TPACK as shared practice: Toward a research agenda

  1. David Jones, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
  2. Amanda Heffernan, University of Southern Queensland, Australia
  3. Peter Albion, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

Wednesday, March 4 4:15-4:45 PM

Presider: {% thumbnail paper.presentation.session.presider.user.profile.photo "micro" crop="center" as photo % Petrea Redmond, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

The task of using Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to effectively teach hundreds of pre-service educators, many of whom never attend campus, is a significant challenge, which is amplified by the need to do so in ways that model how they might use ICT in their own classrooms once they graduate. This paper analyses a collection of posts written across a teaching year on a group blog by three teacher educators as they explored their practice and attempted to learn how to meet this challenge. The analysis uses a distributed view of knowledge and learning to identify the barriers and enablers encountered, and how the teacher educators developed their distributed TPACK throughout the year. The paper argues that a distributed view of TPACK offers some interesting insights that can inform practitioners, researchers and policy makers as they explore practice and learn how to meet the technology integration challenge.

ID
44601
Type
Full Paper
Topics
Graduate Education & Faculty Development New Possibilities with Information Technology Education Technological, Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK)
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