Educational Change Models

In the information based society the rate of change is very rapid. Often our perception about the world changes when we encounter new information, systems or experiences. Educators encounter different types of changes to meet the needs of students and society. Now the question educators, administers and policymakers is asking — how to deal with the change? To guide the change, Ellsworth (2000) presents a list of classical educational change models. Continue reading Educational Change Models

Concern Theory in the Adoption of Educational Technology Research

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Concern Theory in Educational Technology Research Compiled from Newhouse, 2001

Reference

Newhouse, C. Paul. (2001). Applying the Concerns-based Adoption Model to Research on Computers in Classrooms. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 33(5).

Successful Technology Integration

Successful Technology Integration
Successful Technology Integration

References

Fuller, F. F. (1969). Concerns of teachers: A developmental conceptualization. American Educational Research Journal, 6(2), 207–226. doi:10.3102/00028312006002207

Hall, G. E., & Hord, S. M. (2011). Implementing change : patterns, principles, and potholes. Boston: Pearson Education.

Vaughan, W. (2002). Professional Development and the Adoption and Implementation of New Innovations: Do Teacher Concerns Matter? 6(5). IEJLL: International Electronic Journal for Leadership in Learning, 6(0). Retrieved from