Social Studies Research and Practice
Volume 4, Number 2, Summer 2009
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About the Author(s)…
Colleen Call teaches in Lexington, Kentucky at a public high school. She is beginning her third year as a social studies educator and her second year in the International Baccalaureate Programme. Colleen is a past recipient of the James Madison Memorial Fellowship. Prior to earning her Master’s degree in education, Colleen served as an AmeriCorps member in Boston, MA. This is her second year participating in the Econocast project.
Kathleen Owings Swan is an Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Kentucky in the School of Education and a former high school social studies teacher. Her research includes examining strategies for training pre-service and in-service social studies teachers to effectively use educational technology in social studies instruction.
Mark Hofer is an Associate Professor in Educational Technology at the College of William & Mary in the School of Education and a former high school social studies teacher. He focuses on innovative ways to prepare pre-service teachers to transform teaching and learning with the appropriate use of technology and on exploring K-12 classroom applications of technology.
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