Research & Conferences

PUBLICATIONS

 

Slaten, M., Rice, M., & Emfinger, K. (2013). Using technology as an intervention tool for struggling kindergarteners. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (pp. 4420-4423). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

 

CONFERENCES

 

Rice, M. L., Rice, Jr., R. L., Rice, III, R. L., Lewis, T., & Slaten, M. (2015, June). Engaging students in creativity and higher order thinking with PowToon.  Presented at the International Society for Technology in Education annual conference, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Rice, M. L., Lewis, T., Rice, Jr., R.L., Rice, III, R. L., Slaten, M.  (2014, June).  Cyber kids:  Internet safety and elementary and middle schools.  Presented at the International Society for Technology in Education annual conference, Atlanta, GA.

 

Slaten, M., Rice, M., Wilson, E., & Sellers, T.  (2014, May).  Keeping up with technology: Development of an Innovative Technology Teaching and Learning Laboratory.  Presented at The University of Alabama System Scholars Institute, Tuscaloosa, AL.

 

Wilson, E., Rice, M., Sellers, T., & Slaten, M. (2014, February 21).  Designing an Innovative Technology, Teaching and Learning Lab:  Lessons Learned.  Presentation for the 2014 CIT Faculty Technology Showcase Program, Tuscaloosa, AL.

 

Slaten, M., Emfinger, K., & Rice, M. L.  (2013, June). Using technology as an intervention tool for struggling elementary students. Presented at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) annual conference, San Antonio, TX.

 

Slaten, M., Rice, M.L., Emfinger, K.  (2013, March).  Using technology as an intervention tool for struggling kindergarteners.  Presentation at the annual Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) annual conference, New Orleans, LA.

 

Rice, M. L., Lewis, T., Price, G., Rice, Jr., R.L, Rice, III, R.L., Slaten, M. (2012, June).  Create interactive games, movies, and animations using Alice and Scratch.  Workshop presented at the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) annual conference, San Diego, CA.
 

Slaten, M., Emfinger, K., & Rice, M.L. (2012, June).  Using Technology as an intervention tool for struggling kindergarteners. Presentation at the International Society for Technology in Education (SITE) annual conference, San Diego, CA.

 

Slaten, M., Rice, M., Emfinger, K.  (2012, March). Using technology as an intervention tool for struggling kindergarteners. Poster session for the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) conference, New Orleans, LA.

 

Slaten, M. & Rice, M. L. (2011, November).  Using technology to raise kindergarteners’ skill and knowledge levels.  Presented at the Mid-South Educational Research Association (MSERA) Conference, Oxford, MS.

Slaten, M., Rice, M. L., & Emfinger, K. (2011, November).  Using technology to assist young children’s development of school readiness skills.   Presented at the National Association for the Education of Young Children annual conference, Orlando, FL.

Rice, M. L., Lewis, T., Rice, Jr., R.L, Rice, III, R.L., Slaten, M. (2011, June).  Learning computer programming while gaining digital age skills. Presentation at the International Society for Technology in Education, Philadelphia, PA.
 

Rice, M. L. & Slaten, M. (2010, June). Raising elementary students’ expectations and achievement with technology integration. Paper presentation for the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference, Denver, CO.

 

LOCAL PRESENTATIONS

 

Price, G., Guo, Z., & Slaten, M. (2012, March).  Technology and research:  An interactive exploration of 10 Web 2.0 tools to utilize when conducting educational research. Workshop for the faculty a t the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

 

Price, G., Guo, Z., & Slaten, M. (2012, February).  Technology and research:   An interactive

 exploration of 10 Web 2.0 tools to utilize when conducting educational research. Presentation to the CAT 534 class at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

 

Rice, M., & Slaten, M. (2011) Learning computer programming while learning digital age skills: Workshop on Alice software. Workshop presented to the computer classes at Mountain Brook Junior High, Mountain Brook, Alabama.

 

Slaten, M. (2010). Virtual backpack: Tools to help you succeed as a student at UA. Presentation given to a University of Alabama Freshman Learning Group, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

 

Slaten, M. (2010). My top ten tools for elementary educators. Presentation given to a freshman learning group of pre-service teachers at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.