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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (September 2008) pp. 264–276
This article explores 21st century skills, nonlinear thinking skills, and the need for student reflection-which, taken together, serve as an essential foundation for digital-age teaching of today's hypertext learners. The authors discuss why...
Reconstructing Our Identities: Virtual Learning Experiences in Reading and Social Studies EducationVirtual Learning Experiences in Reading and Social Studies Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 3104–3106
In 1995, Turkle explored the territory of virtual personae within virtual communities by posing the question: "Do our real life selves learn lessons from our virtual personae?" (p.177). With Turkle's points in mind, we were intent on exploring the...
Technology, Transfer and Teaching: The Impact of a Single Technology Course on Preservice Teachers’ Computer Attitudes and Ability
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 16, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 385–410
Research on the impact of technology integration in colleges of education is often conflicting and rarely evaluated well. It therefore remains unclear which strategies are most effective for integrating technology in a teacher preparation program...
North Carolina's Sixth Graders Go to Russia A global Education/curriculum Integration Project that Redefines the Virtual Field Trip and Makes Social Studies Education in a Technology Enabled Environment Meaningful and Exciting
James Clark; Amanda Robertson; Matthew Ross; Candy Beal; Bill Beal; Pru Cuper; Mary Davis; Judy Lambert
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2168–2169
This project traces the three year development of preservice teachers' global technology projects from the after-the-fact journaling accounts of a research trip to Russia to a year long research study about Russia involving hundreds of sixth grade...