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, Volume 60, Issue 1, pp 48–55 | Cite as

Online Collaborative Mentoring for Technology Integration in Pre-Service Teacher Education

Original Paper

Abstract

The Mentored Innovation Model is an online collaborative mentoring model developed in Hungary to help teachers integrate technology in their classrooms in meaningful ways. It combines an online modular approach of formal pedagogical ICT training with an informal online community experience of sharing, developing and critiquing of shared learning resources during teacher education coursework. In this article we describe its implementation with pre-service teachers to support them with technology integration in their teaching. We then discuss the usefulness of the model for teacher education based on the results of a technology self-efficacy and mentoring satisfaction survey with 116 pre-service teachers.

Keywords

Collaborative mentoring Pre-service teacher education Technology integration 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Teaching and LearningCentral European UniversityBudapestHungary
  2. 2.School of Teaching and LearningUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA

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