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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. Social Media & Teacher Professional Development

    Tonia A. Dousay, University of Idaho, United States; Tutaleni Asino, Oklahoma State University, United States; Tian Luo, Old Dominion University, United States; Dan G. Krutka, University of North Texas, United States; Spencer Greenhalgh, Michigan State University, United States; Luke Rodesiler, Indiana University-Purdue University, United States; Dian Walster, Wayne State University, United States

    The idea of social media’s existing application and future potential for professional development drives a growing subset of academic research As we encourage preservice and inservice teachers to... More

    pp. 2251-2255

  2. Social Media in Teacher Professional Development: A Literature Review

    Christine Greenhow, Diana Campbell, Sarah Galvin & Emilia Askari, Michigan State University, United States

    Bridging ‘cloud’ to class, developing ‘network literacy,’ and supporting the transfer of professional knowledge to practice (and vice versa) are essential for educators at all levels to advance the... More

    pp. 2256-2264

  3. A Critical Examination of Participation in an Online Community of Practice to Inform Digital Pedagogy

    Nandita Gurjar, University of Northern Iowa, United States

    As social media gains prominence in education, the importance of critically examining our participation in social media spaces becomes imperative to inform our pedagogical practice. This... More

    pp. 2265-2273

  4. New Teacher Academies: Building Digital Teacher Induction through Blogs and Social Media

    Amanda Hurlbut, Sarah McMahan, Rebecca Fredrickson & Karen Dunlap, Texas Woman's University, United States

    The research on new teacher induction encourages educational preparation programs and school districts to create innovative, sustainable initiatives that support new teachers and increase teacher... More

    pp. 2274-2279

  5. Using Social Media in the Classroom in the Age of Fake News

    Brian Kinghorn, Marshall University, United States; Daniel Krutka, University of North Texas, United States; Nandita Gurjar, University of Northern Iowa, United States; Sabrina Thomas, Marshall University, United States

    Good digital citizens must have a grasp of how to appropriately use social media in their personal lives, especially in the age of fake news With 65% of American adults reportedly using social... More

    pp. 2280-2284

  6. What Factors Matter for Engaging Others in an Educational Conversation on Twitter?

    Matthew Koehler & Joshua Rosenberg, Michigan State University, United States

    Educator-driven professional learning communities are increasingly developing and thriving on social media platforms such as Twitter. Even though these communities are large and popular, very... More

    pp. 2285-2291

  7. Social Media Usability in Higher Education: A cross-cultural analysis with IS/ICT students

    Pekka Makkonen, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland; Kerstin Siakas, ATEI (Thessaloniki), Greece

    This paper discusses the adoption and use of social media in Higher Education (HE). The aim of the research reported in this paper was to identify the main factors and problem areas in the use of ... More

    pp. 2292-2300

  8. Inclusive Participatory Learning with Social Media in the Curriculum

    Sarah McPherson, New York Institute of Technology, United States

    In meeting the challenges of pedagogy for ALL students, we are facing the need for a paradigm shift to ‘participatory’ learning (Poore, M. 2016). For students with disabilities, this may be ‘equal... More

    pp. 2301-2306

  9. Implementing a Cyber Safety Curriculum with Middle School Students

    Teresa Petty, Florence Martin, Chuang Wang & Chao Wang, UNC Charlotte, United States

    Cyber bullying, inappropriate social media, digital identity and impact of digital footprints are becoming issues that are facing middle school students across our nation. As the use of social... More

    pp. 2307-2308

  10. Becoming a #realteacher: Making Pre-Service Teacher Identity Development Visible through Twitter

    Shannon Prince, Michigan State University, United States

    Teacher education has long been concerned with prospective teachers’ dispositions of social justice and teaching to students who reside in context different from their own (Avery & Walker, 1993;... More

    pp. 2309-2314

  11. Compatibility, Skills, and Good Ideas: School Librarian Use of Social Media

    Daniella Smith, University of North Texas, United States

    Social media has permeated society. All generations use it. Yet, there is still apprehension about utilizing social media in educational settings. Despite internet filtering in the United States... More

    pp. 2315-2323

  12. The Career You Save May Be Your Own: Exploring the mathtwitterblogosphere as a Community of Practice

    Bret Staudt Willet & Paul Reimer, Michigan State University, United States

    Teachers face numerous challenges: feeling isolated in their classrooms, overwhelmed by the demands of the job, and disappointed in traditional professional development. Prior research has pointed ... More

    pp. 2324-2329

  13. Implications of Cyberbullying on Disadvantaged Students in Post-Secondary Education

    Jiyoon Yoon, University of Texas Arlington, United States; Julie Smith, University of Minnesota Duluth, United States

    Cyberbullying is an emerging issue in the context of higher education as information and communication technologies increasingly become part of daily life in university. This paper offers a review ... More

    pp. 2330-2338

  14. TWIT 1000: Tweeting in Teacher Education

    Joanna Zimmerle, Austin Peay State University, United States

    At a time when teachers’ stress is on the rise and about one in five new teachers leaves the profession within five years of teaching (Gray, Taie, & Rear, 2015), one way to support teachers may be ... More

    pp. 2339-2344

  15. Use of cloud computing technology in education: A structural equation modelling approach

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

    This paper is a continuation of previously presented work of the author As academic institutes unceasingly try to improve their institutional performance (Hunt & Davis 2012), they adopt various... More

    pp. 2352-2358

  16. Determining the influence of new moderators of UTAUT2 in the adoption of Learning Management Systems using Structure Equation Modeling

    Rashid Khan, DCC- King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

    Learning Management System (LMS) are learning platforms within universities in order to enhance teaching and learning For a successful adoption of LMS in institutions, it is necessary to find the... More

    pp. 2365-2370

  17. Challenges in Mathematics Teachers' Introduction to a Digital Textbook: Analyzing Contradictions

    Marie Utterberg, Martin Tallvid, Johan Lundin & Berner Lindström, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

    The use of digital textbooks (DTs) in mathematics is increasing. However, the introduction of DTs gives rise to contradictions in teaching practices. The objective of this paper is to understand... More

    pp. 2387-2396

  18. Mobile Learning Practices in Initial Teacher Education: Illustrations from Three Teacher Educators

    Carolyne Obonyo, Niki Davis & Letitia Fickel, University of Canterbury, College of Education Health and Human Performance, New Zealand, New Zealand

    Abstract: Teacher education programmes are being challenged to prepare preservice teachers who are competent in the use of digital technologies. Although much emphasis is on effective integration... More

    pp. 2424-2429

  19. "Use of Microsoft SWAY in making Engaging Digital Stories for Students with Disabilities in K-12 classrooms"

    Rashmi Khazanchi, Mitchell County School System, United States; Pankaj Khazanchi, Liberty University, United States

    The purpose of this presentation is to show participants the use of Microsoft Sway in making engaging and interactive digital stories for students with disabilities in K-12 classrooms. Studies have... More

    pp. 2436-2441

  20. Use of Computer-Assisted Instructions in Teaching Reading Fluency to Fourth-Grade Students in Rural South Eastern United States the reading fluency remained a consistent and persistent issue with elem

    Rashmi Khazanchi, Mitchell County Elementary school, United States; Pankaj Khazanchi, Cobb County School District/Liberty University, United States

    Learning to read effectively and fluently is pivotal to the childhood development and to future academic success. According to some research studies, researchers have indicated that the reading... More

    pp. 2447-2451