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SITE 2009--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 02, 2009


Ian Gibson; Roberta Weber; Karen McFerrin; Roger Carlsen; Dee Anna Willis

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This conference has 8 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 769

  1. Integrating assessment and reflection technologies into student teaching to strengthen professional skills of pre-service teachers

    Matthew Stuve, Cathy Siebert, Peggy Rice & Diane Bottomley, Ball State University, United States

    Student teaching is a culminating experienced that integrates many professional skills, including assessment and reflection. However, few teacher education programs facilitate sufficient... More

    pp. 206-209

  2. Reading Reactions 2.0 – Using Formative Assessment and Internet Applications to Enhance In-Class Discussion.

    Gerry Swan, University of Kentucky, United States

    Face to face discussion is a significant part of many courses and often suffers from a lack of preparation on the students part. Managing and scaffolding the discussion can be a difficult task.... More

    pp. 210-215

  3. Understanding the Use of Video Analysis Tools to Facilitate Reflection Among Pre-service Teachers

    Tonya Tripp & Charles Graham, Brigham Young University, United States

    This study compared a student teacher’s experience reflecting with a video analysis tool to her experience participating in her department’s traditional reflection method. The researchers... More

    pp. 216-218

  4. Technology Use in Pre-Service Teacher Education and Future Research Directions

    Guliz Turgut, Boston College, United States

    This paper is a review of twenty-three empirical studies conducted in the U.S. published after the O.T.A. (1995) report, which provided useful insights on technology and teacher education, up until... More

    pp. 219-226

  5. Preservice Teachers’ Perspectives on the Development of Electronic Portfolios using zPortfolio System

    Zafer Unal, USF St.Petersburg, United States; Aslihan Unal, NA, United States

    42 preservice teachers have created their online portfolios during the 13 weeks of Educational Technology Course using ZPortfolio during fall 2007 semester. The study investigated perceptions of... More

    pp. 227-232

  6. Trends in the Use of Electronic Portfolios for Accreditation Purposes

    Keith Wetzel, Arizona State University, United States; Neal Strudler, Ashley Addis & Tamara Luz, University of Nevada - Las Vegas, United States

    This descriptive study analyzed 64 Board of Examiner (BOE) reports submitted to NCATE in 2007 to reveal trends in the use of electronic portfolios (EPs) for accreditation purposes. In comparison... More

    pp. 233-237

  7. Four Years of E-Portfolios in Teacher Education – What Has Been Learned?

    Hsin-Te Yeh & Nancy Bailey, Metropolitan State College of Denver, United States

    As technology became more relevant to the accreditation process, the Metropolitan State College of Denver (MSCD) teacher candidate paper-based portfolio in 2003 was moved to an electronic format ... More

    pp. 238-240

  8. Engagement of the Online Doctoral Student: From Marketing to Alumni

    Lorraine Angelino, Lander University, United States

    To find a program that is engaging, potential doctoral students can use a Model for Engagement to evaluate practices used in an online program. The model consists of four strategic areas:... More

    pp. 241-243

  9. Effective E-Learning Environments for Teacher Candidates: Designing An Online Intro to Ed Tech Course

    Savilla Banister, Cindy Ross & Daniel Schellhas, Bowling Green State University, United States

    Teacher education professionals continue to target classroom technology knowledge, skills and dispositions as core components of exemplary teacher preparation programs. While experiences for... More

    pp. 244-251

  10. Ecuador and the University of North Texas: A Research Study on the First Year of a Collaborative Distance Learning Initiative in Special Education

    Brenda Barrio, Tandra Tyler-Wood & Pamela Peak, University of North Texas, Mexico

    To meet the ever-growing need for special educators across cultures, the University of North Texas (UNT)is providing four "globally enhanced" on-line courses for prospective teachers in special... More

    pp. 252-255

  11. An Engaged Doctoral Program: Creating a Non-traditional Program for Working Professionals

    James Bartlett, North Carolina State University, United States

    This paper provides an overview of a graduate level executive format distance doctoral program that is designed to engage the graduate level students. The cohort program provides working... More

    pp. 256-261

  12. Discussing Scholarly Engagement in Discussion Boards

    Michelle Bartlett, Clemson Univesrity, United States

    With the increases in distance education, postsecondary education is starting to adopt online teaching and learning. In a study conducted by the National Center for Career and Technical Education ... More

    pp. 262-266

  13. CONNECTing with Graduate Students Online in Real Time: Transforming Early Childhood Education Curriculum at the Master’s Level

    Jacqueline Blackwell, IUPUI School of Education, United States

    Abstract: Adobe Acrobat Connect is the tool of choice at a major university in the Midwest for live online (synchronous delivery) collaboration and presentation for graduate Early Childhood... More

    pp. 267-272

  14. A Rural Principals' Best Friend: Distance Education Programs

    Matthew Boggan, Mississippi State University (Meridian), United States; Terry Jayroe, Mississippi State University, United States; Janet McCarra, Mississippi State University (Meridian), United States

    This article will focus on the purpose that compressed video courses and virtual high school courses served in a rural Mississippi High School between 2002-2005. Advantages & disadvantages of... More

    pp. 273-277

  15. Design and Implementation of an Online Ed.D. Program in Educational Technology

    Cathy Cavanaugh, Kara Dawson & Richard Ferdig, University of Florida, United States

    The demand for education of educational technology leaders in practice led to the development of an online Ed.D. program in Educational Technology. This paper describes the program development and ... More

    pp. 278-284

  16. Class Map for Community in Online Education Course

    Terence Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States; Cathy Cavanaugh, University of Florida, United States; Swapna Kumar, Boston University, United States

    This paper examines using a shared student-generated and interactive map displaying the locations of students in an online course as a resource for community building. Facilitating stronger... More

    pp. 285-301

  17. Teachers of the Gifted Learning and Sharing Online

    Paula Christensen, Northwestern State University of Louisiana, United States

    : Teachers need to learn new knowledge and skills in order to effectively teach gifted students. In many states, teachers must be gain an add-on certification to indicate their competence and... More

    pp. 302-307

  18. Retooling an Introductory Computer Technology Course for Online Delivery

    Suguna Chundur, University of Cincinnati Clermont College, United States; Sujata Prakash, University of Cincinnati, United States

    There has been an explosion in the growth of online education as a result of needs of 21st century learners and emerging educational technologies. Many traditional universities are now offering a ... More

    pp. 308-313

  19. Feminist Pedagogy in the Online Classroom

    Elizabeth Cole, Northwestern State University, United States

    Though there is much in the literature about building equitable learning environments for female students in traditional classrooms, the application of feminist theories to the online classroom is ... More

    pp. 314-321

  20. Interactive Online Exercises for Faculty and Students on the Go

    Patricia Daron & Shaoyu Chi, Northern Virginia Community College, United States

    Please come join an anatomy and physiology instructor and her instructional designer and see how rapidly and easily you can provide your students with highly professional looking interactive... More

    p. 322