Educators learning how to meaningfully integrate technology into
their teaching practice will find resources and action plans to prepare them for
today’s tech-infused lessons.
Advancing teacher preparation to full adoption of technology infusion is no
small undertaking. Written by 20 experts in the teacher prep field,
Championing Technology Infusion in Teacher Preparation provides
research- and practice-based direction for faculty, administrators, PK-12 school
partners and other stakeholders who support programwide technology infusion in
teacher education programs. Such organizational change involves almost every
individual and system involved in teacher preparation.
Topics addressed include:
• Defining technology infusion and integration.
• Systemic planning and
readiness of college-level leadership.
• Programwide, iterative candidate
experiences across courses and clinical work.
• Technology use and
expectations for teachers and students in PK-12 settings.
design in teacher preparation programs to include integration of technology in
face-to-face, blended and online PK-12 teaching and learning.
• Strategies to
support induction of new teachers in PK-12 settings.
• Models for effective
candidate and program evaluation.
• Roles for government agencies and
non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in nationwide collaboration for technology
infusion in teacher preparation.
This book will help administrators in colleges and
schools of education as well as teacher educators in preparation programs
support the developmental needs of teacher candidates as they learn how to teach with technology. With action
steps and getting started resources in each chapter, the book is well-adapted for
small group study and planning by collaborative leadership teams in colleges and
schools of education. The book is also appropriate for the study of
effective organizational change in education by graduate students.
About the Editors
Arlene C. Borthwick is professor emerita and former associate dean and professor
of educational technology at National Louis University in Chicago. She served as
chair of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education’s Committee
on Innovation and Technology (2017-2018), was a member of the ISTE Board of
Directors (2010-2014) and received the ISTE Making IT Happen award in 2008. She
co-edited Transforming Classroom Practice: Professional Development
Strategies in Educational Technology
Teresa S. Foulger
is an associate professor at Arizona State University in Tempe. She served as
president of the ISTE Teacher Education Network (2011-2015) and received the
ISTE Making IT Happen award in 2019. Foulger’s research and writing has been
recognized through several awards, including the Outstanding Research Article
Award (2014 and 2019) from the Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher
Kevin J. Graziano is a professor of teacher education in the School of Education at
Nevada State College in Henderson. He’s served as the chair of the Consultative
Council for the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE),
the chair of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher
Education’s (AACTE) Committee on Innovation and Technology and the co-chair of
SITE’s mobile learning special interest group (SIG). He co-edited Online Teaching in
K-12: Models, Methods, and Best Practices for Teachers and Administrators
(2016) published by Information Today.
Jon M. Clausen
Julie A. Moore
Denise A. Schmidt-Crawford
Ji Soo Song