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SITE 1998--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

1998

Editors

Sara McNeil; Jerry D. Price; Stephanie Boger-Mehall; Bernard Robin; Jerry Willis

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 658

  1. The Design, Evaluation and Usage of Educational Software

    Marcin Paprzycki, University of Texas of the Permian Basin

    In recent years a proliferation of educational software can be observed in all school levels as well as at home and in the workplace. One of the important reasons for this situation seems to be... More

    pp. 23-27

  2. Do We Still Need a Paper Annual

    Jerry Willis, , United States

    This is the ninth Technology and Teacher Education Annual, and as I think about it a conversation I had in 1989 floats up from one of those mental storage bins that are never thrown out but rarely ... More

    p. 25

  3. Vendors Versus Teachers: Who's Best at Aligning Classroom and Computer-Assisted Instruction?

    Jan Rader, The University of Mississippi

    Experts in the field of educational technology have stressed the importance of integrating classroom instruction and computer-assisted instruction (CAI) (Shore & Johnson, 1993; Blickhan, 1993).... More

    pp. 28-30

  4. The New Information Literacy Standards for Student Learning: Where do they fit with other content standards?

    Edward P. Caffarella, University of Northern Colorado, United States

    There are two major factors driving the information literacy skills needed by students as we move into the 21st Century. The two factors are the growth in the quantity of information sources and... More

    pp. 29-32

  5. Teachers and Students Evaluate Software

    Heide Stein, Gigi Bohm

    Union Grove Elementary School Cambridge Elementary School Personal computers have been used in education for nearly two decades. Although there are still many issues concerning computers in the... More

    pp. 31-34

  6. Technology-Based Macrocontexts for Teaching Integrated Science and Language Arts

    David Kumar, Valerie J. Bristor, Florida Atlantic University & Florida Atlantic University

    This paper describes technology as a tool for creating macrocontexts for teaching integrated science and language arts. Since both science and language arts involve interrelated cognitive functions... More

    pp. 33-36

  7. Preservice Teachers and Multimedia Design: A Report From Year One

    Thomas A. Drazdowski, King's College

    Not available. More

    pp. 35-38

  8. The Math, Science, & Manufacturing Collaborative

    Ronald J. Abate, Cleveland State University

    The concept of a collaborative math and science project grew out of the needs expressed by university engineering faculty and junior and senior high school teachers. Cleveland State University (CSU... More

    pp. 37-40

  9. Computer Competencies For Teacher Educators

    Carolyn D. Thorsen & Robert D. Barr, Boise State University

    Computers have become a part of teacher education faster than colleges of education have had time to develop a curriculum for them. Political entities are requesting that teachers be technology... More

    pp. 39-42

  10. Technology Guides for Teacher Education at MSU

    Andrew Topper, Michigan State University

    MSU has been working for several years to incorporate technology into the teacher preparation program. The state of Michigan requires that all student teachers be competent with technology, so MSU ... More

    pp. 41-44

  11. A Survey of Training, Infrastructure and Empowerment Opportunities for the Instructional Use of Computers in Schools

    Michael Szabo, University of Alberta; Kathy Schwarz, New Brunswick Community College

    Instructional technology has great but unrealized potential for reforming educational systems, e.g., increased use of technology in daily classrooms and some fundamental restructuring of the way... More

    pp. 43-44

  12. Multimedia Portfolios for Preservice Teachers: From Theory to Practice

    Donna Read & Ralph Cafolla, Florida Atlantic University

    Over the last five years, educators have discovered the validity of portfolios for evaluating students in elementary and secondary settings. However, using portfolios for preservice teachers at the... More

    pp. 45-49

  13. A Statistics Class Website: Distance Learning on the Internet

    Christina Dokter, Kaijun Hou & Larry Heimann, Michigan State University

    This research team is composed of two technology education graduate students, who will serve as Web developers, and their client, the professor for Political Science 801 and 802. The main goal of... More

    pp. 45-48

  14. An Integrated Approach to Computer Education for K-12 Teachers

    David L. Breithaupt, North Carolina A & T State; Karen Smith-Gratto, North Carolina A & T State, University

    Increasing numbers of computers have become available to teachers and students in classrooms and computer labs through recent efforts at the national, state, and school district levels. Although... More

    pp. 49-50

  15. The Digital Portfolio as a Learning and Assessment Tool

    Sheila Ford, Horace Mann Elementary School; Elizabeth B. Nibley, American University

    This project, designed in conjunction with two K-12 schools in the Washington, DC area (one private school and one public school), examined the use of digital student portfolios as an instructional... More

    pp. 50-53

  16. Moving Toward a New Era: The Classroom Teachers' Story

    Madeline Justice, Texas A&M University-Commerce; Ida Gunstanson, Terrell Middle School

    The restructuring of university preparation programs in professional development schools have centered on expanding the university students’ experiences in the k-12 classroom. The Holmes Group ... More

    pp. 51-53

  17. Integrated Technologies and Teacher Portfolios

    Sue P. Reehm, Eastern Kentucky; Joyce Harris Thomas & Eastern Kentucky, University

    Not available. More

    pp. 54-57

  18. Using Technology in Preservice and Inservice Teacher Education Programs

    Shelia Smalley & Jennifer Platt, University of Central Florida

    The use of technology has become more sophisticated and varied in education. This article presents four distinct uses of technology to enhance preservice and inservice teacher training: e-mail... More

    pp. 54-57

  19. Starting from Ground Zero: Integrating Technology in Education Programs

    Tina Marshall-Bradley, South Carolina State University; George C. Bradley, Webster University

    In teaching, new ideas and teaching methods cycle in and out of favor more frequently. Integrating them solidly into practice, however may still take several years (Brown & Henscheid, 1997). The... More

    pp. 58-61

  20. Learning From Children: A Progressive School Approach to Technology

    Anna Chan & Beverly Ginsburg, City & Country School

    In order to develop our view of the revolution that technology is creating in education, it is helpful to briefly consider how technology has revolutionized American culture, and how it has left... More

    pp. 58-61