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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education

2003 Volume 11, Number 2

Editors

Richard E. Ferdig

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Designing, Developing, and Implementing a Course on LEGO Robotics for Technology Teacher Education

    Joan M. Chambers & Mike Carbonaro, University of Alberta, Canada

    Within a constructivist philosophy of learning, teachers, as students, are introduced to different perspectives of teaching with robotic technology while immersed in what Papert called a... More

    pp. 209-241

  2. PBL + IMM = PBL2: Problem Based Learning and Interactive Multimedia Development

    Peter R. Albion, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    Problem-based learning (PBL) is a powerful instructional design for professional education, which may be used to guide the design of interactive multimedia (IMM). An IMM package incorporating PBL... More

    pp. 243-257

  3. Collaborative Reflection and Professional Community Building: An Analysis of Preservice Teachers’ Use of an Electronic Discussion Board

    Sheila A. Nicholson & Nathan Bond, Southwest Texas State University, United States

    The use of technology in the educational setting can provide support for professional development early in a teacher's career. The purpose of this qualitative exploratory study was to examine the... More

    pp. 259-279

  4. Making Connections: Collaborative Approaches to Preparing Today’s and Tomorrow’s Teachers to Use Technology

    Cheryl L. Rosaen, Sharon Hobson & Ghazala Khan, Michigan State University, United States

    A collaborative approach was developed to support the professional development of teacher candidates, collaborating teachers (CTs) and teacher educators in learning to use technology for... More

    pp. 281-306

  5. The Promotion/Tenure Dilemma: Maintaining a Research Agenda While Developing Distance Learning Teaching Excellence

    Donald G. Hackmann, Iowa State University, Ames, United States

    This reflective article shares an associate professor's personal beliefs regarding distance education, his initial experiences with teaching distance learning courses, and his concerns with... More

    pp. 307-319

  6. Reaching Out to Rural Schools: University-Practitioner Linkage Through the Internet

    Gary C. Alexander, University of Idaho, United States

    This article discusses the creation of a teacher as researcher learning environment in one small rural Idaho elementary school through the Internet. At the request of five elementary school... More

    pp. 321-330