SITE 2009 Advance Program/Early Registration: Jan. 21

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 SITE 2009 Advance Program

 NEW @ SITE 2009:

 A Forum for School Teachers and School Leaders

 

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SITE 2009

Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education International Conference

March 2-6, 2009  *  Charleston, SC

(Embassy Suites Hotel Airport/Convention Center)

ADVANCE PROGRAM / REGISTRATION

Organized by:

Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) and

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

 

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CONTENTS & LINKS

(Details Below)

  1. Invitation, Scope, & Program Activities

  2. Advance Program Online / Early Registration Deadline Jan. 21

  3. Hotel Reservations Due by Jan. 29   Hotel space is filling quickly

  4. Presentation Schedule

  5. Presentation Categories

  6. Major Topics : NEW TOPIC: NSF ITEST - Information Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (US Government funded projects)

  7. NEW: A Forum for School Teachers and School Leaders

  8. Tutorials/Workshops

  9. Symposium : Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education Worldwide: Challenges for Teacher Educators

  10. Keynote/Invited Speakers

  11. Charleston, SC

 

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INVITATION:

SITE 2009 is the 20th annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education. This society represents individual teacher educators and affiliated organizations of teacher educators in all disciplines, who are interested in the creation and dissemination of knowledge about the use of information technology in teacher education and faculty/staff development.  SITE is a society of AACE.

SITE is the premiere international conference in this field and annually attracts more than 1,200 leaders in the field from over 50 countries.

You are invited to participate in this international forum which offers numerous opportunities to explore the research, development, and applications in this important field.

The SITE Conference is designed for:

  • Teacher educators in ALL disciplines
  • Computer technology coordinators
  • K-12 administrators & school leaders
  • Teachers
  • Curriculum developers
  • Principals
  • All interested in improving education through technology
All presentation proposals are peer-reviewed and selected by three reviewers on the respected Program Committee for inclusion in the conference program, Proceedings (book and CD-ROM formats) and Education & Information Technology Library (EdITLib)

 

SCOPE:

The Conference invites proposals from the introductory through advanced level on all topics related to:

  1. the use of information technology in teacher education, and
  2. instruction about information technology in
    • Preservice
    • Inservice
    • Graduate Teacher Education
    • Faculty & Staff Development

Sessions which address the theory, research and applications as well as describe innovative projects are presented.

PROGRAM ACTIVITIES:

  • Keynote Speakers
  • Invited Speakers/Invited Panels
  • Papers
  • Symposia
  • Demonstrations/Posters
  • Panels
  • Tutorials/Workshops
  • Roundtables
  • Corporate Demonstrations
  • Corporate Showcases

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ADVANCE PROGRAM ONLINE / EARLY REGISTRATIONS DUE JAN. 21

  • The SITE Advance Program / Registration is online and includes information on all program activities listed above, and all sessions accepted to date.
  • The early registration date for SITE is only weeks away. Take advantage of this discount and register today.
  • Early registration also helps ensure that you can reserve space in the pre-conference tutorial(s)/workshop(s) of your choice.

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HOTEL RESERVATIONS DUE JANUARY 29

  • **Note: space at filling quickly at the Embassy Suites Hotel Airport/Convention Center
  • The hotel accommodations must be reserved by Jan. 29 to take advantage of the conference hotel discount room rates.
  • The block of rooms reserved for SITE may be filled prior to this date so be sure to make your reservations early.

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PRESENTATION SCHEDULE

  • All sessions may be searched for and listed by date, topic, or author last name.

 

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PRESENTATION CATEGORIES

  • The Technical Program includes a wide range of interesting and usefulactivities designed to facilitate the exchange of ideas and information. These include keynote and invited talks, paper presentations, roundtables,poster/demonstrations, tutorials/workshops, panels, and corporate showcases.

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MAJOR TOPICS

  • NEW TOPIC: NSF ITEST- Information Technology Experiences fpr Students and Teachers (US Government funded projects)

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A FORUM FOR SCHOOL TEACHER AND SCHOOL LEADERS

  • Teachers and School Leaders are invited to participate in sessions on practical, effective ways to teacg with technology in today's school.

 

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PRE-CONFERENCE TUTORIALS / WORKSHOPS

Monday, March 2, 2009

  • Learning 2.0: Google Applications for Educators (BYOL), Part 1

  • Creating Podcasts Using Open Source Applications; Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL)

  • Web 2.0 Tools to Support Project-Based Learning: A Survey of What's Out There (Optional but not required: Bring Your Own Laptop)

  • Learning 2.0: Google Applications for Educators (BYOL), Part 2

  • EASY AND CHEAP Audio and Video Tools for Sustaining Active Learning Communities for Teaching and Learning

  • The Missing Manual: Integrating Web 2.0 Technologies into the Curriculum; Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL)

  • Using Digital Storytelling to Promote Classroom Curriculum; Bring Your Own Laptop (BYOL)

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PRE-CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM:

  • Information Technology in Primary and Secondary Education Worldwide: Challenges for Teacher Educators
  • Learn what 136 scholars from 23 nations have complied over the past five years, and discuss with your colleagues the implications.

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KEYNOTE & INVITED SPEAKERS:

  • Many interesting keynote and invited speakers, panels, symposia and workshops are offered this year!

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CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA:

 Where History Lives--Indulge, Play, and Explore!

 

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