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ERIC Number: ED557291
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Jul
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
ISBN: 978-989-8704-08-5
ISSN: N/A
Technology, Gender Attitude, and Software, among Middle School Math Instructors
Okeke, Godwin N.
International Association for Development of the Information Society, Paper presented at the International Conference e-Learning 2014. Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems (Lisbon, Portugal, Jul 15-19, 2014)
Technology has gained a firm stronghold in society as well as modern classroom. Students are assumed to have a natural aptitude for computers. Over the past decades, educational websites have appeared to be "interactive" and "to make learning fun". This study employed quantitative method of research using 8th grade instructors from South East Dallas Texas school district. Data was collected via Microsoft Excel and SPSS computation. The survey instrument tested for internal consistency and reliability. The seven Likert scale items tested nine variables for Pearson correlation. A t-test detected non-significance at the p > 0.05 level of probability indicating that male teachers seldom use technology to teach math than their female colleagues. A second t-test showed a significant difference at p < 0.05 level for difference between younger math teachers (male and female) versus their older counterparts. [For the complete proceedings, see ED557189.]
International Association for the Development of the Information Society. e-mail: secretariat@iadis.org; Web site: http://www.iadisportal.org
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 8; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Elementary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas