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dc.contributor.authorWeathersbee, Julia Catherine ( )
dc.date.accessioned2008-05-20T20:20:03Z
dc.date.available2012-02-24T10:13:36Z
dc.date.issued2008-05en_US
dc.identifier.citationWeathersbee, J. C. (2008). Impact of technology integration on academic performance of Texas school children. Masters of Public Administration, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX.
dc.identifier.urihttps://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/3481
dc.description.abstractPurpose: The purpose of this study is to examine the impact technology integration in public schools has on the academic performance of public school students. Method: Data for this study were obtained from the Texas Education Agency. The study uses data measuring the level of technology integration in over 6,654 Texas public school campuses as well as TAKS scores of 4th, 8th, and 11th graders in the subject areas of reading, math, and science. Four areas of technology integration are identified and examined for their possible impact on the academic performance of public school students. A multiple regression analysis was used to assess the impact of the four areas of technology integration on academic performance. Results: The results show that overall the integration of technology in the classroom impacts the academic performance of students in the subject areas reading, math, and science. Conclusion: This research study provides valuable information regarding the necessity of integrating technology into public schools. While this field of research is still in its infancy, this study conveys the impact technology has on academic performance and the importance of further research in examining its effects.en_US
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dc.format.extent65 pages
dc.format.medium1 file (.pdf)
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.sourceAn Applied Research Project Submitted to the Department of Political Science, Texas State University-San Marcos, in Partial Fulfillment for the Requirements for the Degree of Masters of Public Administration, Spring 2008.
dc.subjectTechnologyen_US
dc.subjectAcademic performanceen_US
dc.subjectDigital divideen_US
dc.subjectPublic school childrenen_US
dc.subjectEducationen_US
dc.subjectTexasen_US
dc.titleImpact of Technology Integration on Academic Performance of Texas School Childrenen_US
txstate.documenttypeResearch Reporten_US
dc.contributor.committeeMemberTajalli, Hassan
dc.contributor.committeeMemberYun, Hyung J.
dc.contributor.committeeMemberSievert, Jessica
txstate.departmentPolitical Science


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