Search results for community of inquiry
Total records matched: 34 Search took: 0.239 secs
Five-Picture Charades: A Flexible Model for Technology Training in Digital Media Tools and Teaching Strategies
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (March 2012) pp. 55–70
In this article the authors present Five-Picture Charades, an instructional activity designed to introduce preservice and in-service teachers to the technical and pedagogical uses of digital images in the classroom. Because digital images can be...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 4 (December 2011) pp. 324–349
This article describes an English language arts teacher preparation perspective that considers middle school students as part of the teacher educator team. Based on a recognized gap in the literature about students as powerful partners, the authors ...
Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions of Learning Science Methods Through Hybridizing Asynchronous and Traditional Experiences
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 3 (September 2011) pp. 271–281
This study addresses preservice teachers’ perceptions toward online experiences, specifically, their perceptions about utilizing an online science methods curriculum versus a traditional methods curriculum. Thirty-eight senior level preservice...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 2 (June 2011) pp. 167–183
Teacher preparation for the 21st century deserves a front-end approach to addressing the use of technology in the learning environment. To study the effect of instructing with technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge (TPACK), teachers were asked...
Development of Pedagogical Technology Integration Content Knowledge in Preparing Mathematics Preservice Teachers: The Role of Instructional Case Analyses and Reflection
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 645–669
This qualitative case study explores the potential of technology integration teaching cases to develop preservice mathematics teachers’ Pedagogical Technology Integration Content Knowledge (PTICK). A cohort of eight mathematics education students...
Topics: Mathematics, Educational Technology, Teachers, Instructional Design, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Secondary Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Post Secondary Education, Students
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 671–691
This study represents an attempt to understand the roles and discourse of preservice teachers engaged in literature discussion with elementary students through e-mail exchanges. After local fourth graders chose books from a list appropriate for...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 3 (September 2010) pp. 338–359
The integration of technology into preservice teacher education continues to be emphasized as important. The hope is that if future teachers obtain technology skills they will design meaningful technology-mediated learning experiences for their...
Unpacking the “Total PACKage”: Emergent TPACK Characteristics From a Study of Preservice Teachers Teaching With Technology
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 3 (July 2010) pp. 415–441
Four pre-service teachers participated in a school-based collaborative initiative where they were supported by 2 university faculty members, a school board technology consultant and a Masters student to integrate technology into teaching practice....
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (June 2010) pp. 220–233
In this study, the authors examined the intersections between technology, pedagogy, and content through two social studies teachers’ development from preservice to in-service teaching. Qualitative data were collected during their teacher education...
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
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 161–182
The purpose of this paper is to introduce a technology integration model designed to assist pre-service teachers to learn meaningful uses of technology in K–12 classrooms. Based on studies in teacher education, learning theory, and technology...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 4 (December 2009) pp. 371–391
This article examines the role of technology in preservice teacher reflection. Situated in informal reflection (Shoffner, 2008), preservice English teachers’ choice of a specific technology medium for reflective practice is examined for satisfaction ...
AACE Journal Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 333–346
Although mobile technology is still evolving with most mobile devices supporting numerous communications and technology standards, there are currently very few applications of these devices to support teaching and learning activities. Integrated...
Preparing Preservice Teachers for 21st Century Classrooms: Transforming Attitudes and Behaviors About Innovative Technology
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 393–418
Keeping-up with progressing technology tools has been a troublesome issue for educational technology instructors for over ten years as they endeavor to prepare beginning teachers to integrate technology in their future classrooms. This paper...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 299–314
This article describes how a blogging exchange between pre-service teachers and elementary school children was used as part of a social studies pedagogy course. The objective of this exchange was to develop the pre-service teachers’ understanding of ...
Enhancing TPACK with Assistive Technology: Promoting Inclusive Practices in Pre-service Teacher Education
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 186–207
As the global community continues the transition from an industrialized factory model to an information and now participatory networked-based society, educational technology will play a pivotal role in preparing students for their futures. Many...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 160–185
Technological pedagogical content knowledge (now known as technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge, or TPACK) has become a widely referenced conceptual framework within teacher education. It provides a common language to discuss the integration...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 16, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 307–337
Recognizing the power of high quality practice in teacher preparation, a web-based simulation called Cook School District was designed to allow teacher candidates to practice the skills necessary to connect their teaching to the learning of all...
Enhancing Case-Based Learning in Teacher Education Through Online Discussions: Structure and Facilitation
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 19, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 331–349
This multi-case study compares the experiences of students and instructors participating in three different online discussion formats used to support the collaborative and social aspects of case-based instruction. Data were collected and analyzed...
Evaluating Multimedia-Learning Tools Based on Authentic Research Data that Teach Biology Concepts and Environmental Stewardship
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 1 (2008) pp. 45–64
High school science teachers and students need interactive, multimedia research-based learning objects that (a) support standards-based teaching, (b) enforce complex thinking and problem solving, (c) embrace research skills, (d) include appropriate...
An Online Interdisciplinary Discussion:Promoting Collaboration Between Early Childhood and Special Education Preservice Teachers
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 533–553
This research investigated the use of electronic journaling to promote collaboration between special education and general education preservice teachers. During the field experience component of their methods courses, the participants responded to...
Glen Bull; John Park; Michael Searson; Ann Thompson; Punya Mishra; Matthew J. Koehler; Gerald Knezek
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 3 (September 2007) pp. 129–139
Our goal in this editorial is to set the stage for interdisciplinary collaborations to tackle the wicked problem of technology integration in teaching. The CITE Journal is published by a coalition of teacher educator associations, the National...
Using supported video exemplars for the professional development of preservice elementary school teachers
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 2 (June 2007) pp. 28–41
The use of videotaped episodes of elementary mathematics classrooms for professional development is not new. However, without appropriate support, preservice teachers may find it difficult to hone in on the underlying features of the targeted...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 93–124
Multimedia construction is a complex and theoretically valid process for developing higher order thinking that can be implemented as a teaching activity and optionally associated with formal assessment in many ways. This paper explores the...
Topics: Learning Outcomes, Creativity, Teaching Methods, Information Communication Technologies, Instructional Materials, Portfolios, Collaboration, Multimedia, Preservice Teacher Education, Assessment, Elementary Education, Integration
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 2 (June 2006) pp. 204–217
This article shares an approach to teaching mathematics teacher education courses incorporating asynchronous online discussions. Specifically, this research is guided by the following research questions: (a) How would online discussions contribute...
Topics: Preservice Teachers, Technology integration, research, teacher education, Integration, Mathematics, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development, computer mediated communication, Teaching Methods, Blended Learning, Inclusive Education, Research Methods
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 2513–2518
Student teaching is a challenging period for preservice teachers as they transition from preparation to practice. Support from mentor teachers and university personnel can make this transition easier, helping preservice teachers successfully...
AACE Journal Vol. 13, No. 2 (April 2005) pp. 159–177
Researchers and teacher educators have called for contextualizing the learning of pedagogy and content within the complex context of schools. This account provides an overview of a web-based simulation called Sim-School © that provides a realistic...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 342–345
K-12 educators are rarely prepared for distance education, which is becoming relatively common in the USA under the term Virtual Schooling (VS). In the school year 2002/3 over 15% of U.S. high school students became engaged in VS. Due to the...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 5, No. 3 (2005) pp. 237–253
As national teacher education and government organizations continue to endorse technology integration in K-12 settings, university doctoral programs in English education face a complex task. They are being called upon to prepare scholars who will...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 3, No. 4 (2004) pp. 412–432
The existing gap between how we expect teachers to use technology and how they are actually using it has largely been blamed on schools and colleges of education (SCOEs). To address this concern it is recommended that SCOEs integrate technology...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2300–2303
Traditional teacher education programs are turning to non-traditional approaches to preservice teacher preparation as they struggle to keep up with increasing demand for teachers. Many of these approaches include web-based or other distance-based...
Designing and Using Hypermedia Materials to Investigate Language Use in a Culturally Diverse Classroom
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 11, No. 2 (2002) pp. 155–175
Hypermedia teacher education materials are a potentially rich teaching resource for teacher educators who are preparing preservice teachers to practice in culturally diverse classrooms. They provide highly contextualized views of classroom practice...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 959–963
This paper is a report on the findings of the first part of a study conducted in teacher education classes and related activities. Situations and materials were recorded with audio equipment or with notes taken by the researcher. Qualitative...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 6–11
This paper*i opens with a story of what was once cutting-edge, state-of- the-art technology and its integration into preservice teacher preparation. It is a story of the technology, in this case video recording, the theories applied to its ...