TITLE

Personality Indicators and Emergency Permit Teachers' Willingness to Embrace Technology

AUTHOR(S)
Chambers, Sharon M.; Hardy, James C.; Smith, Brenda J.; Sienty, Sarah F.
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Instructional Psychology;Sep2003, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p185
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
As a result of innovative technologies designed to enhance learning, today's teachers must learn to incorporate the newer technologies into instructional strategies. The present study examined the impact of certain personality types and secondary education teachers' inclination to use technology. A sample of 200 Emergency Permit teachers were surveyed using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and a questionnaire designed to determine willingness to use technology. A one-way ANOVA test was applied to group means. Findings indicate that intuitive/thinking types of personalities were more likely to use technology in teaching while the sensory/feeling types were the least likely.
ACCESSION #
10954975

 

Related Articles

  • The Effects of Using Educational Technology in Private Secondary Schools of Karachi, Pakistan. Fai, Waqar-un-Nisa; Shakil, Anila Fatima; Sidra-tul-Muntaha // International Journal of Academic Research in Business & Social ;Apr2013, Vol. 3 Issue 4, p163 

    This study shows the effects of using educational technology in private secondary school of Karachi. This study was done through survey. The population of this study was consisting on both students and teachers of private secondary school. One hundred respondents including 30 teachers and 70...

  • Teachers' Beliefs and Practices in Technology-based Classrooms: A Developmental View. Levin, Tamar; Wadmany, Rivka // Journal of Research on Technology in Education;Winter2006, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p157 

    This paper reports on an exploratory, longitudinal study that analyzes and interprets the evolution of teachers' beliefs regarding learning, teaching, and technology, and their instructional practices, in the context of integrating technology-based information-rich tasks in six 4th-6th grade...

  • NEWS.  // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Nov1970, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p600 

    This article presents news briefs related to learning disability. One of the snippets reports that the Council for Exceptional Children has announced its first Special Conference on Instructional Technology in Special Education at the San Antonio Convention Center, Texas, December 1-5, 1970. The...

  • The Impact of a NCLB-EETT Funded Professional Development Program on Teacher Self-Efficacy and Resultant Implementation. Overbaugh, Richard; Lu, Ruiling // Journal of Research on Technology in Education;Fall2008, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p43 

    In response to the need to train teachers to effectively integrate technology into elementary and secondary education, a teacher professional development program funded by a federal grant provided a selection of instructional technology integration courses to K-12 teachers. This study...

  • Tracing the Construction of Mathematical Activity with an Advanced Graphing Calculator to Understand the Roles of Technology Developers, Teachers and Students. Hillman, Thomas // International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education;2014, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p37 

    This article examines mathematical activity with digital technology by tracing it from its development through its use in classrooms. Drawing on material-semiotic approaches from the field of Science and Technology Studies, it examines the visions of mathematical activity that developers had for...

  • The Danger of the Downward Spiral: Teachers and Digital Literacy. Stockman, Caroline; Truyen, Fred // Proceedings of the European Conference on e-Learning;2011, p811 

    Results from two surveys taken in secondary schools throughout Belgium and the UK, and many individual findings in existing literature, point towards the fact that there are not only a number of factors influencing the successful implementation of educational technology, but also that the power...

  • ISTRAŽIVANJE EFIKASNOSTI PRIMJENE BLENDED LEARNING SUSTAVA U NASTAVI INFORMATIKE U SREDNJEM OBRAZOVANJU. Buzađija, Nevzudin // Zivot i Skola;2009, Issue 22, p50 

    In the secondary-school education in Bosnia und Herzegovina IT is mainly being taken into the system of teaching by elemental what in no way seems good, becouse there is no effects that students should overcome with knowledge and skills of using computers and softwares necessary for work in...

  • Technology on the U.S./Mexico Border: Improving Teaching, Improving Learning. Burns, Mary; Martinez, Danny; Abrego, Patricia // Multimedia Schools;Oct2003, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p34 

    Deals with the adoption of technology by high school teachers in Texas through the Active Learning with Technology (ALT) professional development model, as of October 2003. Background on the concept of ALT; Factors which contributed to the success of the program; Challenges in the...

  • BHS Students Learn in High Tech Environment.  // Trammel Trace Tribune (Tatum, TX);9/7/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 36, p1 

    The article reports that students at the Beckville High School who are taking Spanish course for the 2006-2007 school year will also be learning long distance from a teacher from Austin, Texas, about implementing a high technology program. It states that the administration came up with the idea...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics