There is no unified view about how teachers' integration of information and communication technology (ICT) should be measured. While many instruments have focused on the technological aspects, recent studies have suggested teachers' pedagogical considerations, professional development, and emerging ethical and safety issues should be included when assessing… (More)
The goal of an LMS, devised by a growing number of universities, is to offer faculty instructional support. The actual use of these programs, however, suggests thatsupport is elusive. An experience at National Taiwan University illustrates how a university can increase faculty usage through better LMS design.
—Interest in science and engineering starts early. Opportunities need to be available for students to nourish their budding curiosity. In order to provide educational opportunities on the cutting edge of advanced technology, In about two years, 169 schools participated in five regional programs. The teachers began the program knowing little about… (More)
Despite a steady supply of equipment and continuous training, teachers' use of computers for instruction seems to be limited. Whether the problem is due to teachers' ability or usage of computers for instruction is not well understood. In order to better understand the role of ability and usage in technology integration, teachers' proficiency of technology… (More)
This paper reports a large scale survey of elementary and junior high school teachers on their use of ICT and the differences their background may have made. A survey questionnaire was developed based the six standard areas suggested by International Society of Technology Education (ISTE). A total of 324 schools and 3,729 teachers in Taiwan were surveyed.… (More)