Share Paper: Testing a TPACK-Based Technology Integration Observation Instrument

  1. Mark Hofer, College of William and Mary, United States
  2. Neal Grandgenett, University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States
  3. Judi Harris, College of William and Mary, United States
  4. Kathy Swan, University of Kentucky, United States
Thursday, March 10 4:00-4:30 PM Oaklands

Abstract: Teachers’ knowledge for technology integration – conceptualized as technological pedagogical content knowledge, or TPACK (Mishra & Koehler 2006) – is difficult to discern, much less assess. Given the complexity, situatedness and interdependence of the types of knowledge represented by the TPACK construct, well-triangulated ways to assess demonstrated technology integration knowledge are needed. In 2009, three of the authors created and tested a rubric that was found to be a valid and reliable instrument to assess the TPACK evident in teachers’ written lesson plans (Harris, Grandgenett & Hofer 2010). We have now also developed a TPACK-based observation rubric that testing has ...