Share Paper: Should Colleges of Education Move from a Stand-Alone Technology Integration Course to a Technology-Infusion Approach?

  1. Teresa Foulger, Arizona State University, United States
  2. Keith Wetzel, Arizona State University, United States
  3. Ray Buss, Arizona State University, United States
Tuesday, March 27 2:15-2:45 PM Edison C

Abstract: In this paper, we have described the rationale, implementation procedures, successes, and concerns that occurred as we moved from a stand-alone technology integration course to teach teacher candidates how to use technology in their future classrooms, to an approach where technology integration curriculum is infused into content courses Our technology infusion approach anticipated the Technology Plan put forth by the US Department of Education and the Office of Educational Technology (2016) that called for teacher educators to address educational technology curriculum throughout preparation programs, not just in a stand-alone educational technology course While technology infusion in our college has been ...