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Ipads For Stem Teachers: A Case Study On Perceived Usefulness, Perceived Proficiency, Intention To Adopt,And Integration In K-12 Instruction, Haihong Hu, Uma Garimella Jun 2014

Ipads For Stem Teachers: A Case Study On Perceived Usefulness, Perceived Proficiency, Intention To Adopt,And Integration In K-12 Instruction, Haihong Hu, Uma Garimella

Journal of Educational Technology Development and Exchange (JETDE)

With the rapidly growing popularity of mobile learning and the trend for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in the United States, there is an emergent need for up-to-date training on the use of mobile technologies for K-12 STEM teachers. This article will discuss the implementation of and results from an exploratory case study conducted within a summer professional development focused on cultivating teacher readiness for mobile learning on iPads in the STEM fields.


Impact Of Technology Interventions On Student Achievement In Rural Nigerian Schools, Aderonke Abosede Bello Jan 2014

Impact Of Technology Interventions On Student Achievement In Rural Nigerian Schools, Aderonke Abosede Bello

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

Increasing technology intervention in rural schools is still a herculean task, especially with the lack of adequate infrastructures and limited resources. The purpose of this quantitative, causal comparative study was to determine the impact of technology interventions on student achievement in rural Nigerian schools. The study explored the differences in student achievement in mathematics and English between technology and nontechnology schools and established a relationship between teachers' level of technology implementation and student achievement. The convenience sample comprised 2,369 examination scores in mathematics and English of Senior Secondary Level 2 (SS2) students and purposive sampling of 34 teachers who ...