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Technology Use Questionnaire

Computer Access
Yes No
Do you have computer access at school?
Do you have computer access in your classroom?
Questionnaire
Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with each statement.
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither Disagree nor Agree Agree Strongly Agree
I am motivated to find ways to use the computer(s) in my classroom.
I assign daily or weekly computer-related tasks that support my curriculum (analyzing data from a survey, creating multimedia presentations that showcase students' understanding of important content, researching information via CDs or the Internet).
My students have access to all forms of technology and computers at any time during the instructional day.
I provide short-term (daily or weekly) assignments using the classroom computer(s) that emphasize the use of different software applications (such as spreadsheets, databases, Internet use, multimedia).
I alter my instructional use of the classroom computer(s) as I gain new knowledge of software applications and research on teaching and learning.
One of my technology goals is for students to be able to use the classroom computer as another tool for learning.
I find computers to be an important part of classroom instruction.
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither Disagree nor Agree Agree Strongly Agree
I seek professional development that maximizes the use of the computers and technology available to my students.
I allocate time for students to practice their computer skills on the classroom computer(s).
My students eagerly pursue the use of the classroom computers.
Using the classroom computer(s) is a priority for me this school year.
I use the computer for my own continuing education.
I have enough time to use the classroom computer(s).
I need more and/or more current computers in order to use technology with my classroom instruction.
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither Disagree nor Agree Agree Strongly Agree
I have an immediate need for more professional development in order to design student-centered, integrated curriculum units that use the classroom computer(s) in a seamless fashion.
My students use the Internet for collaboration with others, including joint publishing, communicating, and researching to solve authentic problems.
I seek out activities that promote increased problem-solving and critical thinking using the classroom computer(s).
I plan computer-related activities in my classroom that will improve my student's basic skills (e.g., reading, writing, math computation).
In my classroom, students use technology-based computer and Internet resources beyond the school (NASA, other government agencies, private sector) to solve authentic problems.
One of my professional goals is to learn more ways to use computers in seamless instruction (i.e., it is as easy for me as using a chalkboard.)
It is easy for me to design student-centered, integrated curriculum units that use the classroom computer(s) in a seamless fashion.
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither Disagree nor Agree Agree Strongly Agree
I prefer to use existing curriculum units that integrate the classroom computer(s) with authentic assessment and student relevancy rather than building my own units from scratch.
I use my students interests, experiences, and desires to solve authentic problems when planning computer-related activities in my classroom.
Using available technology and computers, I have expanded the horizons of instructional computing in my classroom.
I use integrated curriculum units that place heavy emphasis on complex thinking skills, computer use, and student relevancy to the real world.
I use my classroom computer(s) primarily to track grades and/or answer email.
I rely on others (student assistant, parent volunteer, close friend) to do my computer-related tasks for me in my classroom.
I access the Internet quite frequently.
Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither Disagree nor Agree Agree Strongly Agree
I am proficient with basic software applications (word processing, Internet applications, CD ROMs, Games).
I am proficient with at least one multimedia authoring tool (such as HyperStudio, PowerPoint, KidPix, or AppleWorks).
I integrate the most current research on teaching and learning when using the classroom computers.
I have the background to show others how to merge technology with integrated, thematic curricula.
I am very comfortable using a computer.
I find the use of computers to be practical for my students.
I am able to troubleshoot various software problems such as translations, compression of image files, and cross-platform issues.
I actively participate in online collaboration opportunities.