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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. The influence of open textbooks and learning analytics on agency and empowerment

    Anne Algers, Gothenburg University, Sweden

    The use of OER in faculties is a well-known trend and some organizations claim that open textbooks in particular, represent a great promise for mainstream adoption of OER between teachers and... More

    pp. 504-510

  2. Badge-based System to Enhance Graduate Students’ Engagement in Educational Conferences

    Ali Alshammari, Purdue University, United States; Sumayah Abu-Dawood, University of North Texas, United States

    Attending and presenting at academic and professional conferences is an integral part of graduate professional development work. Graduate students are expected to participate in conferences as a... More

    pp. 511-513

  3. Online Professional Development for Part-time Instructors: FaculTEA

    Michelle Bartlett, North Carolina State University, United States

    Online part-time faculty are an integral part of keeping online programs running and often contribute greatly to the instruction of online education However, part-time instructors in online... More

    pp. 514-519

  4. Project ASSET: Appalachian Support for Specialized Education Training- Building an Online, Self-Paced, Competency-Based Professional Development Program for Rural Educators

    Brooke Blanks & Greg Sherman, Radford University IMPACT Lab, United States; Stacy Kruse, Pragmatic Solutions, Inc., United States; Matt Dunleavy, Radford University IMPACT Lab, United States; Amanda Bozack, Radford University College of Education and Human Development, United States; Kenna Colley, Radford University, United States

    Project ASSET (Appalachian Support for Specialized Education Training) is designed to increase teacher effectiveness and workforce capacity in underserved rural communities in Appalachia. The... More

    pp. 520-525

  5. Innovative tactic for educational technology implementation: Using goal-based coaching on placement in Australia

    Leanne (Lea) Compton, RMIT University, Australia

    Teacher education providers have a central role to play in supporting pre-service teachers develop the knowledge and skills to use ICT in their practice. In Australia an increasing regulatory... More

    pp. 526-531

  6. Scaffolding Knowledge from Research to Writing: The Role of Reflection in Turning Doctoral Candidates into Graduates

    Marianne Justus, University of Phoenix, United States

    Within the context of online learning, faculty can empower their students to maximize the opportunity for knowledge sharing and reflective thinking skills. While doctoral students entering their... More

    pp. 532-535

  7. Enter the Matrix: A Pedagogy for Infusing Technology

    Deborah Kozdras, University of South Florida, United States; James Welsh, University of South Florida, Florida Center for Instructional Technology, United States

    While technology is commonplace in many classrooms, technology use is often centered on the teacher. Many teachers use interactive boards, document cameras, and other tools to present lessons to... More

    pp. 536-541

  8. From Job Postings to New Positions: Navigating the Academic Job Search

    Elizabeth Langran, Marymount University, United States; Curby Alexander, Texas Christian University, United States; Jonathan Cohen, Georgia State University, United States; Melanie Shoffner, James Madison University, United States

    This panel is tailored for graduate students and other professionals preparing for and seeking faculty positions, and current faculty seeking a new academic appointment. Four current faculty... More

    pp. 542-543

  9. Literacy Teachers Using iPads in Clinical Settings

    Barbara Laster, Towson University, United States; Joan Rhodes, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States; Judith Wilson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

    The TPACK framework provided the structure for an examination of technology at five university-based reading clinics across the United States. Teachers were asked how they use iPad apps as part of ... More

    pp. 544-550

  10. Teacher Participation in Online Professional Development: Exploring Academic Year Classroom Impacts

    Tom Opfer & Debra Sprague, George Mason University, United States

    The purpose of this mixed methods case study research was to investigate the reasons teachers chose online professional development (OPD) focusing on technology integration and how this OPD... More

    pp. 551-557

  11. The Mindful Educator in an Online Environment: Language to Promote Learning

    Adolfo Prieto, California State University, Fullerton, United States

    This presentation explores the concept of mindfulness and its place in the field of education. The focus of the presentation will be on the application of mindfulness to online learning... More

    pp. 558-561

  12. Faculty Development: Global and multicultural prospective

    Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College and MOFET, Israel; Einat Rozner & Tami Seifert, Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel; Antonio Calderon, University of Limerick, Ireland; Naim Nagimi, Arabic College Haifa, Israel

    In this panel, we will present models of ICT integration integration in higher education teaching from around the world and case studies of implementation We will discuss the challenges and the... More

    pp. 562-564

  13. In Search of Leaders: Exploring the Technology Comfort Levels and Efficacies of Pre-Service and Early Career School Librarians

    Daniella Smith, University of North Texas, United States

    The purpose of this exploratory study was to examine how comfortable pre-service and early career school librarians are with using technology. This study also examines the technology professional... More

    pp. 565-570

  14. Technology Explorations in the Curriculum Design of Qualitative Research Coursework

    Aubrey Statti, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, United States

    Though qualitative research is gaining popularity and earning greater respect in social science fields, there is currently a lack of literature describing effective methods of teaching qualitative ... More

    pp. 571-577

  15. Optimizing Language Learning Through Designing Blended Teaching

    Xiaorui Sun, Ohio University, USA; Inner Mongolia Normal University, China

    The TESOL Technology Standards, the ISTE and UNESCO Standards have all emphasized that teachers should be able to design learning activities using technology properly to meet curricular objectives.... More

    pp. 578-582

  16. Graduate Student Success with Virtual Mentors: Can the Incorporation of Industry Leaders Enhance Student Engagement in the Classroom?

    Carrol Warren, Michelle Bartlett & Diane Chapman, North Carolina State University, United States

    This paper on best practices explores existing opportunities to support both students and faculty through mentorship. The extension of experiences beyond the traditional classroom, for students,... More

    pp. 583-587

  17. The Design and Development of the Virtual Training Modules for Peer Mentoring to Broaden Women’s and Minorities’ STEM Participation

    Jillian Wendt, University of the District of Columbia, United States; Amanda Rockinson-Szapkiw, University of Memphis, United States; Brandy Huderson, University of the District of Columbia, United States; Ayana Conway, Virginia State University, United States

    This presentation focuses on the rationale, design, and development of the eMentoring modules that train graduate students for peer or near peer mentoring, which is part of a larger grant funded... More

    pp. 588-593

  18. Examination of the Impact of a One-on-One Technology Mentoring Program: Multiple Case Studies on the Mentees’ Perspectives

    Jiaqi Yu & Ozlem Karakaya, Iowa State University, United States

    This study examines how teacher educators, as mentees, perceived the impact of participating in a one-on-one technology mentoring program on their technology use and integration within the context ... More

    pp. 594-599

  19. Evaluating University Facilitators’ Perceptions of Video as an Observational Tool

    Lindsay Zurawski, Debra Sprague, Andrew Porter & Kamilah Williams, George Mason University, United States

    This paper is a report on the findings to evaluate university facilitators’ (UFs) perceptions of the use of video recordings as a means of teacher observation. The UFs who participated in this... More

    pp. 600-606

  20. Learning Design to Increase Collaboration in International E-Learning

    Betul Czerkawski, The University of Arizona, United States

    Learning or instructional design has been increasing in significance in higher education. Currently, almost all universities and colleges hire professionals to provide support for faculty so that... More

    pp. 607-611