Design Principles for Examining Student Practices in a Technology-Mediated Environment

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  • 1 Middle Tennessee State University
  • 2 University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • 3 Bucknell University
  • 4 East Carolina University

In this article, we present a set of design principles to guide the development of instructional materials aimed to support preservice secondary mathematics teachers (PSMTs) examining student practices in technology-mediated environments. To develop design principles, we drew on the literature related to technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK; ), video cases as learning objects (), and professional noticing (). After presenting the design principles, we share a task created using these design principles. Finally, we share PSMTs’ reflections about changes in their own understanding after examining students’ practices. Their responses provide insights into the usefulness of the design principles for deepening PSMTs’ mathematical knowledge and knowledge of students’ understanding, thinking, and learning with technology.

Footnotes

This work was partially supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DUE 1820998 awarded to Middle Tennessee State University, Grant No. DUE 1821054 awarded to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and Grant No. DUE 1820967 awarded to East Carolina University. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed herein are those of the principal investigators and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

This article was guest-edited by Tom Dick, a former editorial panel member of MTE.

Contributor Notes

Jennifer N. Lovett, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN 37128

Allison W. McCulloch, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Lara K. Dick, Department of Mathematics, Bucknell University

Charity Cayton, Department of Mathematics, Science, and Instructional Technology Education, East Carolina University

(Corresponding author is Lovett Jennifer.Lovett@mtsu.edu)(Corresponding author is McCulloch allison.mcculloch@uncc.edu)(Corresponding author is Dick lara.dick@bucknell.edu)(Corresponding author is Cayton caytonc@ecu.edu)
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