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I have TPCK! – What does that mean? Examining the External Validity of TPCK Self-Reports.

, Knowledge Media Research Center, Germany ; , Stanford University, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-02-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


Two studies using a TPCK self-rated knowledge scale provide insights into the construct being measured by that scale. These validity studies from two different populations – accomplished teachers in the United States and pre-service teachers in Germany – examine the correlations between TPCK and a variety of knowledge, belief, and attitude variables. Both studies show the TPCK measure correlating most strongly with personal experience and pro-technology attitudes, and less strongly with objective knowledge measures.


Krauskopf, K. & Forssell, K. (2013). I have TPCK! – What does that mean? Examining the External Validity of TPCK Self-Reports. In R. McBride & M. Searson (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2013--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2190-2197). New Orleans, Louisiana, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved February 21, 2019 from .

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