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SITE 2008--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 03, 2008 Volume 2008, Number 1

Editors

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

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 10

  1. The eVolution of Teacher Preparation Portfolios: An Agenda for Research

    Jacqueline Mumford, Cinda Harold & Robert Dunnerstick, Walsh University, United States

    Although many teacher preparation programs embrace the use of electronic portfolios (e-portfolios), making the transition to this new technology can be a challenge for some institutions--affecting ... More

    pp. 112-116

  2. Demonstration and Discussion of a 3D Online Learning Environment for Literacy

    Greg Jones & Scott Warren, University of North Texas, United States

    This poster session will demonstrate Chalk House, an online computer-based 3D environment in which game play and engaging narrative are used to improve student literacy skills, namely reading and... More

    pp. 1695-1698

  3. Conditions, Processes and Consequences of 1:1 Computing in K-12 Classrooms: The Impact on Teaching Practices and Student Achievement

    Cathy Cavanaugh & Kara Dawson, University of Florida, United States; Albert Ritzhaupt, University of North Florida, United States

    This paper examines how 1:1 computing technology, teacher professional development, and systemic support were used to change teaching practices and influence student achievement in 47 K-12 schools ... More

    pp. 1956-1963

  4. LAMS: Pre-Service Teachers Update the Old Lesson Plan

    Leanne Cameron, Macquarie University, Australia

    The value of a lesson plan as an organisational tool is highly regarded by many teacher educators but from a pre-service teacher's point of view, it often produces little more than "documentation",... More

    pp. 2517-2524

  5. Student-authored Wikibooks: Textbooks of the Future?

    Jennifer Kidd, Old Dominion University, United States; Patrick O'Shea, Harvard, United States; Peter Baker, Jamie Kaufman & Dwight Allen, Old Dominion University, United States

    Using the Wikibooks platform, the students of the Social and Cultural Foundations of American Education (ECI 301) course at Old Dominion University have written their own textbook. Initial... More

    pp. 2644-2647

  6. The BRIDGE - Teacher Directed Resources and Learning Communities

    Julie Moore, Instructional Technology, UGA, United States

    The BRIDGE (Building Resources: Induction and Development for Georgia Eduators) is a professional learning community built around peer-reviewed, teacher generated and submitted resources as well... More

    pp. 2737-2739

  7. Preparing Science Teachers to Teach with Technology: Exploring Collaborative Approaches

    Mesut Duran & Stein Brunvand, University of Michigan-Dearborn, United States

    This exploratory study examines the impact of the networked learning community approach to provide professional development for content-specific use of technology in science education. The study... More

    pp. 3319-3324

  8. Practicing Teachers’ Advice to Pre-service Teachers on Technology Skills Needed in the Classroom

    Bettie Hall, University of Cincinnati, United States

    While many research efforts focus on the integration of technologies into teacher classroom instruction, few by comparison portray technology use from practicing teachers' standpoints. Therefore,... More

    pp. 3777-3781

  9. Flexibly Adaptive Professional Development for Teaching Science with Geospatial Technology

    Nancy Trautman, Cornell University, United States; James MaKinster, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, United States

    Geospatial technology holds great potential for enabling students to learn science through exploration of environmental issues from local to global scales. However, implementing classroom projects ... More

    pp. 4791-4805

  10. Developing Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Preservice Teachers Through Microteaching Lesson Study

    Rose Cavin, Chipola College, United States

    This study explored the development of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPCK) in six preservice teachers participating in microteaching lesson study (MLS), focusing on their decisions... More

    pp. 5214-5220


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