Factors Related to Teacher Use of Technology in Secondary Geometry Instruction
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Albert Strickland, David Coffland, Idaho State University, United States
JCMST Volume 23, Number 4, ISSN 07319258 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA
Abstract
This survey sought to identify variables related to teacher use of technology in secondary level geometry classrooms in southeastern Idaho. The primary variables examined in the study were teacher technology awareness, teacher attitude toward technology, teacher technology training, and teacher computer use for instruction. This study also tested for associations between these primary variables and principal attitude toward technology and a selected group of demographic variables: geometry teaching experience, number of sections of geometry taught, college mathematics major, and computer lab access. Four significant relationships were found. An inverse relationship was found between teacher computer use and the number of geometry sections taught. Direct relationships were found between teacher attitude and both teacher technology awareness and principal attitude. Finally, a direct relationship between type of teacher training and teacher instructional computer use was reported.
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Strickland, A. & Coffland, D. (2004). Factors Related to Teacher Use of Technology in Secondary Geometry Instruction. Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 23(4), 347365. Norfolk, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved February 23, 2020 from https://www.learntechlib.org/primary/p/21757/.
© 2004 Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
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