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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 3 (September 2015) pp. 334–367
Many schools are beginning to adopt one-to-one computing with the goal of developing students’ 21st-century skills, which allow students not only to learn content but to acquire critical skills (e.g., creativity, collaboration, and digital literacy) ...
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
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...
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
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 247–275
Case-study descriptions of secondary and middle school classrooms in diverse contexts provide examples of how teachers implement connected classroom technology to facilitate formative assessment in science instruction. Connected classroom...
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
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...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2701–2708
Project CAT (Cougars and Teaching) provides authentic research experiences that drive the design of integrated P-12 curriculum and the use of technology. The project also facilitates the establishment of an interdisciplinary research community with...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2472–2476
The goal of our 3-year PT3 project is to prepare technologically proficient teachers for Metropolitan Atlanta's many diverse classrooms with training, support systems, and environmental change. In order to achieve this goal, a Teacher Electronic...
What is integral to integration? Exploring student teachers' experiences and understandings of ICT integration
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 3147–3151
It is believed that school classroom practice is unlikely to be significantly influenced by the possibilities of technology enhanced teaching and learning unless there is effective instruction and modeling of technology integration during the...
How Effective Is a Master's Program that Models Constructivist Teaching Strategies Integrated with High Level Technology in Transforming Graduates' Classroom Teaching?
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4320–4331
Abstract: This exploratory case study of technology integration in the classroom involved 42 observations in 16 classrooms, 20 interviews, and 27 responses to an online survey. Teachers were selected because they had a common background in...
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...
Creating a Conducive Learning Environment for the Effective Integration of ICT: Classroom Management Issues
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 14, No. 4 (2003) pp. 405–423
This article reports and discusses the findings of the collective case study of two primary schools in Singapore. It is part of a larger funded research project that examines and analyses where and how information and communication technologies (ICT)...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 2082–2085
In a multi year study involving the use of networked, handheld computers in Undergraduate Classrooms (N=3) researchers found that student satisfaction with the devices increases as the devices are used in pedagogically supporting ways. The more...
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...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 2002, No. 1 (2002) pp. 123–145
This article presents a constructionist approach to introducing technology, in particular robotics, in the early childhood classroom. The authors demonstrate how this approach is well suited, since the four basic tenets of constructionism have a...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 2, No. 2 (2002) pp. 204–217
The purpose of this article is to highlight technology integration within a unique professional development school (PDS) context. Emphasis is placed on teaching interns (i.e., prospective elementary teachers in their final year of preparation) who...
Creating Electronic Portfolios Using Laptops: A Learning Experience for Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Pupils, and Elementary School Teachers
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 4 (2001) pp. 567–584
The preservice teachers in this study were provided with laptop computers to use in the course of a yearlong fieldwork experience in an elementary school. Participant observations and indepth interviews were conducted to investigate how the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1813–1819
The purpose of this paper is to highlight technology infusion within a unique professional development school (PDS) context. Emphasis is placed on teaching interns (preservice elementary teachers in their final year of preparation) who were...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2080–2084
To adequately prepare preservice teachers to use technology in their own classrooms, teacher education programs must develop comprehensive models for technology integration that include meaningful uses of technology to improve and renew the teacher...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 653–656
The Technology Assistance Program (TAP) of the Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL) is currently involved with the Applying Technology to Restructuring and Learning project that involves 150 teachers in six site schools located in...
AACE Journal Vol. 1, No. 13 (2000) pp. 19–33
According to the 1998 National Survey of Information Technology in Higher Education, integrating technology into instruction looms as the single most important issue confronting institutional Information Technology (IT) efforts over the next 2-3...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 1999, No. 1 (1999) pp. 221–254
Integration of computers across the classroom curriculum has been an object of debate for over 15 years. This paper compares the integration of computers with what has been learned about literacy education. The integration of literacy learning into ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 800–805
Teacher preparation for technology integration into education requires not only compelling approaches but also just-in-time exposure to new ideas, methods, and models. A Classroom View: A Tool for Professional Development is an interactive CD-ROM...