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Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2010

, The University of Nevada, Reno

Published . Publisher: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education.


This book includes 31 selected papers submitted by members of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). The book is available in both digital and hard copy formats.


Maddux, C.D. (2011). Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education 2010. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. Retrieved November 29, 2023 from .

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Implementing Teacher Professional Development

Supporting an Online Community of Inquiry Using VoiceThread 9
Fei Gao and Yanling Sun
Online Conversations with Peers and with an Expert Mentor: Is There a Difference? 19
Priscilla Norton and Dawn Hathaway
Investigating the Use of Online Discussions in an Undergraduate Face-to-face Course 27
Petrea Redmond
The Use of a Wiki in Teacher Education: How Does Learning and Instruction Change When Work Can Go Public? 35
Eileen O?Connor
Student Teacher Use of Technology to Facilitate Teaching and Learning 43
Rebecca Ruth Stobaugh, Michael McDonald, and Janet Lynne Tassell
eMINTS Professional Development Changes Pedagogical Practice 53
Margaret Scordias, Carl Hoagland, and Mary Ferguson
Staff Development Workshops for Teaching with Web 2.0 Tools 61
Iain Doherty
Problem-Based Instruction and Web 2.0: Meeting the Needs of the 21st Century Learner 71
Beth Bos and Kathryn S. Lee
Preparing Technology Proficient Teachers in Jordan 79
Teresa J. Franklin
Storytelling as a Strategy for Integrating Technologies into the Curriculum: An Empirical Study with Post-Graduate Teachers 87
Clara Pereira Coutinho
Digital Storytelling as a Tool for Children?s Identity Play 97
Althea Scott Nixon

Teacher Perceptions, Attitudes And Thinking

Teacher Development Through Participation In A Virtual Community Of Support And Communication 107
Th?r?se Laferri?re
Blended Teaching and Learning: Balancing Control and Uncertainty in Teaching and Learning 115
Kim McShane
Prediction of Preservice Teachers? Problematic Internet Use by Their Psychological Needs and Internet Use Functions 123
Sahin Kesici, Ismail Sahin, and Ann Thompson
Web 2.0 in a Preservice Math Methods Course: Teacher Candidates? Perceptions and Predictions 133
Shannon Guerrero
Service Teachers? Attitudes And Preparation For The Use Of Technology In Teaching Physical Education 141
Susana Juniu
I Am A 21st Century Teacher: If You Teach Me with Technology, I Will Use Technology to Teach My Students 151
Prince Hycy Bull
Designing Professional Development for 21st Century Learning 159
Melissa Kibrick, Elizabeth van Es and Mark Warschauer
Selecting Virtual Museum Exhibits to Support Classroom Teaching 167
Marie Iding and Joan Nordbotten
Pre-service English Teachers and Web 2.0: Teaching & Learning Literacy with Digital Applications 177
Barbara G. Pace, Lucas B. Rodesiler, and Lauren Tripp

Theoretical Models

Technological Pedagogical Collaboration: Preservice English Teachers and Collaborative Projects 187
Melanie Shoffner
Web-Based Learning Resources with School Students: An Empirical Evaluation of Technical and Pedagogical Usability Criteria 195
Said Hadjerrouit
Culturally-Sensitive E-Learning Practices for Teacher Education 203
Lesley S. J. Farmer

Impact Of New Technology On Student Learning

An Examination of Technology-Mediated Feminist Consciousness-raising in Art Education 213
Alice Lai
Teaching Teachers to Teach with Body and Space related Technologies: Programmable Clothing in Performative Teaching Processes 221
Thomas Winkler, Martina Ide, and Michael Herczeg
Writing Presence: Making Absence Present in Online Pedagogy 229
Judith Guevarra Enriquez
The Teaching of Abstract Concepts through Concrete Examples: The Scaffolding Impact of Using Graphing Calculators in High School Trigonometry Classes 237
Nancy P. Autin, Jeffrey Oescher, and Robert Hancock
Using Open-Source Graphics, Animation, and Video Tools in STEM Education 243
Brian H. Giza
From Oregon Trail to Peacemaker: Providing a Framework for Effective Integration of Video Games into the Social Studies Classroom 251
Dennis Charsky and Michael K. Barbour
Digital Storytelling as Narrative Pedagogy 259
Penny A. Garcia and Marsha Rossiter
A Case Study Comparison of Video and Print Storytelling in Preschool Health and Disability Awareness 267
Manon Lauderdale, Inger Ljungberg, Brenda Triyono, Alexander Libin and Maxine Cohen
Authentic Learning at the Lake: An Approach to Graduate Level Video Production 277
Jay Wilson

Technology, Pedagogy And Content Knowledge - TPACK

Improving Student Science and English Language Skills: A Study of the Effectiveness of BrainPOP 335
Scott Elliot
Effect of Problem Type and Problem Difficulty on Problem Solving in Face-to-Face and Computer-Mediated Environments 343
Zhaohui Sheng
Game-based Learning vs. Traditional Instruction: A Meta-Analysis of Thirty-Eight Studies from Taiwan 351
Yuen-kuang Cliff Liao, Li-hsin Evelyn Chang, and Chen-Ching Chang
Assessing the Performance of College Algebra Using Modularity and Technology: A Two Year Case Study of NCAT?s Supplemental Model 359
A Dale Magoun, David Hare, Azime Saydam, Charlotte Owens, and Elizabeth Smith

Research And Evaluation

Using Online Videos in the Science Methods Classroom as Context for Developing Preservice Teachers? Awareness of the TPACK Components 287
Richard P. Hechter and Lynette D. Phyfe
Differentiating TPACK Development: Using Learning Activity Types with Inservice and Preservice Teachers 295
Mark Hofer and Judi Harris
Auditing the TPACK Confidence of Australian Pre-Service Teachers: The TPACK Confidence Survey (TCS) 303
Peter R Albion, Romina Jamieson-Proctor, and Glenn Finger
Hong Kong Home Economics Teachers? Preparedness for Teaching with Technology 313
Kitty Ho and Peter R Albion
Testing a TPACK-Based Technology Integration Assessment Rubric 323
Judi Harris, Neal Grandgenett, and Mark Hofer