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ERIC Number: EJ1138816
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Mar
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2164-0246
The Influence of Technology on Teaching Practices at a Catholic School
Swallow, Meredith J. C.
Journal of Catholic Education, v20 n2 Article 7 Mar 2017
Supporting 21st century skill development calls for necessary changes in teaching practices to encourage contemporary learning outcomes. Research points toward technology integration as a catalyst for supporting shifting pedagogies necessary to enhance learning. As many Catholic educators and leaders are attempting to re-shape Catholic school learning for the 21st century, the Catholic school context provides a unique opportunity to understand technology integration and teaching practices. To address the need of understanding the development of teaching practices of Catholic educators in a digital age, this qualitative multiple-case study examines teaching practices of four middle-level Catholic school educators during a one-to-one technology initiative. Individual and cross-case analysis of the data revealed two considerable themes with regard to technology and 21st century thinking and enactment: shifting classroom dynamics influenced pedagogical approaches; and content played a central role in technology integration and instruction
Loyola Marymount University. School of Education 1 LMU Drive, University Hall Suite 1760, Los Angles, CA 90045. e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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