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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2917–2920
This paper describes a research project designed to support six practicing mathematics teachers to learn a dynamic statistics education software program, Fathom, and to critically practice and reflect on the integration of this learning technology...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1417–1424
What happens when an inquiry-based teacher education program encounters a province-mandated Information and Communications Technology (ICT) curriculum? This paper reports on the second year of technology integration efforts in an inquiry-based...
The Effect of Social Context on the Reflective Practice of Preservice Science Teachers: Incorporating a Web-Supported Community of Teachers
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 543–579
This study examines the use of electronic networking technologies in the context of a secondary science methods course and an accompanying student teaching experience. Specifically, we examined the effects of social context on the student teaching...
Topics: Preservice Teachers, Technology integration, teacher education, Integration, Learning Communities, information technology, Educational Technology, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development, Science, Pedagogy, Communication, Science Education, computer mediated communication, Inclusive Education, Information Sciences
Deepening the Impact of Technology through an Inquiry Approach to Teaching and Learning: A Cross-Case Analysis of Three Teachers’ Experience
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2031–2032
This case study focuses on three teacher professionals whose teaching practices capitalize on the use of multiple technologies and inquiry method as a means to deepen student learning, engagement, and understanding. It reveals how teachers who...
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...
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...
Collaborative Reflection and Professional Community Building: An Analysis of Preservice Teachers’ Use of an Electronic Discussion Board
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 11, No. 2 (2003) pp. 259–279
The use of technology in the educational setting can provide support for professional development early in a teacher's career. The purpose of this qualitative exploratory study was to examine the use of an electronic discussion board in a field...
Motivational Factors Impacting Teacher Participation in an Online Professional Development Community
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3813–3814
The purpose of this paper is to report teacher motivations in participating in an online professional development community. Specifically, the researchers examine discussion forums in the Persistent Issues in History Network (PIHNet) a website...
AACE Journal Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2004) pp. 56–84
Though the concept of online community has been heralded as a promising tool to support teacher professional development, a robust and meaningful definition remains elusive. This review draws together reserach on community, teaching, and learning...
Tech4u: Increasing Teachers’ Technology Literacy through an Online Professional Development Community
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2332–2337
Reform in education tends to follow the logic of "more is better." We face a continuing cycle of more standards, more legislation, more testing, more teacher preparation, and more accountability. Professional development efforts to create technology ...
Teaching Science with Technology: Case Studies of Science Teachers' Development of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPCK)
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 1 (March 2009) pp. 25–45
This study examines the development of technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge (TPACK) in four in-service secondary science teachers as they participated in a professional development program focusing on technology integration into K-12...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4736–4744
New information from the learning sciences informed the design of a summer institute and its supportive community portal system, the ITS Learning and Teaching Portal. The portal supported an institute offered by the Information Technology in...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 4, No. 3 (2004) pp. 323–344
This paper examines three questions regarding the use of computer technologies and education. The first question addresses the effects of computer technologies on student achievement, the second regards the effects of computer technologies on school ...
Innovative uses of IT applications in STEM classrooms: A preliminary review of ITEST teacher professional development
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 2 (April 2010) pp. 203–230
The National Science Foundation (NSF) Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) program provides a unique opportunity to assess a broad spectrum of professional development projects that share key characteristics but were...
Design of Web-based Learning Environments: Integrating curriculum, technology, and professional development approaches
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 1860–1863
An increasing number of learning environments are successfully engaging students in authentic inquiry while also promoting meaningful learning about central concepts in a discipline. These efforts are characterized by some common characteristics: ...
The Learning to Teach with Technology Studio: Demonstration of a state-of-the-art Web-based Professional Development system for teaching K-12 technology integration
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 197–198
In this demonstration, participants will examine an existing online professional development system for preK-12 technology integration and explore key issues related to designing this type of a system. One such Web-based system, the Learning to...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4595–4599
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a widely used technology in higher education, government, and industry. However, only two percent of American high schools have implemented GIS in their classrooms (Kerski 2003). This paper discusses a study...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1723–1724
Abstract: Successful instructional technology efforts contain multi-faceted support mechanisms. Thanks to a federal appropriation, ten colleges/schools/departments of education are participating in a pilot project to bring technology, support, and...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 2 (June 2007) pp. 59–74
The pervasive nature of the Internet, both in society and in America's schools, leads teacher educators to wonder how this dynamic tool is being utilized in the classroom and, especially, if it is benefiting students' understanding. This study...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 22, No. 1 (2011) pp. 139–165
The purpose of this paper is to explore a teacher professional development program embedded in a networked learning environment, and to offer an emerging model and analytic matrix of 21st century teacher professional development. The Globaloria...
Using digital primary sources in the social studies: A case study of teacher integration of DocSouth resources
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (March 2007) pp. 529–553
Two current themes in social studies education - the inclusion of technology and the emphasis on "doing history" - intersect with the use of Web-based or digital primary sources in the classroom. Digital libraries make these resources available to...
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
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...
The Lewis and Clark Rediscovery Project: Corps of Rediscovery online collaboration <a work-in-progress>
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 2000 (2000) pp. 987–990
The "Lewis & Clark Rediscovery Project" is a professional development program designed to help teachers restructure teaching and learning practices in the classroom through the infusion of Internet technologies, Geographic Information Systems,...
Integrating Point-to-Point Videoconferencing Into Professional Development of Rural Elementary School Science Teachers
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 4 (December 2006) pp. 399–413
This study investigated the effectiveness of using point-to-point videoconferencing for a 3-day professional development workshop of elementary school science teachers as part of the Science Co-op Project in rural Missouri. The intentions of this...
Topics: Professional Development, Science, Attitudes, eLearning, Collaboration, Communication, Elementary Education, Educational Technology, Distance Education, Computers, Networking Technologies, Information Communication Technologies
The Impact of Ubiquitous Computing in the Internet Age: How Middle School Teachers Integrated Wireless Laptops in the Initial Stages of Implementation
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 363–385
This study investigated teacher experiences that emerged as a result of the introduction of wireless technology that placed personal laptops in the hands of every student in their classrooms. Five themes emerged as major factors during the ...
Topics: Technology integration, teacher education, Integration, information technology, Educational Technology, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development, faculty development, Computer-Based Training, Inclusive Education, Information Sciences
Teachers Roles’ and Professional Learning in Communities of Practice Supported by Technology in Schools
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 461–480
** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2004 ** This article explores four roles of teachers in classrooms using computers, from the perspective of communities of practice (Wenger, 1998). It reports on an indepth study undertaken in 12 schools, and...
Examining the Reflective Outcomes of Asynchronous Computer-Mediated Communication on Inservice Teacher Development
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (2001) pp. 285–308
This study explored the professional development experienc-es of 28 practicing teachers in 10 Chicago suburban schools involved in a two-year technology supported Problem-Based Learning curriculum development effort. Asynchronous computer...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 20, No. 3 (2001) pp. 265–292
This article presents a study designed to assess the impact of technology integration on teachers and students. To carry out the study, ALPINE, a web-based science project aimed at teaching students fundamental weather concepts, data gathering and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1051–1058
Abstract: This study examines the question "How do uses of instructional media in the classroom impact student learning?" A literature review and a review of instructional technology grant projects funded by The St. Louis County Cable Television...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (March 2007) pp. 554–574
Web-based learning has been proposed as a convenient way to provide professional development experiences. Despite quantitative evidence that online instruction is equivalent to traditional methods (Russell, 2001), the efficiency of this approach has ...
Teachers’ Views on Factors Affecting Effective Integration of Information Technology in the Classroom: Developmental Scenery
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 16, No. 2 (March 2008) pp. 233–263
This article reports on an exploratory, longitudinal study, which examined six teachers' views on the factors that affect technology use in classrooms. The research examined teachers of grades 4, 5, and 6-for three years, studying the teachers both...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2179–2183
This paper will report on a project that is currently underway in the Faculty of Education at a large Canadian university in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The main objective for this project is to provide a web-based professional development tool for...
The Use of a Web-Based Professional Development Forum to Enhance In-service and Pre-service Teacher Education
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 780–782
In this session, we will present how technology has been used in two intersecting innovative teacher education activities. In particular, we will describe how we have provided a rich context for pre-service and in-service teachers' professional...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 693–720
Research shows that unless university-based teacher educators effectively integrate technology into teacher education courses, students (pre-service and in-service teachers) are unlikely to use technology effectively in their own teaching. This...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1256–1259
The Class Act Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology project is a four year teacher preparation program that utilizes technology as a tool for the delivery of instruction as well as an integral part of the teacher preparation program skill...
Transformational Leadership and Professional Development for Digitally Rich Learning Environments: A Case Study of the Galileo Educational Network
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 851–856
The Galileo Educational Network is an innovative educational reform initiative that brings learning to learners. Expert teachers work alongside teachers and students in schools to create new images of engaged learning, technology integration and...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3363–3368
The United States Department of Education's, Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) grant program has offered funded support to teacher preparation institutions, by competitive proposal, since 1999. This paper follows the use of...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 3 (September 2008) pp. 244–263
This interpretive case study explores an attempt to add an online component-the On-line Literacy Project-to a successful face-to-face professional development community. Participants were six members of the Literacy Project, which was carried out in ...
Topics: Virtual Environments, Information Communication Technologies, Networking Technologies, Mentoring, Communication, Collaboration, Computers, Community, Interaction, Internet, Professional Development, Educational Technology
Comprehensive Professional Development Reform Efforts: Changing Attitudes and Practices about Pedagogy and Technology for Science Teachers with Diverse Needs.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1839–1844
This paper examines a professional development program within a large urban school system, along with a framework of the pedagogical concerns to be addressed by the program. As a part of the Center for Learning Technologies in Urban Schools (LeTUS), ...
Professional Development for Systemic Change: A Strategic Approach to Scaling Educational Reform through Professional Development Programs.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 385–390
This paper discusses our approaches, both in theory and practice, to the enactment of systemic reform as a part of the Center for Learning Technologies in Urban Schools (LeTUS). The University of Michigan and Detroit Public Schools have partnered...
Small Group Collaboration in Peer-Led Electronic Discourse: An Analysis of Group Dynamics and Interactions Involving Preservice and Inservice Teachers
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 383–407
Although researchers and educators agree that small group collaboration is an essential part of teacher education, not much attention had been paid to examining the dynamics, characteristics, and processes of online group collaboration involving...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 4, No. 2 (2005) pp. 177–190
Typically, online conversations within a university course or a community of professionals tend to take the form of a dialogue or discussion focusing on a given theme. The two different cases presented here are quite different, despite being goal...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 8, No. 1 (2008) pp. 27–44
This paper reports the results of a doctoral research pilot study that paired a researcher with an experienced classroom teacher for a 12-week time span with the goal of effectively integrating the use of Geometer's Sketchpad (GSP) into the...
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...
Learner-centeredness and teacher efficacy: Predicting teachers’ consequence concerns regarding ?the use of technology in the classroom ?
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 57–83
After more than two decades of concerted effort, less than desirable progress has been made in ?the integration of effective technology use in the classroom. In many cases computers have ?entered classrooms, but are used to do little more than...
Strengthening Educational Technology in K-8 Urban Schools and in Preservice Teacher Education: A Practitioner-Faculty Collaborative Process
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 13, No. 1 (January 2005) pp. 125–139
If classroom teachers are to meet the need for meaningful integration of technology in educational settings, there must be a restructuring of both teacher preparation programs and current classroom practice. The purpose of this paper is to share the ...
Better Living Through Faculty Development? How Teachers Can Develop Better Practices by Using Multimedia to Document and Share Their Work
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2002 (2002) pp. 1587–1593
This brief paper presentation will provide an overview of ongoing collaborations between the Knowledge Media Lab at the Carnegie Foundation and K-12 and Higher Education faculty members to document and represent inquiry into their practice of...
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 ...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 2035–2038
This paper will describe the Online Learning Forum (OLF), a k-12 professional development program. This RPInteractive professional development model provides teachers with the opportunity to learn new technologies, work collaboratively, communicate...