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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1806–1810
Because of the ever-expanding emphasis on technology integration in today's schools, and because of technology standards established by NCATE, it has become more important than ever that preservice teachers graduate their programs with a high level...
Where is the Beef Weblogs can Provide? Exploring Student Metacognitive Awareness, their Community of Inquiry, and Self-Efficacy with Technology Integration in a Weblog-Embedded Teacher Education
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3269–3272
This study sought to explore student metacognitive awareness, their community of inquiry, and their readiness to integrate technology into classrooms in a weblog-embedded course in teacher education. The participants were 155 undergraduates who took ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2917–2920
This paper describes a research project designed to support six practicing mathematics teachers to learn a dynamic statistics education software program, Fathom, and to critically practice and reflect on the integration of this learning technology...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 5, No. 1 (2005) pp. 50–65
This paper describes how the Web-based Inquiry for Learning Science (WBI) instrument was used with preservice elementary and secondary science teachers in science methods courses to enhance their understanding of Web-based scientific inquiry. The...
Topics: Integration, technology, Technology integration, teaching, Elementary Education, teacher preparation, Science, Science, Teaching Methods, Simulation, Science Education, eLearning, Inclusive Education
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 2, No. 3 (2002) pp. 363–388
The provincial education ministry in Alberta, Canada recently mandated an ICT Program of Studies that requires the infusion of digital technologies into core curricula. The effective implementation of this program of studies demands that teachers...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2262–2267
This paper proposes a professional learning model, content-focused technology inquiry groups, that is guided by a situative perspective on teacher learning. Longitudinal case study research will be reported, focusing on the participating teachers'...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2492–2493
Among the alternative "spaces" for the professional learning of teachers, collaborative reflection on students' work is gaining attention as an effective method to anchor improvement of classroom practices and students outcomes. Creative use of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1694–1695
Geographic Information System (GIS) is a tool of exploration. And, GIS technology can be used to integrate technology in the K-12 inquiry-based classroom. These areas of integration include social studies, geography, earth science, math and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 665–670
The method by which student teachers at the University of Calgary are prepared to meet technology requirements for teacher certification has been made obsolete by the introduction of a new inquiry-based teacher education program. Combined with a...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1417–1424
What happens when an inquiry-based teacher education program encounters a province-mandated Information and Communications Technology (ICT) curriculum? This paper reports on the second year of technology integration efforts in an inquiry-based...
Inquiry and Information Technology Integration: Cognitive Apprenticeship Learning Environment Model (CALEM)
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 826–833
Abstract: The CALEM is a dynamic evolving, team-driven model, integrating state-of-the-art information technology cognitive tools, and inquiry into teaching, learning, and research of teachers and teacher educators. The model stems from numerous...
Integrating Information Technology to Support Inquiry Learning in Primary Classroom: Case Studies on Motion of the Earth
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3755–3760
This article describes the development and research process to support Hong Kong primary school pupils in constructing understanding of the motion of the Earth with integration of information technology in teaching and learning. The design of the...
Using Cloud-Computing Applications to Support Collaborative Scientific Inquiry: Examining Pre-Service Teachers' Perceived Barriers to Integration
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 39, No. 3 (Jul 24, 2013)
Technology plays a crucial role in facilitating collaboration within the scientific community. Cloud-computing applications, such as Google Drive, can be used to model such collaboration and support inquiry within the secondary science classroom....
The Effect of Social Context on the Reflective Practice of Preservice Science Teachers: Incorporating a Web-Supported Community of Teachers
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2006) pp. 543–579
This study examines the use of electronic networking technologies in the context of a secondary science methods course and an accompanying student teaching experience. Specifically, we examined the effects of social context on the student teaching...
Topics: Information Sciences, Inclusive Education, Science Education, Communication, computer mediated communication, teacher education, Integration, Learning Communities, Technology integration, Preservice Teachers, Educational Technology, information technology, Pedagogy, Science, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 829–834
A Web-based learning community is far beyond putting learning materials into a Web site. It can be seen as a complex virtual organization with enormous work involved with people, cyber-environment, and facilities. There is an inevitable choice to...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2253–2258
This paper reports the implementation of a computer-integrated course and students' reflection on their learning experience. Participants were seventy secondary education majors. Three components of computer integration included: (1) A special...
Situated Professional Development and Technology Integration: The Capital Area Technology and Inquiry in Education (CATIE) Mentoring Program
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 2 (2002) pp. 169–190
This article explores the theoretical basis for a mentoring model of professional development concerned with the integration of computing technologies into classroom teaching and learning. It describes seven factors that affect professional...
Integrating Technology to Foster Inquiry in an Elementary Science Methods Course: A Case Study of One Teacher Educator’s Initiatives in a PT3 Project
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 25, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 123–146
ABSTRACT Prospective teachers and teacher educators both confront practical and philosophical issues in attempting to integrate technology into their practice. This paper describes a case study of a science teacher educator, a novice with...
Topics: pre-service teacher education, Science Education, Research Methods, Inclusive Education, Science, Professional Development, Preservice Teacher Education, Technology integration, Preservice Teachers, research, Integration, teacher education
Intentional Integration of Critical Thinking Instruction and Technology Utilization into Undergraduate Education
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1338–1342
A study was commenced to determine strategies to facilitate the development of critical thinking in an undergraduate course. Critical thinking instruction has been intentionally included in classroom presentation and aligned with the course content, ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3691–3692
This presentation addresses how stakeholders in a PT3 project are taking an inquiry stance to examine ways of integrating technology in teacher education. A serendipitous shift from a community of learners (how to approach technology integration in...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 128–132
National standards in science education argue that science learning should be interdisciplinary, inquiry-based, and involve students in real-world projects. Most rhetoric in science education also argues for technology integration in science...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 3301–3305
New Horizons: The Legacy of PT3, a 15-minute video, provides an overview of two+ years of technology integration in teacher preparation and in faculty development, following the award of a federal grant prepared by Dr. Madalienne Peters, professor, ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1498–1503
Recognizing the need for reform of K-12 education in the postmodern, digital age, this paper based on narrative inquiry explores the personal practical knowledge of a 6th grade teacher who has taught at a high-needs rural elementary school in New...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 372–376
This paper is a report on the findings from a study I conducted on the integration of multicultural education and computer-mediated communication (CMC). A qualitative approach was used to collect and analyze data. Analysis of the data allowed me to...
Towards the Elaboration of a Profile Scale of Teachers in the New Educational Context at the Era of ICT.
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 2802–2807
At the dawn of a new millenium, the educational systems of industrialized countries are paying special attention to the integration of information and communication technology (ICT) in the schools. Unfortunately, the manner in which teachers use...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2706–2709
Abstract: This panel addresses the following questions. What is the status of Geographic Information systems (GIS) in education? How is GIS integrated into classrooms across the nation? What are the associated benefits and problems? What are the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2329–2334
Although there has been a tremendous growth in access to computers and the World Wide Web, critical questions regarding how to select and use computers in grounded ways remain unanswered. This paper focuses on the teacher's roles in technology...
Impact of the Cognitive Apprenticeship Model on Preparing Pre-Service Teachers to Effectively Plan For the Use of Technology in Instruction
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 1276–1280
Abstract: This paper is a report of the findings of a study conducted to determine if the use of the Collins-Brown-Newman (1989) Cognitive Apprenticeship model in an instructional technology course based on the Integrating Technology for Inquiry ...
Developing a platform for the integration of informal learning into the formal curriculum of higher education
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 3063–3070
At the University of Augsburg a co-curricular study program has been introduced which makes it possible to integrate informal project activities into the formal curriculum of the bachelor/master program "Media and Communication". This paper gives an ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3887–3894
There seems to be a consensus in the education community that the promise of technology has not been realized. Despite large investments in hardware, software, and infrastructure, technology is not widely integrated. Most use is mechanical and...
Barriers and Limitations of Mobile Device Integration: The Case of Nan Chiau Primary School (Singapore)
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2420–2424
Mobile devices are being used as learning tools for grade three and grade four students at Nan Chiau Primary School in Singapore. This is part of the WeLearn Project initiative by the University of Michigan, Microsoft and Nokia, the aim of this...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2027–2028
Current education is facing the challenges of the high standards which the 21st century demands. The new standards emphasize the importance of technology integration as a catalyst for instructional change. Technology integration may offer an active, ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (September 2009) pp. 280–315
This mixed methods study examined the effects of inserting laptops and science technology tools in middle school environments. Working together with a local university, middle school science teaching faculty members wrote and aligned curricula,...
Topics: Middle School Education, Classrooms, Human Computer Interaction, Learning Outcomes, Students, Computers, Integration, Teachers, Multimedia, Educational Technology, Change, Professional Development, Curriculum, Science, Teaching Methods, Creativity, Schools, Collaboration
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3187–3192
This paper investigates how talented and gifted (TAG) children view the characteristics of their best teachers. This research represents an advance in the application of the Vygotskian perspective to the process of talented/gifted education,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 2044–2048
The paper considers the framework within which information and communication technologies (ICTs) integration can support teacher education renewal through collaborative learning. Adopting a socio-constructivist approach and a design-experiment...
A Mixed Methods Comparison of Teacher Education Faculty Perceptions of the Integration of Technology into their Courses and Student Feedback on Technology Proficiency
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 19, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 5–21
"** Invited as a paper from SITE 2009 **" Results from previous studies on pre-service teacher technology integration and faculty perceptions of technology integration within the teacher education program at a medium-sized, Midwestern university...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 45–70
This study focuses on how preservice science teachers integrated educational technology into secondary science instruction during student teaching. Data includes interviews, classroom observations, lesson plans and artifacts, and surveys. The...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 3, No. 4 (2004) pp. 482–495
Less than a decade ago the majority of teacher education programs in the country offered stand-alone technology courses that focused primarily on technical skills and trouble-shooting strategies to prepare teachers to use technology (U.S. Congress,...
A Case Study of the Change Process of Integrating Technology into a Science Methods Course from 1997 to 2003
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1610–1615
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to provide a detailed description of the change process of technology integration into a science methods course, SCIED 458, as well as to interpret and analyze essential issues involved in the change...
Digital Image Manipulation: A Compelling Means to Engage Students in Discussion of Point of View and Perspective
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 5, No. 3 (2005) pp. 290–299
With the importance of imagery in our culture and the increasing access to both digital images and the tools used to manipulate them, it is important that social studies teacher educators prepare preservice teachers to provide their students with...
Technology and the Deep Play of Intercultural Teacher Education: A Reflection on Two Seminal Writings of Clifford Geertz
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 4, No. 4 (2005) pp. 489–503
Abstract The selection of a seminal piece on intercultural issues in technology and teacher education was challenging. Researchers interested in the field come from numerous fields of study, including education, anthropology, sociology, psychology,...
Topics: psychology, Interactive Multimedia Systems, Intercultural, Inclusive Education, Social Sciences, Pedagogy, Professional Development, Preservice Teacher Education, Technology integration, teacher education, Integration
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 3, No. 4 (2004) pp. 412–432
The existing gap between how we expect teachers to use technology and how they are actually using it has largely been blamed on schools and colleges of education (SCOEs). To address this concern it is recommended that SCOEs integrate technology...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 364–368
This paper analyzes the classroom use of an adventure learning site in K-12 classrooms. Surveys of 228 respondents who used the online curriculum in 300 separate courses, 21 interviews, and three classroom observations were analyzed. Who...
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 Future Is Now: A Review of the Literature on the Use of Computers in Early Childhood Education (1994 - 2004)
AACE Journal Vol. 13, No. 3 (July 2005) pp. 201–232
This article considers the research literature of the past decade pertaining to the use of computers in early childhood education. It notes that there have been considerable changes in all aspects of our lives over this time period and considers...
Using Videotape Technology as a Tool To Enhance the Transformation of Preservice Teachers Into Practicing Teachers
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1456–1459
Today, more than ever before, field experiences are an integral part of teacher preparation programs. As the accountability movement promoting performanced-based assessment grows, teacher educators are looking for opportunities to integrate real...
The Impact of Ubiquitous Computing in the Internet Age: How Middle School Teachers Integrated Wireless Laptops in the Initial Stages of Implementation
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 363–385
This study investigated teacher experiences that emerged as a result of the introduction of wireless technology that placed personal laptops in the hands of every student in their classrooms. Five themes emerged as major factors during the ...
Topics: Integration, teacher education, Technology integration, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development, information technology, Educational Technology, faculty development, Inclusive Education, Information Sciences, Computer-Based Training
What Does it Take to Integrate Technology into the Culture of a Preservice Teacher Education Program?
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 976–979
For the last two years the Childhood Education Program has been participating in a PT3 grant program to integrate technology into courses of study. The student population of the program is diverse with almost half of majors born outside of the U.S....
Investigation of Student-Centered Teaching Model Facilitated by Technology Integration in a Secondary Teacher Education Program
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2583–2588
The focus of this study was to explore the relationship between student-centered teaching and technology. Four teacher educators as well as the Director of Instructional Technology at a regional university in Texas were interviewed about their views ...
Encouraging Innovation and Consistency in Technology Integration within Teacher Education: The Role of Facilitating Activities
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 2275–2280
Indiana State University, in order to meet ever increasing accountability demands, has developed facilitating activities as a tool to create innovation and consistency in the integration of technology within its teacher preparation program. These...