TITLE

Stakeholder Perceptions of the Use and Value of Computers and Technology in an Elementary School Setting

AUTHOR(S)
Petty, Pamela
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
International Journal of Business, Humanities & Technology;Mar2012, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The purpose of this study was to describe the status of classroom computer use at an elementary (K-6) school with a population of 676 students in a rural county in the mid-south. A further purpose of the study included examining and describing the patterns of beliefs or attitudes toward the use of technology in education and the skill levels necessary for use. Teachers, administrators, and parents within one school were observed and surveyed offering qualitative and quantitative data in order to make recommendations regarding the direction of technological development for the school and determining the types of training needed.
ACCESSION #
79967616

 

Related Articles

  • ILK�GRETIM BEsINCI SINIF �GRENCILERININ OKUDUGUNU ANLAMA BECERILERI VE OKUMAYA ILIsKIN TUTUMLARI ARASINDAKI... Karabay, Aysg�l; Kusdemir Kayiran, Bilge // Cukurova University Faculty of Education Journal;2010, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p110 

    The basic aim of this study is to determine whether or not there is a relationship between 5th grade students' reading comprehension and their attitudes towards reading. The survey was performed at a state elementary school in �ukurova, ADANA during the spring term of 2008-2009. The...

  • Ä°LKÖĞRETÄ°M OKULLARINDA GÖREV YAPAN SINIF ÖĞRETMENLERÄ°NÄ°N HÄ°ZMET İÇİ EĞİTÄ°M Ä°HTÄ°YAÇLARI. ERGİN, İsmet; AKSEKİ, Bekir; DENİZ, Ebru // Electronic Journal of Social Sciences;2012, Vol. 11 Issue 42, p55 

    The aim of this study is to determine the needs of class teachers working at elementary schools. The study was conducted at 15 elementary schools that are subordinate to the Ministry of National Education in the city center of Ankara, during the fall term of 2008-2009 School Year. The...

  • Hoover Elementary Turns to LeapFrog SchoolHouse. Mollin, Gaetana // T H E Journal;Sep2005, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p48 

    Presents an article about the use of the interactive books produced by LeapFrog SchoolHouse at Hoover Elementary School in Calumer City, Illinois in 2005. Importance of the tools to the reading skills of the students; Suitability of the books for LeapPad and Quantum Pad personal learning tools;...

  • TXE KOLSTAD.  // Tech & Learning;Jun2014, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p36 

    The article focuses on Txe Kolstad, a computer instructor at Templeton Elementary School in Templeton, California and one of the four winners of the journal's 2014 Leader of the Year contest. It mentions how Kolstad has created a differentiated technology experience for every students based on...

  • Tablet PCs: The write Approach. Milner, Jacob // T H E Journal;Apr2006, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p20 

    Focuses on the use of pen-based table personal computers in several schools in the U.S. The Lenovo ThinkPad X41 tablet computers had transformed the way teachers did their jobs at Saint Mary's School in Raleigh, California. At San Onofre Elementary School in San Clemente, California, the...

  • THE EFFECTS OF SMART CLASSROOMS ON THE HIGH EDUCATION STUDENTS' ATTITUDES. Sevindik, Tuncay; Gürol, Mehmet // e-Journal of New World Sciences Academy (NWSA);2009, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p612 

    Smart classrooms are the concept that shows great progress in the recent 10 years of education technology world. This concept evaluated among the distance education systems has its problems about conceptual misunderstandings and what kind of hardware content it should have. In this research, the...

  • Innovation Practices in Elementary School Science and Technology Course and Their Effects on Students. Kavacık, Levent; Yelken, Tugba Yanpar; Sürmeli, Hikmet // Education & Science / Egitim ve Bilim;2015, Vol. 40 Issue 180, p247 

    The purpose of this study is to investigate effect of innovative projects that groups attended on students' achievement, creativity, academic self concept and attitudes towards Science and Technology course. 67 sixth grade primary school students participated in this study. For this study the...

  • A NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY TO INVESTIGATE PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS' KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCES AND PERCEPTIONS ABOUT PREPARATION TO USING EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES. Koc, Mustafa; Bakir, Nesrin // Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology;Jan2010, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p13 

    This paper reports the results of a needs assessment survey that was conducted to find out pre-service teachers' background knowledge, experiences and perceptions about their preparation for technology integration at a university in the Middle East USA. A questionnaire with both closed and...

  • VYUŽÍVÁNÍ INFORMAÄŒNÍCH A KOMUNIKAÄŒNÍCH TECHNOLOGIÍ PŘI EDUKACI ŽÁKÅ® SE SPECIÁLNÍMI VZDÄšLÁVACÍMI POTŘEBAMI. Meier, Miroslav // Media4u Magazine;2013, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p71 

    The article presents part of the results of the project Education of pupils with special educational needs and information and communication technology. Attention is devoted to information and communication technologies in the education of pupils with special educational needs at elementary schools.

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