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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 26, 2018


Elizabeth Langran; Jered Borup

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Number of papers: 392

  1. Teletandem Perspectives on Foreign Language Teaching

    Daniela Garcia, São Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil; Michael Ferreira, Georgetown University, United States

    This study, in the field of computer-mediated intercultural collaboration, describes the initial phases of teletandem implementation in Arabic, Spanish, French, Russian, Japanese, Turkish, Italian ... More

    pp. 1464-1467

  2. The Impact of Teachers’ Beliefs on Their Different Uses of Technology

    Liu Haixia & Matthew Koehler, Michigan State University, United States; Lina Wang, South China Institute of Software Engineering, China

    This study explores how teachers' pedagogical beliefs and beliefs in students' readiness to use technology are related to their classroom uses of technology. The participants in this study were... More

    pp. 1468-1477

  3. The pedagogical perspective of adaptive learning environment

    Hoda Harati, Chih Tu, Shadow Armfield, J Michael Blocher & John Doherty, Northern Arizona University, United States

    Adaptive learning is considered as the next generation of online learning environment which brings individualized learning pathway for the users and students This new system customizes the learning... More

    pp. 1478-1484

  4. Examining a “Five Community Typology” to Support Designing for Community Participation in PK-12 Practice: Does “It” Belong?

    Dawn Hathaway, George Mason University, United States

    The calls to reimagine citizenship largely ignore the ill-defined and changing nature of community participation. Little guidance is provided in the literature to rethink curriculum related to... More

    pp. 1485-1493

  5. College Students Beliefs About and Actual Perceptions of the In-class Texting of Instructors

    Austin Hitt & Cheng-Yuan (Corey) Lee, Coastal Carolina University, United States

    An increasing number of college instructors own smartphones, bring them to their classes, and are potentially receiving and sending personal text messages during classes The relative prevalence of ... More

    pp. 1494-1502

  6. Using data to support instructional decision making: Designing a progress monitoring system to use with students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

    Simon Hooper, Penn State University, United States; Susan Rose, University of Minnesota, United States; Rayne Sperling, Penn State, United States

    Ave: PM is a web-based progress monitoring system we designed to help teachers to monitor their children's literacy The software presents students with brief assessments and uses novel interfaces... More

    pp. 1503-1510

  7. Orientation, Preparation, and Support of Online Adjunct Faculty for Online Course Delivery: Developing, Conducting and Financing a Weekend Workshop

    Annette Hux, Ark State Univ Educational Leadership, Curriculum, & Special Education, United States; Cindy Nichols, Joe Nichols, Joan Henley, Jackie McBride, Mary Jane Bradley & Rick Hux, Arkansas State University, United States

    We will be discussing how to implement a training model for adjunct online educators, respective of how we plan to address these topics with our adjuncts: delivery platform, academic and student... More

    pp. 1511-1517

  8. Toward Improving Preservice Teachers’ Intention to Use Technology in their Future Classroom: Examining the Effect of Project-based Learning on Students’ Attitude Change

    Mohamed Ibrahim & Rebecca Callaway, Arkansas Tech University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of project-based learning (PBL) on changing preservice teachers’ intention to use technology in their future classroom. By utilizing theory of... More

    pp. 1518-1527

  9. Playing School and Learning Teaching: Using Mixed Reality Simulation to Prepare Pre-Service Teachers

    Jeanne Ingle, Andrea Cayson, Emily Spitzman, Alexandra Dema, Gia Renaud & Jon Cash, Bridgewater State University, United States

    In this age of high stakes accountability, how do we prepare teachers to be classroom ready day one? How do we prepare them to feel confident and competent while at the same time allowing them to... More

    pp. 1528-1532

  10. Exploring Twine and Its Use In Active Learning Online

    Brianne Jackson & Virginia Thompson, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States

    Simulations allow online instructors the ability to transform their instruction to a more student-centered model (Anderson & Barnett, 2013; Boyle, MacArthur, Connolly, Hainey, Manea, Kӓrki & Van... More

    pp. 1533-1536

  11. Using Technology as a Tool: Developing a Reflective and Ethical Practitioner

    Jerrie Jackson, Belinda Schouten, Alycia Maurer & Tiffany Simon, Our Lady of the Lake University, United States

    When people think of their favorite teacher and the characteristics of these teachers, ethics often is not on the list. Yet, ethics plays a critical role in the personal and professional... More

    pp. 1537-1541

  12. Making Multimedia Meaningful: Outcomes of Student Assessment in Online Learning

    Carol Johnson, University of Melbourne, Australia; Jennifer Lock, University of Calgary, Canada

    With the advancement of multimedia in learning management systems, online learning environments are no longer bound by text-based learning. Students and instructors need to work in an environment... More

    pp. 1542-1549

  13. A Multi-University: Use of simSchool to Increase Pre-Service and In-Service Teachers’ Understanding of the Use of Differentiated Instruction and the Understanding of Classroom Management and Behavior

    Vickie Johnston, Florida Gulf Coast University, United States; David Collum, Missouri Baptist University, United States

    In order to develop practitioners who can serve all learners, teacher education programs must prepare teacher candidates to enter a wide range of diverse teaching environments In order to help... More

    pp. 1550-1556

  14. Use of simSchool to Increase Teacher Candidates’ Understanding of the Educational Needs of Diverse Learners at a University in Southwest Florida

    Vickie Johnston, Florida Gulf Coast University, United States; David Collum, Missouri Baptist University, United States; Brooke Blanks, Radford University, United States

    Teacher candidates at various colleges and universities completed a sequential explanatory mixed-method study focused on the use of the Simulation Based Learning (SBL) tool, simSchool, as a... More

    pp. 1557-1563

  15. Piloting Collaborative STEAM/ROBOTICS Programs at A Rural Midwestern School: An Agenda for Research

    Jacqueline Kaminski Mumford, Walsh University, United States; Bridget Scofinsky, West Branch Local Schools, United States

    This virtual brief paper establishes a foundation and case for the implementation of a collaborative primary school program for science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEM)... More

    pp. 1564-1569

  16. Providing Formative Feedback to Pre-service Teachers as they Practice Facilitation of High-Quality Discussions in Simulated Mathematics and Science Methods Classrooms

    Priya Kannan, Diego Zapata-Rivera, Jamie Mikeska, Andrew Bryant, Rodolfo Long & Heather Howell, Educational Testing Service, United States

    In this study, we evaluated the on-going feedback needs for both teacher educators and preservice teachers (PSTs) from formative performance-based tasks. Specifically, we used a simulated... More

    pp. 1570-1575

  17. Frontal Cortex Activation Measured by Near-Infrared Spectroscopy while Cutting Wood According to Different Teaching Methods

    Shunsuke Katsuyama, Tsukuba Municipal Kouki Gakuen Teshirogi Junior High School, Japan; Takashi Usuzaka, Faculty of education, Ibaraki University, Japan; Hiroaki Shoji, Faculty of Education, Ibaraki University, Japan

    This study examined hemodynamic brain activity while cutting wood according to different teaching methods. We used near-infrared spectroscopy, which is a brain activity measurement device.... More

    pp. 1576-1581

  18. Impact of One to One Programs on Student Achievement: A Review of Studies

    Tara Kissel, University of North Texas,College of Information: Learning Technologies, United States

    Many schools today are bringing one to one computer initiatives into the classroom. These initiative are happening but there is not a clear answer as to whether they are helping students... More

    pp. 1582-1585

  19. Classroom Technology: Overcoming the hindrances in new teachers’ classrooms

    Austin Kureethara Manuel & Timothy Hinchman, Midwestern State University, United States

    The generation of millennial students ready to teach is well acclaimed to be born into technology. Consequently, they should find using technology as a tool in their classrooms very normal (Baker, ... More

    pp. 1586-1592

  20. Fostering Instructional Improvement in Teaching: VoiceThread as Instructional Coaching Tool

    Timothy Lewis, Kellie Shumack & Brooke Burks, Auburn University at Montgomery, United States

    This poster session will demonstrate how instructional coaches/leaders and departmental chairs can implement VoiceThread as a tool for providing objective instructional feedback. Specifically,... More

    pp. 1593-1595