In the upcoming 2016 Annual Meeting for American Educational Research Association (AERA) at Washington, DC, our lab members will be involved in four paper sessions:
1.How Teachers Learn and Become Competent via the Evaluation of Digital Materials
Xie, K., Cheng, S.L., Kim, M., & Luthy, N.C. (2016, April). How teachers learn and become competent via the evaluation of digital materials, Paper to be presented the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association. Washington, DC.
In Event: Supporting Technology Integration Through Professional Development
Sun, April 10, 10:35am to 12:05pm, Marriott Marquis, Level Two, Marquis Salon 13
In this study we designed and implemented a one-year professional development program that focused on evaluating digital content. 171 teachers from 5 schools districts across central Ohio participated in this study. The results revealed that teachers’ TPACK and self-efficacy increased across time during the PD program, suggesting that training teachers on evaluating digital content can be an innovative and effective PD model to improve teachers’ TPACK as well as their self-efficacy. This training model was especially effective for teachers with less prior experience in technology integration or related training. However, teachers’ motivation deceased over time. Qualitative analyses revealed requirements needed for successful PD. (more…)