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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

June 2006 Volume 6, Number 2


Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 12

  1. Guest Editorial: On Technology and English Education

    Janet Swenson, Michigan State University, United States

    This paper surveys recent trends and issues related to the integration of newer technologies in K-16 English language arts/literacy learning classrooms. The author argues that newer technologies... More

    pp. 163-173

  2. Facing Your Selves: The Effects of Digital Storytelling on Teacher Education

    Antonio Tendero, Grand Valley State University, United States

    This teacher-researcher case study examines the use of digital storytelling in a teacher assisting seminar. During the field placement, students composed a digital story of a teaching hour. ... More

    pp. 174-194

  3. Guest Editorial: Preparing Teachers to Teach Mathematics With Technology

    Margaret L. Niess, Oregon State University, United States

    The challenge for mathematics teacher educators is to identify teacher preparation and professional development programs that lead toward the development of technology pedagogical content knowledge... More

    pp. 195-203

  4. Integrating the Internet in teacher education: What works for mathematics education?

    Qing Li, U. of Calgary, Canada

    This article shares an approach to teaching mathematics teacher education courses incorporating asynchronous online discussions. Specifically, this research is guided by the following research... More

    pp. 204-217

  5. Guest Editorial: Technology Proficiencies in Science Teacher Education

    John C. Park, North Carolina State University, United States; David A. Slykhuis, James Madison University, United States

    The mission of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) is to promote leadership in and support for those involved in the professional development of teachers of science. The... More

    pp. 218-229

  6. Technology for Physics Instruction

    Joel Bryan, Texas A&M University, United States

    Although technological innovations have the capability to significantly change how scientific investigations are done and greatly enhance the teaching and learning of science, its use is no more... More

    pp. 230-245

  7. Guest Editorial: The State of the Field: Technology, Social Studies, and Teacher Education

    Adam M. Friedman, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States; David Hicks, Virginia Tech, United States

    The SITE social studies content strand needs a paper that focuses on the state of the field. The paper will be posted on the SITE Web site and also published in Contemporary Issues in Technology... More

    pp. 246-258

  8. It is Not Only About the Computers: An Argument for Broadening the Conversation

    Scott W. DeWitt, University at Buffalo, United States

    In 2002 the members of the National Technology Leadership Initiative (NTLI) framed seven conclusions relating to handheld computers and ubiquitous computing in schools. While several of the... More

    pp. 259-270

  9. Commentary: Ubiquitous Computing Revisited— A New Perspective

    Glen Bull & Joe Garofalo, University of Virginia, United States

    In 2002 representatives from the teacher educator associations representing the core content areas (science, mathematics, language arts, and social studies) and educational technology met at the... More

    pp. 271-274

  10. Implications of Ubiquitous Computing for the Social Studies Curriculum

    Stephanie Van Hover, University of Virginia, United States; Michael Berson, University of South Florida, United States; Cheryl Mason Bolick, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States; Kathleen Owings Swan, University of Virginia, United States

    In March 2002, members of the National Technology Leadership Initiative (NTLI) met in Charlottesville, Virginia to discuss the potential effects of ubiquitous computing on the field of education.... More

    pp. 275-283

  11. A Technology Snapshot: Teacher Preparation Program and the Local Public Schools

    Rita Mulholland, California State University, Chico, United States

    This paper describes the infusion of technology training into a university's special education program for intern teachers. As the teachers participate in their core classes they have the... More

    pp. 284-292

  12. Creating Your Own Interactive Computer-Based Algebra Teaching Tools: A NO Programming Zone

    Ronald McPherson, Longwood University, United States; Velma Tyson, University of the Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

    In this article the reader will be able to download four spreadsheet tools that interactively relate symbolic and graphical representations of four different functions and learn how to create tools... More

    pp. 293-301