The Relationship of the Learning Styles of High School Teachers and Computer Use in the Classroom

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This study sought to determine if the dominant learning styles of high school teachers is related to the amount of time computers are used in the classroom by students. It also examined the types of software used by those teachers, and their levels of technology adoption. Subjects (N=177) were from high schools in a large urban school district. Instrumentation included the Gregorc Style Delineator, a modified version of the Snapshot Survey and the Stages of Adoption of Technology. An ANOVA showed no statistical significance between teachers with different dominant learning styles in the numbers of minutes per week that computers ... continued below

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Hunnicutt, Robert Lane August 2005.

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This study sought to determine if the dominant learning styles of high school teachers is related to the amount of time computers are used in the classroom by students. It also examined the types of software used by those teachers, and their levels of technology adoption. Subjects (N=177) were from high schools in a large urban school district. Instrumentation included the Gregorc Style Delineator, a modified version of the Snapshot Survey and the Stages of Adoption of Technology. An ANOVA showed no statistical significance between teachers with different dominant learning styles in the numbers of minutes per week that computers were utilized in their classrooms with students. A chi square test showed no statistical significance in the types of software used in the classrooms of teachers with different dominant learning styles. A chi square test showed no statistical significance in the Stages of Technology Adoption of teachers with different dominant learning styles.

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Hunnicutt, Robert Lane. The Relationship of the Learning Styles of High School Teachers and Computer Use in the Classroom, dissertation, August 2005; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc5580/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .