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SITE 1999--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

1999

Editors

J.D. Price; J Willis; Dee Anna Willis; M Jost; S Boger-Mehall

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Number of papers: 414

  1. K-12 Teacher Use of the WWW in Classrooms

    Morris I. Beers & Mary Jo Orzech, State University of New York College at Brockport, United States

    9 schools in a large suburban school district were selected to receive training on the use of information technology. Teachers were trained to use the World Wide Web, searching, and Educational... More

    pp. 2-5

  2. Software to Facilitate Collaborative Inquiry and On-line Communities of Learners

    Craig A. Berg, The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States

    This paper will focus on using the Internet for instruction in terms of web-based software that 1) project organizers or participants can use to facilitate a richer collaboration when using the ... More

    pp. 6-11

  3. Authentic Tasks for Authentic Learning: Modes of Interactivity in Multimedia for Undergraduate Teacher Education

    Dianne P. Chambers & Kaye Stacey, University of Melbourne, Australia

    Members of the Department of Science and Mathematics Education at the University of Melbourne, Australia have developed a range of multimedia resources for undergraduate education students that... More

    pp. 12-17

  4. The Way to Go: Integrating Instructional Technology Initiatives into a New Teacher Education Program

    Linlin 'Irene' Chen, University of Houston Downtown, United States

    The Department of Urban Education at University of Houston Downtown first began in the fall semester of 1995. It has just started along the technology trail to learn from other institutions that ... More

    pp. 18-21

  5. Helping Technology Educators to Make Informed Decision in the Textbook Selection Process

    Linlin 'Irene' Chen, University of Houston Downtown, United States

    The aim of this paper is to provide an overview of current process in the publishing of technology-related textbooks used in K-12 schools and the possible role of technology educators in the... More

    pp. 22-24

  6. Astronomy Connections: Linking Museums to Classrooms Through Technology

    Michael Childs & Bryan Wunar, Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, United States

    This paper describes an educational technology program developed by the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, entitled Astronomy Connections. The program partners the Adler with the Illinois... More

    pp. 25-29

  7. Structuring Undergraduate Instructional Technology Requirements to Meet ISTE Standards

    Pamela Springer, Birdie Holder & Michael S. Dempsey, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

    the Teachers College of the University of Nebraska—Lincoln revised its pre-service instructional technology requirements to better reflect current technologies and teacher practices using this... More

    pp. 30-33

  8. Online Collaboration: Two Models

    Sue Espinoza, Texas A&M University-Commerce, United States; LeAnn McKinzie, West Texas A&M University, United States

    This paper presents a description of two collaborative projects conducted with graduate students from two different universities, during two consecutive fall semesters. The instructors, with a... More

    pp. 34-39

  9. Three Weeks at Camp Ed-Tech: Finding A New Model for the Educational Technology Master's Program

    Edwin J. George, Florida Gulf Coast University, United States

    During the summer of 1998, Florida Gulf Coast University invented a new way to earn an Educational Technology Master's degree. Founded in 1997 as a university dedicated to utilizing new... More

    pp. 40-45

  10. Technology Diffusion and Innovations in Music Education in a Notebook Computer Environment

    Sara L. Hagen, Valley City State University, United States

    Valley City State University was the second university in the nation to adopt a notebook computer environment, supplying every faculty, staff, administrator, and student with a laptop computer... More

    pp. 46-51

  11. TEACHING IN THE INFORMATION AGE: THE CREATIVE WAY!

    M. Khalid Hamza & Bassem Alhalabi, Florida Atlantic University, United States

    Are students uninterested in the study of computing? Do they complain that computing is "dry" or that the subject matter has no relevant application to the "real world?" Do they seem frustrated,... More

    pp. 52-58

  12. Linear Multimedia Benefits to Enhance Students’ Ability to Comprehend Complex Subjects

    Gilbert A. Handal & Marie A. Leiner, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, United States; Carlos González & Erika Rogel, Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez

    Living in the information age has increased the complexity of our forms of communication, especially in education. Computer-controlled combinations of text, graphics, sound, photographs, film, and ... More

    pp. 59-64

  13. Lone Star 2000: Technology for Today

    Dennis M. Holt, University of North Florida, United States

    The Lone Star 2000 Project is a university-school system collaboration between the Duval County Public Schools in Jacksonville, Florida, the Division of Curriculum and Instruction in the College ... More

    pp. 65-69

  14. A Collaborative Effort in Building the National Educational Resource Center

    Cheng-Chih Wu, Janet Mei-Chuen Lin & Greg C. Lee, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    The National Educational Resource Center (NERC) has been established since February 1998 in a multi-million U.S. dollar national project to promote usage of computing and telecommunication... More

    pp. 70-73

  15. Exploring the Establishment of Statewide Distance Policies in Georgia

    Cher Chester, Elizabeth Kirby, Tony Guarino, Tom Davidson, Leticia Ekhaml, Nancy Mims & Barbara K. Mc Kenzie, State University of West Georgia, United States

    A Georgia Statewide Academic and Medical Systems (GSAMS) grant was awarded jointly to the State University of West Georgia and the Georgia Merit System to explore the distance policies of various... More

    pp. 74-77

  16. Troubleshooting In The Classroom

    Monique Micheaux-Gordon, Houston ISD, United States; Pameolin K. Nelson, Aldine ISD, United States

    Waiting days or weeks for a technician to come to your classroom to repair your computer is not only an inconvenience for the teacher but a disappointment for the students. There are basic and... More

    p. 78

  17. Teacher Technology Competencies: Early Indicators and Benchmarks

    Jennifer Borse, Marlon Mitchell & Julie Moore, Indiana University, United States; Randy Knuth, NCRTEC, United States

    Two recent trends in education — increased technology and accountability — are driving recent efforts to define technology competencies and standards for teachers. The very first lists of... More

    pp. 79-84

  18. Stumbling Blocks and Stepping-Stones: Keys to Successful Video Conferencing Networks

    Paula Nichols, Lamar University, United States

    Current technologies have overcome two of the major restrictions that have constrained educators throughout history. Time and space have always limited individuals seeking to impart knowledge.... More

    pp. 85-88

  19. Timber Lane Tales: Problem-Centered Learning and Technology Integration

    Priscilla Norton & Debra Sprague, George Mason University, United States

    Technology integration was probably never part of faculty learning experiences and often not part of their own elementary teaching experiences. Except in occasional and haphazard ways, technology... More

    pp. 89-94

  20. Using Student-created Video to Enhance, to Motivate, and to Augment Research Efforts in Humanities Classrooms in Wyoming

    Chris Reynolds, Rock River School, United States; Carl L. Reynolds, Lifelong Learning and Instruction, United States

    This procedure is recommended as a motivational technique to follow in a secondary language arts or humanities classroom to put new life into the time-honored procedure of "writing research papers.... More

    pp. 95-97