Retooling Teacher Preparation: Focus on Educational Technology

Duhaney, Devon C.; Young, Allan E.
August 2011
Journal of the University College of the Cayman Islands;Aug2011, Vol. 5, p75
Academic Journal
The increasing use of technology in the classroom has created a more student-centered classroom environment in which teachers or "facilitators of learning" encourage students to become more actively engaged in the learning process. This changing classroom environment requires teacher preparation programmes to re-examine how they prepare teachers to effectively use technology to support teaching and learning. Consequently, this paper explores how teacher preparation programmes can utilize the large and rapidly changing technologies to augment teaching and optimise learning.


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