ICT and technological change

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June 29, 2018

Professionally developing teacher educators with regard to ICT

Before I became a teacher educator I was an assistant professor in educational science and a researcher in the field of ict in education. I was asked to give a series of lectures (an elective course) on ict in secondary education as a guest lecturer at the Teacher Education Institution (TEI) I am currently employed at.
June 11, 2018

Can the culture of YouTube inform our practice in Teacher Education?

As part of our efforts to embed purposeful opportunities to explore and develop digital literacy skills in the on-going professional experiences of our MA (Hons) Teacher education students at the University of Dundee...

August 18, 2017

21st century creative pedagogy: its importance in teacher education

21st century English school-based education and learning debatably needs rethinking. Our classrooms repeatedly still mirror those of the Victorian era and education may be viewed as ‘traditional’ and ‘boring’ with pupil motivation and engagement frequently a problem

August 11, 2017

Pre-service teachers as agents of change in the new Computing curriculum

In September 2014, the national curriculum in England and Wales saw a shift from teaching Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to teaching Computing. The traditional approach of educating our young people...
August 4, 2017

The paradox as educational design: learning with and without technology

We live in a VUCA world: Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous.

Creation of web content knows no bounds. For example, the Designly.com web site offers a summary of digital content...

July 3, 2017

Which strategies best prepare future teachers for educational ICT-use?

The SQD (Synthesis of qualitative evidence)-model

Teacher training institutions (TTI) are expected to prepare pre-service teachers to integrate ICT in their teaching and learning practices. But promoting pre-service teachers’ competencies...

 


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