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SITE 2001--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

2001

Editors

Jerry Price; Dee Anna Willis; Niki Davis; Jerry Willis

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Number of papers: 23

  1. Using Adobe Acrobat for Electronic Portfolio Development

    Helen Barrett, Univ. of Alaska Anchorage, United States

    Adobe's Portable Document Format is the ideal container for electronic portfolio reflections connected to digital artifacts. This paper describes the software environment, and then describes the... More

    pp. 9-14

  2. Discetech: Advanced Training on Technologies and Didactic for Italian Teachers

    Mario A. Bochicchio, Roberto Paiano & Giuseppina Marselli, Univ. of Lecce, Italy; Paolo Paolini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

    The Discetech project was conceived in 1996 at Politecnico di Milano (Italy) to integrate technological training and educational practice. In Discetech, in fact, we train teachers on the use of... More

    pp. 15-19

  3. Audio on the Web: Enhance On-line Instruction with Digital Audio

    Brenda J. Gerth, University of Victoria, Canada

    People only retain 20% of what they see and 30% of what they hear. But they remember 50% of what they see and hear, and as much as 80% of what they see, hear and do simultaneously (Computer... More

    pp. 45-50

  4. Developing Intercultural Understanding Via the Internet: Canadian Student Teachers and English Students in China Study World Literature Together

    Jim Greenlaw, St. Francis Xavier Univ., Canada

    In this project English students at a Chinese university and Secondary English Education student teachers at a Canadian University used e-mail to discuss with each other their interpretations of... More

    pp. 328-333

  5. THE DILEMMA OF TEACHER TRANING

    Alfred Bork, University of California, United States

    In 1957 the Soviets put up the first earth satellite, Sputnik I. For education in the United States this was a traumatic event. Until that time, many (but not all) people, including the popular... More

    pp. 467-472

  6. VisionQuest © : Teacher Development Model for Scaffolding Technology Integration

    Peggy A. Ertmer, Purdue Univ., United States

    The professional development model proposed here builds on and extends the use of VisionQuest © , a CD-ROM teacher development tool designed to help teachers envision and achieve technology... More

    pp. 833-839

  7. In-Service Teacher Development for Fostering Problem-Based Integration of Technology

    James Lehman & Peggy Ertmer, Purdue Univ., United States; Kathleen Keck & Kathleen Steele, Crawfordsville (IN) Community Schools, United States

    This paper reports on professional development approach, used in an Indiana-based Technology Innovation Challenge Grant, for middle and high school teachers designed to promote problem-centered... More

    pp. 935-940

  8. When Attitudes Change, Do Changes in Practice Follow?

    Priscilla Norton & Nancy Farrell, George Mason Univ., United States

    In order to meet the challenge of teacher education responsive to the integration of the newer electronic technologies, the Integrating Technology in Schools (ITS) Program leading to a Masters of... More

    pp. 959-964

  9. Innovative Course Design as Action Research: Instructional Technology for Teacher Education

    Madhumita Bhattacharya & Cameron Richards, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    This paper reports on an innovative approach adopted in the training of tertiary education teachers in instructional technology. An integrated approach was adopted to increase the motivation of... More

    pp. 1052-1057

  10. What We Wish Our Teachers Knew: Eighth Grade Students Speak Out

    Molly Gibson, Hannah Marshall, George Bennum & Will Courtney, Stowe Middle School, United States

    What do teachers need to know and be able to do with technology in a middle-grades classroom? This research project by four middle-grades students set out to accomplish two objectives: 1. Survey ... More

    pp. 1089-1092

  11. SCRIPTING A LESSON: A METHOD TO ASSIST THE DESIGNING OF PERSONALIZED LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS

    Michel Labour, Université De Valenciennes, France; Laurent Verclytte, Valenciennes, France; Nicolas Vieville & Sylvie Leleu-Merviel, Université De Valenciennes, France

    One of the challenges of teaching is to ensure the learning content is not only meaningful to learners, but also has the desired educational impact on the quality of their learning. All too often, ... More

    pp. 1111-1116

  12. Middle School Education and CD ROM Technology

    Gregory MacKinnon & Joseph Bellefontaine, Acadia Univ., Canada

    This paper presents a cursory overview of CD ROM applications to instruction. This is followed up by a specific example of how a CD ROM resource was created for use in a Middle School Teacher... More

    pp. 1444-1449

  13. MULTI-MEDIA APPROACHES TO TEACHER CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: DEALING WITH DISRUPTIVE PUPILS

    Tony van der Kuyl & Jim O'Brien, The University of Edinburgh

    Concerns about how teachers deal with disruptive pupils led to the Scottish Executive funding the development of a CDRom to be used for teacher professional development. The Project involved... More

    pp. 1460-1465

  14. EARTH2CLASS: A UNIQUE WORKSHOP/ON-LINE/DISTANCE-LEARNING TEACHER TRAINING PROJECT

    Frederico Baggio, Joseph Ortiz & Cristiana Assumpção, Columbia University, United States; Michael J. Passow, White Plains Middle School, New York, United States; Kelly Corder, New Economy Networks, United States

    "Earth2Class" (E2C) is a unique science, math, and technology learning resource for K-12 students, teachers, and administrators created through the collaboration of researchers at the Lamont... More

    pp. 2473-2477

  15. Teacher's Stages of Development in Using Visualization Tools for Inquiry-Based Science: The Case of Project VISM

    Michael T. Charles, Eastern Michigan University, United States; Robert A. Kolvoord, James Madison University, United States

    Scientific visualization tools have shown tremendous promise in drawing today's increasingly visual learners into in-depth inquiries in mathematics and science. One of the critical questions... More

    pp. 2480-2485

  16. Sustainable Environmental Education for Brasilian Teachers

    Lenise Aparecida Martins Garcia & Doris Santos Faria, Universidade de Brasilia, Brazil

    Environmental Education (EE) is considered, in international declarations and in brasilian laws, as a dimension of the Education itself. One implication of this is that all teachers are involved in... More

    pp. 2506-2509

  17. The Internet science education environment (ROL)

    Zdena Lustigova & Stanislav Zelenda, Charles University Prague, Czech Republic

    Paper deals with the ROL (Remote and Open Laboratory) - a component of the open educational and informational electronic supportive environment for science education of a broad scale of target... More

    pp. 2516-2521

  18. The LPII Simulation: A Lesson-planning Tool for Preservice Teachers

    Harold Strang & Ronald Clark, Univ. of Virginia, United States

    This paper describes the key features of the LPII, a Visual Basic simulation that is designed to help preservice teachers to gain insights in planning effective lessons for both motivated and... More

    pp. 2563-2566

  19. Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust: An Extensive Online Resource for Teachers

    Ann Barron, Brendan Calandra & Kate Kemker, Univ. of South Florida, United States

    The Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust is a large, instructional website with over 7,000 HTML pages. It was designed and developed by graduate students in the Instructional Technology program and... More

    pp. 2568-2573

  20. The Need for Assistive Technology in Educational Technology

    Terence Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States

    This paper will address definitions, services, levels of technology and application of assistive technology concepts as they relates to education. An overview of the NCATE and ISTE guidelines... More

    pp. 2610-2616