Share Paper: Is Technology Instruction in Teacher Education Programs Too Narrow to Meet Current Needs?

  1. Cindy Anderson, Roosevelt University, Chicago, United States
  2. Cindy McPherson, New York Institute of Technology, United States
  3. Elizabeth Dalton, Rhode Island College, CAST, Inc., United States
Tuesday, March 8 2:45 PM-3:45 PM Hermitage D

Abstract: Technology instruction in teacher education today must address the diverse learning needs of the full range of students who are increasingly present in the general education classroom. Several recent initiatives in the field of general education and special education hold promise in addressing this need to broaden technology instruction in teacher education. This panel will discuss three such initiatives: response to intervention (RtI), assistive technology (AT), and universal design for learning (UDL), offering attendees a view of an online project being developed that will provide tools to address an expanded educational technology model for teacher education. Attendees will be invited ...