Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 1(3), pp. 262 - 267
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2013.010317
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Factors Contributing to Teachers’ Use of Computer Technology in the Classroom


Abbas Pourhosein Gilakjani*
Lahijan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Lahijan, Iran

ABSTRACT

There are many factors for teachers to use computer technology in their classrooms. The goal of this study is to identify some of the important factors contributing the teachers’ use of computer technology. The first goal of this paper is to discuss computer self-efficacy. The second goal is to explain teaching experience. The third goal is to elaborate inadequate computer technology support. The fourth goal is to investigate teachers’ pedagogical practices. The last goal is to examine professional development in computer technology integration.

KEYWORDS
Computer Self-Efficacy, Teaching Experience, Inadequate Support, Pedagogical Practices, Professional Development

Cite this paper
Abbas Pourhosein Gilakjani . "Factors Contributing to Teachers’ Use of Computer Technology in the Classroom." Universal Journal of Educational Research 1.3 (2013) 262 - 267. doi: 10.13189/ujer.2013.010317.