BYOD Implementation Analysis
This table displays the positive connation surrounding BYOD. Both teachers and students agreed that BYOD positively affected their schools and the performance of the students (Bebell & Kay 2010). As previously mentioned, BYOD objective is to increase the educational standards, therefore it is vital to implement this in WWPS to improve overall results. Another influential factor in the decision of the 3 year BYOD implementation is personal teaching experience within that WWPS. Through experience as an educator within WWPS it was noticed that students appreciated the concept of technology integration within the classroom. This can be supported as 85% of students at WWPS enjoyed learning new skills through the use of technology (Wollongong West Public School 2014). These experiences and statistical information of the school support the decision of BYOD.
Suhr et al’s (2010) research explored some of the implications embedded when implementing BYOD on a macro …show more content…
Through this examination, a 3 year BYOD implementation strategy has been recommended for WWPS. There are many implications associated within a BYOD program that can have consequences for the students. However, following this carefully considered 3 year BYOD strategy that gradually introduces BYOD, offers continual professional development for teachers can improve students’ academic achievement, motivation and engagement (Bebell & Kay 2012) thus creating a positive and inclusive learning environment for all