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E-books or P-books: Pre-service teachers’ Preferences in Early Childhood Education
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, , University of Alaska Anchorage, United States

E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Kona, Hawaii, United States Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA

Abstract

Children’s electronic picture books (e-books) are becoming more popular recently. The purpose of this study is to explore pre-service teachers’ beliefs about using e-books as a teaching tool in the classroom. Additionally, this study aim to examine pre-service teachers’ preferences for using e-books on computer and/or multiple devices. Ninety-four pre-service teachers participated in this study. Results show that pre-service teachers in early childhood education generally supports the use of e-books. The participants also expressed their preferences of using e-books or printed book (p-book) and their preferences of using e-books either on computer and/or multiple devises as a teaching tool in the classroom.

Citation

Hsiao, W.Y. & Hu, H.W. (2015). E-books or P-books: Pre-service teachers’ Preferences in Early Childhood Education. In Proceedings of E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 202-206). Kona, Hawaii, United States: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved April 4, 2020 from .

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