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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

December 2018 Volume 18, Number 4


Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Editorial: A Report on the 2018 National Technology Leadership Summit

    Chrystalla Mouza, Editor, University of Delaware, United States

    On September 27-28, 2018, national leaders from educational associations, editors of educational technology journals, directors of nonprofit foundations, federal policy makers, and corporate... More

    pp. 601-605

  2. Novice Secondary Mathematics Teachers’ Evaluation of Mathematical Cognitive Technological Tools

    Ryan Smith, Radford University, United States; Dongjo Shin & Somin Kim, University of Georgia, United States; Matthew Zawodniak, Texas State University, United States

    As technology becomes more prevalent in the mathematics classroom, teachers will need to be able to effectively evaluate technological tools to use with students. In this study, the authors... More

    pp. 606-630

  3. Elementary Education Candidates’ Integration of Technology in Science Units

    Drew Polly & Ian Binns, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    This study used the framework of technological pedagogical and content knowledge (TPACK) to examine how elementary education preservice teachers integrated technology in science units that they... More

    pp. 631-647

  4. Preparing Social Studies Teachers and Librarians for Blended Teaching

    Mark Stevens & Jered Borup, George Mason University, United States; Michael K. Barbour, Touro University, California, United States

    Blended learning has grown rapidly in K-12 schools and is commonly seen as a potential vehicle to make learning more student centered by providing students with some level of control over their... More

    pp. 648-669

  5. On-Ramps to Professional Practice: Selecting and Implementing Digital Technologies for Virtual Field Experiences

    Joe Sweeney, University of Mississippi, United States; Amanda Milewski, University of Michigan, United States; Joel Amidon, University of Mississippi, United States

    Teacher educators understand that the preparation of teachers needs to be rooted in the practice of teaching. This understanding, paired with the advancement in digital technologies capable of... More

    pp. 670-691

  6. The Impact of a Teacher Education Program Re-design on Technology Integration in Elementary Preservice Teachers: A Five Year Multi-Cohort Study

    Guy Trainin & Laurie Friedrich, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States; Qizhen Deng, Boise State University, United States

    This 5-year multicohort study examined the growth of elementary preservice teachers’ technology integration in the context of a teacher preparation program redesign that made integrating... More

    pp. 692-721

  7. K-12 Technology Leaders: Reported Practices of Technology Professional Development Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation

    Michael Karlin, Anne Ottenbreit-Leftwich, Gamze Ozogul & Yin-Chan Liao, Indiana University, United States

    Teachers have perceived technology professional development (tech-PD) as ineffective, particularly when it does not address individual needs. Researchers need to examine how tech-PD experiences... More

    pp. 722-748