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The Learning Conference 2003

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Pre-Service Field Placement and Technology Integration: Integral Components of Teacher Education

Dr Judy Leavell.

The presentation will describe a ten-year progression in a college pre-service education program. Accompanying the field placement experiences is a continued evolution in student technology use and integration. The components of field experience and increased technology use are seen as integral to preparing future educators.


Dr Judy Leavell  (United States)
Associate Professor
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Southwest Texas State University

Dr. Leavell has been involved in education for 30 years as a first grade teacher, remedial/reading resource teacher, junior high school teacher and teacher education faculty member. Her current research focuses on teacher preparation, technology, reading instruction, and multicultural literature.

  • Pre-service Teacher Education
  • Field Placement
  • Technology

(30 min Conference Paper, English)