team Approach to Develop Quality Online Courses

    Wen-Li Feng, Ohio Dominican University, United States

    Ohio Dominican University (ODU) is in the midst of a technological metamorphosis. At the forefront of the change is the Center for Instructional Technology (CIT). Charged with supporting the... More

    pp. 398-403

  6. Maximizing Technology Integration in Teacher Education: Graduate Distance Education on the Cutting Edge.

    Karen Ford, Ball State University, United States

    This session will identify established distance education courses that are on the "cutting edge" in terms of methods and materials for delivery of instruction. The courses will serve as the... More

    pp. 404-405

  7. Hybrid Learning Nets: The Future of Management Education?

    Owen Hall, Jr., Pepperdine University - GSBM, United States

    Business schools are under increasing pressure to enhance the cost-effectiveness of management education. This situation is the direct result of the expanding global marketplace and of growing... More

    pp. 406-411

  8. Mentoring Distance Learning Faculty From a Distance

    Carol Helton, Regents Online Degree Program, United States

    The mentoring of distance education faculty is essential to the success of an online course. The Regents Online Degree Program (RODP) provides an institutionally supported online mentoring program.... More

    pp. 412-413

  9. Electronically Training Teachers at a Distance: What We’ve Learned From an Analysis of Six Different Online Pedagogical Activities

    Khe Hew, Dennis Knapczyk & Timothy Frey, Indiana University, United States

    Teacher education coursework is increasingly being offered using online learning. A key factor in using online learning effectively is to design appropriate online pedagogical activities to support... More

    pp. 414-419

  10. Designing Professional and Staff Development for the Web: Part II of a Case Study

    Marv Howard, Iowa State University, United States

    This paper examines the transition from traditional to web-based professional development that took place at the Heartland Area Educational Agency, as it led the way in Iowa. It continues the... More

    pp. 420-421

  11. Teachers’ Perspectives on Literacy Instruction and Pedagogy in a Computer-Mediated Peer-Led Discussion: Implications for Professional Development

    Chinwe Ikpeze, University at Buffalo (SUNY), United States

    Abstract: This paper is a report of the findings of a computer-mediated peer-led group discussions conducted on a graduate-level writing research course. Discourse analysis techniques were used to ... More

    pp. 422-426

  12. Online Assessment: Door Knob Medicine or Meaningful Exchange?

    Hirtle Jeannine, The University of Texas at Arlington, United States; Kelly Frankum, Icenhower Middle School, United States; Janelle Quintans, North Dallas High School, United States

    Feedback and assessment in social constructivist web-based instruction is a key component of learning. But often web-based learning, which is sometimes characterized by large class sizes, does not ... More

    pp. 427-434

  13. Transforming Teacher Induction Through Technology

    Patti Jennings, Dallas TeleLearning, United States

    The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board called upon the Dallas County Community College District to develop a distance learning product to address the teacher shortage in Texas. Extensive... More

    pp. 435-437

  14. The Effects of Structural Variations on Online Group-based Learning

    Sunyoung Joung, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, United States

    Group-based learning strategies have been used in educational setting with its long history. The design principles and tactics for group-based learning can have various modes and features.... More

    pp. 438-444

  15. Immediacy, Solidarity and Learner Empowerment in Distance Education

    Hye Yoon Jung, West Virginia University, United States

    The goal of this study is to discuss students' perception of closeness toward their instructor, peer students, and learner empowerment in a distant education setting. In the field of distance... More

    pp. 445-447

  16. Improving quality and flexibility of educational process in Ukrainian Universities through establishing lecturing support system

    Borys Kharchuk & Anatoly Sachenko, Institute of Computer Information Technologies, Ukraine

    This paper discuss advantages and disadvantages of implementing it-based system to support learning and lecturing in Ukrainian Universities, and its impact on enhancing the level of usage... More

    pp. 448-453

  17. Concerns of post secondary faculty teaching on-line learning coursesPurpose of the studyConcerns of post secondary faculty teaching on-line learning courses

    Miri Kim, Troy University, United States

    This study will survey forty faculty who teach online courses at a higher educational institution to find out their concerns when they prepare/deliver online courses. Specifically, we are going to ... More

    pp. 454-459

  18. The Role of E-Mails in Online Examinations

    Kazimierz Kowalski & Richard Wasniowski, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    Functions and usage of e-mails in online examination have been discussed in this paper. Knowing the purpose of e-mails and its proper usage allow on-line examinations contents providers to focus on... More

    pp. 460-465

  19. Sharing Power and Culture through Project-Based Online Learning (PBOL): Designing Online Knowledge based on Multicultural Education

    Gulsun Kurubacak, Anadolu University, Turkey

    The main purpose of this paper is to explore and discuss the main characteristics of project-based online learning (PBOL) for a graduate enchased Web-based course, Designing and Developing Distance... More

    pp. 466-470

  20. Putting Tools into Courses, not Courses into Tools

    Karen Lemone, WPI, United States

    Web-based distance education relies on communication tools to allow students and instructors to collaborate and to decrease the isolation often present in these courses. These tools are often... More

    pp. 471-476