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Barriers Re Technology

Barriers Re Technology

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Published by jenedu
barriers to using technology in schools
barriers to using technology in schools

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Categories:Types, School Work
Published by: jenedu on Dec 03, 2011
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Equipment failure or malfunction
Time to learn new technology
Not user friendly (hard and software)
Equipment and software different across classrooms
Support weak (CPD & Technical)
Software out of date/old
Takes too long to learn given value to learning
Difficult to schedule classrooms with technology
No access to technology
Nowhere to learn; need to learn
Infrastructure/network too slow
Barriers to using technology in the classroom
 
Summary of Recommendations
General
Improve quality control to raise reliability of technologies.
Simplify learning to use technology.
Help staff determine if learning and using technology are reallyworth it.
Improve technical support.Steps to this1. Work to convince technology staff that reliability is veryimportant, especially concerning technology in classrooms.2. Encourage the purchase of highly reliable technologies.3. Improve systems for checking and maintaining classroomtechnologies.4. Create new approaches (including staff training) to assure thatextremely rapid responses are made to breakdowns.
 
Improve quality control to raise reliability of technologies.
1. Work to convince technology staff that reliability is very important,especially concerning technology in classrooms.2. Encourage the purchase of highly reliable technologies.3. Improve systems for checking and maintaining classroomtechnologies.4. Create new approaches (including staff training) to assure thatextremely rapid responses are made to breakdowns.

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