Handheld Computers in the Elementary Classroom: Students and Parents Share Their Thoughts

Jennifer Alexiou-Ray & Vivian H. Wright

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Jennifer Alexiou-Ray is an Assistant Professor of Secondary Education at the University of Montevallo. She teaches courses on instructional technology, secondary teaching methodology, and supervises teacher interns, at the graduate and undergraduate levels. One of her goals as a teacher educator is guide pre-service teachers in their development as well-rounded teaching professionals, who can teach using many different strategies. Dr. Ray’s research interests include emerging technologies, integration of 21st century classroom components into teaching, and online teaching and learning.

Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Jennifer A. Alexiou-Ray, 150 Village Lane, Pelham, AL 35124.


Vivian H. Wright is an Associate Professor of Instructional Technology at The University of Alabama. In addition to teaching in the graduate program, Dr. Wright works with teacher educators on innovative ways to infuse technology in the curriculum to enhance teaching and learning and has helped develop projects such as Master Technology Teacher. Dr. Wright’s research has focused on emerging technologies and the integration of technology in the disciplines. She has co-authored two books and authored or co-authored over 50 papers and book chapters.



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