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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education

April 2014 Volume 22, Number 2

Editors

Richard E. Ferdig

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Supporting Teachers’ Technology Integration: A Descriptive Analysis of Social and Teaching Presence in Technical Support Sessions

    Jennifer Albert & Margaret Blanchard, North Carolina State University, United States; Meredith Kier, Howard University, United States; Sarah Carrier, North Carolina State University, United States; Grant Gardner, Middle Tennessee State University, United States

    Given the importance of technology in today’s society, many teacher professional development (TPD) efforts incorporate instructional technologies. Following TPD, little is known about how to... More

    pp. 137-165

  2. Effectiveness of an Online Simulation for Teacher Education

    Farnaz Badiee & David Kaufman, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    This study evaluated the effectiveness of the simSchool (v.1) simulation as a tool for preparing student teachers for actual classroom teaching. Twenty-two student teachers used the simulation for ... More

    pp. 167-186

  3. Twitter as a tool to promote community among language teachers

    Gillian Lord, University of Florida, United States; Lara Lomicka, University of South Carolina, United States

    With the rise in popularity of microblogging, we must consider whether such social networking can be harnessed to bring benefits and outcomes to the professional development of teachers. Recent... More

    pp. 187-212

  4. The Components of Effective Teacher Training in the Use of Three-Dimensional Immersive Virtual Worlds for Learning and Instruction Purposes: A Literature Review

    Natalie Nussli & Kevin Oh, University of San Francisco, United States

    The overarching question that guides this review is to identify the key components of effective teacher training in virtual schooling, with a focus on three-dimensional (3D) immersive virtual... More

    pp. 213-241

  5. Preparing Special Education Teachers for Teaching Mathematics and Science with Technology by Integrating TPACK Framework into the Curriculum: A Study of Teachers’ Perceptions

    Nelly Tournaki & Irina Lyublinskaya, College of Staten Island / CUNY, United States

    This study examined the development of Technological Pedagogical And Content Knowledge (TPACK) in mathematics and science of pre-service special education teachers via one course. The course... More

    pp. 243-259