SITE 2009--Technology & Teacher Ed. Call

>> Call for Participation Deadline: October 17 <<

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                                  SITE 2009

   Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education
                        International Conference

          March 2-6, 2009  *  Charleston, South Carolina

            (Embassy Suites Hotel/Convention Center)

                        CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

                 ** Submissions Due: Oct. 17, 2008 **

                                 Organized by
Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

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                         ** NEW FOR SITE 2009 **

   Submit Your Full Paper for Publication in the New Book--

"Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2009"

SITE 2009 will offer for the first time an alternative Full Paper submission category.
"Full Papers (Edited Book Candidates)" are Full Paper submissions submitted in
their final by Oct. 17th. These will be reviewed for publication in
"Research Highlights in Teacher Education 2009" as well as a presentation.

                  >> CONTENTS & LINKS  (details below) <<

1. Call for Papers and Submission & Presenter Guidelines, Deadline Oct. 17th:

2. Scope & Major Topics:

4. Presentation Categories:
5. Proceedings & Paper Awards:

6. Corporate Participation:
7. For Budgeting Purposes:

8. Charleston, South Carolina:
9. Deadlines:

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.

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

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

To submit a proposal, complete the online form at:

For Presentation and AV guidelines, see:


* Keynote Speakers
* Invited Panels/Speakers
* Papers (Full & Brief)
* Posters/Demonstrations
* Corporate Showcases & Demonstrations
* Tutorials/Workshops
* Roundtables
* Symposia

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

Proposals which address the theory, research and applications as well as
describe innovative projects are encouraged.


* Assessment and E-folios
* Corporate
* Development of Future Faculty
* Digital Video
* Distance/Flexible Education
* Electronic Playground
* Equity and Social Justice
* Evaluation and Research
* Games and Simulations
* Graduate Education and Faculty Development
* Information Literacy
* Information Technology Diffusion/Integration
* International Education
* Latino/Spanish Speaking Community
* Leadership
* New Possibilities with Information Technologies
* Web/Learning Communities
* Workforce Education

* Art Education
* Assistive Technologies
* Early Childhood Education
* English Education
* Human Languages Education
* Information Technology Education
* NSF ITEST: Innovative Technology Experiences for Teachers and Students (US Gov. Funded Projects)
* Mathematics Education
* Middle School Education
* Science Education
* Social Studies Education
* Special Education/Assistive Technology
* Technological, Pedagogical, And Content Knowledge (TPACK)

US Dept. of Ed. PT3: Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (US Gov. Funded Projects)

Submissions in each of these areas will be blind reviewed primarily by the members of the SIG (Special Interest Group) corresponding to the topic chosen.  For information on each SITE SIG, see:

The Technical Program includes a wide range of interesting and useful
activities 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.

Accepted papers will be published by AACE in the Technology and Teacher
Education Annual proceedings series. Books in this series serve as major
source documents indicating the current state of teacher education and
information technology. This proceedings will be published as a searchable
electronic book on CD-ROM.

The Annuals are internationally distributed through and archived in the
Education and Information Technology Digital Library,

First and second paper authors are limited to two papers published in the

All presented papers will be considered for Best Paper Awards within
several categories.

Award winning papers may be invited for publication in the:
- Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE) ( or
- Online journal, Contemporary Issues in Technology & Teacher Education (CITE) (,

Highlighted in the:
- AACE online periodical AACE Journal (, and
EdITLib--Education and Information Technology Digital Library,

A variety of opportunities are available to present research-oriented
papers, or to showcase and market your products and services. For information about Corporate
Showcases (30 minutes) and Corporate Demonstrations (2-hours, scheduled with the Poster/Demos),
click here.

The conference registration fee for all presenters and participants will be
approximately $295 (members); $340 (non-members).  Registration includes Proceedings on
CD, receptions, and all sessions except tutorials.

The conference hotel (Embassy Suites Hotel/Convention Center) specially discounted
guest room rate is $155 (single/double).

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Proposals Due:              Oct. 17, 2008
Authors Notified:            Nov. 26, 2008
Proceedings File Due:   Jan. 21, 2009
Early Registration:         Jan. 21, 2009
Hotel Reservation:         Jan. 29, 2009
Conference:                   Mar. 2-6, 2009

To be added to the mailing list for this conference, link

If you have a question about SITE, please send an e-mail to
SITE/AACE Conference Services,

SITE--Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education
P.O. Box 1545
Chesapeake, Virginia 23327  USA
Phone: 757-366-5606 * Fax: 703-997-8760
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