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Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 28, No. 1 (2016) pp. 45–71
A growing and increasingly important area of research in higher education is the investigation of how different forms of support and training programs facilitate faculty adoption of technology into pedagogical practices. This study explored the...
The transformation of online teaching practice: Tracing successful online teaching in higher education
(2011) pp. 1–205
This dissertation was an in-depth investigation of successful online teaching in the context of higher education. It is presented in nontraditional dissertation format as approved by the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Iowa State...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 17, No. 4 pp. 17–32
Mobile devices have become attractive learning devices for education. While the majority of the existing research has focused primarily on the value of mobile learning for students, researchers have recently started exploring its potentials within...
Putting technological, pedagogical, and content knowledge (TPACK) in action: An integrated TPACK-design-based learning (DBL) approach
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 32, No. 2 (Jun 11, 2016)
Design-based learning (DBL) has been considered a useful approach in teacher education because of its emphasis on the investigation of technology integration problems in design processes. Despite recent interest in understanding how technological,...
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 58, No. 5 (September 2014) pp. 95–101
The quality of online programs in higher education is strongly correlated with how the professional development approaches respond to the needs of online teachers. These approaches are critical in helping online teachers adopt online pedagogical...
Distance Education Vol. 30, No. 3 (November 2009) pp. 339–361
This study explored student-led facilitation strategies used to overcome the challenges of instructor-dominated facilitation, enhance the sense of learning community, and encourage student participation in online discussions. It presents a series of ...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 45–52
This study examined how global learning teams utilized technology in a virtual collaboration to solve complex problems. The study offers an in-depth explanation of why and how the learning teams used technology to support computer-mediated...
International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning Vol. 10, No. 2 (April 2018) pp. 36–49
Mobile technologies offer new affordances for teacher observation in teacher education programs, albeit under-examined in contrast to video technologies. The purpose of this article is to investigate the integration of mobile technologies into...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 10, No. 4 (October 2011) pp. 370–377
TPACK (technological pedagogical content knowledge) has emerged as a clear and useful construct for researchers working to understand technology integration in learning and teaching. Whereas first generation TPACK work focused upon explaining and...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 2009 (April 2009)
The purpose of this case study is to understand ways to plan, organize and facilitate experiences in which experts who are geographically dispersed act as effective consultants. Graduate students enrolled in an advanced course in instructional...
Transforming Online Teaching Practice: Critical Analysis of the Literature on the Roles and Competencies of Online Teachers
Distance Education Vol. 32, No. 3 (2011) pp. 421–439
Understanding what is lacking in the online teaching literature is critical to helping researchers and practitioners develop programs and support mechanisms for online teachers in higher education. This review formulates a critique of the standards- ...
International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology Vol. 4, No. 1 (2016) pp. 9–19
Recent reports call for reformed education policies in Turkey in accordance with the need to develop students' knowledge and skills about STEM education and improving STEM workforce in the country. This research implemented an integrated out-of...
A comprehensive investigation of TPACK within pre-service teachers\u2019 ICT profiles: Mind the gap!
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 33, No. 3 (Jul 24, 2017)
This study aims to identify profiles of pre-service teachers in order to explore their readiness to integrate technology in education. The assumption is that pre-service teacher characteristics such as technological pedagogical content knowledge ...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 50, No. 1 (January 2019) pp. 357–370
The purpose of this study was to examine preservice teachers' perceptions of the support their teacher education programs provide for developing their technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK). The research was conducted with 215...
Teacher educators as gatekeepers: Preparing the next generation of teachers for technology integration in education
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 50, No. 3 (May 2019) pp. 1189–1209
This study aims at investigating the profiles of teacher educators in order to explore their ability to prepare preservice teachers for technology integration in education. Specifically, the current study examines whether teacher educators can be...
Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK): The Development and Validation of an Assessment Instrument for Preservice Teachers
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 42, No. 2 (2009) pp. 123–149
Based in Shulman's idea of Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) has emerged as a useful frame for describing and understanding the goals for technology use in preservice teacher education. This paper...