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SITE Interactive Conference

Oct 26, 2021


Elizabeth Langran; David Rutledge

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Number of papers: 85

  1. Supporting Teacher Educators as They Grow in Academia & Teaching Practice: A Whole-Community Approach

    Teresa Coffman, University of Mary Washington, United States

    This paper addresses the emotional challenges of teachers during the recent pandemic and suggests ways to increase their social and emotional supports. The teaching profession has experienced... More

    pp. 118-123

  2. Open Textbooks: A systems approach using the AMBER framework

    Thompson Cummings, St. George's University, Grenada

    Open textbooks is part of what is known as open educational resources (OER). The aim is to make textbooks widely available to both students and educators for free, thus making them open. Despite... More

    pp. 124-129

  3. African American Women and their Perceived Barriers to Attaining Leadership Positions

    Tadzia Dennis, Taz & Co Consulting, United States

    The specific problem is that African American women face significant barriers that inhibit their ability to progress in their careers and obtain administrative positions in higher education... More

    pp. 130-135

  4. Teaching, Digital Learning, and Changing: Adaptive Challenges in Teacher Preparation in the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Angela Elkordy, National Louis University, National College of Education, United States; Jack Denny, Ayn Keneman & Donna Wakefield, National Louis University, United States

    In March 2020, with the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic, educational systems nationwide were disrupted. Schools were faced with challenges relating to blended/remote learning models. Our study... More

    pp. 136-138

  5. Student Collaboration Made Easy With Online Tools

    Maria Esposito & Justina Zendrian, Molloy College, United States

    Teachers have been faced with working remotely and using online tools for engagement and instruction. What enhances this experience is if the students were able to collaborate with each other as if... More

    pp. 139-140

  6. Student Media Organizations: Creating a supportive environment for all parties

    Lacey Fulton & William Adams, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, United States

    Walking into a situation where you are the new faculty advisor in town for a student media organization can be overwhelming for both the new faculty and the students! A case study of two student... More

    pp. 141-144

  7. CTE Pathways: Integration of College and Career Preparation Programs to Increase STEM Career Interest Among High School Students

    Jorge Garcia, University of North Texas, United States

    Across the U. S. high school students have the option of enrolling in Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs that help students build 21st century skills and connect those skills to real... More

    pp. 145-151

  8. Bridging the Gap Between Conceptual Knowledge and Professional Practice: A Discussion on Helping Students Build Relational Ways of Knowing and Being to Navigate New Practice Environments

    Scott Gerrity, College of the Rockies, Canada

    In this session we invite discussion on the ways we help our students to bridge the gap between classroom learning and professional practice. Researchers argue that the gap resides not in the ... More

    pp. 152-156

  9. A Stages of Concern Survey Report of Findings on Educator Technology

    Kolleen Homuth, Central Michigan University; College of Education; Teacher Education and Human Services, United States; Ray Francis, Central Michigan University College of Education Teacher Education and Human Services, United States

    A Stages of Concern Survey Report of Findings on Educator Technology Abstract A Stages of Concern Survey, (SOC) was conducted with preservice teachers in the fall of 2020 focusing on their... More

    pp. 157-174

  10. The Impact of an Online IPE Curriculum Unit on Dietetic Students’ Thinking Regarding A Dietitian’s Role in Healthcare

    Kelly Jackson & Terri L. Kurz, Arizona State University, United States

    Interprofessional education (IPE) is an accreditation requirement and an important component of training for future registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs). The aim of this research was to... More

    pp. 175-180

  11. Application of the Facial Expression Recognition System for the Emotional Analysis of Pre-service Teachers in Teaching Simulations

    Chaeyeon Kim & Jeeheon Ryu, Chonnam National University, Korea (South)

    The present study examines the emotions that influence learning in teaching simulation through theoretical backgrounds and proposes a facial expression recognition system as a breakthrough. To... More

    pp. 181-186

  12. The Effect of College Students ' Mindset on Mastery Goal Orientation : The Mediating Effect of Failure-Tolerance

    XiaoYu Liu, SunAn Choi, DoHwa Kim & Jumi Lee, Chonnam National University Gwangju, South Korea, Korea (South)

    The purpose of this study was to examine effects of college students’ mindset (growth/fixed mindset) on their mastery goal orientation, and to confirm the mediating effect of failure-tolerance... More

    pp. 187-192

  13. Development of Industry Collaborations to Create Authentic Learning Experiences

    Star Matteson, SUNY Oswego, United States

    Abstract Educators often rely on real world applications to create authentic learning experiences for students. One best practices strategy is to establish meaningful and engaging experiences... More

    pp. 193-198

  14. An Early Childhood Engineering Instructional Model

    Lauren Menard, Grand Canyon University, United States

    The current work explored a pedagogical inquiry for teaching K-2 Engineering content. Providing opportunities for exploration, discovery learning, and practical applications of STEM in early... More

    pp. 199-204

  15. Leadership in Technology: One Educational Preparation Program’s Journey for Teaching Educational Technology to Teacher Candidates

    Samantha Mrstik, Georgia Gwinnett College, United States; Rebecca Cooper, Georgia Gwinnet College, United States; Jillian Schreffler, Sacred Heart University, United States

    Technology is a part of every students' daily life. Therefore, teacher education programs need to meet the digital demand and begin to prepare teacher candidates for their future in teaching with ... More

    pp. 205-211

  16. Academics and Beyond: Social-Emotional and Trauma Informed Professional Development for Pre-service Teachers

    Kelly ONeal-Hixson, Melissa Gerleman & Jennie Lauber, Emporia State University, United States

    Research is starting to identify the need for professional development on social emotional learning (SEL) and trauma-informed strategies in the classroom. Teachers need to be prepared to provide... More

    pp. 212-215

  17. Gamification Elements in the Classroom: A Review

    Keri Phillips Christensen, University of North Texas, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to review the gaming components used across classrooms over the last five years to examine how educators are gamifying their classes. Using Nicholas Yee’s framework for... More

    pp. 216-222

  18. Educational Technology Use in Early-Childhood Classrooms: Influence of Teacher Characteristics on Implementation

    Angela Plut, Katy Independent School District, United States; Jana Willis, University of Houston-Clear lake, United States; Michelle Giles, Michelle Peters & Orange Amy, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States

    Researchers will share results of a study that examined perceptions, attitudes, technology proficiency, age, and years of service of early-childhood teachers’ and the impact of those factors on... More

    pp. 223-233

  19. Don’t be Fearful of Feedback: Evaluations That Produce Change in Teaching Strategies and Course Content

    Mary Risacher & Sara Fier, Southwest Minnesota State University, United States

    The traditional Likert scale course evaluation is the most used end of semester course evaluation method. A review of the literature indicates that despite its usefulness, there are also several... More

    pp. 234-237

  20. An Investigation of TPACK Using the Scenario Technique: The Case of a Misconception Related to the Derivative-Limit Relationship

    Zeynep Şahin & Hatice Akkoç, Marmara University, Turkey

    This study aims to investigate PMTs’ TPACK (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge) about student difficulties and misconceptions in the context of the derivative-limit relationship. We used a... More

    pp. 238-243