Implementing Simulations as an Initial Field Experience for pre-service Teachers
David Slykhuis, Rich Clemens, Karen Kellison, Steve Purcell, James Madison University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Austin, Texas, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-92-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
Our University is facing increased pressure from students for more and earlier school based placements. We already have, however, nearly saturated our local area with our current placement load given the size of our University and its rural location. Therefore, we have turned to exploring the use of simSchool as a new method of giving our students an early classroom experience. Our presentation will describe our implementation procedure and describe the obstacles we have faced and the successes we have experienced.
Slykhuis, D., Clemens, R., Kellison, K. & Purcell, S. (2012). Implementing Simulations as an Initial Field Experience for pre-service Teachers. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of SITE 2012--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2638-2639). Austin, Texas, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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