Open Access Graduate Research Paper
The number of computers in schools are growing daily. Today there are over 2.1 million computers in use in our nation's elementary, middle, and high schools, one computer for every thirty students (Henry, 1993). In 1988 $550 million was spent for computer hardware and $130 million for software in our nation's school systems (Schultz, Morrison, and Pruit, 1989). There is no longer a question of whether computers play an important role in our society; that is a known fact. The question now becomes how will educators react to the changing role of computers. What will they teach about technology and how will they teach it? Will teachers use this technology to merely improve the process of memorizing information or will they use it to improve learning and the thought process of their students?
Year of Submission
Master of Arts in Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Sharon E. Smaldino
Leigh E. Zeitz
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©1999 Richard Vettraino
Vettraino, Richard, "A Technology Survey of Teachers in a Midwestern School District" (1997). Graduate Research Papers. 1844.