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ERIC Number: EJ1246800
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2020
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-2474-4166
Practice-Based Technology Teaching Assistantship Program: Preparing Teacher Educators to Support Teacher Candidates' Integration of Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge
Peng, Li-Wei
Excellence in Education Journal, v9 n1 p85-103 Win 2020
This exploratory study focused on the Technology Teaching Assistantship (TTA) Program at the College of Education in a Midwest university as a strategy tool to improve the preparation of teacher educators to coach teacher candidates in and model design and implementation of technology-enhanced learning experiences; emphasizing discipline-specific content standards and student technology standards. The purpose of this study was to analyze the TTA Program's features and impacts on teacher educators' development of technological, pedagogical, and content knowledge (TPACK). The results were used to enhance teacher educators' professional development to support teacher candidates' integration of technology. The problems and goals of this work-in-progress TTA Program are discussed to gain feedback and to establish contact with similar projects for improvement and extension.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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