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Online Field Experience - An Innovation in Globalizing Teacher Education
Dr. Jiang Tan, Assistant Professor, Department of Secondary Education and Educational Technology, SUNY College, Oneonta, NY; Dr. Daqi Li, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Counseling and Special Education, SUNY College at Oneonta NY
A challenge faced by online graduate students who are also in-service teachers is to complete the field experience hours required by their degree plans. This action research explored the effectiveness of an online field experience, which was tested in a globalized teacher education setting.
Supporting the 21st Century Effects of Music Performance With Technology
Dana L. Smerda-Mason, Ed.D. Candidate, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
It is possible through high school band to prepare students for the 21st Century under authentic assessment guidelines through the use of technology in the music performance curriculum. The combination of music performance and technology helps students gain more experience working with useful contemporary skills, reinforcing them regularly and being prepared for successful contribution in the workforce on a daily basis. This fusion can help bridge the gap of understanding through common use of technology and authentic assessment, while giving students experience with 21st Century skills that they need to be competitive in their future.