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Using Technology to Enhance the Supervision of Off-Campus Internships and Field Experiences PROCEEDINGS

, , Valdosta State University, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Austin, Texas, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-92-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

Internships and field experiences (practicum) have proven to be critical components of teacher education at the pre-service, in-service and certification level. This presentation is aimed at discussing issues related to the placement, supervision, and assessment of interns and other practicum students and technology resources that are available to enhance the supervision of practicum and internship experiences. The goal of the session is to provide attendees with resources and solutions that they can apply at their institutions related to the supervision of internship students. Major areas of discussion include technology solutions for setting up the practicum, maintaining contact with participants, document sharing, documenting experiences, observations, and closing the communication gap.

Citation

Backes, L. & Backes, C. (2012). Using Technology to Enhance the Supervision of Off-Campus Internships and Field Experiences. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 131-134). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

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