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  1. The impact of field experience in technology-integrated classrooms on preservice teachers’ development of TPACK

    Shu-Ju Diana Tai & Denise Schmidt-Crawford, Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching, Iowa State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 3438–3443

    The purpose of the study is to investigate the impact field experiences, that are specifically targeted on using technology in PreK-12 educational contexts, have on preservice teachers in relation ... More

    pp. 3438-3443

  2. Flipped Classrooms: Using Technology in Teacher Education Literacy Methods Classes.

    Vickie Johnston, Cynthia Dawn Martelli & Kimberly McDowell, Florida Gulf Coast University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 3282–3286

    This paper reports on the collaborative efforts of three university faculty who created flipped classrooms for literacy methods classes. In a flipped classroom model, teachers shift the lecture... More

    pp. 3282-3286

  3. Dive into Content Areas: Instructional Review and Redesign of A Blended Technology Integration Course for PK-6 Pre-service Teachers

    Yi Jin, Alicia Jenner, Ozlem Karakaya, Erin Kramer & Denise Schmidt-Crawford, Iowa State University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 3276–3281

    To better prepare PK-6 pre-service teachers for technology integration in their future classrooms, we reviewed, redesigned and transformed an existing course into a blended course. The revised... More

    pp. 3276-3281

  4. Middle Level Special Education Teachers' Adoption of Interactive Whiteboards in Social Studies Instruction

    Richard Rosenblum & Thomas Hammond, Lehigh University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2992–2999

    Interactive whiteboards (IWBs) are rapidly becoming standard features in American classrooms. Teacher training practices for using IWBs and other tools typically focus on the technology rather than... More

    pp. 2992-2999

  5. Using Technology to Support the Writing of Students with Learning Disabilities

    David Rago, National University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2985–2987

    Technology is prevalent in the lives of students. There are more classrooms today with computers and internet access. There are ways to use technology for the purpose of supporting students with ... More

    pp. 2985-2987

  6. Exploring TPCK in One-to-One High School Civics Classrooms

    Wayne Journell, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States; Melissa Beeson, Salem College, United States; Cheryl Ayers, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2931–2939

    In this multiple case study, we compare the instruction of two high school civics teachers during the 2012 Presidential Election. Both were highly-qualified practitioners who worked in schools with... More

    pp. 2931-2939

  7. Exploring 1:1 Tablet Technology Settings: A Case Study Of The First Year Of Implementation In Middle School Mathematics Classrooms

    Travis Olson, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States; Judith Olson & Melfried Olson, University of Hawaii, United States; Stephanie Capen, University of Hawaii at Manoa, United States; Jeffrey Shih, Amy Atkins & Lina DeVaul, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, United States; Amanda Thomas, Pennsylvania State University-Harrisburg, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2736–2742

    This paper explores ways middle grades mathematics teachers used iPad Apps during the first year of 1:1 tablet technology. Ten teachers were observed and interviewed regarding their 1:1 setting.... More

    pp. 2736-2742

  8. Using Applets to Support Reasoning in Secondary Math Classrooms

    Lorraine Jacques, Clemson University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2670–2673

    The Common Core State Standards in Mathematics state that students should be able to reason mathematically and be able to critique the reasoning of others. Applets (virtual manipulatives and... More

    pp. 2670-2673

  9. Teaching and learning mathematics in technologically intensive classrooms.

    Michael Connell, University of Houston-Downtown, United States; Sergei Abramovich, State University of New York at Potsdam, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2658–2663

    Mathematics instruction is currently undergoing significant shifts concerning the nature of both content and the manner in which foundational understandings are to be developed. For example, the... More

    pp. 2658-2663

  10. Tablets in Pre-service Teacher Education:A Literature Review

    Gaoming Zhang, University of Indianapolis, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2628–2632

    There is an increased need of preparing pre-service teachers to teach with tablets, as tablets proliferate in nation’s classrooms. The purpose of this study is to assess the potential of tablets in... More

    pp. 2628-2632

  11. Scenario-Based Approach for Teaching Parental Involvement to Preservice Teachers

    Zafer Unal, USF St.Petersburg, United States; Aslihan Unal & Yasar Bodur, Georgia Southern University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2614–2621

    Many preservice teachers find the theories and concepts they learn in university classrooms too abstract to help address parental involvement issues they encounter in schools. This study describes ... More

    pp. 2614-2621

  12. "Googlizing” productivity tool integration for pre-service teachers

    Katheryn Elizabeth Shannon & Theresa Cullen, The University of Oklahoma, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2567–2569

    Productivity tools used in K12 schools and classrooms are constantly changing. Redesigning a required productivity tools course in a teacher education program in order to move the focus away from... More

    pp. 2567-2569

  13. Theoretical Basis for Using 21st Century Skills as a Foundation for a Textbook in Educational Technology

    Judy Lambert, University of Toledo, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2437–2443

    It is important that preservice teachers know how to incorporate technology in 21st century ways in their future classrooms. The authors recently published a textbook, founded on well-documented... More

    pp. 2437-2443

  14. Big Learning for the Future: High Possibility Classrooms in the Middle School

    Jane Hunter, University of Western Sydney, Australia

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2347–2355

    The paper examines High Possibility Classrooms (HPC) in a research study conducted in a middle school context in Sydney, Australia. Teachers in the study were exposed to professional development... More

    pp. 2347-2355

  15. Bridge to Blended

    Blaine Helmick, Florida Virtual School, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2321–2326

    Traditional brick-and-mortar schools are increasingly considering "blended" models for their classrooms. With that come many challenges such as finding the right learning platform, whether to buy... More

    pp. 2321-2326

  16. Glass in Class? Examining the Pedagogical Applications and Complications of Google Glass in Secondary and Higher Education Classrooms.

    Shawn Daley, Concordia University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1781–1785

    The Google Glass Explorer Program put this unique wearable technology into the hands of educators. As the device made its way into the classroom, pedagogical opportunities were discovered at the ... More

    pp. 1781-1785

  17. Remote Access Laboratories for Preparing STEM Teachers: Preliminary Exploration

    Ting Wu, Peter Albion, Andrew Maxwell, Alexander Kist, Lindy Orwin & Ananda Maiti, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2054–2061

    Education for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) is acknowledged as a priority throughout the world but many K-6 teachers are inadequately prepared for it by virtue of limited... More

    pp. 2054-2061

  18. Effects of Interactive Digital Storybook Application on Teacher Instruction and Student Learning in Urban Preschool Classrooms.

    Bryce Walker, The George Washington University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2030–2035

    In this study, the researchers examined the effects that interactive electronic storybooks (IESs) had on urban preschool students’ Receptive Vocabulary (RV) skills. In preschool, among children... More

    pp. 2030-2035

  19. Next Generation Preschool Math: Researchers, public media, teachers, and children team up to identify the best practices for tablet technology in the classroom

    Jillian Orr, WGBH Educational Foundation, United States; Danae Kamdar, SRI International, United States; Ashley Lewis Presser, Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), United States; Phil Vahey, SRI International, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 2022–2027

    Researchers and public media game developers have joined together with teachers and children under the NSF-funded Next Generation Preschool Math research and development project, resulting in the... More

    pp. 2022-2027

  20. A Comparison of Web 2.0 Assessment Tools

    Jeffrey Hall & Lucy Bush, Mercer University, United States; Gregory Chamblee, Georgia Southern University, United States

    Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 1827–1832

    Web 2.0 assessment tools are an excellent way to improve the assessment process in classrooms. With their capability to quickly administer and grade assessments, these tools are well suited for... More

    pp. 1827-1832