Educational Technology Research
Technology Findings in Public, Private, and Catholic Schools
Good overview of the market, with charts showing computer
intensity, internet access by poverty level, and location of
Technology Survey of Higher Education
Second annual survey includes numerous charts and trends on
technology use and purchases in higher education.
Model (CBAM) (http://www.isdc.org/CBAM.html)
This is a very brief introduction to a model that provides a
theoretical background for the type of staff development we need to
incorporate into our technology training in order to ensure long-term
adoption of the change.
Wide Technology Training Based on Stages of Concern
A good illustration of how to apply the Stages of Concern to
technology training. Short article.
Impact on Learning
A good summary of the major research results on technology in
learning. Includes print-based, as well as web-based information.
This classic report describes the factors involved in Engaged
Learning. The measurement tool for this is
with Profile Tool
(http://www.ncrtec.org/capacity/profile/profile.htm) which provides a
good way to assess and gather this information.
on The Effectiveness of Technology in Schools, '90-'97 is
available from the Software Publishers Association
(http://www.spa.org/publications/catalog/pg10.htm). Copies are free
to SPA members and $30 for educators. Check with your hardware or
software vendors, who are probably SPA members. This report cites all
of the relevant research in the 90's.
School Technology and Readiness
Report: From Pillars to Progress, published by the CEO Forum
(http://www.ceoforum.org) in 1997 provides one of the best guides to
looking at your technology. Includes the STAR Chart. You can download
a copy of the report or take the assessment online.
Educational Equity with Advanced Technology
(http://www.ibm.com/IBM/publicaffairs/education/index.html) is a
report from IBM. You can download it or read it online.
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