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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

2003 Volume 3, Number 1


Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. What Works: A Commentary on the Nature of Scientific Research

    Norman G. Lederman, Illinois Institute of Technology, United States

    The film Never Cry Wolf, inspired by Farley Mowatt's novel, begins with some reminiscing by a young scientist (i.e., "Tyler") about his travels to the Arctic to demonstrate that wolves had been... More

    pp. 3-11

  2. Commentary: Reflections on the Relationship Between Idealogy and Research

    Jerry Willis, Iowa State University, United States

    The main point of Lederman's (2003) editorial on the nature of scientific research was that projects like the U.S. Department of Education's What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) attempt to select and... More

    pp. 11-24

  3. Response to Lederman’s “What Works”

    Talbot Bielefeldt, Center for Applied Research in Educational Technology, International Society for Technology in Education, United States

    Norm Lederman's (2003) editorial, "What Works: Commentary on the Nature of Scientific Research," makes the points that different research questions call for different types of methodologies and... More

    pp. 25-27

  4. Implementing the NETS*T: Stories From the First-Round Winners of the ISTE NETS Distinguished Achievement Awards

    Editors Editors, CITE Journal, United States

    In 2002, six U.S. teacher education programs were recognized by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) with its first round of ISTE National Educational Technology Standards... More

    pp. 28-29

  5. Technology Integration: Connections to Educational Theories

    Terri Teal Bucci, Jeane Copenhaver, Lynn Johnson, Barbara Lehman & Thomas O’Brien, The Ohio State University at Mansfield, United States

    The Ohio State University at Mansfield (OSU-M), like many institutions, has made technology integration across the curriculum an instructional focus. This article will provide insight into ways... More

    pp. 30-46

  6. A Model for Integrating Technology into Teacher Education: One College’s Journey

    Susan Cherup & Lynne Snyder, Hope College, United States

    While it is not unusual to find a technology course in education programs across the United States, it is far less common to find an education program that has integrated technology into every... More

    pp. 47-56

  7. Supporting Student-Centered Teaching and Learning: Technology in Wake Forest University Education Programs

    Ann Cunningham, Wake Forest University, United States

    The challenges of teaching in 21st century classrooms place more demands on professional educators. State and national accountability movements increase the need for teachers to demonstrate their... More

    pp. 57-70

  8. The Curry School of Education and Long-Term Commitment to Technology Integration

    Randy Bell & Mark Hofer, University of Virginia, United States

    Technology integration in the Curry School's teacher education program has been a 15-year effort, initiated and supported by the school's leadership, spurred on by technology innovators, and... More

    pp. 88-98

  9. Integrating Technology With Meaningful Content and Faculty Research: The UTeach Natural Sciences Program

    Anthony J. Petrosino & Gail Dickinson, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    But there are a few dozen universities like UT-Austin for which research is a mission of equal importance to teaching. I'm not just talking about scientific or engineering research-a research... More

    pp. 99-119