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SITE 2011--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 07, 2011

Editors

Matthew Koehler; Punya Mishra

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Number of papers: 818

  1. Student Teacher Use of Technology: A State and National Comparison

    Michael McDonald, Janet Tassell & Rebecca Stobaugh, Western Kentucky University, United States

    The primary goal of this study was to determine how effectively student teachers from a large comprehensive institution have used technology to compliment their teaching. Afterward, researchers... More

    pp. 1-8

  2. Incorporating Integrated Curriculum Projects into Methods Courses with HyperStudio

    Roger Wagner, Hyperstudio, USA, United States

    pp. 9-23

  3. The Best IRT Logistic Model for a Pre- and Post-Testing System with Previous Tests

    Tomoko Fujita, Tokai University, Japan; Shin-ichi Mayekawa, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

    The purpose of this research is to demonstrate an easy and accurate pre-and post-English language testing system in a university language program with 5,000 students each year. Previously conducted... More

    pp. 24-30

  4. Creating Digital Stories with Scratch to Promote Computational Thinking

    Lila Holt, University of Tennessee, United States

    The definition of computational thinking and literacy is currently evolving. While an exact definition does not exist currently the Scratch environment developed by MIT can be used to create... More

    pp. 31-32

  5. Adolescents’ activities online and how their notions of learning shape strategies and expectation

    Kristen Kereluik & Punya Mishra, Michigan State University, United States

    This paper reports on a case study of adolescents’ experiences online. Specifically this study sought to explore adolescents’ typical Internet use and understand how adolescents’ notions of... More

    pp. 33-42

  6. Emerging Technologies: Disconnects: K12, Teacher Education and the Computational Sciences

    Bob Plants, University of Mississippi, United States

    The drumbeat is getting louder, America is falling further behind economically when compared to other countries. In 2005, the National Academies published a report stating that America was is... More

    pp. 43-44

  7. Examining Digital Game-based Learning through the Lens of 21st Century Gamers

    Kari Richards, Wu Min & Alex Games, Michigan State University, United States

    This pilot study provides a glimpse into an after-school game design program, and the implications for the teaching of computational thinking. Through the evaluation of two game development and... More

    pp. 45-52

  8. Children’s Engineering and Computational Thinking

    Manorama Talaiver, Institute for Teaching through Technology & Innovative Practices Southside Virginia Regional Technology Consortium (SVRTC), United States; Glen Bull, University of Virginia, United States; Steven Moore, Science Approach, United States; Katherine Hayden, California State Universty San Marcos, United States

    Both Engineering and Computational Thinking are recognized as keys to economic success in our global knowledge society. How soon should these be introduced in schools? The Fab@School initiative... More

    pp. 53-57

  9. Children’s Engineering and Computational Thinking

    Manorama Talaiver, Institute for Teaching through Technology & Innovative Practices Southside Virginia Regional Technology Consortium (SVRTC), United States; Irene Lee, Santa Fe Institute, United States; Glen Bull, University of Virginia, United States; Alexander Repenning, University of Colorado--Boulder, United States

    Both Engineering and Computational Thinking are recognized as keys to economic success in our global knowledge society. How soon should these be introduced in schools? The Fab@School initiative... More

    pp. 58-61

  10. Using games in classroom: All tutors and no stories make a virtual world a dull game

    Mete Akcaoglu, Michigan State University, United States

    This experimental study was conducted to determine the effectiveness of inclusion of a storyline, as initiated and progressed by episodic tasks, in, Zon, a language-teaching virtual world.... More

    pp. 64-69

  11. The Relationship between Five Variables in Online, Televised, and f2f Classes—Finding the Threads

    Tami Al Hazza & Robin Spruce, Old Dominion University, United States

    This paper reports the results of a line of research carried out over a period of more than five years examining students’ sense of community, perceived learning, course rigor, student expenditure ... More

    pp. 70-73

  12. Come the Revolution: Pre-service Teachers’ Access to, Attitudes toward, and Skills with ICT

    Peter Albion, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    Pre-service teachers can benefit from the new learning opportunities offered by information and communication technology (ICT) both immediately for their own study and, in the longer term, for use ... More

    pp. 74-81

  13. Preparing for Doctoral Supervision at a Distance: Lessons from Experience

    Peter Albion & Ronel Erwee, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    An ageing academic workforce and increasing demand for tertiary education are combining to create an acute shortage of university teachers across almost every discipline in Australian universities.... More

    pp. 82-89

  14. Necessity of Applying Blended Learning in Higher Education of Iran

    Vahideh Alipour, Islamic Azad Universiry, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Foroozandeh Ghazi, Islamic Azad University, science and research branch, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    Abstract:This study is analyzing the application of blended learning in Payam Nour University, PNU and offering some suggestion for applying this kind of learning in the system of higher education... More

    pp. 90-100

  15. Technology-Mediated Learning (TML): Researching the Potential and Challenges of Using Mobile Devices to Support Learning and Health in Ghana

    Kinful Aryee & Ron Hansen, University of Western Ontario, Canada

    Abstract: The mobile phone usage among youth and adults is increasing in Ghana. There is a need to find how those devices could be applied in education and how access to information might increase ... More

    pp. 101-107

  16. I Learned More Than I Expected: Creating Communities of Practice to Impact Students’ Understanding of Reform-based Pedagogy

    Mehmet Aydeniz, JoAnn Candy & Kristen Rearden, The University of Tennessee, United States

    Abstract: This study is a report of in-service and pre-service science and mathematics teachers’ experiences with learning in three content methods courses. The results indicate that students had... More

    pp. 108-112

  17. Facilitating Students’ Critical Thinking in Online Discussion: Requiring Students to Self-code

    Hua Bai, Northeastern Illinois University, United States

    This paper reports the results of having students self-code posts in online discussion using practical inquiry model coding template. It was found that the students’ online discourse centered on... More

    pp. 113-115

  18. Challenges of Engaging Non-Traditional Students in an On-line Graduate Nursing Program

    Darlene Baker & Angela Schmidt, Arkansas State University, United States

    Abstract: Online learning continues to evolve at a rapid pace in higher education. Graduate nursing programs have been offered online at Arkansas State University since 2000. Faculty face many... More

    pp. 116-122

  19. What Are Teachers’ Experiences of Teaching and Learning of Science Via a Hybrid Course?

    Nesrin Bakir, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States; Barbara Hug, University if Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

    The purpose of this study was to understand how participating in a hybrid science teaching course influenced K-8 teachers’ perspectives on learning about teaching of science. Employing a mixed... More

    pp. 123-126

  20. Learning Their Way: Mobile Devices in Education

    Jimmy Barnes & Donna Herring, Jacksonville State University, United States

    Today’s educators must deal with a tremendous gap between how students live and how they learn. Even though new technologies that have direct applications in the educational setting are being... More

    pp. 127-129