Share Paper: Changes in Cognitive Knowledge Structures During an Online Educational Technology Course

  1. Rhonda Christensen, University of North Texas, United States
  2. Gerald Knezek, University of North Texas, United States
Tuesday, June 25 10:45 AM-11:15 AM Vondelpark

Abstract: The preparation of teachers to integrate technology is a critical component for their future use of technology in the classroom. Changes in relationships among technology related variables during a semester long online course revealed that students develop cognitive knowledge structures about technology integration that are consistent with structures known to exist in technology-integrating teachers. Eight constructs measured at the beginning and end of the course all came to align significantly (p < .05) with the outcome variable of Stages of Adoption of Technology, by the end of the course, while just one was significantly (p < .05) associated at the ...