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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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Number of papers: 556

  1. Bridging Theory and Practice through Educational Design Research: Two Cases of Technology-integration in Teacher Education

    Matthew Schmidt, University of Cincinnati, United States; Theodore Kopcha, University of Georgia, United States

    The purpose of this paper is twofold. We first present educational design research (EDR) as a viable approach to studying and introducing technological innovations to teacher education. We then... More

    pp. 2336-2343

  2. Rethinking Sexuality Education: A Web-based Solution

    Tracy Scull, Christina Malik & Janis Kupersmidt, innovation Research & Training, United States; Mahnaz Moallem, UNC Wilmington, United States

    Many adolescents do not receive accurate and complete sexual health education in middle school. There are many barriers to traditional teacher-led sexual health education including lack of sexual ... More

    pp. 2344-2348

  3. Preparing Teachers for Integration of Digital Games in K-12 Education

    Mamta Shah & Aroutis Foster, Drexel University, United States

    In this paper, Game Network Analysis (GaNA) was used for developing and assessing fourteen pre-service teachers’ knowledge of game-based learning over 11-weeks. Data obtained from knowledge surveys... More

    pp. 2349-2356

  4. Reflections on Being New to Digital Fabrication

    Alicia Stansell, University of North Texas; Leander ISD, United States; Tandra Tyler-Wood, University of North Texas, United States

    The process of using digital fabrication is exciting, but it can be fraught with setbacks and pitfalls, especially for those that are new to the technology. This paper strives to outline some of... More

    pp. 2357-2361

  5. Cloud Computing in Education Sector

    Kashif Syed, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia

    Educational institutions continue to struggle to optimize the budget with regards to managing their computing resources. Cloud computing technology is an emerging new computing paradigm for... More

    pp. 2362-2369

  6. Impact of Teachers’ MOOC Learning Experience on Their Instructional Technology Use

    Wenhao Tao, Beijing Normal University Zhuhai Campus, China; Haixia Liu, Michigan State University, United States

    While numerous studies tried to identify factors and barriers influencing teachers’ technology use, very few studies have looked into the impact of teachers’ online learning experience on their... More

    pp. 2370-2374

  7. The MakeCamp Pilot Option for Professional Development: Sociocultural Sustainable Innovation

    Helen Teague, Pepperdine University, United States

    This paper proposes a disruptive innovation for educational, professional development: a summer Makerspace camp for K-12 educators called the MakeCamp. Educational and Community resources coalesce ... More

    pp. 2375-2380

  8. Using the iPad to Promote Student Learning

    Carrie Thornthwaite, Lipscomb University, United States

    This workshop begins with a brief discussion of three questions that are essential for teachers to understand before using an iPad for instruction. First, the question will be asked, “What is an... More

    pp. 2381-2383

  9. Utilizing technology to promote meaningful academic experiences for English language learners

    Kelly Torres, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, United States

    Current students are growing up in a digital age that is much different from prior generations. Particularly, students’ use of technology both inside and outside of classroom settings has impacted ... More

    pp. 2384-2389

  10. 3D Digital Fabrication & Design: Discovering burgeoning technology and Finding a research path

    Jason Trumble, University of Central Arkansas College of Education, United States; Shaunna Smith, Texas State University, United States

    This roundtable discussion will engage the audience in the powerful process of 3D design. A demonstration of 3D design to print and multiple modeling technologies will be presented briefly. A... More

    pp. 2390-2393

  11. Case Studies to Deepen Understanding and Enhance Parental Involvement Skills in Pre-Service Teacher Training Programs

    Aslihan Unal, Georgia Southern University, United States; Zafer Unal, USF St. Petersburg, United States; Yasar Bodur, Georgia Southern University, United States

    Preservice teachers are required to learn why parent involvement in schools is a vital component of their learning and how to deal with parental involvement issues before they enter classrooms.... More

    pp. 2394-2401

  12. The social hub to liberate the student

    Hans van Bergen & Hans van de Kant, Hogeschool Utrecht, University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

    In modern education there is a discussion about the balance between how to structure and how to liberate the student. Structure is necessary to teach the student the skills he needs to survive in... More

    pp. 2402-2405

  13. Pinterest + Research = Preservice Teachers’ Strategic Use of Instructional Strategies

    Debbie VanOverbeke & Paulette Stefanick, Southwest Minnesota State University, United States

    This two-year survey research study conducted with elementary and early childhood preservice teachers investigated the use of Pinterest in math and reading methods courses and accompanying field... More

    pp. 2406-2412

  14. Unexpected benefits of a mobile supported distance training initiative in Madagascar

    Eilean von Lautz - Cauzanet & Eric Bruillard, Ecole Normale Supérieure Cachan, France; Erwan Le Quentrec, Orange, France

    This paper reports on the medium-term contributions of a distance teacher training project which provided teachers with pedagogical and French training, supported by a mobile component (free calls ... More

    pp. 2413-2420

  15. Designing Effective Online Course Layout-Structure for Success

    Zhuo Wang, Audrey Cutler & Joseph Brightman, Towson University, United States

    Students’ perceived findability of course content can determine to some degree their perception of online course quality as well as instructor competence, which exerts a strong impact on their... More

    pp. 2421-2424

  16. Leveraging Millennials’ Potential Through Multimedia, Meaningful Engagement and Metacognitive

    Aileen Watts & Mohamed Ibrahim, Arkansas Tech University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of employing various multimedia tools in a flipped classroom environment on pre-service teachers’ application different metacognitive strategies... More

    pp. 2425-2433

  17. The paradoxical effectiveness of teacher/professor modeling technology use in the age of constructivism

    David Whittier, Educational Technology Research & Design, United States

    Two studies, a qualitative inquiry into the introduction of electronic portfolios in 4th and 5th grades, and a survey asking university students to rate the value to their learning of 37... More

    pp. 2434-2439

  18. Arborgraphia: A Location-based App for Learning About Trees

    Douglas Williams, Yuxin Ma, Aimee Barber, Guolin Lai & Nathan Dolenc, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States

    Smartphones provide new opportunities for experiential adventure learning. These devices provide opportunities to contextualize learning based on location and engage children in learning out-of... More

    pp. 2440-2441

  19. Transforming Higher Education through Transdisciplinary and Inclusive Curriculum

    Melda Yildiz, Walden University, United States

    Situated within the context of teacher education, this study outlines the participatory action research (PAR) in developing global competencies, critical thinking and 21st century skills among pre-... More

    pp. 2442-2449

  20. Developing a 3D Virtual Environment for Hearing Impaired Learners’ Learning of CNC Machine Operation

    Seungbum Yu & Jeeheon Ryu, Chonnam National University, Korea (South); Insook Han, Emporia State University, United States; Minjeong Kim, Dankook University, Korea (South)

    This paper presents the development of 3D virtual environment for the deaf and hard-of-hearing learners’ Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine operation in vocational training. The 3D virtual... More

    pp. 2450-2454