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Jean Ann Foley
Teacher Beliefs, Best Practice, Technology Usage in the Classroom: A Problematic Relationship
Jean Ann Foley; Cecilia Ojeda
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4110–4117
Our research focuses on the complexity of the relationships between patterns of educational beliefs and the integration of technology in the university classroom. By collecting and analyzing data in three areas: teacher beliefs, best practice, and...
Making It Real: Sim-School a Backdrop for Contextualizing Teacher Preparation
Jean Ann Foley; Gretchen McAllister
AACE Journal Vol. 13, No. 2 (April 2005) pp. 159–177
Researchers and teacher educators have called for contextualizing the learning of pedagogy and content within the complex context of schools. This account provides an overview of a web-based simulation called Sim-School © that provides a realistic...
Topics: Learning Communities, Preservice Teacher Education, Curriculum, eLearning, Simulation, Teaching Methods, Computer-supported collaborative learning
How do teacher beliefs influence technology use in the classroom?
Jean Ann Foley; Cecilia Ojeda
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 796–801
Teachers' beliefs about teaching and learning shape their decisions about instructional strategies used in the classroom. Among the decisions that need to be made, the integration of technology has become a primary concern. Studies have shown that...
Sim School©: Preservice Teachers’ Experiences with A Virtual School
Karidiata Sanogo; Gretchen McAllister; Jean Ann Foley
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 1781–1785
This paper will describe the Sim-school project © and present data on its effectiveness with preservice teachers. The project consists of a virtual school district through which preservice teachers become faculty members in a K-12 low-income diverse ...
Examining the Role of Technology to Create a Safe Haven for Student Teachers
Edward Garcia Fierros; Jean Ann Foley
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 22, No. 2 (2006) pp. 57–65
This research examines the use of technology to create a relationship between student teachers and preservice teachers as they navigate the union of practice and theory within the two contexts of a teacher education course and student teaching...
Classroom Management Brought to Life Through Technology-Supported Problem-Based Learning
Jean Ann Foley; Laura E Sujo de Montes; Gretchen McAllister
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 2835–2839
This paper explores the use of technology-supported Problem-based learning as a tool for teacher preparation instruction. With limited access to site-based programs, there is a need to develop curricular materials that can provoke engaged learning...
Topics: Instructional Materials, Educational Technology, Collaboration
Of Public Interest: Are Pre-Service Teachers Being Prepared to Teach the Citizenry of Tomorrow?
Laura Sujo de Montes; Jean Ann Foley; Mary Lane-Kelso; J. Michael Blocher
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 1826–1830
This paper presents the reactions of preservice teachers to a mandatory practicum in a technology course that historically has not had one. Besides the addition of a practicum, the course was redesigned to use Problem-Based Learning as a vehicle to...