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No One Fits in a Box: Preservice Teachers’ Evolving Perceptions of Self and Others

, Millsaps College, United States ; , University of Utah, United States

CITE Journal Volume 18, Number 2, ISSN 1528-5804 Publisher: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, Waynesville, NC USA


This article describes lessons learned from an applied literacy course in which preservice teachers partnered with a local middle school to teach literacy actively through podcast and digital graphic novel creation. Future teachers need equity-focused, production-centered, interest-driven connected learning (Ito et al., 2013) and connected teaching opportunities (Mirra, 2017) that provide deliberate, scaffolded social support as they continually shape or reshape perceptions of self and other.


Rust, J. & Cantwell, D. (2018). No One Fits in a Box: Preservice Teachers’ Evolving Perceptions of Self and Others. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 18(2), 313-342. Waynesville, NC USA: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education. Retrieved February 19, 2019 from .

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