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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

September 2007 Volume 7, Number 3

Editors

Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Editorial: Developing Technology Policies for Effective Classroom Practice

    Glen Bull, Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, United States; John Park, Association for Science Teacher Education, United States; Michael Searson, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, United States; Ann Thompson, Journal of Computers in Teacher Education, United States; Punya Mishra & Matthew J. Koehler, Michigan State University, United States; Gerald Knezek, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, United States

    Our goal in this editorial is to set the stage for interdisciplinary collaborations to tackle the wicked problem of technology integration in teaching. The CITE Journal is published by a coalition ... More

    pp. 129-139

  2. Is Technology Used as Practice? A Survey Analysis of Preservice English Teachers’ Perceptions and Classroom Practices

    Donna Pasternak, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, United States

    This survey study of preservice teachers analyzed if technology is used as practice in the English language arts classroom, and if these practices transferred from the methods classroom to the... More

    pp. 140-157

  3. Digital Tablet PCs as New Technologies of Writing and Learning: A Survey of Perceptions of Digital Ink Technology.

    Kevin Reins, The University of South Dakota, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate effective uses of digital ink technology in an elementary mathematics methods course. A survey methodology was used in the study to examine the... More

    pp. 158-177

  4. Blogs: Enhancing Links in a Professional Learning Community of Science and Mathematics Teachers

    Cathleen C. Loving, Texas A&M University, Dept of Teaching, Learning and Culture, United States; Carolyn Schroeder, Texas A&M University, College of Science, United States; Rui Kang, Texas A&M University, Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, United States; Christine Shimek, Texas A&M University, Department of Chemistry, United States; Bruce Herbert, Texas A&M University, Department of Geology and Geophysics, United States

    Anyone who can access the Internet can be part of the knowledge-access, knowledge-building, information-exchanging culture, regardless of location. Time magazine's latest "Person of the Year" is ... More

    pp. 178-198

  5. “…You think for me, so I don’t have to.” The Effect of a Technology-Enhanced, Inquiry Learning Environment on Student Learning in 11th grade United States History

    Adam M. Friedman, Wake Forest University, United States; Tina L. Heafner, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    In a study investigating the effects of student engagement in inquiry learning through the development of Web sites, nearly every student reported having enjoyed the project, and the majority... More

    pp. 199-216

  6. The Online Learner: Characteristics and Pedagogical Implications

    Nada Dabbagh, George Mason University, United States

    Globalization has stretched the scope of the online learner population from a homogeneous profile of mostly adult, mostly employed, place-bound, goal-oriented, and intrinsically motivated to one... More

    pp. 217-226

  7. The Effect on Cooperating Teachers of the Teacher as Web Site Developer Program

    David Whittier, Boston University School of Education, United States

    This article describes the impact on cooperating teachers of a programmatic stage of teacher preparation to use technology. The Teacher as Web Site Developer is an arrangement for linking a... More

    pp. 227-244