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Are we there yet? The journey of ICT integration PROCEEDINGS

, University of Southern Queensland, Australia ; , Newtown State School, Australia

AACE Award

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Atlanta, GA, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-52-5 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

Abstract: "Are we there yet, are we there yet, how much longer?" This plea can be heard from teachers throughout the world. The ICT integration pioneers beam at the thought of what's next, however the middle and late adopters shudder at the thought of what is coming next and wonder if and when they are going to get there, wherever there is? This differentiating attitude in ICT integration can be attributed to the teachers' personal confidence in using ICTs. This paper explores the ICT integration journey of teacher's from 10 provincial primary schools in Queensland, Australia. It will examine the teachers' past and present attitudes toward the integration of ICTs in their classrooms and attempt to predict their future attitudes. Participants will also be invited to discuss attitudes towards ICT integration from their perspective.

Citation

Redmond, P. & Brown, K. (2004). Are we there yet? The journey of ICT integration. In R. Ferdig et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (pp. 1001-1008). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.

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