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Supporting a 1:1 program with a student technology team

Supporting a 1:1 program with a student technology team PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to describe the practice of using student technology teams (STTs) offered at a high school within a 1:1 district.Design/methodology/approachThis qualitative case study (Merriam, 1998, 2009) documents how an STT program functioned in 2015-2016 academic year.FindingsFindings show the STT provided a rich and authentic learning opportunity for students interested in information technology. The district benefits greatly through both cost savings and personnel support related to its 1:1 initiative.Originality/valueAs there is no current research on K-12 STTs, this study serves as a foundation for a practice that is growing within schools. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The International Journal of Information and Learning Technology Emerald Publishing

Supporting a 1:1 program with a student technology team

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
2056-4880
DOI
10.1108/IJILT-06-2017-0049
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Abstract

PurposeThe purpose of this paper is to describe the practice of using student technology teams (STTs) offered at a high school within a 1:1 district.Design/methodology/approachThis qualitative case study (Merriam, 1998, 2009) documents how an STT program functioned in 2015-2016 academic year.FindingsFindings show the STT provided a rich and authentic learning opportunity for students interested in information technology. The district benefits greatly through both cost savings and personnel support related to its 1:1 initiative.Originality/valueAs there is no current research on K-12 STTs, this study serves as a foundation for a practice that is growing within schools.

Journal

The International Journal of Information and Learning TechnologyEmerald Publishing

Published: Nov 6, 2017

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