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SITE 2013--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 25, 2013

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Ron McBride; Michael Searson

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Number of papers: 881

  1. Building Collaborative Networks using Wikis in Education Courses

    Phyllis Adcock, University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States

    A collaborative network was set up through the development of a Wiki for a graduate course in teacher education. This Wiki is used for sharing research, resources, and submitting assignments during... More

    pp. 136-137

  2. Expanding the Classroom through Distance Learning, Historical Orientation and Study Update

    Phyllis Adcock, University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to share how communication technology was used as an alternative method of observation in the K-12 schools in a form of distance education format for teacher... More

    pp. 138-142

  3. General satisfaction of students in 100% online courses at a university in the southwest region

    Byungmun Ahn, University of North Texas, United States

    The purpose of this study was to examine whether there are significant relationships between the general satisfaction of students and learner-content interaction, learner-instructor interaction,... More

    pp. 143-152

  4. Re-visioning Teacher Preparation for Mobility: Dual Perspectives

    Peter Albion & Romina Jamieson-Proctor, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Wendy Fasso, CQUniversity, Australia; Petrea Redmond, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    Widespread availability of smartphones and similar devices with connection to the Internet is influencing the evolution of higher education across disciplines. For teacher educators there is an... More

    pp. 153-160

  5. Urban Student's Perception on Online Learning versus Traditional Learning

    Eric Anderson, Roanoke City Public Schools/Regent University, United States

    Limited research exist examining K-12 student’s perceptions of online learning versus traditional learning. A pilot student was conducted in November 2012 with high school seniors attending Forest... More

    pp. 161-162

  6. Online Professional Development for School Leaders: Improving Support to Address Novice Teachers’ Professional Learning Needs

    Anika Anthony, Belinda Gimbert & Marie Hurt, The Ohio State University, United States

    Leaders serve an important role in shaping school structure and culture to support novice teachers (Birkeland & Feiman-Nemser, 2012). Drawing on distributed leadership (Leithwood, Mascall, &... More

    pp. 163-168

  7. Factors to Design and Implement Technology-Enhanced Global Instruction

    Yayoi Anzai, Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

    By integrating Web technologies, instruction can go beyond the walls of the classroom. The purpose of this paper is 1) to introduce three case studies of technology-enhanced globalization, and 2)... More

    pp. 169-173

  8. Preparing Future Educators: Sustainability Education Framework for Teachers (SEFT)

    Leanna Archambault, Annie Warren & Lee Hartwell, Arizona State University, United States

    This paper describes Sustainability Science for Teachers, a hybrid course in development at a major research-extensive university in the desert southwest that integrates the use of technology to... More

    pp. 174-179

  9. Higher Order Thinking (HOT): Science Students’ Online Text-based Discourse in the Context of STSE Education

    Gabriel Ayyavoo, OISE / University of Toronto, Canada

    Secondary science education with digital learners is realized through an online Science-Technology-Society-Environment (STSE) issues approach. STSE online discussions can promote the development of... More

    pp. 180-188

  10. Open Education Designs: A Taxonomy for Differentiating and Classifying Open Learning Environments

    Fredrick W. Baker III & Dan Surry, University of South Alabama, United States

    Open Education has seen explosive growth in the last decade and especially so in the last few years. This growth has occurred in spite of the lack of common frameworks for identifying,... More

    pp. 189-194

  11. Fostering Student Engagement and Building Online Communities in an Online Learning Environment

    Nesrin Bakir, University of Minnesota, United States

    Advances in technology have broken down the barriers of time and space for teaching and learning. The changes, shifts, and transformations in technology are exciting because they have created new... More

    pp. 195-197

  12. Not Your Mother's Teacher Ed Course: Using Immersive Online Worlds and Online Technologies to Prepare Teachers for Next Century Learners

    Deborah Banker, Angelo State University, United States; Mariaelena Corbeil, University of Texas at Brownsville, United States

    Higher educational institutions across the United States have taken many of their degrees and certification programs online. As market share and budget concerns trigger the adoption of the... More

    pp. 198-205

  13. Using Mobile Devices in Higher Education

    Jimmy Barnes & Donna Herring, Jacksonville State University, United States

    As technology becomes a more important part of every facet of our modern society, higher education must deal with an ever increasing gap between how students live and the traditional classroom. ... More

    pp. 206-211

  14. The Virtual Mirror of Care:a looking glass into at-risk youth and online education

    Karis Barnett, The University of Oklahoma, United States

    To date, primary research studies have focused on examining the characteristics of successful credit recovery or virtual high schools in U.S. regions. However, studies in terms of hearing the at... More

    pp. 212-215

  15. Blended Workshop for in-service teachers on listening strategies in computer enhanced environments

    Angelica Barreto, UNAM, Mexico

    This paper addresses the question of the effectiveness of a b-learning workshop on listening comprehension teaching strategies in a computer-based environment cultivating learner autonomy. It... More

    pp. 216-219

  16. Transforming Teaching with Technology: 20 Tools to Capture the Classroom

    Michelle Beach, Southwest Minnesota State University, United States; Louella Aronson, DIckinson State University, United States

    Despite research over the past decade showing that today’s students learn more and better when lessons are taught with technology, schools and classrooms are not embedding technology into... More

    pp. 220-221

  17. Leveling the Field with Laptops

    Mandy Bean, Cheryl Varghese & Allison Socol, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

    Rural schools may be viewed as “low wealth” areas as they have less access to quality professional development, highly trained specialists, and ongoing support, despite the large number of students... More

    p. 222

  18. First Semester Experiences in Implementing a Mathematics Emporium Model

    Brian Beaudrie, Dana Ernst & Barbara Boschmans, Northern Arizona University, United States

    Abstract: In the fall of 2011, the President of Northern Arizona University mandated that the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at NAU begin the process of redesigning the delivery of some... More

    pp. 223-228

  19. Parent Involvement And Student/Parent Satisfaction In Cyber Schools

    Dennis Beck, Robert Maranto & Wen-Juo Lo, University of Arkansas, United States

    There is evidence that in traditional public schools the school satisfaction of students and parents varies by parent involvement. Prior studies suggest that multiple factors influence parental... More

    pp. 229-236

  20. The Small Things That Have a BIG Impact: Teaching in the Online Learning Environment

    Lisa Berry, Autumn Adair & Mary Rodgers, Florida Virtual School, United States

    In this best practices session, the presenter will discuss strategies for teaching high school students in the online learning environment. The presenter will highlight ways to teach effectively, ... More

    p. 237