Share Paper: Using a group blog to enhance reflection of student teachers

  1. Michiko Kobayashi, Southern Utah University, United States
Friday, March 7 11:00-11:20 AM Royale Skybox 206

Abstract: Blogs are one of the popular emerging technologies. Many people create blogs to express their opinions, post announcements, and communicate with particular audience. In the field of education, blogs are still not widely used and research is needed to explore the possibilities and effectiveness. In teacher education programs, field practice is required for all preservice teachers. In our program, student teachers are spread in different schools. To increase interaction among student teachers, the author created a group blog. It is hoped that the group blog connects student teachers across schools and provides opportunities to reflect on their teaching experiences. The ...