ERIC Number: EJ935865
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
Understanding Technology Literacy: A Framework for Evaluating Educational Technology Integration
Davies, Randall S.
TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, v55 n5 p45-52 Sep 2011
Federal legislation in the United States currently mandates that technology be integrated into school curricula because of the popular belief that learning is enhanced through the use of technology. The challenge for educators is to understand how best to teach with technology while developing the technological expertise of their students. This article outlines a framework of technological literacy designed to help educators understand, evaluate, and promote effective and appropriate technology integration.
Descriptors: Expertise, Federal Legislation, Technology Integration, Appropriate Technology, Educational Technology, Program Evaluation, Evaluation Criteria, Educational Policy, Technological Literacy
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A