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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

2002 Volume 2, Number 4


Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 12

  1. The Bermuda Open Source Technology Summit: Pausing to Look Back Rejuvenates Us for the Future

    Anita McAnear, Learning and Leading With Technology, United States

    The National Technology Leadership Initiative is an ongoing collaboration between SITE and four teacher educator associations representing the core content areas of science education (AETS),... More

    pp. 401-407

  2. Using Technology to Support Prospective Science Teachers in Learning and Teaching About Scientific Models

    Michael Cullin & Barbara A. Crawford, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    This article presents efforts to support prospective secondary science teachers in learning and teaching about scientific models and the impact of those efforts on their understandings. The role ... More

    pp. 408-425

  3. A Bibliography of Articles on Technology in Science Education

    Randy Bell & Lynn Bell, University of Virginia, United States

    When leaders from a variety of content-specific education organizations met at the National Technology Leadership Retreat 2001 to discuss technology's role in education, they were asked why more... More

    pp. 426-446

  4. Utilizing Online Discussion to Support Reflection and Challenge Beliefs in Elementary Mathematics Methods Classrooms

    Amy Roth McDuffie, Washington State University—Tri-Cities, United States; David Slavit, Washington State University—Vancouver, United States

    A fundamentally important experience for preservice teachers (PSTs) in a mathematics methods course is the self-examination of beliefs about mathematics and the teaching and learning of mathematics... More

    pp. 447-465

  5. Beyond Technical Competence: Technologies in English Language Arts Teacher Education (A Response to Pope and Golub)

    Jonathan Bush, Western Michigan University, United States

    As I consider the issues that Pope and Golub (2000) bring up in their seminal discussion of "principles of technology infusion" I am reminded of an article I recently read in the Allegan County... More

    pp. 466-470

  6. Computer Technology in the Social Studies: An Examination of the Effectiveness Literature (1996-2001)

    Shelli A. Whitworth, Gaither Senior High School; Michael J. Berson, University of South Florida, United States

    Within the social studies, technology has served a dual role as an important instructional tool that may have a significant effect on the global, political, social, and economic functioning of... More

    pp. 471-508

  7. Increasing Computer Use in Early Childhood Teacher Education: The Case of a “Computer Muddler”

    Karl F. Wheatley, Cleveland State University, United States

    How broadly will computers be used in PK-12 teaching? Reform efforts have often succeeded in getting many teachers to experiment in modest ways with some aspects of those reforms, although often... More

    pp. 509-530

  8. Proceedings of the Fourth National Technology Leadership Summit: Open Resources in Education

    Glen Bull & Joe Garofalo, University of Virginia, United States

    The underpinnings of computer science were developed in university research centers. University researchers often shared and exchanged code as a way of learning new programming techniques. During... More

    pp. 530-555

  9. Directions in Electronic Portfolio Development

    David Gibson, National Institute for Community Innovations, Vermont Institutes, United States; Helen Barrett, University of Alaska Anchorage, International Society for Technology in Education, United States

    Portfolios have been around a long time. Educators used them long before the digital age, which suggests that perhaps the new media and medium of electronic portfolios, in part, can be looked at... More

    pp. 556-573

  10. The GOALS Model: Rural Teacher Preparation Institutions Meeting the Ideals of a PDS Through Educational Technology

    Deborah J. Weitzenkamp, Peru State College, United States; Mary E. Howe, Southwest Missouri State, United States; Allen L. Steckelberg, University of Nebraska, United States; Richard Radcliffe, Southwest Texas State, United States

    A primary goal of teacher preparation units is to develop skills that the teacher candidate can successfully apply as a novice teacher. As such, teacher preparation units have implemented a... More

    pp. 574-585

  11. Interactive Learning

    Alfred Bork, University of California, Irvine, United States

    We are at the onset of a major revolution in education, a revolution unparalleled since the invention of the printing press. The computer will be the instrument of this revolution. While we are... More

    pp. 586-604

  12. Interactive Learning – Interactive Learning: Twenty Years Later

    Alfred Bork, University of California, Irvine, United States

    It is always interesting to read what one has written many years ago. In this case the paper was initially given as an invited lecture to the American Association of Physics Teachers, the Millikan ... More

    pp. 605-611