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Building A Culture Of Innovation: A Case Study In Digital Integration, Anthony H. Vonbank Jan 2013

Building A Culture Of Innovation: A Case Study In Digital Integration, Anthony H. Vonbank

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This case study dissertation examines the implementation of digital technology in a mid-sized public school district in southern Minnesota. The methodology involved unstructured interviews and close observation of several teachers, administrators and related staff in the junior-senior high building. These observations were presented in informative vignettes that help to tell the story of the culture of innovation in this school, as well as highlight some of the implementation strategies that aid this school and district in meeting its goal to meet all learners in a 21st century society. The study identifies common barriers such as staff resistance, funding, and technology ...