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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

June 2020 Volume 20, Number 2

Editors

Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. “I love this insight, Mary Kate!”: Social annotation across two ELA methods classes

    Johnny Allred, University of Arkansas, United States; Sarah Hochstetler, Illinois State University, United States; Christian Goering, University of Arkansas, United States

    This paper foregrounds sociocultural learning theory and dialogic pedagogy to describe how instructors at two universities, one in the Midwest and one in the mid-South, used a web-based social... More

    pp. 230-241

  2. Casting New Light on Adolescent Literacies: Designing Digital Storytelling for Social Justice with Pre-Service Teachers in an English Language Arts Education Program

    Mary Frances Buckley-Marudas & Marranda Martin, Cleveland State University, United States

    This manuscript offers an inquiry into pre-service teachers’ (PSTs) experiences composing a digital story around the concept of adolescent literacy as part of an English Language Arts methods... More

    pp. 242-268

  3. Preservice Teachers’ Design of Technology-Enhanced Statistical Tasks

    Stephanie Casey, Eastern Michigan University, United States; Rick Hudson, University of Southern Indiana, United States; Taylor Harrison & Heather Barker, North Carolina State University, United States; Jordan Draper, Eastern Michigan University, United States

    This study examined the characteristics of technology-enhanced statistical tasks written by 76 preservice mathematics teachers who used the ProjectX materials. In particular, it investigated the... More

    pp. 269-292

  4. Electrifying: One Teacher’s Discursive and Instructional Changes through Engagement in E-textiles to Teach Science Content

    Colby Tofel-Grehl, Eliza Jex, Kristin Searle & Douglas Ball, Utah State University, United States; Xin Zhao, Weber State University, United States; Georgia Burnell, Utah State University, United States

    This paper shares findings from the first of its kind quasi-experimental mixed methods study exploring the potential impacts on teacher instruction through engagement with making and e-textiles. ... More

    pp. 293-314

  5. Facilitating Student Engagement in Higher Education Through Educational Technology: A Narrative Systematic Review in the Field of Education

    Melissa Bond, University College London, United Kingdom; Svenja Bedenlier, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany; Katja Buntins & Michael Kerres, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany; Olaf Zawacki-Richter, University of Oldenburg, Germany

    Developing, sustaining, and improving student engagement is of vital importance to higher education instructors. Educational technology has been linked to student engagement, and preservice and in-... More

    pp. 315-368

  6. Video Reflection Cycles: Providing the Tools Needed to Support Teacher Candidates Toward Understanding, Appreciating, and Enacting Critical Reflection

    Jackie Sydnor, Ball State University, United States; Sharon Daley, Indiana University, United States; Tammi Davis, Missouri State University, United States

    This qualitative research study examined how teacher candidates’ (TCs) participation in reflection cycles involving recording and viewing video of their teaching practice served to support their... More

    pp. 369-391