Applying Rogerian Theory to Technology Resistant Students
Eric Seemann, Lamar Wilkinson, Walter Buboltz, Sonia Beaty, Louisiana Tech Univ., United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Norfolk, VA ISBN 978-1-880094-41-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA
This paper proposes ways of helping technology resistant (TR) students in terms of Carl Rogers' theories. In this view, students are motivated by the single, unitary motive of actualizing- maintaining or enhancing their lives to their fullest potential. Resistance to technology is defined in terms of incongruence among the Real Self, the Ideal Self, and the technological task to be learned. Suggestions using Rogerian principles are given to assist educators in working with technology resistant students.
Seemann, E., Wilkinson, L., Buboltz, W. & Beaty, S. (2001). Applying Rogerian Theory to Technology Resistant Students. In J. Price, D. Willis, N. Davis & J. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2001--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 86-87). Norfolk, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).