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Title:  Computer Technology in the Public School Classroom: Teacher Perspectives
Description: This Issue Brief examines public school teacher views on technology in the classroom. Using data from the 200001 Teacher Follow-up Survey (TFS), the Brief reports on what types of technology teachers find essential and whether they consider technology sufficiently available in their classrooms. It also compares teacher opinions across various teacher characteristics. A majority of teachers (57 percent) considered their classroom technology sufficiently available.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: March 2005
Web Release: March 11, 2005
Print Release: This Publication will only be available online.
Publication #: NCES 2005083
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Lawrence Lanahan and Janet Boysen
Type of Product: Issue Brief
Survey/Program Areas: Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Issue Brief, please contact:
Lisa Hudson.
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