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PEDAR: Executive Summary Teaching With Technology: Use of Telecommunications Technology by Postsecondary Instructional Faculty and Staff
Introduction
Access to the Internet, Quality of Computing Resources, and Use of Telecommunications Technologies
Access to the Internet
Quality of Computing Resources
Use of Telecommunications Technologies
Relationship of Internet Access and Quality of Computing Resources to Instructional Use of Technology
Teaching and Technology Use
Workload and Technology Use
Hours Worked
Work Activities
Classroom Contact Hours and Office Hours
Conclusion
Research Methodology
References
Full Report (PDF)
Executive Summary (PDF)
Access to the Internet, Quality of Computing Resources, and Use of Telecommunications Technology - Access to the Internet


In fall 1998, 97 percent of full-time instructional faculty and staff who taught classes for credit at degree-granting institutions had access to the Internet, including 98 percent of those at 4-year doctoral institutions, 97 percent of those at 4-year nondoctoral institutions, and 94 percent of those at 2-year institutions. Though part-time instructional faculty and staff were less likely to have access to the Internet compared with their full-time counterparts, a large majority of part-time instructional faculty and staff had access to the Internet (88 percent), including 92 percent of those at 4-year doctoral institutions, 88 percent of those at 4-year nondoctoral institutions, and 85 percent of those at 2-year institutions. Both full- and part-time instructional faculty and staff were more likely to have access both at home and at work than only at work or only at home.


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