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Information and Communication Technologies: Considerations of Current Practice for Teachers and Teacher Educators

Information and Communication Technologies: Considerations of Current Practice for Teachers and Teacher Educators

Louanne Smolin, Kimberly Lawless

ISBN: 978-1-405-17643-9

Sep 2007, Wiley-Blackwell

300 pages

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The question of whether technology has lived up to its potential in educational settings has been debated for decades. This volume seeks to bring new perspectives to bear on that question. Chapters include such topics as learning from current research related to ICT in education, the multiple and complex digital divides that impact students and teachers, and promising technology related professional development practices.
  • Brings together the unique perspectives of leaders from diverse areas of the educational technology spectrum, including those involved in research, policy, and practice
  • Chapters include new research data related to the impact of technology on learning as well as what is being learned about technology in teacher preparation
1. Information and Communication Technologies in Schools: Stimulating a Dialogue, Louanne Smolin & Kimberly Lawless .

2. Reinventing the Role of Information and Communications Technologies in Education, Chris Dede .

3. The Internet Landscape in College, Steve Jones, Camille Johnson-Yale, Francisco Seoane Pérez, and Jessica Schuler .

4. Teacher Education and Technology: Initial Results from the "What Works and Why" Project, James W. Pellegrino, Susan R. Goldman, Meryl Bertenthal, & Kimberly Lawless .

5. Teacher Professional Development and ICT: Strategies and Models, Charalambos Vrasidas & Gene V. Glass .

6. Technology Tools for Collecting, Managing, and Using Assessment Data to Inform Instruction and Improve Achievement, Geneva D. Haertel, Barbara Means, & William Penuel .

7. Educational Technology Policy: Educators Influencing the Process, Hilary Goldmann .

8. A Teacher’s Place in the Digital Divide, Mark Warschauer .

9. Re-considering the Digital Divide: Using Online Content to Understand.

Teaching & Learning, Sharon Tettegah, Eun Won Whang, Nakia Collins, &.

Kona Taylor.

10. Technology Out of School: What Schools can Learn from Community-based Technology, Olga A. Vásquez .

11. E-Lessons Learned, Nicholas Burbules, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign


  • Brings together the unique perspectives of leaders from diverse areas of the educational technology spectrum, including those involved in research, policy, and practice
  • Chapters include new research data related to the impact of technology on learning as well as what is being learned about technology in teacher preparation