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. 12, No. 4, Winter

Computer Attitude and Achievement: Is Time an Intermediate Variable?
Studies have suggested that students' computer attitudes are related to their success in learning computer technology. The current study investigates how positive attitudes are "transferred" into higher learning achievement by determining an intermediate...
Fad, Fashion, and the Weak Role of Theory and Research in Information Technology in Education
Fads are a serious problem in education. Fads are destructive because they are quickly abandoned, and therefore, some promising innovations are dismissed before they have been given a fair trial. Innovations become fads partly because there is a tendency...
Learning with Multimedia Cases: An Evaluation Study
This article is about the relation between case-based learning and transfer in teacher education. Through a design research approach a multimedia case has been developed. The topic of the case is "outdoor activities in science education." The core...
Multimedia Environments in Mathematics Teacher Education: Preparing Regular and Special Educators for Inclusive Classrooms
A multimedia CD-ROM program, Mathematics Teaching and Learning in Inclusive Classrooms, was produced to help preservice teachers learn mathematics teaching methods in the context of inclusive classrooms. The contents include text resources, video segments...
Overcoming the Challenges of Stand-Alone Multicultural Courses: The Possibilities of Technology Integration
The goals of stand-alone cultural-diversity courses, in teacher education programs, are to raise the cross-cultural cognizance and sensitivity of future teachers so they can incorporate multicultural scholarship into their classrooms, careers, and...
Teacher Professional Development to Promote Constructivist Uses of the Internet: A Study of One Graduate-Level Course
This article describes a graduate course entitled "Using the Internet to engage children in constructivist learning" offered as professional development for teachers at a large Canadian university. Course participants, who were practicing teachers,...
Teaching Technology through Story: Learning to Make Sense of the Story Developer
There has been a tremendous resurgence of interest in narrative in many fields and disciplines including educational technology. Behind this concept of narrative is the idea that the story form is a fundamental structure of mind and an activity humans...