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SITE 2004--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

2004

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Richard Ferdig; Caroline Crawford; Roger Carlsen; Niki Davis; Jerry Price; Roberta Weber; Dee Anna Willis

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Number of papers: 22

  1. Teacher E-Portfolio Communities: Diffusion of Design Knowledge as a Catalyst for Teacher Learning

    Christopher Hartmann & Brendan Calandra, Georgia State University, United States

    We present results from a study of the use of electronic portfolios in an undergraduate preparation program for mathematics teachers. We describe parallel developments in: (1) the use of hypermedia... More

    pp. 110-117

  2. From Silos to Communities: Addressing Electronic Isolation Through Interactivities

    Ruth Gannon Cook, DePaul University, United States; Caroline M. Crawford, Univ. of Houston Clear Lake, United States

    This study reviewed instructional design principles that incorporated electronic interactivities into electronic instruction to see if these interactivities helped to focus the learner's... More

    pp. 445-452

  3. Using a Metacognitive Scaffold to Support Critical Thinking about Web Content

    Sribhagyam Srinivasan, Steven Crooks & Qingfu Wang, College of Education, Texas Tech University, United States

    Abstract: This study was designed primarily to examine the effect of metacognitive scaffolding through the use of web-prompts in order to support critical thinking about web content. Fifty-eight... More

    pp. 701-706

  4. Qualitative meta-analysis for social justice: The creation of an on-line diversity resources database

    Ann Potts, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States; Megan Boler, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University/University of Toronto, United States; David Hicks, Peter Doolittle, Susan Ariew, Cecile Cachaper, Kathleen Carico & Robert Prickett, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States

    This paper describes the creation of an online diversity resources database using methods borrowed from meta-ethnography. The primary aim of this database, known as the Diversity Resources Database... More

    pp. 832-836

  5. Computer-Assisted Collaborative Learning in Taiwan: An Experimental Study

    Wei-Fan Chen, Chung-Pei Chuang & Tsung-Yen Chuang, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    This study investigated the effect of prior knowledge and teamwork process (CACL with open discussion versus problem-based discussion) on individual learning achievements for middle primary... More

    pp. 872-875

  6. Scientifically-Based Research: Postcards From the Edge

    Amy Overbay, Lisa Grable & Ellen Vasu, College of Education, NC State University, United States

    This paper reports on the research design and implications stemming from a statewide evaluation developed during a Department of Education Title IID (EETT) grant. This paper will introduce NCLB... More

    pp. 992-996

  7. Are we there yet? The journey of ICT integration

    Petrea Redmond, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Katie Brown, Newtown State School, Australia

    Abstract: "Are we there yet, are we there yet, how much longer?" This plea can be heard from teachers throughout the world. The ICT integration pioneers beam at the thought of what's next, however ... More

    pp. 1001-1008

  8. The Influence of Self-Efficacy on Teacher’s Practice of Using Computers in the Classroom

    David Piper & Dana Austin, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    Abstract: This study, which surveyed 160 teachers, explores the influence of self-efficacy on teachers' practices of using computers in the classroom. Self-efficacy demonstrated influence in three ... More

    pp. 1365-1371

  9. Virtual Learning for Human Rights: Qualitative inquiry into educators' learning experiences in an online course about human rights education

    Jae-Eun Joo, Harvard Graduate School of Education, United States

    This research aims to explore how diverse human rights educators engage in an online course about context-sensitive and controversial issues related to human rights education (HRE) through... More

    pp. 1761-1765

  10. A Strategy for Technology Training as Part of a Master’s Program Conducted at a School Site

    Stephen Adams, California State University, Long Beach, United States

    This case study evaluates a field-based strategy for training in-service elementary teachers to use technology that involved a course taken by a cohort of students in an on-site M.A. program in... More

    pp. 1899-1906

  11. College is in the Palm of My Hand: Using PDAs in Teacher Education

    Teresa Franklin, Colleen Sexton, Yong Lu & Hongyan Ma, Ohio University, United States

    Handheld and portable computing devices have evolved into powerful and affordable learning tools which can access the Internet, download curriculum, send email, and perform many of the same... More

    pp. 2166-2168

  12. CyberArt Pedagogy

    Karen Keifer-Boyd, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    A socio-political pedagogical approach to CyberArt involves the exploration and creation of Web-based games and other forms of computer programming as socially responsive art forms. I present... More

    pp. 3830-3842

  13. Community-Based, Educational Web Projects for the Arts: The Continuing Challenge of Meeting the Needs of Students, Clients, Subjects and Web Visitors

    Bernard Robin, University of Houston, United States

    For the past six years, graduate students enrolled in an Instructional Technology web design course at the University of Houston have been learning technology skills by working on authentic... More

    pp. 3843-3850

  14. Tech for Tots and Beyond: Technology Tools to Support Learning in Young Children

    Nancy Sardone, Seton Hall University, United States

    Software remains among the most innovative and fastest growing sectors of the global economy, generating revenues of more than $150 billion every year (Blunt & Shafer 2003) to include software... More

    pp. 4268-4275

  15. The use of Information technologies in the classrooms: Patterns of change and development in educational beliefs and in educational practices among teachers and their students

    Rivka Wadmany, Teachers College of Technology, Israel; Tamar Levin, Tel Aviv University, Israel

    Significant changes in the learning and teaching processes in a school that utilizes information technologies is possible only if the teachers are prepared to alter their beliefs and instructional ... More

    pp. 4295-4299

  16. Cognitive Tools: Exploring Linear and Exponential Growth

    Mara Alagic & Diana Palenz, Wichita State University, United States

    This paper addresses some of the issues relevant to the cognitive goals of technology integration in the mathematics classroom. It focuses on the development of conceptual understanding through... More

    pp. 4345-4352

  17. Activating Metacognition via Distance Learning: An Exploratory Study of In-Service Math Teachers’ use of Metacognitive Monitoring Skills in an Online Problem Solving Course.

    Darryl Corey, Valdosta State University and Florida State University, United States; Hsan Unal, Florida State University, Turkey

    Abstract: The purpose of this study is to examine in-service math teachers' use of metacognitive monitoring skills in mathematical problem solving. The results will begin to generate a set of... More

    pp. 4385-4388

  18. An Instructional Model for Transforming Science Education Method Courses with Technology

    Charoula Angeli, Department of Education, University of Cyprus, Cyprus

    In this study, an instructional design model was developed and employed for restructuring science education method courses with technology. Using tools, such as multimedia authoring tools, the... More

    pp. 4600-4607

  19. What Science and Technology Mean to the High School Learner:

    Kathleen Gabric, Hinsdale Central High School, United States; Sharon Comstock, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States; Steven A. Moore Jr., Eli Lilly, United States; Delwyn Harnisch, University of Nebraska Lincoln, United States; Ron Shope, Grace University, United States; Bertram Bruce & Jim Buell, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

    This paper is based on thick data collected over two years in science classrooms across the state of Illinois, with a focus on one high school biology educator and visiting scientist fellow team.... More

    pp. 4643-4650

  20. Technology Use, Women, and Global Studies in Social Studies Education

    Margaret Crocco & Judith Cramer, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    Abstract: This paper is a report of findings related to the introduction of technology in a course about "Women of the World" in a master's degree program in the teaching of social studies. Recent ... More

    pp. 4773-4780