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Faculty Development In Instructional Technology: A Multiple Case Study, Robson Moura Marinho Jan 2010

Faculty Development In Instructional Technology: A Multiple Case Study, Robson Moura Marinho

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Employing the descriptive multiple case study method, this qualitative study explores the experiences of ten faculty members involved in learning about technology at a Major Pubic University in the United States. Participants shed light on the learning process in instructional technology by sharing their personal experiences, perspectives, ideas and behaviors. This paper summarizes the results of the study, making comparisons with related literature, and then discussing its practical implications and recommendations for faculty development. The findings indicate the need of a more holistic approach to faculty development programs in instructional technology.


Perceptions Of Technology Use In Rural And Urban Pennsylvania High Schools, Brenda M. Freeman Jan 2008

Perceptions Of Technology Use In Rural And Urban Pennsylvania High Schools, Brenda M. Freeman

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Purpose

Policy makers are implementing standards and developing guidelines for integrating technology into K-12 schools. With this in mind, the integration of technology into curriculum is an ever-growing point of discussion among high-school education professionals. Technology uses in teaching and learning present significant issues in educational reform literature. Rather than trying to describe the impact of all technologies as if they were the same, this study focuses on the differences in the ways technologies are being used in the classroom as well as the role technology played in instruction. There is also a need to investigate whether or not student ...