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Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education

2008 Volume 8, Number 1

Editors

Glen L. Bull; Lynn Bell; Chrystalla Mouza

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. The AMTE – SITE Collaborative Partnership

    Jennifer M. Bay-Williams, Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators, United States; Gerald Knezek, Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, United States

    The Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) and the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) are now entering the tenth year of a fruitful collaborative... More

    pp. 1-5

  2. Reflective Practices Among Language Arts Teachers: The Use of Weblogs

    Beverly B Ray & Gail A Coulter, Idaho State University, United States

    Reflection is considered an important aspect of teacher practice. Researchers examined 21 teacher-created language arts blogs to determine whether randomly selected entries within the blogs... More

    pp. 6-26

  3. Learning to Teach with Technology through an Apprenticeship Model

    Kathryn G. Shafer, Bethel College, United States

    This paper reports the results of a doctoral research pilot study that paired a researcher with an experienced classroom teacher for a 12-week time span with the goal of effectively integrating the... More

    pp. 27-44

  4. Evaluating Multimedia-Learning Tools Based on Authentic Research Data that Teach Biology Concepts and Environmental Stewardship

    Jacqueline McLaughlin & Daniel Arbeider, Pennsylvania State University, Lehigh Valley, United States

    High school science teachers and students need interactive, multimedia research-based learning objects that (a) support standards-based teaching, (b) enforce complex thinking and problem solving, (... More

    pp. 45-64

  5. Teacher Perspectives on Online Collaborative Learning: Factors Perceived as Facilitating and Impeding Successful Online Group Work

    Heejung An, William Paterson University, United States; Sangkyung Kim, Pratt Institute, United States; Bosung Kim, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-COLUMBIA, United States

    This study examined the factors perceived by in-service teachers as either facilitating or impeding successful completion of online group work in a virtual graduate school of education program.... More

    pp. 65-83

  6. Digital Booktalk: Digital Media for Reluctant Readers

    Glenda Gunter & Robert Kenny, University of Central Florida, United States

    New learning and communications paradigms of today's learners are extending the definition of literacy and directly affecting how reading and writing skills are acquired (Leu, 2000). Mirroring an... More

    pp. 84-99