STUDYING THE ROLE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY ON THE KNOWLEDGEABLE, ATTITUDINAL AND SKILLFUL ABILITIES OF DEZFUL TEACHER TRAINING STUDENTS ACCORDING TO THE STUDENTS VIEWS
1 Islamic Azad University of Dezful (IRAN)
2 Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University of Tehran (IRAN)
About this paper:
Appears in: EDULEARN12 Proceedings
Publication year: 2012
Conference name: 4th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 2-4 July, 2012
Location: Barcelona, Spain
Abstract:All over the world, universities and higher education institutions have a great role in transferring knowledge to the learners as well as training them to apply it in daily life. Teacher Training Universities as a system in higher education have the responsibility to reinforce students' potential abilities and information and make them update their knowledge. This makes students try to match themselves with the scientific, technological and manages mental revolutions of the 21th century. The goal of this study is to search for the role of ICT on the knowledgeable, attitudinal and skillful abilities of students according to the students' views. The way of this research is descriptive and the tool used in the survey is a questionnaire including 30 statements in 3 domains of knowledgeable, attitudinal and skillful abilities (each domain includes 10 statements based on ICT). The validity was emphasized and accepted by 10 experts in this field and the reliability of questionnaire was 0.85 based on Chronbakh Alpha. Statistic Population Included 383 students of Teacher Training Universities and 191 participants were selected based on random Sampling. For analysis of data, a combination of descriptive and inferential techniques was used. Findings indicate according to the students views ICT has a great role in increasing the knowledgeable, attitudinal and skillful abilities of them.
Keywords: ICT, knowledgeable, attitudinal and Skillful Abilities, Teacher Training University.