ERIC Number: EJ877921
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Factors Affecting Technology Integration in K-12 Classrooms: A Path Model
Inan, Fethi A.; Lowther, Deborah L.
Educational Technology Research and Development, v58 n2 p137-154 Apr 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine the direct and indirect effects of teachers' individual characteristics and perceptions of environmental factors that influence their technology integration in the classroom. A research-based path model was developed to explain causal relationships between these factors and was tested based on data gathered from 1,382 Tennessee public school teachers. The results provided significant evidence that the developed model is useful in explaining factors affecting technology integration and the relationships between the factors.
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public School Teachers, Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Attitudes, Classroom Environment, Computer Uses in Education, Path Analysis, Correlation
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Tennessee