Search results for author:"Lori Olafson"
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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1405–1409
This paper describes revisions to an introductory course on instructional strategies for the elementary classroom. The course was revised simultaneously in two ways: 1) to integrate technology, and 2) to develop performance assessments. Three...
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 45, No. 1 pp. 71–84
This article explores the issue of domain generality of epistemological beliefs and world views of practicing teachers in the context of elementary school teaching. We describe ongoing research that examines beliefs held by teachers and their...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1243–1244
Perceptions of Technology in Preservice Education Courses This study examined preservice teachers and their instructors' perceptions of the use of technology in their education courses. The current research was part of a larger evaluation project...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 263–267
In an attempt to better prepare assessment literate teachers, the content and delivery of a required UNLV undergraduate assessment course was revised. The revised course included various methods of assessing student learning beyond the original...
Studying Teacher Education Vol. 3, No. 2 (November 2007) pp. 155–172
This paper describes a university-school collaboration that resulted in the creation and implementation of a field-based teacher education program. Key features of this program included immersion in the field, integrated curriculum, supported...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 132–134
Electronic portfolios offer an alternative approach of designing assessment, assist students in acquiring technology skills and guide their long-term professional development. Many efforts have been documented about implementing electronic...
Accumulating Gains and Diminishing Risks during the Implementation of Best Practices in a Teacher Education Course
Teacher Education Quarterly Vol. 32, No. 3 (2005) pp. 93–106
"Strategies for Effective Elementary Classroom Teaching" is an introductory course offered at the authors' university that impart instructional techniques and management strategies for the elementary classroom. Due to the course's limitations, the...