Share Paper: Reflective Teaching to Enhance Technology Integration

  1. J. Michael Blocher, Northern Arizona University, United States
  2. Tina Chaseley, Northern Arizona University, United States
  3. Shadow Armfield, Northern Arizona University, United States
  4. Laura Blocher, Northern Arizona University, United States
  5. Laura Sujo-Montes, Northern Arizona University, United States
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Abstract: Teaching is a complex task and integrating technology in a meaningful manner has been termed a “wicked problem.” This paper describes a computer in the classroom course for teacher candidates which has a primary objective of promoting reflective teaching to enhance technology integrated lessons. The authors designed and developed a technology in the classroom course with the main objective to promote reflective teaching of designing, developing and practice teaching technology integrated lessons. This action research study was conducted to help evaluate the efficacy of the course design and to provide feedback for the authors’ reflection of their own teaching practice. ...