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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 21, 2016

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Gregory Chamblee; Lee Langub

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  1. From Textbooks to Playlists: The Rise of MultiModal Learning

    Laurie Burruss, Pasadena City College, United States

    Colleges and universities are considering adding video making, or visual literacy, as a core skill. Preparing students for a highly visual communication landscape that requires critical thinking to... More

    pp. 1887-1888

  2. Teaching Mobile Computing: Six Year Later

    Brian Burton, Abilene Christian University, United States; Barbara Martin, University of Central Missouri, United States

    This paper is a follow-up to presentations made in 2010 and 2014. Since 2008, the Apple iOS devices have become an integral part of student learning experiences at Abilene Christian University (ACU... More

    pp. 1889-1893

  3. Statistics Online: Making it Accessible and Relevant to Educators

    Jennifer Byrom & Tara Beziat, Auburn University at Montgomery, United States

    For many the thought of taking a statistics course is daunting, add in the factor that the course is online and students fear they will not be able to succeed. Understanding these two concerns, an... More

    pp. 1894-1901

  4. Teacher Candidates' Self-Evaluations for 21st Century Skills

    Hasan Caliskan, Anadolu University, Turkey

    We know from experience that providing schools with appropriate and recent technology is important but will not be enough unless teachers and learners receive a sound instruction and feel ready for... More

    pp. 1902-1907

  5. Assignment Exemplars: Creating a one stop site for students

    Chris Campbell & Simone Smala, The University of Queensland, Australia

    At times students can struggle making the transition from secondary school to university. Often the lack of structure is something they grapple with along with assignment expectations. To assist... More

    pp. 1908-1914

  6. Taking History off the Timeline: A constructivist, multimodal, nonlinear approach to multiperspectivity in history education

    Diana Campbell & Liz Owens Boltz, Michigan State University, United States

    It has been argued that history is an ill-structured domain that is best approached as an assemblage of different perspectives. Yet history education has traditionally tended to simplify complex... More

    pp. 1915-1919

  7. New Perspectives on Education: Drones in the Classroom

    Christopher Carnahan, Doctoral Program Coordinator, New Jersey City University, United States; Kimberly Crowley, NJCU, United States; Lynn Hummel, Bloomsburg University, United States; Leonard Sheehy ‎, NJCU, United States

    The use of drones in the classroom is an emerging trend in education. This technology is growing in popularity in the workplace so it is critical to incorporate these technologies into... More

    pp. 1920-1924

  8. Educators’ Professional Uses of Pinterest

    Jeffrey Carpenter, Ashley Abrams & Margaret Dunphy, Elon University, United States

    This paper presents emergent findings from an in-progress study on educators’ uses of Pinterest, a popular website and mobile app. The study is exploring how educators and educational organizations... More

    pp. 1925-1930

  9. How and Why to Use Social Media in Teacher Education

    Jeffrey Carpenter, Elon University, United States; Lisa Hervey, North Carolina State University, United States; Daniel Krutka, Texas Woman's University, United States; Jayme Linton, Lenoir Rhyne University, United States; Geoff Price, Wake Forest University, United States

    The quick ascension of social media in the 21st century has left teacher educators scrambling to understand the implications of networked students and educators, and the associated pedagogical... More

    pp. 1931-1935

  10. PK-12 Teachers’ Conceptualizations of Professional Learning Networks

    Jeffrey Carpenter, Elon University, United States; Daniel Krutka, Texas Woman's University, United States; Torrey Trust, University of Massachusetts Amherst, United States

    Adapting and responding to the present era’s rapid technological and educational change requires educators to possess new knowledge, skills, and dispositions. With dissatisfaction regarding... More

    pp. 1936-1942

  11. The Importance of Computer-supported Instruction in Preservice Teachers’ Ability to Recognize Phones and Prosodic Elements

    Safa Celebi, Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Turkey

    Aim of this study is to determine the positions of Turkish language teacher candidates regarding their knowledge of the phones and prosodic elements in Turkish; and to prepare computer-assisted... More

    pp. 1943-1946

  12. Evaluation of Supportive Use of Infographic and Text Based Material to Complete a Task in a Web Programming Course

    Berkan Celik, Middle East Technical University Yuzuncu Yil University, Turkey

    This paper evaluates the supportive use of infographic and text based material in a web programming context. The purpose of this study is to evaluate and present student evaluations of the... More

    pp. 1947-1952

  13. Pre-Service Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Beliefs in Relation to Educational Podcasting: Integration and Educational Usage Self-Efficacy

    Berkan Celik, Middle East Technical University Yuzuncu Yil University, Turkey; Zahide Yildirim, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

    One of the Web 2.0 technologies that can contribute to teaching and learning process is podcasting technology. Being a part of a larger study, this study aims to investigate pre-service teachers’... More

    pp. 1953-1959

  14. Implementing Augmented Reality in K-12 Education – Analyzing Current trends

    Richard Clemens, Steven Purcell & David Slykhuis, College of Education, James Madison University, United States

    The use of emerging technologies in K-12 education includes the category of augmented reality applications (AR) for learning. This paper focuses on the trends of AR in recent scholarly works... More

    pp. 1960-1967

  15. Disrupting Lesson Strategies and Intentions: Designing a New Style of Lesson Engagement the Deconstructs and Reconstructs the Future of Learning

    Caroline M. Crawford, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States; Noran Moffett, Fayetteville State University, United States

    Disruptions throughout the educational system are inherent within the Information Age, from the integration of anytime and anywhere technologies to the integration of connectedness through unbound ... More

    pp. 1968-1974

  16. Pre-Service Teacher Social Networking Decisions and Training Needs: A Mixed Methods Study

    Helen Crompton, Kelly Rippard & Jody Sommerfeldt, Old Dominion University, United States

    The use of social networks in America has risen nearly tenfold in a decade, rising from 7% in 2005 to 65% in 2015. This rise in the use of social networks has presented new ethical, legal, and... More

    pp. 1975-1981

  17. Disruptive Innovations in Distance Education Instruction

    Nakita Dolet, Penn State University, United States

    This paper interrogates technology's role in the classroom through the lens of disruptive innovation. Many questions have already been raised about the impact of disruptive innovations in... More

    pp. 1982-1990

  18. Using Flipped Instruction to Proactively Meet the Needs of Students

    Kristina Doubet, Eric Carbaugh, David Slykhuis, Richard Clemens & Steve Purcell, James Madison University, United States

    A flipped instructional model can be used to engage students in a more flexible in-class learning experience, both in K-12 classrooms and in the university setting. The flexibility afforded through... More

    pp. 1991-1994

  19. Orienting Students to the Online Learning Environment: Guidelines for Instructional Designers

    La Tonya Dyer & Zhuo Wang, Towson University, United States

    In the past few years, online course enrollments have increased dramatically. Online courses, while providing many advantages, pose unique challenges to inexperienced online learners who are... More

    pp. 1995-2001

  20. Learners to Leaders: Empowering Students to Gather, Track, Analyze, and Share Data

    Sarah Everts, Waterloo Central School, United States

    Abstract: Learners to Leaders is an initiative that started Fall 2014 to improve academic and behavioral achievement at the intermediate building at Waterloo Central School. Teachers guide and... More

    pp. 2002-2007