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Pedagogy and Content Knowledge Based Podcasting Project for Preservice Teachers

  • Junko YamamotoEmail author
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Abstract

This study examines the impact of an instruction based on the technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) framework on podcasting and vodcasting for preservice teachers in the United States. Podcasting and vodcasting enhances public school learners’ creativity and critical thinking as well as verbal skills. Preservice teachers enrolled in teacher preparation programs benefit from learning pedagogical reasons to implement podcasting and vodcasting. However, the conceptual knowledge is not enough. They should also have the technology skills to facilitate them in the context of the subject they are teaching. The result indicates that the research participants developed positive attitudes towards using podcasting and vodcasting in their classrooms after the instructional sequences.

Keywords

Podcasting Vodcasting Preservice teacher TPACK 

Notes

Acknowledgements

The author thanks Dr. Richard Altenbaugh for formative feedback and Dr. John K. Hicks for proofreading.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Slippery Rock University of PennsylvaniaSlippery RockUSA

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