Diffusion, Technology Planning, Professional Development, for In-Service K-12 School Teachers
Joseph Bowman, Jr., Karen Swan, Marc Callender, S. Neal Currie, Aliya Holmes, Jennifer Richardson, University at Albany - State University of New York, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, ISBN 978-1-880094-33-4 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA
Diffusion and adoption of educational technology into schools around the country remains a critical issue. If technology is to be for instruction, in-service training and curriculum activities must be developed for teachers. This study uses the resources of a collaborative action research model to identify concerns, attitudes, models of training instruction, school culture, and modes of engagement for the technology diffusion process. Researchers integrate their finding with trainers and school districts to provide a participatory and interactive environment, where the research supports the design process and the design process is informed by the research.
Bowman, Jr., J., Swan, K., Callender, M., Currie, S.N., Holmes, A. & Richardson, J. (1999). Diffusion, Technology Planning, Professional Development, for In-Service K-12 School Teachers. In J. Price, J. Willis, D. Willis, M. Jost & S. Boger-Mehall (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 1999--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 617-622). Waynesville, NC USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).