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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference

Mar 05, 2017


Paul Resta; Shaunna Smith

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Number of papers: 7

  1. Computational Thinking in Computer Science Classrooms: Viewpoints from CS Educators

    Jon Good & Aman Yadav, Michigan State University, United States; Punya Mishra, Arizona State University, United States

    Computational thinking (CT) has been described as a mental activity, a problem solving approach, and a skill fundamental to most disciplines. For teachers, the varied definitions of CT make it... More

    pp. 51-59

  2. Open Educational Practice and Preservice Teacher Education: Understanding past practice and future possibilities

    Peter Albion & David Jones, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Chris Campbell, Griffith University, Australia; Janice Jones, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    'Open' is a commonly applied descriptor for a variety of educational initiatives but its meaning and implications vary widely. This paper reviews some more recent understandings of 'open' in... More

    pp. 798-806

  3. Validation of Mobile Phone Use in the Classroom Survey

    Blanche O'Bannon, Karee Dunn & Yujeong Park, University of Tennessee, United States

    Although mobile phone use in schools is increasing swiftly, very little is known about teachers’ willingness to use these devices in the classroom or their beliefs regarding the possible uses of... More

    pp. 1033-1041

  4. A Tweet by Any Other Frame: Three Approaches to Studying Educator Interactions on Twitter

    K. Bret Staudt Willet, Matthew J. Koehler & Spencer P. Greenhalgh, Michigan State University, United States

    Every day, thousands of educators use Twitter to interact with each other. Yet, the research that examines these educator interactions on Twitter is nascent, in part because it is unclear how to... More

    pp. 1823-1830

  5. Using Virtual Roleplay Modules to Develop Teacher Candidates’ Competence in Communicating About Bullying

    Deborah Schussler, Jennifer Frank, Michelle Wright & TK Lee, Penn State University, United States; Julia Mahfouz, Pennsylvania State University, United States

    Teachers can play a critical role in stopping bullying-related violence. However, many teachers report they are reluctant to become involved in peer conflicts for fear of “making the situation... More

    pp. 2243-2251

  6. Exploring Independence of Five TPACK Domains TK, PK, CK Math, CK Science, and TPACK of Pre-service Special Education Teachers.

    Aleksandra Kaplon-Schilis, The Graduate Center, CUNY, United States; Irina Lyublinskaya, College of Staten Island, CUNY, United States

    This long-term single group study was conducted with pre-service special education elementary teachers taking the graduate level course Integrating Technology in Mathematics and Science Instruction... More

    pp. 2367-2375

  7. Differences in preservice teachers’ readiness to use ICT in education and development of TPACK

    Erkko Sointu & Teemu Valtonen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland; Christine Cutucache, University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States; Jari Kukkonen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland; Matthew C. Lambert, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States; Kati Mäkitalo-Siegl, University of Eastern Finland, Finland

    Education for the 21st century society requires the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education. This presents challenges for preservice teacher education. Thus, more cognate... More

    pp. 2462-2469