Efficient use of information and communication technology training to promote student learning

This study examined whether educators are effectively using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) to promote student learning. The study identified teachers' current technological practices, attitudes about computer usage, and professional development needs for using computers in schools. The results of this study found a majority of the technology usage was teacher centered. This finding contradicts current body of research which states student learning is improved when students were the users of the ICTs. This study also concluded the best forms of professional development for using computers to support instruction would be to offer opportunities for designing student projects in a collaborative setting.