Share Paper: Comparing How Teachers use Technology and Teacher Education Programs Prepare Teachers to use Technology

  1. Anne Ottenbreit-Leftwich, Indiana University, United States
  2. Thomas Brush, Indiana University, United States
Wednesday, March 9 1:30 PM-2:00 PM Two Rivers

Abstract: Abstract: The purpose of this study was to investigate how teachers are prepared to use technology in their classrooms, and what experiences or topics impact the things that teachers do in their classrooms. The research questions for this study were (1) What are the perceptions of technology experiences included in teacher preparation programs to prepare teachers to use technology, and (2) What are the perceptions of technology topics included in teacher preparation programs to prepare teachers to use technology? The study used a two-part exploratory survey method utilizing two online questionnaires. Participants included teacher education programs with four-year initial licensure ...