Theory, classroom practice and ICT: Exploring the connections
Faculty of Computing, Health and Science
School of Computer and Information Science / Centre for Research in Entertainment, Arts,Technology, Education and Communications
This paper reports the findings of a study that sought to explore the connections between contemporary teaching and learning literature, classroom practice and teacher use of information and computer technologies. A random sample of 12 schools technology rich schools including junior, elementary and senior schools was taken for this exploration. A combination of qualitative and quantitative techniques was used to investigate teacher approaches to instruction and the ways these were influenced by teacher access to new technology.