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“Not Quite Teaching for Real:” Preservice Secondary English Teachers’ Use of Technology in the Field following the Completion of an Instructional Technology Methods Course
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2949–2952
This qualitative study examines the ways in which graduate preservice secondary English teachers integrate technology into their practice during the semester immediately following a content-specific course in methods of teaching with technology. ...
Voices from the Middle Vol. 11, No. 3 (March 2004) pp. 6–9
Because the modern an age demands technological and visual literacies alongside strong skills in reading and writing, students must be effective communicators in order to succeed. In this article, the author argues that in order to prepare students...
In Search of the Technology-Using English Teacher: A Response to Swenson, Rozema, Young, McGrail, and Whitin
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 6, No. 1 (March 2006) pp. 56–60
This response to"Beliefs about Technology and the Preparation of English Teachers: Beginning the Conversation" (Swenson, Rozema, Young, McGrail, & Whitin, 2005) offers a framework for considering the qualities of the technology-using English teacher.
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4093–4097
The Curry School of Education has adopted technology as one of three strategic school-wide themes. A current series of studies seeks to identify the attitudes, perceptions, and beliefs of entering teacher education students, follows the way in which ...
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 22, No. 4 (2006) pp. 147–151
This study sought to identify the attitudes and perceptions of students in an introductory educational technology course situated within a teacher education program. Data were collected in the form of anonymous feedback throughout the semester....
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 2 (June 2007) pp. 92–99
Multiple states set coursework in content area literacy as a requirement for secondary teacher licensure (Romine, McKenna, & Robinson, 1996; Sheridan-Thomas, 2007). This paper discusses my Content Area Reading and Writing course designed for...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3296–3300
Digital video enters into the English classroom as a new media form and a new tool for composition. As students learn best when they use multiliteracies to read and compose in new ways (Selfe & Selfe, 2008), composing with digital video requires...
Examining Preservice Teachers’ Reflective Practice within and across Multimodal Writing Environments
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 20, No. 3 (July 2012) pp. 229–249
Teacher educators examined preservice student teachers’ weekly reflective weblog and videolog journal posts for instances of reflective practice. Data was collected over ten weeks, offering the student teachers an opportunity to reflect through...
English Journal Vol. 93, No. 3 (Jan 01, 2004)
A step-by-step plan for creating a digital story grounded in sound theory and research about how adolescents expand their literacy is presented. Students were found to be selective about effects while putting the story first, choosing those that...
"Not Quite Teaching for Real:" Preservice Secondary English Teachers' Use of Technology in the Field Following the Completion of an Instructional Technology Methods Course
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 22, No. 1 (2005) pp. 15–21
This qualitative study examines the ways in which graduate preservice secondary English teachers integrate technology into their practice during the semester immediately following a content-specific course in methods of teaching with technology....
Preservice English/language arts teachers' beliefs and practices in teaching with technology during the student teaching placement
Preservice English@/language@arts teachers' beliefs and practices in teaching with technology during the student teaching placement (2005) pp. 1–162
Recent reforms in secondary English preservice teacher education have resulted in programmatic shifts impacting both what our teachers believe and the strategies that they put into practice. One significant reform movement has been in the area of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 724–726
Digital stories blend audio, voice, and images into powerful creations, and have become a compelling tool for classroom teachers and students. Although the tools, skills, and practices incorporated into the making of digital stories resonate with...
Punya Mishra; Danah Henriksen; John C. Park; John Lee; Joe Garofalo; Carl Young; Douglas Hartman; Sara Kajder; William Cain
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1887–1891
Over the past several decades, creativity has become a subject of heightened interest to the field of teaching (Plucker, Beghetto, and Dow, 2004). There is a strong, and generally agreed-upon conviction on the relevance and necessity of creativity...