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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

September 2010 Volume 10, Number 3

Editors

Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Copying Right and Copying Wrong with Web 2.0 Tools in the Teacher Education and Communications Classrooms

    Ewa McGrail, Georgia State University, United States; J. Patrick McGrail, Jacksonville State University, United States

    Understanding the tenets of copyright in general, and in particular, in online communication and publishing with Web 2.0 tools, has become an important part of literacy in today’s Information Age, ... More

    pp. 257-274

  2. Making Sure What You See is What You Get: Digital Video Technology and the Pre-Service Preparation of Teachers of Elementary Science

    Paul Bueno de Mesquita, Ross Dean & Betty Young, University of Rhode Island, United States

    Advances in digital video technology create opportunities for more detailed qualitative analyses of actual teaching practice in science and other subject areas. User-friendly digital cameras and... More

    pp. 275-293

  3. Using Digital Primary Sources to Teach Historical Perspective to Preservice Teachers

    Scott Waring, University of Central Florida, United States; Cheryl Franklin Torrez, The University of New Mexico, United States

    This article focuses on the use of digital primary sources to teach historical perspective to preservice teachers. Discussed here are the experiences of 90 elementary education majors during their ... More

    pp. 294-308

  4. The Impact of and the Key Elements for a Successful Virtual Early Field Experience: Lessons Learned from a Case Study

    Lily Compton, Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching, United States; Niki Davis, University of Cantebury, New Zealand

    Virtual schooling, or the practice of offering K-12 courses via distance technologies, has rapidly increased in popularity since its beginning in 1994. Although effective interaction with and... More

    pp. 309-337

  5. Grounded in Theory: Immersing Pre-Service Teachers in Technology-Mediated Learning Designs

    Donna DeGennaro, University of Massachusetts - Boston, United States

    The integration of technology into preservice teacher education continues to be emphasized as important. The hope is that if future teachers obtain technology skills they will design meaningful... More

    pp. 338-359