Journal of Technology and Teacher Education

A peer-reviewed academic journal devoted to research in and the application of technology in teacher education. Coverage includes pre-service and in-service teacher education, graduate programs in areas such as curriculum and instruction, educational admi

Articles from Vol. 8, No. 4, Winter

Been There, Done That: Reaching Teachers through Distance Education [*]
Technology has become ubiquitous everywhere, except in schools. Although many schools are now acquiring the technology, not enough money is being set aside for professional development of teachers in the use of technology. Consequently, teachers do...
Computer Technology Training for Prospective Teachers: Computer Attitudes and Perceived Self-Efficacy
To be effective users of computer technologies and be models for students' computer use, teachers must have positive computer attitudes and feel self-efficacious in using them. The computer training that teachers receive through their teacher education...
Internal Consistency Reliabilities for 14 Computer Attitude Scales
A compendium of 14 previously-published instruments for assessing teachers' attitudes toward computers was administered to 621 educators in Texas, Florida, New York, and California during 1995-96. A total of 284 items extracted from 14 previously published...
Measuring Knowledge of Technology Usage and Stages of Concern about Computing: A Study of Middle School Teachers
This study examined middle school teachers' concerns, knowledge, and use of technology in teaching, and how these related to their school's level of technology integration. The Computing Concerns Questionnaire (SoCC) (Martin, 1989) and the Teaching...
Problem-Based Learning as a Multimedia Design Framework in Teacher Education [*]
Interactive multimedia (IMM) and problem-based learning (PBL) are both significant trends in contemporary educational practice but they have not been widely applied together in teacher education. An IMM package based on PBL principles is being developed...
Survey of Instructional Technology Courses for Preservice Teachers
Most teacher preparation programs offer one course in which preservice teachers are to develop their basic technology skills. If innovative pedagogy is the goal (of technology use in the classroom), the single instructional technology course may not...
Where Do You Stand to Get a Good View of Pedagogy?
This article gives an account of the development of a research perspective in pedagogy and information and communication technologies (ICT) in the context of visual education and the digital arts. The process shows the movement from realism to relativism;...