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ERIC Number: EJ1102467
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Apr
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-1303-6521
School Principals' Attitudes towards the Use of Technology: United Arab Emirates Technology Workshop
Serhan, Derar
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, v6 n2 p42-46 Apr 2007
The purpose of this study was to measure the effectiveness of an educational technology training workshop. The study investigated the attitudes of the participating school principals toward the use of technology in their schools and their willingness to advocate and support its use after attending the workshop. Also it investigated the advantages and challenges of using computers in schools. A questionnaire was developed and administered to 200 school principals in the United Arab Emirates. Results of this study revealed that principals had positive attitudes toward the use of technology in teaching and they are willing to support the use of technology in their schools. The principals indicated that they had learned from the workshop and that the workshop had motivated them to use new technologies in their schools.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Arab Emirates
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