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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 1, No. 4 (2001) pp. 451–464
Although the science education community values inquiry-based science instruction, the goal remains illusive. In the absence of significant changes designed to provide teachers with better support for inquiry teaching, true inquiry-based instruction ...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) p. 2617
While the science education community values inquiry-based science instruction, implementation at the K-12 level remains illusive. Public school science teachers often site problems with time, supplies and equipment as reasons for not implementing...
The Use of E-learning in Higher Education: Towards a Notion of Digital Literacy of University Teachers
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 2417–2424
To make e-learning in higher education truly interactive, it is our assumption that teachers will have to rethink their pedagogical practice and move from the traditional notion of objectivist instructional design to a constructivist pedagogical...
From a Caterpillar to a Butterfly: The Growth of a Teacher in Developing Technology-Enhanced Mathematical Investigations
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (2004) pp. 115–138
This article describes the critical experiences of a middle school mathematics teacher as she progressed from a novice to a knowledgeable creator of technology-enhanced learning activities for her classroom. During an eight week intervention,...
Design of Web-based Learning Environments: Integrating curriculum, technology, and professional development approaches
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 1860–1863
An increasing number of learning environments are successfully engaging students in authentic inquiry while also promoting meaningful learning about central concepts in a discipline. These efforts are characterized by some common characteristics: ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2773–2775
The Teaching and Learning Interchange (TLI) project has explored the use of online video case studies for new teacher preparation. Founded on the literature surrounding the appropriate and effective use of text-based case study in teacher education, ...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 22, No. 1 (2011) pp. 139–165
The purpose of this paper is to explore a teacher professional development program embedded in a networked learning environment, and to offer an emerging model and analytic matrix of 21st century teacher professional development. The Globaloria...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3182–3186
Designing a web site for an elementary classroom can be a daunting task for elementary teachers. The purpose of this paper is to help elementary teachers and teacher educators make successful inroads into designing web sites that support children's ...
Development of Pedagogical Technology Integration Content Knowledge in Preparing Mathematics Preservice Teachers: The Role of Instructional Case Analyses and Reflection
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2010) pp. 645–669
This qualitative case study explores the potential of technology integration teaching cases to develop preservice mathematics teachers’ Pedagogical Technology Integration Content Knowledge (PTICK). A cohort of eight mathematics education students...
Topics: Mathematics, Educational Technology, Teachers, Instructional Design, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Secondary Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Post Secondary Education, Students
International Journal of Educational Telecommunications Vol. 5, No. 4 (1999) pp. 361–385
As various institutions choose to purchase and ultimately adapt a course support system to their context, or even develop their own system, they need to give serious consideration to the design of associated professional development programs. At...
The Computer Mediated Communication Environment as it Fosters Collaborative Ways of Knowing, Teaching, and Learning
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 726–731
This paper will summarize and give examples from a retrospective ethnographic and pedagogical theory analysis of some key features of a course concerning Graduate and Inservice Teacher Education and Instructional Design. The title of the course was "...
Textbook Preferences: The Possibilities of Individualized Learning in Social Studies With an Individualized Textbook
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 4 (October 2007) pp. 493–510
This study investigated the ideology and perspectives of sixth grade students, parents, and teachers concerning four district approved social studies textbooks from the state adoption list. Student participants were selected using a stratified...
Topics: Multimedia, Curriculum, Social Studies, Attitudes, Teachers, Interaction, Computers, Instructional Design, Change, eLearning, Instructional Materials, Computer Sciences, Human Computer Interaction, Students, Middle School Education, Networking Technologies
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1232–1234
This poster-session will demonstrate an architectural structure for a learning portal-an activity-based, hyper-media tool to enhance the teachers' diagnostic and inquiry skills. The design and testing of such a portal was conducted in the context of ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1318–1323
Abstract: This paper is a report on the processes, models, tools, and findings of the North Dakota Teaching with Technology initiative (TWT), a 1998 TICG project. TWT focuses on providing K-12 teachers with professional development opportunities to ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 133–144
Writing personal narratives provides students with additional techniques for making deeper connections to subject matter. Content-related narrative development offers a departure from the traditional methods of teaching and learning and enables...
Topics: Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Creativity, Video, Schools, Inclusive Education, Classrooms, Multicultural Education, Students, Personality, Integration, Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Literacy, Cognition, Teachers, Community, Computers, Interaction, Internet, Multimedia, Professional Development, Curriculum, Preservice Teacher Education, Standards, Culture, Communication
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 7, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 133–152
This study further validated the use of the technology acceptance model (TAM), as a helpful tool for understanding instructors' intentions to use web-enhanced instruction. The TAM literature suggests perceptions of the usefulness and ease of use of...
Topics: Evaluation, Instructional Design, Teachers, Distance Education, Training, Computers, Professional Development, Faculty, eLearning, Instructional Materials, Human Computer Interaction, Information Communication Technologies, Post Secondary Education, Research Methods
Student Participation Patterns in Online Discussion: Incorporating Constructivist Discussion into Online Courses
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 79–98
The purpose of this article was to explore student participation patterns in online discussion boards related to their characteristics and question types. The characteristics of students enrolled in an online course and the impact of types of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2564–2569
The intent of the BRIDGE is to meet the needs of beginning teachers in the induction process. By focusing on the establishment of a statewide system that will support the pre-service and induction teacher in designing, implementing, and assessing...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 30–33
the Teachers College of the University of Nebraska—Lincoln revised its pre-service instructional technology requirements to better reflect current technologies and teacher practices using this technology. The process of revision began by...
Educational Game as Supplemental Learning Tool: Benefits, Challenges, and Tensions Arising from Use in an Elementary School Classroom
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 487–505
This article examines the qualitative findings from a mixed-methods comparison study of the use of an online multi-user virtual environment called Anytown which supplemented face-to-face writing instruction in a fourth grade classroom to determine...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (2001) pp. 391–405
Like a scene from a Wild West land grab, would-be pioneers in the wilderness of online learning are surging forward with thoughts awash with optimism, trepidation, and a profound sense of staking a claim in this new educational environment. Even for ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 95–116
Today’s children are bombarded by a range of media, and it is the responsibility of teachers to equip students to engage critically. Just as teachers are responsible to teach critical literacy, teacher educators must help empower teachers to become ...
Student Achievement and Success in Online Environments: Research into Characteristics and Strategies
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1033–1040
This presentation provides findings from recent research that investigated the characteristics and qualifications of successful online learners. This research also gathered information from successful online teachers to identify their strategies to ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 25–29
This paper describes an educational technology program developed by the Adler Planetarium & Astronomy Museum, entitled Astronomy Connections. The program partners the Adler with the Illinois State Board of Education and the Chicago Public Schools, ...
Laptop Technology and ELA Instruction: High School Teachers’ Perspectives on Benefits and Challenges
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3935–3941
This study brings English Language Arts (ELA) teachers' perspectives on laptop technology in ELA instruction. To gain access to these perspectives, the study uses qualitative research methodology grounded in "interpretive symbolic interactionism" ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 145–166
This study examined teacher-learners’ reflections about the use of video production in their K-12 classrooms for evidence of content learning, the factors facilitating teacher use of video production, and the challenges teachers reported. Findings...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 270–276
Abstract: During the 2007-2008 school year, USAID’s Primary Education Project (PEP) designed, developed, and implemented a plan to pilot the use of instructional technology in 14 primary schools in Macedonia. A component of this plan called for...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 959–963
This paper is a report on the findings of the first part of a study conducted in teacher education classes and related activities. Situations and materials were recorded with audio equipment or with notes taken by the researcher. Qualitative...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2794–2797
Technology in education has evolved from the use of simple teaching tools such as chalk and a chalkboard, to the integration and use of a multitude of state-of-the-art instructional technologies. Not only this, we now see a move from a focus on...
Blended Learning Approach in Teacher Education: Teacher Candidates' Perceptions and Experiences from Turkey
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 2841–2847
In the last years, blended learning environments are brought forward as a solution to the not seen distinction between traditional face-to-face instructions with recent distance learning environments. Designing blended courses are popular, since...
AACE Journal Vol. 16, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 203–233
The use of podcasting has grown exponentially. Research projects are racing to keep up with this growth to understand implications for learning and instruction. This project specifically attempts to understand if the use and development of podcasts...
Topics: Teachers, Distance Education, Cognition, Training, Interaction, Computers, Community, Mathematics, Accessibility, Integration, Assessment, Instructional Design, Educational Technology, Literacy, Culture, Standards, Children, Science, Curriculum, Professional Development, eLearning, Attitudes, Evaluation, Software, Multimedia, Internet, Virtual Environments, Students, Library, Middle School Education, Legal Issues, Information Sciences, Physical Environments, Planning, Research Methods, Social Sciences, Socialization, Schools, Navigation, Learning Objects, Collaboration, Competencies, Communication, Leadership, Graphics, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Computer Sciences, Classrooms, Behavior, Databases, English Language Arts, Inclusive Education, Information Communication Technologies, Health, Government, Ethical Issues, Tutoring, Audio, Creativity, Multicultural Education, Human Computer Interaction
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 161–182
The purpose of this paper is to introduce a technology integration model designed to assist pre-service teachers to learn meaningful uses of technology in K–12 classrooms. Based on studies in teacher education, learning theory, and technology...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 55–74
Several studies have shown the complexities that teachers faced when planning for instruction in technology enhanced learning environments (TELE). Although classroom-oriented instructional development (ID) models have the potential to help teachers...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 1580–1581
MC 2 Learning Systems Inc. builds tools to support online collaborative project-based learning in K-12 education. Our current product, Zebu™, provides a secure, web-based environment where students and teachers can engage in collaborative knowledge...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1191–1197
Technology-based storytelling is a relatively new method in teacher education. Current practices in this area are still sporadic and haphazard. The field of case-based reasoning (CBR) has a systematic methodology on how to use technology-based...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 27, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 19–46
This article examines how teachers decide what technologies to use in their classrooms and what they expect to gain from adopting technology. Observation, interviews, and document collection were used to collect data as a part of a research project...
Topics: Professional Development, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Integration, Mathematics, Change, Educational Technology, Multimedia, Instructional Design, Teachers, Middle School Education, Students