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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3102–3107
Successful ICT integration in classrooms depends on teachers’ competence in handling various ICT tools and on their knowledge of how to incorporate them to support teaching and learning processes. Given the importance of this issue, the purpose of...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (2001) pp. 245–267
This case study of teachers' professional development in in-structional technology explores three assumptions. The first is that teachers are at various levels in their knowledge and use of technology, and that these levels are developmental....
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 Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 55–74
Several studies have shown the complexities that teachers faced when planning for instruction in technology enhanced learning environments (TELE). Although classroom-oriented instructional development (ID) models have the potential to help teachers...
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
Situated Professional Development and Technology Integration: The Capital Area Technology and Inquiry in Education (CATIE) Mentoring Program
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (2002) pp. 169–190
This article explores the theoretical basis for a mentoring model of professional development concerned with the integration of computing technologies into classroom teaching and learning. It describes seven factors that affect professional...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 85–107
To be effective, teacher education programs need to engage teachers in learning as professionals. This includes learning experiences grounded in classroom practice and guidance to develop as professionals so teachers can take on roles of leaders and ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 3 (September 2007) pp. 178–198
Anyone who can access the Internet can be part of the knowledge-access, knowledge-building, information-exchanging culture, regardless of location. Time magazine's latest "Person of the Year" is "You"(Grossman, 2006). In a startling acknowledgement...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 2001, No. 1 (2001) pp. 5–31
This article reports on the final evaluation of the project, Constructing and Networking for Multiage Learning. The project gave teachers access to the resources of the World Wide Web (WWW or Web) and supported their efforts to be-come more...
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
Teaming Technology Enhanced Instruction in the Science Classroom and Teacher Professional Development
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 2 (1999) pp. 131–143
This paper describes a qualitative case study of Technology Enhanced Secondary Science Instruction (TESSI); a collaborative effort between teachers and researchers to advance technology implementation in high school science classrooms. The case...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1761–1766
Problem-based learning (PBL), a teaching/learning approach that relies on ill-structured problems to provide opportunities for student learning, can involve technology as a tool for acquiring, manipulating, and communicating information. In this...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2949–2956
The TELUS Learning Connection is about shifting paradigms in learning: this inititative empowers educators, through our professional development model and online tools/processes, to introduce innovation and achieve success in effective technology...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 4 (2001) pp. 473–496
This article reports surprising accomplishments of teachers who, despite overwhelming obstacles, are creating new learning opportunities for their students and are taking advantage of electronic technologies to support those innovations. Prior...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 13, No. 3 (July 2005) pp. 475–491
This paper examines how video can be used to help pre-service and in-service teachers learn to notice what is happening in their classrooms. Data from two related studies are presented. In the first study, middle-school mathematics teachers met...
ADOPTION AND USE OF TECHNOLOGY-SUPPORTED LEARNER-CENTERED PEDAGOGIES: BARRIERS TO TEACHERS’ IMPLEMENTATION
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 1955–1958
Implementation of learner-centered pedagogies in K-12 classrooms poses a number of difficulties for teachers that are not readily addressed through traditional professional development efforts. In this session, we outline the activities and...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 113–118
During the last few years a new form of professional development has evolved from the first wave of e-learning. This innovative delivery of course content has been termed hybrid learning. This, hybrid-learning environment blends the best features...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1452–1459
The TELUS Learning Connection provincial education/industry alliance of Alberta Learning, University of Alberta Faculty of Education, Alberta Teachers' Association, College of Alberta School Superintendents, and TELUS Corporation has since 1997...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 800–804
When preparing to do their student teaching in a knowledge building classroom student teachers must understand enough in advance of and during their time in such classrooms for their learning and for school learners to benefit. The "solution" put...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 2, No. 2 (2002) pp. 204–217
The purpose of this article is to highlight technology integration within a unique professional development school (PDS) context. Emphasis is placed on teaching interns (i.e., prospective elementary teachers in their final year of preparation) who...
Experienced Teachers as Novice Knowledge Builders in Online and Faceto- Face Environments: Informing Professional Development
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1930–1931
The goal of our research is to understand better how to provide professional development to teachers who are beginning to use Bereiter and Scardamalia's (1996) knowledge building theory in their classrooms. The study is a response to several calls...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1813–1819
The purpose of this paper is to highlight technology infusion within a unique professional development school (PDS) context. Emphasis is placed on teaching interns (preservice elementary teachers in their final year of preparation) who were...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2492–2493
Among the alternative "spaces" for the professional learning of teachers, collaborative reflection on students' work is gaining attention as an effective method to anchor improvement of classroom practices and students outcomes. Creative use of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 800–805
Teacher preparation for technology integration into education requires not only compelling approaches but also just-in-time exposure to new ideas, methods, and models. A Classroom View: A Tool for Professional Development is an interactive CD-ROM...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 653–656
The Technology Assistance Program (TAP) of the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL) is currently involved with the Applying Technology to Restructuring and Learning project that involves 150 teachers in six site schools located in...
Instructional Technologist as a Coach: Impact of a Situated Professional Development Program on Teachers’ Technology Use
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 13, No. 4 (October 2005) pp. 547–571
This article details a study that sought an alternative method to instruct public school teachers on how to integrate technology in their classrooms. Paired with a technology coach, nine teachers participated in this situated professional...