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SITE 2006--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 19, 2006 Volume 2006, Number 1

Editors

Caroline M. Crawford; Roger Carlsen; Karen McFerrin; Jerry Price; Roberta Weber; Dee Anna Willis

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 802

  1. Increasing Student Achievement Through Meaningful, Authentic Assessment

    Nathan Balasubramanian, Angevine Middle School, United States

    This paper describes how the author uses an online communication and assessment tool, SchoolFusion, to (a) monitor and manage middle-school students' work and provide them immediate feedback, (b)... More

    pp. 3-8

  2. The Lead IT project: Leading and learning for student success

    Marion Barfurth, University of Ottawa, Canada; Hélène Coulombe, Ottawa-Carleton Catholic School Board, Canada; Pierre Michaud, University of Ottawa, Canada

    The Lead IT Project of the Ottawa-Carleton Catholic School Board focuses on promoting a design down model of curriculum planning with corresponding assessment practices in a rich information... More

    pp. 9-11

  3. Alternative Strategies in Assessing Online Instructional Delivery Systems

    Temba Charles Bassoppo-Moyo, Illinois State University, United States

    This study examines alternative assessment approaches in online learning environments within the context of higher education. The study focuses on how to create online electronic portfolios using... More

    pp. 12-16

  4. ePortfolio System for Student Learning and Program Evaluation

    Michael Blocher & Laura Sujo de Montes, Northern Arizona University, United States

    Individual student assessment and program evaluation has become a crucial aspect of higher educational degree programs. Students enrolled in the online M.Ed. in Educational Technology as Northern... More

    pp. 17-21

  5. Facilitating a Process to Revise and Prepare an Endorsement Program for Accreditation Visits

    Marwin Britto, Central Washington University, United States

    In the fall of 2004, a review of our library media endorsement program in our Department of Education at our comprehensive regional university was conducted to prepare for new requirements for our ... More

    pp. 22-23

  6. Building A Community of Practice in Electronic Portfolios: Does the Choice of Web-Based Tool Make the Difference?

    Chia-Jung Chung, California State University, Sacramento, United States

    This paper addresses the design of the web-based tools and its impact on developing concept of "community of practice" in the implementation of electronic portfolios in Teacher Education programs. ... More

    pp. 24-29

  7. Bringing Electronic Portfolios to Middle School Students: A Collaborative Effort with Higher Education

    Paul Clark, Bob Goeman & Mark Carnevalo, University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States; Sandy Day, Omaha Public Schools, United States

    The University of Nebraska at Omaha's College of Education (UNO) has been using electronic portfolios as part of student assessment since 2000. Recently UNO has begun a collaborative effort with... More

    pp. 30-33

  8. Trainee teachers developing WebQuests as a form of assessment: an assessment tool for all seasons?

    Eric Dell, School of Education, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

    The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) course under consideration is part of a BEd (Hons) degree. The course tutor's intention was to develop a comprehensive assessment for learning... More

    pp. 34-36

  9. Assessing the Technological Fluency of Preservice Teachers Using a Web-based Model

    Brenda Frieden, Pittsburg State University, United States

    This presentation incorporates an innovative approach to effectively assess preservice teachers' preparation for the varied technology found in diverse school settings. Experience a dynamic, one... More

    pp. 37-39

  10. Electronic Document Center for Accreditation: Basic Principles

    Jerry Galloway, Georgia Southern University, United States

    This paper presents basic principles for preparing an electronic document center for NCATE accreditation. With considerable data from a recent case, guidelines are detailed, procedures and... More

    pp. 40-43

  11. Using Technology Tools To Reduce The Cognitive Load In Developing ePortfolios

    Marsha Gladhart & Shirley Kaltenbach, University of Alaska Southeast, United States

    In this study, teacher educators, who were also researchers of a graduate capstone course, engaged in action research to better understand the cognitive demands of a final ePortfolio in relation... More

    pp. 44-59

  12. Meeting NCATE & Learned Society Standards through Chalk and Wire Digital Portfolios

    Cheryl Grable, Andrew Hunt & Patrick Pearce, UALR, United States

    Abstract: In 2001 the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) College of Education abolished comprehensive exams for its education students and required them to develop and present digital... More

    pp. 60-62

  13. The Husky Educational Technology Assessment (HETAP): Integrating assessment and professional development into technology-based PBL environment

    Lori B. Holcomb, North Carolina State University, United States; Scott W. Brown & Clarisse O. Lima, University of Connecticut, United States; Jonna M. Kulikowich, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    In recent years, the United States has invested vast amounts of money and resources into the public school system (NCES, 2005). Technology has infused the field education, impacting instruction,... More

    pp. 63-68

  14. Evaluation of Mobile technologies for assessing students’ knowledge improvement

    Hsuanchao Huang, Reuben Edwards & Paul Coulton, Department of communication systems Lancaster University England, U.K., United Kingdom

    Mobile telecommunication technologies have influenced every aspect of our daily lives, including education. In particular, data communications over wireless service networks allow users to... More

    pp. 69-80

  15. Electronic Portfolio as Pedagogy for Improving Performance: A Literature Review

    Winnie Lai & Peter Chan, Brigham Young University Hawaii, United States

    Electronic Portfolio (ePortfolio) has a promising role in today's society as students and educators try to better reflect and demonstrate their skills and knowledge than traditional assessments.... More

    pp. 81-82

  16. A Study for the Adult Examinees' Motivation, Barriers, Satisfaction and Post-Exam Reactions on the Computer-based Professional Examinations offered at Securities and Future Institute in Taipei

    Chin-Yen Lin, National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan; Tsung-Hsien Kuo, Securities & Futures Institute, Taiwan; Li-An Ho, Tamkang University, Taiwan; Yen-Ku Kuo, National Taiwan Ocean University, Taiwan

    The Testing Center at Securities and Future Institute (SFI) in Taipei, Taiwan proposed a study to investigate its target audiences in terms of the motivations to attend the professional... More

    pp. 83-95

  17. Using Technology to Prepare Teachers through Signature Assessments

    Kimberly Walker McAlister, Connie B. Melder, Cathy R. Seymour & Vickie S. Gentry, Northwestern State University College of Education, United States

    As a crucial component of the NCATE process for program accreditation, an assessment system delineating specific thresholds of candidate performance which must be completed for program progression ... More

    pp. 96-101

  18. Assessing Pre-Service Teachers Technology Competencies: What have they learned through teacher preparation?

    Natalie Milman & Karen Kortecamp, George Washington University, United States

    This paper describes the initial findings of a mixed-method, longitudinal study about teacher candidates' technology backgrounds, experiences, and perceptions about using technology. Pre- and post-... More

    pp. 102-107

  19. Assessment in E-Learning Environments: A Comparison of three Methods

    Felix Mödritscher, IICM, Graz University of Technology, Austria; Silke Spiel, Karl-Franzens University Graz, Austria; Victor Manuel Garcia-Barrios, IICM, Graz University of Technology, Austria

    Considering didactics, assessment is necessary to evaluate the learning process and, thus, also of relevance for the e-learning situation. In fact, it is harder and more problematic to realise... More

    pp. 108-113

  20. Online Concept Mapping in Distance Teacher Education: Two Case Studies

    Kevin Oliver & Dianne Raubenheimer, North Carolina State University, United States

    Two faculty members incorporated online concept mapping assessments in their fall 2005 teacher education courses, varying in terms of content depth and participation. Students expressed great... More

    pp. 114-119


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