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Pre-Service Teachers’ Acquisition of Technology Skills in a Digital Storytelling Project
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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Savannah, GA, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-13-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA

Abstract

Pre-service teachers’ e-skills are important for instruction in the 21st century digital classrooms. One hundred final year pre-service teachers participated in a digital story telling project. Ten student facilitators were appointed and trained to assist throughout the digital story telling video production project. The facilitators used Microsoft Photo Story 3 to demonstrate how to put together a digital story into a video-recorded story. The pre-service teachers worked individually to produce their own digital story which they showcased on “Show day”. A qualitative methodology was used to interpret pre-service teachers’ technology skills acquisition for the project. Fifteen participants were randomly picked for a focus group discussion. The pre-service teachers said the video making process easy, as they were assisted by peers and family. The study urges teacher training institutions to innovate digital literacy skills to prepare pre-service teachers for the 21st century learners.

Citation

Tunjera, N., Tiba, C.A., Condy, J. & Chigona, A. (2016). Pre-Service Teachers’ Acquisition of Technology Skills in a Digital Storytelling Project. In G. Chamblee & L. Langub (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 3091-3098). Savannah, GA, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved January 20, 2022 from .

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