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Aspiring to Reach 21st Century Ideals: Teacher Educators’ Experiences in Developing Their TPACK PROCEEDINGS

, University of Northern Colorado, United States ; , , Arizona State University, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in San Diego, CA, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-78-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

This paper discusses teacher educators’ experiences in developing technological, pedagogical and content knowledge through redesigning course content to integrate web 2.0 technologies. Findings suggest that the instructors gained technological knowledge and modified pedagogical practices in order to incorporate the new technologies. The characteristics of participants as adopters of innovations and their developments in TPACK are discussed, which are important considerations for teacher education programs of the 21st Century.

Citation

Williams, M.K., Foulger, T. & Wetzel, K. (2010). Aspiring to Reach 21st Century Ideals: Teacher Educators’ Experiences in Developing Their TPACK. In D. Gibson & B. Dodge (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (pp. 3960-3967). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

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