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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

March 2010 Volume 10, Number 1


Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 11

  1. Digital Video and Teaching

    Lynn Bell & Glen Bull, University of Virginia, United States

    Because video can be created and watched on portable devices such as cell phones, its use is becoming casual and conversational. Among many of today’s youth it has become a primary form of... More

    pp. 1-6

  2. Editorial: Enhancing English Language Arts Education With Digital Video

    Carl A. Young & Sheryl Long, North Carolina State University, United States; Jamie Myers, Penn State University, United States

    In 1932, the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) officially recognized this new medium with the creation of its Committee of Photoplay Appreciation (Applebee, 1974). This committee made ... More

    pp. 7-19

  3. Transforming Practice: Using Digital Video to Engage Students

    Janette Hughes & Lorayne Robertson, UOIT, Canada

    In this article the four pedagogical components outlined by the New London Group (1996)—situated practice, overt instruction, critical framing, and transformed practice—were used to focus attention... More

    pp. 20-37

  4. Impacting Academic Achievement with Student Learners Teaching Digital Storytelling to Others: The ATTTCSE Digital Video Project

    Candace Figg, Brock University, Canada; Robin McCartney, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, United States; Walter Gonsoulin, Starkville School District, United States

    University researchers, teacher candidates, language and technology instructors, student learners, and families from diverse backgrounds partnered in an invitational teaching/learning experience... More

    pp. 38-79

  5. Using Digital Video to Create Online Book Reviews

    Deirdre Butler & Margaret Leahy, St Patrick's College of Education, Dublin City University, Ireland; Ciarán Mc Cormack, Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Ireland

    This paper describes the results of a pilot study conducted in Ireland to examine the effectiveness of an online book review project. The project focused on the production of book reviews by... More

    pp. 80-99

  6. Guest Editorial: Digital Videos as Tools for Learning Mathematics

    Margaret L. Niess, Oregon State University, United States; Janet M. Walker, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    As we move into the teen years of the 21st century, advanced digital technologies are significantly changing the nature of the culture as well as the way mathematicians think about and do... More

    pp. 100-105

  7. (Re)Anchored Video Centered Engagement: The Transferability of Preservice Training to Practice

    Gail Dickinson & Emily Summers, Texas State University—San Marcos, United States

    This longitudinal study tracks primary participants over 3 years from their last year of university preservice teaching training through their second year of in-service teaching via surveys,... More

    pp. 106-118

  8. Editorial: Preparing Teachers to Use Digital Video in the Science Classroom

    John Park, North Carolina State University, United States

    This special issue of Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education is devoted to digital video use in the classroom. The topic was chosen as a result of discussions that were held by... More

    pp. 119-123

  9. Editorial: Digital Video and Social Studies

    Thomas C. Hammond, Lehigh University, United States; John K. Lee, North Carolina State University, United States

    The “social studies” as a domain of K-12 instruction is a legacy of early 20th-century Progressivism (Fallace, 2009). The movement to establish social studies was shaped and defined by such... More

    pp. 124-132

  10. Opus in the Classroom: Striking CoRDS with Content-Related Digital Storytelling

    Teshia Roby, California State Polytechnic University Pomona, United States

    Writing personal narratives provides students with additional techniques for making deeper connections to subject matter. Content-related narrative development offers a departure from the... More

    pp. 133-144

  11. Video Production as an Instructional Strategy: Content Learning and Teacher Practice

    Priscilla Norton & Dawn Hathaway, George Mason University, United States

    This study examined teacher-learners’ reflections about the use of video production in their K-12 classrooms for evidence of content learning, the factors facilitating teacher use of video... More

    pp. 145-166