Enhancing Teaching with Technology: Are We There Yet?

December 4, 2006

While it is certain that there is a technology presence on all campuses, further investigation suggests that faculty use of teaching with technology is far from a universal phenomenon. Anecdotal reports from staff tell of low turnouts among faculty who claim that they have no time to invest in learning the necessary skills despite expensive infrastructure and outreach efforts on the part of support staff. In assessing the factors that have contributed to the gap between educational technology resources and their implementation, Sharon Kopyc argues that institutions will need to adopt a diverse, flexible range of strategies to foster more widespread faculty use of technology in their work.

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