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Teacher Adoption of Technology: A Perceptual Control Theory Perspective

@article{Zhao2001TeacherAO,
  title={Teacher Adoption of Technology: A Perceptual Control Theory Perspective},
  author={Yong Zhao and Gary A. Cziko},
  journal={The Journal of Technology and Teacher Education},
  year={2001},
  volume={9},
  pages={5-30}
}
  • Y. Zhao, G. Cziko
  • Published 22 March 2001
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Technology and Teacher Education
There is an ironic and costly contradiction in the attempt to integrate technology into education. While evidence of the educational benefits of technology abounds and investment in hardware and software has dramatically increased, relatively few teachers use technology regularly in their teaching and the impact of computers on existing curricula is still very limited. What lies behind this contradiction? Why don't teachers make wider use of instructional technologies? In this article we… Expand

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