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ERIC Number: EJ1110736
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Sep
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-8756-3894
The Substitution Augmentation Modification Redefinition (SAMR) Model: A Critical Review and Suggestions for Its Use
Hamilton, Erica R.; Rosenberg, Joshua M.; Akcaoglu, Mete
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, v60 n5 p433-441 Sep 2016
The Substitution, Augmentation, Modification, and Redefinition (SAMR) model is a four-level, taxonomy-based approach for selecting, using, and evaluating technology in K-12 settings (Puentedura 2006). Despite its increasing popularity among practitioners, the SAMR model is not currently represented in the extant literature. To focus the ongoing conversation regarding K-12 educators' understanding and implementation of technology, we provide a critical review of the SAMR model using theory and prior research. We focus on the absence of context, its hierarchical structure, and the emphasis placed on product over process and conclude with suggestions to guide educators' and researchers' technology integration efforts.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative; Information Analyses
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Elementary Education; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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