Share Paper: The UDL and TIM as Frameworks for Understanding First Year Teachers’ Technology Integration Proficiency

  1. Lisa Harris, Winthrop University, United States
  2. Lindsay Yearta, Winthrop University, United States
Thursday, March 21 4:15-4:35 PM Santa Monica 2

Abstract: A case study qualitative research design was used to explore the extent to which six first year teachers integrated technology in their lessons. Teacher statements were first categorized by UDL principles and then using the Technology Integration Matrix. All six first year teachers provided examples of technology integration for each of the three principles of UDL. When describing daily use of technology and specific technology integrated projects, teacher examples fell most often into multiple means of representation, followed by multiple means of engagement, and then multiple means of action and expression. Preliminary results indicate that the six interviewed first-year teachers ...