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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

June 2016 Volume 16, Number 2

Editors

Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Developing Preservice Teachers’ Positionalities in 140 Characters or Less: Examining Microblogging as Dialogic Space

    Mike P. Cook, Auburn University, United States; Jeanne Dyches Bissonnette, Iowa State University, United States

    Studies examining preservice teachers’ (PSTs) experiences with microblogging and activities that buttress and promote their social justice development have largely occurred in isolation from one... More

    pp. 82-109

  2. Students’ Guided Reinvention of Definition of Limit of a Sequence With Interactive Technology

    Alfinio Flores & Jungeun Park, University of Delaware, United States

    In a course emphasizing interactive technology, 19 students, including 18 mathematics education majors, mostly in their first year, reinvented the definition of limit of a sequence while working in... More

    pp. 110-126

  3. Enabling Collaboration and Video Assessment: Exposing Trends in Science Preservice Teachers’ Assessments

    Mike Borowczak, Erebus Labs, United States; Andrea Burrows, University of Wyoming, United States

    This article details a new, free resource for continuous video assessment named YouDemo. The tool enables real time rating of uploaded YouTube videos for use in science, technology, engineering,... More

    pp. 127-150

  4. Preservice Teachers’ TPACK Beliefs and Attitudes Toward Simulations

    Antti Lehtinen, Pasi Nieminen & Jouni Viiri, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland

    This study investigated the effect of an intervention regarding the use of simulations in science teaching on primary school preservice science teachers’ (n = 36) self-assessed technological,... More

    pp. 151-171

  5. Commentary: Building Web Research Strategies for Teachers and Students

    Robert Maloy, University of Massachusetts Amherst, United States

    This paper presents web research strategies for teachers and students to use in building Dramatic Event, Historical Biography, and Influential Literature wiki pages for history/social studies... More

    pp. 172-183

  6. Technological Modeling: Faculty Use of Technologies in Preservice Teacher Education from 2004 to 2012

    Joan E. Hughes, Sa Liu & Mihyun Lim, University of Texas at Austin, United States

    This 7-year, cross-sectional study of a 1:1 laptop teacher preparatory program in the United States examined the nature and change in faculty technological modeling. Using survey methods,... More

    pp. 184-207