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The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Rita A. Hagevik, Ph.D., is the Graduate Director of Science Education in the Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. She is the author of articles and a presenter of methodologies regarding sustainability, preservice teacher education, and STEM education. Dr. Hagevik is passionate about teachers participating in and creating their own scientific knowledge through the use tools such as geospatial technologies. Hagevik’s scholarship serves as a means of investigating how to prepare and support teachers and in the use technology tools as a means of educating the next sustainably literate society. Email: email@example.com
The effects of online science instruction using geographic information systems to foster inquiry learning of teachers and middle school science students
The effects of online science instruction using geographic@information@systems to foster inquiry learning of teachers and middle school science students (2003) pp. 1–264
This study investigated the effects of using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to improve middle school students' and their teachers' understanding of environmental content and GIS. Constructivism provided the theoretical framework with...
Middle School Journal Vol. 43, No. 1 (September 2011) pp. 16–23
Global positioning systems (GPS) receivers and other geospatial tools can help teachers create engaging, hands-on activities in all content areas. This article provides a rationale for using geospatial technologies in the middle grades and describes ...
Discipline Literacy in Science and Math Education: Utilizing Mobile Technologies and Educational Apps in an Inquiry-based Learning Environment
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 2058–2064
Four faculty members at a major University have been engaged with four rural high needs middle schools in a grant funded project whose purpose is to support content area teachers in the integration of literacy into their content instruction...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 2085–2093
Becoming an effective teacher that thrives not only survives involves much more than finishing a licensing higher education program. This study explored problem-solving strategies that student teachers used during their internship semester to cope...
The Effects of Geospatial Technologies on Preservice Science Teachers' Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 4104–4111
This study describes how geospatial technologies (GT) were used to enhance developing technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) in preservice and inservice teachers. Eight preservice elementary, two preservice secondary science, and three...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1524–1525
This paper introduces Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology as a useful addition to other technologies being introduced in K-12 classrooms in the context of an experimental teacher education course. In the iterative course design,...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 28, No. 5 (July 2012) pp. 675–684
The study examined the role of action research in promoting critical reflective thinking among twenty preservice teachers engaged in a year-long middle level program. Data from collaborative discussions, final written documents, presentations, and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2002 (2002) pp. 770–771
Over three years of an experimental course entitled GIS in Education, we have consistently engaged student participants as collaborative co-constructive partners in designing instruction. With a class website that facilitates communication between...
Science and Children Vol. 50, No. 7 (March 2013) pp. 44–49
Technology can be both a blessing and a curse in the classroom. Although technology can provide greater access to information and increase student engagement, if screen time replaces time spent outside, then students stand to lose awareness and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2011 (Mar 07, 2011) pp. 3808–3810
New uses of Geospatial technologies (GSTs)from GPS to GIS to Google Earth and new online GIS mapping are increasingly common in everyday use. In this panel, two award-winning Geospatial educators, Rita Hagevik and James Oigara present current...
Utilizing Cultural Narratives as an Online Tool for Enhancing Social Justice, Equity, and International Exchange
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 2231–2232
Four faculty members at a major University have been engaged with their students in the exchange of intercultural/international experiences, sharing interdisciplinary perspectives, and investigating methods to use IT to enhance this exchange. We...
(2013) pp. 1–186
Research Highlights in Technology and Teacher Education is now in its fifth year of publication, and has become one of the most important journals for the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE). This journal represents the...