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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 26, 2018

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Elizabeth Langran; Jered Borup

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Number of papers: 392

  1. Wearable Technology: Improving Mathematical Classroom Discourse using Pivothead Eyeglasses

    Esther Ntuli & Angie Godfrey, Idaho State University, United States

    Teacher questioning is integral to teaching and learning in mathematics classrooms Research indicates that purposeful questioning in mathematics classrooms engages, motivates, and deepens student... More

    pp. 1113-1118

  2. An Analysis of Characteristics of Learning Community Using Accelerometer Sensor Data with High Sampling Rate

    Takahiro Tagawa, Kyushu University, Japan; Osamu Yamakawa, Fukui Prefectural University, Japan

    We investigate how characteristics of a group in group learning situation can be analyzed using accelerometer sensor data. Distributions of the time length of active body movements showed little... More

    pp. 1119-1123

  3. Using structured learning e-journals as a formative e-assessment strategy: Guiding student-teachers to reflect on their learning through the mirror, microscope, and binoculars.

    Bernard Bahati, University of Rwanda & Stockholm University, Sweden; Uno Fors & Preben Hansen, Stockholm University, Sweden; Alphonse Benegusenga, University of Rwanda, Rwanda

    Studies on the use of electronic journals to promote reflective learning among student-teachers have mainly focused on the students’ reflection and their learning experience in the context of the... More

    pp. 1124-1133

  4. Exploring the Role of Video in Student Reflection During Coursework in the Teacher Education Program

    Jessica Lewis, Marymount University, United States

    While the emphasis on teacher candidates being able to critically reflect is found throughout national, state, and local standards, teacher education programs still need to assess how to embed... More

    pp. 1134-1136

  5. Blended learning in Teacher Education: the case of assessing lower and higher order goals through digital testing

    Andy Thys, Luc Vandeput & Jan Elen, University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium

    Higher order thinking skills are commonly seen as a factor for academic success and subsequently of great importance for future teachers. Prospective teachers need to be equipped with specific... More

    pp. 1137-1139

  6. The Design, Development and Effect of Simulation-based E-Learning Interactive Training on Students’ Achievement and Technological Skills

    Noran Emara, Universiti sains malaysia, Egypt

    The researcher designed and developed two different modes of e-learning: E-learning Traditional Training (ETT) and Simulation Based E-learning Interactive Training (SBEIT). The two modes of e... More

    pp. 1140-1147

  7. Freshmen Classes design for digital media production

    Todd Emma & Greg Marlow, East Tennessee State University, United States

    As part of a vibrant and growing digital media program, we have faced many challenges, but one of the most important is helping students develop a wide breadth of knowledge while maintaining an in-... More

    pp. 1148-1153

  8. The Intrapreneurial Teacher; How Organizational Behavior Impacts Innovation

    Zachary Haney, Old Dominion University; Isle of Wight County Schools, United States

    The purpose of this presentation is to outline a conceptual framework in which to analyze the learning-teacher as future technological innovator. Entrepreneurial business and management studies... More

    pp. 1154-1158

  9. Mobilizing Creativity: Democratic and Humanizing Approaches to Creativity in the Classroom

    Rohit Mehta, Iowa State University, United States; Danah Henriksen, Arizona State University, United States

    While much creativity scholarship has focused on internal, psychological, psychometric, individualistic, and giftedness applications—the realities of creative work and practice through history have... More

    pp. 1159-1167

  10. Design Thinking: Empathy through Observation, Experience, and Inquiry

    Paul Skaggs, Brigham Young University, United States

    A principle aspect of design thinking that separates it from other creative problem-solving activities is the element of being human-centered. Designers solve problems for people. In order to... More

    pp. 1168-1172

  11. Empowering Children through Reading Parodies in the Early Childhood Classroom

    Beverly Boals Gilbert, Arkansas State University, United States; Su-Jeong Wee, Purdue University Northwest, United States; Kyoung Jin Kim, Wheelock College, Boston, MA, United States

    Exposing children to all varieties of literature is considered to be of great importance (Crippen, 2012) because they deepen and broaden children’s experiences and knowledge and help to consider... More

    pp. 1173-1178

  12. BeeBots and Tiny Tots

    Carol Goodgame, KISS Institute of Practical Robotics, United States

    Awareness of the need to teach computer science and computational thinking concepts to all students has seen growth in momentum worldwide. Numerous programs have a focus on the K-12 space, but... More

    pp. 1179-1183

  13. The Effectiveness of Using Video Recordings in an Adapted Lesson Study Project to Improve Reflective Practices and Early Childhood Math and Science Integrated Lessons

    Preeti Jain & Amber Brown, University of Houston - Clear Lake, United States

    This study examined the impact of utilizing video recordings of early math and science integrated lessons within an adapted Lesson Study model to improve the quality of lessons and strengthen... More

    pp. 1184-1189

  14. Fostering Digital Literacy Development with Elementary & Early Childhood Educators

    Lee Langub & Mark Warner, Kennesaw State University, United States

    Digital literacy is an important aspect to consider within teacher education as a way to address 21st century learner needs An analysis of an online graduate level technology course for early... More

    pp. 1190-1195

  15. Technology-related teacher knowledge for early mathematics education: What are they in the eyes of practitioners? How to measure?

    Kam Ling Lao, Open University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    This research project aims to investigate the knowledge early childhood educators require to develop children’s mathematics concepts under the influence of technology A teacher knowledge framework,... More

    pp. 1196-1197

  16. Introducing Computational Thinking to Primary School Classrooms in Ireland: A Constructionist Approach

    Margaret Leahy, Deirdre Butler, Deirdre McQuaid, Róisín Ryan & Francis Tormey, Institute of Education,Dublin City University, Ireland

    The introduction of computational thinking (CT) at primary level is an area of research still in its infancy and in critical need of further research. Adopting a constructionist perspective, the... More

    pp. 1198-1207

  17. "I sent that home already": Using Technology to the Bridge the Communication Gap Between the Classroom and Home

    Alexandra Pacheco, Martinique Eaddie & Ashley Plassard, The College of Wooster, United States; Alison Schmidt, College of Wooster, United States; Megan Wereley, The College of Wooster, United States

    How many times has a parent or guardian heard a teacher say, "I already sent that home," yet that important flyer or announcement just never made it into a backpack or onto the kitchen table? In... More

    pp. 1208-1211

  18. Connecting STEM with Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Curriculum in Elementary Education

    Aaron Peterson, Martonia Gaskill & JoAnna Cordova, University of Nebraska at Kearney, United States

    Many STEM programs and initiatives continue to focus on middle and high school levels and often overlook the potential for STEM education at the elementary level The benefits of exposing students... More

    pp. 1212-1219

  19. Integrating the Arts and Culture in the Early Childhood Curriculum Using 21st Century Pedagogies

    Hilary Seitz, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States

    The purpose of this collaborative project is to support early childhood preservice teacher preparation and teacher professional development in Alaska so more teachers are competent and confident to... More

    pp. 1220-1224

  20. Promoting Language Teachers' Reflection on Technology Integration in a Video-Enhanced Online Environment

    Ai-Chu Ding, Indiana University, United States

    This study examines a group of language teachers’ technology integration reflections as they are engaged in a reflective inquiry model substantially supported by the video case approaches. The... More

    pp. 1225-1230