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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 21, 2016


Gregory Chamblee; Lee Langub

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Number of papers: 556

  1. Rule-Following in Video Games and Academic Success

    Karla Hamlen, Cleveland State University, United States

    This study is an investigation of the relationships between approaches in video games and academic success, as measured by GPA. A questionnaire was given to 181 undergraduate students asking... More

    pp. 1063-1065

  2. Exploring the Impact of Social Media Compulsive Use on College Student’s Performance: A Gender Comparison

    Richard Hartshorne, University of Central Florida, United States; Haya Ajjan, Elon University, United States; Yingxia Cao, University of Laverne, United States

    The negative impacts of compulsive use (CU) of social media is prevalent among college students due to their high immersion in social networking environments. In this study, we examine antecedents ... More

    pp. 1066-1070

  3. Measuring Candidate Learning Outcomes Associated with Program Delivery Models: Comparisons of Online and Face-to-Face (F2F) Using edTPA

    Tina Heafner & Teresa Petty, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    Despite the pervasiveness of online learning in higher education, this delivery mode has yet to receive similar quality status of F2F learning. The perception of inferiority is especially... More

    pp. 1071-1078

  4. High School Graduates Describe Four Types of Online Identities

    Koh Herlong, Walden University, United States; Abbie Brown, East Carolina University, United States

    The paper is a report on one of the findings of a study of 9 nine high school graduates on their perspectives on the creation of online identities. An unexpected result of the interviews was the... More

    pp. 1079-1083

  5. Examining Teachers’ Technology Use Through Digital Portfolios

    Sarah Keenan, Joshua Rosenberg, Spencer Greenhalgh & Matthew Koehler, Michigan State University, United States

    Digital portfolios designed by educators have the potential to serve as assertions of technology knowledge (TK). This study describes and begins to evaluate a proposed method for assessing... More

    pp. 1084-1091

  6. The Effects of Video Tutorials as a Supplement in Enhancing Students’ Statistics Performance

    Guolin Lai, Zhiwei Zhu, John Tanner & Douglas Williams, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States

    As a supplement to traditional classroom instruction, online video tutorials were created and made available as just-in-time support to enhance undergraduate business students’ academic performance... More

    pp. 1092-1099

  7. Technology and SACSCOC Standards: Building an Evidence Based Model for Higher Education Strategic Planning

    Albertha Lawson, Southern University University and A&M College, United States

    This paper describes a research study on the impact of the use of technology in the form of an electronic dashboard and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges ... More

    pp. 1100-1104

  8. Classroom Observation: Challenges of Moving From a Paper Instrument to the iPad®

    Gregory MacKinnon, Acadia University, Canada; Paula MacKinnon, MindBloom Educational Consulting, Canada

    The Stalling’s classroom observation tool (Stallings & Kaskowitz, 1974) has been modified and supplemented with qualitative observation scales based on an experience using the original instrument ... More

    pp. 1105-1109

  9. Technology-enhanced learning environments: Language acquisition for native Spanish-speaking English language learners in the preschool and elementary classroom

    Gary Miller, University of Texas at Tyler, United States

    This interpretivistic qualitative research focused on student engagement and teacher beliefs on the topic of language acquisition and the influence of emerging technologies. Forty-six bilingual and... More

    pp. 1110-1114

  10. A Revised Replication Study Typology and A Call for Participation: Replication Studies involving Technology and Teacher Education

    Natalie Milman, George Washington University, United States; Rhonda Christensen & J. Michael Spector, University of North Texas, United States; Robert Branch, University of Georgia, United States; Denise Schmidt-Crawford, Iowa State University, United States; Charles Hodges, Georgia Southern University, United States; Arlene Borthwick, National Louis University, United States; Melanie Shoffner, Purdue University, United States; Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States; David Rutledge, New Mexico State University, United States; Meghan Manfra, North Carolina State University, United States

    In this session panelists will define what replication studies are, explain why they are needed, and invite researchers to conduct multi-site replication studies of technology and teacher education... More

    pp. 1115-1119

  11. Student-Generated Multimedia Projects as a Multidimensional Assessment Method in a Health Information Management Graduate Program

    Gwendolyn Morel, Texas State University, United States; Heather Keahey, University of North Texas, United States

    Assessment in higher education provides an opportunity for instructors to assess student learning, provide student feedback, and give students the opportunity to practice a variety of skills. Fair,... More

    pp. 1120-1125

  12. Towards the Internationalization of Curriculum Guidelines for Undergraduate IT Degree Programs

    Mihaela Sabin, University of New Hampshire, United States; Paul Snow, Independent Consultant, United States; John Impagliazzo, Hofstra University, United States

    The computing education community expects updated curriculum guidelines for undergraduate information technology degree programs by 2017. Through the auspices of the Association Computing Machinery... More

    pp. 1126-1133

  13. Supporting Virtual Field Experience Implementation through Stakeholder-Focused Program Theory Evaluation

    Maureen Sanders-Brunner & Matthew Stuve, Ball State University, United States

    Educational technology advocates and reformers have called on teacher preparation to offer an array of virtual field experiences (VFEs) to ensure that preservice teachers are prepared to... More

    p. 1134

  14. Evaluation Procedures to Identify Unintended Consequences of Applications of Instructional Technology within the P-12 Educational Environment

    Bill Thornton & Jacque Ewing-Taylor, University of Nevada, Reno, United States; Janet Usinger, University of Nevada, United States

    Public school leaders are under increasing pressures to continuously increase student achievement. Many have looked to instructional technology as a “silver bullet,” which will magically promote... More

    pp. 1135-1137

  15. Program Evaluations: A Tool to Prevent Organizational Learning Disabilities

    Bill Thornton, University of Nevada, United States; Jacque Ewing-Taylor, University of Nevada, Reno, United States; Janet Usinger, University of Nevada, United States

    Knowledge, organizational learning, and related innovations have become increasingly critical to the successful operation of social organizations. In a complex society, organizational learning is ... More

    pp. 1138-1141

  16. Improving blended learning in teacher education: A multidimensional approach

    Jo Tondeur, Ghent University, Belgium; Stijn Van Laer & Jan Elen, KULeuven, Belgium; Brent Philipsen, Chang Zhu, Hilde Van Laer & Koen Depryck, VUB, Belgium; Natalie Pareja Roblin, UGent, Belgium

    While researchers agree on the general meaning of the term blended learning (BL), a precise operationalization of BL is an issue that generates a lot of discussion. This freedom of defining BL has,... More

    pp. 1142-1145

  17. Investigating and Comparing the Impact of Two Strategies (Lesson Design with MS Word and Online Tool) Used for Improving Inservice Teachers’ Knowledge, Skills, and Practices on Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

    Aslihan Unal, Georgia Southern University, College of Education, Department of Teaching and Learning, United States; Zafer Unal, University of South Florida, St. Petersburg, FL, United States

    The CCSS is a set of standards released by the National GovernorsAssociation in 2010 and was adopted by 43 states (CommonCore, 2015). The standards describe what students should know and be able to... More

    pp. 1146-1154

  18. Technology Integration in Rural Districts: A Study in Differences

    Janet Usinger, Jacque Ewing-Taylor & Bill Thornton, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    This paper provides a discussion of the findings of an evaluation of educational technology projects across a rural western state. Twelve educational technology implementation grants were awarded... More

    pp. 1155-1158

  19. Synchronous learning in an asynchronous learning environment

    Jaap van der Molen, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

    This presentation gives an overview of ongoing research into the possible benefits of synchronous online communication in a mainly asynchronous distance learning environment in teacher education.... More

    pp. 1159-1162

  20. One Canvas, Two Audiences: How Faculty and Students use a Newly Adopted Learning Management System

    Diane Wilcox, Jane Thall & Oris Griffin, James Madison University, United States

    James Madison University (JMU) adopted a new Learning Management System in the 2013-2014 academic year. In the 2014-2015 academic year, a small group of instructors and 2 instructional... More

    pp. 1163-1168