SITE 2016

SITE, known as the ‘The Friendly Society’, is unique as the only organization which has as its sole focus the integration of instructional technologies into teacher education programs. SITE promotes the development and dissemination of theoretical knowledge, conceptual research, and professional practice knowledge through conferences, books, projects, and the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE).
Dates 21 Mar 2016 12:00 am (UTC -4) 25 Mar 2016 12:00 am (UTC -4)
Place (View On Map) Hyatt Regency Savannah

SITE 2016 theme: “Bridging Theory and Practice”

You are invited to attend SITE 2016 and participate in this annual international forum which offer numerous opportunities to share your ideas, explore the research, development, and applications, and to network with the  leaders in this important field of teacher education and technology.

Who should attend SITE 2016

The SITE 2016 Conference is designed for:

  • Teacher educators in ALL disciplines
  • Computer technology coordinators
  • K-12 administrators
  • Teachers
  • Curriculum developers
  • Principals
  • All interested in improving education through technology

SITE 2016 Topics

Information Technology Topics

  • Computational Thinking
  • Digital Fabrication
  • Digital Storytelling/Video
  • Distance/Flexible Education
  • Equity and Social Justice
  • Games & Simulations
  • International Education
  • Mobile Learning
  • New Possibilities with Information Technologies
  • Research & Evaluation
  • Technology Leadership
  • Virtual Schooling
  • Wearable Technologies in Education
  • Workforce Education

Teacher Education Topics

  • African Perspective
  • Assessment and E-folios
  • Assistive Technologies
  • Creativity
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Engineering Education
  • English Education
  • Geospatial Education
  • Information Literacy Education (Library & Media Science)
  • Information Technology Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • Special Education
  • Technological, Pedagogical, And Content Knowledge (TPACK)

SITE 2016 Keynote Speakers

Marc Prensky, Global Future Education Foundation and Institute
“PLAN B”: Education to Improve the World

Larysa Nadolny, Iowa State Univ., USA
EPIC WIN: Designing for success with game-based learning

Bob Hirshon, American Assoc. of the Advancement of Science, USA
Using Technology and Universal Design Principals to Reach Diverse Audiences

Yuhyon Park, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
An Innovative Digital Citizenship Initiative in Singapore and Korea

The 27th annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education will be held in Savannah, Georgia, on March 21-25, 2016.

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