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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education

1999 Volume 7, Number 2

Editors

Richard E. Ferdig

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Integrating Mathematics and Science Education Using the Powers of Ten

    James R. Miller & Adrian L. Melott, University of Kansas, United States

    We read almost daily about how America's students are falling behind those in other industrialized nations in terms of mathematics and science education. As a direct result, there is a renewed... More

    pp. 87-96

  2. Multimedia Portfolios for Preservice Teachers: From Theory to Practice

    Donna Read & Ralph Cafolla, Florida Atlantic University, United States

    Over the last five years, educators have discovered the validity of portfolios for evaluating students in elementary and secondary settings. Another obvious trend in education is the increased use ... More

    pp. 97-113

  3. First-year Teachers’ Use of Technology: Preparation, Expectations and Realities

    Marilyn O. McKinney, W. Paul Jones & Neal B. Strudler, University of Nevada, United States; Linda F. Quinn, University of Northern Iowa City, United States

    This article reports the results of a study that investigated the needs and concerns of first-year teachers including the problems they encountered, the support they received, and the degree to... More

    pp. 115-129

  4. Teaming Technology Enhanced Instruction in the Science Classroom and Teacher Professional Development

    Erminia Pedretti, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto, Canada; Jolie Mayer-Smith & Janice Woodrow, University of British Columbia, Canada

    This paper describes a qualitative case study of Technology Enhanced Secondary Science Instruction (TESSI); a collaborative effort between teachers and researchers to advance technology... More

    pp. 131-143

  5. Technology and Teacher Preparation: An Oxymoron?

    Ranae Stetson, Texas Christian University, United States; Troy Bagwell, Decatur Independent School District, United States

    This article describes the dilemmas school districts and colleges of education are facing as they move toward training both veteran and new teachers to integrate technology as a teaching/learning... More

    pp. 145-152

  6. Exploring Teaching, Learning, and Instructional Reform in an Introductory Technology Course

    Dale S. Niederhauser, Donna J. Salem & Matt Fields, University of Utah, United States

    The typical introduction to technology course focuses on helping preservice teachers develop skills for using technology and integrating it into their practice (Downs, 1992; McKenzie, 1994; Niess, ... More

    pp. 153-172