ERIC Number: ED485020
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Oct
Reference Count: 26
Teacher Educators' Beliefs and Technology Uses in Relation to Preservice Teachers' Beliefs and Technology Attitudes
Bai, Hua; Ertmer, Peg
Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 27th, Chicago, Il. October 19-23 2004
This study explored teacher educators' pedagogical beliefs and technology uses in relation to preservice teachers' pedagogical beliefs and attitudes toward technology. Correlation and regression analysis were conducted to answer the research questions. The results revealed some relationships between the teacher educators' beliefs and their uses of technology. In addition, it was found that the teacher educators' learnercentered beliefs could influence the preservice teachers' learner-centered beliefs. The requency that the teacher educators had the preservice teachers use technology in both constructivist and traditional way could influence the preservice teachers' attitudes toward technology.
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Preservice Teachers, Computer Attitudes, Preservice Teacher Education, Higher Education, Student Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Washington, DC.