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SITE 1995--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference



Jerry Willis; Bernard Robin; Dee Anna Willis

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 227

  1. Dedication to Mary Milo Planow

  2. Empowerment: Media Literacy Through the Precepts of a Global Multicultural Curriculum

    Joanne Bodin, University of New Mexico

    In this age of electronic learning, as advances in technology make possible global mass communication, a new literacy or new “illiteracy” as it has also been called (Aronowitz as cited in Giroux... More

    pp. 3-7

  3. Computer Use in an Elementary Multicultural Classroom

    InØs MÆrquez Chisholm, Arizona State University West

    How teachers manage, supplement, and use classroom computers greatly determines what and how children learn with technology. Academic and personal success in the information age largely depends on ... More

    pp. 8-12

  4. Multimedia Multicultural Instruction: Exploring Diversity with a Non- Diverse Student Population

    Susan E. Anderson, Texas Christian University

    One of the current challenges facing teacher education programs is preparing preservice teachers to integrate technology into instruction. The typical lack of technology integration in the teacher ... More

    pp. 13-17

  5. Building Bridges: TESOL and Technology

    Ana Huerta-Macias, New Mexico State University

    Technology is an area that permeates our lives; yet its potential for educational use has not yet been tapped — particularly as it relates to meeting the needs of second language learners. Hunt and... More

    pp. 18-22

  6. A Model for International Education and Cooperation

    Patrick J. Casey, University of Hartford

    The rapid development of computer technology and its introduction into the process of schooling has caused great concern among educational leaders, particularly in third world and developing... More

    pp. 23-25

  7. Use of A Distance Training Program for Teachers of Mexican Indian Languages

    Harold Ormsby, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropolog(cid:237)a Social (CIESAS), MØxico

    The program outlined here is expected to begin experimentally during 1995. Most of the program will be given at a distance with heavy reliance on e-mail and other sorts of telecommunications,... More

    pp. 26-29

  8. An English Course by and for Telecommunications

    Patricia Castillo-Schwartz, National Autonomous University of MØxico

    A one-year course is being developed and piloted by the Academic Computing Center of the National Autono- More

    pp. 30-31

  9. Creating a Space for Interactive Education: The Iberoamerican Association of Educational Television

    Isabell Kempf, UNESCO Regional Office for Education in Latin America and the Caribbean

    In 1991 the Government of Spain invited the Iberoamerican Ministers of Education to use the satellite HISPASAT, launched by Spain, to create a system of distance education. Within this framework... More

    pp. 32-36

  10. Multimedia Resources for Teaching Education: An Internationally Transferable Resource?


    The University of Exeter in England is developing multimedia resources for student teachers to enhance and improve courses for large numbers across the UK. Now, half way through this three year... More

    pp. 37-39

  11. Teaching Teachers to Change: The Place of Change Theory in the Technology Education of Teachers

    Brent Robinson, University of Cambridge, UK

    Goals, in the absence of a theory about how to achieve them, are mere wishful thinking. (Wise 1977) More

    pp. 40-44

  12. Comparing Attitudes Toward Computers of Polish and American Prospective Teachers

    Stanislaw Ubermanowicz, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland

    The work presented here is a second report from a longrange project on studying students’ attitudes toward computers. The project started from our skepticism of the wide-spread belief that... More

    pp. 45-48

  13. Training Students in Russia to Teach Mathematics with Information Technologies

    Mikhail M. Bouniaev, Southern Utah University and Moscow Pedagogical State University

    The system of training future math teachers in Russia, as well as in the former Soviet Union, has been in a state of transformation, innovation and adjustment during the last 25 years. However,... More

    pp. 49-52

  14. China: Impressions and Continuing Connections

    Nancy P. Hunt, California State University, Fresno

    Great effort is being expended to make China a major world power in the next century. The tremendous building boom in Beijing and other major cities is unprecedented in all of China’s history. Her ... More

    pp. 53-56

  15. Development and Dissemination of the First Major CMI System for Chinese Schools

    Julie Qiu Bao, Shippensburg University

    As we are racing along the Information Super Highway and becoming fascinated by the increasingly amazing educational software, has one ever wondered how this wonderful, yet expensive, technology... More

    pp. 57-60

  16. A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Computer Attitudes among Preservice Teachers

    Yuen-kuang Liao, National Hsinchu Teachers, Taiwan

    pp. 61-65

  17. Experiences in the Development, Dissemination & Use of Computer Based Materials in India


    Training methods and media change with successive developments in technology. Each new technique which thus emerges competes for the attention of training managers, teachers, and learners. The most... More

    pp. 66-68

  18. Technology, Problem Solving and Gender Issues: A Focus For Teacher Change

    Sonja Kung, U. of Wisconsin Stevens Point

    As computers become a part of our society, more emphasis is placed on their use in schools. With the incorporation of reform documents oriented toward the 21st century (i.e., NCTM Curriculum and... More

    pp. 69-72

  19. Observation and Analysis of Mathematics Students Using Computer Technology

    Pamela T. Barber-Freeman, Mississippi State University

    Perhaps the most evaded of all topics in schools is the issue of gender... As girls mature they confront a culture that both idealizes and exploits the sexuality of young women while assigning them... More

    pp. 73-74

  20. Technology and Civic Education: New Directions - New Issues

    Richard A. Diem, The University of Texas at San Antonio

    The United States is in the midst of a revolution as powerful as any movement in human history. This revolution, which could best be called the “mental communications revolution”, is being brought ... More

    pp. 76-77