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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. Computer Use in Kenyan Secondary Schools: Implications for Teacher Professional Development

    Lusike Wabuyele, Waltham Public Schools, United States

    This study investigated teachers' and administrators' perceptions and experiences towards computer use in Kenyan classrooms. Results from in-depth interviews, participant observations and document ... More

    pp. 2084-2090

  2. A Case Study: The Implementation of Affective Education in Taiwan

    Chin-Chiang Wang, University of Northern Colorado, United States; Jung-Huang Lin, National Taichung University, Taiwan

    The main purpose of this study was to investigate the implementation of affective education by doing a case study in Taiwan, including teaching strategies and assessment. The participants in this... More

    pp. 2091-2102

  3. Leadership Development in Graduate School: Implications for Quality and Performance in Education

    Mesut Akdere, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States

    Using the quantitative research method, this paper surveyed graduate students in a large university in the Upper Midwest and investigated the leadership development process among graduate students.... More

    pp. 2103-2104

  4. On Becoming an Innovative Teacher: Conceptual Development of Preservice Teachers’ Attitudes Toward Technology and Innovation

    Richard Hartshorne, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    The purpose of this study was to understand how first-semester, pre-service teacher education students understand the concept of innovation and its role in promoting student learning and... More

    pp. 2105-2107

  5. Technology Leadership: Principals and Technology Coordinators Working Together

    Elizabeth Langran, University of Virginia, United States

    Technology leadership is essential for the effective integration of technology in schools. Principals need to understand how technology supports teaching and learning in order to make informed... More

    pp. 2108-2113

  6. Supporting Bricolage as Leadership for Systemic Pedagogical Innovations

    Nancy Law, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Innovation has become an increasingly important theme in education. Since the last decade of the twentieth century, there has been a mushrooming of systematic education reforms in many countries... More

    pp. 2114-2119

  7. Technology Leadership for Teacher Education at theState Level

    Ellen Meier, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States; Joseph Bowman, State University of New York at Albany, United States; Don Jacobs, State University of New York at Buffalo, United States

    How can technology help facilitate the achievement of key state goals, including equity and effective teacher preparation? Most states wrestle with these questions and others related to the... More

    pp. 2120-2125

  8. Using technology in the classroom: A conceptual model of innovation use in education.

    David Piper, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States; Michael Korns, Indana University of Pennsylvania, United States; Megan Wigfield, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    This study represents culminating research dealing with variables influencing teachers' decisions to use technology in instruction. By examining variables influencing teachers' decisions to... More

    pp. 2126-2133

  9. Building Campus Support for the Implementation of a Campus-Wide Notebook Initiative

    Susan Powers, Kenneth Janz & Ed Kinley, Indiana State University, United States

    In the summer 2004, a group of faculty and staff members from Indiana State University traveled to 5 different, public notebook institutions in the Midwest to investigate how these intuitions... More

    pp. 2134-2139

  10. Building and Sustaining an Educational Technology Collaboration Between a City District and the University

    Patricia Tinto, Harry Tuttle, Jerry Rispoli & Barbara Shelly, Syracuse University, United States

    Too often when a university partners with a city school district and the funding ends, the collaboration also ends. Syracuse University's School of Education and the Syracuse City School District... More

    pp. 2140-2142

  11. Nurturing Leadership and Supervision Competence of Library Media Specialists through Reflective Learning: A Class Knowledge Base Project

    Charles Xiaoxue Wang & Nancy Brown, Georgia State University, United States

    This presentation is about the use of a class knowledge base to develop leadership and supervision competence among Library Media Technology (LMT) specialist students at a southeast state... More

    pp. 2143-2149

  12. Using CMS to support and not to drive pedagogy

    Zsuzsanna Angeli, Kodolányi János University College, Hungary

    This paper investigates ways of complementing classroom teaching with a course management system (Moodle) to optimize the mix of content, delivery and interaction in the learning process. The... More

    pp. 2150-2155

  13. A Study on Learning Support System Model for Wireless Internet Environment

    Youngkwon Bae, Jungho Park, Sangmok Jeong, Pillwoo Oh, Kisang Song & Taewuk Lee, Korea National University of education Dept. of Computer Education, Korea (South)

    With the development of wireless Internet technology, many people are using mobile devices. Thus, school education also needs to have a system to support learning utilizing the advantages of... More

    pp. 2156-2158

  14. Fighting Terrorism by Creating online Collaborative Communities

    Marie Therese (Inas) Barsoum, Faculty of Arts - Ain Shams University, Egypt

    Education Technology is offering a unique chance to educators. We are now able through the world of computers and the Internet to get students from various parts of the world, not only to... More

    pp. 2159-2163

  15. WebALT! Deliver Mathematics Everywhere

    Olga Caprotti, University of Helsinki, Finland

    This poster and demonstration will showcase the products delivered by the European eContent project WebALT. The goal of the Web Advanced Learning Technologies project is to produce a collection of ... More

    pp. 2164-2168

  16. A Case for Personal Effectiveness Training for High School Students

    Adrienne Carr & Joyce Pittman, University of Cincinnati, United States

    This study presents a case for a specific program designed to equip high schools students with knowledge and skills most salient for effectuating positive actions which thereby lead to beneficial... More

    pp. 2169-2174

  17. Developing Online Community of Practice for In-Service Teachers in a Home Visit Program

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

    This is a story of applying computer applications in a home visit program. Beginning in 1997 eight schools in Sacramento, CA began doing home visits as part of a strategic plan for parent... More

    pp. 2175-2176

  18. Understanding the Design Principles of Learning Objects for Educational Applications via PDA Technology

    Daniel Churchill, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    This paper discusses an ongoing study into issues relevant to the design of learning objects for educational applications via PDA devices. The specific areas of inquiry in this study are: the... More

    pp. 2177-2184

  19. Podcasting in the Learning Environment: From Podcasts for the Learning Community, Towards the Integration of Podcasts within the Elementary Learning Environment

    Caroline Crawford & Richard A. Smith, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States; Marion S. Smith, Texas Southern University, United States

    Podcasting involves students in topic research, writing, the organization of information, interview techniques, digital recording, editing and preparation of a product for an audience. These are... More

    pp. 2185-2190

  20. Re-programming Piaget: A Developmental Look at ICT and 21st Century Learning

    Mechelle De Craene, University of Florida, United States; John Cuthell, MirandaNet Academy, University of Huddersfield, and Bath Spa University, United Kingdom

    This paper examines ways in which children and other learners acquire the skills and concepts of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Progress is detailed in terms of motor skills... More

    pp. 2191-2195


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