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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education

2004 Volume 12, Number 1

Editors

Richard E. Ferdig

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. The Contribution of a Substance-Oriented Forum to the Study of Human Biology in Science Teacher Education

    Batia Eilon, Beit Berl College, Israel; Sarah Kliachko, Bar Ilan University, Israel

    Today, forums constitute an integral part of almost all online courses in teacher education colleges. In many of these courses the forum serves for sharing opinions, attitudes, and feelings by the ... More

    pp. 5-24

  2. With a Little Help From Your Students: A New Model for Faculty Development and Online Course Design

    Matthew J. Koehler, Punyashloke Mishra, Kathryn Hershey & Lisa Peruski, Michigan State University, United States

    Institutions of higher education are faced with the challenge of developing faculty who are ready, willing, and able to teach online. Standard approaches towards faculty development often miss the ... More

    pp. 25-55

  3. A Successful Professional Development Project’s Failure to Promote Online Discussion about Teaching Mathematics with Technology

    Ana C. Stephens, University of Wisconsin-Madison, United States; Christopher E. Hartmann, Georgia State University, United States

    This article describes the experiences of an inservice professional development project for secondary mathematics teachers as project staff struggled to build professional community through online ... More

    pp. 57-73

  4. Technology And Teacher Education For A Knowledge Era: Mentoring For Student Futures, Not Our Past

    D. Michele Jacobsen & Jennifer V. Lock, University of Calgary, Canada

    Three initiatives are described that focus on cultivating inquiry based learning with technology for student teachers. The article describes an approach by a Faculty of Education to the design,... More

    pp. 75-100

  5. Computer-Mediated Communication and Science Teacher Training: Two Constructivist Examples

    Gregory R. MacKinnon, Acadia University, Canada

    The education of science teachers necessarily involves instruction around the use of computer technologies. Acadia University, a laptop institution, offers a unique setting where students are... More

    pp. 101-114

  6. From a Caterpillar to a Butterfly: The Growth of a Teacher in Developing Technology-Enhanced Mathematical Investigations

    Evan Glazer, Roanoke Valley Governor’s School of Science and Technology, United States

    This article describes the critical experiences of a middle school mathematics teacher as she progressed from a novice to a knowledgeable creator of technology-enhanced learning activities for her ... More

    pp. 115-138

  7. Connecting the University with a Professional Development School: Pre-service Teachers’ Attitudes Toward the Use of Compressed Video

    Stephanie L. Knight, Susan Pedersen & William Peters, Texas A&M University, United States

    Using emerging technologies to connect teacher education programs to K-12 schools has the potential to enhance preservice teachers' understanding of the relationship between theory and practice.... More

    pp. 139-154