Technology-Integrated Curriculum and Students' Academic Performance

Abstract: 

Technology is shaping our world persistently and swiftly every day.   Does the use of technology improve teaching and learning as well as the overall quality of education at schools?  To what extent are technology-integrated curricula in an elementary school correlated with students’ academic performance on statewide achievement tests?  To what extent are technology-integrated curricula in an elementary school correlated with students’ computer literacy skills?  The aim of this chapter was to identify whether a relationship exists between technology-integrated curriculum and students’ academic performance on statewide achievement tests as well as their computer skills in an elemental school in Alabama.  Data were collected through a survey questionnaire and archival data.  The participants were 113 fifth grade elementary school students.  Results from the study and recommendations for school administrators, teachers, and students are provided.

 

This publication has been peer reviewed.
Publication Type: 
Book Chapter
Authors: 
James Dixon and Libi Shen
Year of Publication: 
2019
Journal, Book, Magazine or Other Publication Title: 
Diverse Learning Opportunities Through Technology-Based Curriculum Design
Pages: 
96-131
Publisher: 
IGI Global
Date Published: 
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Place Published: 
Hershey, PA
Publication Language: 
English
ISBN Number: 
9781522555193
DOI: 
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5519-3
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