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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

December 2017 Volume 17, Number 4


Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Editorial: A Report on the 2017 National Technology Leadership Summit

    Chrystalla Mouza, University of Delaware, United States

    On September 28-29, 2017, national leaders from educational associations, editors of educational technology journals, directors of nonprofit foundations, federal policy makers, and corporate... More

    pp. 432-436

  2. Editorial: A Call for Articles on AMTE’s Standards for Preparing Teachers of Mathematics Use of Technology in K-12

    Beth Bos, Arkansas State University, United States

    The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators released the Standards for Preparing Teachers of Mathematics (SPTM; in 2017. To generate guidance as to how to apply teaching of... More

    pp. 437-439

  3. Incorporating Multiple Technologies Into Teacher Education: A Case of Developing Preservice Teachers’ Understandings in Teaching Statistics With Technology

    Jennifer Lovett, Middle Tennessee State University, United States; Hollylynne Lee, NC State University, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to present a multitechnology-enabled lesson used with secondary preservice mathematics teachers to develop their technological pedagogical statistical knowledge. This... More

    pp. 440-457

  4. Computational Thinking in Mathematics Teacher Education

    George Gadanidis, Rosa Cendros, Lisa Floyd & Immaculate Namukasa, Faculty of Education, Western University, Canada

    As computational thinking (CT) is increasing in focus in K-12 education, it is important to consider how teacher education programs may better prepare teacher candidates (TCs). Previous studies... More

    pp. 458-477

  5. Editorial: Integrated STEM and Current Directions in the STEM Community

    Andrea C. Burrows, University of Wyoming, United States; Joe Garofalo, University of Virginia, United States; Steven Barbato, International Technology and Engineering Education Association, United States; Rhonda Christensen, University of North Texas, United States; Michael Grant, University of South Carolina, United States; - Kinshuk, University of North Texas, United States; Jennifer Parrish, University of Northern Colorado, United States; Christine Thomas, Georgia State University, United States; Tandra Tyler-Wood, University of North Texas, United States

    uring this National Technology Leadership Summit (NTLS; see, concurrent “strand” deliberations took place over 2 days. One of those strands was entitled American Innovations in the... More

    pp. 478-482

  6. Technology-Supported Science Instruction Through Integrated STEM Guitar Building: The Case for STEM and Non-STEM Instructor Success

    Sean Hauze, San Diego State University, United States; Debbie French, Wilkes University, United States

    With a national emphasis on integrated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education in K-16 courses, incorporating technology in a meaningful way is critical. This research... More

    pp. 483-503

  7. The Role of Photoblogs in Social Studies Classroom: Learning About the People of the Civil War

    Elizabeth Barrow, Janice Anderson & Martinette Horner, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States

    Using the of Humans of New York photoblog concept, the exemplar lesson plan described in this article incorporated technology and the replacement, amplification, and transformation framework to... More

    pp. 504-521

  8. Supporting Change in Teacher Practice: Examining Shifts of Teachers’ Professional Development Preferences and Needs for Technology Integration

    Yin-Chan Liao, Anne Ottenbreit-Leftwich, Michael Karlin, Krista Glazewski & Thomas Brush, Indiana University-Bloomington, United States

    Studies have shown that when K-12 school districts implement a new technology initiative, it is not always accompanied by effective teacher professional development (PD).  Many teachers have... More

    pp. 522-548

  9. Making and Missing Connections: Exploring Twitter Chats as a Learning Tool in a Preservice Teacher Education Course

    Betina Hsieh, California State University, Long Beach, United States

    Research on social media use in education indicates that network-based connections can enable powerful teacher learning opportunities. Using a connectivist theoretical framework (Siemens, 2005),... More

    pp. 549-568

  10. Enhancing Preservice Science Teachers’ Use of Text Through E-Readers

    Brian Zoellner & Terence Cavanaugh, University of North Florida, United States

    The future for primary and secondary school textbooks is moving to digital ones, and faculties of schools, colleges, and departments of education (SCDEs) need to prepare preservice teachers for... More

    pp. 569-589