A systems-based approach to technology integration using mentoring and communities of practice

  title={A systems-based approach to technology integration using mentoring and communities of practice},
  author={Theodore J. Kopcha},
  journal={Educational Technology Research and Development},
  • Theodore J. Kopcha
  • Published 1 April 2010
  • Sociology
  • Educational Technology Research and Development
The purpose of this article is to present a systems-based mentoring model of technology integration that follows a research-based path. [...] Key Method Unlike previous mentoring approaches to integrating technology into the classroom, this model culminates with the establishment of a teacher-led community of practice that uses the resources currently available at a school to support and sustain the implementation of the system. Suggestions for implementing the model in a variety of K-12 and higher education…Expand

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