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Decoding the Mystery of Technology Integration: Decision-Making and Identities with Elementary Pre-Service Teachers

, , University of Minnesota, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Savannah, GA, United States ISBN 978-1-939797-13-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


The purpose of this qualitative study was to investigate how pre-service elementary teachers make technology integration instructional decisions and how those decisions are informed by their developing technology integration teacher identities. The implications for further development of technology integration theory, facilitating the preparation of elementary educators to make pedagogically sound technology integration decisions, along with teacher preparation programmatic planning are discussed.


Nielsen-Winkelman, T. & Chang, Y.H. (2016). Decoding the Mystery of Technology Integration: Decision-Making and Identities with Elementary Pre-Service Teachers. In G. Chamblee & L. Langub (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2229-2236). Savannah, GA, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 27, 2019 from .

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