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  1. Student Engagement: Best Practices in a K-5 Blended Learning Environment

    Cindy Prouty, Arlington School District, United States; Loredana Werth, Northwest Nazarene University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1717–1724

    The purpose of this study was to investigate best practices in a K-5 blended learning environment and to determine if tablet usage increases student engagement as observed through on-task conduct, ... More

    pp. 1717-1724

  2. Flipping for Flexibility: Tools for Differentiating Instruction within the Flipped Environment

    Eric Carbaugh, Kristina Doubet, David Slykhuis, Steve Purcell & Richard Clemens, James Madison University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1588–1591

    An increasing number of classrooms are moving to the Flipped model of instruction (Bergmann & Sams, 2012). According to survey data collected by the Flipped Learning Network and Sophia Learning,... More

    pp. 1588-1591

  3. iPads in UAE University Classrooms: Implications for Teaching and Learning

    Fida Atallah & Rana Tamim, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates; Linda Colburn, Bemidji State University, United States; Lina El Saadi, College of Education - Zayed University, United Arab Emirates

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1576–1581

    This paper describes a research study that aimed at investigating students' perceptions of the advantages of iPad use for learning; challenges facing successful use; and preferences for iPad use to... More

    pp. 1576-1581

  4. Research Panel on Professional Development and Teacher Preparation for K-12 Online and Blended Settings

    Scott Petri, Los Angeles Unified School District, United States; Susan Poyo, Kathy McVey & Mary Lucille Smith, Franciscan University of Steubenville, United States; Keryn Pratt, University of Otago, New Zealand

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1509–1511

    This panel will bring together leading experts to explore the research related to teaching roles in K-12 online and blended classrooms. Scott Petri will discuss how MOOCs can be used as a mechanism... More

    pp. 1509-1511

  5. Collaboration Practices and Attitudes for Students in Cyber Charter Classrooms

    Hanna Mincemoyer & Victoria Raish, Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1485–1491

    This study explores the attitudes of middle school students enrolled in a cyber charter science course. It aims to add student-centered research to a somewhat new field in the educational landscape... More

    pp. 1485-1491

  6. Online Credit Recovery - Reducing the Stress and Strain on Teachers and Classrooms!

    Ryan Hauber, Saskatoon Catholic Cyber School, Canada

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) p. 1477

    For the past four years, our Cyber School has been offering access to credit recovery units online. We offer over 50 asynchronous online high school courses and allow for students to take... More

    p. 1477

  7. Potential Benefits and Implications of Active Learning Classrooms

    Amanda Haruch, Cassidy Hall, Royce Kimmons & Bradley Clark, University of Idaho, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1346–1347

    In April 2014, our center opened its advanced technologies learning lab. The lab is equipped with six interactive displays, five collaboration stations, an AMX switching system, and a variety of... More

    pp. 1346-1347

  8. Information Technology Personnel’s Perceptions of Barriers to Technology Implementation in Rural Schools

    Jason Beach, Tennessee Technological University, United States; Hannah Webster, White County Schools, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1321–1327

    This study sought to discover what barriers exist in equipping schools with technology, especially within school systems classified as rural and low-income. In this interpretive case study, the... More

    pp. 1321-1327

  9. Assessment of PreK-12 Educators’ Skill and Practice in Technology & Digital Media Integration

    Dawn Sherman, Discovery Communications / University of Maryland - College Park, United States; Shayla Cornick, Discovery Communications, LLC, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1286–1291

    The integration of technology and digital media -- including interactive whiteboards, tablets, computer-based simulations, and digital textbooks -- has become increasingly popular in PreK-12... More

    pp. 1286-1291

  10. Instructors’ First Time Experience with iPads in Traditional Classrooms

    Ju Park, Indiana University Northwest, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1015–1017

    This pilot study examines how faculty members have positively and negatively experienced the use of Apple iPads at physical classroom (brick & mortar classroom), supported by the Faculty Learning... More

    pp. 1015-1017

  11. Constructing Electronic Word Games to Improve Students' Vocabulary

    Margaret McGregor, Chicago Public Schools/National-Louis University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 803–808

    This poster session will present strategies for developing content specific, leveled electronic games in upper grade elementary classrooms in order to improve vocabulary. Included are two games... More

    pp. 803-808

  12. Creating Creative Classrooms: Field-tested Best Practices

    Daniel Tillman, University of Texas at El Paso, United States; Shaunna Smith, Texas State University - San Marcos, United States; Song An, The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), United States; Punya Mishra & Danah Henriksen, Michigan State University, United States; Jonathan Cohen, Georgia State University, United States; David Slykhuis, James Madison University, United States; Curby Alexander, Texas Christian University, United States; Joyce Asing-Cashman, The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), United States; Carlos Paez, Navajo Technical University, United States; Annette Siemssen, Cameron Wilson & Sandy Romo, The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP), United States; W. Monty Jones, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 137–140

    This roundtable discusses research on the utilization of innovative digital design technologies to support current and future teachers in their efforts creating creative classrooms—such as... More

    pp. 137-140

  13. An Examination of EFL Teachers’ Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK)

    Ahmet Oguz Akcay, Rae Mancilla & Nihat Polat, Duquesne University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1–3

    Computer tools are increasingly integrated in English as Foreign (EFL) curricula. Integrating technology in English language curriculum is necessary for preparing 21st century learners. Teachers’... More

    pp. 1-3

  14. Using Digital Storytelling to Prepare New Teachers for Multicultural and Digital Natives’ Classrooms

    Agnes Chigona, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1708–1713

    : The 21 Century learners are said to be digital natives. They have increased exposure to new technologies such that are more skilled than their teachers in the use of digital technologies.... More

    pp. 1708-1713

  15. Supporting Faculty with Media Equipped Classrooms: Considerations for Design and Implementation

    James A. Anderson

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    This paper gives an overview of the Media Equipped Classroom (MEC) program at the State University of New York at Buffalo. In 1988 a study was undertaken to explore alternate ways of providing... More

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  16. The Use of Computers to Enhance Science Instruction in Pre-School and K-3 Classrooms

    Robert E. Yager

    Journal of Computing in Childhood Education Vol. 4, No. 2 (1993) pp. 125–36

    Reviews problems with the use of the computer for science instruction in preschool and primary school classrooms. Describes efforts by educators enrolled in the Iowa Chautauqua Program to adapt... More

    pp. 125-36

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  17. The Effect and Value of Newspapers in Education in the Twenty-First Century

    Jan Vincens Steen

    Educational Media International Vol. 29, No. 3 (1992) pp. 193–95

    Considers the possible uses of newspapers in the classrooms of the future based on experiences from the Newspapers in Education (NIE) project in Norway. Topics discussed include world population... More

    pp. 193-95

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  18. Communicative Competence in Audio Classrooms: A Position Paper for the CADE 1991 Conference

    Liz Burge

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    Classroom practitioners need to move their attention away from the technological and logistical competencies required for audio conferencing (AC) to the required communicative competencies in order... More

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  19. Training Student-Teachers in the Use of Computers in Science Classrooms

    Jehuda Huppert & Reuven Lazarowitz

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    In this study a program for using computers in science classrooms was developed and implemented in a preservice training course for secondary biology teachers (N=31; 8 males and 23 females) in... More

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  20. Trading Places: When Teachers Utilize Student Expertise in Technology-Intensive Classrooms

    Cathy Ringstaff

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    Utilizing self-report data from 32 elementary and secondary teachers, this longitudinal, qualitative study examines the role shifts of both teachers and students as they adapted to teaching and... More

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