Pre-service and Beginning Teachers Rate the Utility of Virtual Museum Exhibits
The following paper will be published in the up-coming edition, #19(3) page 332-349, of the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education (JTATE)
Abstract: This study investigated criteria that 91 pre-service teachers used to evaluate award-winning virtual museum exhibits for future use in teaching. Individual differences affected ratings, including teaching experience, age and gender. A categorization of participants reasons for selection included audience level, site design and information quality. Implications for further research and incorporation of virtual museum resources in teaching are described.
Joan C. Nordbotten is Associate professor emerita at Department of Information Science and Media Studies - UiB.