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Open Access Graduate Research Paper

Keywords

Educational technology; Educational innovations; Instructional systems; Teaching -- Aids and devices;

Abstract

Due to unique pressure to improve student engagement and academic achievement, integrating technology has become the focus of much analysis. This paper reviews thirty peer-reviewed journal articles, which discuss the effects of integrating technology into K- 12 classrooms. This review examines the traits of Millennial students, which social media technology have an impact on student achievement and engagement, and what problems might occur with this integration of the technologies. Final discussions indicate that various technology initiatives have great potential to engage students. However, further research is needed to determine if using certain social media technology will improve student academic achievement.

Date of Award

2012

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Leigh E. Zeitz

Comments

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Date Original

2012

Object Description

1 PDF file (iv, 35 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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