Teacher Educators' ICT Competencies, Usage, and Perceptions

Góktaş, Yúksel; Yıldırım, Soner; Yıldırım, Zahide
April 2009
Gazi University Journal of Gazi Educational Faculty (GUJGEF);2009, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p109
Academic Journal
This study presents survey findings about teacher educators' perceptions about ICT integration into teacher education programs, their perceived ICT competencies and their ICT usage in their courses. The data were collected through a questionnaire from 111 teacher educators in 18 schools of teacher education (STE) and through interview with 6 teacher educators in 3 STE. The results indicated that most of the participants expressed positive perceptions about the integration of ICT into teacher education programs. Generally, their ICT competency was completely sufficient. They use the Internet as a supportive tool to their courses, and particularly search engines used by them.


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