Tech use and teacher candidates: The impact of new online tools on attitudes
Camille Rutherford, Candace Figg, Brock University, Canada
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-64-8 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the preliminary changes in the use of computer technology as well as changes in attitude regarding computer technology for 56 teacher candidates when participating in a practicum experience supported with new online tools such as blogs, discussion boards, hypertext links, and portals. The impact on the candidates' attitude regarding computer technology as well as their uses of technology will be will be measured by examining the changes in their personal and academic use of technology, their attitude towards computer technology and their opinion regarding computer technology and teaching.
Rutherford, C. & Figg, C. (2008). Tech use and teacher candidates: The impact of new online tools on attitudes. In K. McFerrin, R. Weber, R. Carlsen & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2008--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 679-683). Las Vegas, Nevada, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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