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SITE 2003--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

2003 Volume 2003, Number 1

Editors

Caroline Crawford; Niki Davis; Jerry Price; Roberta Weber; Dee Anna Willis

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 1052

  1. Implementing Online Secondary Education: An Evaluation of a Virtual High School

    Steven Mills, University of Kansas, United States

    This evaluation of a virtual high school determined that achievement in online courses was equal to or better than achievement in regular high school courses. Because of its rapid expansion in... More

    pp. 444-451

  2. Taking teachers into the 21st century: A New Zealand initiative in online professional development in ICT

    Annelise Kachelhoffer & Donna Morrow, Christchurch College of Education, New Zealand

    The Diploma in Information and Communication Technology in Education, a qualification offered from the Christchurch College of Education, is one of the first programs for advanced study in New... More

    pp. 452-453

  3. Creation and Implementation of a CD-ROM Based Preservice Teacher Education Course

    Taralynn Hartsell & Tim Morse, The University of Southern Mississippi, United States

    This paper is a report of the work the lead author has performed to create a multimedia, CD-ROM based preservice teacher education course. The course, which introduces students to the field of... More

    pp. 454-455

  4. The Best of Three Worlds: Using a Hybrid Course to Increase Technology Use among Teachers

    Pamela Petty & Charmaine Mosby, Western Kentucky University, United States

    Abstract: Teachers who skillfully combine technology and content develop tech-savvy students, but too few teachers consider technology literacy a basic skill for students and fewer claim... More

    pp. 456-457

  5. Distance Education and Critical Shortage Areas in Education – Do we really have a Choice?

    Ann Musgrove, Florida Atlantic University, United States; Glenn Musgrove, Broward Community College, United States

    Distance education (DE) is becoming more widely used in education every year. One of the ways to use DE is in critical shortage areas in education such as teacher and nursing education. Bachelors... More

    pp. 458-461

  6. Students' Reactions and Evaluation of Course Management Tool, GETA

    Kohji Shino, Madhumita Bhattacharya & Shigeru Narita, Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Japan

    Commercialized e-learning systems provide many course managerial functionalities. However, they are usually not cost-effective in the departmental use of a small college. Authors have developed a... More

    pp. 462-464

  7. COPLS: An Alternative to Traditional Online Course Management Tools

    Priscilla Norton, George Mason University, United States

    Over the last two hundred years, a sophisticated, broadly applied conventional learning system (CLS) has evolved. The CLS has found its most common expression in face-to-face, formal classroom... More

    pp. 465-472

  8. The Effects of Distance Learning on the Attitudes on the Attitudes of Elementary Age Children as Assessed by their Teachers

    Dale Magoun, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, United States; Rhonda Christensen, University of North Texas State, United States; Charlotte Owens, The University of Louisiana at Monroe, United States; Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas State, United States

    "ARTS to the Delta" is an advanced-technology infrastructure for northeast Louisiana that provides a gateway for education, skills training, and enrichment for Delta-area students. The school... More

    pp. 473-479

  9. The Use of Virtual Learning Environments and Multimedia in Vocational Initial Teacher Education

    David Lord & Matthew Pearson, University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom

    This paper details developmental work done to establish collaborative distance learning strategies for institutions providing Initial Teacher Training (ITT) in vocational education in 6 European... More

    pp. 480-485

  10. Advantages of Online Delivery Environments

    Raymond Rose, Concord Consortium, United States; Zahrl Schoeny, Curry School, University of Virginia, United States

    Online learning as a term includes many different approaches and technologies, but there's little that's been done thus far to identify the effectiveness of the various approaches, and offer... More

    pp. 486-487

  11. Essential Elements: Prepare, Design, and Teach Your Online Course

    Raymond Rose, Concord Consortium, United States

    Essential Elements is the latest publication written by staff at one of the Internationally renown eLearning organizations. It builds on over six years of work in online education and from our... More

    pp. 488-489

  12. Online Education for Adults: An Andragogic Approach

    Peter Serdyukov & Mark Ryan, National University, United States

    Abstract: Online education, which has become increasingly popular among working adult learners (WAL) in the last few years, may have to undergo curricular and methodological transformations to... More

    pp. 490-492

  13. DiLCoS A Distance Learning Collaborative System

    Querte Melecke, Ademir Martins, Italo Dutra, Sandro Pereira, Liane Tarouco & Janete Sander Costa, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil; Paulo Azeredo, Centro Universitário Ritter dos Reis, Brazil

    Abstract: The present team work aims at presenting the DiLCoS environment as a possible virtual collaborative learning system in which five important aspects are considered in the following... More

    pp. 493-494

  14. Costs and Benefits of Guided Discovery Architecture Online Programs

    Mustafa Saritas, Iowa State University, United States

    This paper addresses the comparison of the features, cost and benefit categories associated with the development and implementation of Guided Discovery Architecture (GDA) online instructional... More

    pp. 495-502

  15. Collaborative Learning in an Online Environment: Will it work for teacher training?

    Barbara Schulz, Colorado State University - Pueblo, United States

    Teacher education and training will be experiencing a millennium make over as online environments become more popular and accepted. National agencies such as ISTE (International Society for... More

    pp. 503-504

  16. Design and Development of Groupware 'GETA' as WBT Tool

    Madhumita Bhattacharya, Shigeru Narita & Kohji Shino, Hyogo University of Teacher Education, Japan

    This study considered the original groupware design and development, which are used for on-line study. In the system design, it took into consideration the possibility of flexible modifications as ... More

    pp. 505-507

  17. A comparison of the Greek Open University and the traditional Greek Universities

    Despoina Bousiou-Makridou, Katerina Taxmatzidou, Stavros Tsopoglou & Dimitrios Sidiropoulos, University of Macedonia, Greece

    Given the increasingly widespread growth of Open and Distance Learning Education, it is justifiable to discuss the main reasons that Distance Learning Universities exist and tend to grow rapidly.... More

    pp. 508-509

  18. Internet Distance Education: University Professors Experience on the Road To E Learning

    Cable Starlings, University of Alaska Anchorage, United States

    The voices of teachers who use e learning systems are needed to guide future instructional pedagogy. With recent technological advancements the phenomenon of online learning has taken on new... More

    pp. 510-511

  19. THE DEVELOPMENT OF VIRTUAL CLASSES IN DIGITAL INTRANETS IN RURAL CANADA AND NEW ZEALAND

    Ken Stevens, Memorial University, Canada; Cathy Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States

    In many countries schools in small and remote communities are vital to the national economic infrastructure as they are often located near mines, forests, fisheries or agricultural activities.... More

    pp. 512-515

  20. Internet on Higher Education: resources and applications - Analysis of an online course for university teachers

    Taís Giannella & Miriam Struchiner, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    This paper provides an analysis of a virtual course for health sciences professors: "Internet on higher education: resources and applications". Activity Theory was the main theoretical and... More

    pp. 516-519


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