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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 1643–1648
This paper describes the design of a digital technology course for pre-service teachers in social studies and English Language Arts. We first provide a brief literature review that highlights the need to support pre-service teachers in using...
Toward a Useable Protocol for Identifying and Evaluating Classroom Ready Online Educational Resources for Social Studies
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 2709–2721
There is an abundance of online educational resources for social studies educators created by private vendors, publishing companies, governmental organizations, universities and schools, and teachers. Within the field of social studies teacher...
Topics: social studies education
Introducing Digital Humanities Projects and ARCHIE to Social Studies Preservice Teachers: Notes from the Field
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 2694–2701
This paper describes a transdisciplinary course for social studies preservice teachers that not only connects current and emerging digital technologies to content, pedagogy, and student learning; but also brings together the research interests of...
Visualization as a Tool to Support the Inquiry Arc in Social Studies Education: Notes from the Field
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2926–2930
Gunther Kress, professor of semiotics and education, contends that there has been a shift in the predominant form of knowledge construction, meaning-making, and dissemination from the idea of a “world told” to a “world shown,” where the concept of...