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Journal of Technology and Teacher Education

January 2012 Volume 20, Number 1

Editors

Richard E. Ferdig

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Student Response Systems in the College Classroom: An Investigation of Short-term, Intermediate, and Long-term Recall of Facts

    Erika Blood, Northern Illinois University, United States

    The effects of student response system (SRS) use during lecture-style instruction on short-term, intermediate, and long-term retention of facts was investigated in an undergraduate teacher... More

    pp. 5-20

  2. The Effects of Online Teacher Professional Development on Fourth Grade Students’ Knowledge and Practices in English Language Arts

    Jessica Masters, Raquel Magidin de Kramer, Laura O’Dwyer, Sheralyn Dash & Michael Russell, Boston College, United States

    Improving teacher quality is arguably the most effective way to improve student achievement. Online professional development (OPD) has great potential to improve teacher quality. There is a dearth ... More

    pp. 21-46

  3. Exploring the Relationship between Teachers Prominence in Online Collaboration and the Development of Mathematical Content Knowledge for Teaching

    Jason Silverman, Drexel University, United States

    We report on our efforts to support teachers’ development of mathematical knowledge for teaching through online professional development focusing on authentic engagement in collaborative... More

    pp. 47-69

  4. Examining Teachers’ Personal and Professional Use of Facebook: Recommendations for teacher education programming

    Trisha Steinbrecher, University of New Mexico, United States; Juliet Hart, Arizona State University, United States

    Members of the Net Generation are increasingly using social networking sites to interact with individuals both on and off campus. In this study, we employed a quantitative approach with an... More

    pp. 71-88

  5. The theory of planned behavior (TPB) and pre-service teachers’ technology acceptance: A validation study using structural equation modeling

    Timothy Teo, University of Auckland, New Zealand; Lynde Tan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    This study applies the theory of planned behavior (TPB), a theory that is commonly used in commercial settings, to the educational context to explain pre-service teachers’ technology acceptance. It... More

    pp. 89-104