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  1. Computer Technology Education in Teacher Preparation - A Review on How to Train Pre-service Teachers to Use Technology in Their Future Classroom

    Ying Wang, Indiana University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3649–3654

    The traditional one-course technology training for pre-service teachers cannot serve the needs to prepare teachers to effectively use technology in K-12 classrooms. Integrating technology into... More

    pp. 3649-3654

  2. Technology and Teaching: Comparison of Three Professional Development Programs

    Catherine Schifter, Temple University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3604–3607

    The real tests of the impact of technology professional development in classrooms are teachers demonstrating uses computers in pedagogically appropriate ways and enhanced student achievement.... More

    pp. 3604-3607

  3. MentorPlace - Connecting Teacher Candidates with K-12 students from Urban Schools

    Christian Penny & Marlene Goss, West Chester University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3583–3587

    In 2004 West Chester University of Pennsylvania became the first University institution to use IBM's MentorPlace interface designing a classroom-to-classroom model. Our goal was to provide an... More

    pp. 3583-3587

  4. Essential Internet savvy for teaching and learning

    Marcia Lamkin, Arkansas State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3484–3488

    Classroom teachers and school staff developers can both be and instruct more savvy Internet researchers. The need for these skills is supported in the literature on digital learning and computers ... More

    pp. 3484-3488

  5. Factors Influencing the Use of Teacher-Created Course Websites in the Classroom

    Adam Friedman & Richard Hartshorne, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3424–3426

    Unlike the use of course websites at the university level, there has been little research addressing the creation and use of course websites by K-12 teachers, how teacher-created course websites... More

    pp. 3424-3426

  6. Robotics: Implementing Problem Based Learning in Teacher Education and Field Experience

    Mary Jane Ford, Gail H. Dack & Louise Prejean, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3410–3416

    Teacher education candidates enrolled in the "Technology in the Classroom" course are introduced to problem based learning through a series of robotic challenges of increasing complexity. As... More

    pp. 3410-3416

  7. Using a Hybrid Lab to Teach Computers in the Classroom

    Michael Blocher, Mary Lane-Kelso, Laura Sujo de Montes, Shadow Armfield, Hong Zhan & Gary Karcz, Northern Arizona University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3321–3323

    Preparing pre-service teachers to be competent in using computers in the classroom has been a challenge due to the various platforms of computers currently in use in classrooms. The faculty at... More

    pp. 3321-3323

  8. Relationships that Work: Building a Successful K-12/University Educational Technology Collaborative

    Susan Albaugh & Dennis Pipes, University of Virginia, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3284–3287

    The Technology Infusion Project (TIP) is a K-12/university educational technology collaborative that partners an education student with an inservice teacher in a local classroom to work in a... More

    pp. 3284-3287

  9. Pre-service teachers and media: Past experiences and present practices

    Robert Prickett, Centenary College of Louisiana, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3247–3251

    With media as an integral part of society, it is of public interest for students to become critical consumers. Media literacy is more probable when teachers are prepared to plan and use media... More

    pp. 3247-3251

  10. ClassSim: Preparing Tomorrows Teachers for Classroom Reality

    Lisa Kervin, Brian Ferry & Lisa Carrington, University of Wollongong, Australia

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3204–3211

    This paper reports on an on-line simulation that we have developed to support our pre-service teacher education program. The purpose of this paper is three fold: first it reports on the need... More

    pp. 3204-3211

  11. Design of Classroom Web Sites: Support for Elementary Literacy Programs

    Elizabeth Baker, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3182–3186

    Designing a web site for an elementary classroom can be a daunting task for elementary teachers. The purpose of this paper is to help elementary teachers and teacher educators make successful... More

    pp. 3182-3186

  12. simSchool - Today's Preservice Students Prepare for Tomorrow's Classrooms

    Melanie Zibit, SimSchool PT3 Project, United States; David Gibson, simSchool PT3 - Vermont Institutes, United States; Bill Halverson, simSchool PT3, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3130–3136

    Forces are buffeting today's schools and institutions, impacting teachers' abilities in the classroom. Too many new teachers enter the classroom unprepared to make decisions and manage a classroom ... More

    pp. 3130-3136

  13. Promoting Reflectivity Through Technology

    John Siskar,, Center For Excellence in Urban and Rural Education, Buffalo State College, United States; Marion Barnett, Elementary Education and Reading, Buffalo State College, United States; Tom Giambrone, Mathematics, Buffalo State College, United States; Dennis Mike & Kim Truesdell, Elementary Education and Reading, Buffalo State College, United States; Phyllis Thompson, Art Education, Buffalo State College, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3055–3062

    The presentation concentrates on the progress made during the 2003 -2005 phase of the PT3 research grant. The overall goal of this project is to develop a clearly defined and sequential series of... More

    pp. 3055-3062

  14. Evidence Based Improvement of Teacher Practices

    Arthur Recesso, Michael Hannafin, Benjamin Deaton, Craig Shepherd & Peter Rich, Learning & Performance Support Lab, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3026–3031

    Emerging technologies are providing means through which teachers can easily and systematically collect and analyze evidence. Video Analysis Tool (VAT) is a web-based software program that was... More

    pp. 3026-3031

  15. What if PowerPoint became emPowerPoint (through CPoint)?

    Andrea Kohlhase, University Bremen, Germany

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2934–2938

    Information and Communication Technology hasn't advanced as much in educational scenarios as expected. In this paper we analyze the difference of classroom assumptions for ICT in colleges in... More

    pp. 2934-2938

  16. Everyday Assistive Technology for Young Children

    Barbara FoulksBoyd, Radford University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2844–2847

    Assistive technology uses for young children in the regular classroom are presented. These technologies are helpful to the regular classroom teacher and all young children, not just those with... More

    pp. 2844-2847

  17. Action Research: An Approach to Developing Technology-Using Field Placement Sites

    Andrea Brothman & Kira Kingren, Bank Street College of Education, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2784–2785

    Through Project ConTExT, a PT3 grant, Bank Street College helped teachers develop and implement action-research projects in their classrooms to look closely at how technology can support diverse... More

    pp. 2784-2785

  18. Using Database-Driven Interaction in a Preservice Technology-Integration Course

    Leaunda Hemphill, Jing Yu & Xianfeng Yang, Western Illinois University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2533–2536

    In this presentation, the use of database-driven instruction in a preservice technology-integration course will be described and demonstrated. Classroom web-evaluation activities were modified for ... More

    pp. 2533-2536

  19. The importance of generating student-to-student interaction in a distance education environment

    William Davis, National Defense University, United States; Robert Lucking, Old Dominion University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2495–2502

    Research has indicated the importance of student-to-student interaction in the adult learning environment. This presentation will show why generating interaction in the virtual classroom is... More

    pp. 2495-2502

  20. A Case for Real Classroom Technology Integration

    Diane Truckenbrod, Little Wound High School, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2432–2433

    Truckenbrod, Diane L. "A Case for Real Classroom Technology Integration." Technology integration to streamline the academic process from the classroom to administration. Using technology to aid... More

    pp. 2432-2433