Graduate Research Papers


Open Access Graduate Research Paper


Computer-assisted instruction; Educational technology;


Integrating technology into curriculum requires educators to have a working knowledge of using technology in the educational setting. However, technology integration is often an oversight in staff development. Educators are more likely to use technology to their full potential if a support system is in place and proper training of how to use technology in their classroom is available.

The purpose of this study was to investigate how educators use computers to enhance the learning experience for students. Educators from around the United States answered the request for sharing motivational ideas for incorporating computers into the classroom. These innovative activities are flexible and can be adjusted to fit the needs of educators, students, and curricula. The results from the investigation provide lesson ideas and connections to educators from across the country.

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Degree Name

Master of Arts


Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Sharon E. Smaldino


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