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ERIC Number: EJ829257
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1059-0145
Faculty and Technology: Implications for Faculty Training and Technology Leadership
Keengwe, Jared; Kidd, Terry; Kyei-Blankson, Lydia
Journal of Science Education and Technology, v18 n1 p23-28 Feb 2009
The purpose of this study was to explore the factors affecting ICT adoption process and the implications for faculty training and technology leadership. Respondents represented a wide range of academic and professional positions. They identified themselves as Assistant, Associate, and Professor as well as Instructional Designer, Director of Technology, Information Manager, eLearning Manager, Assistant Department Chair, Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Consultant. The respondents identified Organizational Support, Leadership, Training and Development, and Resources as the predominate themes affecting Information and Communication Technology (ICT) adoption process in higher education. Evidence from this study offers insights on how higher education administrators and technology leaders could help their faculty and staff to implement appropriate ICT tools and practices to improve student learning.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: Administrators
Language: English
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