Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13
Topics
Discussion
Announcements

A Time of New Literacies: Who’s Educating the Teacher Educators?


by Erica C. Boling — February 14, 2005

The National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE) has developed technology standards which recognize that teachers must be prepared to provide technology-supported learning opportunities for their students. In an effort to support preservice and practicing teachers in meeting these initiatives, teacher educators are now faced with new challenges to “prepare graduates who are capable and committed to using technology as a learning tool” (Howland & Wedman, 2004, p.240). Research has revealed that teacher educators do not always have the knowledge, skills, or dispositions necessary for meaningfully integrating technology into their classes in innovative and transformative ways (Koehler et al., 2004). In addition, research on teacher preparation, especially the preparation of literacy teachers, and research on new literacies are relatively new (Hoffman & Pearson, 2000). As initiatives to infuse technology throughout teacher education programs are occurring, researchers and educators will need to better understand effective pedagogical approaches for integrating technology into university programs and courses. In addition, teacher education programs will need to provide support to faculty as they attempt to use technology in new and innovative ways.


To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Sign-in
Email:
Password:
Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
 
Purchase this Article
Purchase A Time of New Literacies: Who’s Educating the Teacher Educators?
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
$12
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
$25
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.
$210


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: February 14, 2005
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 11742, Date Accessed: 10/17/2017 12:02:39 AM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles

Related Discussion
 
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • Erica Boling
    Rutgers University
    E-mail Author
    ERICA C. BOLING is Assistant Professor in the Department of Learning and Teaching at Rutgers University's Graduate School of Education. Her research interests include teacher learning, the impact of technology on teaching and learning, and the preparation of literacy teachers.
Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue

Submit
EMAIL

Twitter

RSS