THE INFLUENCE OF DIFFERENT TEACHING METHODS ON STUDENT ATTITUDES TOWARD TECHNOLOGY
Leping Liu, Towson University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, ISBN 978-1-880094-33-4 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
Students' attitudes toward computer technologies have been found one of the important variables that influence their computer achievements. Research has shown that students' experience of using or learning computer technology influences their attitudes toward computer technology. The current study investigated the influences of different teaching methods on students' computer attitudes. Two teaching methods were used in this study: (1) teacher-centered instructive method, and (2) studentcentered constructive method. Two groups of teacher education students served as the sample, each of which learned basic computer skills with one of the two teaching methods. Their computer attitudes were measured and compared in four attitude variables-enjoyment, motivation, importance, and freedom from anxiety. Differences were found between the two groups.
Liu, L. (1999). THE INFLUENCE OF DIFFERENT TEACHING METHODS ON STUDENT ATTITUDES TOWARD TECHNOLOGY. In J. Price, J. Willis, D. Willis, M. Jost & S. Boger-Mehall (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 1999--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1400-1405). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
Paul Jones & Robert Wall, Towson University, United States; Leping Liu, University of Nevada at Reno, United States
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2003 (2003) pp. 1632–1635
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