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Thursday, August 18, 2011
ISTE Announces Winner of 2011 Research Paper Award of Excellence
Washington, D.C. – The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE ®) announced the winner of the 2011 SIGTE Research Paper Award of Excellence.
Sponsored by ISTE’s Special Interest Group for Teacher Educators (SIGTE), the award recognizes excellence in research in the area of technology and teacher education. It was presented at ISTE’s annual conference and exposition, ISTE 2011, in Philadelphia June 26-29, 2011.
The 2011 SIGTE winner is Dr. Susan R. Sutton, Assistant Professor from St. Cloud State University Center for Information Media, St. Cloud, Minnesota. The award-winning study and research paper, “A Case Study Exploring the Preservice Technology Training Experiences of Novice Teachers,” identifies and analyzes the preservice technology training experiences of teachers who have been in the field teaching between one and three years and examines their perceptions of how well their teacher preparation program prepared them with the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfill the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS•T).
To read the research paper for “A Case Study Exploring the Preservice Technology Training Experiences of Novice Teachers,” visit http://bit.ly/rqaoYN.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE ®) is the premier membership association for educators and education leaders engaged in advancing excellence in learning and teaching through the innovative and effective use of technology in PK-12 and teacher education. Home to ISTE’s annual conference and exposition and the widely adopted NETS, ISTE represents more than 100,000 professionals worldwide. http://www.iste.org.