An Apple for the teacher: computers and work in elementary schools
Factors that influence a teacher's decision whether or not to use computer technology as an instructional tool are explored in this book. Based on her own research, Melissa Evans-Andris discusses the ways teachers use computers; identifies administrative behaviours that support or inhibit the use of computers in schools; and recommends specific strategies for implementing educational computer use.
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Introducing Computers in Schools
Motivating Teachers to Change
Computing Styles Among Teachers
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