Title: Deep-play: developing TPACK for 21st century teachers

Authors: Matthew J. Koehler; Punya Mishra; Emily C. Bouck; Michael DeSchryver; Kristen Kereluik; Tae Seob Shin; Leigh Graves Wolf

Addresses: Michigan State University, 509B Erickson Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA. ' Michigan State University, 509A Erickson Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA. ' Purdue University, 5146 BRNG Hall, 100 N. University St., West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA. ' Michigan State University, 3520 Vinewood Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, USA. ' Michigan State University, 3520 Vinewood Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546, USA. ' University of Central Missouri, 2208 Lovinger, University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, MO 64093, USA. ' Michigan State University, 509D Erickson Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA

Abstract: A key complication facing teachers who seek to integrate technology in their teaching is the fact that most technologies are not designed for educational purposes. Making a tool an educational technology requires creative input from the teacher to re-design, or maybe even subvert the original intentions of the designer. The learning technology by design (LT/D) framework has been proposed as being an effective instructional technique to develop deeper understanding of technological pedagogical content knowledge. In this paper we expand our description of the LT/D technique to develop what we call a deep-play model for teacher professional development. The deep-play model integrates: a) pedagogy for key 21st century learning skills; b) content that cuts across disciplines with trans-disciplinary cognitive tools; c) technology by the creative repurposing of tools for pedagogical purposes.

Keywords: technology integration; technological pedagogical content knowledge; TPACK; educational technology; creative input; re-design; learning technology by design; instructional techniques; deep-play models; learning skills; educational content; trans-disciplinary tools; cognitive tools; pedagogy; creative repurposing; teachers; teaching; professional development.

DOI: 10.1504/IJLT.2011.042646

International Journal of Learning Technology, 2011 Vol.6 No.2, pp.146 - 163

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 23 Sep 2011 *

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