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Using TPACK-in-Practice to Design Technology Professional Learning Opportunities for Teachers PROCEEDINGS

, , Brock University, Canada ; , University of Texas, 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

This poster presentation proposes a re-envisioned model of TPACK (Mishra & Koehler, 2006) and illustrates its usefulness in framing technology professional learning for teachers and teacher educators or technology workshops. Four design elements useful for developing learning opportunities for teacher development of TPACK-in-Practice also emerged from a series of research studies, and include: (a) modeling a technology-enhanced activity type (learning with the tool) to set the context and purpose for tool use, (b) integrating ‘pedagogical dialog’ in a modeled lesson, (c) developing TK (in context) through short tool demonstrations, and (d) applying acquired technical skills and knowledge in additional practice tasks using the activity type.

Citation

Jaipal, K., Figg, C. & Burson, J. (2012). Using TPACK-in-Practice to Design Technology Professional Learning Opportunities for Teachers. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012 (pp. 4710-4717). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

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