Operationalizing TPACK for Educators: The Activity Types Approach to Technology Integration, Part 1
Mark Hofer, Judi Harris, School of Education, College of William & Mary, United States ; Margaret Blanchard, North Carolina State University, United States ; Neal Grandgenett, University of Nebraska - Omaha, United States ; Denise Schmidt, Iowa State University, United States ; Marcela van Olphen, University of South Florida, United States ; Carl Young, North Carolina State University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Charleston, SC, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-67-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
During this first session in a two-part symposium, we will first introduce and explain the activity types approach to technology integration, demonstrating how it helps teachers to develop technology integration knowledge (specifically, technological pedagogical content knowledge, or TPACK). We will then introduce, explain, and share learning activity type taxonomies for K-6 literacy, secondary English language arts, and world languages curriculum areas. (See: the Activity Types Wiki.) To end the session, we will invite participants to collaborate on further development and refinement of the activity types by requesting that they offer the taxonomies to their colleagues for review and comment. We will collect these evaluation data via the online survey instruments posted on the wiki, then propose to report on the results of this vetting and refinement process during SITE 2010.
Hofer, M., Harris, J., Blanchard, M., Grandgenett, N., Schmidt, D., van Olphen, M. & Young, C. (2009). Operationalizing TPACK for Educators: The Activity Types Approach to Technology Integration, Part 1. In I. Gibson, R. Weber, K. McFerrin, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2009--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 4099-4102). Charleston, SC, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).