Barriers to technology integration in the classroom
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Barriers to technology integration in the classroom

This short online survey has been developed to gather data to explore K/P -12 Australian teachers’ knowledge and skills to implement the technology use in their classrooms and to determine any barriers to implementation. You do not need to be an expert on technology integration to complete the survey. 

Please complete this short survey, which should take approximately 15-20 minutes. If you do not wish to participate, simply discard the survey. Responses will be completely anonymous; your name will not appear anywhere on the survey.

All educators are welcome to participate, however, please note that Education Queensland employees are required to adhere to current Department of Education requirements regarding participation in activities, including research, beyond immediate duties, and hence are not eligible to complete this study. 

We are using a snowball method to gather participants, please feel free to provide the URL of this survey to your colleagues in Australia.

Your participation in this project is entirely voluntary and anonymous. All responses will be treated confidentially. Please note, that if you wish to withdraw from the project after you have submitted your responses, the researcher is unable to remove your data from the project as it is anonymous.

If you have any questions or would like further information about this project, please contact the researcher using the email address provided below. Your decision whether you take part, do not take part, or to take part and then withdraw, will in no way impact your current or future relationship with the University of Southern Queensland. There are no anticipated risks associated with your participation in this project. Any data collected as a part of this project will be stored securely as per University of Southern Queensland’s Research Data Management policy. Any published summary of the research results will be available to participants upon their request.

This research project has been approved by the USQ ethics committee approval H18REA024.

If you have any concerns or complaints about the ethical conduct of the project, you may contact the University of Southern Queensland Manager of Research Integrity and Ethics on +61 7 4631 1839 or email researchintegrity@usq.edu.au. The Manager of Research Integrity and Ethics is not connected with the research project and can facilitate a resolution to your concern in an unbiased manner.

Thank you for your participation. Vanessa Crouch (on behalf of the research team)

Email: Vanessa.Crouch@usq.edu.au

Thank you for choosing to participate in this survey. We appreciate your time and the effort taken to complete this survey. Below are some definitions to assist with the completion of the survey.

DEFINITIONS

  • Learning technologies - technology that assists classroom learning in digital or online spaces. This might include: devices such as laptops, IWB, online websites or mobile devices.

  • Digital pedagogy - How teachers make choices to use digital tools in learning and 

  • TPACK - Technological Pedagogical and Content Knowledge, the framework for knowledge development in a technology enhanced classroom. 

There are 24 questions in this survey.