Share Paper: From Exam to Integration: Planning for Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) in a Graduate Teacher Education Program

  1. Lara Ervin-Kassab, San Jose State University, United States
Thursday, March 29 3:20-3:40 PM Wright

Abstract: In 2016 and 2017, California revised both its Teacher Performance Expectations (TPEs) and the teacher performance assessment. In 2017, the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) revised its educator standards. This created a need for a TK-12 teacher preparation program to address preparing pre-service teachers to use educational technology. Institutional post-program survey responses indicate graduates feel unprepared to use educational technology. Initially, the researcher was to revise a technology exam to align with the new standards. The test was found to be an untenable solution. Instead, the program decided to use an online certification option to develop pre-service teacher ...