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Literacy Enrichment and Technology Integration in Pre-Service Teacher Education

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With the emergence of innovative technologies, the digital nature of learning environments has changed the face of education. The integration of these technologies into classroom instruction is essential for promoting student learning. Literacy Enrichment and Technology Integration in Pre-Service Teacher Education examines the various strategies to resolve the challenges of technology integrations for teachers while offering best practices for transforming education. Focusing on the future of technology integration in education; this book is an essential tool for administrators, technology leaders, faculty, teachers, technology staff, and other educational technology stakeholders in various education-related disciplines.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Foreword
    1. ENVIRONING CONDITIONS CONDUCIVE FOR TECHNOLOGY-RICH LITERACY PEDAGOGY
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Chapter 1: Media-Enhanced Writing Instruction and Assessment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. MEDIA-ENHANCED INSTRUCTION: INTERACTIVE WHITEBOARDS
    6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  9. Chapter 2: Reframing Conceptions of Contemporary Literacy Capabilities in Pre-Service Primary Teacher Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND: THE POLICY CONTEXT
    4. THE LITERACY CAPABILITIES OF PRE-SERVICE PRIMARY TEACHERS: THREE CASE STUDIES
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 3: Building Urban Pre-Service Teachers’ Pedagogical Knowledge and Skills through Digital Poetry Collaborations
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND: THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    4. CONTEXT AND INSTRUCTIONAL PROCESSES
    5. METHODS
    6. FINDINGS
    7. LESSONS LEARNED: IMPLICATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
  11. Chapter 4: Incorporating Information Literacy into Instructional Design within Pre-Service Teacher Programs
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. BACKGROUND
    3. FROM INTELLECTUAL ACCESS TO INFORMATION LITERACY
    4. COLLABORATIONS TO FOSTER TEACHER LITERACY
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 5: Investigating Cultural Models of Technology and Literacy Integration in Pre-Service Teacher Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. TECHNOLOGY AND LITERACY IN PRE-SERVICE TEACHER EDUCATION
    5. CULTURAL MODELS FOR TECHNOLOGY AND LITERACY INTEGRATION
    6. RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 6: Creating Virtual Field Trips to Support Student-Centered Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHODOLOGY
    4. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
    5. IMPLICATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 7: Digital Media Literacy Practices for 5th Year Pre-Service Teachers in a PDS Model
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION IN A PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOOL MODEL
    4. DIGITAL MEDIA LITERACY PRACTICES
    5. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 8: Using Digital Knowledge Maps to Integrate Technology into Pre-Service Teacher Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. METHOD
    5. DATA ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION
    6. FINDINGS AND SUGGESTIONS
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 9: Implementing a Problem-Based Technology Learning Environment to Foster Cultural Literacy and Responsiveness Instructional Skills
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE PBL CASE
    5. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 10: Moving from Professional Development to Real-Time Use
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
    4. RESULTS OF REAL TIME USE
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 11: Fostering Global Literacies among Pre-Service Teachers through Innovative Transdisciplinary Projects
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THEORY TO PRACTICE
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 12: Expanding the Definitions of Text and Literacy in the Secondary Content Areas
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. REDESIGNING THE COURSE
    5. RESULTING COURSE CHANGES
    6. TECHNOLOGY USE AND LITERACY SKILLS
    7. TECHNOLOGY AND PEDAGOGY
    8. OUTCOMES
    9. IMPLICATIONS AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
    10. CONCLUSION
  20. Chapter 13: Reading and Writing Strategies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. COLLEGE READINESS
    4. RESOURCES AND LEARNING STRATEGIES
    5. CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 14: 21st Century New Literacies and Digital Tools as Empowering Pedagogies for Urban Youth of Color
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. NEW LITERACIES IN URBAN ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS CLASSROOMS
    4. DIGITAL LITERACIES: AUTHORS’ DIGITAL ACCESS STORIES
    5. IMPLICATIONS FOR 21 CENTURY EDUCATORS
    6. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 15: Using the Webinar Experience to Increase Teacher Presence within an Online Pre-Service Literacy Course
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. STUDY CONTEXT: THE ORIGINS OF THE STUDY AND THE LITERACY METHODS COURSE
    5. DESCRIPTION OF THE STRUCTURE OF THE LITERACY-FOCUSED WEBINAR SESSIONS AND POST-WEBINAR REFLECTIONS
    6. STUDENTS’ PERCEPTIONS OF TEACHER PRESENCE
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
    8. APPENDIX
  23. Chapter 16: “Y’all Laggin’!”
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CONTEXTUALIZING SOUTH CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL
    5. FINDINGS
    6. RECOMMENDATIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  24. Compilation of References
  25. About the Contributors