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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education

July 2007 Volume 15, Number 3

Editors

Richard E. Ferdig

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Editorial: Networked Knowledge: Challenges for Teacher Education

    Peter R Albion, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Cleborne Maddux, University of Nevada, Reno, United States

    This editorial considers recent developments towards understanding of knowledge and learning in networked environments. It identifies related opportunities and challenges for teacher education. More

    pp. 303-310

  2. Social Studies Teachers’ Perspectives of Technology Integration

    Yali Zhao, Georgia State University, United States

    This qualitative research investigated the perspectives and experiences of 17 social studies teachers following technology integration training. The research indicated that the teachers held a... More

    pp. 311-333

  3. The Role of Epistemological Beliefs in Preservice Teachers’ Interpretation of Video Cases of Early-Grade Literacy Instruction

    Aman Yadav & Matthew Koehler, Michigan State University, United States

    This study investigated how preservice teachers' beliefs about the nature of knowledge influence how they learn from, and interact with, a case-based hypermedia system designed to highlight... More

    pp. 335-361

  4. Digital Professional Portfolios of Preservice Teaching: An Initial Study of Score Reliability and Validity

    James DiPerna, Penn State University, United States; Carol Derham, Lehigh University, United States

    The purpose of this study was to investigate initial evidence regarding the reliability and validity of scores from a digital professional portfolio (DPP) designed to assess the instructional... More

    pp. 363-381

  5. Small Group Collaboration in Peer-Led Electronic Discourse: An Analysis of Group Dynamics and Interactions Involving Preservice and Inservice Teachers

    Chinwe Ikpeze, St John Fisher College, United States

    Although researchers and educators agree that small group collaboration is an essential part of teacher education, not much attention had been paid to examining the dynamics, characteristics, and... More

    pp. 383-407

  6. Digital Dilemmas: How Elementary Preservice Teachers Reason about Appropriate Computer and Internet Use and Their Predictions of Students’ Judgments and Justifications

    Yasmin Kafai & Althea Nixon, ucla, United States; Bruce Burnam, UCLA, United States

    With increased computer technology use in schools, preservice teachers must be prepared to deal with ethical issues involved in a range of computer uses, such as students plagiarizing from the... More

    pp. 409-424