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SITE 2001--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

2001

Editors

Jerry Price; Dee Anna Willis; Niki Davis; Jerry Willis

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This conference has 23 award papers. Show award papers

Number of papers: 759

  1. CO N C E P T S & PRO C E D U R E S

    Deborah Y. Bauder, Rome City School District, United States; Rosemary Mullick & Ronald Sarner, SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome, United States

    This year's papers Concepts and Procedures section are considerably more diverse than in previous years both in terms of topical coverage and the greater international flavor of the submissions.... More

    pp. 1-2

  2. Using School District Standards to Develop Thematic Lessons for Electronic Portfolios

    Cindy L. Anderson, National-Louis Univ., USA, Kevin M. Anderson, United States; Joan Briscoe & Beth Ann Smith, National-Louis Univ., United States

    The National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) suggests that teacher education institutions require portfolios as a method for demonstrating that their preservice... More

    pp. 3-8

  3. Using Adobe Acrobat for Electronic Portfolio Development

    Helen Barrett, Univ. of Alaska Anchorage, United States

    Adobe's Portable Document Format is the ideal container for electronic portfolio reflections connected to digital artifacts. This paper describes the software environment, and then describes the... More

    pp. 9-14

  4. Discetech: Advanced Training on Technologies and Didactic for Italian Teachers

    Mario A. Bochicchio, Roberto Paiano & Giuseppina Marselli, Univ. of Lecce, Italy; Paolo Paolini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

    The Discetech project was conceived in 1996 at Politecnico di Milano (Italy) to integrate technological training and educational practice. In Discetech, in fact, we train teachers on the use of... More

    pp. 15-19

  5. Online Portfolios vs. Traditional Portfolios

    Renee' L. Cambiano, Northeastern State University, Tahlequah; Alejandra Fernandez & Ana Beatriz Martinez, Universidad Central de Venezuela, Venezuela

    Portfolio is a methodology for teaching and evaluation. A certain time and requirement must be followed when developing a portfolios must. It implies different activities such as: homework, ... More

    pp. 20-25

  6. Instructional Strategies for Adobe Photoshop: Developing Teacher Training That Works

    Barbara Chamberlin, University of Virginia, United States

    Adobe Photoshop is a powerful image-editing program with extended capabilities. Unfortunately, the power and versatility of the program can result in teacher training that is too broad, difficult... More

    pp. 26-30

  7. TEACHING AND TECHNOLOGY: A NATURAL INTEGRATION

    Carole Cobb, Ivan Baugh & Jan Goings, Bellarmine Univ., United States

    In keeping with Bellarmine's School of Education theme, Teachers as Reflective Learners, the Middle/Secondary MAT Program's aim is to produce forward-thinking professional educators who are... More

    pp. 31-36

  8. An N-dimensional Model for Digital Resources

    Charles Dickens, Tennessee State Univ., United States

    This short paper proposes an n-dimensional communications model for digital resources such as presentations and hypermedia projects. The model combines multidimensionality, use of visual tools,... More

    pp. 37-38

  9. Cyber Spaces and Learning Places: The Role of Technology in Inquiry

    Juli K. Dixon & Judith Johnson, Univ. of Central Florida, United States

    This paper describes a course designed for K-8 science and mathematics teachers to learn how to teach using an inquiry approach within a technology-rich environment. The World Wide Web and... More

    pp. 39-44

  10. Audio on the Web: Enhance On-line Instruction with Digital Audio

    Brenda J. Gerth, University of Victoria, Canada

    People only retain 20% of what they see and 30% of what they hear. But they remember 50% of what they see and hear, and as much as 80% of what they see, hear and do simultaneously (Computer... More

    pp. 45-50

  11. The Role of Assessment in Online Instruction

    Robert J. Hall, G. Donald Allen, Michael S. Pilant & R. Arlen Strader, Texas A&M Univ., United States

    The topic for this panel discussion is how assessment can be used to inform instruction in an asynchronous environment. We will explore how technology can add to our understanding of human... More

    p. 51

  12. TRES FACIUNT COLLEGIUM – Paderborn’s Collaboration Centred Approach for New Forms of Learning

    Thorsten Hampel, University of Paderborn, Germany

    This paper defines several key requirements for successful cooperative learning, which we have elaborated during the last years with goal to set up new forms of cooperative learning. Without... More

    pp. 52-57

  13. USING STUDENT PROJECTS TO MEET THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF TEACHERS ON THE INTERNET

    Danielle Heyns, Teacher Training College, South Africa

    Teachers in South Africa are confronted with a new educational paradigm and rapid development in information communication technologies. In South Africa there is still a considerable lack of... More

    pp. 58-59

  14. Developing and Teaching a Computer-Mediated Second Language Course in Academic Reading

    Esther Klein-Wohl & Gila Haimovic, Open Univ. of Israel, Israel

    This paper will describe a new endeavour in the area of distance education: the design and teaching of an e-mail supported academic second language reading comprehension course. The intermediate... More

    pp. 60-62

  15. Lessons Learned: School based Reform and its Impact on the Restructuring of a Teacher Preparation Program

    Jan Mastin & Joseph Polman, Univ. of Missouri-St. Louis, United States; Kathleen Beyer, Educational Visions, United States

    The reform in teacher technology integration at our university is based on a school reform project. Thirteen area classrooms were equipped with the latest technology. We were selected to train the ... More

    pp. 63-67

  16. Putting the Instructor in Charge: Component Architecture and the Design of a Course Web Site.

    Punyashloke Mishra & Matthew J. Koehler, Michigan State University, United States

    This paper describes the "component architecture" of the web and how teachers can use various existing components of the web - plugins, websites, applets, web services etc., to develop complex... More

    pp. 68-69

  17. Troubleshooting Windows

    Sharon Reynolds, Des Moines Public Schools

    This information was written to help teachers understand steps that they can take for to keep their equipment running longer and better. It will walk them through steps to see if they can ... More

    pp. 70-75

  18. Dancing with Technology to Teach Technology

    Tweed Ross, Kansas State Univ., United States

    pp. 76-77

  19. Development of English Department of Computer Information Systems as a Way of Worldwide Educational Integration

    Anatoly Sachenko, Hrygory Hladiy, Igor Vasiltsov & Andrij Vivchar, Ternopil Academy of National Economy, Ukraine

    reforms started in Ukraine caused creation of new speciality "Economic Cybernetics" which combines mathematical modeling and information technologies and is applied in national economy. One of... More

    pp. 78-79

  20. Applying Social Learning Theory to the Teaching of Technology Skills: An Interactive Approach Eric A. Seemann

    Eric Seemann, Walt Buboltz & Lamar Wilkinson, Louisiana Tech Univ., United States; Sonia Beaty, Louisiana Tech Univrersity, United States

    Advanced technology has a relatively short life span before it substantially changes; this is especially true of computers and information technology. Acquiring skills that are well developed and... More

    pp. 80-85