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  1. Moving from the Traditional Class to ITVN and Web-Based Classes: Successes and Pitfalls at a HBCU

    Pamela Freeman, Wanda Johnson & William Ross, Prairie View A&M University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3417–3423

    On the eve of a new century, there is an unprecedented demand for and a great diversification in higher education, as well as an increased awareness of its vital importance for universities and... More

    pp. 3417-3423

  2. Keyboard skills facilitating effective computer literacy

    Estelle Bruhns, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3346–3352

    Abstract: South Africa is a developing Third World country with some pockets of First World wealth and technology. This means that a different approach to technology transfer is needed in the... More

    pp. 3346-3352

  3. Exploring Uncharted Waters: Developing an English Proficiency Courseware for Jamaican Teachers Colleges

    Clement Lambert, University of the West Indies, Jamaica

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3233–3238

    Jamaica, like other "Developing" nations has prioritized technology as a means of improving its economic well-being since the turn of the 21st Century. The procurement of funding from the... More

    pp. 3233-3238

  4. Change or Growth--A Question of Choices: Implementing IBEP in a 9-Month Intensive Post-Baccalaureate Program Utilizing Adjunct Faculty

    Suzanne Thompson & Don Trickel, University of Denver, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3076–3081

    paper describes the process and outcomes of a 3-year project to embed information-based educational practice (IBEP) into the Teacher Education Program (TEP) at the University of Denver. TEP... More

    pp. 3076-3081

  5. Training Teachers to Integrate Technology: A Program Reflection

    Allison McKissack, St. Edward's University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2983–2984

    A former federally funded Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology grant, The Building Teams and Tools for Teaching (BT3) Consortium trained more than 180 preservice teachers, 160 inservice ... More

    pp. 2983-2984

  6. Moving Forward with Teams and Tools that Infuse Technology in Education

    Allison McKissack, St. Edward's University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2981–2982

    A former federally funded Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology grant, The Building Teams and Tools for Teaching (BT3) Consortium trained more than 180 preservice teachers, 160 inservice ... More

    pp. 2981-2982

  7. The Efficacy of Providing Basic Computer Troubleshooting Skills to Pre-Service Teachers

    William Doherty, Truckee Meadows Community College, United States; Kenneth Gibson, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2828–2832

    Abstract: As part of the PT3 funded Technology in Teacher Education – Nevada (TITE-N) project, a partnership was formed between the University of Nevada, Reno and Truckee Meadows Community College ... More

    pp. 2828-2832

  8. Factors influencing Pre-Service teachers’ attitudes towards using a Moodle environment for teaching and learning.

    Pamela Cowan, Queen's University Belfast, United Kingdom

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2817–2824

    Based on the success of the NOF training in Northern Ireland, the Department of Education have launched a new strategy, emPowering Schools, to encourage teachers to continue embedding ICT and e... More

    pp. 2817-2824

  9. The Role of Mental Models in Transfer of Technology Training for Preservice Teachers – A Matter of Self-Efficacy

    Liesl Combs & Michael Evans, Virginia Tech School of Education, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2810–2814

    Technology integration is one of the most rapidly increasing areas of education. As schools introduce more equipment, teachers are being directed to design suitable instruction. Many teachers,... More

    pp. 2810-2814

  10. A Web-Based Model for Improving Learning and Practice in Non-Traditional Settings

    Jennifer Vermillion, University of Connecticut, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2752–2754

    As new technologies evolve and develop, educators seek new and pioneering ways to utilize technology for the enhancement of learning. The Free Clinic Model for volunteer training is a powerful... More

    pp. 2752-2754

  11. New Mexico Laptop Learning Initiative: The Second-year Impact on One School District

    David Rutledge & James Durán, New Mexico State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2386–2394

    Qualitative and quantitative results of the second year of the New Mexico Laptop Learning Initiative (NMLLI) suggest that teachers, students, and their communities support this initiative to... More

    pp. 2386-2394

  12. Can ICTs Help Student Teachers Overcome Teaching Challenges Encountered During their Field Practice ? The Case of 1723 Student Teachers from Montreal (Canada)

    Thierry Karsenti, Colette Gervais, Stephane Villeneuve & Michel Lepage, University of Montreal, Canada

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2290–2294

    Practical training is an important aspect of teacher education programs in Quebec (Canada) universities. Student teachers spend one hundred and twenty days of their four-year university program... More

    pp. 2290-2294

  13. Designing Electronic Performance Support System to Facilitate Computer-based Software Training

    Jui-long Hung, Monsicha Kittikunanant & Ke Zhang, Texas Tech University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2260–2262

    This study will focus on investigating the effectiveness of EPSS in computer-based software training. A computer-based software training program with embedded EPSS for Microsoft Excel will be... More

    pp. 2260-2262

  14. Computer Use in Kenyan Secondary Schools: Implications for Teacher Professional Development

    Lusike Wabuyele, Waltham Public Schools, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2084–2090

    This study investigated teachers' and administrators' perceptions and experiences towards computer use in Kenyan classrooms. Results from in-depth interviews, participant observations and document ... More

    pp. 2084-2090

  15. Triangular model to determine the appropriate e-media for teaching accounting core course

    Saowanee Sitchawat, Thammasat University, Thailand

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2047–2050

    Effective information acquisition and utilization is a key success factor in the real world, especially in the digital age. In 2004 Thammasat Business School, Thailand initiated a 5-year joint... More

    pp. 2047-2050

  16. Using Computer Based Games in the Educational and Corporate Environment

    Rayme Pastore, Saint Barnabas Health Care System, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1393–1394

    This discussion will focus on game based learning and showcase a demonstration using a computer game that has been developed in Macromedia Flash and is similar to a TV's Millionaire. Game based... More

    pp. 1393-1394

  17. Effect of Experience in Immersive VR on Application Image

    Ayako Mio, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1385–1392

    Application for education has been expected and many trials are done. However contents for class or school activity which educators can give ideas are never found. In our previous research, we... More

    pp. 1385-1392

  18. Mentoring Program: The Bridge between Faculty and Technology Integration

    Ismail Sahin, Iowa State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1322–1327

    Although colleges and universities have available technology and arrange training programs for faculty, technology is not being used at an expected level (Spotts, 1999). Thus, faculty members in... More

    pp. 1322-1327

  19. The Integration of Technology into the Public Speaking Classroom

    Meghan Yancy, University of Cincinnati, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1088–1094

    The present research questions, "Is technology being integrated into introductory level public speaking classrooms in a manner that will allow its students to be prepared for a technology-savvy... More

    pp. 1088-1094

  20. Educators’ Attitudes toward Online Professional Development

    Marv Howard, Iowa State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 920–923

    The importance of improving professional development is an ongoing issue. A growing body of research shows that improving teacher knowledge and teaching skills is essential to raising student... More

    pp. 920-923