College Teaching: Marching to the Tune of Technology

By Ruth E. Jones, Azar Hadadian and Nina Yssel.

Published by Journal of Technologies in Education

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Technology is quickly becoming a global phenomenon, increasingly seen in higher education classrooms. Use of technology by both students and instructors can have positive and negative effects. This study sought to investigate the use and misuse of technology by all participants in college classrooms. Results of a student survey and suggestions for instructors are included.

Keywords: Digital Classroom, Higher Education, Student Laptops, Technology in College Classrooms

Journal of Technologies in Education, Volume 10, Issue 1, May 2014, pp.1-9. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published online: May 2, 2014 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 363.444KB)).

Dr. Ruth E. Jones

Assistant Professor, Teachers College, Department of Special Education, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, USA

Dr. Jones' background is in special education and reading instruction. She has worked with students with disabilities at all levels, teaching life skills, academic skills, and behavioral skills. She also has served as a school administrator at the district and cooperative levels. Dr. Jones is currently an assistant professor in the special education department of Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, USA. Her research interests are technology in education; academic interventions with struggling learners; service learning experiences in higher education, assessment, response to intervention, and others.

Dr. Azar Hadadian

Professor, Teachers College, Department of Special Education, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA

Dr. Hadadian's areas of expertise include deaf education and early childhood special education. Research interests include technology, attachment, infant mental health, parent and child interaction, parental stress, and preservice training.

Dr. Nina Yssel

Associate Professor, Teachers College, Department of Special Education, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA

Dr. Yssel's areas of expertise include mild disabilities and twice exceptional individuals. Her research interests include professional development schools, paraeducators in special education, technology, Response to Intervention, inclusion, and learning disabled/gifted students.