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. 9, No. 3, Autumn

A Technology Partnership: Lessons Learned by Mentors
Mentoring has been shown to provide support for the development of skills and knowledge in many professions. Journalism, law, and medicine, using the mentoring process, place student apprentices in real world, clinical situations early in their training....
Beyond Infusion: Preservice Students' Understandings about Educational Technologies for Teaching and Learning
As a result of the incorporation of computer technologies into teacher education programs, the fields of educational technology and teacher education have produced a substantial base of scholarship in recent years. The Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers...
Hardware versus Brainware: Where Are Technology Dollars Being Invested?
The literature suggests that technology is the promise for transforming teaching and learning. However, investment in classroom computers and online capabilities significantly surpasses investment in intellectual capital. The purpose of this study...
Learning to Teach with Technology: A Comparison of Teacher Development Programs
This research uses comparative case methodology to examine the teacher development programs of two different organizations: a private computer company and a public school district. Both programs are considered effective when judged by participants'...
Poodles, Borg, and Bungee Jumpers: The Development of a Taxonomy of Student Types Encountered in an Introductory Instructional Media Production Course
An analysis of an introductory multimedia production course for preservice instructional design professionals was conducted at a large Midwestern university. To choose a representative sample of interview subjects, it was necessary to articulate the...
Preparing Teachers for the Inclusive Classroom: A Preliminary Study of Attitudes and Knowledge of Assistive Technology
The purpose of this study was to examine current attitudes and knowledge of preservice teachers towards assistive technology and to develop, implement, and evaluate a mini-workshop on assistive technology to better prepare regular classroom teachers...
Some Factors in the Development of Self-Efficacy Beliefs for Computer Use among Teacher Education Students
The self-efficacy for computer use of teacher education students was measured at the beginning of their course and again following a semester in which some students had completed computer courses. At both pretest and posttest the amount of time spent...
The New Frontier: A Case Study in Applying Instructional Design for Distance Teacher Education
Like a scene from a Wild West land grab, would-be pioneers in the wilderness of online learning are surging forward with thoughts awash with optimism, trepidation, and a profound sense of staking a claim in this new educational environment. Even for...
Web Crossing: A Context for Mentoring
Web Crossing, an Internet/intranet server application offering online conferencing solutions through discussion forums and chat rooms, provided a context for the interaction of graduate and undergraduate students conducting educational research. The...

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