TITLE

Factors Determining Elementary Teachers' Use of Computers

AUTHOR(S)
Franklin, Cheryl A.
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Principal;Jan/Feb2008, Vol. 87 Issue 3, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information from research on computer use in U.S. elementary schools. Results indicate that elementary-school teachers use computers more for administrative and preparatory work than for instructional activities with children. The author explains that lack of teacher preparation is a main factor hindering instructional use and describes her own longitudinal study of the topic. Other factors affecting computer use are reported to include availability, leadership, and time.
ACCESSION #
28012454

 

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