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SITE 1994--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

1994

Editors

Jerry Willis; Bernard Robin; Dee Anna Willis

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 200

  1. Telecommunications 2: Inservice, Graduate, and Faculty Use

  2. Getting Computers into the Classroom — a South African Perspective

    M. C. Assheton-Smith

    Education during the apartheid years in South Africa was based on ethnic, tribal, and language groupings. The underlying philosophy behind this segregation was the concept of mother-tongue... More

    pp. 4-6

  3. Telecommunications 1: Preservice Use

    pp. 4-5

  4. Preparing Educationally Computer Literate Educators for the “New” South Africa

    Lester Cowley, University of Port Elizabeth

    The University of Port Elizabeth is one of two universities in South Africa to offer a two-year, part-time, Further Diploma in Education in Educational Computing. The diploma program was initiated ... More

    pp. 7-9

  5. Computers in South African Schools: Quo Vadis?

    Patrick Bean, University of Port Elizabeth

    The future of computers in South African schools is clouded by the many uncertainties surrounding the nature of the future educational dispensation in what is popularly referred to as the “New”... More

    pp. 10-13

  6. Teacher Training for Information Technology in Four Nations

    Pornpimon Cheamnakarin, Rajamangala Institute of Technology

    In the past decade there has been an impressive growth in the use of computers in schools all around the world, and a rapid increase in the need for teachers trained in the proper use of... More

    pp. 14-18

  7. Effects of College, Gender, and Prior Computer Experience on Attitudes toward Computers among College Students in Taiwan

    Su Chin Shih, National Taipei Teachers College

    The microcomputer as a new technology has been widely used in education. The number of computers in use in schools has increased at an unprecedented rate. Wright (1984), for example, reported that ... More

    pp. 19-24

  8. Math Literacy for Women: A Focus on Gender Issues, Problem-Solving and Technology

    Sonja Kung, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

    The vision of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Curriculum and Evaluation Standards for School Mathematics (1989) focuses on the need for a mathematically literate population... More

    pp. 25-27

  9. Integrating Technology into the Curriculum: Advancing Cultural Diversity

    Sylvester E. Robertson, California State University, San Bernardino

    As we move toward the 21st century one of the most critical factors in education will be how to train teachers to implement technology into the main stream of instruction and provide equal access... More

    pp. 28-29

  10. Technological Competence: Training the Teacher

    Kevin Cawley, Iona College

    This paper narrates the development of a project in the use of electronic mail by undergraduate teacher candidates. The innovation of electronic mail as a means of connecting students and... More

    pp. 31-34

  11. Integration of Hypermedia into Teacher Education: A Beginning

    MaryAnn Kolloff, Eastern Kentucky University

    As the reform movement continues in education, school systems are purchasing computers and related technologies often without the ability to incorporate them into the curriculum. Schools in... More

    pp. 35-37

  12. Intentions and Implementions: The Impact of Technology Coursework in Elementary Classrooms

    Nancy P. Hunt, California State University - Fresno

    The necessity for providing teachers with professional development opportunities in the instructional use of technology is widely recognized. Most states now require that some or all of their... More

    pp. 38-41

  13. Student Teachers’ Perceptions of Technology in the Schools

    Gwendolyn S. Rosenbluth, West Virginia University

    For almost 20 years, integration of technology in the classroom has been a focal point for innovation in our nation’s educational system. Two issues have dominated the discussion: the potential of ... More

    pp. 42-45

  14. Teacher Preservice Experiences and Classroom Computer Use of Recent College Graduates

    Denise Schmidt, Iowa State University

    Computers and computer-related technologies have become an emphasis in many American schools over the last fifteen years. The number of computers in schools have increased dramatically, with the... More

    pp. 46-51

  15. The Relationship Between Teachers’ Beliefs about Computer Assisted- Instruction and Their Practice

    Trish Stoddart, University of California at Santa Cruz

    The current round of national reform efforts recommend a shift from teacher-directed transmission approaches to instruction towards student-centered conceptual approaches to teaching and learning... More

    pp. 52-56

  16. Parental Perceptions of Education, Technology, and Innovative Mathematics Instruction.

    Michael L. Connell, University of Utah

    Barbara goes to the computer lab once a week with her sixth grade class. There, she types in her password and the computer presents her with one math problem after another. She types in answers to ... More

    pp. 57-60

  17. Prospective Teachers’ Use and Perception of the Value of Technology

    Shwu-yong L. Huang, University of Houston

    In the pursuit of educational excellence, the quality of teacher education has become one of the major issues. How to adequately prepare prospective teachers to meet the challenge of the profession... More

    pp. 61-66

  18. Are Your Students Like Mine? Preservice Students’ Entering Technology Skills.

    Caryl J. Sheffield, California University of Pennsylvania

    There is no question that the number of microcomputers in K-12 schools has increased over the years. In 1981, it was reported that there were 15,000 schools with computers. That number had grown to... More

    pp. 67-71

  19. Teachers and Technology: Total Quality Reform (TQR)

    Anna Hillman & John Perry, Mississippi State University, United States

    pp. 72-73

  20. Prospective Teacher's Attitudes Toward Computers

    Marcin Paprzycki, University of Texas of the Permian, United States; Draga Vidakovic, Duke University, United States

    A wide variety of technologies is currently used in educational settings (Mitchell & Paprzycki 1993, Paprzycki & Mitchell, 1991, Vidakovic & Paprzycki, 1993). However, within the last couple of... More

    pp. 74-76