Barbara Vokatis & Jianwei Zhang Publish an Article in International Journal

Barbara Vokatis (Elementary Education and Reading Department) and her colleague from SUNY Albany, Jianwei Zhang, published an article titled The Professional Identity of Three Innovative Teachers Engaging in Sustained Knowledge Building Using Technology in an international journal, Frontline Learning Research. This study characterizes the professional identity of three elementary school teachers who have productively engaged in inquiry-based classroom practice using knowledge building pedagogy and Knowledge Forum, a collaborative online environment. Grounded theory analysis of teacher interviews, supplemented with field observations, highlights five distinctive features of the teachers’ identity. The article can be accesed through the following link: http://journals.sfu.ca/flr/index.php/journal/article/view/223/289