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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 8 (Jan 01, 2011) pp. 1304–1318
This paper traces the evolution of the design framework for the use of technology in a teacher education program in a Singaporean university. This course focuses on developing student teachers' capacity for the use of ICT in teaching and learning....
Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 4 (December 2012) pp. 1234–1245
The aim of this study is to investigate the complexity of past experiences with ICT, pedagogical beliefs, and attitude toward ICT in education that the Net Generation student teachers have about their intention to teach and learn with technology....
Using Positioning Theory to Identify Contradictory Teachers’ Identity When Enacting Knowledge Building in Social Studies
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2013 (Jun 24, 2013) pp. 100–104
This paper reports the initial dilemmas teachers faced when implementing knowledge building in social studies as part of a future school initiative in Singapore. Positioning theory was used to analyze teachers’ discourse during curriculum meetings...
Understanding the Relationship between Singapore Preservice Teachers' ICT Course Experiences and Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) through ICT Course Evaluation
Educational Assessment, Evaluation and Accountability Vol. 25, No. 4 (November 2013) pp. 321–339
Teacher education institutions conduct information and communications technology (ICT) courses to prepare preservice teachers (or initial teacher education candidates) to support their teaching practice with appropriate ICT tools. ICT course...
Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 36, No. 3 (August 2008) pp. 215–227
Although there are some success stories of technology integration in schools, it remains unclear in the literature how teachers become, and take on the identity of, exemplary users of technology in classrooms. Using concepts from cultural sociology, ...
Changing Epistemology of Science Learning through Inquiry with Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 24, No. 4 (Oct 06, 2005) pp. 367–386
There are increasing efforts among science educators to move students away from learning about science towards learning to be scientist. To progress in this calling, there is a need to change the epistemology of science learning from instructivism...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 25, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2009) pp. 440–457
In this paper, we describe our path for designing an online community of practice for teachers in Singapore, from identifying the current status of professional development to designing an online platform where teachers can share vivid images of...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 18, No. 3 (September 2010) pp. 203–218
While the growing prevalence of Web 2.0 in education opens up exciting opportunities for universities to explore expansive, new literacies practices, concomitantly, it presents unique challenges. Many universities are changing from a content...