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Mistaking the Tool for the Outcome: Using Activity System Theory to understand the Complexity of Teacher Technophobia
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2005 (2005) pp. 1480–1487
The blame for the reputed failure of schools to embrace information and communication technologies (ICT) and the relegation of new technologies to the periphery of school life is frequently placed directly on the technophobic teacher. In this paper, ...
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 17, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 65–84
Teacher technophobia is analyzed using an activity systems framework and we contend that technophobic teachers make the mistake of confusing and collapsing the tool into the object thereby figuratively altering the geometry of the classic activity...