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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education

October 2012 Volume 20, Number 4

Editors

Richard E. Ferdig

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. The Efficacy of Educative Curriculum Materials to Support Geospatial Science Pedagogical Content Knowledge

    Alec Bodzin & Tamara Peffer, Lehigh University, United States; Violet Kulo, Johns Hopkins University, United States

    Teaching and learning about geospatial aspects of energy resource issues requires that science teachers apply effective science pedagogical approaches to implement geospatial technologies into... More

    pp. 361-386

  2. Blogging the Field: An Emergent Continuum for Urban Teacher Development

    Vanessa Domine, Montclair State University, United States

    Preparing teachers to work in urban settings poses unique challenges, as urban communities are complex and require systemic understanding of students and their families, culture, and community. Pre... More

    pp. 387-414

  3. Evaluating Corpus Literacy Training for Pre-Service Language Teachers: Six Case Studies

    Julian Heather & Marie Helt, California State University, Sacramento, United States

    Corpus literacy is the ability to use corpora—large, principled databases of spoken and written language—for language analysis and instruction. While linguists have emphasized the importance of... More

    pp. 415-440

  4. Comparing Novice and Expert Perceptions of Interactive Multimedia Tools for Conveying Conceptions of Size and Scale

    Alejandra Magana, Timothy Newby & Sean Brophy, Purdue University, United States

    "** Invited as a paper from SITE 2009 **" Education in nanotechnology presents major challenges in science literacy. One of these challenges relates to conveying size and scale-related concepts. ... More

    pp. 441-465

  5. Implementing an Educational Technology Course in Namibia’s Basic Education Teaching Diploma Program

    Hilary Wilder, William Paterson University, United States

    In 2006, the author worked on a pre-service education course in instructional media and revised it to include ICTs and technology integration, as part of a national program to infuse ICTs... More

    pp. 467-492