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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
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: Preservice Teachers, Technology integration, teacher education, Integration, Learning Communities, information technology, Educational Technology, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development, Science, Pedagogy, Communication, Science Education, computer mediated communication, Inclusive Education, Information Sciences
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
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
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...
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...
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: Technology integration, teacher education, Integration, information technology, Educational Technology, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development, faculty development, Computer-Based Training, Inclusive Education, Information Sciences
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 3 (September 2009) pp. 337–355
This article presents a review of the research on technology integration in the area of literacy for individuals with mild disabilities. It describes relevant legislation, including how special education technology is impacted by the No Child Left...
Topics: Learning Disabilities, Learning Outcomes, Inclusive Education, Teaching Methods, Instructional Materials, Curriculum, Software, Change, Literacy, Accessibility, Mathematics, Integration, Multimedia, Educational Technology
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1513–1515
This year's submissions in the area of Pre-service Teacher Education fell into three broad themes: Integration, Collaboration and Information Literacy. By far the largest of these categories was Integration, a theme that carried over from years past,...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education
In this article, we discuss the context, conception, implementation and research used to refine and evaluate a systemic model for fostering technology integration in teacher education. The Learning Generation model identifies conditions where...
Topics: Preservice Teachers, Technology integration, teacher education, Integration, Educational Technology, Preservice Teacher Education, Curriculum, teacher preparation, Professional Development, faculty development, Collaboration, Inclusive Education
Enhancing TPACK with Assistive Technology: Promoting Inclusive Practices in Pre-service Teacher Education
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 186–207
As the global community continues the transition from an industrialized factory model to an information and now participatory networked-based society, educational technology will play a pivotal role in preparing students for their futures. Many...
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
AACE Journal Vol. 14, No. 3 (2006) pp. 221–233
This article proposes a research agenda that addresses the gap between theory and practice in the area of instructional theory. It reflects the beliefs of this writer and attempts to address current issues in the field of instructional technology....
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 101–122
The capacity of any professional development effort to achieve durable change in teacher practice is affected by a host of design factors and their precise alignment with multiple delivery strategies. However, how successful professional development ...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 14, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 325–345
In this article we present a model of content-area specific technology preparation. This approach was premised on the fact that even if preservice teachers know how to operate technology, they need help to understand how to flexibly incorporate ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 3 (2006) pp. 328–341
The purpose of this article is to describe the attempts of faculty members in one teacher education program to foster integration of content and skills across courses, prepare teachers for the diverse classrooms they will encounter, and connect...
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. 15, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 59–85
The English Language Arts teachers in this qualitative study reported somewhat negative outcomes in social and material spaces in the context of laptop technology in their classrooms. These outcomes included: (a) social isolation, (b) limited...
Topics: teacher training, instruction, Pedagogy, technology, Technology integration, education, k-12, teaching, Integration, Inclusive Education, English Language Arts, Inservice, Language Arts, Teaching Methods
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 2 (June 2006) pp. 204–217
This article shares an approach to teaching mathematics teacher education courses incorporating asynchronous online discussions. Specifically, this research is guided by the following research questions: (a) How would online discussions contribute...
Topics: Preservice Teachers, Technology integration, research, teacher education, Integration, Mathematics, Preservice Teacher Education, Professional Development, computer mediated communication, Teaching Methods, Blended Learning, Inclusive Education, Research Methods