Share Paper: A Case Study of Teacher Instructional Technology Integration Practices

  1. LaTricia Townsend, North Carolina State University, United States
  2. Jessica Huff, North Carolina State University, United States
  3. Elizabeth Halstead, North Carolina State University, United States
Tuesday, March 8 4:00-4:30 PM Two Rivers

Abstract: The need to effectively integrate instructional technology into K-12 education persists across the nation. This case study investigated the evolution teacher instructional technology integration methodologies. Teachers (n=8) across several grade levels and subject areas were followed over the course of one year to ascertain changes in instructional practices. The teachers were employed in schools participating in a grant-funded, comprehensive technology integration program being implemented in 31 schools across a southeastern state. Data from multiple classroom observations, lesson and unit plans, interviews, a demographic survey, and student achievement results were collected and analyzed. Preliminary analyses suggest the types of technology employed ...