technology integration, teaching, live modeling
One method underutilized in training teachers to use technology is to use live modeling sessions. This study qualitatively investigates how the use of modeling sessions impacted students. In this study we found that modeling was perceived by most students to be effective at teaching technology skills and ideas for integrating technology as teachers. However, we identified several breakdowns in the ability of students to transfer their understanding of technology integration to their own situations. We explain this difficulty of transfer of learning and describe five situations when these breakdowns were likely to occur. Implications include the benefits of using live modeling if adapted to address students’ unique needs, as well as future research into the impact of contextual differences on the transfer of students’ learning.
Original Publication Citation
West, R. E. & Graham, C. R. (27). Using Live Modeling to Train Preservice Teachers to Integrate Technology Into Their Teaching. Journal of Computing in Teacher Education. 23(4). 137-147.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Graham, Charles R. and West, Richard E., "Using Live Modeling to Train Preservice Teachers to Integrate Technology Into Their Teaching" (2007). All Faculty Publications. 937.
International Society for Technology in Education
David O. McKay School of Education
Instructional Psychology and Technology
© Richard E. West & Charles R. Graham. Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, vol. 23, no. 4 © 2007, ISTE ® (International Society for Technology in Education), All rights reserved.
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