Primary education

Factors affecting school teachers’ perceptions of the instructional benefits of educational digital media

This study aims to identify the factors that affect primary and secondary school teachers’ perceptions of the potential benefits of digital media for teaching and learning in schools. Various studies have shown that when teachers believe that the use …

Technology use for teaching and learning

Our main aim is to categorise the different uses teachers and students make of ICT as a teaching and learning tool in technology-rich classrooms. A questionnaire about possible uses was developed following the guidelines provided by the literature …

Internet, escola i comunitat en el trànsit cap a la Societat Xarxa. La incorporació d’internet al sistema educatiu de Catalunya per al desenvolupament comunitari

Durant els darrers anys, hi ha hagut un gran interès en el procés d’introducció de les tecnologies de la informació i de la comunicació (TIC) a les escoles. Tot i que la majoria dels esforços s’han dirigit a l’estudi de la seva incorporació als …

Online community building in classrooms and schools: Using the internet to extend teachers’ face-to-face community practices

Using a digital inequality approach, this study analyses the introduction of the internet into teachers’ daily activity in order to support and enhance community building in classrooms and schools. Two thousand one hundred and sixty-three (2,163) …

La introducción de las TIC en el sistema educativo español (2000-2010): Un análisis comparado de las políticas autonómicas desde una perspectiva multinivel

La convergencia de políticas para la introducción de las TIC en las escuelas españolas supone un reto al tener que considerar diferentes regulaciones, presupuestos y calendarios autonómicos. El propósito de este artículo es examinar las políticas …

Factors affecting school teachers’ perceptions of the instructional benefits of digital technology

The potential benefits of digital technology for teaching and learning in schools have been extensively characterized in the academic literature. However, little is known about the factors that affect teachers’ perceptions of these benefits. This …

Institutional Factors and Teacher Characteristics Affecting Classroom Technology Use: Evidence from a nationally-representative sample in Spain

Objectives, purposes and theoretical frameworks. The innovative use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in education is still the domain of a relatively small number of teachers, especially outside the ...

Examining the influence of ICT-related school and teacher conditions in teachers’ perceived effectiveness of digital technology

Background. Little is known about the factors that affect teachers’ perceptions of the benefits of technology for teaching and learning in schools. This state of affairs is problematic since we know that teachers’ perceptions ...

What factors affect teachers’ professional use of ICT outside the classroom? Evidence from Spain

Background: In the recent years there has been wide interest in the implementation of the ICT in educational institutions. Most of the research conducted to date on this topic highlights how ICTs reconfigure classroom practice ...

Teachers' perceptions of factors affecting the educational use of ICT in technology-rich classrooms

The purpose of this study is to identify the main factors that influence teachers’ decision-making regarding the educational use of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) in technology-rich classrooms.