, Volume 44, Issue 4, pp 17–20 | Cite as

Preparing technologybased teachers

Professional lessons from a K-12/university collaborative
  • Claire Smith Hornung
  • Steve Bronack


The goals of the Seminar in Elementary and Secondary Education course and the Lehigh University—Moravian Academy Partnership included the development of techniques that helped emerging teachers close the gap between the potential of technology and its realization by teachers in their own classrooms. Certainly the experiences of both the preservice and the inservice teachers varied depending on the match made between the two and the expectations that each group had going into the partnership. Generally speaking, however, each pair succeeded with the overall objective: integrating a new piece of technology into an established curriculum. Some had more success than others with the working partnership created within each team. The field notes provide an outlet for the preservice teachers to express concerns. The inservice teachers used meeting time and e-mail messages to communicate concerns or problems


Preservice Teacher Prospective Teacher Teacher Education Program Inservice Teacher PRESERVICE Teacher Education 
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© Springer 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Lehigh UniversityBethlehem

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