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ERIC Number: ED561738
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 123
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: 978-1-3034-3751-9
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Examining the Relationship among High-School Teachers' Technology Self-Efficacy, Attitudes towards Technology Integration, and Quality of Technology Integration
Gonzales, Stacey
ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, Northern Illinois University
This quantitative study explored the relationships among high-school teachers' (n = 74) technology self-efficacy, teachers' attitudes towards technology integration, and quality of teachers' technology integration into instruction. This study offered the unique perspectives of in-service high-school teachers as they have first-hand experience within the field of education as contributing educators. A survey tool was utilized to measure teachers' technology self-efficacy and attitudes towards technology. A rubric was used to score teachers' lesson plans in order to determine the quality of technology integration. The findings indicated there were relationships between teachers' levels of technology integration self-efficacy and the quality of their lesson plans (r = 0.41). There were also relationships between teachers' technology self-efficacy and their attitudes towards technology ( r = 0.61). There was also a relationship between teachers' attitudes and the quality of their technology integration (r = 0.26). Additionally, the findings indicated teachers who spend much time learning about technology integration have statistically significant higher self-efficacy than those who seek no out-of-district professional development experiences. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page: http://www.proquest.com/en-US/products/dissertations/individuals.shtml.]
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Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Doctoral Dissertations
Education Level: Secondary Education; High Schools
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Language: English
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