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Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 34, No. 6 (December 2018) pp. 762–774
This study examines the ways in which all nine middle school teachers in a private school for boys in the United States integrated mobile devices with content and pedagogy 4 years into the implementation of a one-to-one initiative. It also examines...
Resetting educational technology coursework for pre-service teachers: A computational thinking approach to the development of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK)
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 33, No. 3 (Jul 24, 2017)
This study presents the design of an educational technology course for pre-service teachers specific to incorporating computational thinking in K-8 classroom settings. Subsequently, it examines how participation in the course influences pre-service...
Climate Change Professional Development: Design, Implementation, and Initial Outcomes on Teacher Learning, Practice, and Student Beliefs
Journal of Science Teacher Education Vol. 27, No. 3 (2016) pp. 235–258
In this work, we present the design, implementation, and initial outcomes of the Climate Academy, a hybrid professional development program delivered through a combination of face-to-face and online interactions, intended to prepare formal and...
Development, Implementation, and Outcomes of an Equitable Computer Science After-School Program: Findings from Middle-School Students
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 48, No. 2 (2016) pp. 84–104
Current policy efforts that seek to improve learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) emphasize the importance of helping all students acquire concepts and tools from computer science that help them analyze and develop...
Bridging the app gap: An examination of a professional development initiative on mobile learning in urban schools
Computers & Education Vol. 88, No. 1 (October 2015) pp. 1–14
In this study we present a professional development initiative aimed at helping urban teachers in low-income underserved schools in the U.S. learn how to utilize iPads (a representative mobile device) and educational apps (software programs that run ...
Investigating the impact of an integrated approach to the development of preservice teachers' technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK)
Computers & Education Vol. 71, No. 1 (February 2014) pp. 206–221
The purpose of this study is to describe an integrated pedagogical approach, aimed at advancing preservice teachers' learning on the use of technology and investigate its impact on participants' knowledge (i.e., TPACK) and practice. The integrated...
Drawing on technology: An investigation of preservice teacher beliefs in the context of an introductory educational technology course
Computers & Education Vol. 62, No. 1 (March 2013) pp. 271–285
This study investigated entering preservice teachers' initial beliefs and ideas with regard to the role of technology in teaching and learning. It also examined specific technology-integrated pedagogical strategies and their potential to help...
Promoting and Assessing Pre-Service Teachers' Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) in the Context of Case Development
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 48, No. 2 (2013) pp. 127–152
This study investigated the extent to which case development allowed pre-service teachers to recognize the interactions and integration of technology with content and pedagogy in their own practice. These interactions form the core of what has been...
Valerie Harlow Shinas; Sule Yilmaz-Ozden; Chrystalla Mouza; Rachel Karchmer-Klein; Joseph J. Glutting
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 45, No. 4 (2013) pp. 339–360
This study examined the construct validity of the Survey of Preservice Teachers' Knowledge of Teaching and Technology through an exploratory factor analysis using responses from 365 preservice teachers enrolled in an educational technology course in ...
Promoting Urban Teachers' Understanding of Technology, Content, and Pedagogy in the Context of Case Development
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 44, No. 1 (2011) pp. 1–29
This study investigated the potential of a professional development program centered on case development to help urban teachers: (a) integrate technology with content and pedagogy and (b) cultivate habits of reflection required to learn from...
Does Research-Based Professional Development Make a Difference? A Longitudinal Investigation of Teacher Learning in Technology Integration
Teachers College Record Vol. 111, No. 5 (2009) pp. 1195–1241
Background/Context: Although there is a growing body of literature on the characteristics of effective professional development, there is little direct evidence on the extent to which these characteristics influence teacher learning and practice. In ...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 40, No. 4 (2008) pp. 447–472
This study examined the implementation and outcomes of a laptop program initiative in a predominantly low-income, minority school. Both quantitative and qualitative data were collected, analyzed, and compared with students in non-laptop classrooms...
The Impact of Professional Development on Teacher Learning, Practice and Leadership Skills: A Study on the Integration of Technology in the Teaching of Writing
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 37, No. 3 (2007) pp. 229–266
This study reports on the design, implementation, and outcomes of a research-based professional development program aimed at helping teachers integrate technology in the teaching of writing. The program was funded by the National Writing Project ...
Linking Professional Development to Teacher Learning and Practice: A Multi-Case Study Analysis of Urban Teachers
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 34, No. 4 (2006) pp. 405–440
This study describes and analyzes the pedagogical activities of two professional development models aimed at helping teachers effectively integrate technology in their classrooms. Most importantly, it investigates the impact of those activities on...
Understanding teacher@change: A study of professional@development in technology@integration (2002) pp. 1–304
This study had three primary objectives. First, it analyzed the pedagogical activities of two professional development models designed by the Institute for Learning Technologies at Teachers College, Columbia University. Second, it investigated the...