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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

March 2012 Volume 12, Number 1


Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Editorial: Preparing Teachers for Tomorrow's Technologies

    Dilworth Paulette, Auburn University, United States; Ana Donaldson, Association for Educational Communications and Technology, United States; Marshall George, Fordham University, United States; Don Knezek, International Society for Technology in Education, United States; Mike Searson, Kean University, United States; Kendall Starkweather, International Technology and Engineering Educators Association, United States; Marilyn Strutchens, Auburn University, United States; John Tillotson, Syracuse University, United States; Sharon P. Robinson, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, United States

    The National Technology Leadership Coalition associations are collaborating with Microsoft to develop a Teacher Education Initiative (TEI). TEI builds upon Microsoft’s Partners in Learning Program ... More

    pp. 1-5

  2. Teaching for Success: Technology and Learning Styles in Preservice Teacher Education

    Pamela Solvie, Northwestern College, United States; Engin Sungur, University of Minnesota, Morris, United States

    This study, using mixed methods design research, examined the achievement of third level preservice teachers when advice in the form of text and resources was provided based on students’ identified... More

    pp. 6-40

  3. 3-D Computer Animation vs. Live-Action Video: Differences in Viewers’ Response to Instructional Vignettes

    Dennie Smith, Tim McLaughlin & Irving Brown, Texas A & M, United States

    This study explored computer animation vignettes as a replacement for live-action video scenarios of classroom behavior situations previously used as an instructional resource in teacher education ... More

    pp. 41-54

  4. Five-Picture Charades: A Flexible Model for Technology Training in Digital Media Tools and Teaching Strategies

    Curby Alexander, University of North Texas, United States; Thomas C. Hammond, Lehigh University, United States

    In this article the authors present Five-Picture Charades, an instructional activity designed to introduce preservice and in-service teachers to the technical and pedagogical uses of digital images... More

    pp. 55-70

  5. Authentic Project-Based Design of Professional Development for Teachers Studying Online and Blended Teaching

    Nicki Dabner, Niki Davis & Pinelopi Zaka, University of Canterbury e-Learning Lab, New Zealand

    Online learning and teaching is rapidly increasing in many countries, including high schools in the USA and teacher education worldwide. Online and blended approaches to professional and... More

    pp. 71-114