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TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 55, No. 5 (September 2011) pp. 31–38
Electronic portfolios (eportfolios) can increase reflection, develop content and pedagogy skills and facilitate communication between teachers and administrators. However, they have limitations. Despite resources that teacher institutions devote to...
Educational Gerontology Vol. 37, No. 7 (2011) pp. 606–620
This article describes how Web 2.0 technologies may facilitate journaling and related inquiry methods among older adults. Benefits and limitations of journaling are summarized as well as computer skills of older adults. We then describe how Web 2.0...
Journal of Outdoor Recreation, Education, and Leadership Vol. 9, No. 2 (2017) pp. 181–196
This study examined how instructors and learners in residential outdoor education programs utilized mobile technologies and Web 2.0 applications. Twenty semistructured interviews were conducted with instructors, support staff, and administrators at...
Second Life to Support Multicultural Literacy: Pre- and In-Service Teachers' Perceptions and Expectations
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 58, No. 2 (March 2014) pp. 46–58
The purpose of the study was to examine preservice teachers' attitudes using Second Life for multicultural literacy and to explore effective strategies to implement this technology in teacher preparation programs. Participants included thirty...
Instructor and adult learner perceptions of the use of Internet-enabled devices in residential outdoor education programs
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 49, No. 1 (January 2018) pp. 78–87
As more adults frequent wilderness areas, they bring Internet-enabled devices (e.g., smart phones, tablets) with them. This study focuses on adults' perceptions of these devices in relation to desired outdoor learning experiences. Specifically,...
Managing Communication and Professional Development in Online Graduate Programs with Electronic Portfolios
Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration Vol. 17, No. 2
Four years ago, two online graduate programs at a mid-size university in the western United States implemented ePortfolios to foster communication and connectedness among students and faculty, develop community that extends beyond course boundaries, ...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 14, No. 3 (July 2011) pp. 142–149
Although distance educators are adopting electronic portfolios (eportfolios) for purposes of assessment and collaboration, some researchers question their utility in these venues. In a setting where feelings of isolation and attrition are high, this ...
Fostering Technology-Rich Service-Learning Experiences between School Librarians and Teacher Education Programs
Knowledge Quest Vol. 44, No. 2 (2015) pp. 44–52
School libraries are untapped resources for fieldwork by preservice teachers. Many school librarians have expertise in pedagogy and standards-based curriculum development, both for information literacy and for technology integration. By forging...
Evidence of impact: Transforming teacher education with preparing tomorrow's teachers to teach with technology (PT3) grants
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 26, No. 4 (May 2010) pp. 863–870
This article uses the framework of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK; Mishra & Koehler, 2006) to analyze findings across projects from the U.S. Department of Education's Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3)...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 369–391
This research study was designed to inform the development of a new teacher assessment model. The goal of the Teacher Success Model (TSM) initiative is to develop a systematic, evidence-informed statewide model for teacher assessment. While the...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 60, No. 1 (2016) pp. 41–47
Online education for K-12 students has grown rapidly over the past decade. Approximately four million K-12 students enroll in one or more online courses each year. Because online learning is expanding into K-12 settings, teacher education programs...