Factors Involved in the Implementation of Pedagogical Innovations Using Technology

Tel-Aviv University, School of Education Science and Technology Education Center
Education and Information Technologies 08/2004; 9(3):291-308. DOI: 10.1023/B:EAIT.0000042045.12692.49

ABSTRACT This paper analyzes the factors involved in successful implementation of innovative pedagogical practices using ICT in ten Israeli schools. The research questions addressed are:1. What is the configuration and intensity level of the various factors involved in the implementation of innovative pedagogical practices using ICT in schools?2. Can a connection be identified between the level of intensity of the different factors affecting the innovation and the level of change in various domains of innovation (e.g., teacher role, student role, curriculum, and time and space configurations)?Data from ten case studies in Israeli schools were analyzed using the framework developed to measure the intensity of the factors involved in the innovation. Infrastructure, factors within the school, school climate and educational policy were found to be the most involved categories. These factors mostly affect aspects of the innovation related to teacher roles, instructional contents and teaching methods.

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