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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. Teaching Asian Students Online: What Matters and Why?

    Haidong Wang, Department of Adult Education, University of Georgia, United States

    Distance education has been regarded as an industrial teaching model developed in the West, which emphasizes individual development, learner autonomy, active learning and mutual communications.... More

    pp. 645-650

  2. Teaching Asynchronous Online Course—Where Does the Time Go?

    Qi Wang, Gallaudet University, United States; Mark Harris, Nova Southeastern University, United States

    Abstract: A doctoral course in instruction design for online learning required each student to design and facilitate a three-week mini-term course. Post-mini-term surveys collected facilitator... More

    pp. 651-656

  3. The Hybrid Online Model: The Not So Distant Education

    Scott Waring, Mark Koorland & Lyman Dukes, University of South Florida Saint Petersburg, United States

    The growth of online courses in American colleges and universities is clear and compelling. Online courses offer distinct advantages and, often, challenges to both instructors and students.... More

    pp. 657-658

  4. The Learner And The Expert Mentor, Learners And A Facilitator, Peer Facilitated Learning: A Comparison Of Three Online Learning Designs

    William Warrick, George Mason University, United States

    Abstract: This study addressed the question: Which online learning design - constructing knowledge one-on-one with an expert mentor, constructing knowledge with peers and a facilitator, or... More

    pp. 659-665

  5. Can Pre-Service Teachers Learn Writing Concepts Through a Web-Based Tutorial?

    Janel White-Taylor, Arizona State University at East campus, United States; Alison Prest & Bette Bergeron, Arizona State Unversity, United States

    This brief paper describes a pilot study of an innovative cross-disciplinary project that supports individual growth in professional writing by focusing on students' identified areas of need. This ... More

    pp. 666-669

  6. Three Ways to Teach On-line Hybrid Courses

    Janel White-Taylor, Arizona State University at East campus, United States; Gayle Stever & Kori Platts, Arizona State Unversity East, United States

    As the Internet matures and progresses, more and more universities are seeking to increase their on-line offerings. ASU East Education has integrated an on-line hybrid course format into its... More

    pp. 670-671

  7. The Implementation of Distance Education at Four Institutions: The Tools, Support, and Faculty Development

    Simon Whittaker, North Carolina A&T State University, United States; Jared Keengwe, Indiana Sate University, United States; Longy Anyanwu, Trinity Christian College, United States; Gladys Arome & Caremta Tate-Blake, Barry University, United States

    During the session the presenters, from four (4) different universities, will share the technology and processes used to implement distance education on their campuses, with a special emphasis on... More

    p. 672

  8. Web Based Navigable and Synchronized Video Lecture Delivery

    Wai-Yat Wong, The University of Newcastle, Australia; Alex Hurley, University of Australia, Australia

    This paper presents a framework for web-based lecture delivery platform. This platform allows user to view a video lecture that is synchronized with the slides. The user can navigate through the... More

    pp. 673-678

  9. When the East meets the West & the Single Child Phenomena---Develop Understanding of a Group of Chinese Students’ Demographics for American Online Class Designing

    Wenxia Wu, Iowa State University, United States

    22 Chinese students enrolled into civil engineering department, LanZhou JiaoTong University, China in fall 2004 will take online classes offered by Iowa State University, the U.S.A. next year.... More

    pp. 679-681

  10. An Instructor's Methods of Facilitating Students' Participation in Asynchronous Online Discussion

    Hsin-Te Yeh & Eric Van Buskirk, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    The purpose of this study is to investigate the methods that an instructor can use to facilitate students' participation in online discussion. Four methods were used in this study: 1) post the... More

    pp. 682-688

  11. Using Imagery in Learning: The Constructive Gift

    Kelly Edmonds, University of Calgary, Canada

    This paper will examine the effective use of imagery, or visuals, in learning. Preparing learners for a digital world in the 21st century means a closer look at the new literacies and the power of ... More

    pp. 689-694

  12. Building Connections and Community: The Role of Technology in an International Citizenship Education Project

    John Fischer, Bowling Green State University, United States; Grzegorz Mazurkiewicz, Jagiellonian University, Poland; Zeb Kellough, Wickenburg High School, United States; Jennifer Preslan, Toledo Public Schools, United States

    Over the past three years, high school students, university students and pre-service teachers from Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Germany, Lithuania, Ukraine, and the United States have participated in... More

    pp. 695-696

  13. Going Digital (Video) in a Low Tech Community

    Steven Marx, San Diego State University - Imperial Valley Campus, United States

    Digital video is one of the latest technologies to find its way into education. Unfortunately students from less well off communities run the risk of being left behind. This paper focuses on a... More

    pp. 697-701

  14. Designing Digital Video Case Resources for Mathematics Teacher Education

    Babette Moeller, EDC/Center for Children and Technology, United States; Andrea Brothman, Bank Street College of Education, United States

    Bank Street College of Education is collaborating with the EDC/Center for Children and Technology to develop digital video resources for pre-service and in-service professional development to... More

    pp. 702-707

  15. A Multilevel Approach to Using Digital Storytelling in the Classroom

    Bernard Robin & Melissa Pierson, University of Houston, United States

    Digital photography and digital storytelling have been combined at the University of Houston's College of Education in a manner that allows both undergraduate and graduate students to learn not... More

    pp. 708-716

  16. Online Gaming

    Kevin Curran, University of Ulster, United Kingdom

    Computer gaming is a medium by which we can entertain ourselves, a medium that has expanded to the online worldwide market as part as globalization. The growth of online gaming has close ties with ... More

    pp. 717-721

  17. Light Game: The Future of the Digital Game-Based Learning

    Shang junjie, Lee Fong-Lok & Lee Ho-man, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

    Computer games have been the import part of most students’ leisure lives. To found the educational potentials of gaming, most of studies about the computer games in education have been done. ... More

    pp. 722-726

  18. Design of a Graduate Course Concerning Social and Cultural Implications of Educational Technology

    Stephen Adams, College of Education, United States

    This paper discusses the design of a graduate course for teachers concerning the social and cultural implications of educational technology. The course is a required part of the Master's degree... More

    pp. 727-730

  19. Hola! Where are the Tejanos in Texas History? Where are the Hispanics in United States History?

    Christine Berkland, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Abstract. Multiple educational problems exist for Hispanic youth. They are often unfavorably represented in educational texts and teacher training is lacking for multiculturalism. At the middle... More

    pp. 731-735

  20. Developing Self-Esteem and Empowerment through Expressive Computational Materials

    Deirdre Butler, St. Patrick's College, Dublin City University, Ireland; Carol Strohecker, Media Lab Europe, Ireland

    We present a case study analyses of teacher empowerment and student learning through Constructionist engagement with computational technologies and learning about learning itself. Looking beyond... More

    pp. 736-741