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Teachers´ Understanding of Systems Thinking Concepts in a Course on Educational Technology Leadership
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 1743–1745
This presentation gives an analysis of the introduction of systems dynamics concepts to K-12 teachers and other professionals, via a course on leadership in an educational technology Master´s program. The specific systems concepts included ¨systems ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 1899–1906
This case study evaluates a field-based strategy for training in-service elementary teachers to use technology that involved a course taken by a cohort of students in an on-site M.A. program in Curriculum and Instruction. Teachers identified topics ...
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) p. 1129
For the past four years, students in a graduate course in educational technology in the USA, who are K-12 teachers, have been establishing educational collaborations between their own classrooms and those in other countries. They identify a partner...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2305–2307
This presentation discusses experiences incorporating service learning and global learning networks in a graduate course taken primarily by teachers, Social and Cultural Implications of Educational Technology. Graduate students were engaged in...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 727–730
This paper discusses the design of a graduate course for teachers concerning the social and cultural implications of educational technology. The course is a required part of the Master's degree option in educational technology at California State...
Design and Formative Evaluation of an e-Learning Module for Training Teachers to Integrate Technology into Teaching
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 672–679
We describe the design and formative evaluation of online-based e-learning professional development training module for teachers to develop their knowledge of technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge (TPACK). The design was guided by research on...
Evaluating a Program of Teacher Training in Educational Technology and STEM Using Two Measures of TPACK
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 2783–2789
We evaluated a course for training teachers to use educational technologies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) using multiple methods including a Graphical Analysis of TPACK Instrument (GATI) that was given at the end of the ...
Commentary: Considerations in Pedagogy and Assessment in the Use of Computers to Promote Learning About Scientific Models
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 4, No. 1 (2004) pp. 35–41
Although one role of computers in science education is to help students learn specific science concepts, computers are especially intriguing as a vehicle for fostering the development of epistemological knowledge about the nature of scientific...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 13, No. 3 (July 2005) pp. 493–514
This case study evaluates a field-based strategy for training in-service elementary teachers to use technology. The strategy, which was incorporated into the Long Beach Professional Development School for Educators (LBPDSE), involved a technology...
Investigation of the “Convince Me” Computer Environment as a Tool for Critical Argumentation about Public Policy Issues
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2003) pp. 263–283
The Convince Me computer environment supports critical thinking by allowing users to create and evaluate computer-based representations of arguments. This study investigates theoretical and design considerations pertinent to using Convince Me as an...
Use of a Computer Environment To Analyze the Coherence of Argumentation about Policies Proposed To Ameliorate Global Warming
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2002 (April 2002)
In designing computer environments to support the creation of arguments, a central issue concerns evaluating the quality of these arguments. This study uses one such computer environment, Convince ME, that uniquely uses a connectionist model, ECHO,...
Interviews of Participants in a Short-Term Study Abroad Program in Costa Rica Regarding Educational Technology
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (Mar 05, 2017) pp. 586–596
This paper details a study of educators who participated in a unique short-term study abroad course concerning information and communication technologies in education. The course originates in the United States and involves travel to Costa Rica,...
The Great God of the Future: The Views of Current and Future English Teachers on the Place of IT in Literacy
English in Education Vol. 31, No. 2 (1997) pp. 54–62
Contends that most student teachers of English in Great Britain now welcome information technology (IT) in English, seeing it as central to the literacy of all pupils. Finds some current English teachers remain ambivalent about IT, but the general...
Youth Views of Science and Engineering in a Program for Preparing Teachers to Use Educational Technology in STEM
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 18, No. 3 (September 2018) pp. 508–537
As part of a graduate course for supporting K-12 teachers’ use of technology in teaching STEM subjects, teachers worked in teams to create workshops for youth at a community organization. Teachers used curriculum kits from the Engineering is...
Journal of Mathematical Behavior Vol. 10, No. 1 (1991) pp. 79–89
This study described ways that sixth grade students invented strategies for working out difficult physics problems while using a motion program in the computer environment "Boxer." Strategies became a communal classroom resource and ground rules for ...
Using Technology to Promote Intercultural Learning among Three Graduate Classes in Costa Rica and California
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (Mar 05, 2012) pp. 2207–2211
We present an innovative model that we have designed to engage education graduate students, in Costa Rica and California, in intercultural learning. At the core of the model is a joint assignment involving three graduate classes in education that...
Training Teachers to Use Educational Technologies in STEM Using Field Experience at a Community Based Organization
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 3021–3025
This presentation highlights the evaluation of a model for training credentialed teachers to use educational technologies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). The model includes a 3-unit summer university course with a field ...
AACE Journal Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2004) pp. 100–110
This book review aims to assist instructors in their selection of textbooks for entry-level or intermediate educational technology courses or workshops for teachers. It discusses four major textbooks: Instructional Media and Technologies for...
International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology Vol. 3, No. 3 (July 2015) pp. 162–186
Previous research has demonstrated the efficacy of two explanation-based approaches for increasing learning in educational games. The first involves asking students to explain their answers (self-explanation) and the second involves providing...