A Study of How Technology Teacher Using Internet Searching Engine for Lesson Plans
Rong-Jui Fong, NKNU, Taiwan ; K.h. Lo, Hung-Jen Yang, S.F. Chaw, N.K.N.U., Taiwan ; Jui-Chen Yu, National Science & Technology Museum, Taiwan ; Yi-Shian Jong, N.K.N.U., Taiwan
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-44-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA
The purpose of this study was to identify how technology teacher using Internet searching engine for initiating and updating their lesson plan. An investigation research method was applied for this study.
There were two phases in this research. In the first phase, an on line recording system for browsing path, screen images and operating video was setup for technology teachers who were experienced searching engine users. By reviewing recorded data the goals, procedures and functions of using Internet searching engine for lesson plan were drawn. In the second phase, a investigating tool was design based on the result of the first phase. Questionnaires were delivered to random sampled technology teachers for collecting data. The statistical process was followed for analyzing collected data.
Conclusion of research problem was drawn from the analysis result. Based on the result of data analysis of both phases, a portal type environment of technology teacher professional searching engine for lesson plans was discussed and suggested.
Fong, R.J., Lo, K.h., Yu, J.C. & Jong, Y.S. (2002). A Study of How Technology Teacher Using Internet Searching Engine for Lesson Plans. In D. Willis, J. Price & N. Davis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2002--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2375-2376). Nashville, Tennessee, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).