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Beck, Dennis; Eno, Jenni – Computers in the Schools, 2012
A literature review of 121 peer-reviewed articles, books, and conference proceedings was conducted to determine the signature pedagogies of social studies education and technology integration. The authors found that the signature social studies pedagogy is based on two primary instructional models: direct-instruction and inquiry-based,…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Social Studies
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Browne, Jeremy – Computers in the Schools, 2009
As technology integration continues to gain importance, preservice teachers must develop higher levels of confidence and proficiency in using technology in their classrooms (Kay, 2006). The acceptance of the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T) by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) has…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Self Efficacy
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Maddux, Cleborne D. – Computers in the Schools, 2007
PT3 and the Deans' Grants of the 1980s have much in common. Both were intended to stimulate the infusion of new material into general teacher education courses. PT3 was aimed at furthering the integration of technology in teacher education, while the Deans' Grants attempted to infuse knowledge and skills related to teaching students with…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Education Courses, Educational Technology, Grants
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Christensen, Rhonda; Knezek, Gerald – Computers in the Schools, 2007
The Millennium Project was funded by the U.S. Department of Education Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers to Use Technology (PT3) program for four years spanning 1999-2003. The project was led by the University of North Texas and sought to increase the quantity as well as quality of technology-infusing educators entering the workforce as classroom…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Teachers, Educational Technology, Preservice Teachers
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MacKinnon, Gregory R.; Aylward, M. Lynn; Bellefontaine, Joseph – Computers in the Schools, 2006
This review paper examines ongoing research on a range of applications of electronic discussion in a laptop university teacher education program. The findings and challenges of employing electronic discussion are discussed and the authors make a case for selecting instructional models that encourage substantive discussion on the part of the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Models
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Peart, Moses; Sheffield, Caryl J. – Computers in the Schools, 2002
The major challenges facing education systems in the information age include issues of how to prepare for and capitalize on the technological revolution and how to integrate computer technology into the curriculum. Jamaica, like most developing countries, is taking on these challenges with perhaps as much focus and increased importance as any…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Needs Assessment, Information Technology