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SITE 2009--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 02, 2009

Editors

Ian Gibson; Roberta Weber; Karen McFerrin; Roger Carlsen; Dee Anna Willis

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Table of Contents

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Number of papers: 8

  1. An IRT Analysis of Preservice Teacher Self-efficacy in Technology Integration

    Jeremy Browne, SUNY Brockport, United States

    Abstract: The need for rigorously developed measures of preservice teacher traits regarding technology integration training has been acknowledged (Kay 2006), but such instruments are still... More

    pp. 831-844

  2. Enhancing the development of pre-service teacher professional identity through the use of a virtual learning environment

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

    This paper reports on a comparative case study of first and final year pre-service teachers (PSTs) enrolled in an undergraduate education degree who engaged with a virtual learning environment (VLE... More

    pp. 1402-1409

  3. Pre-service Teachers’ Perceptions of Web-based Interactive Media: Three Different Tools One Learning Goal

    Alejandra Magana de Leon, Network for Computational Nanotechnology and School of Engineering Education Purdue University, United States; Sean Brophy, School of Engineering Education Purdue University, United States; Timothy Newby, College of Education Purdue University, United States

    Web-based interactive media offers, new possibilities to teach and learn. These new possibilities place a greater emphasis on technology integration for in-service and pre-service teachers. In... More

    pp. 1502-1509

  4. Using Virtual Classroom Cases as Thinking Tools in Teacher Education

    Roxana Moreno, Sara Abercrombie & Carolyn Hushman, University of New Mexico, United States

    This paper reports the findings of a research program funded by the National Science Foundation aimed at examining whether and under which conditions does the use of virtual classroom cases promote... More

    pp. 2615-2622

  5. Improving Preservice Teachers’ Science Knowledge by Creating, Reviewing and Publishing Slowmations to Teacher Tube

    Garry Hoban, David McDonald & Brian Ferry, University of Wollongong, Australia

    “Slowmation” (abbreviated from “Slow Animation”) is a new but simple form of stop-motion animation that supports learners in creating their own animations of science concepts. This paper presents a... More

    pp. 3133-3140

  6. Exploring the viability of tablet computers in early education: Considering the principles of Developmentally Appropriate Practice

    Dora Chen & Leslie Couse, University of New Hampshire, United States

    In this study, we explored the viability of Tablet computers in relation to the principles of Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) as proposed by the National Association for the Education of... More

    pp. 3251-3254

  7. Changing Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) through Course Experiences

    Tae Shin, Matthew Koehler & Punya Mishra, Michigan State University, United States; Denise Schmidt, Evrim Baran & Ann Thompson, Iowa State University, United States

    Teachers’ understanding of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge is critical in accomplishing successful technology integration in teaching. This study investigated how in-service teachers’... More

    pp. 4152-4159

  8. Enhancing Preservice Elementary Teachers’ Field Placements in Math and Science through Videoconferencing

    Irene Plonczak, Robert Joseph & Blidi Stemn, Hofstra University, United States

    This study was designed to examine benefits and challenges of teaching through videoconferencing in the context of students’ field placement experiences, particularly as it relates to an inquiry-... More

    pp. 4218-4216