Using EXPRESSIONS: Preparing pre-service teachers to use create professional websites
Natalie Johnson-Leslie, Audrey Bowser, Diana Williams, Arkansas State University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-84-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
In preparing todays pre-service teachers’ mastery of technology and technological applications is a corner stone of any teacher education curriculum. In this case study, the processes that were followed for pre-service teachers to create professional websites will be outlined. Teacher websites can be versatile communication tool. Teachers need to communicate with parents, students, and administrators. A well designed professional website can be help teachers manage much of the work they carry out in the classroom. Survey items were presented in a Likert scale with students having 5 options strongly agree, agree, no opinion, disagree, strongly disagree. Students completed the survey voluntarily in Google sites where the survey was developed and analyzed. Sixteen of the 21 students completed the survey for a response rate of 76%.
Johnson-Leslie, N., Bowser, A. & Williams, D. (2011). Using EXPRESSIONS: Preparing pre-service teachers to use create professional websites. In M. Koehler & P. Mishra (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2011--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2986-2987). Nashville, Tennessee, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).