Embedding Spatial Technology in a Field-Based Science Education Course for Teachers
Save to My Collections
Almquist, H., Blank, L., Crews, J., Gummer, E., Hanfling, S. & Yeagley, P. (2009). Embedding Spatial Technology in a Field-Based Science Education Course for Teachers. In I. Gibson et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (pp. 3708-3713). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
Retrieved from http://www.editlib.org/p/31229.
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
More Information on SITE
Table of Contents
The Paleo Exploration Project (PEP) is an NSF-ITEST professional development program for K-12 teachers from rural, eastern Montana. The program focuses on the application of geospatial technologies and scientific inquiry to the study of the geologic history of eastern Montana. Teachers received instruction in relevant geosciences and geospatial technologies through a series of two-day workshops, and hands-on research experience during week-long, residential, summer institutes. The institutes were also attended by middle school students, providing teachers an opportunity to explore technology-embedded, inquiry-based learning with students, and to further their own teaching expertise. Evidence of the effectiveness of the program was developed through post-workshop surveys, written reflections, and teacher interviews conducted by an external evaluator. Conclusions and recommendations for programs of this nature are discussed.
- Instructional Design Considerations for Science E-Learning
- The International Handbook Summit Call to Action for Learning with Technology in the 21st Century
- Toward a Taxonomy of Distributed Learning Delivery Modes
- SITE's Digital Fabrication Initative
- Implementing Embedded Assessment to Provide Feedback to Student and Instructor.
- Usable But Not Entertaining e-Learning Material
- The “Corporate University” as Technological and Scientific Support of the Virtual Education in Latin America
- Developing the NIDA International Program Methadone Research Web Guide and Tutorial
- Keeping the Human Element at the Center College-Level Writing Online: Methods and Materials
- Engaging Teacher Candidates in Online Literature Circles
Comments & Discussion
Comment on the paper above. You must be registered to participate. Registration is free.