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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. Pre-Service Teachers’ Acquisition of Technology Skills in a Digital Storytelling Project

    Nyarai Tunjera, Chantyclare A Tiba, Janet Condy & Agnes Chigona, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa

    Pre-service teachers’ e-skills are important for instruction in the 21st century digital classrooms. One hundred final year pre-service teachers participated in a digital story telling project. Ten... More

    pp. 3091-3098

  2. Using Ipads As Tools For Producing Media In Primary School Teacher Training

    Raine Valli, Maarika Piispanen & Merja Meriläinen, Kokkola University Consortium Chydenius, Finland

    In the research project the teaching use of tablet computers is examined from the points of view of consumer – producer of the information (media producing - media consuming). With the... More

    pp. 3099-3103

  3. PREP21 - Preparing teacher student for 21st century learning practices

    Teemu Valtonen, Erkko Sointu & Kati Mäkitalo-Siegl, University of Eastern Finland, Finland; Päivi Häkkinen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland; Sanna Järvelä, University of Oulu, Finland; Arto Ahonen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland; Piia Näykki, University of Oulu, Finland; Jari Kukkonen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland; Jaana Isohätälä, University of Oulu, Finland; Johanna Pöysä-Tarhonen, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

    Teacher education has an important role in preparing new teachers with adequate 21st century skills, i.e. skills for learning, creative and critical thinking, collaboration, also for the ability to... More

    p. 3104

  4. “Two years of living dangerously...” or will gamification increase student engagement in courses?

    Nanda van der Stap & Stephanie Edwards, Utrecht University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands

    Two years ago the Utrecht university of Applied Sciences introduced "blended" learning as a pilot for several of its Master courses. This required a serious shift in perspective form both teachers ... More

    pp. 3105-3109

  5. Ensuring effective flexible learning through blended learning

    Nanda van der Stap, Stephanie Edwards & Hans van Bergen, University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, Netherlands

    This paper discusses how Flexible Learning can be implemented through blended learning at the teacher trainer college of the University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, Netherlands. To ensure quality ... More

    pp. 3110-3115

  6. TPACK in language teaching: Implications for teacher education

    Joke Voogt, University of Amsterdam/ Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands; Susan McKenney, University of Twente, Netherlands; Bas Trimbos, Daniela Fasoglio, Petra Fisser & Allard Strijker, Netherlands Institute for Curriculum Development, Netherlands; Shu-Ju Diana Tai, College of Arts and Law/School of International Education Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Taiwan; Anneke Smits, Roland Bruijn, Henk la Roi & Floor van Renssen, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands; Denise Crawford-Schmidt, Iowa State University, United States

    From the perspective that a teacher’s TPACK depends on the subject domain, the students and the ecology of the school and the classroom, this symposium intends to contribute to a better... More

    pp. 3116-3120

  7. TPACK in language teaching: Implications for teacher education

    Joke Voogt, University of Amsterdam/ Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands; Susan McKenney, University of Twente, Netherlands; Bas Trimbos, Daniela Fasoglio, Petra Fisser & Allard Strijker, Netherlands Institute for Curriculum Development, Netherlands; Shu-Ju Diana Tai, College of Arts and Law/School of International Education Beijing University of Chemical Technology, Taiwan; Anneke Smits, Roland Bruijn, Henk la Roi & Floor van Renssen, Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands; Denise Crawford-Schmidt, Iowa State University, United States

    From the perspective that a teacher’s TPACK depends on the subject domain, the students and the ecology of the school and the classroom, this symposium intends to contribute to a better... More

    pp. 3121-3125

  8. TPACK Teacher Preparation for Elementary Education

    Mark Warner, Kennesaw State University, United States

    This paper presentation demonstrates how TPACK and problem-based learning are woven in the fabric of a successful teacher preparation course final project. As a final project, elementary education ... More

    pp. 3126-3133

  9. Full STEAM Ahead: Creating informal teaching opportunities for pre-service teachers

    Chris Campbell, The University of Queensland, Australia

    This project involves creating informal community spaces for pre-service teachers to have an opportunity to teach either STEM or STEAM workshops with children. By giving pre-service teachers... More

    pp. 3134-3138

  10. Round Table: What has Africa Been Saying About Educational Technology?

    Japari Ngilari, University of North Texas, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings of a study on educational technology literature that reference Africa. A systematic search of such literature was conducted and then subject to a content... More

    pp. 3139-3143

  11. Significant Predictors of e-Learning Readiness for Faculty and Students in a Public University in the UAE

    Fida Atallah & Jase Moussa-Inaty, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates

    This study investigates tertiary faculty and student attitudes towards e-learning and their readiness to engage in e-learning experiences. It attempts to identify significant predictors of e... More

    pp. 3144-3149

  12. Do students see social media as a valuable learning tool? An in-depth analysis of SNS experience among college students

    Manu Sharma, Maria Stover & Kathy Menzie, Washburn University, United States

    Social media present an important part of millennials’ digital lives. And while there is plenty of research about this demographic’s SNS use, we have very limited information about how they... More

    pp. 3249-3253

  13. Recasting the Student-Teacher Online Synchronous Conference: A Process Protocol for Macro and Micro Management and Facilitation

    Rae Schipke, Central Connecticut State University, United States

    Student-teacher conferencing is one area where technology plays a unique role in the curriculum by developing student-teacher relationships. Introducing the World Wide Web in conferencing has... More

    pp. 3362-3367

  14. Quickfire: A Model of Online Professional Development in Web 2.0 Technology Integration

    Ronald Abate, Cleveland State University, United States; Marcy Perry, Campus International School, United States

    Given the busy schedules of classroom teachers, professional development on technology integration has proven a complex proposition. The time required to develop expertise in an application is time... More

    pp. 3579-3584

  15. Harnessing the Power of Service Learning To Engage and Inspire Technology Student

    Ranjeet Agarwala, David Batts & Temitope Oluwajana, East Carolina University, United States

    Industrial Engineering Technology students at East Carolina University take a Thermal and Fluid Systems course. To enhance the learning and comprehension of the subject matter, the instructor... More

    pp. 4116-4121

  16. Connecting Research to Practice in Online Teacher Education and Special Education: Teacher perceptions of linking professional learning with the daily work of inclusive teaching.

    Jason Naranjo, University of Washington-Bothell, United States; Sara Frizelle, University of Washington Bothell, United States; Luke Duesbery, San Diego State University, United States

    The purpose of this brief paper is to explore the bridge between research to practice in a newly formed online teacher education and special education program. This work-in-progress describes the... More

    pp. 5353-5355