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Joffrion, Cynthia L. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
The implementation of instructional technology innovations in the United States high schools is influenced by many factors. In order to facilitate successful implementation of video conferencing in the classroom, school administrators must be aware of teacher concerns. The primary goal of this quantitative study was to investigate the concerns of…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, High Schools, Adoption (Ideas), Educational Technology
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Liu, Yuliang; Szabo, Zsuzsanna – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2009
This trend study was designed to examine a current trend and pattern, as well as a development of teachers' concerns about technology integration in the curriculum. The study was conducted by repeated cross-sectional studies, applying the same research instrument to different samples of subjects at different points, over a period of four years…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Teacher Attitudes, Computer Attitudes
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Perkins, Robert; McKnight, Margaret L. – Computers in the Schools, 2005
One of the latest uses of technology gaining popular status in education is the WebQuest, a process that involves students using the World Wide Web to solve a problem. The goals of this project are to: (a) determine if teachers are using WebQuests in their classrooms; (b) ascertain whether teachers feel WebQuests are effective for teaching…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Uses in Education
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Ward, John R.; West, Lillie S.; Isaak, Troy J. – Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 2002
Describes a mentoring program for preservice teachers that focused on the use of the Internet for teaching and learning. Discusses use of the Concerns-Based Adoption Model, which describes three developmental phases of concerns regarding innovation and change; and the Stages of Concern Questionnaire and its validity for preservice teachers.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Internet, Measurement Techniques
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Gershner, Vera T.; Snider, Sharla L. – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2001
Describes technology integration into the curriculum in a Texas school district. Discusses teacher training and explains measurement techniques, including Concerns Based Adoption Model for changes related to Internet use, the Innovation Configuration (use of the Internet), Stages of Concern Questionnaire for attitude changes, and Levels of Use for…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Curriculum Development, Educational Change
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Chen, Ming-Puu – Educational Media International, 1999
Examines the type of innovation-decision (authority-decision versus optional decision) and type of intervention (concern-based versus non-concern-based) on arousing educators' concerns toward the Internet. Results suggest that authority-decision is more effective than optional-decision and concern-based intervention more effective than…
Descriptors: Computer Anxiety, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education
Snider, Sharla L.; Gershner, Vera T. – 1999
This progress report delineates processes and procedures in assessing changes in teacher attitudes and behaviors as they utilize the Internet for the first time in curriculum development and delivery. The setting is a north Texas rural district serving 1,320 students. The sample included 66 teachers in the middle school and high school.…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education
Rudden, Jane F.; Mallery, Anne L. – 1996
A study examined the effects of instruction in the use of the Internet and prior computer experience on the concerns preservice teachers have about the use of technology in teaching. Subjects were 53 college sophomores, all elementary education majors and members of classes studying the foundations of reading. Participants were surveyed using the…
Descriptors: Computer Attitudes, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Matthew, Kathryn I.; Parker, Randall; Wilkinson, Lamar – 1998
The purpose of this study was to determine faculty concerns about the changes in technology at Louisiana Tech University, specifically faculty office computers with Internet access. Participants were the 41 faculty members in the College of Education. The Stages of Concern Questionnaire (SoCQ) and the Faculty Development Technology Workshop Survey…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Change