Share Paper: Differences among students, teachers, and administrators on the quality and effectiveness of technology integration.

  1. Ben Smith, Towson University, United States
Wednesday, March 9 2:00-2:30 PM Evergreen

Abstract: Teachers and administrators do not possess similar views on the definition, level and quality of technology integration taking place in schools. This paper examines how students, teachers and administrators define technology integration. Although both groups use similar terms in their definition, there is a variance in how each group believes technology is being used. Administrators place a greater value than teachers or students on the use of particular technologies and the expected types of learning activities. The results show that administrators, teachers and students do agree on the types of activities that should and actually take place. However there is ...