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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. A Methodology of Teaching Mobile Development for Undergraduate Students in Project-Based Classes

    Samy El-Tawab & Sevinj Iskandarova, James Madison University, United States; Mohammad Almalag, Indiana University Kokomo, United States; Puya Ghazizadeh, Seton Hall University, United States

    This paper investigated the challenges and suggested solutions for teaching a mobile development course project to undergraduate students in technology-related majors. We presented several case... More

    pp. 749-754

  2. Creating an Evidence-Based Framework for Selecting and Evaluating Mathematics Apps

    Robin Kay & Jae Kwak, UOIT, Canada

    Given that there are over 80,000 educational apps in the Apple store alone (Apple, 2017), teachers need clear guidance on choosing the most useful tools possible. The purpose of this paper is to... More

    pp. 755-760

  3. Affordances of Simultaneous Linking Features in a Base-10 Blocks Mathematics App for Young Children

    Kristy Litster, Patricia Moyer-Packenham & Rachel Reeder, Utah State University, United States

    Touch-screen mathematics apps are being used in homes and classrooms to support children’s mathematics learning and understanding. The purpose of this inquiry was to understand the affordances of... More

    pp. 761-767

  4. Water, Food, Shelter and a Mobile Phone Mobile Learning Despite Crises Syrian Refugees’ Case Study

    Ferial Malaeb-Khaddage, Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Sciences, University of Balamand, Lebanon; Helen Crompton, Darden College of Education Old Dominion University, United States

    This panel describes the refugees’ crisis and its impact on school age children. The focus is on the Syrian children refugees in Mount Lebanon, an area that is usually forgotten. The United... More

    pp. 768-770

  5. From Virtual to Real: A Literature Review of Augmented Reality Implementations for Informal Learning

    Mark Petrovich, Mamta Shah & Aroutis Foster, Drexel University, School of Education, GLIDE Lab, United States

    The development of several digital technologies has enabled educators and researchers to approach learning and education from a personalized perspective. At the forefront of this technological... More

    pp. 771-777

  6. Exploring Online Learning Tools for Developing Competencies in a Just-In-Time Learning Manner

    Xinyue Ren, Ohio University, United States

    This study investigated the effectiveness of using online learning tools to develop competencies for students to complete assigned tasks in a just-in-time learning manner. Formal schooling might... More

    pp. 778-783

  7. Mobile Learning and its Effects on Self-regulated Learning and School Achievements in an EFL High School Class

    Tami Seifert, Kibutzim College of Education, Israel; Carla Har-Paz, Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel

    The objective of this research was to find out whether the implementation of mobile learning pedagogies in a high school classroom can educate high school students to become independent learners,... More

    pp. 784-794

  8. Smartphone Implementation from Lecturers, Teachers, Students and Pupils’ Perspectives

    Tami Seifert, Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel

    The disparity between educational standards and reality outside educational institutions is increasing. Alternative learning infrastructure such as ML are becoming more common, and are challenging ... More

    pp. 795-801

  9. Story-driven design using mobile technologies in transmedia practice for multiliteracy development

    Maria Spante, University West, Sweden; Ewa Jacquet, Stockholm University, Sweden; Eva Lindqvist, Botkyrka Municipality, Sweden

    The aim of the article is to highlight and explore challenges and possibilities for literacies development within a story-driven transmedia game using mobile technology Two classes of 7th grade... More

    pp. 802-811

  10. The Future of Online Learning: Virtual Reality

    Gulsebnem Bishop, Stratford University, United States

    The most challenging aspect of online teaching is the delivery of course material to the students in the environment where engagement and learning takes place. Even though there are many new... More

    pp. 812-815

  11. School Communication 2.0: Exploring Recommended Social Media Practices

    Heather Bowman, Michelle Giles, Amy Orange & Jana Willis, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States

    The purpose of the study was to determine elementary school administrators’ practices and perceptions of using social media to communicate with stakeholders and explore recommended social media... More

    pp. 816-821

  12. Opportunities and Challenges of Using Technology to Teach for Global Readiness in the Global Read Aloud

    Jeffrey Carpenter, Sydney Weiss & Julie Justice, Elon University, United States

    Technology can create new opportunities for learning with and from people of other cultures, not just about them The Global Read Aloud (GRA) offers an example of such learning possibilities The GRA... More

    pp. 822-831

  13. Using Microblogging as a Cognitive Tool in the College Classroom

    Teresa Coffman, University of Mary Washington, United States; Mary Beth Klinger, College of Southern Maryland, United States

    This paper explores microblogging as a cognitive tool. Specifically, it reviews its use and benefits in the classroom environment to extend course discussions and challenge assumptions. The use of ... More

    pp. 832-839

  14. A Case Study in Flipped Tutoring Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a Flipped Classroom Approach to English Language Tutoring

    Phillipp Gunkel & Joshua Weidlich, Fernuniversitaet in Hagen, Germany; Theo Bastiaens, Fernuniversitat in Hagen (Germany) and Open University of the Netherlands (The Netherlands), Germany

    The Flipped Classroom approach to teaching has become popular in recent years, with applications in K-12 and Higher Education. However, the approach may also be extended to more niche educational... More

    pp. 840-845

  15. Understanding Technology Adoption: Theory and Critical Review of Seminal Research

    Nandita Gurjar, University of Northern Iowa, United States

    This analysis of literature examines technology adoption decisions through the lens of Technology Acceptance Model (TAM, Davis, 1989), Technology Acceptance Model 2 (Venkatesh & Davis, 2000), and... More

    pp. 846-858

  16. Education for Sustainability: Online Professional Development for Educators

    Annie Hale, Arizona State University, United States; Leanna Archambault & Gabriela Marie Chacon, Arizona State University at the Tempe Campus, United States

    Educators represent a catalytic population that is capable of enacting new ways of engaging with and thinking about the world. Through deliberate education that instills particular attitudes,... More

    pp. 859-863

  17. A Cybersecurity High School Curriculum Course

    Kevin Handeli & Stefan Robila, Montclair State University, United States

    Computer and Internet safety for students continues to be an ongoing issue due to the lack of knowledge as well as the difficulty to maintain up to date information in a field of rapid... More

    pp. 864-869

  18. Pedagogical and Technological Decisions at the Core of Technology-enhanced Language Learning Environments

    Nadia Jaramillo Cherrez, Iowa State University, United States

    This paper discusses pedagogical and technological decision-making processes that foreign/second (L2) language instructors used in their technology-enhanced language learning environments.... More

    pp. 870-875

  19. When at Crossroads of L2 Tasks and Technology: A Critical Review of Implementing Technology-mediated Task-Based Language Teaching.

    Nadia Jaramillo Cherrez, Iowa State University, United States

    Task-Based Language Teaching (TBLT) and Computer Assisted-Language Learning (CALL) have both received considerable attention as potential approaches to facilitate foreign or second language (L2)... More

    pp. 876-882

  20. Internet of Things in Education: Artificial Intelligence Voice Assistant in the Classroom

    Alex Jean-Charles, Missouri State University, United States

    This paper seeks to understand pre-service teachers’ perspective on one specific Internet of Things (IoT) device. For the purpose of the paper, we will focus on Google Assistant. While many... More

    pp. 883-885