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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 23, No. 4 (October 2015) pp. 509–533
Although the literature emphasizes the need for teachers to have online learning experiences in preparation for teaching online, teachers have few opportunities to experience online learning. One opportunity is online professional development. The ...
Professional task-based curriculum development for distance education practitioners at master’s level: A design-based research
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 16, No. 2 (Apr 15, 2015)
Curriculum development for distance education (DE) practitioners is more and more focusing on practical requirements and competence development. Delphi and DACUM methods have been used at some universities. However, in the competency-based...
“Grounded” Technology Integration: Instructional Planning Using Curriculum-Based Activity Type Taxonomies
Judith Harris; Mark Hofer; Margaret Blanchard; Neal Grandgenett; Denise Schmidt; Marcela van Olphen; Carl Young
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 573–605
Technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPCK or TPACK) – the highly practical professional educational knowledge that enables and supports technology integration – is comprised of teachers’ concurrent and interdependent knowledge of curriculum...
Convergent Adaptation in Small Groups: Understanding Professional Development Activities Through a Complex Systems Lens
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 319–344
Understanding the dynamics of individual or group adaptation can provide valuable information for constructing professional development strategies to increase chances of instructional success. This paper reports on an exploratory study that...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 231–264
The Arctic Climate Modeling Program (ACMP) offered yearlong science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professional development to teachers in rural Alaska. Teacher training focused on introducing youth to workforce technologies used in...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 133–144
Writing personal narratives provides students with additional techniques for making deeper connections to subject matter. Content-related narrative development offers a departure from the traditional methods of teaching and learning and enables...
Topics: Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Creativity, Video, Schools, Inclusive Education, Classrooms, Multicultural Education, Students, Personality, Integration, Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Literacy, Cognition, Teachers, Community, Computers, Interaction, Internet, Multimedia, Professional Development, Curriculum, Preservice Teacher Education, Standards, Culture, Communication
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (September 2009) pp. 280–315
This mixed methods study examined the effects of inserting laptops and science technology tools in middle school environments. Working together with a local university, middle school science teaching faculty members wrote and aligned curricula,...
Topics: Middle School Education, Classrooms, Human Computer Interaction, Learning Outcomes, Students, Computers, Integration, Teachers, Multimedia, Educational Technology, Change, Professional Development, Curriculum, Science, Teaching Methods, Creativity, Schools, Collaboration
E-Learning Teams and Their Adult Learning Efforts in Corporate Settings: A Cross Analysis of Four Case Studies
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 293–309
Four cases relating to the efforts of e-learning teams in valuing adult learners in their e-learning solutions were examined to better understand how e-learning teams value their adult learners within corporate settings. Two questions guided the...
AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 203–233
The use of podcasting has grown exponentially. Research projects are racing to keep up with this growth to understand implications for learning and instruction. This project specifically attempts to understand if the use and development of podcasts...
Topics: Teachers, Distance Education, Cognition, Training, Interaction, Computers, Community, Mathematics, Accessibility, Integration, Assessment, Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Literacy, Culture, Standards, Children, Science, Curriculum, Professional Development, eLearning, Attitudes, Evaluation, Software, Multimedia, Internet, Virtual Environments, Students, Library, Middle School Education, Legal Issues, Information Sciences, Physical Environments, Planning, Research Methods, Social Sciences, Socialization, Schools, Navigation, Learning Objects, Collaboration, Competencies, Communication, Leadership, Graphics, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Computer Sciences, Classrooms, Behavior, Databases, English Language Arts, Inclusive Education, Information Communication Technologies, Health, Government, Ethical Issues, Tutoring, Audio, Creativity, Multicultural Education, Human Computer Interaction
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 13, No. 3 (July 2005) pp. 493–514
This case study evaluates a field-based strategy for training in-service elementary teachers to use technology. The strategy, which was incorporated into the Long Beach Professional Development School for Educators (LBPDSE), involved a technology...
The Theory and Practice of Democratic Education as Seen in Pre-Service Teachers' Electronic Portfolios
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3862–3869
This action research uses constant comparative analysis of prospective secondary social studies teachers' electronic portfolios to argue that, when designed to elicit reflection about the theory and practice of democratic education, e-portfolios can ...
Lesson Study, Issues Centered Social Studies and New Technologies: A Design Experiment in High School Economics
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3881–3886
This paper describes findings from a year-long study which was situated in a distributed and technology-mediated learning environment where participants used "lesson study" to collaborate on the design and implementation of an "issues centered"...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 92–94
Electronic portfolios have been advocated as a new form of assessment documenting student personal and professional growth. It is believed that through careful selection of artifacts, as well as deep reflection on their essence and appropriate...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2901–2906
We present the design, testing, and implementation of a professional development model that uses three essential components: a successful Web-based curriculum environment (the Web-based Integrated Science Environment: WISE); a virtual community of...
The Case for Hypermedia Video Ethnographies: Designing a New Class of Case Studies that Challenge Teaching Practice
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education
Teacher educators are under increased pressure to prepare pre-service teachers theoretically and practically to teach culturally, linguistically, and learning diverse students. This paper describes an effort to expand traditional written case study ...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education
In this article, we discuss the context, conception, implementation and research used to refine and evaluate a systemic model for fostering technology integration in teacher education. The Learning Generation model identifies conditions where...
Topics: Preservice Teachers, Technology integration, teacher education, Integration, Educational Technology, Preservice Teacher Education, Curriculum, teacher preparation, Professional Development, faculty development, Collaboration, Inclusive Education