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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Apr 11, 2022

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Elizabeth Langran

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Number of papers: 370

  1. Preservice Teachers’ Perspectives on Digital Citizenship and its Relevance for English Language Arts Education

    Sam von Gillern, Hillary Gould & Brandon Haskey-Valerius, University of Missouri, United States

    Digital citizenship is crucial in our current digitally-mediated society. While different perspectives on digital citizenship exist, which have been explored various ways in the educational... More

    pp. 1391-1395

  2. Strategies for Building Hands-On Data Collection Activities for Students

    Curby Alexander, Molly Weinburgh & Kristen Brown, Texas Christian University, United States; Thomas Hammond, Lehigh University, United States; Kate Popejoy, Popejoy STEM, LLC, United States; Doug Leeson, Lehigh University, United States

    GIS tools such as ArcGIS Online and Field Maps are available free to K-12 educators, and improvements in their design have simplified the process of building data collecting activities for students... More

    pp. 1396-1399

  3. The Value of Library Instruction in Student Learning: Reflections and Practice During COVID-19 (V)

    Adolfo Prieto, California State University, Fullerton, United States

    This presentation explores the important role played by academic libraries in higher education to support student learning. The current COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way many educators are... More

    pp. 1400-1402

  4. Cost/Benefit Analysis of School Library Programs

    David E. Robinson, Towson University - EDTL, United States; Gail Bailey, Towson Universtiy, United States

    The following research brief highlights a project between the (redacted) University Department of Educational Technology and Literacy (EDTL) and Department of Economics (ECON) faculty. The first... More

    pp. 1403-1406

  5. EKT, a pilot project exploring the use and impact of a smart technological system to support school placement in five European countries.

    Alison Egan, Marino Institute of Education, Ireland; Janet Georgeson, University of Plymouth, United Kingdom; Elena Revyakina & Thomas Strasser, University College of Teacher Education, Austria; Beatriz Cebreiro Lopez, Carmen Fernandez Morante & Enrique Latorre Ruiz, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

    This research reports on the implementation phase (Phase II) of an Erasmus + EU Project, Educational Knowledge Transfer (EKT), in each of the partner institutions. The EKT platform supports school... More

    pp. 1407-1412

  6. The reason why and why students do not use online support offered by learning support centers

    Yumi Ishige, Ichika Sano & Keitaro Uchida, Otemae University, Japan

    The research aims to seek why and why students do not use online support offered by learning support centers. The research was conducted at a university in Japan. The study first describes a... More

    pp. 1413-1418

  7. A community collaborative model to leverage the affordance of learning technology with underprivileged students in India

    Mohit Juneja, University of Nebraska Lincoln, India; Guy Trainin, University of Nebraska Lincoln TLTE, United States

    The TechEDGE India project is an ongoing study of Technology integration for teaching and learning. We take the perspective that the affordances of technology had a significant impact on lower... More

    pp. 1419-1424

  8. Non-cognitive Precursors of technology integration for Chinese Language Teachers: Grit and Resistance

    Xianquan Liu, Nebraska Department of Education, United States; Aiqing Yu, Southwest JiaoTong Univesity, China; Qizhen Deng, Boise State University, United States; Le Kang, University of Nebraska Lincoln, United States; Fitsum Abebe, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, United States; Guy Trainin, University of Nebraska Lincoln TLTE, United States

    Teaching language with technology has opened up new possibilities and landscapes. In addition, the Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the use of technology while showing the amount of effort... More

    pp. 1425-1428

  9. Creation of the Gorkha E-Learning Collaborative: Lessons Learned from Teacher Development in Distance Learning in Marginalized Communities in Nepal during the COVID Pandemic

    Jo Anne Pandey, California State University Northridge, United States

    The Gorkha E-Learning Collaborative was established in the fall of 2020 in response to extended school closures in Nepal related to the COVID Pandemic. The project started with a 15-day teacher... More

    pp. 1429-1437

  10. A Virtual Professional Development Certificate in Global Teaching and Leadership Competencies for School Leaders and Teachers (V)

    Joyce Pittman, Drexel University, United States

    The focus of this session is global teaching, learning and leadership strategies. Presenters will demonstrate lessons learned and plans for a certificate program emerging from a four-year Title VI ... More

    pp. 1438-1442

  11. Primary teachers’ perceptions of their students’ digital technologies competencies

    Petrea Redmond, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Peter Albion, University of Southern Queenlsand, Australia; Vicky Smart & Robert Cantle, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; David A. Martin, Edith Cowan University, Australia

    Digital technology has been firmly engrained within the Australian Curriculum for some years now. The recent review of the curriculum has given even greater emphasis to digital technologies as an... More

    pp. 1443-1452

  12. Using technology for cross cultural education

    Miri Shonfeld, Kibbutzim College and MOFET, Israel; Ferial Khaddage, Deakin University, Australia; Manal Yazbak Abu Ahmad, Sakhnin College, Israel; Melda Yildiz, New York Institute of Technology, United States; Claudia Finkbeiner, University of Kassel, Germany; Amy Eguchi, UC San Diego, United States

    The digital age has facilitated intercultural understanding while bridging cross-cultural gaps. However, digital technologies can be a double-edged sword. They may pose a challenge for education... More

    pp. 1453-1458

  13. Examining the Remote Teaching Experiences of International Educators during the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Lauren Jin Woo & Leanna Archambault, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University, United States

    The COVID-19 pandemic caused abrupt school closures and transitions to emergency remote teaching, which impacted millions of educators worldwide. As much of the research has focused on the teaching... More

    pp. 1459-1467

  14. Training the Adult Educators: Distance Learning Robotics Professional Development Training

    Chrysovalantis Doulgeris, Frederick University Cyprus, Cyprus; Nikleia Eteokleous, Frederick University, Cyprus

    The study develops and employs a pioneer distance learning educational robotics workshop for adults-learners. It examined the implementation of the workshop and how it enhances the development of... More

    pp. 1468-1478

  15. Lessons Learned from Two Teacher Educators: What COVID-19 Can Teach us about Preparing Elementary Preservice Teachers to Teach the Next Generation of Students

    Min Jung Lee, Jennifer Kidd & Kristie Gutierrez, Old Dominion University, United States

    Over the last two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has required teacher educators to teach their classes online. Teacher educators now need to reflect on the learning opportunities that the COVID-19... More

    pp. 1479-1484

  16. Utilizing Blender as an Instructional Tool for Fostering Creativity

    Ken Luterbach, East Carolina University, United States

    Much instruction in middle schools, high schools, and colleges limits opportunities for creativity with digital tools. Though fostering creativity does not require digital tools, use of application... More

    pp. 1485-1486

  17. What are you making in your virtual space? A mixed-methods study of how Media Specialists are implementing virtual maker-centered learning during 2020 pandemic closures

    Leigh Martin, Luke Ziegler & Jonathan Cohen, Georgia State University, United States

    This Explanatory Sequential Mixed Methods study examines how Library Media Specialists responded to the 2020 COVID 19 emergency online teaching situation by creating virtual maker-centered learning... More

    pp. 1487-1495

  18. Toy Dissection to Develop Systems Thinking in Engineering Design

    Nancy Sardone, Georgian Court University, United States

    Abstract: Providing preservice candidates with opportunities to develop systems thinking and engineering design skills while in their preparation program is paramount if we expect them to mold... More

    pp. 1496-1505

  19. Using an Interactive Online Tool to Support Prospective Secondary Mathematics Teachers’ Learning of Content and Pedagogy

    Babette Benken, California State University, Long Beach, United States

    Our organization currently uses an online learning platform in multiple courses required for the secondary teaching credential in mathematics. The overarching goal is to enhance prospective... More

    pp. 1506-1509

  20. Developing a chatbot for mathematics teachers to support digital innovation of subject-matter teaching and learning

    Steven Beyer, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Department of Education Studies, Germany

    Previous research on improving teaching practice describe the material-based strategy as a way to foster classroom innovations. However, such material-based learning tasks take place on different... More

    pp. 1510-1514