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  1. Preparing TPACK Ready Preservice Teachers Using Technology Integration During Covid-19 Pandemic

    Michael Spaulding & Clinton Smith, University of Tennessee at Martin, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 1638–1644

    This research is consistent and supports other research that found that utilizing a technology integration course in a teacher education program, helps build TPACK skills among preservice teachers.... More

    pp. 1638-1644

  2. Preparing Preservice Teachers for the Online Classroom

    Rebecca Cooper & Samantha Mrstik, Georgia Gwinnett College - Lawrenceville, GA, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 1553–1557

    Technology is woven throughout our lives now more than ever. Therefore, teacher education programs need to meet the digital demand and begin to prepare teacher candidates for their future in... More

    pp. 1553-1557

  3. Understanding Common Learning Challenges of Elementary School Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Strategies for Social Skills Teaching from Practitioners' Perspectives

    Kuei-Hui Hsiao & Paul E. Resta, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 1535–1539

    This study examined common learning challenges of elementary students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and strategies for social skills teaching in classroom practice. Expert interviews and... More

    pp. 1535-1539

  4. Using Video, Graphic Novels, Video Games and Active Learning to Impact Pre-Service Teachers

    William Robertson, Teacher Education Department, College of Education, the University of Texas at El Paso, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 1478–1482

    The purpose of this presentation and paper is to demonstrate the integration of videos, graphic novels and educational video games as primary content in physical science with active learning... More

    pp. 1478-1482

  5. Teachers As Instructional Designers: Growing Educators' Self-Efficacy Through Science, Technology, and Mathematics (STEM) Professional Development at the Elementary-, Middle-, and High-School Levels

    Pascale Creek Pinner, Hilo Intermediate School, United States; Jan Ray, University of Hawaii at Hilo, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 1458–1465

    Twenty-one elementary-, middle-, and high-school teachers (as a cohort) participated in a STEM professional development (PD) program that focused on supporting teachers as instructional designers... More

    pp. 1458-1465

  6. The Day the Robots Arrived: Use of Telepresence to Support Virtual Experiential Learning in Teacher Education

    Megan Wereley, College of Wooster, United States; Matthew Broda, Department of Education, College of Wooster, United States; Sarah Dunlap, College of Wooster, United States; Ryan Ozar & Gretchen Tefs, Department of Education, College of Wooster, United States; Jayne Blinkhorn, College of Wooster, United States; Andrew Scherson, The College of Wooster, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 1355–1358

    The use of telepresence as a mode of access to support experiential learning in the field as a part of teacher education offers an immersive strategy for providing access by teacher candidates to... More

    pp. 1355-1358

  7. Teacher Education and the Digital divide: A Quantitative Study of Teaching Strategies and Technology to Foster Learning

    Erik Kormos & Kendra Wisdom, Ashland University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 1246–1251

    This manuscript examined the digital divide at the intersection of teaching instructional modality and school settings. Quantitative analysis of more than 400 respondents revealed a significant... More

    pp. 1246-1251

  8. Building a Community and Facilitating Social Presence in an Online Learning Environment: Why? and How?

    Debra De Pryck, University of Antwerp, Belgium; Koen DePryck, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 1188–1190

    While many instructors struggle to get their content online –for many a first time ever and a task done under great pressure—come crucial success factors for online teaching are being overlooked.... More

    pp. 1188-1190

  9. Poster: Learning Analytics as a Part of Design for the Learning Process: How Can Learning Analytics Benefit Learners?

    Päivi Aarreniemi-Jokipelto, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 1117–1122

    Learning analytics (LA) can benefit institutions, teacher trainers, teachers, and students. Different learning management systems provide distinct learning analytics options. According to this... More

    pp. 1117-1122

  10. Why Design Thinking Sucks (in Education)

    Melissa Warr, Arizona State University, United States; Punya Mishra, Arizona State Univeristy, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 1035–1040

    In this paper, we describe design and popularized descriptions of design thinking. We claim that design thinking is often presented in a way that oversimplifies design and devalues expertise. The... More

    pp. 1035-1040

  11. Creative Classrooms 2021 & Beyond: Field-Tested Best Practices

    Daniel A. Tillman, The University of Texas at El Paso, United States; Danah Henriksen & Punya Mishra, Arizona State University, United States; Tracey Hunter-Doniger, College of Charleston, United States; David Slykhuis, University of Northern Colorado, United States; Curby Alexander, Texas Christian University, United States; W. Monty Jones, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 1033–1034

    This panel discussion on “Creative Classrooms 2021 & Beyond” will present field-tested best practices for nurturing creativity in the classroom. The panel includes a group of discussants who each... More

    pp. 1033-1034

  12. Engaging Language Learners through the Use of Virtual Reality and a Robot

    Yu-Li Chen, Chun-Chia Hsu & Chih-Yung Lin, Lunghwa University of Science and Technology, Taiwan

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 906–909

    The purpose of this action research study is to create an application system as a tool and materials for training tour-guiding in English using robots combined with artificial intelligence and... More

    pp. 906-909

  13. Designing the future of undergraduate STEM education: An inter-institutional and interdisciplinary approach

    Benjamin Scragg, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University, United States; Trina Davis, Department of Teaching, Learning, and Culture, Texas A&M University, United States; Michele Norton, Department of Engineering Technology & Industrial Distribution, Texas A&M University, United States; Punya Mishra, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University, United States; Ariel Anbar, School of Earth & Space Exploration, Arizona State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 827–836

    STEM education has received increased attention lately. What has received less attention is what the substance of STEM education can and should be. Effective STEM education requires going beyond... More

    pp. 827-836

  14. Can Online College Composition courses really be considered competency-based learning? New technologies allow for personalized and flexible learning opportunities

    Michelle Bianco & Galia Fussell, Purdue University Global, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 717–721

    Competency-based learning allows students to focus on demonstration of mastery with a focus on career-ready skills (Scheopner, Torres, A., Brett, J., & Cox, J. 2015). Instruction is more... More

    pp. 717-721

  15. Fostering Partnerships, Helping Kids and Putting Down Virtual Roots: Launching a Comprehensive Virtual Community Tutoring Program

    Megan Wereley, College of Wooster, United States; Matthew Broda & Sarah Dunlap, Department of Education, College of Wooster, United States; Jayne Blinkhorn, College of Wooster, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 703–706

    The development of a comprehensive college-based, virtual tutoring program supports the needs of local schools & families during a period of district-wide hybrid learning as well as provides... More

    pp. 703-706

  16. Walking the Talk: Implementing Professional Learning Courses that Engage Teacher-Learners in Best Practices for Remote Classrooms

    Mia Kim Williams, Candace Ryder, Colby Gull & Curtis Biggs, University of Wyoming, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 653–655

    The forced shift in educational contexts necessitated the re-visioning of professional learning in order to meet the evolving needs of teachers. The University of Wyoming, in collaboration with the... More

    pp. 653-655

  17. Infographics: A Methodology for Student Research Presentations and Other Academic Projects

    Adele Weiner, Metropolitan College of New York, United States; Kim Lorber, Ramapo College of New Jersey, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 649–652

    The ability to design infographics challenges students’ technology skills and helps to develop their higher order critical thinking skills to analyze, evaluate and create. This presentation... More

    pp. 649-652

  18. Role-taking as a Scaffolding to Improve Learning Participation in Online Discussion of College Students

    Lindeng Wang, Dandan Gao, Wangqi Shen, Xi Wang & JiaXuan Li, Department of educational information technology, East China Normal University, China

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 643–648

    In online discussions, learning participation will directly affect the effect of online collaborative learning. In this study, the researchers designed the role-taking scaffolding and collected... More

    pp. 643-648

  19. Teacher presence and other suggestions for online teaching: Results of student surveys

    Pavel Samsonov, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States; Alisa LaGroue, Tangipahoa Parish School System, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 630–642

    The study is based on the surveys offered to students at the end of a course on educational technology. Most students opted for the hybrid mode of teaching. Based on the surveys, focus on teacher... More

    pp. 630-642

  20. Practice Project-based learning in blended learning to Improve the Teaching Design Ability of Normal University Students

    Yankun Qin & Hanbing Yan, East China Normal University, China

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2021 (Mar 29, 2021) pp. 624–629

    In the current process of training normal university students, there exists the problem of insufficient application of knowledge in normal university students, which leads to the students'... More

    pp. 624-629