Oversold – Underused Revisited: Factors Influencing Computer Use in Swiss Classrooms

  • Dominik Petko
Conference paper

It is a well known phenomenon that computers, although readily available in classrooms, are rarely used for teaching and learning (Cuban, 2001; Korte & Hüsing, 2006).

Keywords

OECD Cuban 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dominik Petko
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  1. 1.University for Teacher Education of Central SwitzerlandSwitzerland

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