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. 11, No. 2, Summer

Collaborative Reflection and Professional Community Building: An Analysis of Preservice Teachers' Use of an Electronic Discussion Board
The use of technology in the educational setting can provide support for professional development early in a teacher's career. The purpose of this qualitative exploratory study was to examine the use of an electronic discussion board in a field-based...
Designing, Developing, and Implementing a Course on LEGO Robotics for Technology Teacher Education
Within a constructivist philosophy of learning, teachers, as students, are introduced to different perspectives of teaching with robotic technology while immersed in what Papert called a constructionist environment. Robotics allows students to creatively...
Making Connections: Collaborative Approaches to Preparing Today's and Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology
A collaborative approach was developed to support the professional development of teacher candidates, collaborating teachers (CTs) and teacher educators in learning to use technology for professional and pedagogical uses. Collaboration with K-5 teachers...
PBL + IMM = PB[L.Sup.2]: Problem Based Learning and Interactive Multimedia Development
Problem-based learning (PBL) is a powerful instructional design for professional education, which may be used to guide the design of interactive multimedia (IMM). An IMM package incorporating PBL principles has been developed to assist teachers in...
Reaching out to Rural Schools: University-Practitioner Linkage through the Internet
This article discusses the creation of a teacher as researcher learning environment in one small rural Idaho elementary school through the Internet. At the request of five elementary school teachers from the same rural school district, the researcher,...
The Promotion/tenure Dilemma: Maintaining a Research Agenda While Developing Distance Learning Teaching Excellence
This reflective article shares an associate professor's personal beliefs regarding distance education, his initial experiences with teaching distance learning courses, and his concerns with simultaneously sustaining a research agenda when teaching...