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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

2004 Volume 4, Number 2


Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. From Manuscript to Article: Publishing Educational Technology Research

    Dale S. Niederhauser, Iowa State University, United States; Keith Wetzel, Arizona State University West, United States; Denise L. Lindstrom, Iowa State University, United States

    The publishing process is often challenging for new educational technology scholars. This article provides insights into the publication process to help them understand and to increase the chances ... More

    pp. 89-136

  2. The Power of a Network Organization: A Model for School-University Collaboration

    Alyson Whyte, Auburn University, United States; Nancy Ellis, University of Vermont, United States

    An English language arts methods course developed through a professional teacher network offers many advantages of a professional development school (PDS) but is easier for individual teachers and ... More

    pp. 137-151

  3. The Graphing Calculator as an Aid to Teaching Algebra

    Robert M Horton, Clemson University, United States; Judy Storm, Andrew College, United States; William H. Leonard, Clemson University, United States

    Graphing calculators have been used in the mathematics classroom for speed, to leap hurdles, to make connections among representations, and to permit realism through the use of authentic data. In... More

    pp. 152-162

  4. Designing and Researching Enhancements for Online Learning: A Commentary on Veal, Brantley, and Zulli

    Susan Pedersen, Texas A&M University, United States

    This commentary on the recent article, "Developing an Online Geology Course for Preservice and Inservice Teachers: Enhancements for Online Learning" by Veal, Brantley, and Zulli (2004) examines... More

    pp. 163-172

  5. Who Will Use Our Electronic Teacher’s Guide? A Preliminary Analysis of Preservice Teachers’ Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Issues Surrounding the Holocaust

    Brendan Calandra, Georgia State University, United States; Thomas R. Lang & Ann E. Barron, University of South Florida, United States

    To ascertain the current status of Holocaust knowledge and attitudes of prospective teachers and to inform the development of a web-based educational resource for teachers of the Holocaust, an... More

    pp. 173-195

  6. A Comparison of Online and Face-To-Face Instruction in an Undergraduate Foundations of American Education Course

    Barbara Slater Stern, James Madison University, United States

    This article examines the similarities and differences for one course, Foundations of American Education, when offered in traditional face-to-face and online formats. The data analysis used both... More

    pp. 196-213

  7. The Use of Metaphor and Technology to Enhance the Instructional Planning of Constructivist Lessons

    A. Keith Dils, King's College, United States

    This paper describes how a teacher educator used a Computer Applications for Educator's preservice education course to teach constructivist lesson planning to students who were in the process of... More

    pp. 214-224

  8. Non-Technology-Savvy Preservice Teachers' Perceptions of Electronic Teaching Portfolios

    Andrea Bartlett & Annette Sherry, University of Hawaii-Manoa, United States

    Twenty -three preservice elementary teachers with limited technology backgrounds created complex electronic portfolios during a 2-year teacher education program. At the end of the 2 -year project, ... More

    pp. 225-247

  9. Myths and Realities About Technology in K-12 Schools: Five Years Later

    Glenn M. Kleiman, Education Development Center, Inc., United States

    I wrote the "Myths and Realities About Technology in K-12 Schools" article (Kleiman, 2000) in 1999. Looking back at it 5 years later as it is appears as a "seminal article" in Contemporary Issues... More

    pp. 248-253