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Technology Education that School Principals Want PROCEEDINGS

, , University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States ; , University of Texas at Austin, United States ; , , Texas A & M International University, United States ; , Clear Creek ISD, 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), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

School principals are called to be lifelong learners. The advancements of
technology require school leaders to participate in ongoing education to remain skilled
in and informed about technology usage. This article will first provide a literature
review discussing the need for continuing education in technology for school
administrators as lifelong learners. Secondly, it will discuss the types of technology
education principals want, based on data generated from 100 elementary, middle school,
and secondary principals. Thirdly, it will describe the types of software available to
meet technology needs of school leaders. Lastly, this article will discuss the
implications of this study in establishing professional development programs in
technology education for school leaders.

Citation

Kajs, L.T., Brott, P.E., Sanders, R.L., Willman, E., Alaniz, R. & Gomez, D.M. (1999). Technology Education that School Principals Want. In J. Price, J. Willis, D. Willis, M. Jost & S. Boger-Mehall (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (pp. 470-475). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).

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