Share Paper: Classroom Technology: Overcoming the hindrances in new teachers’ classrooms

  1. Austin Kureethara Manuel, Midwestern State University, United States
  2. Timothy Hinchman, Midwestern State University, United States
Wednesday, March 28 5:45 PM-7:00 PM Edison Ballroom D

Abstract: The generation of millennial students ready to teach is well acclaimed to be born into technology. Consequently, they should find using technology as a tool in their classrooms very normal (Baker, Lusk, & Neuhauser, 2012; Borko, Whitcomb, & Liston, 2009; Ruggiero & Mong, 2015).Many studies that suggested the worth of technology in classrooms also listed the limitations of technology to promote educational achievements (Ertmer, 1999; Ruggiero & Mong, 2015; Thomas, O’Bannon, & Bolton, 2013). The analyses of the data collected from 25 new teachers on their perspectives on the challenges and benefits of implementing classroom technology confirms that it has ...