Online Social Networking Used to Enhance Face-to-Face and Online Pre-Service Teacher Education Courses
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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (SITE) 2009
Charleston, SC, USA
March 2, 2009
Ian Gibson, Roberta Weber, Karen McFerrin, Roger Carlsen & Dee Anna Willis
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In this presentation we will share our experiences with teaching a technology course for pre-service teachers using online social networks to enhance the course. We will begin by presenting three case studies in which two social networks were used in three different instances of the course. Finally, we will present our findings and our conclusions about social networks, how they can be used most effectively, and the advantages and disadvantages of the features in each.
Velasquez, A., Graham, C. & McCollum, K. (2009). Online Social Networking Used to Enhance Face-to-Face and Online Pre-Service Teacher Education Courses. In I. Gibson et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (pp. 560-566). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Retrieved December 10, 2013 from http://www.editlib.org/p/30655.
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