Share Paper: "We're Just Expected to Know How": Unpacking Pre-service Teachers' Beliefs About Technology Integration

  1. David Mulder, Dordt College, United States
Friday, March 30 11:50 AM-12:10 PM Edison C

Abstract: Today's pre-service teachers are generally considered to be technologically savvy and well-suited for teaching with technology However, research suggests that that novice teachers are no better at technology integration than their more experienced colleagues How do pre-service teachers perceive their abilities to teach with technology? And how do they perceive these abilities developing? This paper reports a case study conducted at a private comprehensive college in the upper Midwest region of the United States Utilizing a convergent parallel mixed-methods design incorporating both a survey as well as semi-structured interviews, this study examines a particular teacher preparation program, and how the ...