Factors affecting technology integration in K-12 classrooms: A path model

Fethi A. Inan, Deborah L. Lowther

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Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine the direct and indirect effects of teachers' individual characteristics and perceptions of environmental factors that influence their technology integration in the classroom. A research-based path model was developed to explain causal relationships between these factors and was tested based on data gathered from 1,382 Tennessee public school teachers. The results provided significant evidence that the developed model is useful in explaining factors affecting technology integration and the relationships between the factors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-154
Number of pages18
JournalEducational Technology Research and Development
Volume58
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 2010

Keywords

  • Computer use
  • Computer use in education
  • Path model
  • Technology integration
  • Technology use

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