(Future) Teachers’ Use of Technology and Development of TPACK: Insights from a Global Perspective
Thursday, March 9 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Presider:Jane Hunter, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, Australia
This contribution presents and discusses factors that affect (future) teachers uses of technology in their teaching in Finland, the Netherlands, Belgium and China. The contributions provide insights in teachers’ Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) from the perspective of their students, and the personal and institutional and system factors that affect teachers TPACK as well as the challenges that teacher educators face in developing future teachers’ TPACK. The purpose is twofold. First we present and discuss personal, institutional, system and cultural factors that affect (future) teachers’ uses of technology and their development of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge. Second we provide promising examples of effectively developing Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge in future teachers. Introduction Despite the fact that most teachers.