Share Paper: Podcast as Authentic Meaningful Learning in the Educational Technology Classroom: Reconceptualizing the Course Literature Review for Student TPACK Development

  1. Aaron Bruewer, Shawnee State University, United States
  2. Tashana Brown, Shawnee State University, United States
Thursday, March 21 4:35-4:55 PM Sunset 1

Abstract: This paper will present the results of a study situated within a reconceptualized educational technology course at a small, rural Midwestern university. In the process of shifting from a tool focused to philosophical learning first focus, course assignments were augmented and transformed as needed, including the midterm literature review. Students were instead tasked to participate in research and interviews for the creation of a Podcast, transforming the traditional literature review. The focus was on providing an authentic task for teachers to learn about new technology in their content areas and grade bands while creating an educational product for a wider ...