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Mistaking the Tool for the Outcome: Using Activity System Theory to understand the Complexity of Teacher Technophobia
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1480–1487
The blame for the reputed failure of schools to embrace information and communication technologies (ICT) and the relegation of new technologies to the periphery of school life is frequently placed directly on the technophobic teacher. In this paper, ...
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual Vol. 2001, No. 1 (2001) pp. 175–192
This article reports on a study which interviewed 934 chil-dren ranging from 10 to 13 years of age about their owner-ship, use, and views of computer and video games. Computer games are viewed as an important part of the lives of children and we ...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2014 (Jun 23, 2014) pp. 1347–1360
This paper will report on the “wicked” problems encountered when designing an online course with bounded content in an unbounded learning environment. It will describe the dilemmas faced and decisions made by academics in an Australian university...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 65–84
Teacher technophobia is analyzed using an activity systems framework and we contend that technophobic teachers make the mistake of confusing and collapsing the tool into the object thereby figuratively altering the geometry of the classic activity...
Iain Doherty; Margaret Hansen; Lloyd McCann; George Oosthuizen; Karina McHardy; Sam Greig; Tom Pasley; John Windsor
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 5865–5870
This paper reports on a research project conducted at the Advanced Clinical Skills Centre, University of Auckland, to determine whether the provision of a carefully engineered integrated virtual reality simulator for male and female urinary catheter ...