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ERIC Number: EJ768721
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 16
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 31
ISSN: ISSN-1539-1523
The Influence of Teachers' Technology Use on Instructional Practices
Rakes, Glenda C.; Fields, Valerie S.; Cox, Karee E.
Journal of Research on Technology in Education, v38 n4 p409-424 Sum 2006
This study investigated the relationship between technology use and skills and the use of constructivist instructional practices among teachers in rural schools. Teachers in this study responded to Moersch's instrument, the Levels of Technology Implementation (LoTi). The LoTi was administered to the fourth and eighth grade teachers in 11 school districts to determine if levels of classroom technology use and personal computer use predicted the use of constructivist instructional practices. Results indicate that there is a significant, positive relationship between both levels of classroom technology use and personal computer use and the use of constructivist instructional practices, with personal computer use being the strongest predictor. (Contains 3 tables and 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 4; Grade 8
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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