Teaching for Application: A Model for Assisting Pre-Service Teachers With Technology Integration ARTICLE
Jung Won Hur, Auburn University, United States ; Theresa Cullen, University of Oklahoma, United States ; Thomas Brush, Indiana University, United States
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Volume 18, Number 1, ISSN 1059-7069 Publisher: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, Chesapeake, VA
The purpose of this paper is to introduce a technology integration model designed to assist pre-service teachers to learn meaningful uses of technology in K–12 classrooms. Based on studies in teacher education, learning theory, and technology integration, the authors define five essential characteristics necessary for pre-service teacher education: (a) providing concrete experience, (b) promoting reflection, (c) assisting knowledge application to actual practice, (d) creating communities of learners, and (e) developing Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge (TPACK) (Mishra & Koehler, 2006; Thompson & Mishra, 2007-2008). The Situated Technology Integration (SiTI) model was developed based on these characteristics. This paper explains the SiTI model in detail and shares data on its implementation processes.
Hur, J.W., Cullen, T. & Brush, T. (2010). Teaching for Application: A Model for Assisting Pre-Service Teachers With Technology Integration. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 18(1), 161-182. Chesapeake, VA: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education.
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