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Preservice Teachers’ Technology Integration: Development of a Grounded Theory

, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Honolulu, HI, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-73-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC


This paper is a report of an in progress study conducted with pre-service teachers from a university in Puerto Rico about technology integration. The purpose is to develop a grounded theory about the preservice teachers’ technology integration during their field experiences. Some of the information compilation techniques include recorded interviews and content analysis. Some of the early findings suggest answers to the five W’s (What, When, Where, Who and Why) about the technology integration process. Several important concepts are presented and the relationship between them and the technology integration processes are discussed. Recommendations for future studies are made.


Martínez, C. (2009). Preservice Teachers’ Technology Integration: Development of a Grounded Theory. In G. Siemens & C. Fulford (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2009--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 2018-2022). Honolulu, HI, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved March 22, 2019 from .


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