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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/153844
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Educational Technology Use by Nursing Faculty
Abstract:
Educational Technology Use by Nursing Faculty
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2004
Conference Date:July 22-24, 2004
Author:Ihrke, Barbara A., PhD, RN
P.I. Institution Name:Indiana Wesleyan University
Title:Associate Professor of Nursing Education
Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine the use of educational technologies for instructional purposes by nurse educators in generic baccalaureate nursing programs in Indiana. Design: A descriptive study design including the use of a survey was used. Population, Sample Setting, Years: The participants of the study were baccalaureate nursing faculty teaching in Indiana. One hundred thirteen nurse educators participated in the study (a 51% return rate) resulting in 95 (43%) usable returns. Data were collected in 2002. Concepts Studied: The relationships between ‘knowledge about technology’, ‘personal/professional use of technology’, and ‘classroom use of technology’ were examined. Perceived attributes of innovations and stage of adoption of innovations by nurse educators were also examined. Methods: The Faculty Use of Educational Technologies Survey was mailed to each nurse educator in 18 generic baccalaureate schools of nursing in Indiana. The survey included both close-ended and open-ended questions. Findings: The results of this study demonstrated strong positive relationships among nurse educators’ personal knowledge about technology, personal/professional use of technology, and classroom use of technology. The factors most related to use of educational technology in the teaching/learning process were equipment availability, perceived student learning, ease of use, and relative advantage of the innovation. Conclusions: Some of the least know and least used technologies were predictive of classroom use. Self-education was most frequently used to learn about technology. Equipment availability, improvement in student learning, and ease of use influenced the use of educational technologies. Implications: Results suggest greater access to computer technologies is needed in classrooms. Planned faculty development opportunities could help nurse educators integrate technologies into the teaching/learning process. Early Adopters of technologies could be change agents and mentors to facilitate the use of technology. Understanding the advantages of technology innovations could assist educators to integrate them more readily.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
22-Jul-2004
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleEducational Technology Use by Nursing Facultyen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/153844-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Educational Technology Use by Nursing Faculty</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2004</td></tr><tr class="item-conference-date"><td class="label">Conference Date:</td><td class="value">July 22-24, 2004</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Ihrke, Barbara A., PhD, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Indiana Wesleyan University</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Associate Professor of Nursing Education</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">barbara.ihrke@indwes.edu</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">Objective: The purpose of this study was to examine the use of educational technologies for instructional purposes by nurse educators in generic baccalaureate nursing programs in Indiana. Design: A descriptive study design including the use of a survey was used. Population, Sample Setting, Years: The participants of the study were baccalaureate nursing faculty teaching in Indiana. One hundred thirteen nurse educators participated in the study (a 51% return rate) resulting in 95 (43%) usable returns. Data were collected in 2002. Concepts Studied: The relationships between &lsquo;knowledge about technology&rsquo;, &lsquo;personal/professional use of technology&rsquo;, and &lsquo;classroom use of technology&rsquo; were examined. Perceived attributes of innovations and stage of adoption of innovations by nurse educators were also examined. Methods: The Faculty Use of Educational Technologies Survey was mailed to each nurse educator in 18 generic baccalaureate schools of nursing in Indiana. The survey included both close-ended and open-ended questions. Findings: The results of this study demonstrated strong positive relationships among nurse educators&rsquo; personal knowledge about technology, personal/professional use of technology, and classroom use of technology. The factors most related to use of educational technology in the teaching/learning process were equipment availability, perceived student learning, ease of use, and relative advantage of the innovation. Conclusions: Some of the least know and least used technologies were predictive of classroom use. Self-education was most frequently used to learn about technology. Equipment availability, improvement in student learning, and ease of use influenced the use of educational technologies. Implications: Results suggest greater access to computer technologies is needed in classrooms. Planned faculty development opportunities could help nurse educators integrate technologies into the teaching/learning process. Early Adopters of technologies could be change agents and mentors to facilitate the use of technology. Understanding the advantages of technology innovations could assist educators to integrate them more readily.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T12:33:27Z-
dc.date.issued2004-07-22en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T12:33:27Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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