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Teacher Education and Special Education Vol. 37, No. 1 (February 2014) pp. 71–76
Casting special education teacher development as an avatar living in a virtual and changing landscape is a creative way to consider the current state of the field and project possible futures. In this commentary, the authors consider areas that may...
Exceptionality Vol. 10, No. 4 (2002) pp. 223–47
Being strategic at facilitating change in the quality of accommodations employed on behalf of students with learning disabilities means focusing on teacher-specific variables. This article provides a critical analysis of these variables, presents a...
Marcia L. Rock; Randall E. Schumacker; Madeleine Gregg; Pamela W. Howard; Robert A. Gable; Naomi Zigmond
Teacher Education and Special Education Vol. 37, No. 2 (May 2014) pp. 161–181
In this study, using mixed methods, we investigated the longer term effects of eCoaching through advanced online bug-in-ear (BIE) technology. Quantitative data on five dependent variables were extracted from 14 participants' electronically...
Educational Leadership Vol. 69, No. 2 (October 2011) pp. 42–48
Amid budget cuts in U.S. public schools, the spotlight is on how to make less effective teachers more effective--fast. The authors describe virtual coaching--in which a coach interacts electronically with a teacher as a lesson unfolds--as a...
Marcia L. Rock; Naomi Schoenfeld; Naomi Zigmond; Robert A. Gable; Madeleine Gregg; Donna M. Ploessl; Ashley Salter
Beyond Behavior Vol. 22, No. 3 (2013) pp. 15–23
In this article, situated within the context of a larger ongoing study on the efficacy of Web-based virtual coaching, these authors describe a virtual coaching model for maximizing pre- and in-service teachers' effective use of evidence-based...
Can You Hear Me Now? Evaluation of an Online Wireless Technology to Provide Real-Time Feedback to Special Education Teachers-in-Training
Teacher Education and Special Education Vol. 32, No. 1 (2009) pp. 64–82
In this study, the authors examine whether an advanced online technology can be used to give teacher trainees real-time feedback on their use of research-based classroom practices. Participants include 15 teachers enrolled in a field-based graduate...
Marcia L. Rock; Madeleine Gregg; Pamela W. Howard; Donna M. Ploessl; Sharron Maughn; Robert A. Gable; Naomi P. Zigmond
Journal of Staff Development Vol. 30, No. 3 (2009) pp. 24–26
Although the idea of educational coaching is not new, the way teachers-in-training across six west Alabama counties are receiving job-embedded support is far from routine. Educational consultants 764 miles away are pioneering the use of virtual...
Commentary: A Response to an Interview With Joseph South by the Teacher Education and Technology and Media Divisions of the Council for Exceptional Children
Marcia L. Rock; Sean Smith; Cathy Newman Thomas; Kelley Regan; Eleazar Vasquez III; Michael Kennedy; Lisa Dieker; Anya Evmenova; Cindy Okolo; Margaret Bausch
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 3 (September 2017) pp. 301–311
Thriving in the digital age workplace requires, in part, professionals who think differently about how they prepare the next generation workforce. Teachers and teacher educators are no exception. When reflecting on how today’s teacher educators...