Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10497/13599
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Preservice teachers
Technology integration
Reflection
Pedagogical use ICT
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Dec-2010
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Gao, P., Tan, S. C., Wong, A. F. L., Choy, D., & Wang, L. L. (2010, December). Nurturing preservice teachers’ understanding of technology-enhanced pedagogy through reflection. Paper presented at the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Conference, Sydney, Australia.
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This paper reports the preliminary qualitative findings of the first-year phase from a two-year study, in which we aimed to investigate: 1) the preservice teachers' knowledge, attitudes and use of Information Technology (ICT) for classroom teaching and learning, and 2) their learning from reflection upon their use of ICT throughout their two-year initial preparation program. The major first-year findings showed that all the 14 participants demonstrated a gain in ICT knowledge and skills and register positive changes in their beliefs in and attitudes toward using ICT for classroom teaching and learning. Their use of ICT, however, varied greatly from using ICT as a presentation tool to support their instruction to engaging their students in using ICT to work on the authentic tasks. The participants’ reflection reinforced their perceptions of using ICT for classroom teaching and learning. The recommendations for engaging preservice teachers in reflection are discussed.
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This paper was presented at the Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE) Conference, held in Sydney, Australia from 5 - 8 Dec 2010
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