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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education

2004 Volume 12, Number 3

Editors

Richard E. Ferdig

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. How Are We Doing? Using Self-Assessment to Measure Changing Teacher Technology Literacy Within a Graduate Educational Technology Program

    Andrew Topper, Grand Valley State University, United States

    This study reports on development and testing of a simple self-assessment instrument used for documenting inservice teachers' changing knowledge, skill, and dispositions towards technology within a... More

    pp. 303-317

  2. Institutional Change and Resistance: Teacher Preparatory Faculty and Technology Integration

    Laura Finley, University of Northern Colorado, United States; David Hartman, Western Michigan University, United States

    This piece discusses issues of vision, skills and knowledge, and departmental culture as barriers to the integration of technology into teacher education courses. After a review of literature in... More

    pp. 319-337

  3. Perceptions of the Teacher’s Roles by Prospective Elementary School Science Teachers in a Web-Based Biology Course

    Batia Eilon, Beit Berl College, Israel; Sarah Kliachko, Bar Ilan University, Israel

    Web-based instruction was integrated into a course on human biology given to prospective elementary school science teachers. The goal of the study was to reveal the students' perceptions about the ... More

    pp. 339-360

  4. Using Computer-Mediated Communication to Create Virtual Communities of Practice for Intern Teachers

    Bradley W. Hough, Covenant Theological Seminary, United States; Margaret W. Smithey & Carolyn M. Evertson, Vanderbilt University, United States

    Over three years this study investigated the use of an asynchronous web-based conference to facilitate the reflective thinking of 35 intern teachers using a conceptual framework from the literature... More

    pp. 361-386

  5. Inservice Teacher Training and Technology: A Case of Botswana

    Tshepo Batane, Ohio University, United States

    The challenges that are facing teachers of the new millennium are many and complex, and for teachers in Botswana, they find themselves at the crossroad of so many changes that are rapidly taking... More

    pp. 387-410

  6. An Online Course to Help Teachers “Use Technology to Enhance Learning”: Successes and Limitations

    Rose M. Marra, University of Missouri, United States

    The technology information age mandates that teacher education programs integrate technology into the curriculum. Yet, as the demand for technology use in K-12 classrooms increases nationwide, many... More

    pp. 411-429

  7. Using Anchored Instruction to Teach Preservice Teachers to Integrate Technology in the Curriculum

    Mumbi Kariuki, Nipissing University; Mesut Duran, University of Michigan-Dearborn, United States

    This case study addresses the use of the "anchored instruction approach" to restructure educational computing courses to enhance future teachers' learning of technology applications in the... More

    pp. 431-445

  8. Infusing Technology Skills into a Teacher Education Program: Change in Students’ Knowledge About and Use of Technology

    Sunya Collier, Georgia State University, United States; Molly H. Weinburgh, Texas Christian University, United States; Mark Rivera, Georgia State University, United States

    Policymakers agree a key objective of instructional technology research efforts must be to help ensure the 2.2 million new teachers needed in the next decade have the skills to select and use... More

    pp. 447-468