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eLearning and Initial Teacher Education Programs: Insights from the Teaching Teachers for the Future Project
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 1882–1891
This paper argues that initial teacher education programs (ITE) which build the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) (Mishra & Koehler, 2006) confidence and capabilities of future teachers is critical in enabling effective design and...
TPACK and Pre-Service Teacher Mathematics Education: Defining a Signature Pedagogy for Mathematics Education Using ICT and Based on the Metaphor "Mathematics Is a Language"
Computers in the Schools Vol. 29, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 207–226
National professional standards for teachers in Australia (AITSL, 2011) expect teacher education graduates to demonstrate technological, pedagogical and content knowledge (TPACK). Those standards have emerged concurrently with the development of a...
ICT integration and teachers' confidence in using ICT for teaching and learning in Queensland state schools
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 22, No. 4 (Jan 01, 2006)
Information and communication technology (ICT) curriculum integration is the apparent goal of an extensive array of educational initiatives in all Australian states and territories. However, ICT curriculum integration is neither value neutral nor...
International Conference on Educational Technologies (ICEduTech) 2013 (2013)
In Australian Higher Education, the importance of initial teacher education (ITE) programs is evident through enrolments totalling 105 858 students in the broad field of Education in 2012 (DIISRTE, 2012) which represent 9.7% of the 1 094 672...
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 25, No. 1 (July 2010) pp. 8–17
Teacher education graduates need appropriate levels of confidence and capabilities in relation to technological knowledge (TK) as a basis for having technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) to meet the challenges of learning and teaching...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 3772–3779
This chapter describes the construction and validation of an instrument to measure teachers’ Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK). The TPACK Confidence Survey (TCS) contains scales that measure teachers’ attitudes toward using ICT;...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2011 (2011) pp. 21–32
The Australian Government’s Digital Education Revolution is directed at school education but, because teacher preparation is a significant factor in its success, there are implications for teacher education in Australian higher education. A national ...
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 21, No. 2 (December 2006) pp. 25–33
ICT curriculum integration is the apparent goal of an extensive array of ICT initiatives in all Australian states and territories. However, the reported impact of ICT use by teachers on learning and teaching is by no means consistent. Explanations...
ACT to Improve ICT Use for Learning: A Synthesis of Studies of Teacher Confidence in Using ICT in Two Queensland Schooling Systems
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 23, No. 2 (December 2008) pp. 12–18
A review of the literature about student use of ICT and the impact of ICT use on learning reveals a complexity of rationales and terminology that underwrite ICT initiatives; various dimensions and stages of integration; inherent methodological...
Romina Jamieson-Proctor; Peter Albion; Glenn Finger; Rob Cavanagh; Robert Fitzgerald; Trevor Bond; Peter Grimbeek
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 27, No. 3 (2013) pp. 26–35
One of the major outcomes from the national Teaching Teachers for the Future (TTF) Project in 2011 was the development and statistical validation of a survey instrument to measure the Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) of pre...
Glenn Finger; Romina Jamieson-Proctor; Rob Cavanagh; Peter Albion; Peter Grimbeek; Trevor Bond; Robert Fitzgerald; Geoff Romeo; Margaret Lloyd
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 27, No. 3 (2013) pp. 13–25
This paper presents a summary of the key findings of the TTF TPACK Survey developed and administered for the Teaching the Teachers for the Future (TTF) Project implemented in 2011. The TTF Project, funded by an Australian Government ICT Innovation...