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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (March 2015) pp. 56–67
In this essay response, the authors address two goals: First, they comment on the ideas found in the new Guidelines for Using Technology to Prepare Social Studies Teachers, going deeper into issues where they concur with the judgments expressed,...
Topics: Social Studies
The Influence of Computer Use on Pre-service Teachers' Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Social Studies
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4074–4079
This paper reports on two years' research into the effects of computer use on the pedagogical content knowledge of pre-service social studies students. Over the last five years, the pre-service master's degree program described here has infused...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 4071–4073
This panel will address a paradox revealed by a review of current literature on technology in the social studies: its reticence on the issue of gender. The first half hour will be spent contextualizing the paradox. Responding to the title question - ...
Social Education Vol. 69, No. 3 (Apr 01, 2005)
America has been called "the argument culture," but you would not know it from many social studies classrooms. Despite a longstanding tradition in social studies of teaching controversial issues, all too few of today's classrooms accommodate this...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 5, No. 1 (2005) pp. 38–49
This paper, which won a best paper award at the 2004 annual conference of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, is a report of findings related to the introduction of technology in a course, entitled Women of the World, in a...
Topics: Preservice Teachers, technology, teacher education, teaching, Educational Technology, Social Studies, Preservice Teacher Education, teacher preparation, teacher training, Professional Development, Pedagogy, Digital Divide, Inservice
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4773–4780
Abstract: This paper is a report of findings related to the introduction of technology in a course about "Women of the World" in a master's degree program in the teaching of social studies. Recent academic research and journalistic commentary have...
Topics: Social Studies
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 20, No. 4 (2004) pp. 133–139
Reporting on a PT[superscript 3] grant-funded technology initiative involving social studies preservice students at Teachers College, Columbia University, this article seeks to illumine the many-faceted "digital divide." Data collected between 2000...