Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Phoenix, AZ, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-55-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
While technology is restructuring the U.S. K-12 educational landscape, it is generally reported in literature that the key to effective use of technology in schools depends on how teachers integrate technology into their curricula as thinking professionals. There have been scanty studies on teachers' thinking processes with regard to using technology for instruction. The purpose of this study is to examine how inservice teachers reason about technology integration into their daily curricula. In the case of lesson-planning, six processes are found: comprehension, interpretation, reflection, specification, selection of technology tools, and caution. We also note that the individual teachers did not necessarily go through the pedagogical reasoning processes strictly in a linear manner. Practical implications of the findings are also highlighted.
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Judi Harris, William & Mary School of Education, United States; Michael Phillips, Faculty of Education, Monash University, Australia
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 2051–2061
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