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Arizona State Univ.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1360–1367
This review of research generates principles for the design of instructional programs that incorporate technology to foster critical-thinking dispositions. The dispositional aspect of critical thinking may be considered part of attitudinal memory, ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4468–4470
This paper discusses how to build a scaffold for pre-service teachers to obtain valuable information from digital video cases. In particular, we explore the use of patterns of behavior among the different lessons, and why the edited video will be...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 664–667
In this paper we aim to describe major aspects of the process of developing a videocase for use by preservice teachers. The project described is the gBest Practices h project, funded by a Preparing Tomorrow fs Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) grant, ...
Educational Leadership Vol. 55, No. 3 (1997) pp. 20–23
To avoid underuse, inaccessibility, and obsolescence when choosing, purchasing, and using technology, educators should maximize the number of students sharing machines, build technology into the curriculum, ensure continuous accessibility, network...
Listserv as Journal: Computer-based Reflection in a Program for Preservice Mathematics and Science Teachers
International Conference on Science, Mathematics and Technology Education 1997 (January 1997)
Teacher Education for Arizona Mathematics and Science (TEAMS) is a technology-based program for preparing scientists and mathematicians for a career in middle school teaching. The metaphor of "reflective practitioner" guided the design and delivery...
International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education 2004 (July 2004)
Preservice teachers do not feel prepared to teach mathematics using technology (Smith & Shotsberger, 2001). To address this issue, we have developed a tool-based categorization of mathematics software and used it to instruct preservice teachers....
Challenges in Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Elementary Settings with Math Instruction Using Learning Technologies
Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education Vol. 38, No. 2 (June 2006) pp. 101–143
This research effort reports the findings of an empirical study focusing on the ways in which technological tools are implemented specifically in mathematics education in a Title I school. The purpose was to identify the perspectives and actions of...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 39, No. 1 (2006) pp. 45–65
This study examined the structure of two preservice teachers' understandings of educational software in mathematics using repertory grid techniques. Specifically, the study focused on how teacher educators can enable preservice teachers to discern...
RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education Vol. 28, No. 1 (2004) pp. 1–13
This review of research generates principles for the design of instructional programs that foster critical-thinking dispositions. The dispositional aspect of critical thinking may be considered part of attitudinal memory, readily activated if...
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 18, No. 1 (June 2003) pp. 3–10
This study compared interaction with a computer vs. observation as learning situations for low and high ability student's learning of spatial visualization and geometric transformations. Thirty-two fifth grade boys took the Differential Aptitude...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 5, No. 2 (2005) pp. 123–137
The potential to use mathematics-based software as a tool to enhance student thinking and development is discussed and a taxonomy of tool categories is outlined. Briefly, there are five categories of tool-based mathematics software that can be used ...
Tirupalavanam G. Ganesh; Gene V. Glass; Sandra Andrews; James A. Middleton; Tara A. Jennings; Aisling Leavy
1995 Annual National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT), 2000 (Feb 17, 2000)
This paper discusses scholarly communication and the emergence of electronic journals. Scholarly electronic journals are expanding their influence. Currently, about 70 peer-reviewed scholarly journals in education are freely available through the...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 97–100
This paper will discuss the complexities in editing digital video clips for a pre-service teacher-training program. The original video is recorded by digital camcorders with mini-DV tapes, and the edited video is mainly used for web sites. Roughly...
Integration of Technology, Science, and Mathematics in the Middle Grades: A Teacher Preparation Program
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 2, No. 1 (2002) pp. 31–39
How middle grade teachers in science and mathematics are prepared should be consistent with the vision of what and how students should learn mathematics and science, in particular the integration of these two fields. In this article a teacher...
Wilhelmina Savenye; Christine Ziobrowski; James Middleton; Thomas Brush; Patricia Horn; Michael Blocher; John Chadwick; Oksuz Cumali
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2520–2522
As part of a PT3 grant to improve teacher preparation for technology integration, we are developing a rich database of "best practices" lessons delivered in a digital video database. Preservice teachers can view full lessons of exemplary teachers...
Ann Igoe; Marti Julian; Terri Kurz; Jiahong Li; Gloria Llama; Wilhelmina Savenye; Thomas Brush; James Middleton; Patty Horn; Cumali Oksuz
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2179–2180
This presentation will demonstrate a set of videocases of good teaching practices for technology integration. The videocases have been developed as part of a field-based PT3-funded project, and are being delivered via the world wide web. Several...
Wilhelmina Savenye; James Middleton; Cumali Oksuz; Terri Kurz; Gloria Llama; Jiahong Li; Ann Igoe; Martha Mann; Everett Louis; Praveen Puligundla
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1169–1170
A set of digital videocases to aid teachers in learning to integrate technology has been developed. In this presentation we will demonstrate the videocases and how they were developed. We will also summarize the methodology and results of a series ...