Open Access Graduate Research Paper
Demonstrating an impact on student learning due to technology innovations is extremely important in K-12 education. Billions of dollars have been spent on technology in education in the past several years. Stakeholders are demanding to know if this investment is impacting student learning and achievement. However, the assessment of technology in K-12 education is complicated due to the changing nature of technology and all of the variables involved in education. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the rationale for evaluating technology.in education, analyze the issues involved in evaluation, review current research on the impact of technology on student learning, and discuss guidelines for effective assessment of technology in K-12 education.
Year of Submission
Master of Arts
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Terri Lynn McDonald
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c2003 M. Ann Nicholson
Nicholson, M. Ann, "Evaluating the effectiveness of technology on learning in K-12 education" (2003). Graduate Research Papers. 1274.