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Kindergarteners Can Do It—So Can You: A Case Study of a Constructionist Technology-Rich First Year Seminar for Undergraduate College Students
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 2003, No. 1 (2003) pp. 243–260
Constructionism is a theory of learning proposed by Seymour Papert of MIT. Co-instructors for a first year seminar for undergraduate students provided education students with a one-semester constructionist experience to learn by engaging with...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 3789–3793
This paper demonstrates ways teacher education faculty might inculcate computer technology in elementary social studies methods courses through effective modeling and instructional experiences. This session will present technology intensive...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 572–575
Gender disparity exists in many educational environments despite conscientious attempts to equalize opportunities and outcomes. Research studies indicate females are less likely to effectively engage in the use of technology for problem solving....
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) pp. 1544–1549
This paper discusses the need for university faculty to effectively model appropriate and engaging uses of computer technology in teacher education courses. Preservice teachers need experience implementing meaningful ways to use available ...
TECHNOLOGY MENTORSHIPS IN HIGHER EDUCATION: AN OPTIMAL MATCH FOR EXPANDING EDUCATIONAL COMPUTING SKILLS
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 441–447
Mentoring relationships to invite higher education faculty to learn educational computing skills on a one-to-one basis are an "optimal match". An optimal match involves a carefully constructed personal learning experience accommodating the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 131–135
Administrative leaders do not necessarily perceive themselves as leaders in technology in schools. Educational administration graduate students in this study acknowledged that their computer skills were often surpassed by their own faculty, staff,...
SITE's Role as a Catalyst for International Education, Teacher Education, and Complementing Technology: The Issues and Opportunities are Changing
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) p. 1904
Role of technology in International Education in Teacher Education. Technology is adding to the potential for planning, conducting, and follow-up opportunities related to International Education (IE). It is also increasing the relevance and...