Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Coherent Websites and Creative Play: Constructivist Approaches to Information Technology in Teacher Education

Isabel Álvarez, George Olson, Brent Kilbourn

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This paper qualitatively compares two different approaches to teaching information technology to pre-service teachers. The approaches (Creative Play and Coherent Websites) have their origins in different cultural settings. Both approaches emerge from constructivist views and aim at engaging students in conversations and collaborations that sensitize them to the sorts of classroom issues they will confront when they are teachers.

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