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Elementary Principals as Technology Instructional Leaders
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, Towson University, United States

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-66-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

Technology in schools has become quite commonplace. It is essential that principals possess knowledge and proficiency in technology skills and technology integration in order to be effective instructional leaders. As the critical issues transform from access to effectively integrating technology into curriculum, there has been little research and discussion concerning the extent to which technology leadership behaviors identified in the NETS-A standards from ISTE are being implemented in elementary schools. The purpose of this study is to determine to what extent elementary principals employ behaviors that support their role as a technology instructional leader, using the framework of NETS-A Technology Standards for Administrators from ISTE. This study informs professional development needs in regards to technology skills and technology integration of principals. A conceptual framework of what encompasses effective technology leadership in elementary schools is presented.

Citation

Macaulay, L. (2008). Elementary Principals as Technology Instructional Leaders. In C. Bonk, M. Lee & T. Reynolds (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2008--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 2952-2957). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved July 23, 2019 from .

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