Information Technology

Supporting change through teacher education

  • Don Passey
  • Brian Samways

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Reflections and futures

  3. Aspects and concepts of change, and the implementation of innovation

  4. Defining the future curriculum at a national level

  5. Exploring potential implementation of practices for teachers

  6. Support agencies and their roles

  7. Ways to support teacher education and teacher educator

  8. Case studies of teacher and school development when using information and communication technologies

  9. Considering the integration of information and communication technologies within subject teaching and within teaching methodologies

  10. Cognition and the integration of information and communication technology uses for the pupil

  11. The increasing need for focus upon cultural and social factors

About this book


This book considers how the fundamental issues relating to the use of information technology in education, are being tackled across the world. Significantly it features international perspectives on the challenge that information and communications technology poses to teacher education; views of trainee teacher experiences with computers; insights into the ways in which communication technologies are being used to link teachers and students; consideration of the impact of change with information and communications technology; discussion of the roles of those involved in developing teacher education with information and communications techology at national, institutional and teacher levels. It contains the selected proceedings of the International Conference on Information technology: Supporting change through teacher education, sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing, and held at Kiryat Anavim, Israel, in June/July 1996.


Information Technology (IT) Processing computer innovation technology

Editors and affiliations

  • Don Passey
    • 1
  • Brian Samways
    • 2
  1. 1.Lancaster UniversityLancasterUK
  2. 2.Birmingham City CouncilBirminghamUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-5041-2893-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-35081-3
  • Series Print ISSN 1868-4238
  • Series Online ISSN 1868-422X
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