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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

June 2013 Volume 13, Number 2

Editors

Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. Editorial: Approaching Technology in English Education from a Different Perspective

    Melanie Shoffner, Purdue University, United States

    In order to understand how and why to use technology in ELA, preservice teachers need a solid grasp of pedagogical principles as they support student learning. Simply dividing students into groups... More

    pp. 99-104

  2. Exploring the use of iPads to Investigate Forces and Motion in an Elementary Science Methods Course

    Rachel Wilson, Jeff Goodman, Leslie Bradbury & Lisa Gross, Appalachian State University, United States

    Many science educators emphasize the need for meaningful science learning experiences and promote the idea of social constructivism in their methods classes, usually with inquiry-based activities... More

    pp. 105-126

  3. Designing Web-Based Educative Curriculum Materials for the Social Studies

    Cory Callahan, University of North Carolina Wilmington, United States; John Saye, Auburn University, United States; Thomas Brush, Indiana University, United States

    This paper reports on a design experiment of web-based curriculum materials explicitly created to help social studies teachers develop their professional teaching knowledge. Web-based social... More

    pp. 126-155

  4. Using Interactive Video to Develop Pre-Service Teachers’ Classroom Awareness

    Peter Fadde, Southern Illinois University, United States; Patricia Sullivan, Purdue University, United States

    This study investigates the use of interactive video in teacher education as a way of laying the cognitive groundwork for developing teacher self-reflection. Two interactive video approaches were... More

    pp. 156-174