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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

2001 Volume 1, Number 3

Editors

Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Heightening Reflection Through Dialogue: A Case for Electronic Journaling and Electronic Concept Mapping in Science Classes

    Paul Germann, Kim Young-Soo & Martha D. Patton, University of Missouri, United States

    The literature on concept mapping and on journaling in the science classroom is well established (Ambron, 1991; Anderson & Huang, 1989; Barenholtz & Tamir, 1992; Emig, 1977; Fulwiler, 1980; Jegede,... More

    pp. 321-333

  2. The Pull of Participation: Multilogues in Online Literature Discussions

    Kathleen M. Carico & Donna Logan, Virginia Tech, United States

    On two Thursday afternoons each semester, a group of between 15 and 20 eighth-grade students at Blacksburg Middle School (BMS) stays after school with teacher Donna Logan. For the first hour or so,... More

    pp. 355-370

  3. Goals and Attitudes Related to Technology Use in a Social Studies Method Course

    Linda Bennett & Roberta Scholes, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States

    What technology goals are essential to the preparation of prospective elementary school teachers? The National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE, 1994) and the International... More

    pp. 373-385

  4. A Model for Collaborative Relationships Between Instructional Technology and Teacher Education Programs

    Mary B. Shoffner, Christine D. Thomas & Laurie B. Dias, Georgia State University, United States

    Public and government agencies in the United States are calling for increased accountability in all aspects of K-12 education and teacher preparation, demanding standards of performance and... More

    pp. 395-411

  5. Technology and the Changing Face of Teacher Preparation

    Elizabeth M. Willis & Peggy Raine, Northern Arizona University, United States

    The federal government estimates that, with the increase in student population and the demand for smaller class sizes, the education system will require as many as 2.2 million new teachers in the... More

    pp. 412-420

  6. "Flying" with Educational Technology

    John Sweeder & Maryanne R. Bednar, La Salle University, United States

    In their recent CD release, Fly, dealing with themes of independence and freedom, the Dixie Chicks (1999) sing about wanting to break the earth in their hands. Being in touch firsthand with any... More

    pp. 421-428

  7. Teachers as Telecollaborative Project Designers: A Curriculum-Based Approach

    Judi Harris, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Successful technology-using teachers function more as instructional designers than lesson planners. This is especially true when they seek to incorporate the use of forward-thinking, computer... More

    pp. 429-442