The Impact of Ubiquitous Computing in the Internet Age: How Middle School Teachers Integrated Wireless Laptops in the Initial Stages of Implementation Article
Kathleen Burns, MacMurray College, United States ; Joseph Polman, University of Missouri - St. Louis, United States
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Volume 14, Number 2, ISSN 1059-7069 Publisher: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, Chesapeake, VA
This study investigated teacher experiences that emerged as
a result of the introduction of wireless technology that placed
personal laptops in the hands of every student in their classrooms.
Five themes emerged as major factors during the
transition to the effective use of ubiquitous technology in the
classroom and its positive effects on teachers, including administrative
expectations, knowledge acquisition, methods of
teaching, teacher/student relationships, and teacher/teacher
Burns, K. & Polman, J. (2006). The Impact of Ubiquitous Computing in the Internet Age: How Middle School Teachers Integrated Wireless Laptops in the Initial Stages of Implementation. Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 14(2), 363-385. Chesapeake, VA: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education.
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