The use of technology at school: teachers' point of view

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Sandra Legrottaglie
Maria Beatrice Ligorio


This research study examines how 65 teachers in Italy perceive educational use of technology and internet. The data were gathered by way of a semi-structured interview, with answers transcribed and analyzed using a double system of categories.
One system deals with positive and negative values, while the other is based on conceptual contrapositions. The results reveal that, despite their generally positive view of technology, teachers see many factors preventing real educational use. Furthermore, we found that school level influences the type of factors teachers reported.

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