DIGITAL TECHNOLOGICAL PROFILE OF FUTURE BRAZILIAN TEACHERS

A. Grunewald Nichele1, E. Schlemmer2

1UNISINOS & Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia do Rio Grande do Sul (BRAZIL)
2UNISINOS - Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos (BRAZIL)
Students who grow up in an online society and are users of digital technologies have got different denominations like digital natives. It’s common to assume that today’s students have skills and affinity with technological devices and the internet, living and doing activities with those devices. These characteristics and the technological development have improved the offer of distance learning courses and teaching and learning strategies in the mobile context. However, the adoption of courses and practices is sometimes frustrating. Some students haven’t reached the required technological skills yet. Therefore, 41 graduation course students answered a questionnaire about access and use of digital technologies aiming the investigation of future teachers technological profile. The results will enable us to adjust and develop the activities in distance and mobile context so that they are suitable to any of those students.