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ERIC Number: EJ1071151
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jul
Pages: 29
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 52
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0731-9258
Assessing New Zealand High School Science Teachers' Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge
Owusu, Kofi Acheaw; Conner, Lindsey; Astall, Chris
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, v34 n3 p345-373 Jul 2015
Technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) is the knowledge required for effective technology integration in teaching. In this study, New Zealand high school science teachers' TPACK was assessed through an online survey. The data and its analysis revealed that New Zealand's high school science teachers in general had a high perception of their understanding of TPACK and its related constructs. Science teachers had high mean scores on all the constructs of technological knowledge. This indicated that science teachers in New Zealand perceived themselves as being able to teach with technology effectively. Correlation analysis revealed that all six constructs correlated significantly with TPCK. Multiple and stepwise regression analyses revealed that TPK and TCK made statistically significant unique contributions to TPCK.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Secondary Education; High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New Zealand