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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education

2001 Volume 9, Number 4


Richard Hartshorne

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 11

  1. Passing the Torch: In Appreciation of Jerry Willis

    Glen Bull, University of Virginia, United States

    Jerry Willis was the founder and originator of the core concepts underlying both the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) and the Journal of Technology and Teacher... More

  2. Editorial: Academic Communities and the Nature of Academic Discourse

    Glen Bull, University of Virginia, United States; Debra Sprague, George Mason University, United States; Lynn Bell, University of Virginia, United States

    In 1990 Jerry and Dee Anna Willis founded the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) to provide an academic home for those working to integrate educational technology into ... More

  3. Against the Odds: Professional Development and Innovation Under Less-Than-Ideal Conditions

    Beverly Hunter, Piedmont Research Institute, United States

    This article reports surprising accomplishments of teachers who, despite overwhelming obstacles, are creating new learning opportunities for their students and are taking advantage of electronic... More

    pp. 473-496

  4. Offering Prospective Teachers Tools to Connect Theory and Practice: Hypermedia in Mathematics Teacher Education

    Gwendolyn M. Lloyd & Melvin (Skip) Wilson, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States

    This article describes a program in which prospective secondary mathematics teachers develop hypermedia stacks to demonstrate their understanding of important principles of mathematics, teaching,... More

    pp. 497-518

  5. Evaluation of a Hybrid Socio-Constructivist Model for Teacher Training

    Luiz Antonio Joia, Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration, Getulio Vargas Foundation, Brazil

    This article evaluates a socio-constructivist hybrid model for training K-12 teachers in Brazil in the use of Informatics in education. The method applied combines both face-to-face exchanges and a... More

    pp. 519-549

  6. Distance Education Technologies in Preservice Methods Courses

    Gary Dannenbring, Northern Trails Area Education Agency, United States; Tom Lloyd & Donna Merkley, Iowa State University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the integration of distance education technologies into a preservice teachers' science methodology course. Specifically, this study (a) explored a model... More

    pp. 551-566

  7. Creating Electronic Portfolios Using Laptops: A Learning Experience for Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Pupils, and Elementary School Teachers

    Sandy Turner, Ohio University, United States; Mumbi Kariuki, Nipissing University, Canada

    The preservice teachers in this study were provided with laptop computers to use in the course of a yearlong fieldwork experience in an elementary school. Participant observations and indepth... More

    pp. 567-584

  8. Finding the Poetic in a Technological World: Integrating Poetry and Computer Technology in a Teacher Education Program

    Robert Campbell, Okanagan University College, Canada; Jean Warburton, Simon Fraser University, Canada

    This article describes a series of projects undertaken with students in a teacher education program. Two courses, one an introduction the role of literature in the teaching of language arts in the ... More

    pp. 585-597

  9. Future Online Teachers’ Scaffolding: What Kind of Advanced Technological Innovations Would Teachers Like to See in Future Distance Training Projects?

    David Passig, Bar-Ilan University

    This study examined and organized comments made by teachers participating in a variety of learning communities to sort a list of recommendations for future development of web-based teachers'... More

    pp. 599-606

  10. Now That Your Students Have Created Web-Based Digital Portfolios, How Do You Evaluate Them?

    Minaz Fazal, Lehman College of the City University of New York, United States; Dianne Goldsby, Iona College, United States

    With the recent influx of new teaching and learning technologies, schools are implementing digital portfolios. The program at Iona College developed a four-point rubric to evaluate web-based... More

    pp. 607-616

  11. Living in the Present Tense: Student Teaching Telecommunications Connect Theory and Practice

    Roberta Devlin-Scherer & James Daly, Seton Hall University, United States

    The potential of technology to reduce isolation experienced during student teaching appears promising. Previous studies have explored strategies to obtain student teacher responses using... More

    pp. 617-634