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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education

April 2017 Volume 25, Number 2


Richard E. Ferdig

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Editorial: Submissions and publication data from the 2016 volume of the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education

    Richard E. Ferdig & Natasha H. Chenowith, Kent State University, United States

    As JTATE editors, we work closely with the editorial review board and the international advisory board to provide authors with a high quality publication process. This includes ensuring a critical... More

    pp. 125-129

  2. Web 2.0 Technologies: The Best-Fit Model for Preservice Teachers

    Lisa Amundson, Greenville College, United States

    Web 2.0 technologies facilitate teacher partnerships in today’s diverse classrooms. Teacher preparation programs are seeking the factors to support their students desire to use these technologies.... More

    pp. 131-154

  3. Elementary Teachers’ Simulation Adoption and Inquiry-Based Use Following Professional Development

    Amanda Gonczi, Michigan Technological University, United States; Jennifer Maeng, University of Virginia, United States; Randy Bell, Oregon State University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to characterize and compare 64 elementary science teachers’ computer simulation use prior to and following professional development (PD) aligned with Innovation... More

    pp. 155-184

  4. Using Technology to Support Teachers’ Lesson Adaptations during Lesson Study

    Lisa Skultety, Gloriana Gonzalez & Gabriela Vargas, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States

    Lesson study is a professional development activity that increases teachers’ attention to student thinking. However, coordinating teachers’ live observations of a lesson can be challenging. Using... More

    pp. 185-213

  5. Towards a Social Media Pedagogy: Successes and Shortcomings in Educative Uses of Twitter with Teacher Candidates

    Daniel G. Krutka, Texas Woman's University, United States; Shanedra Nowell, Oklahoma State University, United States; Annie McMahon Whitlock, University of Michigan-Flint, United States

    While social media use has become nearly ubiquitous, there have been few efforts to study how teacher educators prepare their students to responsibly use and teach about social media. This study... More

    pp. 215-240