You are here:

Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

December 2019 Volume 19, Number 4


Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

Search this issue

Table of Contents

Number of articles: 13

  1. Editorial: A Report on the 2019 National Technology Leadership Summit

    Chrystalla Mouza, University of Delaware, United States

    A report on the 2019 National Technology Leadership Summit and an overview of papers published in the current issue of CITE Journal. More

    pp. 543-548

  2. A Long Arc Bending Toward Equity: Tracing Almost 20 Years of ELA Teaching With Technology

    Katie Rybakova, Thomas College, United States; Mary Rice, University of New Mexico, United States; Clarice Moran, Kennesaw State University, United States; Lauren Zucker, Northern Highlands Regional High School, United States; Maureen McDermott, NSU-Fischler College of Education, United States; Ewa McGrail & Stephanie Loomis, Georgia State University, United States; Amy Piotrowski, Utah State University, United States; Merideth Garcia, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, United States; Hannah R. Gerber, Sam Houston State University, United States; Rick Marlatt, NMSU, United States; Thor Gibbons, SUNY Oneonta, United States

    Almost 20 years ago, Pope and Golub (2000) published their seminal work on teaching with technology in English language arts (ELA) classrooms in Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher... More

    pp. 549-604

  3. “I Didn’t Want to Make Them Feel Wrong in Any Way”: Preservice Teachers Craft Digital Feedback on Sociopolitical Perspectives in Student Texts

    James Chisholm & Andrea Olinger, University of Louisville, United States; Alison Heron Hruby, Morehead State University, United States

    This qualitative multicase analysis investigated the role of “educational niceness” and “neutrality” (e.g., Baptiste, 2008; Bissonnette, 2016) in preservice English teacher feedback on... More

    pp. 605-639

  4. Educate, Empower, Advocate: Amplifying Marginalized Voices in a Digital Society

    W. Ian O'Byrne, College of Charleston, United States

    The Internet and other communication technologies can provide a powerful tool for social justice and civic action. These digital devices and social media have shown enormous potential by... More

    pp. 640-669

  5. Just What Online Resources Are Elementary Mathematics Teachers Using?

    Emily J. Shapiro, Bucknell University, United States; Amanda G. Sawyer, James Madison University, United States; Lara K. Dick & Tabitha Wismer, Bucknell University, United States

    The question of how elementary teachers choose tasks has been widely discussed in the field of education. However, these studies have not adequately addressed the increasing use of online resources... More

    pp. 670-686

  6. Using Virtual Reality to Augment Museum-Based Field Trips in a Preservice Elementary Science Methods Course

    Jason R. Harron, The University of Texas at Austin, United States; Anthony J. Petrosino, Southern Methodist University, United States; Sarah Jenevein, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    Positioned in the context of experiential learning, this paper reports findings of a virtual reality field trip (VRFT) in conjunction with an in-person field trip involving preservice teachers in... More

    pp. 687-707

  7. Robotics Integration for Learning With Technology

    Jiangmei Yuan, West Virginia University, United States; ChanMin Kim, The University of Georgia, Pennsylvania State University, United States; Rogers Hill & Dongho Kim, The University of Georgia, United States

    This qualitative study examined how preservice elementary teachers integrated robotics into science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) lesson designs and why they designed their... More

    pp. 708-735

  8. Barriers to the Effective Use of Technology Integration in Social Studies Education

    Bulent Tarman & Emin Kilinc, independent scholar, Turkey; Hasan Aydin, Florida Gulf Coast University, United States

    Information and communication technology has been accepted as a powerful tool that transforms education. The emergence of new and innovative uses of technology provides new approaches to social... More

    pp. 736-753

  9. The Nexus of Critical Citizenship and Social Media

    B. Scott Durham, Michigan State University, United States

    The practice of critical citizenship requires an authentic investigation into issues surrounding the exercise of power in our world. However, while young people increasingly engage with others and ... More

    pp. 754-769

  10. The Use and Utility of Video Representations in Early Social Studies Field Experiences

    Alexander Cuenca & Jessica Zaker, Indiana University, United States

    The importance of the early field experience in the curriculum of teacher education is often underappreciated. Ostensibly, the early field experience provides teacher candidates with the first... More

    pp. 770-789

  11. Preparing Elementary School Teachers to Teach Computing, Coding, and Computational Thinking

    Stacie L. Mason & Peter J. Rich, Brigham Young University, United States

    This literature review synthesized current research on preservice and in-service programs that improve K–6 teachers’ attitudes, self-efficacy, or knowledge to teach computing, coding, or... More

    pp. 790-824

  12. Effectiveness of Undergraduate Instructional Design Assistants in Scaling a Teacher Education Open Badge System

    Daniel L. Randall, Brigham Young University, United States; Tadd Farmer, Purdue University, United States; Richard E. West, Brigham Young University, United States

    This article describes an examination of how undergraduate instructional design assistants (IDAs) scaled up an open badge system by assisting in creating open badges. External reviewers rated the... More

    pp. 825-849

  13. A Professional Development Process Model for Online and Blended Learning: Introducing Digital Capital

    Brent Philipsen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels and Karel de Grote University of Applied Sciences and Arts Antwerp, Belgium

    Since information and communication technologies were introduced into education, the number of courses delivered in an online or blended learning (OBL) format has increased significantly. However, ... More

    pp. 850-867