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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

June 2009 Volume 9, Number 2


Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Editorial: Tutor, Tool, Tutee: A Vision Revisited

    Glen Bull, University of Virginia, United States

    Robert Taylor’s (1980a) book, The Computer in the School: Tutor, Tool, Tutee, was a seminal work, bringing together essays written by a number of early pioneers in the field of educational... More

    pp. 89-94

  2. Fight the dragons: Using online discussion to promote critical literacy in teacher education

    Christine Woodcock, Southern New Hampshire University, United States

    Today’s children are bombarded by a range of media, and it is the responsibility of teachers to equip students to engage critically. Just as teachers are responsible to teach critical literacy,... More

    pp. 95-116

  3. Preparing 8th Grade Mathematics Teachers to Use Technology, Pedagogy, and Content Knowledge in the Teaching and Learning of Algebra

    Sandra Richardson, Lamar University, United States

    This article describes experiences from a professional development project designed to prepare in-service eighth-grade mathematics teachers to develop, explore, and advance technological... More

    pp. 117-130

  4. Preservice Biology Teachers’ Use of Interactive Display Systems to Support Reforms-Based Science Instruction

    Christine Schnittka, University of Kentucky, United States; Randy Bell, University of Virginia, United States

    The purpose of this study was to explore preservice science teachers’ use of an interactive display system (IDS), consisting of a computer, digital projector, interactive white board, and Internet ... More

    pp. 131-159

  5. Giving, prompting, making: Framing a conceptual home for TPACK in social studies instruction

    Thomas Hammond, Lehigh University, United States; Meghan Manfra, Old Dominion University, United States

    Technological pedagogical content knowledge (now known as technology, pedagogy, and content knowledge, or TPACK) has become a widely referenced conceptual framework within teacher education. It... More

    pp. 160-185

  6. Enhancing TPACK with Assistive Technology: Promoting Inclusive Practices in Pre-service Teacher Education

    Matthew Marino, Pauline Sameshima & Constance Beecher, Washington State University, United States

    As the global community continues the transition from an industrialized factory model to an information and now participatory networked-based society, educational technology will play a pivotal... More

    pp. 186-207

  7. Ten Ways to Incorporate Technology into a TESOL Teacher Preparation Program

    Andrea Honigsfeld, Vicky Giouroukakis, Audrey Cohan & Maureen Walsh, Molloy College, United States

    A comprehensive approach for integrating technology into a TESOL teacher preparation program is described. Ten specific ways to assure constructivist technology use in teacher education are... More

    pp. 208-221