Flipping the focus: An innovative design strategy to support technology integration in teacher education

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Jacka, Lisa. 2023. "Flipping the focus: An innovative design strategy to support technology integration in teacher education." International Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning. 15 (4), pp. 397-411. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJTEL.2023.133778
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Flipping the focus: An innovative design strategy to support technology integration in teacher education

ERA Journal ID41316
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsJacka, Lisa
Journal TitleInternational Journal of Technology Enhanced Learning
Journal Citation15 (4), pp. 397-411
Number of Pages14
Year2023
PublisherInderscience Publishers
Place of PublicationSwitzerland
ISSN1753-5255
1753-5263
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1504/IJTEL.2023.133778
Web Address (URL)https://www.inderscienceonline.com/doi/abs/10.1504/IJTEL.2023.133778
Abstract

Initial Teacher Education (ITE) students are exposed to educational technologies through faculty modelling, content delivery and personal use. However, translating knowledge and skills into PK-12 school integration remains elusive for many graduate teachers. The research in this paper illustrates an innovative approach to shift ITE students’ mindset about PK-12
technology integration. The focus was flipped to explore deep learning competencies as the driver for the use of digital technologies. The new pedagogies for deep learning six Cs provided the framework for the design based research undertaken between 2017 and 2020. Data from 113 students revealed that they gained valuable skills and attributes to support their future
integration.

Keywordsonline education; innovation; digital educational technology; deep learning; UX design.
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ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390405. Educational technology and computing
390303. Higher education
390113. Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy
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