Search results for author:"Mark Girod"
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Western Oregon University
Journal of Teacher Education Vol. 57, No. 5 (2006) pp. 481–497
Cook School District is a Web-based simulation designed to allow teacher candidates an opportunity to explore connections between their actions as teachers and the learning and engagement of simulated students. The simulation provides a setting in...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 16, No. 3 (July 2008) pp. 307–337
Recognizing the power of high quality practice in teacher preparation, a web-based simulation called Cook School District was designed to allow teacher candidates to practice the skills necessary to connect their teaching to the learning of all...
Educational Research Quarterly Vol. 33, No. 2 (December 2009) pp. 88–100
A causal-comparative pre-test, post-test design was used to investigate differences in learning in a research methods course for face-to-face and web-based delivery models. Analyses of participant achievement (N = 205) revealed almost no differences ...
John Dewey & psychologizing the subject-matter: big ideas, ambitious teaching, and teacher education
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 19, No. 3 pp. 295–307
John Dewey's (The Essential Dewey, Vol. I, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 1902) proposal that rich and engaged learning requires teachers to “psychologize” their subject-matter is now 100 years old. Yet his message remains insightful,...
American Secondary Education Vol. 32, No. 3 (2004) pp. 63–76
KLICK! (Kids Learning In Computer Clubhouses!), a federally funded, after school, computer clubhouse operating in Michigan, is investigated as a means for supporting positive, engaging, and innovative after school activities for teens. A quasi...
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 24, No. 1 (2007) pp. 23–29
Video is a powerful medium for communication and learning. With increased accessibility to digital video production equipment, an important question is what role teacher production of video might have in teacher education. Using the lens of design...