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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

June 2014 Volume 14, Number 2

Editors

Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. Weaving Contexts of Participation Online: The Digital Tapestry of Secondary English Teachers

    Luke Rodesiler, University of South Florida, United States

    This article presents research from a qualitative study exploring five secondary English teachers’ professionally oriented participation online. Drawing upon Cole’s (1996) “surround” and “weaving” ... More

    pp. 72-100

  2. What Does the Eye See? Reading Online Primary Source Photographs in History

    Stephane Levesque, University of Ottawa, Canada; Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, University Of Ottawa, Canada; Julie Corrigan, University of Ottawa, Canada

    This exploratory study looks at how a sample of preservice teachers and historians read visuals in the context of school history. The participants used eye tracking technology and think-aloud... More

    pp. 101-140

  3. Revisiting the "Sleeping Giant" Metaphor: Is It Still Sleeping in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and Is It Still Really a Giant?

    Hicks David, Virginia Tech, United States; Stephanie van Hover, University of Virginia, United States

    In order to revisit Martorella’s metaphor of technology as a sleeping giant this paper analyzes data collected over multiple years in order to provide a portrait of how preservice teachers make... More

    pp. 141-157

  4. Cleaning Up That Mess: A Framework for Classifying Educational Apps

    Todd Cherner, Judy Dix & Corey Lee, Coastal Carolina University, United States

    As tablet technologies continue to evolve, the emergence of educational applications (apps) is impacting the work of teacher educators. Beyond online lists of best apps for education and... More

    pp. 158-193