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Learning to Teach with Technology: From Integration to Actualization

by BELINDA GIMBERT, The Pennsylvania State University; & CARLA ZEMBAL-SAUL, The Pennsylvania State University

  BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE In their review of literature on information technology and teacher education, Willis and Mehlinger (1996) asserted, “Most preservice teachers know very little about effective use of technology in education and leaders believe there is a pressing need to substantially increase the amount and quality of instruction teachers receive about technology” (p. […]

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Developing a Community of Learners: Potentials and Possibilities in Web Mediated Discourse

by ROSE M. PRINGLE, University of Florida

For over 30 years, computer technology has been used in education in a variety of ways. Initially, typical web educational systems largely embraced static tutorial-style approaches, such as drill and practice or noninteractive delivery of educational materials (Jones, Kirkup, & Kirkwood, 1993; McIntyre & Wolff, 1998; ). Much of the energies of early visionaries were […]

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SITE: From Our Society’s Foundation Toward Shared Leadership for an Intercultural Future

by Niki Davis, Iowa State University, London University Institute of Education

  The first decade of the Society of Information Technology in Teacher Education (SITE) has seen the formation of a wonderful loosely coupled system, which we enjoy. Part of that enjoyment is our common socialization—we think and act like teacher educators with enthusiasm and expertise with new technology. We enjoy sharing that enthusiasm and developing […]

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by CARL A. YOUNG, Virginia Tech; & MARGO A. FIGGINS, University of Virginia

  The sleepwalkers are coming awake, and for the first time this awakening has a collective reality; it is no longer such a lonely thing to open one’s eyes. —Adrienne Rich (1979) “When We Dead Awaken: Writing as Re-Vision” Note: As authors of this article, we have collaborated over a three-year period on a language […]

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The Path to Teacher Leadership in Educational Technology

by LORRAINE SHERRY, RMC Research Corporation; & DAVID GIBSON, Vermont Institute for Science, Math, and Technology

The Benton Foundation’s report, The E-Rate in America: A Tale of Four Cities (Carvin, 2000), found that with federal funding, network infrastructure deployment accelerated and Internet access significantly expanded in the schools that were investigated. Yet, even with the infrastructure in place, critical “human questions” must still be addressed. Reporting the results of a recent […]

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Editorial: Continuing the Dialogue on Technology and Mathematics Teacher Education

by GLADIS KERSAINT, University of South Florida; & DENISSE THOMPSON, University of South Florida

  As the newly appointed coeditors of the mathematics section of this journal, we begin our tenure with an editorial highlighting some of the needs related to technology and mathematics teacher education and reminding readers of the mission of the journal. We are keenly aware of the need for educators at all levels to use […]

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Technology and a Course for Those Thinking About Teaching: A Response to Henriques

by LAWRENCE B. FLICK, Oregon State University

  “Preparing Tomorrow’s Science Teachers to Use Technology: An Example From the Field” by Laura Henriques (2002) makes a valuable contribution to the field of science education by providing examples that operationalize guidelines published in this journal on appropriate uses of technology in science teacher education (“Guidelines”; Flick & Bell, 2000). The significance of this […]

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A Report On the All Purpose Relatively Intelligent Learner Computer

by DAVID MOURSUND, University of Oregon

Author’s Note: This editorial was first published in the April 1988 issue of The Computing Teacher. This was my first attempt to write an April Fool’s editorial. Several people read only part of it, and then quoted it in assignments that they turned in to me. They completely missed the point that it was a […]

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Chesslandia: A Parable

by DAVID MOURSUND, University of Oregon

  Chesslandia was aptly named. In Chesslandia, almost everybody played chess. A child’s earliest toys were chess pieces, chess boards, and figurines of famous chess masters. Children’s bedtime tales focused on historical chess games and on great chess-playing folk heroes. Many of the children’s television adventure programs were woven around a theme of chess strategy. […]

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Information and Communications Technology in Education: A Personal Perspective

by DAVID MOURSUND, University of Oregon

Throughout my professional career I have worked, played, studied, taught, experienced, and learned about Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Education. I have been an active participant in this field as it has slowly moved from infancy into early childhood. In this article, I will share some of the things that I have learned and […]

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Education and Commercialization: Raising Awareness and Making Wise Decisions

by LYNNE SCHRUM , The University of Georgia

We are living in a world of commercialization-everything has a price tag and conspicuous consumption appears to be the way of the western world. The media and politicians remind us that our educational system must prepare our students to be competitive in a global economy. To discuss commercialization in education, we must place it in […]

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